Beauty fulfils big dreams

PETALING JAYA: Qastella Yasmin Nur Ain Nasution is a walking example of confidence. The thirty-three-year-old Ipoh-born woman has been a professional plus-size model for almost nine years. Before venturing into modelling, Qastella had to put up with waves of criticism during her childhood. But she never dreamt that she would become a model. “Modeling was … Read more

Raring to climb world’s highest peak a fourth time

PETALING JAYA: From getting frostbite to losing eight fingers on one of his mountaineering expeditions, mountaineer T. Ravichandran remains an optimist at heart as he prepares for his fourth mission to Mount Everest next year. Ravichandran, popularly known as Ravi Everest, recently made headlines after conquering the 8,849m peak for the third time on May … Read more

Group offers strategy on quality of life for the elderly

PETALING JAYA: A non-profit organisation has presented three proposals – introducing a human capital strategy for senior citizens, encouraging locals to embark on a caregiver career, and standardising the national caregiving training syllabus – as ways to help ageing Malaysians live productively in their golden years. Third Age Media Association founding president Cheah Tuck Wing … Read more