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15 best rooftop bars in Bangkok to enjoy all year round

There’s no better way to enjoy the Bangkok city skyline than to be on the top floor of a sky-high building, sipping delicious drinks and eating good food. If you don’t know where the scene is, we’ve got the answers. Here are 15 of the best rooftop bars in Bangkok from which to enjoy stunning views. Even since before the Hangover, Bangkok’s nightlife scene has rocked a legendary reputation. Although many city-goers aren’t prone to partying that...

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The history of the most iconic cabaret in the world

Moulin Rouge is one of the most famous cabarets in the world. Located in Paris, France, the theater was founded in 1889 and is the birthplace of the wild and riotous cancan dance. Over the years, Moulin Rouge has hosted some of the biggest names in show business, including Josephine Baker, Édith Piaf, Frank Sinatra, and Liza Minnelli. A venerated entertainment venue, the cabaret continues to draw thousands of visitors to Montmartre every year. Click through and raise the curtain over these memories of Moulin Rouge.

The Old West's most wanted criminals

The American Frontier of the late 1800s and early 1900s is known as the Old West, a time and place romanticized for its freedom and feared for its violence in equal measure. Often referred to as the Wild West, this era saw an abundance of outlaws who made a living by robbing banks, stealing from trains, and ambushing stagecoaches. Some of these gunmen became legendary figures, their stories forever etched in American folklore. However, it's important to remember that most of these individuals were ruthless and brutal, living up to their reputations as dangerous gunfighters. These bandits, villains, fugitives, gunslingers, and desperados were some of the most wanted outlaws of the Wild West. Click through the gallery to get started. Click through the gallery to see them all.

What are the oldest words in the English language?

Here is a compilation of some of the oldest words in the English language, inspired by's selection. Click on to discover them all!

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Malaysians To Enjoy Visa-Free Travel To China: What It Means For Travel Enthusiasts

It's important to note that visa-free entry is valid for 15 days for business, tourism, visiting family, and transit purposes.

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Home ministry announces several visa liberalisation programmes

Home minister Saifuddin Nasution Ismail says the initiatives are aimed at boosting the country’s tourism industry.

Malaysia Airlines says none of its passengers stranded at Mumbai airport

The airline's spokesman says all passengers have now departed to their respective destinations after their flight was diverted to Mumbai.

The fascinating lives of history's most famous hermits

Throughout history, many have opted to lead secluded lives. Whether for a prolonged period to focus on their work or merely to detach from the outside world and rejuvenate, their reclusive tendencies were undeniable. However, this compilation takes a different approach. It delves into the lives of those who actively embraced solitude and made a conscious decision to live as hermits, distancing themselves from society. If this piques your curiosity, browse this gallery and uncover intriguing insights about some of history's most famous hermits.

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Visa Free Entry Into Malaysia For China, Indian Nationals From Dec 1

However, travellers coming to Malaysia are still subject to security screenings. The post Visa Free Entry Into Malaysia For China, Indian Nationals From Dec 1 appeared first on iMoney Malaysia.

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Why were these famous figures buried in unmarked graves?

For thousands of years, humans have honored the deceased by conducting burial ceremonies. It is intrinsic to our existence, making it difficult to fathom not knowing the final resting place of a loved one. Surprisingly, numerous renowned individuals have been interred in unmarked graves. Even in cases where their names were put on a tombstone for the public to pay their respects, they weren't placed at the actual burial location. Explore this gallery to see which famous figures were buried in graves without markers.

The ‘unlikely’ pair that fly in the face of the odds

This article first appeared in The Edge Malaysia Weekly on November 20, 2023 - November 26, 2023 THE odds were stacked against legacy airlines brave enough to launch an in-house low-cost carrier (LCC). Many shuttered their low-cost arm within a few years of inception because of their distinctly different strategies and business models. However, Singapore Airlines Ltd (SIA) and its wholly-owned low-cost subsidiary Scoot Pte Ltd appear to have...

Upgraded Penang airport will bring in new direct routes, says exco member

GEORGE TOWN: The upgrading project of Penang International Airport (PIA) is crucial for the tourism sector's growth, the state assembly heard on Tuesday (Nov 28). Read full story

Bask in the brilliance of Brutalist architecture

Brutalism is a polarizing style of architecture, but it has still managed to spread all across the world since its first rise in popularity in the 20th century. While some find the rigid, calculated, and monochrome structures to be ugly, imposing, or even dystopic, others find serenity in the right angles and romance in simple, quality materials. Regardless of how you feel about Brutalism, the reasons behind its intimidating and irregular nature are fascinating, and go far beyond simple aesthetics. Read on to learn about Brutalism, and discover some of the finest examples of architecture's most fascinating style.

The 30 countries with the most cultural influence

The world is made up of nearly 200 countries, which all come with their own unique cultures. However, if the traditions and norms of a country are considered "cool" in another country, it's said to have cultural influence. Countries that command cultural influence are often synonymous with leading the way in areas like food, lifestyle, and/or fashion. Their music, television shows, and movies are also absorbed by other cultures, becoming part of a wider global conversation. Intrigued? From India to Denmark, click on to see if your country is a cultural influencer around the world.

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S'wak surpasses tourism target with 3.18 million arrivals as of October

KUCHING: Sarawak has received 3.18 million visitors as of October, exceeding its target of three million arrivals this year. Read full story

This Himalayan lake has a dark history

There's a glacial lake in the Himalayas that conceals a sinister secret. In the 1940s, a disturbing discovery was made, yet it wasn't until the 21st century that the mystery was finally unraveled. Or was it? Click through the gallery to learn about the icy Skeleton Lake, and draw your own conclusions.

Preserve Sabah's historical buildings as heritage, urges state rep

KOTA KINABALU: Efforts must be put in place for every district or town in Sabah to preserve historical buildings, says a state lawmaker. Read full story

Take Advantage of MAS’ Year End Sales For Your Next Holiday

Planning to go on a holiday or a trip with your loved ones? Then don’t forget to check out MAS’ year end sale and promotions for the best deals possible. From the 28th of November to the 11th of December 2023, MAS is holding their year end sale which will see ticket prices for both... View Article The post Take Advantage of MAS’ Year End Sales For Your Next Holiday appeared first on iMoney Malaysia.

Brazil's coolest coastal destinations

Brazil is the largest country in South America. It faces the Atlantic Ocean along 4,600 mi (7,400 km) of mostly tropical coastline, and that's good news for anyone seeking a sun, sea, and fun vacation in this vast nation known for its friendly and welcoming character. But in such a big place, where can you find the coolest coastal destinations? Pack your bags and click through for ideas of where to go and what to see!

Nigerian airliner lands at wrong airport

ABUJA - A commercial plane in Nigeria with more than 100 passengers on board landed at the wrong airport over the weekend. The United Nigeria Airlines flight, which took off on Sunday from Nigeria's commercial hub of Lagos and was headed for Abuja, the nation's capital, suddenly diverted to Asaba International Airport, reported Anadolu Agency. "Wel...

Immigration union moots 10-year passports

President Ajeet Singh says extending the validity will take the pressure off passport services staff.

Terrific tidbits about turtles

Turtles are strange-looking creatures, but they're widely loved and revered around the world. This is partly because of their ancient origins and their uniquely long lives, which many cultures believe gives them special wisdom. They symbolize knowledge, time, immortality, and the Earth. Many allegories and fables have been based around their slow and steady lifestyle. These mysterious reptiles come in all shapes and sizes, can inhabit land or water, and can live to the age of 150! There are plenty of reasons to wonder at the majesty of the turtle. Intrigued? Click through this gallery for more amazing facts.

The most dangerous cities in America

Choosing a place to settle involves considering various factors; safety is paramount for families. But perceptions of crime can sometimes be disconnected from reality. Many crimes go unreported, affecting the accuracy of available data. Employment rates also contribute to a location's crime rate. The FBI's crime classification distinguishes between violent and property crimes, with the latter being more common. In 2019, there were 2,109.9 property crimes per 100,000 people, compared to 379.4 violent crimes. The introduction of the National Incident-Based Reporting System in 1988 has expanded the scope of crime data, offering details like the time, location, and weapons used. It also includes demographic information about victims and offenders. Mass shootings remain a grave concern, with hundreds of casualties over the years. In this gallery, we explore the most dangerous cities in the US in 2023 (so far), focusing on violent crimes. Click on to discover them.

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The fascinating story of the hanging coffins of Sagada

When we think of a graveyard, most people tend to imagine a piece of land where the coffins aren't actually visible above ground. What certainly doesn't come to mind is a vertical cemetery of coffins nailed to the side of a steep cliff, way up where everyone can see. Different cultures have different relationships to death as well as various rituals that hold unique spiritual meanings, but one of the most fascinating is the Igorot peoples' hanging-coffin 'burial' in Sagada, Philippines. From the "death chair" that precedes it to the way the coffins are made and suspended up high, it's an endlessly interesting end-of-life rite. Curious? Click through to learn more.

The most beautiful places you've probably never heard of

Adventurers, we're calling on you! Most of us have heard of Paris, Rome, New York, and Tokyo as incredible tourist destinations that attract millions of travelers each and every single year, but what if you're a fan of something slightly less crowded? The places listed in this gallery are destinations all around the world that are filled with unheard-of beauty. From picturesque landscapes to cities thousands of years old, swipe through for a look at these spots you may not have heard of.

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What exactly was the Treaty of Tordesillas?

In June 1494, a document was created that effectively divided the newly 'discovered' lands outside Europe between the Portuguese Empire and the Spanish Empire. Known as the Treaty of Tordesillas, this agreement between the two maritime superpowers would have a profound effect on world history, and prove disastrous for millions. But what exactly did this medieval treaty entail, and who benefitted from it? Click through and find out more about this remarkable but controversial alliance.

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The eerie mystery of Japan's Devil Sea

The Bermuda Triangle is famous for its mysterious disappearances. However, there is a lesser-known region in the Pacific Ocean that is equally infamous for its stories of unexplained disappearances and seemingly supernatural activity. Intrigued? Click through the gallery and discover the fascinating secrets of the Devil's Sea.

Is the 7th-century Sutton Hoo ship about to set sail again?

Back in 1938, the remains of an Anglo-Saxon burial ship were unearthed at Sutton Hoo in England. Described as "one of the most important archaeological discoveries of all time," the ancient vessel yielded an astonishing cache of priceless 7th-century artifacts, dazzling treasures that decorated the most impressive medieval grave to be discovered in Europe. These rare and valuable relics now have a permanent home in the British Museum, but what became of the boat, and whose final resting place did it represent? Click through and rediscover one of the most intriguing stories in the history of archaeology.

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Cargo ship sinks off Greek island, 13 crew members missing

Thirteen crew members of a cargo ship were missing after the vessel sank off the Greek island of Lesbos, the Greek coast guard said on Sunday. The Comoros-flagged ship had 14 crew members on board, eight of them Egyptians and the rest Syrian and Indian nationals. It issued a distress call early on Sunday, the Greek coast guard said, amid gale-force...

The history and famous faces of the legendary CBGB bar

Sitting at the intersection of New York's Bowery and Bleecker streets stood CBGB, the birthplace of punk rock and one of the most famous clubs in the world. From its opening in 1973 to its tragic closure in 2006, CBGB was the epicenter of everything sketchy and loud in New York City. Run by a man with a passion for music and dedicated to helping out local acts, CBGB was more than a venue: it was a home and a haven for the punks, outcasts, and misfits of the 1970s that didn't fit into the East Village folk scene, and didn't particularly want to. To tell the story of CBGB is to tell the story of one of the brightest and loudest eras in music history. Read on to learn all about CBGB, New York's most famous dive bar.

How to make your outdoor space more private

With the warmer weather, it's natural that we wish to enjoy our outdoor spaces. What we don't appreciate, however, are the prying eyes of neighbors and strangers alike. Making sure your patio, balcony, or backyard has enough privacy is key to creating a relaxing outdoor space. Whether you live in a dense urban area, the suburbs with neighbors on the other side of the fence, or even in a more secluded area in the countryside, your outdoor space should feel like an undisturbed oasis. So, how do you create your own hidden sanctuary? From plants to privacy screens and outdoor curtains, click on for a range of ideas that can help you out!

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