107.6FM – Finally a radio station for women in Penang

By Julia Tan

July 2014 FEATURE
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It is Malaysia’s only English radio station for women, and in March this year, Capital FM, which has 121,000 listeners weekly, ventured north to Penang (previously it could only be heard in the Klang Valley). But what exactly does a radio station for women broadcast? One might imagine fashion, beauty, celebrities and cosmetics. Think I’m stereotyping? Just flip open a magazine for women and you’ll see.Stereotypes aside, obviously there’s so much more women are interested in. According to Star Radio...

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Julia Tan

went to primary and secondary school at Convent Pulau Tikus before continuing sixth form at St. Xavier’s Institution; any other school was out of the question. She misses the fried rice at the school canteen, and laments the passing of the wan tan mee lady.