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Past articles by Kimberly:

Love or obsession? Ex-stalker fan of K-pop idol reveals why it is not worth it, Entertainment News

Waiting outside their houses, chasing their cars and catching the same flights as idols are all in a day's work for these fans. Stalker-fans, or known commonly as sasaeng fans (or 'private-life' fans in Korean), have always been a pest in the K-pop community. → Read More

Indian woman gets trapped after posing underneath statue for laughs, Asia News

An Indian lady's attempt at getting a humorous shot for the 'gram ended with her having to be rescued by others. A viral Facebook video posted by Rajesh Arora showed a woman who decided to pose under a statue during her visit to a temple in Gujarat, India. The four-minute-long clip has since gained 2,800 shares and 296,000 views since it was posted on June 21. In the video, she is seen calmly… → Read More

Pretty Thai doctor, on first day of work, finds gecko in patient's ear, Asia News

Nothing prepares you for first day jitters, more so if you happen to be a newly minted doctor. However, one patient definitely left a lasting impression on young doctor Varanya Nganthavee when she pulled a live gecko from his ear on her first day of work. In a now deleted Facebook post made on June 24, Nganthavee shared how this patient was her last for the day. He came in complaining about pain… → Read More

This made my day: New airline pilot surprises parents by flying them for first time, Singapore News

A young pilot gave an extra sweet ending to his parents' vacation by taking over their plane back to Singapore. Raphael Leong, a first-year pilot with Jetstar, was the pilot on the flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Singapore. The 36-year-old shared that his parents had never had the chance to watch him at work, so he decided to spring a surprise on them for their flight home. Just as the plane… → Read More

Hong Huifang at ease letting daughter Tay Ying spread her wings in China, Entertainment News

It's time for Tay Ying to spread her wings. Hong Huifang has confirmed that her daughter will be moving to China to kick-start her acting career by the end of this month. The veteran actress shared with Shin Min Daily News that she is not worried about her child embarking on a new adventure in life. Times have changed and the entertainment industry has matured, the 59-year-old said. → Read More

Boy in Taiwan has nerves severed after toilet sink breaks, Asia News

A 10-year-old boy in Taiwan had to be rushed to the emergency room after the toilet sink he was leaning on suddenly broke. The incident took place in Tainan and the boy surnamed Wang sustained serious injuries after being cut by the ceramic shards from the broken sink. He was reported to have a habit of leaning on his sink at home whenever he washed his hands, so it came as a shock when it… → Read More

Is 50 the new 20? Irene Wan and Candy Lo stun fans with timeless beauty , Entertainment News

Age is just a number for these ladies. Hong Kong actress Irene Wan and model Candy Lo have continued to stun fans with their flawless looks with each new photo shoot. In fact, at the ages of 52 and 53 years old respectively, both have just released new photo books featuring their good looks and shapely bodies. Candy's new book, Timeless, shows the model pulling off beautiful gowns and bikinis… → Read More

3-year-old boy in China gets mauled by Alaskan malamute in elevator, China News

A three-year-old boy suffered a large gash on his face and scratches on his body after being mauled by an Alaskan malamute in an elevator. The shocking incident happened in Shanghai on June 19. The child and his grandmother were taking their own dog, a white Samoyed, out for a walk. The pair were riding the lift when they were joined by a neighbour who had an Alaskan malamute. In CCTV footage… → Read More

Malaysian shopping channel host breaks plate after claiming it is shatterproof, Malaysia News

The plate was not the only thing that shattered on TV. Malaysian Twitter users had a field day when a sharp-eyed viewer recently caught this blooper on home shopping channel, Go Shop. The segment showed two female hosts trying to sell a plate, which had the unique selling point of being shatterproof. Cue our surprise when the plate shattered after the host dropped it. → Read More

Julie Tan finds fengshui master's prediction on marrying late 'comforting', Entertainment News

Recall being nagged by your parents to pack your room to bring in good fengshui? While the concept of fengshui may be iffy to some, the ideology found itself a convert after actress Julie Tan consulted a fengshui master in preparation for her latest project, fengshui-based local film The Fatekeepers. The Fatekeepers explores an alternate reality in which disasters threaten a Singapore where… → Read More

Woman with guide dog barred from boarding bus, but driver helps her find a seat, Singapore News

A blind woman was stopped from boarding a bus on Wednesday morning (June 19) after another passenger insisted that her guide dog was not allowed on public transport. Cassandra Chiu wrote in a Facebook post that she was trying to board SBS bus service 123 at the bus stop outside Lucky Plaza. She was changing buses with her young daughter and her guide dog Elke when the incident happened. When she… → Read More

True colours: K-pop's most unique group identities, Entertainment News

Gone are the days when each K-pop group owned a single official colour. With only so few primary colours to choose from, newer acts are really cracking their heads when choosing a colour that defines them. After all, an official colour is said to be a K-pop group's identity. For the uninitiated, K-pop idols are known to have an official colour that represents them and their fans. Official goods,… → Read More

Woman in China finds spy cam hidden in Uniqlo dressing room, China News

A lady made a shocking discovery in the dressing room of a Uniqlo outlet when she found a spy camera in her changing room. The incident took place in an outlet in Shenzhen, China on June 15. The woman, surnamed Zhong, had grabbed around five sets of clothing to try out. → Read More

Chinese students miss important national exams after getting stuck in hotel lift, China News

According to Murphy's Law, anything that can go wrong, will go wrong. And it seems to be the case for a group of Chinese students after they missed part of an important national examination when the lift they were in malfunctioned. Trapped in a hotel elevator for 40 minutes, six students from Shandong were unable to sit the English paper at the National College Entrance Examination (NCEE). → Read More

Girls' Generation Taeyeon reveals she is struggling with depression , Entertainment News

South Korean singer Kim Taeyeon opened up to fans about her struggles with depression in a rare Q&A session on her Instagram stories. The idol took to the social media platform's question and answer function to reach out to her fans on June 16. Many fans had noticed the 30-year-old singer's recent shift in mood as she suddenly stopped uploading vlogs to Youtube and even changed her Instagram… → Read More

Woman files police report against Telegram channel 'perverts' who slid into her DM, Singapore News

One woman was sickened to receive suggestive messages from people she did not even know on messaging app Telegram. To her horror, her username and pictures had been circulated on a Singapore-based Telegram channel. In a series of Instagram Stories on June 13, Verlin Wee shared a story that would be every girl's nightmare. She recently received multiple private and secret chats from strangers and… → Read More

Indian student, 17, beaten to death for taking front row seat in class, Asia News

A 17-year-old Indian student was killed on June 8 after he got into an argument with his classmates over a seat. Ranjit Kumar Singh was attacked by a group of students in Deoria, India as he was leaving class. According to a report, the teen got into a disagreement with the group on June 6, when he insisted on sitting in the first row of seats in their classroom at a training institute. → Read More

Passenger soils bus seat, leaves nasty surprise for Malaysian bus driver , Malaysia News

Talk about a crappy day at work. A Malaysian bus driver had the shock of his life when a passenger left his seat covered in excrement. Speaking to local media, Bus driver Mohd Huzaidi Husain shared that he suspected a passenger had soiled the seat when the express bus was making the journey from Terengganu to Seremban, Negri Sembilan. → Read More

Malaysian police looking for woman filmed abusing baby, Malaysia News

Malaysian police is searching for a woman who was caught abusing a young child on video. The video, which went viral on social messaging platform Whatsapp, shows a lady slapping and hitting a baby girl while changing her diaper. The graphic video was also reposted on the Royal Malaysia Police's Facebook page on June 11, where it has gathered 13,000 views and 4,000 comments as of today (June 12). → Read More

Baby in China gets tossed out of 3-storey window by mother, minutes after being born, China News

A 22-year-old woman from China has been detained by police after she tossed her son out the window just moments after giving birth to him. The police told Chinese media on Saturday (June 8) that she threw away her son after cutting the umbilical cord, as he was born out of wedlock. Fortunately, the baby landed on a balcony three floors down and survived the fall. He was rushed to the hospital. → Read More