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Football Round Up 29/8

By Shazwan Zulkiffli After much pressure, banter, and questions by the press and the fans, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger finally brought out his chequebook to sign not 1, but 2 players in next few days. It is expected that Germany national Shkodran Mustafi will sign for the Gunners, especially after being convinced by soon-to-be teammate Mesut Ozil, but Deportivo La Coruna striker Lucas Perez is a very “unArsenal” signing. However, reports from Indykaila suggested that Arsenal might not stop their shopping spree there, with the North Londoners preparing a final take-it-or-leave it bid of 60 million pounds for Lyon’s...

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Celebrities and Personalities take a stand against modern slavery with #BuyOutSlavery

By Matt Liew San Francisco-based NGO Not for Sale, in partnership with History™ Asia and the CNN Freedom Project, announced the launch of the #BuyOutSlavery campaign earlier today. Aimed at raising awareness of modern slavery via an online social movement across Malaysia and Southeast Asia, the campaign will be promoted throughout Southeast Asia’s most popular e-commerce websites. “The impetus for this campaign ( #BuyOutSlavery) came from the upcoming premiere on History Asia of ‘Roots’, a multifaceted, compelling, and emotional story about the triumph of the human spirit, about identity, family, dignity and courage – seen through the lens of...

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Interview: Umie Aida on CocoZ.Kr, Korean Culture, and Dukun

By Shazwan Zulkiffli The Level was at the unveiling of Sungei Wang’s CocoZ.Kr, – a Korean-themed concept store, – to interview the one and only Umie Aida, veteran actress and ambassador for CocoZ.Kr.   Sister to director Erma Fatima, Umie Aida dominated the 90’s and 00’s with films like Leftenan Adnan, Jimi Asmara, Memori, Embun, Dikala Malam Bulan Mengambang, and KRU’s Hikayat Merong Mahawangsa. She has also won the Best Actress award in the prestigious Festival Filem Malaysia, or FFM in short. We got a chance to interview her over a sweet bowl of Bingsu at CocoZ.Kr to talk...

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Event: Cannot Be Bo(a)rdered @ Urbanscapes

By Matt Liew And thus begins our Urbanscapes coverage, as the 3-week long music and arts festival is due to kick off this weekend. Over the course of these 3 weeks, we’ll be highlighting things and happenings that we think you should definitely go and check out.   World Without Boarders by The Chain Gang detail Credit to Aliwal Arts Centre World Without Boarders by The Chain Gang Credit to Aliwal Arts Centre Untitled by Dominic Jacob Clarke Credit to Aliwal Arts Centre Untitled by Bambang Toko Witjaksono detail Credit to Aliwal Arts Centre Untitled by Bambang Toko Witjaksono...

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#3Lagenda featuring M.Nasir, Jamal Abdillah and Ramli Sarip

By A.Akbar The good folks at IIUM will be hosting one of the biggest Malaysian concerts of all, featuring the 3 greatest Malaysian artistes of their era. The event will feature the iconic M.Nasir, Jamal Abdillah, and Ramli Sarip performing alongside the Orkestra Tradisional Malaysia, spearheaded by the talented Lokman Ghani. Come witness the stuff of legends at IIUM this 24th of April! Date: April 24th 2015 Time: 8PM Venue: Main Hall Cultural Activity Centre Admission: Full list of ticket price and seating arrangements are stated...

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