• Features,  Lifestyle

    Colours Of Roses: What They Mean & Signify

    “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet” – William Shakespeare Shakespeare knew what he was talking about because when it comes to roses, a lot of women love them and who can blame them as this flower can always brighten up someone’s day. While every flower has a wonderful story to tell, the rose has abundant history and there are also meanings behind the colour of each rose. With Mother’s Day coming up, flowers are popular gifts with good reason because a lot of mothers do love flowers. It is also one of the best ways to show appreciation to someone and to show them that you love or…

  • Diet,  Features,  Lifestyle,  Wellness

    Top 10 Must-Have Healthy Items That Should Be On Your Grocery List!

    When it comes to grocery shopping for food, we know that it can be a real chore to do so, not to mention a real hassle negotiating traffic, finding a parking spot, etc.  However, we all need to eat and grocery shopping has become a necessity in our lives. With dozens of aisles to peruse and hundreds of nutritional labels to read and options for you to choose, well, it can be a bit of a minefield. The trick to making things a little easier when one has to do the weekly grocery shop is to have a list and stick to it. It helps you buy what is necessary and not…

  • Features,  Lifestyle

    Qing Ming Festival – The Culture & History

    It’s that time of the year again when the Chinese make their annual pilgrimage to pay homage to their ancestors at cemeteries & memorial centers all over the world. A lot of Malaysians, even the non-Chinese who have heard about Qing Ming, as it’s a fairly big deal for the Chinese culture every year. For most of us Chinese, it basically means it’s a time to pay respects to our ancestors. Yes, that’s true in a nutshell but do you know the history of it, what the festival actually means and why some things are done in a certain way? Read on to find out. History of Qingming Festival Legend has…

  • Features,  Lifestyle

    Ladies, Check Your Health For Less!!

    Ladies, when it comes to our health, let us not take it for granted. Women look after everyone else but sometimes, they forget to look after themselves. In recent light of Angelina Jolie’s choice to remove her ovaries and fallopian tubes, it has brought awareness to ovarian cancer. It’s good that people are talking about it because the more we know about our health and health issues, the better it will be for us. There are several kinds of health screens that are specifically recommended for women and when it comes to health, preventive healthcare is the way to go. Our lifestyles are so busy and filled with non-stop activities.…

  • Features,  Love & Sex

    7 Types Of Kisses & Their Meanings

    Kisses. What can you one tell from a kiss? It may seem so simple but yet, it isn’t as simple as it seems.  What can you tell from even the simplest form of a kisses? Did you know that there are several types of kisses? Well, if you didn’t know such a thing existed, there are several types of kisses that do exist and each of them mean different things. Kissing in itself has it’s own language and it’s also one of the most common universal acts of showing love. Almost everyone receives or gives a kiss at some point in their life. A kiss can also be placed on any…

  • Features,  Lifestyle

    First Look: Spotlight Malaysia Opens At IPC Shopping Centre!

    Spotlight fans, you’ll be blown away with the brand spanking new flagship store at IPC Shopping Centre!! Spotlight first surfaced last July at Ampang Point and it was received with great reception, to say the least. It’s renowned for being the ultimate destination for all things Home Furnishings, Home Decor, Crafts and Hobbies, Fabrics, Cook and Bakeware, and of course for being a one-stop-shop for everything you need to make a party a success. Following the triumph of the first store opening, Spotlight continues its mission to inspire us with creative ideas and creating a unique shopping experience for one and all. The brand strives to bring us nothing short…

  • Features,  Love & Sex

    Top 5 Healthy Eating Tips For A Healthy Relationship & Sex Life

    There are lots of tips on how to have a better relationship and sex life, but did you know that it also comes down to your diet? A good diet can do wonders. Not only will it help you stay healthy at your optimal best, but having the right kind of diet will you a world of good in more ways than one. Certain types of foods can help boost libido and certain types of food, particularly a poor diet can also contribute to a whole lot of health issues for you. A poor diet unfortunately can also find its way into your bedroom and mess up with your mojo seriously…

  • Features,  Lifestyle

    International Women’s Day: Make It Happen

    This Sunday, the 8th of March is International Women’s Day. The origins of International Women’s Day wasn’t founded from a bed of roses. It was founded in the struggle of working women in New York City. On the 8th of March 1908, there was a protest of women garment workers and they went on strike for 13 long weeks during the winter. It was time of great struggle but, they persevered and more importantly, they won. Inspired by this struggle, the German socialist leader Clara Zetkin proposed at a 1910 gathering of socialist women that March 8 be celebrated as International Women’s Day, and that the fight to get women…

  • Features,  Lifestyle

    Chap Goh Mei: Chinese Valentine’s Day

    Finally, the Chinese New Year activities are coming to a close – not that we’re complaining but if Chinese New Year continued any longer, we would be needing a new wardrobe soon!  Today is Chap Goh Mei, which in Hokkien basically means the “15th night”, symbolising the end of the Chinese New Year. It’s another time of celebration where everything round is literally celebrated – with lanterns, glutinous rice balls aka tong yuen, a full moon and of course, mandarin oranges. Chap Goh Mei is also known as the Lantern Festival and some people celebrate in a grand manner, similar to how the first day of the Chinese New Year…

  • Features,  Lifestyle

    Best Music Festival Survival Guide For FMFA!

    The Future Music Festival Asia (FMFA) is just over a week away and if you’re heading down to Singapore for the festival, make sure you know how to survive the festival to ensure you’ll have a great time! BEFORE THE FESTIVAL Do you have your tickets? Naturally, the first thing you should do is to ensure that you’ve got your tickets and the right tickets for the days you’re attending the festival. The tickets went on sale 1st December last year but if you’ve not got your tickets yet, you can still purchase them here. If you happen to decide to go at the last minute and hope to score…