• Buzz Worthy,  International

    [Chart] The World’s Most Generous Countries & Malaysia Is In The Top 10!

    With December and Christmas coming around the corner, it is often the best time for charities to try to raise funds, with it being the “season of giving”. The Washington Post reported that for the fifth year running, the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) has released its annual World Giving Index, a study that investigates and ranks the charitable behavior of different countries around the world. The chart lists all the countries who are the most generous in giving to charities. Sharing the top place in their list is Burma (Myanmar) and the United States, closely followed by Canada, Ireland and New Zealand. And you’ll be pleased to know that Malaysia is…

  • Buzz Worthy,  International

    [Event] Future Music Festival 2015

    Southeast Asia’s largest music festival makes its way to Singapore as it sets its sights to become the biggest music event in Asia within the next three years.  The Livescape Group and Future Music Australia announced that Future Music Festival Asia (FMFA), the region’s largest music festival will be taking place in Singapore from 14 – 15 March 2015. The festival is expected to attract over 50,000 fans from across two days and is set to feature its biggest line up to date. The festival has plans to stay in Singapore for the long term and has set itself a target to become Asia’s largest music festival within the next…

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    Breaking News: Designer Oscar de la Renta Dies At 82

    Oscar de la Renta, we bid thee farewell. Another iconic designer passes away and it is a sad day in the design world today. De la Renta, who most recently designed the fabulous dress Amal Alamuddin wore at her wedding to George Clooney last month, passed away at his home in Connecticut at the age of 82. Although the designer had been diagnosed with cancer in 2006, the cause of death has not yet been reported. The iconic designer made his name in the early 1960’s when the first lady, Jackie Kennedy wore his designs frequently. He launched his own label successfully a few years later. Earlier this month, de…

  • Buzz Worthy,  International

    Have A Meal At The Fat Duck By Heston Blumenthal!

    Heston Blumenthal will be coming over soon. Not to Malaysia but somewhere considerably nearer than the UK. Heston will be coming to the shores of Melbourne, Australia very soon. The incredible, revolutionary and award-winning Heston Blumenthal is moving his entire team from the UK to Melbourne, Australia. Melburnian foodies are ecstatic with excitement when Heston announced that ballots will be open on the 8th of October until the 26th of October 2014 to dine in his Three Michelin Star restaurant – The Fat Duck. The restaurant opens on the 3rd of February 2015 and the set menu is RM 1520 ($525 AUD). The exclusive venue will be nestled within the…

  • Buzz Worthy,  International

    NEW: Apple Unveils The iPhone6 & iPhone6 Plus

    The wait is over. The new iPhones will come in two different sizes, it was announced on Tuesday, 9th September during an an event in Cupertino, California. The two new iPhones will have a 4.7-inch screen and the other with a 5.5-inch display. The iPhones will go on sale in America from 19th September. With these two new devices, Apple hopes to be able to entice customers all over the world and to convince Google Android users to switch. As stated in Time, Apple CEO Tim Cook said the new devices were “the biggest advancement in the history of iPhone.” The larger phone will have additional features with higher resolution displays. Built-in…

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    NEW: Samsung GALAXY Note 4 & GALAXY Note Edge

    If you’re a Samsung GALAXY Note series fan, you’ll want to get your hands on these new babies – the GALAXY Note 4 and the GALAXY Note Edge.  Blending an evolved S Pen with superior viewing experience, the GALAXY Note 4 promises user an unique and powerful mobile experience. The new sleek GALAXY Note 4 has an extraordinary 5.7 inch Quad HD (2560×1440) Super AMOLED display, which reproduces clearer and more vivid images with deeper contrast and better viewing angles. It also has better response times as fast as a millionth of a second. The large screen boasts a refined Multi Window feature which is able to maximise the user’s experience…

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    The Other Bucket Challenge. Rice, Not Ice!

    That is not a typo. It is really the rice bucket challenge and it’s for just as good a cause. Following the success of ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, India has emerged with its very own version called the Rice Bucket Challenge. While the former involves dumping a bucket of ice water over your head to raise awareness and funds for ALS disease, the latter is about helping those in need. Namely, to feed the poor by donating a bucket of rice. The #RiceBucketChallenge is conceived by one Indian woman, Manju Latha Kalanidihi as a way to encourage charity for the poor. Manju, who is a journalist, kicked off the campaign on…

  • Buzz Worthy,  International

    The Other Bucket Challenge. Rice, Not Ice!

    That is not a typo. It is really the rice bucket challenge and it’s for just as good a cause. Following the success of ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, India has emerged with its very own version called the Rice Bucket Challenge. While the former involves dumping a bucket of ice water over your head to raise awareness and funds for ALS disease, the latter is about helping those in need. Namely, to feed the poor by donating a bucket of rice. The #RiceBucketChallenge is conceived by one Indian woman, Manju Latha Kalanidihi as a way to encourage charity for the poor. Manju, who is a journalist, kicked off the campaign on…

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    Hello Kitty Run Singapore

    The world’s famous cat, Hello Kitty is celebrating its 40th birthday in style this November first in Singapore.   Excitement grew in our beings when we heard of this fun run. Since the introduction of Hello Kitty to the world in 1974, this adorable character has gathered fans, both young and old across the globe. This fun run is the only celebratory run in all of South-east Asia and registration opened yesterday. It will cover a 5km route linking iconic sights and landmarks in Singapore. Event participants will receive an exclusive t-shirt and a special edition commemorative Hello Kitty plush toy. However, it’s unfortunately too late for anyone who wishes to…

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    Latest Human Barbies : Not One But Two!

    Recently, there’s been a bit of a craze in achieving of some kind of plastic beauty for a few people. The world has seen one human Barbie and two human Ken dolls (so far).  And if you haven’t heard of them, we’ve the deets here on one human Barbie from Russia, Valeria Lukyanova & the two Kens – Justine Jedlica from the USA and a Brazilian, Celso Santenanes. There’s also a teenage Londoner, Venus Palermo whose obsession is not to look like Barbie but to look like a Japanese doll. All of them have become internet sensations and developed a huge followings online. And now, we have another couple more. Meet the 16-year-old teenage girl by…