Tag: Malay Mail

Texas company sparks cultural appropriation row by selling ‘modern’ mahjong sets for RM1,700

PETALING JAYA, Jan. 6 -- A Texas-based company named The Mahjong Line has sparked a cultural appropriation row on social media with their "modern" mahjong sets. Photos of the brand's products, consisting of mahjong tiles with redesigned symbols including geometric shapes, flora and fauna, and...

VIDEO: ‘Ghost cyclist’ in the middle of the night scares villagers in Sabah?

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan. 5 -- A little boy cycling all by himself late at night in a quiet neighbourhood in Sabah spooked residents who thought it was a paranormal event. In a 26-second video posted on My Sabah Facebook page, a boy is shown cycling...

Report: Malaysia to begin Covid-19 vaccine rollout in Feb, one million to receive Pfizer jab, says health minister

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan. 3 -- Up to one million frontliners and high-risk population groups in Malaysia will be vaccinated against Covid-19 next month, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba. The New Sunday Times reported him as saying that this will be the first...

Australian tennis star Angelina Graovac turns to selling personal nudes online to support her professional playing career

PETALING JAYA, Dec. 30 -- Australian tennis star Angelina Graovac has become an internet sensation after selling her nudes on OnlyFans to support her sporting career. Only Fans is a subscription based platform where X-rated content is sold to followers for a fee. According to Daily...

Young Kelantanese couple aged 16 and 15 wedding video goes viral on Tik Tok with over a million views (VIDEO)

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec. 31 -- A young teenage couple has gone viral on social media platform Tik Tok as videos of their wedding made the rounds. The wedding video in Tanah Merah, Kelantan which was uploaded by the couple's aunt who goes by the username...

Malaysian entrepreneur Neelofa clears the air after mounting social media speculations over relationship with PU Riz (VIDEO)

KUALA LUMPUR -- Social media is abuzz with various speculation with regards to the relationship of Malaysian TV presenter and entrepreneur, Neelofa and religious preacher, PU Riz. And Neelofa or her real name Neelofa Mohd Noor, has decided to address the situation with a video...

Singapore’s Covid-19 Christmas economics

Kuala Lampur, Dec. 27 -- There's no snow. No real sleigh bells. And no one's roasting anything by an open fire but this weekend Singapore celebrated Christmas like never before. Instead of big parties and Christmas fairs, we had smaller events and households hosting smaller...

Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch sold for knockdown price

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 25 -- Michael Jackson's famed Neverland Ranch in California has finally sold, more than 10 years after the death of the pop star who abandoned the property following his trial on charges of molesting a young boy there. Billionaire investor Ron Burkle,...

AstraZeneca says Malaysia getting 6.4m Covid-19 vaccine shots at cost

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec. 23 -- AstraZeneca will supply 6.4 million doses of its Covid-19 vaccine to Malaysia next year without profit, according to the pharmaceutical firm's country president. AstraZeneca Malaysia's Dr Sanjeev Panchal also said the delivery of the AZD1222 vaccine would be in the...

‘Everyone hates you’: Hugh Jackman wins charity face-off in long standing friendly feud with fellow actor Ryan Reynolds (VIDEO)

PETALING JAYA, Dec. 22 -- X-Men actor Hugh Jackman is officially the winner of a charity event beating fellow actor and friend, Ryan Reynolds. Reynolds posted a hilarious video on Twitter where he is trolled by Jackman announcing the results of the event that partnered...