Category: Health & Fitness

Eating Disorders in Malaysia: More Common Than We Think?

The media is oversaturated with images of wasp-like women, tiny waists and large busts – an unattainable hourglass for the average woman. In Western countries, say the United States – the average size of a woman is about a size 16. Asian women? We’re held to a different standard. How many times have we dreaded family reunions because there’s going to be that one aunt who won’t keep her mouth shut – “ah, dah debab dah!” or some other comment on our bodies? These messages are internalized and they replay like a mantra in your head. For some people,...

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WARNING: ZOMBIE ALERT – Run For Your Lives Returns To Malaysia

Run For Your Lives, the game of flag tag set in the world of a zombie apocalypse returns to Malaysia this 31st December at Taman Botani Putrajaya. Beginning in the United States in 2011, the game has attracted over 12,000 participants since its debut. Other cities succumbing to this zombie plague include Bangkok, Singapore and Hong Kong. The premise behind the game is that a zombie apocalypse has plagued the world, caused by an unknown virus. Participants may choose to run as a human survivor or a zombie. The game is simple – humans have to outrun the zombies,...

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