Beijing Diary by Samantha Tan Chiew Ting

BEIJING (Bernama) -- With her feeble fingers pressing softly on the touch screen, 80 year-old Li Huiying attempts to complete an online transaction.

Li of Beijing, China are among the millions Chinese, young and old, who stand testament to how cashless transactions are transforming people's lives.

Whether its shopping, banking or business, it can be conducted cashless with the touch of buttons on the screen.

This octogenerian caught my attention while I was doing some transaction at a bank here recently. She appeared friendly and in no time I struck a conversation with her.

By Jenny Imanina Lanong Abdullah

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- There has been a heightened awareness on the importance of protecting intellectual property (IP) in Malaysia. This is shown by the increasing number of applications to register IP in recent years.

By Ima Aimi Nadia Ibrahim

ALOR SETAR (Bernama) -- Contact lenses are all the rage among teenagers today, who use them not only for corrective but cosmetic purposes as well.

By Samantha Tan Chiew Ting

Samantha Tan Chiew Ting, Bernama's correspondent in Beijing shares her take on China's capital city.

BEIJING (Bernama) -- Besides transportation, many would worry when it comes to language and food while traveling in foreign lands.

By Nur Aimidiyana Zuher

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- Consumer groups are concerned that the increase in toll rates will put more pressure on the cost of living, which has already been escalating in recent years.

By Ali Imran Mohd Noordin

CYBERJAYA (Bernama) -- BMW Group recently introduced the new locally assembled BMW X6, the ninth model variant to be assembled in the country.

By Ali Imran Mohd Noordin

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- A watch says a lot about its owner. Not only does it reflect its owner's personality, it also complements the attire and boosts the owner's confidence.

Therefore, choosing the right watch is important for individuals who pride in appearing charismatic and fashionable without compromising comfort.

For the past 35 years, Alba brand of watches have carved a name in the local scene especially through the five-year sponsorship of the World Badminton Championship in the 1980s.