Izuan Shah

Recent and archived articles by Izuan Shah

10 Nov 2006 | 12:00 AM

Golden girl

About a half dozen journalists and media representatives are gathered on a windy Auckland day to interview the leading cast of Disney Channel's latest movie, I>Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior/I>, in which Tsai Chin plays the wise and doting grandmother to the heroine of the movie.

10 Nov 2006 | 12:00 AM

Happily on Song

Brenda Song, the star of I>The Suite Life of Zack and Cody, /I>is having her first big headlining role in Disney Channel Original Movie I>Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior/I>. IZUAN SHAH met up with the teenage TV sensation at the film set in Auckland, New Zealand.

10 Nov 2006 | 12:00 AM

Churning out young stars

IZUAN SHAH talks to the creative team of I>Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior/Ion location in Auckland, New Zealand.

10 Nov 2006 | 12:00 AM

Rising star

Briskly striding across the grass in Auckland, at New Zealand's Memorial War Museum, on location for I>Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior/I>, Shin Komayada shows little sign of fatigue despite an all-day filming schedule.

24 Apr 2006 | 12:00 AM

Look out for Secret Machines

IZUAN SHAH reviews Secret Machines' I>Ten Silver Drops/I>.

18 Apr 2006 | 12:00 AM

Going Indo crazy

HAVING a list of top Hong Kong pop stars or Bollywood idols in a concert here is hardly a problem. But things get a little different or, shall we say, rather pricklier when a concert involves eight of Indonesia's biggest pop names.

6 Mar 2006 | 12:00 AM

A passion for cars

Batu Road boy Wong Hee Loong has been obsessed with cars ever since he could walk. IZUAN SHAH meets the engineer Down Under.

6 Mar 2006 | 12:00 AM

Youth gone wild

Wasted talent or college rock pin-ups in waiting? Throne Away just wants to be heard. With the brash, youthful, melodic noise heard on the band's debut release I>This Accident Was Meant to Be/I>. IZUAN SHAH reports.

2 Mar 2006 | 12:00 AM

Rated U

Fort Minor is definitely an act aiming to invest in the future. Nearly 2,000 primary schoolchildren, teens and their parents thronged the indoor arena at the Bukit Kiara Equestrian and Country Resort in Kuala Lumpur to see the charismatic all-ages rap rock outfit in the flesh on Tuesday night.

24 Feb 2006 | 12:00 AM

Minority report

No stranger to Kuala Lumpur with Linkin Park, Mike Shinoda can't wait to bring side crew Fort Minor down for a live blast of the mash-up album, I>The Rising Tied/I>. IZUAN SHAH catches up with rap's freshest prince.