Category: social

Japan gets Coca-Cola’s first alcoholic drink

Japan definitely gets the coolest regional variants of any brand (green tea Kit Kat, anyone?), and Coca-Cola have just announced that they’ll be continuing the trend by introducing their very first alcoholic beverage! While Coca-Cola is a worldwide brand, it’s facing local giants like Suntory in Japan, and with those brands venturing into the ‘Chu-Hi’, or alcoholic pop beverages, Coca-Cola felt it was time to step up their game and take the fight to the Chu-Hi market. Chu-Hi drinks typically contain 3-8% alcoholic content, making them comparable to beers – but the Japanese market in it’s ingenuity have presented...

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Major Drop’s Looking For A New Face – Is It You?

Three days ago, Major Drop dropped a bombshell on us – they’re looking for a new face. Whether you’re Instafamous or a legit model, they want to give you a chance to be featured on well, everywhere. Instagram, lifestyle shoots, lookbooks – they need people, and maybe you could be the one. Requirements: Be over 18 years old as of time of posting Live in  Klang Valley Don’t have an overly possessive significant other (No, legit. It’s on their site) A post shared by MAJORDROP.COM (@majordropofficial) on Jan 14, 2018 at 8:32pm PST A post shared by MAJORDROP.COM (@majordropofficial)...

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7 For 2017: Things That Happened In 2017

Big things happened last year, and well some we’re happy to leave them behind, some we’re seeing the aftermath in 2018. Here’s the lowdown. #MeTooIn the wake of sexual misconduct allegations against Harvey Weinstein came the hashtag #MeToo. The hashtag was started by activist Tarana Burke and popularized by actress Alyssa Milano, accompanied by stories of sexual violence, harassment and the like by everyday people and high-profile celebrities alike. Currently, the Weinstein Effect is now an actual thing – named for the national reckoning against sexual violence, usually accusations and cases lodged against high-profile figures, usually men, outing them...

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The Malaysian Attitude Towards Suicide

In light of local model and actress Alicia Amin’s hospitalisation following a failed suicide attempt, it’s time to review the state and stigma of mental health issues in Malaysia. The Malaysian attitude towards mental health is unforgiving, with much stigma attached towards the connotation towards it being a genuine illness due to the lack of understanding and often, physical symptoms. Early 2017 I woke up in a psych ward and had to stay for one week because i attempted suicide & failed. I have never spoken about this, ever. . This was after I filmed AsNTM but no one...

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Logan Paul’s Aokigahara Controversy – A Fact Sheet

If you, like me, were confused about Logan Paul trending on social media – have no fear. Here’s a quick fact sheet on why the YouTube star made headlines. Spoiler alert: it’s not good. WHO Logan Alexander Paul, 22. The Ohio-based vlogger and voice actor, originally a Vine star. He has since moved towards acting and creating his own brand, Maverick. With 15 million subscribers, Logan’s fanbase is mostly comprised of children under the age of 15. For more information, check out his Wikipedia page. WHAT On December 31st, 2017 – Paul filmed himself and three other friends reacting...

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