Transgender cosmetics entrepreneur wanted in Malaysia for wearing feminine clothing is arrested in Thailand
Transgender cosmetics entrepreneur Nur Sajat Kamaruzzaman has been arrested after an eight-month search, Malaysian authorities confirmed on Monday.
The arrest: Nur Sajat, 36, was detained by Thai immigration authorities at a luxury condominium in Bangkok along with a man and a Thai woman, Malay Mail reported.
Southeast Asians have banded together to support a Malaysian Paralympic athlete who scored the best in his event but was disqualified to receive the gold medal.
An invention that could provide clean drinking water to “sea nomads” — communities living near the ocean — has earned three Malaysian students a spot to compete at the James Dyson Awards, an annual competition that recognizes young design engineers with inventive solutions to real-world problems.
Malaysia’s best: Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU) sophomores Bennie Beh Hue May, Loo Xin Yang and Yap Chun Yoon won the top prize of 10,000 Malaysian Ringgit ($2,400) in Malaysia’s search for its official entry to the international design competition, MalayMail reported.
The piece of art was created by Keem Ooi, a 50-year-old self-taught baker who became an online sensation last year after posting Instagram photos of her Animal Crossing masterpiece, according to Mashable.
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The controversial Southeast Asian “King of Fruits” is back and more expensive than ever.
A Malaysian grandmother realized the hard way that Milo tins are not the best place to hide life savings after losing at least 300,000 Malaysian Ringgit ($73,700) to pests.
The incident was shared on the Facebook page, Penang News Group on Nov. 30.
A wild boar caused panic among mall-goers after the animal got lost and made its way inside a sportswear store.
Shoppers alerted the authorities after they spotted the wild boar inside Alamanda Shopping Complex in Putrajaya, Malaysia on Sunday, according to Bernama.
One Malaysian man has become the envy of many after his girlfriend paid for a new brake kit and the additional costs to repair his car.
Farah Ann Abdul Hadi, the first Malaysian artistic gymnast to qualify for the Olympics in 20 years, has been named a “Shero” by American toy company Mattel.
Farah, 26, is also the first Malaysian woman to have a Barbie modeled after her, according to SAYS.
A 9-year-old boy from Malaysia may have solved one of the biggest dilemmas on NASA’s plate.
Easy peasy: Zyson Kang Zy Sun invented the “Spacesuit Lunar Toilet,” a portable toilet specially designed for astronauts, which would allow them to urinate in zero gravity, reported the New Straits Times.
Owners of an unlicensed beauty salon in Malaysia have been detained following the death of a bride-to-be following a liposuction procedure.
What happened: Coco Siew Zhi Shing, 23, went to the beauty salon located in Cheras, Kuala Lumpur on Oct. 17 to get liposuction done on her arms to prepare for her wedding next year in South Africa, her brother, Xiao Mingan, told Sin Chew Daily via The Straits Times.