Meet Cui Mei Chen

Meet Cui Mei Chen. Beneath this smiling veneer lies an unimaginable sadness. Chen knows loneliness in a way few people have ever experienced it. As a child she wore tattered clothes and had little to eat. She was forced to eat food so bitter it was normally reserved for pigs. Her sister was sent off with strangers to a faraway ...

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How not to piss off a Malaysian girl on a date

Excuse the language in the title, but with Valentines day around the corner, you’d better make sure you don’t make your date angry. If you’re a Malaysian guy hoping to take things further with your girlfriend on valentines day, here’s how not to ruin it for the two of you. If you’re not a Malaysian guy and you’re taking a ...

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Is Tap Water Safe To Drink in Malaysia?

It’s a common question I’m asked: “Is tap water safe to drink in Malaysia/Singapore/Etc?” In short, the answer is yes. The tap water is safe to drink in Malaysia. However in some high rise buildings, especially in big cities like Kuala Lumpur, the water is usually stored in a water tank about the block. So some will advise you to ...

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