Category: Women

Forget The Bond Girls, This Malaysian Ex-Spy Is the Real Deal

When we talk about spy, the most prominent spy to pop into our heads is James Bond, agent 007. He is cool, good-looking, and he makes an excellent spy. Plus, he possesses a charm that can swoon women. However, little did many know that Malaysia has her own cool spy, and it was back in the 1950s to boot. How cool is that! Meet our very own real life Bond Girl, Blossom Wong.

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Meet Fakhirah Khairuddin, The Malaysian Working at Tesla

It’s not every day that we heard about a Malaysian making waves overseas. When we do, it’s really impactful and it serves as an inspiration for many of us. Amazon, Nasa, Tesla and Microsoft are probably some of the few big companies that many dreamed of working with at some point in their lives, but not many get the opportunities to do so.

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The Malaysian Who Made Waves with Her Cooking

Many of us may be familiar with the cooking show MasterChef, but we do not necessarily know the winner of the well-known cooking competition. But one thing for sure, whenever a fellow Malaysian made name in an international competition, we are proud of them for their bravery ad success. Such person is Diana Chan. Diana Chan is a Malaysian-born Australian cook. She is the winner of MasterChef Australia for 2017, having defeated Ben Ungermann by one point in the grand finale.

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World’s Self-Made Female Billionaires

There are many billionaires in the world. According to Forbes’s 35th annual list of the world’s richest, the number of billionaires reached an unprecedented 2,755 people, 660 more than a year ago. Together, they are worth $13.1 trillion, up from $8 trillion on the 2020 list. For this article, instead of focusing on those famous billionaires who manage to make their way up the list, we are looking at some of the self-made female billionaires who have, through their hard work, sweat and tears, made a massive fortune for themselves.

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The Woman Behind Marie Kondo Hype

A few years ago, Marie Kondo became a term associated with tidying up and cleaning. Honestly, back then, I thought Marie Kondo was just a term and not the name of a literal breathing human being. So, let delve into the background of the woman who made cleaning revolutionary.

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The Forgotten Hero of Malaya

Mulan is a story about a girl who dressed as a man to join the army in the father stead. With a red dragon and cricket as her cute and loyal sidekicks, she ended up saving China from the Huns’ invasion and ultimately hailed as a hero. Well, that is how the Disney story goes. But the story for the Malaya Hua Mulan is not quite as fairy tale liked as the Disney character. In fact, her story is far from a happy ending.

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