Posts tagged "malaysia"

Two Malaysian Women Arrested For Alleged “Same-Sex Relations”

Two female students in Malaysia were arrested this weekend by religious police for allegedly having “same-sex relations” in a hotel room. The young women, ages 20 and 21, had…

Jessica Wakeman | September 3, 2014 - 6:30 pm

Malaysian Jet Declared Lost, No Survivors

Flight #MH370 ended in the southern Indian Ocean, Malaysian PM tells reporters after giving new satellite information
— BBC Breaking News (@BBCBreaking) March 24, 2014
Flight MH370 crashed in…

Newser | March 24, 2014 - 10:42 am

Why Did Nobody Tell Me About The Unicorn Ride Groupon?

Well, this blows. It’s just come to my attention that a special GroupOn was offered last summer in Mongolia, advertising discounted unicorn rides. If this doesn’t make you squee with…

Julie Gerstein | February 7, 2013 - 12:20 pm

An Online Dating Offer You Can’t Refuse: Free Man With Every Shoe Purchase

Today I read about a merger that makes sense, but in a sorta creepy way: shoe-shopping and online dating. A Malaysian shoe store called Shoes Shoes Shoes has teamed up…

Tiffanie Drayton | March 22, 2012 - 9:40 am

Today’s Lady News: Malaysian Women Say Caning Was Good For Them

This is terribly sad: Three Malaysian women, who were caned under the country’s Islamic laws, said the punishment was good for them. The 17-year-old who was caned for having…

Jessica Wakeman | February 19, 2010 - 9:00 pm

The Daily Squeeze: All My Children Casting, A Celeb Fashion Line, And Avril’s Kuala Lumpur Concert

All My Children is looking for an Iraq war vet to play an Iraq war vet. How meta. [NPR]
David Arquette and Ben Harper are funding a new clothing line…

Catherine Strawn | August 20, 2008 - 11:30 am

Graphic Lives Of Malaysian Politicians Can’t Be Censored Online

The majority of Malaysia’s population is Muslim, and government censors do quite a bit of cutting to keep overly sexual scenes out of movies and other forms of entertainment. These…

Catherine Strawn | August 4, 2008 - 4:30 pm

Grannies Get Panties

While sexy paper underwear may seem impractical, they’ve been selling like hot cakes in Kuala Lampur! The Chinese population in Malaysia just celebrated their “day of the dead”, the Qingming…

Simcha | April 9, 2008 - 2:30 pm