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The Upside & Downside Of Being A Full-Time ‘Gigger’ In Malaysia
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The Upside & Downside Of Being A Full-Time ‘Gigger’ In Malaysia

Freelancing is a job phenomenon that forms and grows Malaysia’s gig economy. The term ‘gig economy’ is nothing new but it has recently gained a lot of attention because it has become a big contributor to Malaysia’s national economy. About 26% of the Malaysian workforce are freelancers and this percentage is set to rise according...

THIS IS EXACTLY WHAT GRAPHIC DESIGN DOES FOR YOUR BUSINESS
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THIS IS EXACTLY WHAT GRAPHIC DESIGN DOES FOR YOUR BUSINESS

Graphic Design is a process which combines typography, illustration, colour and shape to convey information in a more visual manner. Not only is it designed to look beautiful but each design has its own purpose and function. In fact, without us realising, it is also a form or medium of communication between a business entity...

How To Influence Someone To Like You In 30 Seconds
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How To Influence Someone To Like You In 30 Seconds

First impression is fast, mainly determined by a person’s non-verbal gestures/body language & largely permanent. In a TEDx talk by Alfred Netto, a published author of the book ‘Habitude’ which can be found in Malaysia bookstores, a Professional Certified Coach credentialed by the International Coach Federation (ICF), and a Certified TRAIT Personality Assessor by the...

How to fall asleep easily
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How to fall asleep easily

“Power down” before bedtime. In other words, shut off all electronics an hour or two before you sleep. The blue wavelength of light from computer screens, televisions, and phones can inhibit melatonin production, which means your body is not making the hormones it needs to enter the phase of sleep. Working late at night can...

Rose Chan: The Flower of Malaya
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Rose Chan: The Flower of Malaya

Legend, Queen of Striptease and Charity Queen, these are the titles associated with the name, Rose Chan. A name that most young Malaysians today might not be familiar with. Born Chan Wai Chang, Rose Chan was a highly-talented professional dancer early in her career. Image: Pinterest She became a striptease artist by pure accident, when...

Here’s what you need to know about ISO and other certifications in Malaysia
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Here’s what you need to know about ISO and other certifications in Malaysia

What is ISO Certification?  ISO certification certifies that a management system, manufacturing process, service, or documentation procedure has all the requirements for standardization and quality assurance. ISO (International Organization for Standardization) is an independent, non-governmental, international organization that develops standards to ensure the quality, safety, and efficiency of products, services, and systems. ISO standards are...

Here’s What Happens When You Reduce Meat Consumption
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Here’s What Happens When You Reduce Meat Consumption

Beef production is a major contributor to climate change due to its heavy resource use and high greenhouse gas (i.e. methane) emissions. This is largely due to the fact that there are nearly one billion beef cattle on the planet. Beef cattle are slaughtered at just under 2-years-old. The dairy industry is just as guilty. Dairy cows...

Health Supplements in Malaysia: Here’s What You Need to Know
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Health Supplements in Malaysia: Here’s What You Need to Know

Health Supplement can be in the form of capsules, tablets, powder, or liquids EXCEPT as injections or eye drops. Are health supplements monitored by MOH? The answer is yes. National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency (NPRA) that was established in 1978, under MOH regulates the registration, licensing, surveillance, quality control, and also Good Manufacturing Practice of supplements...

Digital Marketing Over Traditional Marketing
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Digital Marketing Over Traditional Marketing

Actually we should not compare digital marketing to traditional marketing because it is so unfair. Why not? Because these two have different groups of users. Consumers who prefer digital mediums are mostly young people such as Generation Z, Millennials and even half of Generation X. While Baby Boomers, known as seniors, are rarely online.  ...

Covid-19: Virtual Wedding Ceremonies Around The World
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Covid-19: Virtual Wedding Ceremonies Around The World

The first virtual wedding in history dates back to May 8, 1996. An American couple, Janka and Tomas, were wed inside the AlphaWorld, a three-dimensional inhabited virtual world on the Internet. “Close-up of happy newlyweds Janka and Tomas.” More graphics and details can be found at ccon.org Coronavirus lockdowns and travel restrictions have forced couples...