From Around The World

You Mean the World to Me

The cast of You mean the world to me 1

Saw Teong Hin’s semi-autobiographical film “You Mean the World to Me” (海墘新路) opened nationwide yesterday.  It has been heavily promoted on Astro and intrigued by the trailer of the movie, my wife and I went to watch the movie this afternoon at TGV in Permaisuri Imperial City Mall. Director Saw Teong Hin, who is best known for films like Puteri ...

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The Finger Lift

Finger Lift

I was on Facebook when I saw a video featuring the Finger Lift trick. It brought back memories of that night in 1976 when I was in Upper Six D class at Kolej Tun Datuk Tuanku Haji Bujang. I came across the trick in a non-fiction book that I was reading at that time. After sharing the trick with my ...

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Asia Food Festival At Coco Cabana in Miri

She poses for me

The Asia Food Festival and a mini arts festival commenced today at Coco Cabana in Marina Bay and will end on April 23. In case you are wondering where is Coco Cabana, it is formerly known as the Marina Bay Seafood Restaurant where the seahorse lighthouse is located. The Asia Food Festival hosts over 40 stalls, manned by chefs and ...

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A Megastar Is Born

Dimash 迪玛希

His name is Dinmukhamed (Dimash) Kanatuly Kudaibergen.  He is known as Di Ma Xi ( 迪玛希) in China where he now commands a huge fan base. The Kazakh native, who was a relatively unknown singer, shot to instant fame when he won the first round of China’s Singer 2017 competition with his performance of the French pop song S.O.S. D’un ...

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Fair Land Sarawak

Orangutan at Semenggoh Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre

Land of the Hornbills These protected birds we must not kill Land of the headhunters But that was in the days of our long-gone ancestors   Sarawak is the largest state of Malaysia The country that prides itself as truly Asia Situated on the island of Borneo Sarawak possesses charm and incredible allure.   Famed for its cultural diversity Natural ...

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Korea House Restaurant Miri

Korea Restaurant

We were driving past Pullman Hotel intending to go to Seventy2 Restaurant for dinner just now when we saw Korea Restaurant has already commenced business. We decided to have our dinner there instead. Korea Restaurant is located in the corner shop just next to Santino’s Pizza near Pullman Hotel. It is a spacious restaurant spread over the ground floor and ...

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