A lot of us grew up using made-up terms and euphemisms to refer to our periods. But why is a natural biological function such a hush-hush thing?
The term “Tanjung Rambutan” is what Malaysians use to refer to a mentally unwell person, due to its relationship to the infamous Hospital Bahagia.
No one around me made me feel weird for wanting to learn Jawi. In my mind, I was just learning something new in school.
The smoking ban for eateries and restaurants came into force from January this year. But how effective has it been since then?
It has been seven years since her passing but it’s really hard to look back at the memories and not break down in tears. However, along the years, I learned to reminisce about the good times we had shared.
“Brazilian” was the wildest guess I’ve gotten in my experiences of strangers going on a good ol’ race-guessing pursuit. “You Melayu ke?” “You Chindian ah?” “Sabah?” “Sarawak” “Philippino?”