Summary of September 2009 articles…
Restaurant review and food pics of Chao Yen at Sunway Pyramid. Also sharing the last batch of Super GT 2009 race queen photos (pic).
Lifestyle, offbeat and discovery
A 107-year-old Malaysian woman is looking to marry again for the 23rd time, and her current husband is 70 years her junior. Also in Malaysia, French ‘Spiderman’ Alain Robert has finally conquered the Petronas Towers.
Internet celebrates 40th anniversary; ever wonder what would happen if you printed the online stuff? And check out a cool website of 3D China maps.
Youtube special… Malaysia & Singapore.
Showbiz, entertainment and otaku
South East Asian otakus take note… Shokotan is coming to Anime Festival Asia in Singapore. Too bad there’s no Kirsten Dunst cosplay.
Feature story of the month… the multi-talented Korean star Gu Hye-sun.
China is celebrating its 60th anniversary on October 1, with star-studded film Founding of Republic as part of the mega celebratory event.
Malaysian singer Gary Chaw and HKG counterpart Justin Lo are not in celebration mood though; the duo were caught in a street fight with the whole process taped by paparazzi. Also a not-so-good-news for Korean idol Jay Park, who quits pop group 2PM following some old controversial remarks which was exposed recently.
Now, to the good stuff… American actress Katherine Heigl adopts a Korean baby girl (pic); and plenty of Asian celebrity marriages in August and September.
Celebrity photo-shoots… Chinese actress Zhang Ziyi dazzled for Harper’s Bazaar; Korean stars Ha Ji-won on High Cut magazine, Chae Yeon on Stuff, Song Hye-kyo on Vogue, Kim So-eun on Elle Girl; and Dennis Oh for The Class fashion catalogue.
Music videos… Korean pop group f(x) debut with LAchATA; and Japan’s Yoshida Brothers’ Kodo playing Shamisen, a traditional music instrument. More Asian MVs on combo collection 5 & collection 6.
Aslo check out the Magic Hole commercials, featuring Korean stars Lee Min-ho, Kim Hyun-joong and UEE.
Last but not least… online friend Quachee has produced a comedic cooking web-series, the BIG Bibik & Little Nyonyas. Give it a look.