Chermaine Poo

Recent and archived articles by Chermaine Poo

3 Apr 2018 | 8:36 AM

A magical sojourn in Langkawi

Baby Cat has seen the glories of medieval cathedrals, castles and churches of Europe but not once has she ever set foot upon a beach. We have travelled with her since she was a baby, and realised that all we really wanted was to continue building up a treasure chest of happy childhood memories of our precious little one.

13 Jan 2018 | 8:49 AM

See you at The Top!

A visit to the rejuvenated Komtar offers fun and nostalgia.

The Rainbow Skywalk, with a glass floor protruding out of the tower at 249m above the street, offers a unique 360° panoramic view of Penang.
24 Dec 2017 | 9:05 AM

Prevention is better than cure and it is better safe than sorry

My husband and I insist that our children must be restrained in baby car seats whenever they travel in cars. Aside from being harnessed, they have to face the rear - for a good reason.

25 Nov 2017 | 12:26 PM

Baby car seats save lives

I advocate that babies and young children must sit in baby car seats or booster seats while travelling in vehicles. It is not widely practised here but is mandatory in advanced countries.

Rules and regulations aside, our children’s safety is most important and we should.

14 Oct 2017 | 9:46 AM

Urumqi — China’s melting pot

Urumqi, the capital of Xinjiang, is a melting pot of cultures and people.

The Xinjiang International Grand Bazaar is the region's largest bazaar and resembles the grand bazaar in Istanbul, Turkey.
30 Sep 2017 | 10:44 AM

The hidden gem of Spain – Seville

From the rich history to the splendid architecture, Seville is home to beautiful and passionate flamenco dance.

7 Sep 2017 | 8:27 AM

Learning multiple languages when young

Every Malaysian can speak Bahasa Malaysia as it is the national language but not everyone can communicate in English and Mandarin. But the scenario is gradually changing as more children of other communities are enrolled in schools that teach the two additional languages alongside BM.

Children learning about the colour blue through play with their teacher
15 Jul 2017 | 9:44 AM

Air pollution causes more damage than we think

MALAYSIA has four seasons — hot, very hot, hazy and wet. The rainy season at the end of the year brings floods to certain states and parts of the country.

2 Jul 2017 | 8:44 AM

Wonderful Warsaw

Reminiscing an enjoyable trip to the Polish capital.

The Palace of Culture and Science is a prominent landmark in Poland.
3 Jun 2017 | 9:15 AM

Changing ambience with window dressing

Changing curtains can make a whole house look so different with minimal spending.