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GOODYEAR EAGLE F1 LANDS IN MALAYSIA

Goodyear, one of the world's largest tyre companies has recently unveiled its latest addition to the Eagle F1 family, the SuperSport RS, SuperSport R, SuperSport, Asymmetric 5 and the Asymmetric 3 SUV

The launch by Goodyear Malaysia comes after Goodyear’s recent sponsorship of three participating teams in the World Endurance Championship (widely known as the Le Mans), namely Jota Sport, Jackie Chan DC Racing and High Class Racing. 

“Racing is in our DNA. Throughout the years, Goodyear has been involved in many races such as NASCAR, Le Mans and the British Touring Car Championship, therefore, it is inevitable that we will once again align ourselves with high-speed motorsports. We continue to innovate to bring cutting-edge technology and differentiated features to our tyres. The most important aspect is that motorsports allows us to test our capabilities and push our limits so that we can eventually achieve excellent technology transfer and utilise development experience from the tracks to the road,” said Alex Ng, Managing Director of Goodyear Malaysia.


Together with him revealing the Goodyear Eagle F1 Supersport at the launch was Alex Yoong, Founder and Director of Axle Motosport and Professional Racing Driver(left), Jenner Powell, Product Director of Goodyear APAC (2nd right) and Benjamin Chong, Product Manager of Goodyear Malaysia (right).



As part of the official launch of the Eagle F1 family, Goodyear Malaysia recently announced two additional tyres, the Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5 and the Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 SUV. 

In addition to this series, Goodyear will be announcing a brand new tyre in 2020. This is part of Goodyear’s commitment for thrill seeking drivers and this tyre will enable all enthusiasts to enjoy premium tyres at competitive prices. 

When attended the official launched, Kak Fas was overjoyed to learn that tyres actually has its own different performance accordingly to customer's needs and car's specification.

All along, Kak Fas thoght that all tyres are the same and the difference lies on its value only. Well! forgive me cause as a women driver, we only think of having a good spare tyre at the back without realizing its function.

Thank god I join the event launch and now am more informative about tyres thanks to Goodyear. So let me list down the perfect tyre for your car... read on the specification and quality of the Eagles range:

Fly With the Eagles

Designed for comfort, control and superior in the wet, the Eagle F1 SuperSport was developed for better grip and handling on the road. 

Through the usage of an innovative U-shaped compound, the Eagle F1 SuperSport Series has specialised power zones which creates pockets of control for superior wet and dry handling. 

The tyre also has a thread deformation protector which helps in maintaining its shape, allowing better footprint preservation for high-speed stability. To increase grip during cornering, Goodyear applied a closed outside pattern, which allows for more agile performance. 

Additionally, it also has a stiffer sidewall design which improves handling and stability.

Focusing on wet conditions, the Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5 offers luxurious comfort and superior wet breaking. The specialised thread design and Impulse Control Compound Technology, a highly refined silica compound, allow the tyre to endure the force of high-speed braking, shortening the braking distance. 

This compound also allows a patch extension through Goodyear’s ActiveBraking Technology, which allows the tyre  to slightly expand when braking to create more grip using its walls. 

In addition, the tyre is not only built for wet conditions – its Power Cushion Technology (stiff coupling of carcass and pattern) produces precise power transmission, leading to excellent dry handling. 

For larger cars and SUVs, the Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 SUV is designed to be sturdy while promoting better fuel consumption due to its low rolling resistance. It is also capable of shortening braking distance through ActiveBraking Technology, in any condition. It enforces stronger grip, which makes it easier for handling and braking. Its specialised compound known as the Grip Booster compound increases the tyre's stickiness with the road surface, allowing it to be comfortable while maintaining handling when travelling at higher speeds giving the driver to total control. 


Expanding the family

At the launch, Goodyear Malaysia also reacquainted the market with its other tyre families, namely the Assurance, EfficientGrip and the Wrangler series

For the Assurance range, Goodyear offers a comfortable, quiet and safe drive of one’s vehicle by highlighting the Goodyear Assurance TripleMax 2, as well as the Assurance DuraPlus 2. The Assurance TripleMax 2 is equipped with the latest HydroTred technology for enhanced wet braking performance, while its asymmetric threads allows for better handling, and comfort performance for a quieter and safer drive. The Assurance DuraPlus 2, on the other hand, is equipped with TredLife technology and a specialised compound to reduce exterior noise, increase overall comfort, and at the same time allow for further milleage. 

The EfficientGrip Performance is a tyre equipped with higher gripping compounds that enables shorter braking distances on wet roads. Infused with ActiveBraking Technology, the EfficientGrip Performance increases contact between the tyre and the roads increasing the braking distance performance for up to two meters on wet roads. This has allowed the tyres to be A-rated by european regulations. In addition to that, it also comes with FuelSaving Technology that reduces rolling resistance by up to 18% in comparison to its predecessor, Goodyear EfficientGrip. The inclusion QuietTred Technology also ensures that the Goodyear EfficientGrip Performance is able to provide a quieter drive.Aside from the Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 SUV, Goodyear also showcased the Goodyear EfficientGrip Performance SUV. Similar to the EfficientGrip Performance, the EfficientGrip Performance SUV is designed to be quiet and comfortable to fit luxury highway SUVs. In addition to that, with reinforced and robust construction, the EfficientGrip Performance is equipped to match all driving conditions. Its QuietTred Technology reduces exterior and interior noise levels to provide luxury SUV drivers with a quieter ride. Goodyear’s FlexContact technology uses heavier gauge under thread and barrier cushion that reduces vibration and increases tire insulation for improved ride comfort.
When it comes to the Wrangler series, the Goodyear Wrangler AT SilentTrac is equipped with Durawall technology provides light off-road durability with improved quiet and comfort for on-road and extended mileage, to achieve the best balance between on and off road. For the Goodyear Wrangler DuraTrac, the pattern offers additional transaction through its TractiveGroove Technology, which allows the treds to offer better grip in off-road situations. Furthermore, its highly angled centre tread blocks enhance traction as well as adds stability to reduce road noise, leading to a quieter drive. 

“Each pattern was passionately designed to suit consumer demands depending on preference. we know that the tyre is in between the road and the drivers ability to have control of the vehicle. Hence, we continuously enhance our HydroTred technology to achieve better braking performance on wet roads as well as in various conditions. We understand that the tyre is the only point of contact between the road and the car, amplifying the importance of constantly innovating new ways to stay in control. This is why evolution of our patterns is important at Goodyear. With innovation, it has pushed Goodyear to push boundaries and set itself apart,” concluded Ng. 

For more information on Goodyear, please visit www.goodyear.com.my 


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BATA PRESENTS NEW BLACK ANTI BACTERIAL SHOES

Bata Malaysia presented school shoes to a total of 150 children from Gereja St Mark, Seremban in anticipation of the new school year. 

The event took place recently at the Bata store located in Nu Sentral, Kuala Lumpur (LG 1.08 & 09 – First Floor) and was attended by 20 underprivileged children as representatives.

The school shoes were presented by Bata Malaysia’s Managing Director Mr Ajay Ramachandran along with the company’s latest Social Media Influencer for its Back to School campaign, Malaysia’s first astronaut Dato’ Dr. Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor.


Accompanied by a few facilitators along with Bata Malaysia representatives, the children had the opportunity to select their preferred school shoes at the store. 

The children, aged from 7 years old onwards, were thrilled to receive their brand new pair of school shoes for the 2020 school year.

This sponsorship event is part of Bata’s annual corporate social responsibility programme. This is when the company gives back to the community by providing shoes to the underprivileged sector within the nation.

Mr Ramachandran expressed that Bata believes in aiding children as best as it can in order for them to reach their full potential. “Providing school shoes may be a simple act but it is essential for children, no matter their life’s situation, to have proper footwear for school. There’s simply no doubt that comfort and proper fit can enhance mood, concentration and ability to learn in the classroom,” described the company’s managing director.


Meanwhile, Dato’ Dr. Sheikh Muszaphar shared that he was happy to be a part of the programme. “I always believe in giving back to the community – it’s great that Bata shares this belief with me. It’s also absolutely vital that companies do not disregard this responsibility and instead, do their best to support where they can,” stated Dato’ Dr. Sheikh.

This sponsorship by Bata Malaysia was made through the Bata Children’s Program (BCP). This program, launched in 2011, is Bata employees’ volunteer-led community initiative that focuses on helping underprivileged children in countries where the brand is present. BCP is dedicated to the idea that every child should be provided with the opportunities to help them reach their full potential.

For more information about the Bata Collection, or to stay updated on news and promotions from Bata, follow Bata Malaysia on Facebook (Bata Home), or on Instagram @batamalaysia.


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GRAND WINNER WINS CAR 

Ending the Plaza Low Yat 20th Anniversary celebration on a high note, four lucky winners who participated in the Plaza Low Yat 20th Anniversary Grand Prize Draw that was held during the entire month of August 2019, received their respective prizes from the Management of Plaza Low Yat, at the Concourse Area of Plaza Low Yat recently.

A surprise call was given to the lucky Grand Prize winner, Ms. Ng Aik Koon, during the Winner Announcement the weekend before on 7th September 2019 as her Grand Prize Draw voucher was picked from over 10,000 entries by Executive Area General Manager, Michael Lee. 

The 2nd Prize of a Samsung Galaxy A80 goes to Ms. Chin Pik Yee, while 3rd Prize winner, Ms. Balqis Binti Ismail takes home a Sony 43”HD Smart TV. 

The Consolation Prize of a Huawei Mediapad T5 goes to Mr. Siew Kam Soon. All prizes were presented by Ms. Elaine Liew, Assistant General Manager of Plaza Low Yat.

The winners of the Plaza Low Yat Candid Moments Photography Contest that was held on Saturday, 20thJuly 2019 also received their prizes on the same day. 

The Top 3 winners received cash prizes of RM1,000, RM500 and RM300 respectively, while 10 Consolation Prize winners received a Think Tank Bag.

The Grand Prize Draw was one of the few activity segments, in conjunction with the Plaza Low Yat 20thAnniversary Celebration that happened on Saturday, 24th August 2019. 


Shoppers are entitled to participate in the draw by spending a minimum of RM300 in a single or any combined two receipts from Plaza Low Yat, bbpark, The Federal Kuala Lumpur & Arcade and The Capitol Hotel from 1st – 31st August 2019; shoppers are entitled to one (1) Grand Prize Draw entry form for every RM300 worth of purchase.

Plaza Low Yat is able to achieve success throughout the past 20 years is definitely all thanks to the unwavering support of our dear shoppers. 

With plenty of new exciting things in the works, we strive for our best to provide the public with the ultimate IT lifestyle shopping experience,” said Liew.

Other activity segments that were organized as a giveback to shoppers include the Grab N’ Go – a special segment where participants were selected from the Grand Prize Draw entries, and will be entitled to win the IT products and gadgets for free; the Hot Deals featured IT products and gadgets that were heavily discounted.

The outdoor activities included a stage performance featuring local artistes: Ayda Jebat, Khai Bahar, Namewee and Priscilla Abby; and the Carnival Bazaar, a good-ol’ pasar malam introducing a variety of local food and games. (story below).
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PLAZA LOW YAT CELEBRATED 20TH ANNIVERSARY!

It was a milestone for Plaza Low Yat when the 20th Anniversary Celebration was officially launched at the Boulevard Strip recently.

The launch ceremony was attended by Senior Private Secretary to the Minister of Federal Territories, Mr. Zulkefli Mohd Nani; President of Subzone 2 (Raja Chulan), of the Federal Territories Residential Representative Council (MPPWP) Mr. Keith Lew Kok Kiat; Dang Wangi District Police Chief, ACP Mohd Fahmi Visunathan Abdullah; Managing Director of Low Yat Group, Mr. Low Gee Teong; Advisor to Federal Hotels International, Mr. Azlan Hussain; Area Director of Low Yat City, Mr. Steven Chong; Executive Area General Manager of Plaza Low Yat, Mr. Michael Lee; Senior Area General Manager of Federal Hotels International, Mr. Simon Leong; and Assistant General Manager of Plaza Low Yat, Ms. Elaine Liew.

Shoppers were entitled to redeem a 20th Anniversary limited edition Premium Gift Box with a minimum spend of RM500 at participating outlets; and also treated with a series of happenings and promotions that are designed to reward Plaza Low Yat’s loyal followings and shoppers.

Just to name a few, the indoor activities included GRAB N’ GOHOT DEALS, and GRAND PRIZE DRAW.


To further commemorate the event, an outdoor stage performance by local celebrities, namely Ayda Jebat, Khai Bahar, Namewee and Priscilla Abby was a crowd-puller despite the inclement with weather, the artistes serenaded their fans and audience with their signature songs; and at the same time, Plaza Low Yat has chosen their official brand ambassador at the final round of the PLAZA LOW YAT IT GIRL SEARCH, with Michelle Yeong, 22, taking home the crown along with a one-year contract worth RM30,000, cash prize worth RM7,000 and sponsored products by Huawei.


Last but not least, there was also a CARNIVAL BAZAAR at the Boulevard Strip, featuring a variety of local food and games.

As a token of appreciation from the mall, shoppers enjoyed free parking for the first hour from 1st till 31st August 2019 throughout the celebration month.
The 20th Anniversary Celebration also marks the launch of the anticipated Low Yat Mobile App, asshoppers were given a chance to experience the mall’s brand new innovation that allows the public toenjoy free deals, promotions and discounts that were available mall-wide.

“We are excited to announce the launch of our Plaza Low Yat mobile app, which will revitalize the merchants’ business and breathe a digital new life into the shopping experience of our shoppers,” sharedLow Gee Teong, Managing Director of Low Yat Group.


“This app will allow us to improve the connectivity of our shoppers; letting them further enjoy deals and promotions that can never be found out of this mall.”
“In the coming year, we are planning for an eSports hub within Plaza Low Yat, considering the rising popularity in Malaysia. Smart parking, service appointments, extended warranty programs and mobile e-wallet are also in the pipeline. The mobile app will integrate all these elements to allow our shoppers embark on a shopping experience that is convenient and interactive.

This event was made successful with the support of our sponsors: Acer, AMD, Asus, HP, Huawei, Lenovo, Nokia, Oppo, Panasonic Lumix, Samsung, Sri Computer and Viewnet Hyperstore.

In conjunction with its 20th Anniversary Celebration, which was held on 24th August 2019, Saturday; Plaza Low Yat will be the first mall in Kuala Lumpur to extend its business hours from 10am till 12mn, in celebration of 20 remarkable years that made Plaza Low Yat the talk of the town when it comes to the latest digital & technology sophistication and trends.


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LENOVO OFFER PRE-INSTALLED MICROSOFT OFFICE HOME & STUDENT

Lenovo, the world’s leading PC manufacturer recently announced a partnership with Microsoft to offer preinstall Windows 10 based consumer PCs with Office Home & Student 2019 suite. 

Lenovo customers who purchase the new IdeaPad and IdeaCentre series – Lenovo IdeaPad C340, S340, S540, and L340 as well as Lenovo IdeaCentre AIO A340 will have lifetime access to the full version of Microsoft’s essential applications for everyday use, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Onedrive. 

Lenovo’s newly launched line of IdeaPad and IdeaCentre devices are suitable for those who want a reliable and versatile workhorse, which readily adapts to your everyday work and entertainment needs without breaking the bank. Coupled with this landmark partnership between Lenovo and Microsoft, users can immediately fire-up their brand-new device and get to work right away.

The launch of the “Exclusively Yours” campaign was also attended by Lenovo’s Friends – 
  • Local sensation artist, singer and actress, Nabila Razali
  • Pop singer, Shalma Eliana, best known for her debut single ‘Janji Terindah’ 
  • Malaysian YouTube star and director, Farhan Mazlan of STERK production

The latest line of Lenovo IdeaPads and the IdeaCentre are – 

Equipped with up to 8th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 processing, the Lenovo IdeaPad C340 provides the best performance in terms of speed and responsiveness which is perfect for productivity, creativity, and entertainment for the users. With Rapid Charge technology, the versatile laptop can fuel up to 80% battery capacity in just one hour, allowing users a worry-free and mobile experience all day.Lenovo IdeaPad S340 & S540

Powered with 8th Gen Intel® Core™ processors, Lenovo IdeaPad S340 and S540 offers heavy-duty performance in addition to its premium look and feel with slim top and side bezels and up to FHD resolution. IdeaPad S340 is equipped with Dolby Audio™, bringing the users best audio experience with theatre-like sound effect. With the optional NVIDIA® GeForce® graphics, IdeaPad S540 is ready to impress with its style of narrow-bezel display, luxurious color palette, and diamond-cut aluminum chassis, alongside with impressive battery life that’s the perfect companion for the always-on generation.

The Lenovo IdeaPad L340 comes with Lenovo Vantage’s Eye Care Mode which reduces blue light emission and minimize the risk of eye strain. The IdeaPad L340 is also equipped with TrueBlock Privacy Shutter which allows the users to close the webcam for privacy purpose. Aside from that, its rapid recharging technology and stunning audio, performance, and visuals makes it your always go-to device for work.Lenovo IdeaCentre AIO A340.

Lenovo Ideacentre AIO A340 impresses with its sleek design and stunning 90% screen-to-body ratio which is crafted to perfection with a unique asymmetrical stand for the minimal and modern home. The powerful all-in-one runs seamlessly and smoothly which is suitable for users who are require heavy multitasking machines.

For more information on these Lenovo products and more, please visit https://www.lenovo.com/my/en/.


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CALTEX BRINGS FUEL THAT POWERED A WORLD RECORD

Malaysians can now experience the fuel that powered a world record at their neighbourhood Caltex service station. 

Brought to you by Chevron Malaysia Limited, Caltexwith Techron®recently powered a 28-year-old car up a 1,000m ascent in record time, setting a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® title for the ‘Fastest Ascent of Doi Chang Mountain Road by Car’.

Revealed through the ‘Record Rides’ two-part series on National Geographic, with Caltex as the sole presenting partner, the attempt was part of Caltex’s Fuel Power Challenge.

It saw Jamaican-Chinese professional race car driver, Natasha Chang, and television host, KC Montero, compete against the clock to reach the summit of Doi Chang Mountain in record time. 

At the end, it was Natasha who achieved the coveted title with 6 minutes 52.692 seconds, and arguably the craziest, record-breaking driving experience in Asia.

“Caltex with Techron®is specially formulated to clean and protect engines. The GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® title achievement helps demonstrate how a clean engine powered by Techron®can function at its most optimum, which includes delivering maximum power to your wheels. 

This is the same fuel that our customers can experience at their neighbourhood Caltex stations to power their everyday drive,” said Greg Engeler, Product Engineering Manager for Caltex.

To perform at maximised power, an engine requires unrestricted air and fuel delivery which cannot happen when deposits are on the intake valves and port fuel injectors. 

Techron®’s unique chemistry is proven to remove and protect an engine from deposits in these critical areas. Caltex with Techron®also contains Clean & Glide Technology™, which further helps to reduce friction, helping maximise power. 

For Dato’ Hans Isaac, who is the Celebrity Partner of Caltex Malaysia, the record-breaking feat further demonstrates how Caltex with Techron®fuels can power an engine towards achieving an extraordinary journey.

“When I heard about Caltex’s success at achieving the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS®title, I couldn’t help but feel proud to be associated with a global brand like Caltex, because they know that nothing extraordinary is ever easy. Difficult is an invitation to be great, and Caltex does difficult.”

“As someone who thrives on challenging myself to go further, this feat achieved by Caltex inspired me to push the limits of Caltex with Techron®myself, on Malaysian roads. That’s how I’ve decided to go on a challenge to further prove the efficiency of Caltex with Techron®. With only one tank of this innovative fuel, my friend Man, and I, will attempt to drive up Cameron Highlands in our national car, the 1985 Proton Saga. I guess you will have to stay tuned to find out if we succeed or not,” he added.

Also present at the event was Natasha Chang, also known as “Chiney Dolly” among Instagram followers, who was in the thick of the successful GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS®attempt. 

“I knew from the get-go that this journey was going to be filled with challenges, however, I was determined to validate the notion that fuel is one of the most important aspects of a car thus, the right fuel can only maximise your vehicle’s potential. With Caltex with Techron®, the performance of the car we built from scratch for the attempt on a seemingly impossible timeline only got better which resulted in us breaking new ground in fuel innovation,” she said. 

To know more about the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® attempt for the ‘Fastest Ascent of Doi Chang Mountain Road by Car’, please visit https://caltexrecordrides.com/, or log on to www.caltex.com/my

For the latest updates, follow Caltex Malaysia’s official Facebook Page at https://www.facebook.com/Caltex.Malaysia/.



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STAND A CHANCE TO WIN A VESPA @SUNWAY PYRAMID

Raya is in full bloom at Sunway Pyramid as the lifestyle shopping mall celebrates the festive season with a Bunga-Bunga Raya themed concourse 

Known as the "celebratory flower" in Malay, the hibiscus will be the central theme of the Orange Concourse on LG2 this Raya from now until 9th June. 

"Under the umbrella theme of 'Bunga-bunga Raya', Sunway Pyramid has chosen our national flower - the hibiscus to symbolize togetherness. Just like how the different shapes and sizes of hibiscus reflect unity through diversity, we hope this Raya the spirit of togetherness continues to strengthen through the years" said HC Chan, Chief Executive Officer of Sunway Malls & Theme Parks.

Each mall has their take on this year's festivities with the unifying theme of celebrating the flowers of Malaysia; from Hibiscus, Orchids, Bougainvillea, Geranium, Morning Glory and Jasmine. Aside from being aesthetically pleasing, each flower also has a different symbolic meaning such as togetherness, celebration, forgiveness, hope, new beginnings and purity respectively.

Sunway Pyramid also teamed up with Naza Group of Companies to a gift of one lucky shopper with a Limited Edition Vespa. The stylish Vespa will be made extra special with artwork done by famous doodles artist Fritilldea. 

To stand a chance to own this one-of-a-kind Limited Edition Vespa, shoppers will have to complete the three activities at the concourse, scan a unique QR code at the concourse to download the new Sunway Pyramid mobile app and register for the giveaway contest which ends on 9th June.

The concourse is decorated in floral arrangements where shoppers can immerse in a journey through the unique indoor garden with five different activities, each representing a petal of a bunga raya. 

The first is snapping and sharing a creative photo on Instagram or Facebook at the Bunga-Bunga Swing. Shoppers can then complete four actions at the Hopscotch Play

The Floral Walk is also not to be missed; taking a walk through the blooming flowers here will also earn shoppers a petal. Shoppers can also immerse in unique interactive blooming garden and get creative by creating their very own flowers show. The final petal is earned by talking a photo at the floral memory lane photobooth 

For those would like to bring home floral gifts and décor for the season, they can head over to the Flower Market by Fleurs or try their hand at fun arts and crafts at the concourse area on selected dates.  Shoppers can tend to their  very own mini garden by attending a flower decorative workshop on weekends.

To further sweeten the festivities, shoppers can treat themselves to some Royce chocolate and shoppers who spend RM500 in a maximum of two receipts (RM400 for HSBC credit card holders) can redeem a jar of Yankee Candle at the concourse.

With over 1,000 specialty shops throughout the mall including international fashion, beauty, sports and lifestyle, gadgets, toys and much more, shoppers will be spoilt for choice! Don't forget to download the all-new Sunway Pyramid app where you can get exclusive deals that are not to be missed! 

For more inspiration for Raya gifts, fashion, dining and more, visit www.sunwaypyramid.com/bungabungaraya 

Stay tuned to Sunway Pyramid's social mediums for more information or visit www.sunwaypyramid.com call 03-7494 3100. 

Follow Sunway Malls on these social media platforms: 

Sunway Pyramid Facebook-www.facebook.com/sunwaypyramid 

Instagram - @Sunway_Pyramid 

Mobile App- Sunway Pyramid on AppStore & PlayStore



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Samsung’s  QLED 8K TV now in Malaysia

You can now own a 'cinema' at home with this latest innovation and enjoy a dolby atmos sensurround....

Yes! All is made possible by Samsung Malaysia Electronics that has unveiled its 98” QLED 8K TV – its largest yet – adding to its 2019 TV lineup, officially giving Malaysians the largest 8K screen experience of unrivalled picture quality and clarity. 

The new Samsung QLED 8K TVs come equipped with Samsung’s propriety Quantum Processor, an AI-powered picture and sound processing semiconductor technology which enables a significantly improved entertainment experience.

“Samsung has been the global leader in TV for 13 consecutive years. Throughout the years we are committed to delivering quality and innovative products through the understanding of our consumers’ need today. With the unveiling of our QLED 8K TV, we are bringing a new dimension of reality through our 98” display. Our proprietary technology in Quantum Processor 8K once again raised the bar by upscaling the lower resolution content you watch to near 8K quality. We couldn’t be more excited to bring you one giant leap for reality with our Samsung QLED 8K TV,” said Jimmy Tan, Head of Consumer Electronics of Samsung Malaysia Electronics.

Unveiled by Samsung as an industry first, the machine-learning Quantum Processor employs its AI capabilities to learn and compare millions of images that help it to calibrate lower-resolution sources and optimize them into 8K-quality content regardless of the original format. 

With that, the issue of currently-limited native 8K content is a non-issue for Samsung’s 2019 QLED TVs, therefore earning the TVs a prestigious Innovation Award at CES 2019. This is Samsung’s smartest and most powerful TV yet.

The key products in the 2019 QLED line-up include a suite of 8K and 4K TVs, such as the 8K Q900R that ranges from 65-inch to 98-inch in size, as well as the 4K Q90R,  Q75R and Q60R that range from 49-inch to 82-inch in size. In total, the expanded 2019 QLED line-up features more than 20 models and includes more large-screen models.

The Best Picture Quality with Significantly Improved Viewing Angles and Black Levels

Equipped with an upgraded Ultra Viewing Angle technology, Samsung’s 2019 QLED TVs will allow for backlight to pass through the TV’s panels more evenly onto the screen, thanks to the improved panel structure and new screen calibration algorithms which enhance the TV’s viewing angles. It delivers consistently stunning picture quality from every viewing angle without glare or reflections in the daytime or in brightly-lit rooms. 

Along with several picture quality upgrades in 2019, the adoption of Direct Full Array models1has nearly doubled from last year. Direct Full Array technology puts backlit LEDs behind the panel for precise brightness control, allowing the light to be adjusted individually to create deeper blacks. Algorithms that recognize and adjust black colors more precisely analyse the characteristics of each scene in real-time for brightness distribution and black ratios to control the backlight and help the 2019 QLED TVs deliver superb black color reproduction.
                                 
In addition, all Samsung 2019 QLED TVs will feature HDR10+, a premium picture processing format. The HDR10+ standard makes bright scenes brighter and dark scenes darker by optimising the contrast for each scene, so that users can enjoy a detail-rich picture. The QLED 8K TVs will also support HDMI 2.1 (8K 60P) transmission.
                                        
Magic Screen Offers an even greater Variety of Decoration and Art 

Through Magic Screen, Samsung’s QLED TVs elevate the home setting by displaying decorative content, useful information, your own photos, and can even mimic the texture of the wall behind it2. In addition, an even wider variety of themes are now available, which allows users to further customise Magic Screen to complement the décor of their homes. Customers can also sync their ambient screens with music when the TV is not in active use.

Samsung QLED TVs come with an automatic light control sensor as well, allowing it to adapt its brightness levels to give users the optimal viewing experience, regardless of whether you’re watching TV late at night or in the bright morning sunshine.

Samsung 2019 QLED TV Lineup   
                       
To celebrate the arrival of its 2019 QLED TVs, Samsung will be having a roadshow at Centre Court, Mid Valley with limited-time and exciting promotions, starting from the 8thtill 12thMay 2019:

Model No
Size
Recommended Retail Price
Promotion
QA900R 8K Smart QLED TV
98”
RM 299,999
NIL
82”
RM 99,999
NIL
75”
RM 59,999
2 + 3 Years Extended Warranty
QA90R 4K Smart QLED TV
75”
RM 29,999
2 + 3 Years Extended Warranty
65”
RM 18,999
2 + 3 Years Extended Warranty
QA75R 4K Smart QLED TV
75”
RM 19,999
2 + 3 Years Extended Warranty
65”
RM 13,999
2 + 3 Years Extended Warranty
55”
RM 7,999
2 + 3 Years Extended Warranty
QA60R 4K Smart QLED TV
82”
RM 19,999
Complimentary of 1 unit x Samsung Galaxy S10E worth RM 2,699
75”
RM 13,999
Complimentary of 1 unit x Samsung Galaxy A50 worth RM 1,199
65”
RM 8,999
Complimentary of 1 unit x  Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 worth RM 659.00
55”
RM 6,499
Complimentary of 1 unit x  Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 worth RM 659.00
49”
RM 4,999
Promotion price at RM 3,499
Soundbar N950 with Harman Kardon
-
RM 6,499
Promotion price at RM 3,999 with any Samsung TV Purchase

Samsung’s 2019 QLED TV Lineup is now available for purchase at all local Samsung Brand Stores and authorised dealers nationwide. To learn more about Samsung’s 2019 QLED TV lineup, please visit:



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AVID SHOPPER WINS A CAR, THANKS TO GUARDIAN

It's too good to be true right? Well.... it's true....all 24 finalists had their chance to win a car home at the Guardian's 'Jom Ber-Fabuous' finas held at Da Men Mall, Subang Jaya recently.

And who won?

The luck goes to a lady who spend about RM4,000 at Guardians for her to be able to take the challenge of which whome she shared her luck with son who took the challenge on her behalf.


Bong Siew Mooi drove home a brand new, state-of-the-art, Honda HR-V RS worth over RM120,000 after she emerged the Grand Prize winner of Guardian’s ‘JOM BER-FABULOUS’ contest held in conjunction with International Women’s Day 2019.
Bong said: “I am so happy. I did not expect to win but since I am an avid shopper at Guardian, I decided to enter the contest. The entry requirements were easy and besides, Guardian always offer fantastic promotions with great savings on great products. This new car will come in very useful for me and my family and I would like to thank Guardian for this gift”
Meanwhile, Fariza binti Shabudin from Kuala Lumpur won the 2ndprize of a 5-day 3-night Exotic Dubai holiday with Luxury Hammam experience; Long Jla Hao won the 3rdprize of a 4-day 3-night Maldives trip with spa experience and Zuraini binti Sulaiman won the 4thPrize of a 4-day 3-night trip to Bali with a Balinese spa and experience included.
Twenty other finalists won consolation prizes of Guardian vouchers worth RM500 each.
A total of 24 finalists took part in a Grand Finale event held in Kuala Lumpur recently. They first had to battle for the top four by going through a word search challenge.  The top four winners then moved on to the grand final challenge of  taking part in a remote controlled racing car contest.   
DY Cho, Marketing Director, Health and Beauty, South East Asia and Guardian Health And Beauty Sdn Bhd said:  “We run lots of exciting campaigns and promotions throughout the year; but some, are extra special.  This JOM BER-FABULOUS contest is one of them.  It is to give recognition to the special role that women play in the well-being of the family, in conjunction with International Women’s Day!
Guardian’s ‘JOM BER-FABULOUS’ contest ran from 1 March to 31 March 2019 and Guardian customersneed only spend a minimum of RM10, which must include a brand on promotion, to enter.  
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THE CARBON G-SHOCK 2019 NOW AVAILABLE

Ardent fans of the renowned brand, G-SHOCK would surely love to read this news...

Yes, happening from 8th April till 14 April 2019, Casio Malaysia will hold a week long exhibition at the Centre Court, Mid Vallewy Megamall, Kuala Lumpur, introducing its latest innovation from Casio's G-SHOCK line up - the Carbon G-SHOCK of 2019 featuring a carbon fiberb also known as the "third generation of toughness".

Carbon fiber is hard, strong, light, strong against thermal change, strong against time and strong against deformation. In essence, carbon fiber merges the lightness of resin with strength surpassing metal to revolutionize shock resistance.

To kick-off the exhibition, a grand launch was held on 11th April 2019. Two new carbon series, the GA-2000 and GWR-B1000 Gravitymaster both employing the Carbon Core Guard structure were introduced at the launch for the first time in Malaysia. 

To signify the official launch of the event, VIPs were tasked with throwing a G-SHOCK watch towards a bullseye target followed by an explosive and upbeat Japanese drum performance by an entourage of highly energetic drummers.

Taking Casio’s G-SHOCK ultra tough reputation to the next level and sporting a new urban outdoor style with a sleeker look, the analog-digital GA-2000 with Carbon Core Guard structure includes notable features such as a carbon fiber-reinforced case, guardless buttons, front light button, a double case back structure, and multi-color resin bands. 

Another unique feature of the GA-2000 is that unlike other G-SHOCKs the bands can lay completely flat with the case and are easily removable using a slide lever without special tools. The new shock resistant structure marks an important advance of G-SHOCK core technology, making this model the new standard bearer of the G-SHOCK lineup.

The lightest Gravitymaster ever, the GWR-B1000 Gravitymaster with a new carbon monocoque case, is incredibly tough but light at the same time. Designed for the severe environments faced by pilots, this new timepiece delivers an even higher level of toughness through the use of the same carbon and titanium materials found on modern aircrafts. 


The GWR-B1000 Gravitymaster comes with an array of premium features, including 52 layers of carbon sheeting bezel, a carbon fiber insert band, and scratch resistant sapphire glass which enhances readability. The watch also utilizes tough solar technology, atomic timekeeping, Bluetooth enabled and features full auto double LEDs which automatically illuminate in dark conditions.

To commemorate Casio’s bold new direction with Carbon Core Guard, the exhibition chronicled the material evolution of Casio’s G-SHOCK from yesteryears to present day and showcase of the actual Carbon Core Guard materials used in the production of these supremely tough watches. 

Throughout the week-long exhibition, visitors will have the opportunity and pleasure of brutalizing the Casio G-SHOCK by participating in the Giant Slingshot - slingshot a ball towards a bullseye target which is a G-SHOCK watch. All visitors to the exhibition are encouraged to participate to stand a chance to win exciting prizes!

Mr Tezuka Itsuro, Managing Director of Casio Malaysia said:

“When the world thought we couldn’t get any tougher, we proved otherwise today with the introduction of the G-SHOCK Carbon Core Guard series, an even more resilient watch to our already formidable G-SHOCK line.”


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LG ELECTRONICS CREATES SMART LIVING PRODUCTS


Have you ever experienced leaving home without switching off your lights, air conditions, washing machine, tv and other electronic devices?

I guess most of us do experience those unforgettable moments so much so you had to turn back upon remembering as it might cause a disaster may it be on your electricity bills soaring high or even might cause a fire.

But now in this world of smart living, you can avoid them with innovative technology of which one of it is recently introduced by LG Electronics Malaysia. And that product is its all new DUALCOOL air-conditioner which was unveiled recently with its 'creating a better life concept'.

Bearing the usage of cutting-edge technology, the leading consumer electronics brand unveiled the curtains to a positive response, becoming a strong addition to its signature and award-winning OLED TVs, Super UHD TV, InstaView™ Refrigerators and TWINWash™ washing machine.

Speaking at the launch, Kim Kyutae, Managing Director, LG Electronics Malaysia said:

“We do not settle for just being ‘better’. When we strive for more than ‘better’, we start to innovate. By pushing past ‘better’, LG has secured the number 1 spot as Global No. 1 Inverter Air Conditioner – excluding the China market*. We believe this is a leverage we can bank on to position ourselves uniquely, to appeal better to consumers.”

“With our latest addition to the Home Appliances segment – the DUALCOOL Air Conditioner range, we can now serve our consumers better, to help create a better life, one that is filled with happiness and comfort within the walls of their home.”

What made this air conditioner different from its competitior?

Anytime, anyplace, consumers can now access and control their air conditioner with a quick touch on their smartphones*. Whether they are using multiple devices for one air conditioner or one device for multiple air conditioners, LG’s exclusive home appliances control app is designed to make consumers life easier, by just tapping away on their phones.

Consumers can also run a smart diagnosis through their smartphone, receiving information on their air conditioner in the form of an image, which can be transferred to the service technician. The air conditioner is also able to detect low levels of refrigerant, resulting in less cooling and mechanical failure.

Aint that cool right? So you dont have to worry about turning back home to switch off your air conditioner as it can easily be done at your finger tips through your mobile phones that has the Smartinq app.

Furthermore, with LG’s Dual Inverter Compressor™ power saving operation range frequency, consumers can now save 70% more energy, compared to conventional compressors.

LG DUALCOOL air conditioner also expels air 40% faster, giving consumers the best performance while still playing a role in saving energy.

DURABILITY: Enjoy the benefits of LG DUALCOOL with Gold Fin™ & 10 Year Warranty
  • Gold Fin™ is LG’s patented anticorrosion coating. The Gold Fin™ ensures that the surface is more resistant to corrosion and enhances the durability of heat exchanger for a much longer period.
  • With the given 10 Year Warranty on the air conditioner compressor, consumers can now enjoy the benefit of LG air conditioners for a longer period, allowing them to own a product that is bound to keep their wallet intact for a longer period.
*All devices must be equipped with Internet connection.

EASY AS 1, 2, 3
  • LG DUALCOOL’s slim and modern design makes installation easy and convenient. Regardless of the surroundings and the number of persons involved in the installation process, LG has now made it possible to install more air conditioners in shorter time.
  • In addition to its outstanding performance and high energy efficiency, the DUALCOOL’s straightforward installation process saves time and effort for technicians and those making repairs.
With Plasmaster™, harmful microscopic particles are reduced by infusing the air passing through the air conditioner with over 3 million ions, using 5 simple steps: Ion Cluster GenerationSurrounding of Harmful SubstancesOH Radical Production,Chemical Reaction and Complete Sterilization. This ensure that 99.99% of bacteria and sterilizes and deodorized.

Aside that, LG DUALCOOL air conditioners are filled with R32 refrigerant, an environmental friendly gas which has zero ozone depletion potential. Providing a more faster cooling performance, R32 is easier to maintain and has low levels of toxicity In line with the Montreal Protocol that finalized in 1987, this feature proves LG is committed to not only create a better life, but also a healthier one.

“The essence of creating a better life, wanting to make lives easier derives from wanting our consumers to live a healthier and better life with their family and friends. Therefore, LG DUALCOOL is designed with our consumers in mind. Integrating convenience, health and comfort, durability and long-term saving, we believe DUALCOOL is a key player in ensuring our consumers can live a life in today’s fast-paced world that is better, healthier and more sophisticated”, added Kim.

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(L-R) Tang Siew Wai,,Zen Chan Yang Shan, and Amy Hoo Ooi Mei,  unveiled the Tun M and Tun Siti LEGO mural (pic below).
MURAL OF TUN M AND WIFE OF LEGO UNVEILED

As Malaysians celebrate the country’s 61st independence day, Carousell, Republic of Bricks (ROB) and Sunway Pyramid Mall unveiled an array of unique murals built entirely from LEGO bricks celebrating our country.

Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad and Tun Dr. Siti Hasmah’s LEGO mural is the highlight of the exhibition, beginning 30th August to Sunday, 2 September 2018 at LG2, Central Avenue, Sunway Pyramid.

18 unique LEGO mosaics will also be on display, featuring interesting Malaysian moments, culture and sceneries, coupled with LEGO-themed activities for visitors by Carousell. LEGO fans can also connect with LEGO collectors across Malaysia on Carousell.

“The LEGO builders and fans have long traded and exchanged ideas via our platform and we in turn focus on creating authentic relationships with our communities. Naturally, Merdeka is the perfect opportunity for us to engage the LEGO fan community while celebrating 61 years of independence which highlights their creativity,” said Tang Siew Wai, Country Head of Carousell Malaysia.

Siew Wai added that hobbyists and enthusiasts could buy exclusive LEGO collections on Carousell. “To date, we have approximately 1 million LEGO listings on Carousell. This includes exquisite and scarce pieces of LEGO items to suit the user’s needs.”

“Sunway Pyramid has always been a strong supporter of the creative arts, advocating a variant of artists to display their pieces in our mall. Our collaboration with Carousell and ROB is part of our continuous efforts to offer a variety of activities to our shoppers especially on this very significant Merdeka celebration,” said Amy Hoo Ooi Mei, Senior Manager - Marketing of Sunway Pyramid.

“Matching different LEGO pieces to build this mural resembles the diversification of our culture and races living together in peace and harmony. The murals were built by artists from ROB to convey our love for our country and promote creativity with bricks. Carousell and Sunway Pyramid have been supportive partners in developing the community, and we hope that through this initiative, more will follow suit and develop their interest by joining our LEGO community on Carousell,” said Zen Chan Yang Shan, President of ROB.

A total of 166,888 pieces of LEGO bricks were used for the portraits displayed at the event, with 9,216 pieces used for Tun M and Tun Siti’s mural which was built by members of ROB.

ROB is a LEGO fan interest and networking group that focuses on LEGO projects, events and display in Malaysia. Over the years, the group has gathered LEGO hobbyists across the country to learn and share their passion. At present, the group has over 1,000 members that consist of enthusiasts from all walks of life.

For more information, visit Carousell on www.facebook.com/carousell.my, or download the Carousell app from the Apple Store or Google Play Store.
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LUX LUMINIQUE ADDS THREE MORE VARIANTS

Lux, a personal care brand is known for its high quality products and luxurious persona.
I remembered since childhood this brand name has been in the house as a soap used by everyone. In fact until now its been a generation name to remember with especially when you are in the bathroom hihi…


To date, this brand has spearheaded the innovative ‘Non-silicone Hair Care concept by formulating products through natural plant-derived ingredients, bringing extravagant product goodness to the consumers in Malaysia and conveying the legacy of beauty while igniting the need for beauty among women as well as men.


Since 2014. Lux’s Luminique range has been  Japan’s number one hair care brand, bringing the best of beauty to every woman.

In Malaysia, Lux Luminique captured every woman’s heart since it was introduced since 2017.

Created without the use of parabens or artificial colours, for soft, smooth and shiny hair, Lux Luminique’s non-silicone shampoos and conditioning treatments give women a moment of absolute delight, to bathe in luxury with a subtle yet irresistible Dual Aroma that lingers all day, or all night.

If you are an ardant Lux Luminique user then am sure you are aware of the first three hair care variants namely Damage Repair, Relax and Smooth and Volume Shine, that was brought into Malaysian shores last year.


And this year the good news is, the brand brought in another three new variants of superfoods series and botanical pure, the latest addition to luxurious hair care. 

With the new Lux Luminique Superfoods Series, experience a nourishing line derived from 91% natural ingredients, specially formulated to bring out a woman’s inner glow.
Infused with Acai Berry Extracts, Certified Organic Shea Butter and Black Raspberry 
.Extract.
 Lux Luminique  Acai Straight works for all hair types but excels with damaged tresses. Rich in Vitamin E, it helps to replace damaged hair, reduced hair loss caused by tangled hair and boost shine from within.

Meanwhile, the hydrating Lux Luminiquw Goji Berry Moist takes its superfood-enriched formula to the extreme with a conditioning blend of Goji Berry Extract, Promegranate Seed, Certified Organic Aloe Extract and Camellia Extract that restores hair’s  natural elasticity for light, lasting hydration.


Formulated with Volcano Water from Auvergne, France, Lux Luminique Botanical Pure boast six botanical ingredients and seven natural essential oils for deep nourishment for all hair types. With vitamin enriched blend of Grape Seed Oil, Aloe Vera and Green Tea Extract, and an invigorating fragrance Orange Peel, Lemon and Cedar Wood, this shampoo and treatment will leave hair hydrated and tangle-free without the extra burden of artificial colours.

This  Lux Luminique three new variant is available at participating supermarkets nationwide retailing at RM37.64 per bottle.



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DINE IN STYLE ON A LANDED BOEING 737

This is definetely good news to all Malaysians and visitors!

After  much  anticipation, Plane  In  The  City Malaysia’s  first  aircraft  dining  experience
was  officially  launched recently at  SKYLAND, Bukit  Bintang.

The historical  moment  was  officiated by Dato'  Yean  Yoke  Heng, Deputy Secretary  General (Management) of  Ministry  of  Tourism  and  Culture  Malaysia, witnessed  by  Arvin  Randahwa,  Chief  Executive  Officer  of TwoSpicy EntertainmentLive  Sdn.Bhd  and Dato’ Koh  Yaw  Hui,  Chief  Executive  Officer  of  Great  Eastern Malaysia,  the  event’s  main  sponsor.

The private and exciting launch event was graced by about 150 guests, celebrities and members of the media from diverse backgrounds like actress Sherry Ibrahim, Amber Chia, Jane Teoh the reigning Miss Malaysia Universe, national gymnast Farah Ann and many more.

Kicking  off  at  5PM,  guests  and  members  of  the  media were  ‘checked in’  at  the  event’s  Arrival  Terminal and allowed  private  tours  of  the customized  aircraft.
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Selected  VIPs  and  celebrities  were  then escorted  to  do  a  special  walk  on  the  wings
of  the  aircraft, before  being  seated  and  dined  to  three course fine  dining meal
prepared  by  Chef  Antoine  Rodriguez,  Executive  Chef  of  Le  Meridien  Kuala  Lumpur.


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Plane  In  The  City  is  also  listed  in  the  Malaysia  Book  of  Records  as  the  1st
Aeroplane Restaurant  in  Malaysia.  The  certificate  was  being  given  before  the  launch  by Ms.  Gillian  Ooi,  Director  of  Malaysia  Book  of  Records  to  Mr.  Arvin  Randahwa,  CEO TwoSpicy  Entertainment  Live  Sdn.  Bhd.

Dato’ Koh  Yaw  Hui experiencing walking on the aircraft's wing.

The first  of  its  kind  in  Malaysia  and  endorsed  by  the  Ministry  of  Tourism  and  Culture,Plane  In  The  City  is a  90 minutes  experience  revolving  around  an  actual  Boeing  737 aircraft,  during  when  its  ‘passengers’ will  get  a  chance of lifetime  to  do  things  such as  taking  a  ‘selfie’  while  sticking  their  heads  out  of  the  Pilot’s  cockpit,  walking  on  the wings  of  the  aircraft,  enjoying  a  fine dining  meal  serenaded  by  today’s  hit  music  and many  more.

Located  in  the  heart  of  the  city at  Jalan  Bukit  Bintang,  one  cannot  miss the  aircraft  while  driving  past,  as  it  stands  out  against  the  city’s  many  skyscrapers.

" This interactive experience is a great way for locals and tourists to treat their loved ones, friends or clients and have an unforgettable outing where the memorable moments captured will be priceless," said Arvin Randahwa, who conceived the idea.



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KIPLING LAUNCH ASIA EXCLUSIVE COLLECTIONS!

In continuation to create awareness about the endangered White-Handed Gibbons, 
KIPLING Malaysia, the fashion bag brand, recently unveiled  their KIPLING x emoji® Asia Exclusive Collection, a brand-new Asia-exclusive limited collection. 

By delivering the brand’s core message of ‘Stylish and Functional Products that Lighten Your Day’, this collection will drive excitement, new brand experience with fun and personal emotional expression.

In fact until today the brand has remained committed to their mission of “Stylish Functionality” by creating bags that are functional and durable that has helped its customers look and feel their best for 30 years.

As Kipling's fans may know, the brand was founded by three passionate and enterprising men in Antwerp, Belgium: Paul Van de Velde, Vincent Haverbeke and Xavier Kegels in 1987, the name KIPLING was inspired by Rudyard Kipling who wrote "The Jungle Book" and films such as “Out of Africa”, and stands for the spirit of fun and adventure.




So ladies, if you are an ardent buyer of Kipling's product do head over to North Court of Midvalley Megamall, where in front of Kipling's boutique there are various new designs of Kiplingxemoji ready to be viewed and bought.















And for those who spend a minimum purchase of RM350 can opt to get their furry keychain personalized. You may choose anything from the accessories available to beautify them further. But you have to hurry up as the road show will only be at the North Court until this weekend before it moved to another venue.

During  the launch, KIPLING hold on to their belief of raising awareness and reduce consumer demand for White-Handed Gibbons  (Hylobates Lar) as pets called The Kipling Initiative.

The White-Handed Gibbon is classified as Endangered (EN) on the IUCN Red List and listed on Appendix  I of Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) and listed as Totally Protected Species under Second Schedule Wildlife Conservation Act 2010.


"We are honoured to be working with PERHILITAN to build such an anitiative, " said Mr Tan Seong Teck, Executive Director of Ram Pacific Malaysia, the sole distributor of KIPLING in Malaysia. “This Initiative will be a collaborative effort in creating awareness and to provide support to PERHILITAN in their quest to end the illegal trade”.

The brand adopted Dan and Cutie, a pair of endangered White-Handed Gibbons at Zoo Negara late last year and is conducting activations to promote gibbon conservation where sales of their bags will help to continue to fund the Initiative.




"In order to protect and conserve our widlife collaboration among stakeholders through public awareness campaign are vital to support the government initiatives as stated in our National Policy on Biodiversity” said Salman Hj. Saaban, Director of Enforcement Division, PERHILITAN. Malaysia passed the International Trade in Endangered Species Act 2008 (INTESA) to control international wildlife trade and the Wildlife Conservation Act 2010 (WCA) to replace the old Protection of Wildlife Act 1972 to provide for the protection and conservation of wildlife in general which PERHILITAN enforces.

Gibbons are small, arboreal apes distributed in the wild in the tropical and subtropical rainforests of Malaysia and Southeast Asia. The exact number of their population is unknown.

For more information, please check out KIPLING Malaysia’s Facebook (KiplingMalaysia) and Instagram (@KiplingMalaysia). and to get the latest collections you may visit either one of the Kipling's boutique located as below:

• KIPLING Mid Valley Megamall (03-22872199)
• KIPLING 1 Utama Shopping Centre (03-77241293)
• KIPLING Aeon Tebrau City (07-3510262)
• KIPLING Queensbay Mall (04-6442992)




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SHOP AT AVENUE K, WIN TRIP TO HONG KONG

Each time a festive season ushers in, Kuala Lumpur's coolest urban hub, Avenue K never forgets to amaze shoppers with their amazing shopping rewards.

They are the one and only shopping hub that offers holiday to lucky shoppers and if last Christmas, England was the grand prize... this year Hong Kong will be the destination up for grabs, as announced by AK  Deputy General Manager, Ms Phang Sze Sze during her opening remarks at the launch of AK CNY Campaign recently.



And how is that possible you asked? 

Well... here's the answer....

In celebrating the coming Chinese New Year, Avenue K continues in its effort to user in good fortune and prosperity with a month-long celebration. 



Beginning19th January to 25th February, shoppers can enjoy shopping rewards and benefits  daily for the whole family with a myriad of exciting festive activities and performances, kid-friendly workshops, local acapella celebrity performance, and daily prizes to be won.


Be prepared to be mesmerised as the mall’s Centre Atrium is transformed into an extraordinary garden of beautiful blossoms that signal the arrival of Spring and good luck. 
Decorated in oriental flowers reminiscent of Blue Willows design style complimented with colourful birds, butterflies and blooming red and pink peonies.

 Avenue K sets the stage for shoppers to have an extraordinary ‘flower power’ shopping experience amidst the backdrop of a breathtaking landscape, a sea of stunning floral lanterns suspended in the air while oriental-inspired porcelain items perfectly
encapsulate the theme for this Chinese New Year, ‘Bloom Of Grandeur’.



Indeed, visitors to Avenue K looking for festive must-haves for the New Year
celebrations will be spoilt for choice. The mall features a diverse range of
vendors promoting their wares ranging from modern and traditional apparel, to
accessories and delectable Chinese delicacies. 

The participating vendors include Tang Gu, Craft Factory, Living Cabin, Village Grocer, Love18 Chocolates, 3Bulbs Clothing, Cutie Land and last but not least Leather Avenue.

Held at the Ground Floor Atrium, both parents and kids will have an enjoyable time dabbling
in a series of Chinese New Year-themed workshops, from crafting paper lanterns
to designing Chinese New Year cards, creating fans from Ang Pows, and making a
Ming Vase.


It was an enjoyable experience when we had the chance to learn making pop up Chinese New Year Cards... taking us to feel like 'kids' back during school time in Art classes hihi...

So if you are interested to participate then get an early start and be the first to register, as the workshop is limited to the first 30 kids aged four to 12.



From 19th January to 15th February, spend a minimum of RM388 in a maximum
of two receipts and join the AK Prosperity Draw with Asia Miles and be one of
the lucky five winners to walk away with 60,000 Asia Miles points redeemable
for a pair of return Economy Class tickets to Hong Kong and RM1,000 Shoes
Gallery by Parkson Gift Vouchers. 

There will also be 5 consolation prizes of cash vouchers worth RM500 each to be won.

Spin and win when you participate in Avenue K’s Wheel of Prosperity. To qualify,
spend RM288 and above (or RM238 and above for AK Neighbours card
members) in a maximum of two receipts to get a chance to spin the wheel and be
the lucky winner to take home one of many attractive prizes.

Begin your journey to prosperity by redeeming a set of Avenue K exclusive Ang
Pow packets for FREE with every purchase of RM188 and above in a single
receipt. These exclusively designed Ang Pow packets are available on a first
come, first served basis so get yours while stocks last!

The month of February is also the month to celebrate the season of love during Valentine's Day.

On that note, be the first 50 shoppers to spend RM120 in a single receipt on 14th February to redeem a box of chocolates from ‘Love18 Chocolates’.

That’s not all, win a set of couple watches by impressing us with your most
creative love message. All you need to do is write a special message to your
significant other and hang your message on the Valentine’s Cherry Blossom Tree
at the mall’s Atrium. 

The five most romantic messages will win a set of couple watches worth RM550. Wow! awesome right?

For more information  on latest updates and happenings do visit avenuek.com.my 


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WIN HOLIDAY PACKAGE TO PHILLIPINES WITH WATSONS

Forty lucky Watsons VIP customers will now stand a chance to win a pair of 4 days/3 nights holiday package to the Philippines in the Watsons Switch.Save.Win contest in-collaboration with the Philippine Department of Tourism. 

The contest which is only open to Watsons VIP members, starts from 25 January to 2 April 2018.

To enter the contest, you would have to be a registered Watsons VIP member, then simply spend RM30 on Watsons brand products (in a single receipt) to be eligible for one entry or spend RM30 in at least one (1) of the participating brands (Arome by Watsons, Collagen by Watsons, Hair System by Watsons, Naturals by Watsons, Water360 by Watsons) and a Watsons brand product (in a single receipt) to be eligible for two entries.

Purchases can be made in any Watsons store or via the Watsons online store (watsons.com.my). The travel date for contest winners will be in between 28 June – 2 July 2018.

“The “Watsons and the Philippine Department of Tourism Switch.Save.Win Contest” is part of the Switch and Save with Watsons Brand campaign launched in 2016, where it encourages Watsons VIP members and Watsons customers to switch to great quality with better savings with Watsons Brand products. 



An extensive research and development programme and stringent quality process goes into each Watsons Brand item to create products that are safe and effective in meeting Watsons customers’ needs. 

From personal care items, beauty essentials, and healthcare – Asia’s leading health and beauty retailer provides our customers the choice to save as much without compromising on quality”, said Caryn Loh, General Manager and Country Head of Watsons Malaysia.



“Considering the leading health & beauty retailer in Malaysia, our partnership with the “Watsons and the Philippine Department of Tourism Switch.Save.Win Contest” to win a trip to the Philippines will no doubt create interest in the Philippines as an ideal tourism destination among Malaysian travellers”, said His Excellency, Charles C. Jose, Ambassador, Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines to Malaysia.

Forty lucky winners and their traveling partner will be flown to the Philippines by Cebu Pacific, the official airline for the contest, where they will explore the islands of Bohol, Cebu and Oslob in 4 days.

In Bohol, the wondrous nature lets you immerse yourself with the island’s interesting sights to visit including the Chocolate Hills, diving spots, rivers and coming face-to-face with Bohol’s mascot, the Tarsier (the tiny, giant-eyed primate). Heralded as one of the top tourist destinations in the Philippines, Cebu is truly a blissful Filipino hub full of attractions and thrills.


From historic landmarks to state-of-the-art modern wonders, Cebu has a dazzling and endless array of pleasant things to offer to a foodie, history buff or a fitness junkie. Some places to visit includes the unique terraced flower garden or go on a hike to Mount
Babag and enjoy the lovely panoramas from Sirao Peak. While in Oslob, a famous coastal town, you can swim with the whale sharks or watch them swim gracefully in the seas or dive in the clear blue waters on nearby islands not to mention relaxing on the dazzling white-sandy beaches.


The event was officiated by His Excellency, Charles C. Jose, Ambassador, Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines to Malaysia, Dato’ Melissa Ong, Marketing Director of Philippine Department of Tourism, Caryn Loh, General Manager and Country Head of Watsons Malaysia, Danny Hoh 何书光, Customer Director, Watsons Malaysia, together with the support of Watsons Celebrity Friends, and attended by members of the media and the blogger community.

More information on contest details, please visit Watsons Malaysia Facebook and
watsons.com.my/switchandsave. You may also stay with touch with the official social media partners, OHBULAN!, SAYS and Viral Cham for more stories & contest updates.


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TONTON MELANGKAH XTRA

Disenaraikan sebagai  perkhidmatan penstriman video tempatan nombor satu dan terbesar di Malaysia dengan lebih 7.4 juta pengguna, tonton mengorak langkah ekstra dengan menganjurkan acara Parti #RatedXtra di Zouk, Kuala Lumpur baru-baru ini.

Sesuai dengan tema ‘Alter Ego’, para tetamu termasuk artis jemputan hadir dalam penggayaan fesyen terbaik menamahkan seri acara gilang-gemilang berkenaan.

Acara telah dimeriahkan dengan persembahan memukau termasuk beberapa pengumuman istimewa oleh Ben Jern Loh, Pengurus Besar, tonton. Dihoskan oleh Hafiz Hatim (penyampai radio Fly FM) dan Zooey (hos Pop Bytes).

Parti #RatedXtra turut menampilkan wajah tonton iaitu Ayda Jebat, Redza Rosli dan ThomasJack (penyanyi sensasi YouTube Malaysia); selain barisan pelakon utama drama bersiri popular Titian Cinta iaitu Farah Nabilah dan Daler Yusuf serta JinnyBoy dan Reuben, sensasi YouTube popular Malaysia. Turut hadir, wakil dari The Ming Thing. 

Pelanggan VIP kini menikmati potongan diskaun 50% untuk SEUMUR HIDUP menerusi langganan pakej Superhero di aplikasi tonton sebelum promosi berakhir pada 31 Disember 2017. Pelanggan boleh melanggan menerusi aplikasi tonton di laman web tonton.com.my.

Bagi menjadikan pengalaman tontonan lebih menarik dan capaian meluas di skrin besar, tonton kini boleh diakses di platform SMART TV (model terkini LG, Samsung dan Panasonic) dan modem OTT Android (untuk kesemua TV yang menyokong sistem Android termasuk SMART TV yang menyokong sistem operasi Android TV) bermula Januari 2018.



tonton adalah perkhidmatan penstriman video OTT ulung di rantau ini yang bakal memperkenalkan teknologi Camment pada suku pertama tahun 2018. Pengenalan teknologi Camment di tonton membolehkan interaksi sembang sosial sehingga ke 6 pengguna pada satu-satu masa selain ciri pengesan suara di dalam sistem memacu capaian terhadap pemasaran bisnes pintar.

Teknologi yang menyokong pemasaran sosial pintar, membolehkan jenama bekerjasama dengan platform untuk pengiklanan kandungan yang relevan berdasarkan interaksi yang dibuat antara pengguna menerusi fungsi pengesan suara.

Portal video tonton turut mengumumkan kerjasama strategik dengan pembekal kandungan Hypp TV, dimsum, iflix dan EROS selain usahasama dengan pembekal telekomunikasi, DiGi. Kerjasama ini menawarkan akses tontonan yang lebih meluas untuk kandungan urban, program berbahasa Cina / Korea / Thailand serta Bollywood.

Menerusi kolaborasi bersama Telekom Malaysia, pelanggan pakej Aneka, Ruby dan Jumbo di HyppTV bakal menikmati pakej langganan tonton VIP secara PERCUMA bermula 2018 kelak.

Kolaborasi tonton bersama DiGi menerusi ‘DiGi Video Freedom’ membolehkan pelanggan membayar serendah RM5 untuk data tontonan sehingga 5GB tanpa had.
Pelanggan Digi kini boleh membuat langganan dan menikmati tawaran hebat bermula 1 Januari 2018.

tonton berbangga mengumumkan sambungan capaian ke kandungan GOASEAN, sebuah platform video berkenaan gaya hidup dan kembara untuk tahun 2018; seterusnya menyaksikan lebih banyak kandungan di pustaka tonton.

tonton turut mengumumkan kolaborasi bersama The Ming Thing, saluran YouTube Bahasa Inggeris terulung di Malaysia untuk menghasilkan siri original tonton menjelang April 2018. By My Side sebuah filem kolaborasi eksklusif tonton dan JinnyboyTV kini boleh dimuat turun di iTunes (akses seluruh dunia) dan siaran filem penuh di tonton (Malaysia sahaja)  bermula 8 Disember lalu.

Meneruskan lagi kesinambungan kerjasama, JinnyboyTV turut mengumumkan penghasilan siri TV eksklusif di tonton untuk tahun 2018 kelak.



PENGUMUMAN xtra!  - tonton mengumumkan pelancaran portal hiburan dan gaya hidup terkini dengan sajian LIVE TV PERCUMA, berita hiburan terkini, perkembangan sensasi serta kisah viral dalam 3 bahasa iaitu Bahasa Inggeris, Melayu dan Mandarin.

Kemuncak acara menyaksikan pengumuman istimewa - Lebih 90 peratus kandungan di tonton kini dapat diakses secara PERCUMA bermula 8 Disember 2017 untuk pengguna tonton di Malaysia. 

Alami variasi pengalaman tontonan meluas termasuk berita, perkembangan sukan, hiburan, kandungan premium serta rancangan klasik secara PERCUMA, memastikan pengalaman tontonan yang lebih menarik selain kemudahan siaran episod secara terus-menerus (‘binge-watch’).

Bermula 1 November 2017, langgan tonton VIP dari serendah RM3 setiap hari dan nikmati pakej bulanan dengan hanya RM5 (harga asal RM10); atau nikmati pengalaman tontonan sepanjang tahun hanya RM48 (harga asal RM96)!

Pakej tonton VIP menawarkan akses tanpa had ke lebih 30,000 jam kandungan hiburan dan pengalaman video bebas iklan.

Untuk maklumat lanjut, sila ikuti platfom media sosial:
Facebook: tontonMY
Twitter:  tontonMY
Instagram: tontonMY
Hashtag #tontonMY #tontonMacamVIP

Anda juga boleh menghubungi tonton di LIVE chat service atau di talian 03-2717 2020!

ANTARA media yang memenangi pakej percutian dari pihak Suria Hotel.
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DC MALL BRINGS JOY TO TWO CHILDREN'S HOME

It was a joy to witness them receiving their Christmas gift that they had wished for. Their faces shines with happiness as they unwrapped and found their wishes came through. The excitement level was undeniable,

Yes they are the 70 children from both Rumah Charis and Rumah Victory that received their presents from Santa Claus and Santarina at the ‘Give a Gift’ charity event at Damansara City  Mall (DC Mall) recently. Kak Fas was there to witness the event and in between could not resist taking some shots of the malls Christmas decorations.


This true spirit of Christmas -one of love, kindness and giving that brings joy into the children's heart were made possible by a campaign organized by Damansara CIty Mall from 6th December to 18th December 2017 themed "Give a Gift'. 



Through this charity event, both homes requested in advance what the children wanted on a wish cards.

These Wish Cards were earlier filled up personally by the children, each containing details of gifts the child would like to receive. 

And on that note, patrons of the mall were able to pick out any of the 70 Wish Cards off on the Christmas Tree located at the Main Concourse at Level 1.

They will then purchase the specified gift for the child and deposit them at the mall’s Concierge located at the Ground Floor.

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“It is so heartwarming to see how happy the children are with their gifts. I am truly humbled by this experience and from the bottom of my heart, I wish to thank each and every contributor of these gifts. Without their generosity, these smiling faces here would not have been possible. May you and your families have the most wonderful and joyous Christmas,” said Miss Melissa Wong, Head of Retail and Leasing - DC Mall, Damansara City.




Following the gift presentation, the representatives from Rumah Charis and Rumah Victory were each handed a mock cheque by Ms. Melissa Wong, to represent DC Mall’s contribution of RM5,000 to their organisation. After a group photo, the happy children were treated to a sumptuous meal while being serenaded by cheery Christmas carols.



As DC Mall strives to be a mall with heart, it constantly focuses on efforts to contribute and uplift society. This Christmas, DC Mall aims to promote the love of reading by setting up a Community Library where patrons of the mall could donate and exchange books. There are also reading tables and chairs where kids can read together and forge new friendships. The Community Library set-up is available at the mall from 1st December 2017 to 1st January 2018.

To add to the festive cheer, patrons of DC Mall can also look forward to meeting the jolly and rotund Santa Claus or delight in harmonious Christmas Carols on specific dates throughout the festive month.





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GO HOLIDAY WITH THE ALL NEW SUBARU XV

Going on a holiday or outing? Need space for your passenger and luggage? 

Then why not head over to view the All new Subaru XV that was launched recently.by its exclusive distributor of Subaru vehicles in Malaysia,TC Subaru Sdn Bhd, 

Though Kak Fas love to be at the launch but was not invited huhu... but got the release instead.... then here's the informatioN for all Subaru lover's out there.

Anyway, hope to get an invite for the next new launch ok Chris Yuen? 



Representing the first full model change since the original Subaru XV was launched in 2012, this new XV will excite drivers in a multitude of settings, from urban driving to the great outdoors. It is also the second model to employ the revolutionary Subaru Global Platform which will make every drive an experience with heightened levels of confidence, comfort and control.

 “The All-New Subaru XV is a bold statement that will cater to Malaysians who require the practical and functional features of a compact SUV for their everyday activities” said Reza Mutalib, Executive Director, TC Subaru

“We are thrilled to launch this new generation XV built on the new Subaru Global Platform. The first generation XV was very well received and we are confident that the All-New Subaru XV will be the perfect driving partner for Malaysians, whether it be in daily traffic or out-of-town escapades.”



The All-New Subaru XV will be available in two variants* featuring Direct Fuel Injection Naturally Aspirated Engine which produces 156PS at 6000rpm:

·         Subaru XV 2.0i
·         Subaru XV 2.0i-P

The 2.0-litre Boxer Engine has been revamped, making the new engine approximately 12kg lighter and equipped with Direct Injection to deliver more power and fuel economy. The Lineartronic CVT transmission is also 7.8kg lighter than previous models and features auto-step shift control and 7-speed manual mode function which enables the driver with greater control.

In addition to Subaru’s Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive system, the All-New Subaru XV now comes equipped with X-MODE, which enhances driving performance on challenging terrain through optimised integrated control of the engine, all-wheel drive system, brakes and other functions. The Hill Descent Control setting gives drivers greater peace of mind by maintaining low speeds on downhill slopes.

The Subaru Global Platform dramatically increased the All-New Subaru XV’s rigidity throughout the body and chassis by over 70 per cent compared to previous models. This reduces vibrations and body roll, which results in a quiet, smooth ride. A quicker steering gear ratio and lower centre of gravity has also been achieved which empowers drivers with highly responsive steering and straight line stability.

The All-New Subaru XV features a distinctive rugged and sporty design that incorporates the company’s new DYNAMIC x SOLID design philosophy. This will bring Subaru’s aesthetic designs to the next level with detailed finishes in the interior and exterior.



The exterior features Subaru’s iconic hexagonal grille with C-shaped headlights, matte-black cladding on the front bumper and a new aluminium wheel design. The new vehicle sits in a wide and low stance, underlining the rugged character of the All-New Subaru XV, while combining advanced styling with superior aerodynamics while retaining the high ground clearance of 220mm.

An 8.0-inch touch-screen display infotainment system featured in the interior offers integrated navigation and enables smartphone connectivity for drivers to stay connected safely. The spacious design flow in the All-New Subaru XV gives a sporty, yet refined interior that surpasses its class. In addition, functionalities such as all-round visibility, cabin space and cargo room have been improved.

Subaru takes upmost pride in safety and the All-New Subaru XV recently won the Grand Prix Award in Japan New Car Assessment Program (JNCAP) Collision Safety Performance Assessment with the highest score ever.

Passive safety in the All-New Subaru XV has also been improved as a result of the new Subaru Global Platform’s frame structure, with enhanced body strength resulting from an increased use of high-tensile steel. This enables improved energy absorption in the event of collision by 40 per cent over present models. 7 SRS Airbags – front, side, curtain & knee – now comes standard with both variants to provide peace of mind for the driver and passengers wherever you go.

Steering Responsive Headlights are also fitted on the All-New Subaru XV (only for 2.0i-P) which will allow the headlight beam to move according to the direction of how the car is steered, maximizing visibility in the dark and safety.

The All-New Subaru XV will be available in a choice of 6 colours: Sunshine Orange, Dark Blue Pearl, Pure White, Ice Silver Metallic, Dark Grey Metallic and Crystal Black Silica. OTR price starts from RM118,819 inclusive of GST without insurance.

The All-New Subaru XV 2.0i and 2.0i-P will be available for booking at all Subaru Showrooms across Malaysia.

Specification data and model lineup may vary according to markets. For more information, please check with respective local Motor Image personnel.


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MILO KOMITED LAHIRKAN BAKAT-BAKAT MUDA SUKAN

Anda suka MILO? 

Kak Fas memang suka minum MILO lebih-lebih lagi apabila perut kosong. Bila terasa macam kosong dan nak sakit tentu Kak Fas bancuh MILO....emm sedap dan terasa perut berisi.... ya la lapik perut kata orang sebelum nak makan.

Di sini Kak Fas nak kongsikan satu cerite terbaharu mengenai MILO  apatah lagi jika ko orang seorang ahli sukan.

Bagi MILO, sukan memainkan peranan sebagai pendidik untuk membentuk karakter dan menerapkan nilai-nilai murni dalam kehidupan anak demi masa depan yang lebih baik. Selain itu, sukan juga membantu mematangkan mereka agar terus berusaha untuk mengecapi kecemerlangan berterusan.

Dan demi meraikan kecemerlangan dan semangat kesukanan dalam mengharumkan nama negara di arena sukan, MILO menyatukan beberapa atlet negarauntuk mengiktirafkan kejayaan mereka dalam Sukan SEA 2017 yang ke-29 dan Sukan Para ASEAN yang ke-9 yang berlangsung di Kuala Lumpur baru-baru ini.

UNTUK sokong... Kak Fas pun turut pakai t shirt lambang Malaysia u alls tapi ini desain Abstrax yang juga mereka cipta baju atlet negara seperti yang dipakai oleh Shazlin Zulkifli di foto bawah.
Di majlis penghargaan anjuran, MILO yang Kak Fas turut hadir... dapat dilihat komitmen MILO memberi pengiktirafan kejayaan kepada beberapa atlet negara yang dilahirkan melalui Program Majlis Sukan Sekolah-Sekolah Malaysia (MSSM). 

Mereka terdiri daripada pemain hoki padang negara, Joel Van Huizen; ratu pecut, Felicia Mikat; pemain skuasy negara, Ng Eain Yow; atlet karate negara, Syakilla Salni; pemain bola keranjang kebangsaan, Nur Izzati Yaakob; perenang negara, Welson Sim; penerjun negara, Nur Dhabitah Sabri dan pelompat jauh negara, Abdul Latif Romly.

“Sejak lebih enam dekad lalu, MILO telah merintis kecemerlangan dan perkembangan arena sukan Malaysia. Kami bangga dapat menjadi sebahagian daripada pencapaian generasi baharu atlet Malaysia yang mewakili negara di persada dunia. Kegigihan dan dedikasi para atlet kita dapat menjadi contoh dan inspirasi terbaik kepada semua orang agar terus mengejar impian masing-masing,” kata Pn. Philomena Tan, Pegawai Eksekutif Perniagaan, Unit Perniagaan MILO, Nestlé Malaysia.

“Kami amat yakin sukan memainkan peranan yang penting dalam mempengaruhi kehidupan anak anda. Selain memanfaatkan kesihatan tubuh, sukan juga membantu anak anda mempelajari nilai-nilai positif kehidupan seperti kegigihan, semangat berpasukan dan dedikasi agar mereka terus maju dalam dunia yang berdaya saing,” kongsi Tan.

Tambahnya lagi: “Sebagaimana yang telah dikongsi oleh para atlet dan jurulatih negara, nilai-nilai murni ini dapat membantu melahirkan kanak-kanak yang serba-boleh dan lebih yakin dalam menghadapi pelbagai cabaran kehidupan.”

Dalam majlis tersebut, pemain skuasy negara, Ng Eain Yow  berkongsi pengalaman berharga yang dikutip sepanjang kerjaya sukannya. Menurutnya, disiplin, semangat berpasukan dan usaha tanpa mengenal erti putus asa merupakan kunci kerjayaan. Bagi Eain Yow, nilai-nilai ini bukan sahaja mendorong beliau agar menjadi atlet yang lebih baik tetapi juga memberi perubahan positif dalam pelbagai aspek kehidupannya.


Turut sependapat dengan Eain Yow adalah bekas ratu boling negara, Shazlin Zulkifli yang berkata, nilai-nilai murni yang diperoleh daripada sukan telah membantu mematangkan dirinya dalam menghadapi cabaran kehidupan harian. Kini, beliau turut menerapkan nilai-nilai murni yang sama dalam mendidik anak perempuannya.

Sementara itu, bekas guru dan jurulatih bola keranjang negara, Sim Sin Heng pula mendapati kanak-kanak yang aktif bersukan juga memiliki daya motivasi yang lebih tinggi. Golongan kanak-kanak ini lebih mudah berinteraksi dengan rakan sebaya dan akan menjadi individu yang lebih cekap. Pengalaman seperti ini tidak boleh diterap melalui buku dan hanya boleh diperoleh melalui pelbagai aktiviti fizikal luar.

Sejajar dengan komitmen untuk membangunkan bakat-bakat sukan negara, MILO mula memperkenalkan MILO Champions Clinic pada tahun 2015. Program yang berlangsung selama lapan minggu itu memberi peluang kepada kanak-kanak untuk berlatih di bawah satu panel jurulatih bertauliah bagi meneroka dan mengesan minat serta bakat sukan masing-masing.


Setakat hari ini, inisiatif MILO Champions Clinic telah berjaya memanfaatkan seramai 2,600 kanak-kanak dan memberi peluang kepada ibu bapa untuk mendorong anak-anak mereka agar lebih aktif bersukan.

Selain itu, MILO turut memanfaatkan dari inovasi teknologi dengan menyalurkan maklumat berguna kepada kanak-kanak dan mendorong mereka agar lebih aktif bersukan.

Terkini, MILO telah memperkenalkan MILO Champions Band – gelang kesihatan untuk kecergasan tubuh kanak-kanak di mana ini boleh dikendalikan menerusi aplikasi mudah alih bagi memudahkan ibu bapa memantau kadar nutrisi dan aktiviti anak-anak.


MILO akan terus komited dalam usaha membina generasi muda Malaysia menerusi pelbagai inisiatif dengan matlamat untuk membentuk mereka menjadi tunggak harapan bangsa dan negara. 

Berhubung itu  Tan berkata, “Kami yakin bahawa semua kanak-kanak adalah juara masa depan. Justeru, kami ingin membantu mereka mengecapi potensi sebenar mereka”

Sejak 1950-an, MILO telah memainkan peranan penting dalam usaha membangunkan arena sukan dan mendorong penglibatan bakat-bakat baharu dalam bidang sukan tempatan. MILO cekal dalam memberi sokongan kepada perkembangan budaya sukan khususnya dalam kalangan generasi muda Malaysia. 

Hari ini, komitmen MILO terhadap pembangunan bakat-bakat sukan negara masih berterusan menerusi penganjuran pelbagai inisiatif bagi mewujudkan peluang berharga kepada atlet-atlet negara. 

Selain itu, MILO turut menerapkan nilai-nilai penting seperti semangat berpasukan dan kegigihan dalam anak-anak muda menerusi aktiviti sukan. Komitmen jenama ini dalam memacu kecemerlangan bakat-bakat sukan dan perkembangan arena sukan tempatan sejajar dengan matlamat Nestlé untuk meningkatkan kualiti kehidupan serta kesihatan masyarakat demi masa depan yang lebih baik.

Untuk maklumat lanjut tentang inisiatif MILO dalam aspek pembangunan sukan, sila layari www.milo.com.my.


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FOODSAVER VACUUM SEALER NOW AT 11STREET

While trend for fresh food consumption is gaining prominence locally, the humid weather has made it difficult to preserve food, irrespective of the food conditions. Seeking to address this woe, 11street partnered with Visionary Solutions today to introduce FoodSaver®, which was awarded the world’s #1 vacuum sealing system – a revolutionary food preservation system – available exclusively on 11street.  

The partnership will bring to the online marketplace the sophisticated FoodSaver Vacuum Sealer V3840 – capable of sealing in the freshness of produce or cooked food for up to 5 times longer.

Chief Operating Officer of 11street, Chuljin Yoon said: “A report in 2015 found that Malaysians waste up to 15,000 tonnes of food daily[1]. Therefore, the partnership with Visionary Solutions will provide consumers with a sustainable option to manage their food inventory in the hopes to mitigate food wastage and potentially help households save up to RM12,000 a year. “

Catering to a Growing Health-Conscious Society

Additionally, recent findings have indicated that the Asia Pacific region is growing to be a dominant market for fresh food consumption. In 2015, Nielsen research reported that Asia Pacific region is gearing towards healthy living and eating2.



“The healthy lifestyle living through food choices is fast becoming a norm in our society, and this is indicated by the growth of healthy meal delivery services and fresh produce consumption. While food consumption habits continue to change, there is a gap in the market to educate consumers on the best way to preserve their food. FoodSaver introduces the solution to this gap, for our customers to enjoy their food – fresh – for a longer period,” added Yoon.

Executive Director of Visionary Solutions, Lim Pei Yan said, “With FoodSaver, we hope consumers may continue to adopt a healthy lifestyle and consume fresh produce, which can now last up to 5 times longer with FoodSaver technology.”

Food preservation methodology has evolved over the centuries although traditional techniques from salting, freezing or dehydrating which still exists today. These methods, while apt at preservation, does not allow preserved food to retain its original texture or flavour. Pioneering a new method – vacuum sealing – FoodSaver is equipped with advanced technology to make easy and long lasting storing a reality. With FoodSaver, what would usually last 6 months can be preserved up to 3 years while retaining the essential texture appeasing to the 5 senses.



Everchanging Consumer Demands and Needs

“As consumers shift towards online shopping for all their purchasing needs, we recognize the need to partner with a leading online marketplace such as 11street to tap into this wider market base. The partnership is a perfect gateway for us to reach out to the younger audience market seeking for products that enhance their lifestyle, even on food preservation,” Lim added.

“Catering the needs of consumers have always been a central theme for 11street to become one of the leading online marketplaces in Malaysia. Consumers can also expect a differentiated user experience and interface in the coming months as 11street continues to improve its service offering and an ever-expanding brand that we will be partnering with,” ended Yoon.

Also at the launch was Celebrity Chef Nik Michael Imran, a contestant of the 2011 MasterChef Malaysia, who showcased his cooking finesse featuring two of his beloved recipes, the salted egg prawn mayo rolls and smoked duck carbonara. Sharing his experience and love for cooking, Chef Nik Imran said “Freshness is an undebatable factor when it comes to preparing a nice meal. To achieve this, I will only source for the finest and freshest ingredients in the market.”

The FoodSaver Vacuum Sealer V3840 is efficiently versatile and can be integrated with an array of vacuum sealers, jar and bottle sealers, vacuum seal bags and rolls, vacuum food containers to accessories for consumers to better preserve their food for a long-lasting freshness.

The FoodSaver Vacuum Sealer V3840 is available on 11street starting at RM1,359 from 2 October untill 22 October 2017. For more details, please visit http://www.11street.my/benefit/promotionDetail.do?planDisplayNumber=594993  



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Are you a mastercard holder? And do you always shop at Watsons"

If YES is the answer for both question then you are in for a good treat as Watsons and Mastercard has collaborated to make you smile while shopping.

Watsons customers with its latest Watsons store opening, at Level 3, Mid Valley Megamall. will no longer need to bring lots of cash in their wallet as this second Watsons store in Mid Valley Megamall.

No cash? So how to buy? 

Do not fret... with the new Mastercard Contactless payment system introduced and launched recently, buyers can experience a seamless, fast, secure and hassle-free shopping.



Kak Fas was there to witness the launch and collaboration between Watsons and Mastercard which  was graced by  Caryn Loh, General Manager and Country Head, Watsons Malaysia, Rennie Lee, General Manager - Megamall and Perry Ong, Country Manager, Malaysia and Brunei, Mastercard.

With a wider product variety that engages consumers with  the latest beauty tips and offers, the latest payment option enables shoppers at Watsons to use their Mastercard debit or credit card or contactless-enabled device with just a tap on a contactless terminal.

 Apart from simplicity and speed, Mastercard Contactless provides peace of mind by offering a safe way to pay, supported with multi-layered security. Watsons’ customers will also receive instant rebates and exclusive offers in-store and online during the campaign launch period.

Kak Fas had a go with the system by buying a product and yes just a tap on the contactless terminal payment was done in a nick of time. Very fast indeed... there was no neccessity for a pin password. And the best part is a 10% discount was minus from the normal price.



“Watsons partnership with Mastercard delivers a seamless and unique customer shopping experiences, which are hassle and worry-free. The objective of the partnership is to advocate and drive shoppers to go for a cashless and contactless customer experience with Watsons using Mastercard Contactless. Mastercard provides state-of-the-art technology that matches Watsons’ DNA which focuses on delivering latest innovations to suit customer needs”, said Caryn Loh during her welcoming speech.

“More and more Malaysians today are enjoying the speed, convenience and security that come with contactless payments, where we have seen growth in transactions in the hundreds of thousands. Our collaboration with Watsons, a leading health & beauty retailer in Asia, adds further excitement to the mix, by providing attractive rewards that will further enliven the overallshopping experience. Together with Watsons, Mastercard is committed to make payments seamless and safe whilst also promoting emerging payments which offer an ideal solution to tackle everyday transactions in seconds, with a just a tap,” said Perry Ong welcoming the collaboration.

Watsons’ shoppers can enjoy an instant rebate of RM10 with minimum spend of RM100 when using their Mastercard Contactless card at any Watsons store nationwide from now onwards, where it is applicable to the first 20,000 customers. 


Apart from contactless offers, Watsons will also offer Mastercard cardholders free delivery with a minimum purchase of RM50 for the first 20,000 customers that shop on watsons.com.my or via the Watsons mobile app. Besides that Watsons VIP member can also enjoy exclusive deals via Watsons Mobile App on every Wednesday.

Awesome right? So Mastercard users... hurry do your online shopping at Watsons to get that free delivery service and be one of the 20,000 early birds.



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EDOX MEET & GREET WITH SAUBER F1 DRIVER - PASCAL WEHRLEIN

As Premium Partner of the prestigious Formula One Sauber F1® Team, independent Swiss watch-maker, EDOX, held a meet and greet session with Sauber F1® Team driver Pascal Wehrlein on 27 September 2017 at the Marriot Putrajaya Hotel. Guests had a chance to take part in a photograph and autograph signing session as well as witness local youths who are aspiring F1® drivers interview Pascal Wehrlein.

In conjunction with the Malaysia Grand Prix, Edox was also proud to unveil its latest timepiece, Edox Chronorally Sauber F1® Team Limited Edition, specially created for the partnership between the two Swiss giants.





At the meet and greet event, Pamela Tan, Senior Brand Manager of Crystal Time, shared with guests more about EDOX and its new collection. Two exciting collections mentioned were the EDOX Chronorally Sauber F1® Team Limited Edition and EDOX Delfin Fleet 1650 Limited Edition.



Specially crafted for the fastest drivers on the planet, the new EDOX Chronorally Sauber
F1® Team Limited Edition shares the same hi-tech DNA of a Sauber Fomula One racing car
- a light but ultra-tough black titanium case and spectacular carbon fibre dial. The oversized
pushers, a signature look of the EDOX Chronorally collection, combined with the striking
blue strap, is sure to stand out even on the race track of Formula One.

The new EDOX Delfin Fleet 1650 Limited Edition, inspired by the story behind the sunken
fleet, is a true revival of the vintage Delfin timepiece collection launched in 1961. The navy
bezel and deep blue dial contrast beautifully against the bronze case and at the back of the
watch features a wind rose drawing that illustrates the last resting place of the sunken fleet.



Followed up was a candid interview between our local children who are aspiring F1® drivers
and Pascal Wehrlein. Many F1 drivers developed their skills from a young age and most
start from the go-karting arena. Therefore, it was apt to invite two aspiring young go-kart
drivers from Malaysia, Oscar Ng and Hayden Haikal who are both aged 13 to ask a few
questions to the F1 driver. By providing this special meet and greet session to the two young
drivers, Edox was proud to promote and encourage the racing scene in Malaysia.

Hayden Haikal is a shy 13 year old Malaysia who exerts his force only on the race track and
loves to race as he receives an adrenaline rush when he overtakes his opponents on the
race track. His inspiration for racing started from his father who is an avid fan of the F1 races

and a racer himself. Hayden wanted to know from the F1 driver what he would do if he were
not a F1 driver and Pascal Wehrlein shared that he would still be involved in cars as his
passion for cars runs deeps.

Oscar Ng is another aspiring racer from Malaysia who started his journey when he was 7
years old. While Oscar started racing due to encouragement from his father, he grew to love
the sport and today karts in many regional races to hone his skill. Oscar has grown to
become a focused young man who wanted to know from Pascal Wehrlein if training on a
simulator will help his to develop his skills on go-kart races. The F1 driver shared that
simulator training is in fact part of the training regime of every F1 team.



As a proud EDOX timepiece owner, Pascal Wehrlein also revealed that he continues to wear his EDOX watch and loves the details that EDOX puts in for its timepieces. He loves his Edox Chronorally timepiece as it is a watch that looks good in any occasion be it on the race track or on a dinner date.




A photograph and autograph signing session were also planned for the guests to get up
close and personal with Pascal Wehrlein. Polaroid pictures, which Pascal Wehrlein later
autographed on, were also taken for guests to bring home as a token from the event.
The Edox meet and greet with the Sauber F1 Team driver was an intimate affair with the
media and trade amidst the hustle and bustle of the Formula One Championship.




ABOUT SAUBER F1® TEAM

In 1970 Peter Sauber founded his company and designed his first racing car in the cellar of
his parents’ house. The race team grew steadily and enjoyed its first major international
successes in the late 1980s. As the Mercedes works team, Sauber celebrated a one-two
victory in the Le Mans 24-hour race in 1989 and back-to-back Drivers’ and Manufacturers’
titles in the World Sports Car Championship in 1989 and 1990. In 1993 Sauber entered
Formula One. Among the team’s F1 highlights have been a fourth-place finish in the
Constructors’ World Championship in 2001 as an independent team and – in partnership
with BMW – a one-two finish in the 2008 Canadian Grand Prix on the way to third place in
the constructors’ standings that year. In 2010 Sauber became an independent outfit once
again. For more information, visit: www.sauberf1team.com



ABOUT EDOX
EDOX embodies over 130 years of innovation and Swiss watchmaking tradition. EDOX is
one of Switzerland’s fastest growing watch manufacturers for luxurious timepieces dedicated

to the world of motorsports on land and water, but it also offers a stylish range for
sophisticated watch aficionados. In Ancient Greek, EDOX means measuring time.

The EDOX story began back in 1884 with the founding of its first atelier in Switzerland. 132
years later, EDOX’s timepieces are still inspired by tradition and know-how, but also
innovative design and technical perfection. Aiming for a leading position among the top five
Swiss watch brands in the segment, EDOX's existence has been studded with success and
horological inventions. As early as the 1960s, EDOX launched sports watches, some of which were water resistant to 500 metres and incorporated technical materials such as titanium, carbon and ceramics.

EDOX has been creating exceptional timepieces since 1884 and is the Premium Partner of
the Sauber F1® Team and its drivers Marcus Ericsson and Pascal Wehrlein.
For more information, visit: www.edox.ch


Enclosed transcript of Question and Answers asked by Oscar,  Hayden and Pamela to Pascal that you may want to know:

Hayden
1. How do you prepare yourself for every race?
Pascal - It depends on which race. For this one (Malaysia Grand Prix) it’s very difficult for the drivers because it’s so hot! You’re (Hayden) used to it, because you live here. But for someone like me, from Europe, it’s very hot. So in Europe we started going to the Sauna to adjust to the humidity and we do a lot of endurance trainings to prepare for the heat.
2. What is the weirdest thing a fan has ever done to you?
I received phone numbers and text messages from strangers. That felt pretty weird for me.
3. If you were not a racer, what would you be doing?
If I were not a racer, I will still do things that are related to cars. Engineer or mechanic maybe? Definitely something about cars because I love them.
4. Other than your family, who do you look up to the most and why?
I look up to everybody in the sports industry because I know how tough it is. All the sports athletes are very respectable and I look up to them a lot.




Oscar Ng:-
1) What inspired you to be a racing driver?
Pascal - I’m always interested in racing. I started following F1 when I was 4 or 5 years old. I always watched F1 with my dad and there was once we went to Hokenheim, we watched a live race there. When I was 5 or 6 years, I told my dad that one day I want to be there, one day I want to drive these cars. After that, I started karting just like you, when I was 8 years old.
2) Do you set a certain target before a GP or do you just try to do your best and accept whatever you get?
Erm... I mean the target is always to win. But now at the moment it’s quite difficult to win F1 with a team other than Mercedes, Red Bull, or Ferrari. So you have to set different targets. But as you said, the most important things is to alway be ambitious and hungry to win races. But if it’s not possible, you just need to do your best.
3) Do you think computer games or racing simulator can help drivers to develop their skills?
We use simulators quite a lot. Mostly it’s for the engineers. But it’s also useful for the drivers if you go to a new track or when you join a new team. It’s very good to know the steering wheels, buttons, switches or the procedures though the simulator. But not so much for improving your skills, while the simulator is quite realistic, it is still different from the real cars.
4) How much knowledge of the technology of the cars do drivers need to know?
That really depends on the driver. Some drivers like to know everything while some drivers are not interested at all and just leave it to the team. Some drivers work closely with engineers and mechanics in the team. They tell them how the car feels and they will adjust the car to what they think is the best. For me, I am interested in everything such as how the car works, how you have to set it up with the new technology, I always want to know what is going on with the car.
5) How do you maintain your body fitness? Do you swim frequently?
Swimming? Not so much. Not so much swimming but I love running, I go to gym quite frequent, mountain biking and things like these.



Pemela
1. For you, what is timing all about?
Pascal - I think nowadays timing is everything. We have so many meetings in a day and we have to always be on time. When you are in the car, time is you biggest enemy! We wants to be as quick as possible.
Like I said, we have so many different meetings and appointments where we have to always be on time. So a good watch is very important!
2. What do you look out for a watch? What’s important in a watch for you?
First, it needs to look well on me, I have to like it, feels comfortable, always on time and easy to manage.
3. What do you like most about the Edox watch that we have?
It looks good when I race and when I go for dinner.
4. Last but not least, maybe you could share with our young aspiring drivers here, what is your one advice to them for their future in F1.
To pick 1 advice is very difficult. First, you have to love what you do. If you love racing, it’s definitely the right choice to pursue and it’s important to have the support from your family, sponsors and so on. It is equally important to try your best, be good at school. Dedication to training in order improve your fitness and be ambitious to win are also important. If you really want to achieve something, youhave to believe in it.


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 KITKAT CHOCOLATORY RAI ULANG TAHUN PERTAMA

Sape tak suka makan cokelat kan?

Kak Fas suka sangat cokelat malah semasa kanak-kanak antara cokelat kegemaran adalah Kit Kat.

Bila dapat je cokelat Kit Kat.. mesti Kak Fas kepak satu-satu untuk menikmatinya... emmm memang sedap biskut disaluti cokelat itu.

Kerana itu jugalah bila mendapat undangan dari Kit Kat baru-baru ini Kak Fas tidak melepaskan peluang hadir bagi meraikan ulang tahun pertama kedai konsep KitKat “Chocolatory” pertama di Asia Tenggara yang terletak di pusat membeli-belah popular, Midvalley Megamall.

Sejak pembukaannya pada tahun 2016, KitKat “Chocolatory meneraju dunia pe produk mengikut tempahan dan pengkhususan di Kuala Lumpur serta memulakan trend dalam memberikan sentuhan peribadi kepada makanan. 

Satu-satunya kedai konsep yang seumpamanya ini begitu cepat menjadi tumpuan penggemar coklat untuk merasai pengalaman gastronomik mereka sendiri serta untuk mencuba edisi khas yang sedia dibeli dihasilkan untuk memikat citarasa konsumer di Malaysia.
Dengan pelbagai pilihan ramuan premium seperti badam panggang, karamel kenyal, kepingan cili pedas dan ramuan lazat lain, KitKat “Chocolatory” menawarkan sebanyak 10,000 kombinasi perisa yang berbeza untuk pilihan pengguna. Di samping itu, penggemar coklat juga dapat memilih rangkaian kotak hadiah dalam pelbagai warna dan corak yang berbeza serta mesej dan imej tersendiri untuk menambah sentuhan peribadi yang menarik dalam rekaan coklat mereka.

Kak Fas tidak ketinggalan merebut peluang mencipta perisa dan memilih corak kotak hadiah yang dikepingin.
Majlis bermula dengan ucapan daripada Sachin Goel, Pegawai Eksekutif Perniagaan di Unit Perniagaan Konfeksioneri Nestlé, ASEAN, “KitKat sentiasa berusaha untuk memberikan yang terbaik kepada pelanggan kami menerusi penggunaan bahan-bahan yang berkualiti tinggi dalam semua produk kami dan kini dengan KitKat “Chocolatory”, pelanggan dapat membawa pulang ciptaan mereka yang unik. Kami sentiasa mencari peluang untuk menepati citarasa pengguna dan ingin memberikan tahap sentuhan peribadi dan penyesuaian tempahan yang lebih berkualiti. Dengan itu, secara tidak langsung memberikan peluang kepada pengguna untuk turut terlibat dalam membantu membentuk jenama ini.”
 “Penggunaan ramuan dan kombinasi perisa sajian Malaysia bersesuaian dengan citarasa pelanggan dari produk tempatan dan juga antarabangsa telah menjadikan jenama ini lebih peka untuk menghasilkan semula rasa dari budaya yang berbeza. KitKat “Chocolatory” melihat peluang yang tidak berkesudahan untuk mencipta perisa Malaysia yang lebih inovatif pada masa yang akan datang. KitKat “Chocolatory” sentiasa merancang perisa baru yang menyeronokkan untuk para pelanggan kami, dan ia dilengkapi dengan beraneka pilihan ramuan yang akan menarik pelanggan untuk menghasilkan ciptaan mereka sendiri,” tambah Goel.
Sejak pelancarannya di Malaysia, KitKat “Chocolatory” telah menjadi peneraju dalam pengkhususan produk coklat, yang menyediakan platform bagi individualisme serta mendorong perpaduan di kalangan rakyat Malaysia menerusi perisa yang dikenali oleh semua lapisan masyarakat. 




Malah, KitKat“Chocolatory” telah berjaya memikat rakyat Malaysian melalui pelbagai perisa seperti Nasi Lemak, Deconstructed Ice Kacang, Ice Cream Potong, Traditional Onde Onde, Teh Tarik, Durian Delight, malahan ia telah mencipta varian dengan minuman kegemaran Malaysia, iaitu Milo.
“Rakyat Malaysia benar-benar unik dalam kebolehan mereka untuk mereka cipta perisa daripada makanan – seperti Nasi Lemak dan Onde Onde – dan menyesuaikannya dalam coklat. Kami berharap untuk meneruskan trend ini dan memperkukuhkan kedudukan kami dalam pasaran yang begitu kreatif ini,” sambung Goel.
Chef selebriti dan pakar perisa KitKat sejak tahun lepas, Anis Nabilah yang turut diundang berkata: “Saya berasa gembira kerana dapat turut serta bersama KitKat “Chocolatory” di Malaysia sepanjang setahun yang lalu. Ia benar-benar memberi peluang kepada saya untuk memperkembangkan kreativiti saya melalui jenama coklat yang sememangnya salah satu daripada kegemaran saya. Dengan bantuan KitKat, saya dapat menghasilkan rangkaian perisa yang menyeronokkan, yang saya rasakan benar-benar menjiwai selera Malaysia.”
“Dari Deconstructed Ice Kacang, Ice Cream Potong hinggalah ke Traditional Onde Onde, saya tidak akan melupakan asal-usul saya sebagai rakyat Malaysia, dan saya akan sentiasa berusaha untuk mendapatkan keseimbangan antara ramuan tempatan dari Malaysia dan ramuan antarabangsa yang eksotik untuk menghasilkan ciptaan KitKat saya yang tersendiri. KitKat “Chocolatory” memperlihatkan keunikan setiap orang pelanggan dengan membolehkan mereka menghasilkan ciptaan mereka sendiri dan hasilnya adalah begitu luar biasa,” sambung Anis.
Untuk meraikan ulang tahun KitKat “Chocolatory” yang pertama, Anis Nabilah disertai oleh selebriti-selebriti tanahair yang berkongsi minat terhadap KitKat serta kemampuan barunya untuk membawakan ciri tersendiri dalam setiap jejari. 

Antara yang hadir termasuklah pelakon TV – Julie Woon;Penghibur, Pendidik, Usahawan, Pengacara, Pengacara TV bagi Rancangan Makanan dan Pelancongan, dan Pelakon, Razif Hashim; dan chef pastri dan perunding makanan mewah dari Singapura, Sarah Samsul Ariffin.
Edisi khas KitKat “Chocolatory” juga boleh didapati untuk pembelian secara dalam talian dan untuk penghantaran ke rumah secara eksklusif melalui 11street (www.11street.my).
Untuk maklumat lanjut mengenai KitKat “Chocolatory” Malaysia, layari www.KitKat.com.my


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ANITA BIKERS, SKUAD MUDA 1 JPJ WP RAI HARI KEMERDEKAAN

Satu ketika dahulu apabila pemilik Anita Entertainment, Anita Yusof (tiga dari kanan) ,menganjurkan Santai Selebriti Media, Kak Fas antara wartawan yang sering memberikan sokongan malah sudah tidak terbilang berapa kali Kak Fas mengikuti rombongan ‘Che Anita’ kita ini….

Namun sejak Anita aktif dalam program pemotoran melalui Anita Bikers…. Kak Fas tidak berpeluang langsung untuk bersamanya waima menjelajah seluruh Malaysia melalui motor.

Bukan apa… Kak Fas ni penakut bab naik-naik motor ni…. Apatah lagi nak bawa motor memey tak lah….bukan kerana tak de lessen tetapi memang tidak MAHU langsung berkait dengan pemanduan motosikal.

Apa pun Kak Fas tabik dengan rakan Kak Fas, Anita ini yang berjiwa kental….Kak Fas boleh bergelarnya sebagai ‘wanita besi’ gitu…

Dan baru-baru ini Kak Fas sempat menerima undangan Anita untuk bersama ke majlis Penutup Merdeka Ride 2017 yang berlangsung di Restoren Rebung Chef Ismail, Taman Botani, Kuala Lumpur.

Disebabkan sudah lama tidak ketemu… Kak Fas kosongkan hari berkenaan semata-mata mahu memberikan sokongan.

Program anjuran  Skuad Muda Satu Jabatan Pengangkutan Jalan (JPJ) Wilayah Persekutuan  dan Anita Bikers Club dengan sokongan serta tajaan khas Yayasan Patriot Negara Malaysia (YPNM) merupakan siri yang ke 30 Jelajah Kembara di seluruh Malaysia dan Asean.



Bertemakan “Kembara Kemanusiaan” ia merupakan penutupan daripada pelepasan Simbolik Konvoi Merdeka Ride 2017 pada 3 Ogos  lalu.

Majlis menyakskan ketibaan Anita Bikers Club (10 orang)  pada jam 4.00 petang disambut meriah tetamu utama, Pengarah JPJ Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur,  Encik Ismail Bin Zawawi (pix atas, dua dari kiri), Timbalan dan Pengerusi YPNM, Dato’ Nadzim Johan..

Presiden Anita Bikers Club, Anita Yusop ketika ditemui memberitahu, objektif program bertujuan mewujudkan kesedaran serta membina etika pemanduan yang berhemah di atas jalan raya.


“Ini tanggungjawab sosial kita dalam menyemarakkan kempe kembara kemanusian tanpa mengira bangsa,” tambah Anita.

Dan sempena meraikan bulan Kemerdekaan Jelajah Kembara Kemanusiaan menutup tirainya dengan menjelajahi  seluruh Semenanjung termasuk Borneo.

 “Pada Ogos ini Jelajah Kembara kemanusiaan sempena bulan kemerdekaan akan menjelajahi ke seluruh semenanjung dan Borneo termasuk ke luar Negara seperti Brunei.

 Apa pun jom layan pix sekitar majlis yang dihadiri kira-kira 200 tetamu ini termasuk pihak artis antaranya Mimi Loma, Khaty Azean dan Siti Chubby  serta para media/bloggers dan yang sewaktu dengannya huhuu...



(L) Mimi Loma, Khatijah Abu Hassan, Siti Chubby and me,



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ANUGERAH OBA GUARDIAN KEMBALI

Sejak diperkenalkan pertama kalinya oleh Guardian Malaysia pada tahun 2000, Anugerah Jenama Terunggul Guardian (OBA),  mendapat sambutan hangat dan kini bagi merancakkan lagi kesinambungannya anugerah tahunan berkenaan dilanjutkan bagi edisi ke 17.

Anugerah terkemuka untuk jenama-jenama kesihatan dan kecantikan berkenaan dilancarkan dalam sebuah majlis sidang media baru-baru ini, bertujuan menghubung jutaan pengguna dengan semua rakan-rakan perniagaan dan pemilik jenama mereka, dengan memberi kuasa mengundi kepada pengguna untuk memilih jenama yang terbaik.

Ms Christina Low (pix bawah, kiri), Pengarah Pemasaran Guardian Health and Beauty Sdn Bhd berkata: “Anugerah Jenama Terunggul adalah satu cara kami meraikan dan mengiktiraf kecemerlangan jenama rakan-rakan perniagaan kami.”


    
Beliau berkata, sejak ia dilancarkan 16 tahun lalu, anugerah tersebut menjadi semakin popular di kalangan para pelanggan Guardian, yang menantikan detik untuk membuat pilihan mereka sekali gus merebut peluang  memenangi hadiah-hadiah menarik.

“Anugerah ini juga telah berkembang sejajar dengan perubahan gaya hidup, perbelanjaan dan trend pengguna. Tahun ini, OBA akan dikendalikan sepenuhnya dalam format digital. Ini bermakna, keseluruhan proses undian akan dilakukan secara dalam talian," tambah beliau.
Turut hadir Ms Shirley New, Pengurus Kanan Pemasaran Guardian Malaysia (kanan).

Bagi OBA 2017, sebanyak 200 jenama akan bersaing dalam 60 kategori antaranya penjagan rambut, penjagaan wajah, kosmetik, kebersihan, makanan tambahan, ubat-ubatan, produk ibu dan bayi dan banyak lagi dan akan ada satu jenama pilihan paling digemari bagi setiap kategori.

Bagi pelanggan, mereka berpeluang untuk memenangi salah satu daripada 50 hadiah yang ditawarkan, berjumlah RM25,000 dalam bentuk baucar Guardian. Antara hadiah yang ditawarkan:

-       Lima (5) hadiah utama bernilai RM1,000 setiap satu
-       Lima (5) hadiah pertama bernilai RM1,000 setiap satu
-       Lima belas (15) hadiah kedua bernilai RM5000 setiap satu, dan
-       Dua puluh lima (25) hadiah saguhati bernilai RM200 setiap satu.

Jelas Christina: “Apa yang telah kami hasilkan adalah sebuah platform undian yang ringkas, mudah dan tersendiri. Pada masa yang sama, set soal selidik tersebut membolehkan kedua-dua Guardian dan rakan-rakan kongsi kami memahami tingkah laku keutamaan jenama dengan lebih baik, sekaligus memberikan gambaran tentang demografi dan segmentasi pengguna.   

“Dengan menghubungkan pengguna kami di seluruh negara dengan jenama-jenama tersebut, dan membantu mereka memahami kehendak pelanggan dengan lebih baik, kami menyumbang kepada pelaburan pemilik jenama dalam  pembangunan hubungan dengan pelanggan mereka,” tambah beliau.

Untuk melayakkan diri mengundi, para pelanggan perlu membelanjakan sekurang-kurangnya RM10 di stor atau secara dalam talian. Kemudian log masuk ke http://m.me/GuardianOBA atau imbas kod QR yang diberikan untuk membuat undian. Undian boleh dibuat pada bila-bila masa di antara 1 September dan 27 September 2017.

Peraduan ini terbuka kepada mereka yang berumur 18 tahun dan ke atas. Sebagai bukti pembelian, pembeli hendaklah menyimpan resit Guardian asal yang mengandungi nombor invois cukai, nombor kod kedai, tarikh pembelian dan jumlah pembelian.

Majlis turut menyaksikan penyertaan para media melakukan undian produk kesukaan masing-masing secara dalam talian.

Untuk maklumat lanjut dan butir-butir berkenaan OBA dan peraduan, sila layari www.guardian.com.my



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COURTS MALAYSIA, PENSONIC HOST COOKING WORKSHOP

Whether it is trying out a new recipe or making a family favorite, cooking up a storm is easy when you have a little help in the kitchen to get you going.

Recently, the country’s leading electrical, IT, and furniture retailer, COURTS Malaysia hosted its second cooking workshop in partnership with Pensonic, offering customers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to learn and cook with renowned local celebrity chef, Dato’ Chef Haji Ismail.


Over 40 lucky participants took part in the workshop, which gave them the chance to whip up a tantalizing traditional Malay dish using Pensonic kitchen appliances. Designed to inspire creativity in the kitchen, the appliances made cooking an authentic, mouth-watering local dishlike Ayam Berempah Hijau and the thirst quenching Bandung Soda Kisar Berlaici effortless, aswas demonstrated by Chef Ismail.

“This cooking workshop with Chef Ismail is a reward for our customers, giving them an exciting and fulfilling way to engage with us, as well as meet-and-greet a favorite television and lifestyle personality. It is a testament to COURTS’ commitment to always provide new and innovative instore experiences for customers, while giving our partners at Pensonic the opportunity to showcase their elegant and easy to use kitchen appliances. All of the products used in the session today are all available at affordable prices in our stores,” said Dolf Posthumus, Chief Executive Officer of COURTS Malaysia.



As part of the workshop, participants were not only able to sample and enjoy the Ayam
Berempah Hijau they prepared, but also take home goodies worth a total of RM400. This
included the Pensonic Multi Cooker that was demonstrated at the session, which enables
homemakers to continue their cooking adventure at home.

To celebrate this cooking session, COURTS Megastore Sri Damansara will also be hosting a special road show throughout the weekend with special deals for customers on Pensonic
products.

Customer will receive a FREE Thermos worth RM35.00 with any purchase of Pensonic product above RM99.00 made available while stocks last.


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JAPAN EXPO PULLS IN CROWD TO PAVILION KL

It was all an exciting and immersive 3 days  'Look East' event at the  Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s premier shopping destination recently.

Kak Fas was one of the media invited to witness the first  ever 'Japan Expo Malaysia 2017', an  All-Japan event which gathered Japan’s most iconic cultures, music, anime, art, fashion, food, travel and live entertainment to Malaysia, right here in the heart of Bukit Bintang.

Organised by G-Yu Creative Company, the exhilarating Japan Expo Malaysia 2017 (JEMY 2017) took place from the 28th to 30th July 2017 to coincide with Tokyo Street’s 6th Anniversary celebration and the 60th Anniversary of Japan-Malaysia diplomatic relations. 



Over 20,000 visitors and shoppers of the mall were treated to all things Japanese under one roof at Pavilion KL and Fahrenheit88 for unforgettable free entertainment and excitement all weekend.

JEMY 2017 started with a bang on Friday, 28th July 2017 when it was officially launched by Mr. Hiroyuki Orikasa, Counselor to the Embassy of Japan, Malaysia, Ms. Yupharet Eakturapakal, President of G-Yu Creative, the organizer of JEMY 2017 and Puan Sri Cindy Lim, Executive Chairman of Kuala Lumpur Pavilion Sdn Bhd by dropping a red token into a unique vending machine.



In an ode to the tremendous support from JEMY 2017 partners, representatives from JETRO Kuala Lumpur, The JAPAN FOUNDATION Kuala Lumpur, Siam Connection, Japan National Tourism Organization, Thai Airways International PCL and Tourism Malaysia KL were invited on stage with JEMY 2017 artistes Minori, Naomichi Hanazono and Thailand designer Kung Kunita for a group photo, before continuing on with a cake-cutting ceremony to commemorate the anniversary.



“JEMY 2017 aimed to incorporate all of Japan’s charm into one event, showcasing multiple genres of Japan’s originalities under one roof – from artistes, culture, fashion to food, even education. Every part of this event was a highlight in itself and we thank Pavilion KL for being great hosts for our first event,” said Ms. Yupharet Eakturapakal.

Also speaking at the event, Puan Sri Cindy Lim said, “This year, we celebrate our Tokyo Street 6th Anniversary and the 60th Anniversary of Malaysia-Japan relations with The Japan Expo Malaysia 2017, a special occasion where we celebrate togetherness, and bonding with the community. We want to thank G-Yu Creative, the Japan Embassy, key organisations, tenants and loyal shoppers for their continued support in fostering our community and creating an authentic Japanese experience for all.”





The celebrations continued over the weekend when Pop Sensation PIKOTARO, popular for his viral song, PPAP or better known as “Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen”, saw 8,000 of his loyal fans flock to the Centre Court for his first performance in Malaysia on Saturday, 29th July 2017.

The Japanese idol handpicked 20 lucky fans to join him onstage to do the PPAP dance and dedicated a Malaysian version especially for the event. He then got up-and-personal with fans when they got to meet their idol during his meet-and-greet session in the mall.

Patrons of Pavilion KL were also mesmerised by an exciting line up of artistes and teen idol groups from Japan, with special performances and appearances by Shigeru Matsuzaki, Maito from King Creamsoda, Ryoma Quartet, Naomichi Hanazono, PINK CRES, Haruka Yamashita and Reon Kurosaki. 





Cosplay fans also had a chance to rub shoulders with famous cosplayer Minori who headed the cosplayer parade at JEMY 2017 on Sunday, 30th July 2017.



Special booths promoting Japanese F&B, fashion, beauty, anime and education in Pavilion KL and Fahrenheit88 completed the ‘Infinite Japan’ experience, with food and cake sampling, Yukata dressing, Harajuku Fashion, exciting travel deals to Japan and Japanese products sold exclusively for JEMY 2017. 




Kak Fas loved the 'baby chicken' that was given as gift... at least the 'mother chicken' which Kak Fas got during the celebration of Chinese Festival at the same premise can now have a baby .,.. huhu.

Also for the first time mind you... Kak Fas finished all of the Bento Japanese set meal at the Fuji Sushi Japanese Restaurant after the event.... sedap gak tau hihi...

Arigato Gozaimas!




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MOTOROLA UMUM RANGKAIN TERBAHARU KELUARGA MOTO Z

Dah lama sebenarnya Kak Fas tak dengan mengenai jenama 'Motorola".

Bila tengok Motorola pasti kenangan melayang ke bentuk telefon dahulu yang besar gila...iya la waktu zaman telefon bimbit mula-mula diperkenalkan.

Waktu tu hampir ke semua model telefon bimbit bersaiz besar dan tidak kecil dan comel seperti sekarang....

Terbaharu 'Motorola" memperkenalkan telefon bimbit terkini dalam rangkaian keluarga Moto Z dengan Moto Z2 Play serba baharu yang mampu bertukar menjadi sesuatu yang anda mahukan secara serta-merta dan pada bila-bila masa apabila dipadankan dengan Moto Mods

Dengan rekaan bentuk nipis, ringan dan prestasi lebih pantas, Moto Z2 Play menawarkan ciri-ciri yang anda idamkan. 


Rangkaian telefon pintar Moto ZTM dengan Moto ModsTM membolehkan pengguna melakukan perkara yang sebelum ini mustahil dilakukan dengan sebuah telefon. Daripada memancarkan skrin sehingga 70 inci di mana-mana sahaja hinggalah penambahan zoom optikal sehingga 10x, Moto Mods sememangnya menawarkan inovasi mudah alih yang tiada tandingan. Menerusi peranti generasi seterusnya, anda boleh menerokai lebih banyak pengalaman dan cara untuk mengubah telefon pintar anda.




Moto Z2 Play baharu menampilkan rupa bentuk unibody metal sepenuhnya yang direka dengan terperinci. Selain cantik dan bergaya, ia mampu menahan penggunaan secara lasak pada setiap hari. Paparan Full HD Super AMOLED bersaiz 5.5” membuatkan permainan video, foto dan video dipaparkan di atas skrin dengan warna yang jelas menonjol bersama perincian yang cukup tajam. Untuk mendapatkan pengalaman optimum dari pemproses 2.2GHz octa-core, bateri yang dilengkapkan bersama mampu bertahan sepanjang hari dan sehingga hari seterusnya tanpa sebarang masalah. Terlupa untuk mengecaj Moto Z2 Play? Tiada masalah - hanya 15 minit pengecasan untuk dapatkan kuasa sehingga 7 jam.

Terima kasih kepada teknologi dwipiksel, anda kini boleh merakam foto-foto yang jelas sama ada pada waktu siang atau malam dengan kamera utamanya yang menggabungkan ciri laser serta piksel autofokus berkembar. Kamera hadapan 5MP dengan suluhan dwiwarna berkolerasi suhu (CCT) yang membuatkan anda kelihatan hebat dalam rakaman swafoto pada waktu siang atau malam. Bukan itu sahaja, anda juga boleh memuatkan semua rakan dalam satu selfie dengan kanta sudut luas!

Moto Z2 Play menawarkan Moto Experiences yang unik. Ciri pertanyaan pantas yang baru pada Moto Voice menyediakan informasi berguna seperti cuaca atau kalendar. Ia juga membolehkan anda membuka aplikasi tanpa perlu menyentuh atau membuka telefon pintar tersebut. Melalui pengimbas cap jari yang telah direka semula, anda boleh mengaktifkan ciri navigasi satu butang untuk beralih di antara skrin dengan pantas. Alihkan ke kiri untuk kembali, ke kanan untuk mengakses aplikasi terkini, sentuh semula untuk ke laman utama dan tekan sesaat untuk mengunci telefon. Tanpa sebarang butang pada skrin, anda kini mempunyai paparan yang lebih jelas.





Pelancaran yang berlangsung di Kuala Lumpur turut memperkenalkan penambahan baharu ke dalam keluarga Moto C dan Moto E iaitu Moto C, Moto C Plus, Moto E4, Moto EPlus.

Pengguna yang sentiasa sibuk kini boleh membawa kehidupan mudah alih mereka ke satu tahap lebih tinggi dengan kuasa bateri Moto C Plus. Tidak seperti kebanyakan telefon pintar di pasaran sekarang, Moto C Plus dilengkapi bateri berkapasiti 4,000mAh yang boleh bertahan sehingga 30 jam. Ini bermakna pengguna tidak perlu risau akan kehabisan bateri apabila berada di luar rumah sepanjang hari.


Tingkatkan gaya hidup definisi tinggi dengan Moto C Plus. Paparan 5 inci memastikan tontonan filem dan foto yang maksimum untuk hiburan multimedia yang lebih mengujakan. Tidak perlu bimbang untuk memuat naik semua rakaman foto percutian yang mengagumkan dengan kamera belakang 8MP serta rakam selfie yang jelas menggunakan kamera hadapan 2MP. 

Moto C pula ialah telefon pintar berkuasa yang mampu menyelesaikan tugas tanpa perlu membebankan poket anda. Paparan bersaiz 5 inci membolehkan pengguna menikmati foto dan video dengan lebih perincian serta jelas. Rakam gambar secara spontan, walaupun di bawah cahaya yang suram dengan kamera belakang 5MP pada Moto C yang dilengkapi flash LED. Rakam juga saat-saat selfie terbaik dengan kamera hadapan 2MP yang disokong oleh lampu selfie. Tidak perlu bimbang apabila perlu mengecaj bateri pada hari yang sibuk. Moto C didatangkan dengan ciri 3G dan berwarna starry black bersama bateri berkuasa 2,350mAh. Dengan ciri dua kad SIM, telefon pintar ini menawarkan fungsi dua telefon dalam satu, jadi pengguna mempunyai lebih banyak pilihan. 


Lakukan semua ini dan banyak lagi dengan lancar kerana Moto C dan Moto C Plus dilengkapi dengan pemproses quad-core yang berkuasa bersama AndroidTM 7.0.


Moto C boleh didapati dalam dua varian warna iaitu hitam (Starry Black) dan putih mutiara (Pearl White) pada harga RM399. Manakala Moto C Plus pula hadir dalam dua varian warna iaitu hitam (Starry Black) dan emas (Fine Gold) pada harga RM539.



Moto Edan Moto EPlus baharu merupakan dua model telefon pintar Motorola yang boleh dipercayai. Ia menawarkan gaya serta ciri-ciri luar biasa pada harga mampu dimiliki. Moto E4 menggabungkan perkara yang anda mahu serta perlukan pada sebuah telefon pintar, semua ini dengan harga yang pasti anda suka. Jika anda sentiasa mahukan yang lebih, dapatkan Moto E4 Plus. Dengan rekaan metal yang licin, paparan HD dan kapasiti bateri yang besar, ia membolehkan pengguna untuk melakukan lebih banyak perkara dan menikmati kehidupan sepenuhnya. Moto Edan Moto EPlus menampilkan paparan HD bersaiz 5” dan 5.5”. Kedua-duanya dikuasakan oleh AndroidTM 7.1.1 bersama pemproses MediaTek Quad Core yang membolehkan pengguna melakukan tugas tanpa sebarang gangguan.


Moto E ditawarkan pada harga RM639 serta hadir dalam dua varian warna iaitu kelabu (Iron Gray) dan emas (Blush Gold). Moto E4 Plus pula berharga RM799 serta didatangkan dalam dua varian warna iaitu kelabu (Iron Gray) dan emas (Fine Gold).




Rangkaian telefon pintar Moto yang baru membuktikan komitmen Lenovo untuk memenuhi keperluan kelompok pengguna berbeza. Ini termasuklah pasaran asas (entry level) pada masa sama memenuhi keperluan masyarakat yang kian dinamik. Dengan Moto C, Moto C Plus, Moto E4 dan Moto E4 Plus.

Lenovo memberikan anda kebebasan untuk memilih daripada satu rangkaian telefon pintar yang padat dengan ciri-ciri penting, pada harga lebih mampu milik.


Moto Z2 Play serba baharu kini sudah mula dijual di semua pengedar dan kedai Lenovo Mobile yang sah. Ia didatangkan dengan dua warna - kelabu (Lunar Grey) dan emas (Fine Gold); pada harga RM1,999.


Semua model Moto Z2 Play, Moto C, Moto C Plus, Moto Edan Moto EPlus kini sudah boleh didapati di semua pengedar serta kedai-kedai sah Lenovo Mobile. 


Untuk maklumat lanjut mengenai produk-produk baharu Moto, sila layari laman web https://www.moto.com/my/home atau ikuti www.fb.com/MotoMsia






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GINTELL RAI HARI BAPA BERSAMA JALALUDIN HASSAN

Jika GINTELL menjemput artis Hong Kong, Simon Yam sempena Hari Ibu bulan Mei lalu, kali ini Hari Bapa disambut pula dengan kehadiran pelakon veteran popular Dato’ Jalaludin Hassan.

Menghargai Hari Ibu dan Bapa sesuatu yang harus bagi semua dan atas hakikat itu langkah GINTELL meraikan kedua hari bermakna itu satu initiatif yang bijak.

Hari Bapa baru-baru ini berlangsung bersama duta GINTELL, Dato Jalaludin Hassan  di 1 Utama Shopping Centre, PJ,  di mana ramai antara peminat dan pengunjung hadir memberikan sokongan. 

Dan seperti biasa, GINTELL mengadakan ruang pameran produk-produk keluarannya di mana terbaharu seperti yang ramai sudah maklum merupakan sebuah kerusi urut yang dinamakan GINTELL De'Space UFO.


Menjaga anak adalah pekerjaan sepenuh masa untuk ibubapa. Dalam keseronokan menjalani rutin keibubapaan, pelbagai tekanan juga dirasai. Kini, GINTELL memperkenalkan Pakej Kebahagiaan Berganda sempena Hari IbuBapa. 

Satu hadiah untuk ibubapa anda, manakala satu lagi pula dihadiahkan oleh GINTELL kepada anda, supaya anda dan ibubapa anda dapat menjalani kehidupan yang lebih bahagia dan sihat.

Wah! pemurah sungguh GINTELL kan? 

Apa pun jika ko orang nak tahu apa kelebihan setiap kerusi yang dikeluarkan bolehlah layan seketika informasi di bawah ini:



GINTELL De’ Space U.F.O

GINTELL De’ Space kerusi urut U.F.O adalah kerusi urut yang memenuhi keperluan untuk semua. Dengan adanya GINTELL Dé Space, segala kepenatan akan hilang dengan keseronokan dan kepuasan urutan yang selesa. Penggelek QUAD 3D akupuntur diperkenalkan untuk memenuhi keperluan setiap orang. Ciri-ciri ini memberi urutan wisdomatic yang disesuaikan dengan saiz badan anda. Selain itu, pengesan pintar dengan tepat mengikut titik Akupuntur badan anda yang dapat menyenangkan seluruh badan. Selain itu, Aero V-Trek akan mengikuti setiap lengkung badan anda bagi menyediakan urutan yang persisi dan disasarkan dengan ergonomik dan keselesaan dari leher ke paha. Aero V-Trek ini akan membantu melegakan sakit belakang dan pinggang dan melegakan sengal otot. Selain itu, Regangan 180 Space Stretch akan membantu melegakan  dan menghilangkan penat anda setelah seharian penat bekerja.

GINTELL De’Vano S FUNtastic Sofa

GINTELL De’Vano S FUNtastic Sofa adalah sofa urutan pertama yang mempunyai kontur urutan terpanjang dari leher sampai paha. Lanjutan Trek V yang berukuran 105cm panjang dapat melegakan kesakitan dan tekanan anda dengan urutan yang selesa pada bahagian leher, pelvic, punggung dan paha. Teknologi penggelek urut berhaba 3D merangsang pengedaran darah dan memperbaiki metabolisme untuk meredakan nyeri bahu. Selain itu, ciri beg tekanan udara pada sofa urutan ini membentuk dan membetulkan pinggul dan paha untuk memastikan anda terus tampil anggun.


Diperkemas dengan fabrik yang berwarna ceria dan cerah, GINTELL De’Vano S FUNtastic Sofa adalah sofa urutan yang bergaya modern dan ergonomik. Sofa urutan ini mempunyai 4 sistem kawalan mudah dan mesra pengguna. GINTELL De’Vano S FUNtastic Sofa yang ringan dan bersaiz kecil ini adalah pilihan yang tepat dan sempurna untuk kediaman dan juga pejabat kerana sofa ini sesuai untuk diletakkan di mana-mana sahaja.

GINTELL memperkenalkan Pakej Kebahagiaan Berganda sempena Hari IbuBapa. Satu hadiah untuk ibubapa anda, manakala satu lagi pula dihadiahkan oleh GINTELL kepada anda, supaya anda dan ibubapa anda dapat menjalani kehidupan yang lebih bahagia dan sihat. Promosi dari harga RM4988*, tertakluk kepada terma dan syarat.

GINTELL adalah salah satu rangkaian produk penjagaan kesihatan yang terkenal di Malaysia. Kini, GINTELL mempunyai lebih daripada 100 cawangan di pusat membeli belah terkemuka di serata Malaysia dan diiktiraf oleh  Malaysia Book of Records bagi “Rangkaian Produk Penjagaan Kesihatan Terbesar”!


Untuk maklumat yang terlanjut, hubungi Talian Khidmat Pelanggan 1800 88 6332 atau layari www.gintell.com, GINTELL MALAYSIA Facebook, Instagram #GINTELLMALAYSIA dan juga GINTELL WeChat.



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(2nd from left: Mr Jeffrey Kung, Mr Andrew Koh and Ms Sandy Lee.

CANON LAUNCH 3 LATEST MODELS  AT  ONE GO

Before the birth of smartphones, cameras has always been a  must product to carry especially during vacations.

And when speaking of cameras... CANON was one of Kak Fas's favourite brand. Remembered bringing  an IXUS sponsored by CANON during my trip to Hong Kong Music Festival way back in late 90's when covering the event for HAI magazine as an editor, there.

It was a trip cum holiday well remembered till now though  I guess IXUS non digital camera no longer existed after the digital era took priority.

And now... most consumers preferred their smartphone which are designed with the capabilites of a camera. Its not only easy to shoot but with the smartphone everything could be done at fingertips.

Then  onwards... it has been many years since Kak Fas lost contact with officials from Canon Marketing (Malaysa) Sdn Bhd until started to blog. 

And recently, Kak Fas had the opportunity to be invited to the latest launch of Canon cameras and the best part is there were not only one but three cameras introduced at one go.


The event was held at Ruyi & Lyn at Bangsar Shopping Centre, Kuala Lumpur with models showcasing three Canon latest models in Malaysia  – the Canon EOS 800D, Canon EOS 77D and Canon EOS M6 which  are now available at all Canon Image Square and authorized dealers nationwide. 

Well that is sure good news for professional photographers but mind you though am not a pro but was attracted with the design and features. But most of all being  a female the Canon EOS M6 which was light weighted at 390 g attracted me most.

The EOS M6 boasts DSLR-like performance in a stylish, vintage-looking compact body,
offering the best of both worlds for photographers who crave the performance and experience of a DSLR within a compact-sized body.

Priced at RM3,409 (body only); RM3,949 (bundled with EF-M15-45mm f.3.5-6.3 IS STM lens) while bundled with EF-M18-150MM f/3 5-5.3 IS STM lens cost RM5,259.

Kak Fas had a hold and feel of the M6... and indeed it's the most suitable for ladies like Kak Fas who needed very much a camera to shoot sharp pix at long distance for blogging. Must try to review this awesome product or maybe could get sponsored so I could credit all pic to Canon EOS M6 hahaha... how lucky am I if dreams could turn to reality huhu...



Anyway, the other two products is also another impressive evolution by this leading imaging products and services solutions provider - the Canon EOS 800D and Canon EOS 77D. 

Actually the EOS 800D is invented for beginners who appreciate an intuitive Touchscreen Interface & Guided Mode.

In short, it is created for first time camera users. Maybe Kak Fas must try to review this one as well... who knows might turn to be a professional photo journalist by then as it comes with a step-by-step guide on how to use the camera.

So it is most suitable for a budding photographer who has yet to learn the ropes of photography but would still like to capture quality images. 

The Canon EOS 77D  however, is for hobbyists who are looking to upgrade their photo-taking skills.

It boasts some of the best-in-class imaging technologies and premium features to enhance the joy of photography as the EOS 77D is designed for accessible appeal to enthusiasts looking to sharpen their skills and make the transition to a high-powered DSLR camera. 

This camera is equipped with two control dials – a Main Dial that is on the top of the camera and a Quick Control Dial on the rear panel. With two options for dial control, users can now make quick changes to the camera settings, such as shutter speed and aperture, without having to take their eye off the viewfinder. 

At the event introducing all three models are Mr. Andrew Koh, President and Chief Executive Officer of Canon Marketing (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd..,  Mr. Jeffrey Kung, Head of Consumer Imaging & Information Division, Canon Marketing (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd and Ms Sandy Lee, Senior Marketing Manager of Consumer, Imaging & Information Division. Canon Marketing Malaysia. (pix above).

With them as invited guests were Canon Malaysia EOS ambassadors (below, from left to right), Andrew Koh, Philip Chong, Glenn Guan, Bonnie Yap, Asmady Ahmad and Yusuf Hashim.

For more information on the specification of each product follow the Official Facebook page at www.fb.com/CanonMalaysia/ or visit www.canon.com.my.


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MEIZU TAMBAH  MODEL PRO 6 PLUS, M5 NOTE 

Seperti Kak Fas, rasanya ko orang pun tak berapa 'familiar' dengan jenama Meizu kan?

Sebenarnya Meizu sudah disaskan sejak tahun 2003  dan merupakan salah sebuah pngluae telefon paling berpengaruh di dunia khusnya di China tau.

Dan khas buat pencinta telefon bimbit, Meizu kini sudah menerokai pasaran Malaysia dnegan memperkenalkan  model Pro 6 Plus dan M5 Note sebagai tambahan kepada barisan produk yang sedia ada di negara ini yang diedarkan secara eksklusif oleh Dynamics Distribution Sdn. Bhd.

Syarikat berkenaan baru-baru ini telah menerima pelaburan berjumlah USD650 serta sumber dan sokongan dalam bidang e-perniagaan, Internet, perkhidmatan Internet mudah alih, analisis data serta sistem pembayaran daripada Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. dalam satu usaha sama yang strategik.

Telefon-telefon keluaran Meizu dikenali dengan beratnya yang ringan, rekabentuk yang selesa, kualiti bunyi premium, kamera berdefinisi tinggi, serta interface yang ringkas tetapi anggun yang menggabungkan prestasi, ciri mudah guna dan fungsi serta ketahanan yang diperlukan bagi penggunaan harian.

Sambutan terhadap produk-produk Meizu telah mendorong para peminatnya untuk menjadikan jenama berkenaan sebagai satu simbol ikon budaya. 

Pada 2009, Meizu telah menjadikan para penggunanya sebagai nilai asas jenama berkenaan yang membawa kepada penubuhan MY+ (komuniti dalam dan luar talian peminat Meizu). Ketika ini MY+ mempunyai keahlian sebanyak 2 juta ahli 50 bandaraya di lebih dari 40 buah negara.

Malaysia merupakan pasaran terbaharu Meizu dan menjadi tambahan kepada jaringan antarabangsanya di Eropah, Asia Tenggara, Timur Tengah, Asia Tengah dan Oceania.

Pengarah Rantau Asia Pasifik, Meizu Technolgy, En. Gary Xu berkata, pihaknya amat teruja dengan pasaran Malaysia.

“Trend menunjukkan bahawa Asia sedang mendahului dunia dalam adaptasi dan penggunaan telefon pintar. Malaysia telah kami pilih sebagai titik mula pelaburan untuk pasaran rantau Asia Tenggara.

“Meizu yang bermula dengan memenuhi dan menerokai keperluan pengguna kini menumpukan usaha untuk memperhebatkan lagi pengalaman pengguna bagj memenuhi keperluan bukan sahaja dari sudut fungsi malah kami juga membawakan seni dan keindahan dalam setiap produk Meizu dan ini merupakan satu lonjakan besar dalam memperhalusi pengalaman pengguna telefon pintar tradisional yang mana kami percaya telah menjadikan jenama kami lebih mudah untuk memasuki dan diperkenalkan di pasaran Malaysia,” kata En. Gary.

Kenyataan beliau disokong oleh pengarah urusan Dynamics Distribution Sdn Bhd., Steven Tan.

“Kami amat berbangga terpilih sebagai pengedar eksklusif bagi telefon pintar MEIZU di Malaysia. Pasukan kami amat yakin dengan ciri-ciri unik MEIZU seperti Flyme dan mBack, yang kami percaya akan membawa pengalaman baharu kepada pengguna Malaysia,” jelas beliau.

Flyme, Nadi Produk MEIZU

Flyme ialah sistem operasi telefon mudah alih yang direka khusus oleh Meizu berdasarkan sistem operasi Android. Sebagai teras kepada telefon-telefon Meizu, Flyme menjadi “nadi kepada produk-produk Meizu” yang mana rekabentuk sistemnya yang tersendiri dan menarik memberikan pengalaman layaran yang menyeronokkan dengan animasi yang lincah dan halus. Dengan ciri-ciri utama seperti aplikasi yang direka bentuk semula sepenuhnya, penggunaan satu tangan dan mengoptimakan prestasinya, Flyme dicipta untuk memberikan para pengguna telefon pintar yang ringan dan lancar penggunaannya.

Fungsi mBack merupakan satu inovasi besar dalam sistem Flyme yang membolehkan operasi kekunci “home”, “back” dan operasi imbasan cap jari dengan hanya menggunakan satu butang fizikal yang memberikan pengguna satu sistem dengan fungsi yang amat berkuasa tetapi ringlas operasinya yang amat sesuai dengan kesibukan hidup ketika ini.

Sementara itu, enjin kepintaran buatan One Mind pula mampu menyesuaikan prestasi sistem mengikut kegemaran pengguna. Ia boleh mengenalpasti aplikasi kegemaran pengguna dan menetapkan sumber tambahan kepada aplikasi berkenaan untuk menjadikannya berjalan dengan lebih lancar. Lebih 400 ciri baharu telah ditambah kepada Flyme 6, termasuklah proses tangkapan gambar yang diperbaharui serta pembantu carian telefon hilang yang dikemaskini.



MEIZU Pro 6 Plus (harga jualan: RM1,999)

Digelar sebagai “Lebih Kuat Daripada Biasa” MEIZU Pro 6 Plus bakal menarik perhatian dengan binaan badan keluli tunggal berserta reka bentuk arca mikro yang menawan juga lengkongan badan yang direka bentuk semula dan telah melalui 30 langkah dan 150 jam kerja tangan halus. Jika anda mengalihkan pandangan terlalu cepat anda akan terlepas pandang perincian unik dan halus seperti garisan CD kamera, lingkaran lampu flash dan rekabentuk antena yang minimalis.

Disebalik badan keluli tunggal berkenaan terdapat pemproses sepantas kilat Exynos 8 berfrekuensi 2.0 GHz yang digabungkan dengan Senibina SCI Samsung juga GPU yang berkuasa dala, satu cip yang boleh mengendalikan apa jua aplikasi besar atau berat yang anda gunakan.

Sebagai tambahan kepada skrin selebar 5.7 inci, PRO 6 dipadankan dengan resolusi Quad HD 2K. Modul screen berkenaan hanya setebal 1.65 mm, tetapi ia cukup tebal untuk menunjukkan gilapannya. Ditambah pula dengan paparan Samsung Super AMOLED, skrin berkenaan boleh dilihat dari mana-mana sudut dengan paparan warna yang terang dan jelas.

Ianya turut dilengkapi dengan kamera belakang 12 megapiksel yang mampu mengambil gambar biasa dan malam yang tajam dengan penstabil imej optikal 4 paksi, apetur f/2.0 yang lebih besar, bulatan lampu flash 10-LED dan lensa 6P. Generasi terbaharu pemproses imej ISP berprestasi tingginya memperbaiki penghasilan semula warna, ketajaman dan mengurangkan gangguan kepada gambar dan video.

Inovasi lain yang ketara daripada Meizu adalah inovasi cetakan 3D yang menunjukkan prebiu aplikasi dengan menekan ikonnya. Ia juga mempunyai pengimbas cap jari yang telah dioptimakan bagi membolehkan imbasan cap jari yang lebih pantas. Peranti ini menggunakan piawai USB terkini dan bukannya USB mikro lama iaitu Type-C dan USB 3.1 yang menyokong transmisi jalur lebar 5 Gbps dan teknologi pengecas pantas Meizu. Pengecas mikro merupakan satu lagi inovasi terkini Meizu yang mampu mengecas dengan pantas betri dengan jumlah kapasiti 3400 mAH yang mana pengecasan selama 30 minit akan dapat mengecas bateri berkenaan sebanyak 60 peratus dengan pantas, mudah dan selamat.



MEIZU M5 Note (Retail Price: RM849)

Seperti yang digambarkan oleh cogan katanya “Lebih Prestasi, Lebih Cantik” MEIZU Note 5  dilengkapi dengan badan keluli semua dalam satu, dengan pilihan warna Emas Champangne, Kelabu dan Perak. Garisan antena baharunya menjadikan M5 Note kelihatan lebih menarik dan bergaya berbanding peranti siri M yang lain. Kemasan 12 langkah sandblasting menjadikan M5 Note selesa dipegang. Kualiti bunyinya diperhebatkan lagi dengan lubang keluar berpetak yang unik yang direka bentuk menggunakan ketepatan CNC bagi menghasilkan bunyi yang lebih sekata dan semulajadi.

M5 Note didatangkan dengan paparan 5.5 inci Full HD yang menawarkan pengalaman tontonan dengan kepelbagaian warna, keterangan dan kehalusan yang lebih baik disamping mengurangkan tekanan kepada mata melalui mood perlindungan mata. Sisi lengkung menggunakan kaca 2.5D menjadikan M5 Note peranti yang amat menyeronokkan untuk diguna.

Peranti ini juga dilengkapi dengan generasi terkini pemproses 64-bit lapan teras yang memberikan tahap frekuensi tertinggi sehingga 1.8 GHz serta 3GB RAM bersama storan 32GB yang bersesuaian dengan pilihan pengguna.

Walaupun hanya setebal 8.1 mm, M5 Note menawarkan bateri berkapasiti 4000mAh yang dilengkapi dengan teknologi bateri terbaik yang sedia ada untuk mencapai prestasi yang unik dalam kelas harganya.

M5 Note juga didatangkan dengan generasi terbaharu teknologi pengecasan pantas. Disokong dengan tenaga 18W, MEIZU M5 Note hanya mengambil masa 90 minit untuk dicas, 40% lebih pantas berbanding model-model sebelum ini. Peranti ini juga mempunyai pengesan cap jari yang boleh anda gunakan untuk membukanya selain menyempurnakan pembayaran mudah alih.

Untuk maklumat lanjut dan spesifikasi lain telefon-telefon pintar Meizu, sila lawati laman web mereka di pautan https://www.meizu.com.

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OPPO 9Rs PLUS MILIKI KAMERA LEBIH HEBAT MACAM AYDA JEBAT

Semua kaki tech sudah tentu mengenali jenama telefon pintar OPPO.

Dan sudah tentu juga tahu siapa duta terbaharunya kan?

Ya tidak lain daripada penyanyi popular terkini iaitu Ayda Jebat serta artis Cina, Min Chen.

Kedua-duanya turut diperkenalkan kala OPPO Malaysia melancarkan OPPO R9s Plus di sebuah majlis baru-baru ini.

R9s Plus yang telah lama dinanti-nantikan ini dikuasakan dengan kamera belakang 16MP IMX398 yang dibangun bersama oleh OPPO dan SONY, f1.7 apertur dengan teknologi fokus dwi-PDAF. Bagaimanapun, pakar telefon pintar kamera tersebut kini memperkenalkan beberapa fungsi yang baru, iaitu Penstabilan Imej Optik (OIS) dengan kawasan anti-ketar yang lebih luas berbanding dengan OIS yang biasa terdapat di pasaran. Para pengguna juga boleh menikmati prosesor Qualcomm Snapdragon 653 yang baru dilancarkan, di samping kapasiti bateri yang dinaiktarafkan, membolehkan pengguna untuk menikmati pengalaman fotografi bertaraf profesional sepanjang hari.

Sudah tentu Ayda Jebat yang suka berselfie dan mengambil gambar ketika persembahan di pentas menepati sebagai duta terbaharu OPPO R9s Plus berkenaan.

Direka untuk cara hidup pengguna Malaysia yang aktif seperti Ayda dan Min Chen, OPPO R9s Plus dikuasakan dengan kapasiti bateri yang lebih besar supaya pengguna boleh menikmati kesemua fungsi telefon pintar tersebut secara menyeluruh, tanpa perlu bimbang akan hayat bateri. 

Satu lagi penaiktarafan yang ketara dilihat pada OPPO R9s Plus adalah RAM 6GB, ColorOS 3.0 bersama skrin paparan 6inci, menjadikannya sebuah peranti yang sesuai untuk Ayda Jebat.

“RAM yang telah dinaiktarafkan dalam OPPO R9s Plus ini amat berguna pada saya kerana saya sering melakukan pelbagai tugas menggunakan telefon pintar saya. Saya kini boleh melakukan sebanyak tugas yang diingini. Paparan 6inci OPPO R9s Plus juga memastikan saya boleh bekerja daripada telefon pintar saya dengan selesa!”, kongsi Ayda.


Manakala Min Chen pula berpendapat, “Saya amat suka akan penaiktarafan baterinya. Sebagai seorang selebriti, saya perlu sentiasa menghadiri pelbagai sesi penggambaran dan mesyuarat, dan saya sering tiada masa untuk mengecas telefon pintar saya. Saya juga amat suka menggunakan OPPO R9s Plus untuk menangkap setiap detik yang berharga. Kini, dengan kapasiti bateri 4,000 mAh yang terdapat pada R9s Plus, saya boleh mengambil gambar sepanjang hari tanpa perlu bimbang akan kehabisan bateri”, ujar Min Chen.

OPPO R9s yang dilancarkan awal tahun ini telah membawakan kejayaan yang galak di pasaran Malaysia, dengan jualan pra-tempahan dan jualan kedai yang memberangsangkan dan melebihi jualan OPPO F1s sebelum ini. 

Baru-baru ini, edisi Merah Valentine telah habis dijual di atas talian di dalam masa 48 jam sahaja selepas pra-tempahan bermula, dan telahpun habis dijual di kedai OPPO sebelum ia dijual secara rasminya. 

Suatu lagi pencapaian OPPO yang berjaya melonjakkan reputasi syarikat tersebut adalah telefon pintar OPPO edisi selebriti – F1s edisi Ayda Jebat dan R9s edisi Min Chen habis dijual dalam hanya masa beberapa hari, membuktikan populariti selebriti tersebut di kalangan rakyat Malaysia.

“Kami berasa amat teruja untuk melancarkan OPPO R9s Plus untuk pasaran Malaysia, kerana kami memahami keperluan peminat Malaysia kami yang senantiasa sibuk dan gemar menangkap serta berkongsi gambar aktiviti seharian mereka. Oleh kerana 2017 merupakan tahun fotografi mudah alih, OPPO ingin memberikan peminat setia kami di Malaysia sebuah versi telefon pintar yang lebih menonjol berbanding R9s. Kini, dengan R9s Plus, pengguna tidak lagi periu bimbang akan persoalan kejelasan gambar, keselesaan menonton, hayat bateri, dan ruang simpanan”, kata Chen Lu, Pengarah Jenama OPPO Malaysia.



Penstabilan Imej Optik (OIS), Sensor IMX 398 Terbaharu dan Teknologi Dwi-PDAF

OPPO R9s Plus membawa ke hadapan teknologi yang julung kalinya diperkenalkan pada OPPO R9s, di samping penambahan fungsi kamera yang lain. Yang kekal pada telefon pintar ini adalah kamera belakang 16MP, dilengkapi sensor 1./2.8inci SONY IMX398 yang disesuaikan dan dibangunkan bersama oleh SONY dan OPPO. Turut membuat kemunculan semula dalam R9s Plus adalah apertur f/1.7 ekstra-lebar yang berkebolehan memerangkap 40% lebih cahaya berbanding generasi sebelumnya. Satu tambahan baru pada R9s Plus adalah ciri OIS yang direka dengan kawasan anti-ketar yang lebih besar sebanyak 40%. Ini bermakna R9s Plus mampu mengendalikan lebih ketar, ditambah dengan lebih masa pendedahan yang menjanjikan gambar pemandangan malam yang amat jelas dan menawan.

Sama seperti R9s, kamera belakang R9s Plus menggunakan teknologi Dwi-PDAF, satu peningkatan generasi akan datang dari penyelesaian standard PDAF. Generasi pertama PDAF hanya mempunyai setengah pixel untuk memfokus, sebaliknya Dwi-PDAF meningkatkan sehingga 100% pelbagai kawasan piksel sensor yang dilengkapi dengan fotodiod khas yang diperlukan untuk fasa pengesanan autofokus, membolehkan pemfokusan sepantas kilat, walaupun dalam cahaya rendah dan menghasilkan imej yang sangat jelas.

Prestasi lebih hebat untuk pengalaman fotografi yang menyeluruh

R9s Plus dikuasakan dengan pemproses 1.95GHz Snapdragon 653, dan dilengkapi RAM 6GB dan 64 GB ROM yang boleh dikembangkan dengan tambahan 128 GB bagi memastikan pengguna mempunyai ruang yang secukupnya untuk menyimpan detik-detik bermakna yang ditangkap dengan kamera belakang R9s Plus. Telefon pintar tersebut turut dinaik taraf dari segi bateri. Ia kini disokong oleh bateri berkapasiti 4,000mAh. Kini, penggemar fotografi boleh menangkap gambar yang jelas dan menarik sepanjang hari!

Makin besar, makin baik

Satu lagi penaiktarafan yang wajar diberi perhatian adalah paparan sebesar 6inci yang terdapat pada R9s Plus, dengan resolusi HD penuh, berbanding dengan R9s yang hanya mempunyai paparan sebesar 5.5inci. Ia menggunakan Color OS 3.0 daripada OPPO, berdasarkan Android 6.0.1.. Kini, pencinta fotografi boleh mengagumi karya-karya mereka dengan selesa di atas skrin yang lebih besar. Bukan itu sahaja, aktiviti harian seperti bermain permainan dan menonton drama dengan telefon pintar pastinya lebih mudah dengan paparan 1920 x 1080 piksel yang terdapat pada R9s Plus.

OPPO R9s Plus akan dijual secara rasmi pada harga RM2,498 di atas talian dan kedai OPPO, serta laman web e-dagang dan syarikat telekomunikasi yang bekerjasama dengan OPPO bermula 1 Mac 2017. OPPO turut menawarkan insuran OPPO CARE untuk OPPO R9s Plus ini.
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NESTLE PERKENAL 'LA CREMERIA CLASSICALLY MINT'

Kak Fas memang kaki ais krim..... terutama aiskrim bersalut cokelat di luar... memang my favourite.


Jadi apabila mendapat tahu mengenai pelancaran ais krim dari jenama yang tidak asing lagi iaitu Nestle.... sudah tentu Kak Fas tidak mahu melepaskan peluang hadir.

Sebaik mendaftarkan diri Kak Fas nampak satu sudut yang agak menarik di mana para tetamu dan media serta bloggers  berpeluang bermain dengan belon air untuk di campakkan pada sebuah 'poster' gergasi.

Tanpa bertanya lanjut... Kak Fas pun mintalah belon warna merah dan mencampakkannya pada jarak kira-kira 10  meter jauh dan sasaran Kas Fas bagaimana pun terkena sipi poster berkenaan... nasib baik berjaya campak jauh.... ada juga campakkan kekawan tak berjaya mengenai sasaran tau hihi...

Kira lontaran Kak Fas walaupun agak ke sisi... ok la haha... nampak tak yang sebelah kiri rona merah pada poster di atas tu...ha tu lah lontaran Kak Fas hihi...

Selepas melontar baharulah nampak satu label yang memperlihatkan lambang warna belon yang dipilih.... di sebelah warna merah tertulis 'Courageous"... kira Kak Fas seoran yang 'berani' lah sebab pilih merah kan  hahah... 
Dalam pada itu sempat gak Kak Fas bergambar dengan Cheryl Samad (pix atas) yang dah lama juga tak jumpa beliau.
Dan lebih mengejutkan apabila poster inilah yang diangkat kemudiannya untuk menjadi latar belakang pelancaran La Cremeria Classically Mint aiskrim berperisa pudina yang  berlangsung di Zebra Square, Kuala Lumpur baru-baru ini.

La Cremeria® Classically Mint ialah aiskrim yang disediakan secara khas untuk mengingatkan wanita bahawa ‘The World Can Wait’ — nikmatilah waktu peribadi bersama aiskrim La Cremeria yang enak lagi memuaskan.

“Misi kami tertumpu pada para pengguna kami untuk membantu mereka memperoleh detik-detik kecil bagi memanjakan diri sambil mengharungi kehidupan harian mereka. Dengan pemahaman ini, kami telah memperkenalkan perisa baharu yang boleh menyampaikan mesej ini. La Cremeria® Classically Mint pasti akan mengagumi pengalaman deria pengguna,’ jelas Yit Woon Lai, Pegawai Eksekutif Perniagaan Nestle Ice Cream dalam ucapan ringkas beliau.

“Peminat aiskrim pasti teruja dengan airkrim berperisa pudina ini yang lembut dan berkrim, juga ditaburkan dengan biskut ranggup dan disalut coklat yang memberikan tektur yang memuaskan.

Falsafah jenama La Cremeria® adalah agar pengguna membiarkan arus dunia berterusan ketika mereka menikmati waktu bersendirian. Detik masa yang diluangkan bersama diri sendiri akan melahirkan perasaan sejahtera dalam diri sendiri.

Seorang harus mengambil masa untuk menikmati aiskrim yang lazat sebagai satu cara untuk meluangkan waktu bersendirian, walaupun menghadapi cabaran hidup seperti ‘deadlines’ atau kerja rumah. La Cremeria® memperakui wibawa kaum wanita yang mempunyai pelbagai peranan di tempat kerja serta di rumah. Dalam usaha untuk mencapai lebih kejayana dalam kehidupan mereka, kami mengetengahkan bertapa pentingnya memelihara penjagaan diri,” tambah Yit.


Bagi meraikan pelancaran ini, La Cremeria® mempelawa sekumpulan wanita mithali yang amat mengilhamkan bagi mengeratkan para wanita yang sering dilanda kesibukan dalam kehidupan harian. Penyanyi dan pelakon Cheryl Samad, sebagai pengacara pelancaran, telah mengendali perbincangan yang membabitkan pelakon dan personaliti TV Sarah Lian, jurulatih gaya hidup Sharmini Hensen dan Pengurus Pemasaran Konsumer Aiskrim Nestlé, Farrah Salina Norman, mengenai kepentingan penjagaan diri dan manfaat kehidupan sihat dan seimbang di kalangan wanita hari ini.

“La Cremeria® ingin mengingatkan para wanita untuk mengutamakan keadaan mental, emosi dan fizikal mereka. Adalah mustahak untuk wanita meluangkan masa untuk diri sendiri tatkala mengharungi hidup yang sibuk, dalam masa yang sama, dapat mengutamakan empati, kepuasan hidup dan harga diri,” jelas Yit.

Classically Mint adalah perisa terbaru jenama La Cremeria® yang telah wujud di pasaran tiga tahun lepas. Perisa lain termasuk Absolutely Almond danHeavenly Chocolate.

La Cremeria® Classically Mint disediakan dalam hidangan kepingan batang 75ml dan Mini Multipacks, pada harga runcit yang disyorkan RM3.50 dan RM10.92 masing-masing. 

Sebelum tamat majlis, setiap tamu diberikan ais krim  seorang satu agar semua dapat rasa perisa terbaharu ini.... Pas merasainya.... boleh tahan ... rasa daun pudina lah  tetapi tetap rasa enak....


























Dan sebelum pulang, setiap tamu mengambil dua produk yang dibuat sendiri pada sesi awal iaitu 'DIY Mint Scented Candle Jar' serta 'bath bomb' (sabun dibuat berbentuk aiskrim) untuk dibawa pulang sebagai kenangan majlis.

Info lanjut ikuti  La Cremeria® di Facebook mengenai acara La Cremeria® Classically Mint di pasaran.


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'SUNSILK HIJAB RECHARGE' HASILKAN HARUMAN 48 JAM

Syampu untuk wanita berhijab...?? Emm... 'sounds interesting..." 

Bila mendapat tahu yang jenama syampu kegemaran Kak Fas, SUNSILK menghasilkan syampu khas untuk wanita berhijab yang dinamakan "Sunsilk Hijab Recharge" ... sudah tentu ia menarik perhatian khalayak dan Kak Fas khususnya.

Ya lah macam mana agaknya rupa syampu yang boleh 'recharge' tu... macam batteri pulak...

Keraguan Kak Fas terjawab sewaktu hadir pada majlis pelancaran rangkaian syampu :Sunsilk Hijab Recharge" yang berlangsung dalam suasana santai tetapi kreatif di Glasshouse, Seputih baru-baru ini.

Ya lah bagi kebanyakan gadis memakai hijab merupakan ekspresi luaran secara peribadi yang mempamerkan tahap keimanan dan melambangkan keutuhan mereka dalam memenuhi tuntutan agama.

Namun demikian, kesihatan rambut walaupun ketika bertudung juga amat penting untuk memberi lebih keyakinan. Tidak lupa juga, keperluan serta cabaran penjagaan rambut bagi mereka yang berhijab adalah unik berbanding mereka yang tidak bertudung. 


Memahami permasalahan tersebut, pengenalan 'Sunsilk Hijab Recharge', rangkaian produk penjagaan rambut yang direka khusus bagi hijabster menawarkan kesegaran serta keharuman berpanjangan, dan manfaat terbaik dari bahan semula jadi yang asli, 


Vincent Chong, Pengarah Pemasaran bagi Penjagaan Peribadi dan Rumah, Unilever (Malaysia) Holdings Sdn. Bhd. dalam ucapan ringkasnya pada majlis memberitahu, “Seramai lebih kurang 80% dari wanita di Malaysia memakai hijab sepanjang masa, dan ia telah menjadi satu fenomena fesyen. Selaku peneraju dalam pasaran syampu dan perapi rambut di Semenanjung Malaysia, adalah amat penting bagi kami untuk sentiasa berevolusi mengikut trend terkini dan gaya hidup pengguna yang sentiasa berubah.  'Sunsilk Hijab Recharge' melambangkan usaha gigih kami untuk terus memperkenalkan produk berinovasi, dan terus menjadi teman dalam penjagaan rambut untuk semua gadis-gadis Sunsilk di luar sana.”

Ada kebenarannya dalam kata-kata Vincent Chong itu... maklumlah dalam keadaan cuaca yang panas dan lembap sekarang...mudah sahaja rambut kita berkuap  lalu mudah berpeluh waima kulit kepala berminyak.

Keadaan sedemikian menyebabkan rasa tidak selesa malah berkemungkinan untuk rambut berbau busuk juga adalah amat tinggi, dan pastinya ia akan mengugat tahap keyakinan diri.

Jadi apa istemewanya syam terbaharu ini?

Jawapannya terkandung dalam  teknologi 'Fragrance Release Pearls' yang terdapat dalam pek 'Sunsilk Hijab Recharge' di mana setiap kali anda menyentuh rambut yang berada di dalam tudung ia akan menghasilkan  kesegaran dan keharuman berpanjangan sehingga 48 jam* – produk pertama di pasaran yang memiliki keupayaan praktikal namun luar biasa.  

Sebaik sahaja rambut anda dibasuh dengan Sunsilk Hijab Recharge, kapsul haruman akan tersimpan dan terus kekal dalam rambut.  Kapsul ini kemudiannya akan pecah apabila terkena sentuhan yang lembut lantas membebaskan aroma wangian yang harum. 

Tambahan pula, aroma wangian yang harum ini akan bertambah kuat seiring dengan pertambahan geseran antara tudung dengan rambut anda.  Dalam erti kata lain, lebih banyak anda menggerakkan kepala, rambut anda akan lebih berbau wangi!

Ha.. u alls itu dia rahsianya bagaimana menggunakan syampu ini mampu mengekalkan haruman dan kesegaran pada rambut.



Dihasilkan melalui usahasama pakar penjagaan rambut secara semula jadi Jamal Hammadi, 'Sunsilk Hijab Recharge' yang baharu ini diformulasikan dengan menggunakan keajaiban bahan semula jadi yang asli untuk menangani cabaran utama masalah rambut yang dihadapi oleh hijabster.


Segar Berhijab atau Hijab Refresh, keajaiban dalam warna pastel hijau, yang diperkayakan dengan pati buah tin dan dikenali juga sebagai buah-buahan syurga di kalangan orang Islam.  Kaya dengan antioksidan, ia membantu membersihkan kulit kepala dari peluh, kesan berminyak, sel kulit mati serta rambut berminyak bagi mengekalkan kesegaran yang berpanjangan. 
Anti Rambut Gugur atau Lively Strong Hairfall** Solution, yang diperolehi dalam botol pastel oren yang ceria, diformulasikan dengan ekstrak akar ginseng. Terkenal dengan kemampuannya untuk mengekalkan nutrien, memperkuatkan rambut serta mengurangkan keguguran rambut.
Anti Kelemumur atau Anti Dandruff, kehebatan yang terdapat dalam botol warna biru, telah direka untuk menangani permasalahan kelemumur melalui pengunaan pati buah-buahan sitrus untuk menghasilkan rambut lembut bermaya, serta agen anti-kelemumur ZPT yang akan membasmi sel kulit mati dan menghalangnya dari berlaku semula***.

** Akibat rambut putus, berdasarkan ujian makmal dengan penggunaan sistem berbanding syampu tanpa perapi.

*** Tiada kelemumur kelihatan dengan pengunaan kerap 

“Pengguna masa kini lebih prihatin, dan lebih cenderung untuk menggunakan produk penjagaan rambut yang dibuat menggunakan bahan semula jadi yang asli serta mampu memberikan lebih banyak manfaat. Kerana itu, kami memilih untuk mengggunakan kelebihan bahan semula jadi yang asli untuk menangani keperluan penjagaan rambut hijabster masa kini dan dipertingkatkan lagi melalui gabungan teknologi penjagaan rambut yang terkini dan canggih.  Pengguna sentiasa menjadi keutamaan jenama, dan kami bersungguh-sungguh dalam usaha untuk membantu gadis-gadis di luar sana memiliki rambut yang lembut menawan melalui kaedah yang mudah dan menyeronokkan,” ujar Phoenix Ho, Pengurus Pemasaran, Unilever (Malaysia) Holdings Sdn. Bhd. 


Selain dari memupuk keyakinan diri hijabster melalui rambut yang sihat dan segar bermaya, Sunsilk mempertingkatkan lagi penglibatan mereka dengan menghiasi gadis-gadis di luar sana dengan hijab bergaya yang direka unik dan anggun serta boleh dipadankan dengan pakaian mereka mengikut trend terkini. 

Menjalin usahasama yang rapat secara dengan jenama peneraju hijab AIDIJUMA, yang turut berkongsi visi yang sama iaitu untuk memberi kekuatan kepada para gadis untuk tampil lebih berkeyakinan, Sunsilk, bersama dengan jenama hijab yang menjadi bualan isi rumah berkenaan  turut melancarkan tujuh jenis skarf dengan corak eksklusif bersempena dengan pelancaran 'Sunsilk Hijab Recharge'.



Menampilkan corak yand segar ceria dengan motif yang diminati oleh ramai gadis masa kini, gadis Sunsilk boleh mengumpul kesemua tujuh corak yang ada untuk memberikan lebih warna, lebih berkarekter dan lebih gaya terhadap pakaian seharian mereka. 

Empat corak kini telah berada di pasaran, di mana gadis Sunsilk boleh mendapatinya secara PERCUMA dengan setiap pembelian dua botol 'Sunsilk Hijab Recharge'.  

Untuk membawakan debaran yang lebih hebat bagi memiliki keseluruhan koleksi, AIDIJUMA dan Sunsilk akan melancarkan baki tiga corak dalam masa beberapa bulan yang akan datang.

Untuk mendapatkan maklumat lanjut mengenai Sunsilk Hijab Recharge, layari laman web http://www.sunsilk.com.my atau kekal berhubungan dengan Sunsilk melalui Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/SunsilkMalaysia/) atau Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/sunsilkmy/) 


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HUAWEI P10, P10+ GIVES BETTER PHOTO QUALITY

As a sign of unwavering commitment, Huawei Consumer Business Group has brought the P10 and P10 Plus to Malaysia, giving local consumers the opportunity to be one of the first to experience its latest flagship since its launch in Barcelona just three weeks ago!

The new innovative and stylish HUAWEI P10 and P10 Plus, co-engineered with Leica, brings professional studio-like effects to enhance portrait photography. Through a special partnership with Pantone Color InstituteTM, the world’s pre-eminent thought leader on colour, the devices are introduced in the latest on-trend colours, specially optimised for their unique Hyper Diamond-Cut finish. Complemented by cutting edge technological innovations inside, including Huawei SuperCharge, HUAWEI P10 and P10+ are the most advanced photography smartphones available.




For the first time in a smartphone, Huawei features a Leica front camera in the P10 and P10 Plus, to complement their Leica Dual rear camera, giving users a complete photography experience to create professional grade images with a Leica signature style finish. The new front camera allows anyone to capture perfect portrait photography in Leica image style whilst the rear camera captures facial features with incredible detail, bringing your photos vividly to life.

Being the latest members in the family of the Huawei P Series, the P10 and P10 Plus has undergone hours of careful craftsmanship, which results in an exquisite, high-quality design, which features an ultra slim body and a minimalistic form with rounded curves. Paired together with its high-performance functions, including Huawei SuperCharge and Machine Learning Algorithm, the Huawei P10 and P10 Plus are the most advanced photography smartphones available.

With customer centricity as its core philosophy, Huawei has also introduced the P10 Lite to those who desire for luxury at an affordable price point. The P10 Lite is perfect for fashionistas and youngsters who constantly look to stay ahead, while living a fast-paced lifestyle. Equipped with a double-sided 2.5D glass, a magnesium aluminum alloy frame, it stands out among its rivals with its gorgeous aesthetics. Paired together with Huawei’s very own EMUI 5.1, the P10 Lite truly brings its users a smartphone with a luxury status at an unbeatable price.

“We are ecstatic that once again Malaysia will be one of the first countries to experience the latest technological advancements that Huawei has to offer. The P10, P10 Plus and P10 Lite represents Huawei’s commitment in providing its consumers high levels of innovation, giving Malaysians an edge to stay ahead,” said Matthew Ng, Deputy Country Director of Huawei Consumer Business Group (Malaysia). 

“We strongly believe the P10 series will further strengthen and grow Huawei’s presence in Malaysia, giving our users the best Huawei has to offer at a reasonable price point,” he added.

Since the launch of the P9 series, Huawei has set its eyes on Malaysia to be one of its most important markets in the Southern Pacific region. Huawei has consistently showed promising growth numbers in Malaysia since first introducing its own branded smartphone into the local market nine years ago. Currently leading the premium smartphone market share in Malaysia of over 50%, and a brand awareness of more than 86%, Huawei seeks to further strengthen its already prominent position in Malaysia, in line with reaching its global target of being the most favoured smartphone brand in the world.

Malaysians will not have to wait long, as Huawei will begin its pre-order for the P10, P10 Plus and P10 Lite starting 23rd March on the Huawei Experience Store, Lazada and Vmall.

The entire range will be available for purchase across all platforms on the 31st March onwards at a price of RM2,499 for Huawei P10, RM3,099 for Huawei P10+ and Huawei P10 Lite retails at RM1,299.


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INFINIX MOBILE NOW IN MALAYSIA

Infinix Mobile, a global smartphone player marks its official entry into Malaysia with the launch of its three latest smartphones – the Infinix Zero 4, Infinix Zero 4 Plus and Infinix HOT 4 Pro.

“Southeast Asia has an extremely vibrant and exciting mobile phone market that has infinite possibilities and numerous growth opportunities. Infinix is confident that our latest mobile devices will impress Malaysians looking at quality, stylish designed phones with cutting-edge specifications that cater to their varied digital technology lifestyle wants and needs,” said Marco Beh, Country Manager (Malaysia), Infinix Mobility at the launch recently.



Infinix Zero 4 and Infinix Zero 4 Plus: Designed for photography enthusiasts

The Infinix Zero 4 and Zero 4 Plus combine powerful hardware and innovative software yielding “THE PRO” experience. With the impressive Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) feature from the sharp f/2.0 lens and 6-piece of complex camera lens, it helps to prevent hand shake and low light blurring that often ruin the perfect shot.

The Infinix Zero 4 Plus comes with a rear camera capacity of 20.7 MP while the Infinix Zero 4 has a 16MP of rear-camera that gives users the power to shoot amazingly beautiful and high-resolution photos.

The Zero 4 is equipped with a 3200mAh battery while Zero 4 Plus comes with a 4000mAh battery capacity.

The Infinix Zero 4 has a 5.5-inch touchscreen made with in-plane switching (IPS) LCD panels while the Zero 4 Plus features a slightly bigger 5.98-inch screen. The display is in full HD and supports up to 16 million colors, the screen has a display resolution of 1920 by 1080 pixels, 440 pixels per-square inch and is scratch- and pressure-proof thanks to the curved 2.5D tempered third-generation Corning Gorilla Glass.

In summary, Infinix Zero 4 is the perfect device for on-the-go photography and video capture while Infinix Zero 4 Plus give users the power to shoot amazingly detailed photos with speed and accuracy.

Infinix HOT 4 Pro: A bold experiment

Powered by Android M, XOS and an advanced smart voice technology, HOT 4 Pro features a 5.5” HD display and dual high-quality stereo speaker with an impressive up to 48-hour battery life. 

Users will also get to experience the convenience of secure ID access with the phone’s smart fingerprint feature. The key eliminates complicated passwords and provides secure unlocking, wakes dormant apps and enable privacy control in various other applications.

The star feature – 3D Stereo Surrounding uses Dirac Stereo Widening™ allows users to immerse themselves in an exceptional multi-media experience with its dual high-quality stereo speakers.

It also accompanies every memorable moment as its 13MP camera with five internal lens elements and multiple shooting modes will capture finest detail of the photos. The 5MP front-facing camera has been well-paired with a soft light flash to replenish brightness and accurate colour during dim lighting conditions.

Infinix HOT 4 Pro is designed to function for up to two days without any battery charge, providing a feeling of security for consumers’ business and leisure travels.



Pricing at RM999, the Infinix Zero 4 is available in Lilac Grey. The Infinix Zero 4 Plus is available in the same colour with pricing to be announced in early April. 

The Infinix HOT 4 Pro comes in Lilac Grey, Champagne Gold and Galaxy Blue, retails at RM599. 

Infinix Mobile is also committed to provide satisfactory aftersales service by providing a one year warranty for Infinix Zero 4, Infinix Zero 4 Plus and Infinix HOT 4 Pro customers upon purchase date. 

The Infinix Zero 4 and Infinix Zero 4 Plus customers will get to enjoy a six-month screen warranty that’s redeemable once and a 1-on-1 phone replacement for any customers that face any hardware malfunction within 15 days from date of purchase. 

For further information, please visit www.infinixmobility.com/support or www.facebook.com/InfinixMobileMalaysia for more details. 

Infinix branded Zero 4, Zero 4 Plus and HOT 4 Pro will be available starting from Lazada Malaysia and authorized dealers. Please visit www.infinixmobility.com for more information.


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ENJOY GREAT DISCOUNTS, REDEEM GIFT AT GUARDIAN 

Who wouldn't love the color of PINK! 

Even little girls love pink as the color is sweet, soft and awesome. So, one can conclude that Pink is actually a colour meant for Ladies, women, girls or whatever you may call it for females.

Thus, when Guardian Malaysia chose their event called  "The Confidence in Pink" in conjunction with celebrating International Women’s Day recently... the move was perfect.

Guardian Malaysia will be holding a national roadshow to commemorate the incredible achievements made by women today and throughout history. 



'The Confidence in Pink Roadshow' will hold exciting activities across states to raise awareness of the global International Women’s Day, as well as a special sale reward women with special offers and tokens of appreciation.

“International Women’s Day is an important global event that not only calls for an inclusive gender equal world but also shines a spotlight on the amazing contributions and achievements by women to society and culture,” said David Wong, Marketing Manager of Guardian Health and Beauty Sdn Bhd. 

“With our Confidence in Pink national roadshow, we want to inculcate a sense of assertiveness and self-assurance, which is why we are also holding a Confidence Booster Sale of up to 50% for women products so that Malaysian women can get their glam on.”

Each 'Confidence in Pink' roadshow throughout the state will see 7 Pink Ambassadors, who can be easily identified by their Confidence in Pink tag on their white shirts. 

Customers who approach our ambassadors will be given a redemption card and free Pink Wristband.  By bringing the redemption card to the particular Guardian Malaysian store where they originally received the card, customers will be able to redeem their mystery gifts. 


Featuring motivational words such as “BE HAPPY”, “DREAM BIG”, and “ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE”, the free Pink Wristbands serve as a tangible motivational reminder for wearers to believe in their capabilities to effect change in their lives. 

The colour pink was chosen for the wristbands to represent compassion, nurturing and unconditional love, reflecting the strong feminine traits of Malaysian women. 

The Pink Wristbands will also have an added benefit for all Guardian Malaysia customers. 



Pink Wristband wearers will enjoy an additional 10% off on Cosmetics and Female Facial Cleansers at Guardian Malaysia outlets from now until 30 March 2017.

For every purchase of RM30 and above in a single receipt, customers will also get a free additional 10% off pass. Even more savings can be earned by customers from 31 March – 30 April 2017 as there will be an additional 10% of all cosmetics, female face care, sun care, and lip care product range. 

International Women’s Day is an annual global day held on March 8 that recognizes the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. It is aimed towards forging a better working world and challenging conscious and unconscious bias. 

This year’s theme for International Women’s Day is #BeBoldForChange, a clarion call for all women and girls to not be afraid to achieve their ambitions. 


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GT DOLLAR LAUNCH IN MALAYSIA

19 January 2017:

If a question were asked What is GT Dollar? 

Yours truly am sure you might not know to answer fully well the question raised. In fact, Kak Fas too was not really aware about GT Dollar and its function or objective.

Being curious to know, Kak Fas made an attempt to attend an invitation to the grand launch of GT Dollar in conjucntion with The Malaysia FinTech Ecosystem Conference held at Sime Darby Convention Centre, Bukit Kiara, Kuala Lumpur, recently.

Y.B. Datuk Mas Ermieyati Binti Samsudin (below), Deputy Minister of Tourism and Culture debuted the launch of the e-commerce giant, GT Dollar Malaysia.


The event was witnessed by distinguished government officials as well as 3,000 prominent IT and e-commerce industry leaders who support the development of a dynamic FinTech ecosystem, paving way for SMART innovations like GT Dollar, making Malaysia a force to reckon with in the FinTech sector.

This collaboration between the Malaysian government and GT Dollar helps to alleviate the lives of people through the launch GT Dollar mobile application, which is a “one-stop mobile e-commerce platform” that seeks to build a cohesive community for consumers and merchants from a myriad of industries to interact within its marketplace.

To complement this collaborative effort, GT Robot an innovative high-technological form under the GT Group, specializes its advancement in humanoid robotic solutions. In recognition of it’s advancement, the Malaysian government is planning to allocate a zone located along the Malacca-Negeri Sembilan border for GT Robot’s own manufacturing and assembly plant, which is worth approximate to RM 300 million in investment. 

This plant estimated to generate income for the company of approximate USD 20 Billon (which is equal to 10 Million pieces of Mobile Robot) and create more than 10,000 working opportunities for locals in the next 5 years. The GT Robot plant will be the first in Asia with eco-friendly manufacturing with the high technology equipment after China.

The occasion which was held last 16 January 2017 marks the launch of a groundbreaking event that will go down in history. Unveiling an all new improvised major update of GT Dollar application, the world’s first social mobile e-commerce software. 

This new concept was first found in year 2014 by the GT Group President and CEO Dr. Paul Zhang Baolu (below, right) who is equipped with over 30 years of industry experience in high-technology management, economic and tourism development worldwide. The company is valued at more than $4.7 billion. The conference is aimed to drive development of regional interne use, where users and businesses connect seamlessly without barriers. This benefits the consumers greatly as businesses become more affordable thus stimulating economic growth, national tax revenue and employment growth.


As a major update, there will be new enhanced key features to help alleviate the overall user experience. Through the adoption of SMART technologies which comprises of AR technology to for implement “the seek honey feature”, “catch a bee to earn GT Cash features” which can be used for purchases within the interactive marketplace as well as being an effective Bee Commerce tool to help users manage their finances effectively by enjoying exclusive long term savings, emerging as Malaysia’s trendsetter in the world of e-commerce.

This application aims to embrace technology, thus contributing towards the economic growth of the country. A comprehensive platform for both consumers and merchants, encouraging cash free transactions around the world. 

With zero registrations, subscription and advertising fees, merchants need to purchase GT Dollar (Virtual Currency) and distribute it to their users anytime, anywhere. This will in turn form into e-promotion or e-advertising with minimal charges. The Online Payment Gateway will be used to accept payment online – E-wallet / Visa (Credit, Debit, Prepaid) / MasterCard (Credit. Debit, Prepaid) / CUP Card (Credit, Debit, Prepaid) / Direct Debit Account to perform transaction charges.  

GT Dollar primary focus is about a creating a world of convenience centered around virtual credits account to allow users to make payment via an e-wallet system which enables extensive search for products or services via a marketplace.


GT Dollar allows SMEs to function virtually. It connects them with new and existing consumers and maintains a loyalty programme through the distribution of virtual credits (GTD). Communication between merchants and consumers is facilitated via seamless GPS- location and user-friendly booking platforms.

The application serves as a composite of one’s daily lifestyle and a city guide to complement and simplify the increasingly hectic lifestyle by providing users with an unprecedented access to a large database of over 80,000 merchants worldwide hitherto not on Internet or mobile, but who offer a great range of products. Merchants and users can enjoy other services beside online shopping such as fund transfer, utilities bills payment, prepaid air time top-up, Social Network Chat (for up to 20 people in each group) and etc.

As per statistic, there are more than 18 million active digital users in Malaysia and up to 2015, a total 77.3% of Malaysian households have access to broadband services.

The application is active all through the day, allowing users to shop at their own convivence at the ease of their Smartphone. “We saw the opportunity to take advantage of the digital boom and developed an innovative solution that benefits both businesses and consumers” said Mr Patrick Chew, Country CEO of GT Dollar Malaysia. 

YB Datuk Seri Panglima Madius Tangau, Minister of MOSTI mentioned, “in 2015, there were 3.4 billion Internet users globally with an expectation that it would increase to 9 billion over the next 10 years. Indeed, the government recognizes the importance of digital technology in propelling the economic growth. We are pleased to see a local company embarking on an innovative effort that is in line with the government’s aspiration to surge in the development of technology. We applaud GT Dollar for being a game changer in the e-commerce sector. And I am sure that users will benefit at large from utilizing the platform and its features”.

GT Dollar aims to shape the future of mobile travel and drive tourism growth with potential collaborations with Tourism Association to increase the tourism landscape in Malaysia. Paul Zhang being the Chairman of the China Tian Ma Travel Group, the third largest travel services and recreation provider in China hopes to woo China tourists to Malaysia with GT Dollar, which will serve as an essential city guide for tourists.

GT Robot is planning to start up its manufacturing and assembly plant in Malaysia located along the Malacca-Negeri Sembilan border which is worth approximate to RM 300 million in investment. This plant estimated to generate income for the company of approximate USD20 Billion (which equal to 10 Million pcs Mobile Robot) and create more than 10,000 working opportunity for the local in next 5 years. The GT Robot plant will be the first in Asia with eco-friendly manufacturing with the high technology equipment after China.

GT Dollar Malaysia hopes to expand its e-commerce business globally and be the gateway for Asia. At this launch, GT Robot, the innovative high-technological wing of GT Group that specializes its advancement in humanoid robotic solutions will be unveiling two of its robots called the GT Wonder Boy, a SMART social bot companion and GT Gobot, a multifunctional service bot that is targeted to improve the overall quality of people’s life, transcending into a new era of intelligence. 


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SHOP FOR PROSPERITY AT LAZADA 'ORIENTAL PAVILION'

Launched in March 2012, Lazada has up to date served about 560 million consumers in six countries through their one retail channel.

As the pioneer in  e-commerce marketplace in the region, providing customers with an effortless shopping experience with multiple payment methods including cash-on-delivery, extensive customer care and free returns, Lazada  has indeed made a name globally.

And in conjunction with Chinese New Year, Lazada Malaysia recently unveiled Oriental Pavilion, a dedicated page within Lazada.com.my for Malaysian consumers to shop for reputable Chinese brands.

The Oriental Pavilion is part of Lazada’s initiative to introduce Chinese brands from TMall, China’s most successful online retail platform operated by Alibaba Group. To date, 16 brands including Semir, QCY, Bluedio and Puppyoo have signed up exclusively with Lazada Malaysia.
 


Hans-Peter Ressel, CEO of Lazada Malaysia said, “The synergy between Alibaba & Lazada created greater opportunities for reputable Chinese brands to expand into the SEA market, particularly Malaysia. 

"The launch of Oriental Pavilion is opportune as consumers now have unparalleled access to high-quality products from sought-after Chinese brands at affordable prices. This brings exciting prospects for Lazada Malaysia as we continue to enhance customer experience, and bring the best of online shopping through unbeatable assortment, great value and convenience as we kick-start 2017,” added Hans.

The launch of Oriental Pavilion coincides with Lazada’s Chinese New Year campaign themed “Deals Louder Than Rooster” happening from 17th to 19th January 2017

Alongside Oriental Pavilion, consumers can shop for prosperity deals from brands including JBL, Tesco, Lifebuoy as well as L'oreal Paris, Focus Point, Samsung, Tefal, Senheng, Philips and Bosch, enjoying discounts up to 88% off.

During the campaign, Lazada Malaysia will also feature promotions from various brand partners – customers will stand a chance to win JBL & Harman Kardon products worth RM 15,000, as well as vouchers from Tesco by spinning the Ong Mali Wheel on Lazada.com.my

For more information on these great deals, log on to http://www.lazada.com.my/cny-red-hot-sale/ For more information on the brands, check out :
Semir - http://www.lazada.com.my/semir-official-store/
QCY - http://www.lazada.com.my/qcy-flagship-store/
Puppyoo - http://www.lazada.com.my/puppyoo-official-store/

Bluedio - http://www.lazada.com.my/bluedio-flagship-store/
Gong Xi Fa Cai!


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#HAPPYBEAUTIFULYEAR WITH WATSONS!

Watsons Malaysia kick started the New Year with a bang when it launched its Chinese New Year campaign. The #happybeautifulyear campaign launch was spearheaded by the Chinese New Year music video featuring the original song ‘Happy Beautiful Year’ with cameo appearances by more than 20 local and international celebrities.

“Watsons is proud to present this highly anticipated music video after the success from the previous year. And we are confident with the quality of the music video production and song arrangement; it will continue to be the favourite amongst Malaysians celebrating Chinese New Year. My sincere thanks to our business partners and Watsons VIP members for continuing to believe in Watsons,” said Caryn Loh, Country General Manager and Head of Watsons Malaysia.

Caryn added, “Chinese New Year is one of our most important campaigns to continuously engage with our customers. Aside from the innovation of products available at our stores during the festive season, this year we are sending across the message of the most beautiful you.”


The highlight of the campaign which was the song and music video was performed live at the launch by Malaysia’s favourite singing duo, Fuying and Sam. And both were accompanied by the leading cast of the music video and fellow celebrity friends including Amber Chia, Alvin Sinclair, Arja Lee, Arfan Aris, Chui Leng, Leng Sisters (DJ Leng Yein and MC Leng Sean), John Tan, Kit Mah, Leng Sean, Nadine Ann Thomas, Nigel Chin, Reem Shahwa, Rubini Sambanthan, Santhawan Boonratana and Wafa de Korte.

And to further amplify the music video and campaign, Happy Polla from Thailand was also given a cameo role in the music video. Happy Polla who has more than 1.5 million followers on social media has a big fan base in Malaysia and ideally a perfect fit to be part of this music video.

“This music video showcases familiar Malaysians scenes and multi-cultural facets of Malaysia. This music video has winning elements of fun, laughter, over the top and humour and is poised to be loved by Malaysians. Also the music video and the original song convey the message of having the beautiful you for this New Year inside and out,” said Danny Hoh, Head of Marketing, Watsons Malaysia in his campaign keynote address to guests, members of the media and bloggers community.


The music video production was shot in November 2016 at various locations in Klang Valley. Watsons is dedicated to produce yet another highly successful music video to showcase the true essence of celebrating Chinese New Year including singing and dancing with lovable music. The music video released on Watsons Malaysia YouTube and Facebook channels respectively has to date surpassed the half million views within 48 hours!

There are also two digital extension versions to further promote the hair care and cosmetic offers in the stores nationwide. The first digital extension version featuring hair care offers made available on Watsons Malaysia YouTube and Facebook channels has thus far received more than half million views in a few days!

“We hope during this New Year, our VIP members will find shopping experience at our stores a unique one. We hope the rewards will benefit them and at the same time sharing this to their family and loved ones,” Danny added in his speech.

At the campaign launch, the main cast and celebrities were joined by Caryn and Danny for the traditional ‘Lou Sang’ ceremony in the midst of key business partners, members of the media and bloggers community.

To further engage Watsons VIP members, Watsons #happybeautifulyear campaign also brings a wholesome celebration by offering RM1,888,888 worth of prizes for the Dip and Win where VIP members spend more than RM80 in a single receipt stand a chance to dip in the happiness box and grab a prize.


Other promotions in conjunction with #happybeautifulyear campaign includes:

 Nationwide savings up to 50%
 FREE CNY Packet with purchase of RM60 and above
 FREE Collectible Mug with purchase of RM150 and above
 FREE Collectible Bowl and Chopstick Set with purchase of RM250 and above
 Exclusive hair offers with RM18 OFF for any purchase above RM118 with any participating hair care brand
 Exclusive cosmetic offers with buy 2 lipsticks with 10% OFF and receive FREE jewellery box with purchase of RM100 and above of cosmetic products.

For more information on Watsons Chinese New Year campaign and promotion, visit www.watsons.com.my/cny2017


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TRAVEL  AFFORDABLE WITH TOURISTGUIDE.COM.MY

Concern on budget will no longer ruin traveler’s dream upon the launch of TouristGuide.com.my  in Kuala Lumpur recently.

Before Kak Fas go on further, readers might want to know first what is actually TouristGuide.com.my right?

Well here's the answer...

Touristguide.com.my is an online travel site which was developed in 2011 with implementations of new ideas, goals and missions towards Tourism Industry. Infinity Vacation Sdn Bhd has become the corporate name of Tourist Guide since we have served the Tourism Industry for 6 years. 

Keeping the missions to ‘Build The World’s Largest Travel Network’, traveler’s will no longer concern on budget where TouristGuide.com.my becomes a platform to find the best and affordable hotels, big discounted travel deals and great convenience to all travelers as a one-stop supplier with zero investment on member’s registration. 

As it’ll helps travelers, to earn unlimited points which can be converted to hotel booking, flight booking, travel packages and other services. This is actually the first of this kind in the world. Whether you’re travelling with friends and family, looking to make new friends, or just want to get away by yourself, there’s a vacation here for you. TouristGuide.com.my will make your travelling cheaper, affordable and even free! 


Now, after reading it... do you feel like booking your holiday trip soon through this travel site?

Its grand launch was attended by  top most tourism key players as well as singer Akim Ahmad whereby each individual personnel invited played an important role to acquire the attention of community and other officials such as Tourism Board, Councils and Associations about the economic and social benefits of launching TouristGuide.com.my. 

This event is believe to become a support for TouristGuide.com.my as there is potential for future engagements with major tourism key players and the top most travel agents in Malaysia. 


With the launch, TouristGuide.com.my, hope to capture awareness from  the tourism industry players  on the implementations of new ideas and the initiatives taken, to travel for less and even for FREE. 

The event assures the success of the mission, to build the World’s Largest Travel Network as it is not a MLM network but it is a FREE to join network. 

And upon the launching of the global website, TouristGuide.com.my will be able to achieve the target database of 100,000 travelers from Malaysia before it expands to other countries as they have 100,000 Facebook fans and more than 3,000 registered members as to date. 

Touristguide.com.my is reachable from 24th November 2016 after the official launching of the website. TouristGuide.com.my by Datuk Seri Mirza Mohammad Taiyab (Director General of Tourism Malaysia).

To find out more about the event, kindly reach Ms. Mellysia Del Rosario (Business Development Executive) at +603 8734 2804 or +6017 548 6223. Email: mellysia@touristguide.com.my or directly contact Mr. Devan Kumar, Director of Marketing at +60 16-684 2223  or write to him and send the email to dev@touristguide.com.my


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POH KONG USHER IN ROOSTER YEAR WITH 2017 AUSPICIOUS COLLECTIONS

Poh Kong commemorates the Year of the Rooster (2017)  with the release of its latest Auspicious Collection featuring glittering masterpieces with three awesome series: Golden Delights Series; Prosperity Pixiu Series and the Prosperity Pixiu Series.

Kak Fas was amongst few bloggers who had the opportunity to witness the unveiling of all those three series under the 2017 Auspicious Collection recently.

WITH 'Rooster' and blogger, Ella.
The Art of Auspicious is one of Poh Kong in-house gold jewellery brand which showcase a series of well-crafted masterpieces designed with Fengshui elements. The Collection uses premium quality gold and A-grade jadeite incorporate with meaningful designs, definitely adding a symbolic touch to your individual style. Each year the collection will be refreshed with new additions.

And next year, in conjunction with Year of the Rooster, which ranks  the tenth among the Chinese zodiac animals, it  represents fidelity and punctuality, for it wakes people up on time. People born in the year of the Rooster are beautiful, kind-hearted, hard-working, courageous, independent, humorous and honest. 

They like to keep home neat and organized. On the other side, they might be arrogant, self-aggrandizing, persuasive to others and wild as well as admire things or persons blindly.

With that in mind, the creation of 2017 Auspicious Collections sees Poh Kong's product 
delicately designed with intricate details featuring key elements synonymous to the year of the Rooster in various meaningful, fashionable and innovative designs. 



The series of pieces featured will definitely add a touch of stylish elegance to its wearers as they usher in 2017.

“The Rooster is considered the most honourable and upstanding amongst the twelve Chinese zodiac signs. Besides that, Roosters are known to be energetic and at the same time, symbolises new hopes. 


"Our 2017’s Auspicious Collection does just that by capturing the essential elements of the Rooster as well as incorporating Feng Shui elements that are relevant to welcoming the Lunar year in spring 2017,” said Elizabeth Choon, Marketing Manager of Poh Kong.

With a collection that will enthral its wearers, there is no better time to treat yourself or captivate your loved ones with the 2017 Auspicious Collection by Poh Kong.

So let's closely view each series in detail:

Golden Delights Series

Under this series, there is the ever-so- trendy charm bangle, which can be beautifully decorated with a selection of dainty charms of your choice. Every charm carries its own special meaning, such as the Ruyi charm, the abacus for wealth, the lucky jade charm, as well as the keys to prosperity, love, and peace, amongst others. The charm collection for 2017 also comes with intricately-crafted spacers in the shape of a pineapple, money pouch, tangerine, and other designs, to complement the charms and display their uniqueness. 

Functionality is also key as these charms can be strung together on a bracelet or worn individually as pendants.

Alongside the charms in this series, specially designed rings for men are also one of the show stealers of this collection.

The “Wealth Accumulation” ring is sculpted in the shape of an ingot where its inner walls are fortified with a tile motif that seals in wealth, while the outer wall features distinctive lines that define clear paths to success.

One of the most glorious masterpiece in the collection is a remarkable bracelet in the Golden Delights series which combines six “Happiness” with the five legendary auspicious creatures – the Azure Dragon, White Tiger, Qilin, Vermilion Bird and Black Tortoise. This significant creation symbolises the ability to draw wealth from all directions while ensuring peace and happiness.



The Goddess of Mercy has always been known as one who grants protection and peace of mind. In this pendant from the Golden Delights series, the Goddess of Mercy can be seen settling peacefully on a lotus while the reflection of the background creates a mesmerising effect. The Goddess of Mercy, complemented by the Heart Sutra which is meticulously crafted on the back of the pendant, showcases Poh Kong’s attention to details and amazing craftsmanship.

Prosperity Pixiu Series

The Pixiu has long been regarded as an auspicious mythical creature that ferociously draws wealth from all directions and safeguards it vigilantly. What better way to embody this powerful protector than to feature it in Poh Kong’s Prosperity Pixiu series? This series of abundance features pendants, ring, and bangles that showcases this magnificent creature while attracting and guarding your wealth.

Abacus of Prosperity Series

Poh Kong’s Abacus of Prosperity series brings more abundance through its unparalleled craftsmanship. Every miniature abacus bead is carefully crafted and is able to move freely along the rod. The featured abacus pendant provides the users with a selection of either the beads in gold or jade, as well as an option for the wearer to don it horizontally or vertically. 

The abacus is also flanked by two auspicious Pixiu, to symbolise the ushering in of wealth.
AIn line with the Year of the Rooster, Poh Kong has exclusively crafted a charming series which features the golden rooster, in order to welcome abiding luck and prosperity to its wearers. 

The series’ designs include the auspicious animal donning female and male traditional wear, one in the shape of a heart, another nesting in a prosperity egg, and last but not least, a rooster specially crafted to represent academic success. These adorable pendants are not only catered to children but also to the adults who share a special bond with the Rooster.uspicious Rooster Series

Poh Kong’s 2017 Auspicious Collection will be available at all Poh Kong outlets from mid-December 2016 onwards.

For more info, please visit:
Poh Kong Official Website: www.pohkong.com.my
Facebook: pohkongjewellers
Instagram: pohkongmy

Though Kak Fas am not celebrating Chinese New Year but there's no harm appreciating the beauty of the creation right so here's a few shots to behold.

Happy Chinese New Year 2017 all.... Here's a Basic Astrology Elements that I pick from the internet:

Earthly Branch of Birth Year: You
The Five Elements: Metal (Jin)
Yin Yang: Yin ([Chinese philosophy] negative/passive/female principle in nature)
Lucky Numbers: 5, 7, 8; Avoid: 1, 3, 9
Lucky Flowers: gladiola, impatiens, cockscomb
Lucky Colors: golden, brown, brownish yellow, yellow; Avoid white, green.




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The first-ever Pavilion Fairy Tale Castle twinkling under the night sky.

CELEBRATE 'CHRISTMAS EVER AFTER' AT PAVI, WIN PRIZES

Yes.. December is approaching and off course Christmas is around the corner. 

Kak Fas may not celebrate XMas as per say but being in a multi racial country with diversified cultures and religion, sharing the joy of the festive season with friends is such an enjoyment.

But most of all the XMas decorations is the catch of the eye. The sight of the beautifully decorated Christmas decor at shopping malls and in some places,  its street decor is really awesome.

Christmas always reminds Kak Fas of the beautiful decorations lining along Oxford Street in London. It's a memory that Kak Fas cherish till date as everytime Christmas comes, Kak Fas love strolling along that busy shopping area in London, Well, that was during our 5 years stay there. But December do bring back memories of those yester years.

Anyway, back to reality.... hihi...

Ms Kaevy Lim (Manager, Events & Promotions, Pavilion KL), Ms Jeannie Ng (Manager, Advertising & Branding), Ms Kung Suan Ai, Ms Joe Ann Teh (Manager, Public Relations and Social Media, Pavilion KL), Mr Yun Wen, Mr Lee Chee Hoe (Senior Manager, Visual Merchandising, Pavilion KL) and members of the Pavilion KL team posing with Santa Claus in front of the Pavilion Fairy Tale Castle

The Christmas decorations in Kuala Lumpur especially at shopping malls are not less fascinating. And the latest, if you pass by Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia's premier shopping destination, you definitely wont miss the sight of its joyous Christmas celebration decor themed "Chistmas Ever After'.

Inspired by the grandeur of fairy tale fantasies, 'Christmas Ever After' will turn everyone's head into a magical kingdom of dazzling brilliance.

If you dont believe Kak Fas, then head on to Pavilion or in short 'Pavi"  from now until the 1st of January 2017, showcasing the very first Pavilion Fairy Tale Castle and the world’s first Swarovski Crystallised Merry-Go-Round in the Centre Court of the mall, alongside the Spritzer Sparkling Tree at the Pavilion Crystal Fountain, the tallest outdoor Christmas Tree in Bukit Bintang. 

It was a night where fairy tales come alive during its launch recently, as Media and guests were greeted by fun-loving fairy tale characters like Snow White, Robin Hood and Prince Charming. 

From the Main Entrance, make a beeline for the Spanish Steps and behold the ‘Theatre of Magical Dreams’ – decorated with giant theatre-style red curtains, where you will get the best vantage point of the 'Christmas Ever After' grand decorations at the Centre Court. 

Witness the first-ever Pavilion Fairy Tale Castle twinkling under the night sky and the world’s first Swarovski-Crystallised Merry Go Round, which remained gift-wrapped for its launch later in the week. 

As part of a joint partnership with Swarovski, Pavilion KL will also be donating part of the proceeds from the Merry Go Round ride to charity, as part of the mall’s ongoing Charity at Heart CSR initiatives.

Guests of the magical evening were addressed by Dato’ Joyce Yap (above), CEO of Retail, Pavilion Kuala Lumpur who said:

“Christmas is one of the most highly anticipated seasons for us because we strive to bring to life the magic that comes with the celebration. 'Christmas Ever After' will bring out the child in all of us and ignite the happiness and excitement this festive season. We invite everyone to put aside their worries and truly enjoy themselves here this holidays. A big thank you to American Express and Spritzer who are our partners this Christmas. On behalf of the management at Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, I wish our shoppers a joyous festive season and a blessed New Year.”

The celebration continued as Media and guests were escorted to the Main Entrance by a parade of Santa’s Magical Band, where they witnessed the lighting ceremony of the Spritzer Sparkling Tree by Dato’ Joyce Yap and Ms. Elaine Ho, Group Marketing Manager of Spritzer. 

Santa’s Magical Band wowing the crowd on the Spanish Steps

Standing at an impressive height of 70 feet, the Spritzer Sparkling Tree illuminated with LED lights and glittering Christmas ornaments. 

To end the fairy tale night, a spectacular Christmas flashmob performance thrilled the crowd with upbeat music that got everyone dancing with joy. 

The magical finale which ended the launch festivities 

For the benefit of all Pavilion Kuala Lumpur Facebook fans, the amazing night was also recorded LIVE on Facebook and shared with thousand others. Earlier in the week, the mall also called upon 100 fans to join the launch as their favourite fairy tale characters with a RM30 dining voucher as a token of appreciation.

Shoppers can bring home a part of Christmas this celebration. Redeem a Swarovski Crystal Pen with a minimum of RM1,000 charged to any American Express Card from now till 1 January 2017*. 

As part of the 1Malaysia Year End Sale, stand a chance to win a pair of Roger Vivier shoes weekly with RM1,000 spent in a single receipt at specialty stores.

For more information, visit Pavilion KL’s website at www.pavilion-kl.com, check real-time updates on Pavilion KL’s Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/PavilionKL, Twitter page at www.twitter.com/Pavilion_KL, Instagram account at www.instagram.com/PavilionKualaLumpur or contact Pavilion KL’s Concierge at 03 2118 8833.

Christmas Ever After Highlights:

Experience the joyful spirit be brought to life this Christmas Ever After with various magical activities, performances and promotions specially lined up for you throughout the mall.


Pavilion Fairytale Castle
Centre Court, Level 2
15 November – 1 January 2017

Theatre of Magical Dreams
Spanish Steps
15 November – 1 January 2017

Spritzer Sparkling Christmas Tree

Mr Lovell Ho (Director of Leasing, Pavilion KL), Ms Kung Suan Ai (Director of Marketing, Pavilion KL), Dato’ Joyce Yap, Ms Elaine Ho (Group Marketing Manager, Spritzer), Ms Julia Chan (Assistant General Manager, Human Resources, Pavilion KL), Ms Suzanne Chai (Director, Business, Bradavision), Mr Yun Wen Lai (General Manager, Marketing, Pavilion KL) and children dressed as their favourite fairy tale characters posing in front of the Spritzer Sparkling Tre

Pavilion Fountain, Main Entrance
15 November – 1 January 2017

Fantasy Train
Pavilion Fountain, Main Entrance
15 November – 1 January 2017 | RM10 per ride

AMEX Everlasting Moments
Centre Court, Level 2
15 November – 1 January 2017

World’s First Swarovski Crystallised Merry Go Round
Centre Court, Level 2
17 November – 1 January 2017 | RM10 per ride

Students from Limkokwing University of Creative Technology performing Christmas carols for the audience

Santa’s Magical Band
Centre Court, Level 2
19 & 26 November | 5pm
3, 10, 17 & 24 December | 5pm

Santa’s Bagpipe Performance
Centre Court, Level 2
20 & 27 November | 5pm
4, 11, 12, 18 & 25 December | 5pm

Magnificent Dance Show
Centre Court, Level 2
19 & 26 November | 7pm
3, 10, 17, 24 & 31 December | 7pm

Spectacular Holiday Performance
Centre Court, Level 2
20 & 27 November | 7pm
4, 11, 18 & 25 December | 7pm
1 January 2017 | 7pm

Santa Meet & Greet
Centre Court, Level 2
3, 4, 10, 11, 17 - 25 December | 3pm & 6pm

Snow White and Robin Hood add a magical touch to the launch festivities as the emcees of the night

American Express Selects:

Redeem a Swarovski Crystal Pen with minimum of RM1,000 charged to any American Express® Card from 15 November until 1 January 2017.*
* Register and redeem from the Self-Service Kiosk at Fashion Avenue Concierge, Level 3.
* Max of 2 combined receipts, excluding Parkson Pavilion.
* Max of 1 redemption per Cardmember daily. While stocks last.
* Valid for first 1,200 Cardmembers, on a first-come, first-served basis.
* Log on to www.pavilion-kl.com for details.

Shop with your American Express Card for more privileges at participating stores – Anya Hindmarch, Bobbi Brown, Diane Von Furstenberg, Ermenegildo Zegna, Jimmy Choo, Moschino, NARS, Swarovski and TAG Heuer.

1Malaysia Year End Sale – Steps in The City:

Stand a chance to win a pair of Roger Vivier shoes weekly with RM1,000 spent in a single receipt at specialty stores from 15 November until 1 January 2017.*
* Register from the Self-Service Kiosk at Fashion Avenue, Level 2 or Tokyo Street, Level 6.
* Not applicable to receipts from Parkson Pavilion.
* Terms and conditions apply.

The Fantasy Train making its debut journey at the Main Entrance

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SUNWAY PUTRA HOTEL 'LIGHTENS'  THE UNDERPRIVILEGED 

Since it was acquired in  2012 by Sunway REIT and undergone refurbishment, this is the first time Kak Fas step foot into the 650 room Sunway Putra Hotel as it is now known.

Formally, this venue stood the 'Legend Hotel'  and although  a thorough renovation had been done but the main structure still welcome back memories of yesterdays.



Alright now, lets go back to reality....

Recently, Kak Fas had the opportunity to step back into this memorable building  opposite the iconic Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC), where Sunway Putra Hotel is situated next to the  all -new Sunway Putra Mall, of which before it was known as The Mall.



Thanks to the invitation by its friendly and sweet Executive Marketing Communications, Nik Saifatul Azkia (above, middle), Kak Fas together with blogger, Misz Ella (above, right) as she is popular called by friends, had the pleasure of celebrating together Sunway Putra Hotel's 'Time to Give" annual corporate social responsibility initiative, with about 80 underprivileged children and single mothers.


The children and single mothers that were feted at the hotel, were mostly abused, orphaned and/or underprivileged from three different homes in the Klang Valley,  namely Rumah SVP Klang, Rumah Ozanam Klang and Pusat Jagaan Kanak-Kanak Lagenda. 

This initiative was brought to the hotel's attention by two benefactors - the Simple Souls which was founded by Sashi Kumar Nair, his wife Sumita Yashvant Kumar and assisted by his childhood friend Mr. Shanmugayogan Shanmuganthan, and Charity Food Basket Society Klang which was founded by Mr. Chew Song Kong.




Their initial idea was to treat these unfortunate children to a good meal at a 5-star hotel. 

However, in the spirit of good triumphing evil and light over dark that represents the purpose of the Festival of Lights, Sunway Putra Hotel collaborated with Sunway Putra Mall which is adjacent to the hotel, to develop a program that is more than just an open house concept for the children. 

Sunway Putra Mall had graciously sponsored RM 10 vouchers for each child to  spent at the TCBY Frozen Yogurt & Mrs Field’s Cookies outlet located on the Lower Ground at the mall.

This activity was intended to give the children an experience in shopping for themselves and at the same time the pleasure of enjoying ice-cream and cookies. 



Next the children, spent about an hour playing at the Playland, Parenthood located on Level 2, Sunway Putra Mall. Parenthood sponsored 80 Limitless Play vouchers that introduced these children to edutainment and fun-filled time in their indoor playground. 



After much shopping and fun,  the excited children were then ushered to the Sunway Putra Hotel where they were treated to a Hi-Tea fit for a king with popular Indian dishes such as Lamb Kofta with Masala, Biryani Rice, Chicken Kurma and Vegetable Dhall Curry. 

Speaking at the event, Sunway Putra Hotel Director of Finance, Mr. Sivamayam Gunaratnam on behalf of General Manager Sunway Putra Hotel, Mr. Christopher Bong said, “Sunway Putra Hotel has always been committed to foster harmony in our society and empower the lives of our future generation. Therefore, it is our privilege to live these values through our initiative today.”



“Having said that, we are also proud to announce that this would be our biggest corporate social responsibility initiative to-date, after having wrapped up our refurbishment and renovation exercise that lasted almost three (3) years in December 2015,” he continued. 

'Time to Give' Sunway Putra Hotel, launched in December 2015, is a CSR program that reaches out to the underprivileged and less fortunate during festive seasons throughout the year. The campaign also encourages employees of the hotel to participate and volunteer their time and capabilities to help these unfortunate members of the society. 



Other highlights at the event, was the presentation of 120 hampers to the underprivileged children and single mothers as well as “duit raya” which were solely arranged by Simple Souls and Charity Food Basket Society Klang. 

So much for that, if  readers are interested to experience a stay in  Sunway Putra Hotel and to find out about their  exclusive and latest hotel offers and promotions, follow Sunway Putra Hotel on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/sunwayputrahotelkl/ and Instagram @sunwayputrahotel. 

Alternatively, log on to our website http://putra.sunwayhotels.com for more information.. 

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MBA DAPAT PENGIKTIRAFAN WBC

Siapa tidak kenal kepada ahli sukan tinju profession seperti Allahyarham Muhammad Ali mahu pun Mike Tyson, Sugar Ray Robinson  atau pun Manny Pacquiao.

Mereka antara nama yang masih kekal masyhur dibibir peminat sukan tinju  namun persoalannya mungkinkah ada anak tempatan yang boleh setanding dengan mereka?

Bila agaknya sukan tinju negara mampu melahirkan nama besar di peringkat antarabangsa? Hanya Allah yang maha mengetahui jawapan itu betul tak? 

Apa pun yang perlu manusia lakukan adalah usaha dan biarkan Tuhan menentukan kejayaannya.


Dan sebagai langkah awal, World Boxin Council (WBC), sebuah organisasi terkemuka dalam sukan tinju professional baru-baru ini telah mengumumkan
 dengan rasmi pengesahannya terhadap Malaysia Professional Boxing Association (MBA) sebagai satu-satunya pentas  yang dengan rasminya diiktiraf untuk peninju-peninju tempatan memakbulkan impian untuk mencapai peringkat antarabangsa.

Dengan pengiktirafan itu barangkali dapatlah para peninju negara melakukan latihan profesional dalam merealisasikan cita-cita mereka  mencipta nama di peringkat global.
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Pengiktirafan berkenaan diperoleh dengan persetujuan  WBC dan MBA yang mencipta platform kepada peninju-peninju tempatan untuk membuktikan kehebatan mereka.

Setiausaha Agung WBC Asia, Patrick Cusick berkata, “Kami memang teruja bekerjasama dengan MBA kerana kami percaya terdapat ramai bakat-bakat tinju di Malaysia dan kawasan sekitarnya. Kami seakan-akan menemui sebuah lombong berlian yang belum digali! Kini kami sedia untuk menggali.”

Pengerusi MBA dan Pengarah Urusan Muayfit Puchong, Raymond Lew  pula  dalam ucapannya berkata, , “Memang impian semua peninju boleh berbangga untuk bertanding di tempat-tempat glamor seperti Las Vegas dimana Mike Tyson atau Manny Pacquiao pernah bertarung. Namun, peninju-peninju Malaysia tidak pernah mendapat peluang ini kerana kami tidak pernah mempunyai pengiktirafan darpada mana-mana badan rasmi. Hari ini, kami menunaikan impian ini!”



Hari berkenaan (30 Oktober 2016)  juga merupakan kesudahan sebuah seminar yang berlangsung selama 2 hari dengan ahli panel terdiri daripada :-

Patrick Cusick – Setiausaha Agung WBC Asia, Lembaga Gabenor WBC, Ahli Jawatankuasa Kedudukan (Rating) WBC

Bruce McTavish – Pemenang Pelbagai Anugerah dan Pengadil Tinju Termasyhur, Ketua Pengadil & Hakim WBC

Brico Santig – Promoter Terbaik WBC OPBF

Ketiga-tiga pakar ini mempersembahkan sijil pengesahan kepada peserta yang menghabiskan seminar 2 hari, langsung menjadikan mereka hakim dan pengadil yang sah dibawah WBC.

Seminar ini hanya langkah pertama di mana acara lebih besar yang akan datang meliputi Kejohanan WBC Asia, buat pertama kalinya dijadualkan di Malaysia pada Januari 2017. 

Peninju-peninju tempatan bakal beraksi manakala pengadil-pengadil dan hakim-hakim yang dilantik bakal menjalankan tugas mereka.

Acara utama merupakan pertarungan kejohanan untuk merebut pingat dan tali pinggang WBC Asia Featherweight, suatu pertarungan antara Siapa? Dari mana? dan Siapa? Dari mana?

Malaysia Professional Boxing Association (MBA) merupakan satu-satunya organisasi di Malaysia yang disahkan oleh World Boxing Council (WBC) untuk melatih dan menganjurkan kejohanan tinju. Muayfit ialah afiliasi MBA yang diakui oleh www.mmamania.com dan www.thefightnation.comsebagai salah satu daripada 10 gim MMA terbaik di seluruh Asia.

World Boxing Council (WBC) dibentukkan pada tahun 1963,  merupakan organisasi terkemuka dunia dalam sukan tinju profesional. Antara mereka yang pernah diiktiraf oleh WBC sebagai juara dunia adalah Floyd Mayweather Jr, Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier, Mike Tyson dan Manny Pacquiao.



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BRING OUT THE  BEST OF YOU WITH JULIE"S

 “Who is the best of you?” 


This seems like a simple question. 


But mind you, given a postcard and a pen to write about the best of you in less than 5 minutes might even  lead you to stare still for a moment in finding words to express yourself. We really do need a while to think about it. 


But glad I manage to write bout the best of myself as a wife, a mother and a carier women but most of all my journalistic experience for the past 28 years.

You want to read what Kak Fas says? No need laaa haha.... but if you still insist then drop by at the exhibition and find my hanging postcard there..... my pics is with the popular Fahrin Ahmad okey? haha...

THAT'S my postcard (top pix, 2n row, middle, and sorry ther person who took my pix below didnt focus well,,,too white  huhu.


Yours truly kinda ezperience the same situation while attending the exhibition of The Best of You' at AEON Bandaraya Bersejarah in Melaka recently.



Actually, this movement initiated by biscuit manufacturer, Julie's started way back in 2014, launched in Malaysia and Singapore, but this is the first time Kak Fas was introduced to such programme thanks to Swee Lan, the friendly PR  from Singnan Communications Sdn Bhd who invited me  to witness the exhibition in Melaka that runs from 19 October till 23 October 2016 recently.



In Malaysia, the movement received almost 4,000 participation during their exhibition road tours at UNIKL, AEON Bukit Tinggi, AEON Shah Alam dan Gurney Plaza, Penang this year.



At first sight, Kak Fas was like at lost as to what the exhibition was all about. but later while viewing the exhibits displayed around, made me understand more... and that was the reason as to why Kak Fas was like speechless in thoughts as what to write about  the best of me when given a postcard that would then be attached with our  pictures taken at the event with the hashtag #juliesforthebest and then hang at the exhibition with others.



So, with the rest of the public, Julie's invites all to submit their personal stories of people, things or experiences that have brought out the best in them, which is an intiative that should  applaude by all races.

This social awareness movement celebrates family ties and social acceptance and runs in Singapore and Malaysia until November. Its about finding quite moments inour busy lives to take stock of ou accomplishments and appreciate our lives.

"The many seemingly small actions and achievements in our lives that are often neglected and forgotten are actually monumental. They represent our best efforts and stem from the love we have," quoting Mr. Sai Tzy Horng  (below) as Consultant, The Best of You.



He added, The Best of You is a nutural demonstrations of Julie's belief in doing good to do well in their business.

"It also offers Julie's internal team a space to share their stories and to build camaraderie. It's a simple gesture from our part to stay connected to the comunity," added Horng.

And together with Horng at the event were honoured personalities in their various fields such as actor and host, Fahrin Ahmad (above) and  radio DJ, Chui Ling (below) as well as Siti Rahayu a co founder of an NGO 'Buku Jalanan Chow Kit'.




With them entertaining guest are performance by Sada Borneo group that specialised in blending modern music with traditional musical instruments.


Other personalities that were invited during the five day event are artiste Adibah Noor, Workaholic Dickson and more.

So dear readers, while people shared their stories, many others were inspired and even empowered by most of the empowering  words written.




With these stories, 'The Best of You" movement hopes more  people  will come out and share theirs as by doing so, these stories will go on to encourage and spur on others.

Who knows your stories  might just change someone else’s life… and yours too.  Sharing is caring right? So, tell us about The Best of You.

For more information do visit www.thebestofyou.my





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Lets live in harmony and peace!

That would be the best call for all Malaysians disregarding races.

Staying in a cosmopolitan country like Malaysia with diversified cultures, it would be wise to respect each other's value of life, be it Malays, Chinese, Indians and other minority races that lives here for a living.

With that in mind, Abstrax, a local popular brandname, founded in 2008 initiated by a passionate artist on the art design of Fahmi Fabilah with the ideas and philosophy of Dr. Faiz Izwan Anuar (below), announced its newest addition to the collection of 2016 jersey, themed #!Malaysia and #MyPerpaduan .


Yes... as Abstrax's philosophy says 'Never Be Afraid', all should never be afraid but be proud to tell the world that we, the 1Malaysia generation, is a generation that condems extremism and celebrates unity in diversity.

With #MYPerpaduan campaign, Abstrax aims that Malaysian  be reminded to stand tall and live in harmony thus  by wearing the #1Malaysia jersey, they can be proud of their own pride and dignity being a Malaysian citizen.



#MYPerpaduan jersey is a collaboration between 1Malaysia.com.my and ABSTRAX.

"This jersey collection is hoped to unite Malaysia at large. It was designed with the idea of our Malaysian identity, incorporating the 8 1Malaysia values, on an improved jersey material and quality," said Dr. Faiz I. Anuar when met at the launch of  Abstrax Vortex #!Malaysia jersey at Abstrax Headquarters in Shah Alam recently.


The material is lightweight and comforting, a suitable choice to wear in any season nationwaide and globally. If you look closely  at the design, you will find the  8 1Malaysia values written on the V shaped  which reads - Budaya Kecemerlangan (Culture of Excellence), Ketabahan (Perseverance), Kerendahan diri  (Humility), Penermaan (Exceptance), Kesetiaan (Loyalty), Meritokrasi (Meritocracy), Pendidikan (Education) and Integrti.)Integrity).


According to Dr. Faiz, the response from ABSTRAX followers on social media was massive, evidenced by thousand of likes and hundreds of comments and share within a short period of time following its visual release, shown and worn by its ambassador, actor Beto Kusyairi.

Dr.Faiz noted, "The interest from our followers confirms our proposal that Malaysia is a proud nation and will continue to show the world the unity and diversity. Here, Malaysians are remembered to be  a believer of unity and wear the #MYPerpaduan #1Malaysia jersey with pride."

Abstrax #MYPerpaduan jersey is available at ABSTRAX HEADQUARTERS in Shah Alam, Bangsar and Bangi at a recommended retail price of RM100 (long sleeve), RM90 (short sleeve) while for children is RM70.

Customers can also custom their names on the jersey for an additional RM25.

For more information, you may visit www.abstraxjingga.com or http://shop.abstraxjingga.com and you may also look at Abstraxjingga facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/abstraxjingga.





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PROMOSI GINTELL BERSAMA JALALUDIN HASSAN

Produk yang terkenal dengan kerusi penjagaan kesihatan, GINTELL terus menerus mengadakan promosinya. Jika baru-baru ini, GINTELL membawa pelakon dan penyanyi AIda Jebat bertemu peminatnya di Sunway Putra Mall, terbaharu GINTELL membawa pula pelakon veteran Dato Jalaludin Hassan ke Setia City Mall, Shah Alam dari 8 hingga 18 September.

Kini, GINTELL mempunyai lebih daripada 111 cawangan di pusat membeli belah terkemuka di serata Malaysia dan diiktiraf oleh  Malaysia Book of Records bagi “Rangkaian Produk Penjagaan Kesihatan Terbesar”! 

Bak kata pepatah "Kesihatan adalah kekayaan dan pencegahan adalah lebih baik daripada mengubati". GINTELL percaya tentang ‘Kesejahteraan Hidup, Kesihatan Badan’ sebagai matlamat untuk memberikan ‘Kesejahteraan, Kesayangan dan Kehidupan’ bagi pelanggan. 

GINTELL berharap agar seisi keluarga dapat menjalani kehidupan yang sihat and sejahtera dengan produk-produk GINTELL. 



Penampilan istimewa dari duta GINTELL buat 10 tahun lamanya, Dato Jalaludin Hassan tidak kurang menarik perhatian orang ramai bagi  menyerikan  Pameran Hari Kesihatan Malaysia di Setia City Mall baru-baru ini.

Seperti Aida Jebat,  peminat berpeluang bergambar dengan Dato Jalaludin Hassan selepas majlis memperkenalkan produk-produk GINTELL dilaksanakan.



Melalui majlis itu, GINTELL juga mengadakan  promosi kombo seperti  berikut:-

*Pakej (1)

GINTELL De’Wise Care ialah kerusi urut pertama yang menggunakan urutan teknologi XV-trek sepanjang 135cm yang memberi regangan urutan dari tengkuk ke peha, yang mampu mengurut bahagian kritikal yang kerusi urut biasa tidak mampu capai. Selain itu, teknologi urutan ‘Butterfly’ serta Pusingan Guasa 3D menawarkan pengalaman urutan seakan diurut oleh pakar urut. GINTELL menawarkan diskaun RM10,988 atau RM305.22 sebulan bagi kerusi urut De’Wise Care dan GINTELL De’Vano S FUNtastic Sofa.

*Pakej (2)

Sofa FUNtastic De’Vano S GINTELL menggabungkan kenikmatan urutan dengan rekaan kontemporari yang sesuai untuk dipadankan di rumah. Urutan FUNtastic Trek-V yang panjangnya 105cm mempunyai reka bentuk ergonomik untuk memberikan urutan seluruh tubuh yang lebih memuaskan dan mampu mencapai bahagian belakang, pinggul dan peha sekaligus melegakan ketegangan otot untuk keselesaan dan ketenangan tubuh badan.

Berbanding dengan kerusi urut biasa yang gagal melegakan posisi dengan tepat, Penggelek Urut Berhaba 3D De’Vano S mampu memberikan kelegaan menyeluruh untuk pengedaran darah dan meningkatkan metabolisme bagi mengurangkan pengekalan air dalam badan serta lenguh bahu. Pembentuk punggung dan juga pelvik memberi sasaran kepada bahagian peha untuk membantu pembentukkan punggung, dan membantu membetulkan pelvis untuk mengecapi bentuk badan yang diidamkan.  Tapak kecil Sofa FUNtastic De’Vano S GINTELL memudahkan anda meletakkannya di mana sahaja di dalam rumah untuk menikmati keselesaaan urutan. Sekarang, anda hanya perlukan RM110.78 sebulan akan memiliki De'Vano S FUNtastic Sofa dan kaki urut G-Bettle Plus. 

*Pakej (3)

GINTELL DéVas HD yang direka dengan inovasi urutan yang memberikan urutan yang lebih presisi untuk seluruh badan. Selain itu, kerusi urut GINTELL DéVas HD berteknologi HD untuk memberikan kehidupan yang sihat dan kesejahteraan seisi keluarga. Sekarang, anda hanya perlukan RM8,988 atau RM249.67 sebulan akan memiliki De'Vano S FUNtastic Sofa dan GINTELL DéVas HD. 



*Pakej (4)

Kerusi urut GINTELL De'Wise Wisdomatic adalah kerusi urut yang memenuhi keperluan untuk semua. Dengan adanya GINTELL DéWise, segala kepenatan akan hilang dengan keseronokan dan kepuasan urutan yang selesa. Penggelek 3D akupuntur diperkenalkan untuk memenuhi keperluan setiap orang. Ciri-ciri ini memberi urutan wisdomatic yang disesuaikan dengan saiz badan anda. Selain itu, pengesan pintar dengan tepat mengikut titik Akupuntur badan anda yang dapat menyenangkan seluruh badan. Selain itu, Trek Ultra Chiro akan mengikuti setiap lengkung badan anda bagi menyediakan urutan yang persisi dan disasarkan dengan ergonomik dan keselesaan dari leher ke paha. Trek 95cm panjang ini akan membantu melegakan sakit belakang dan pinggang dan melegakan sengal otot. Selain itu, Regangan 230 Royale Thai akan membantu melegakan  dan menghilangkan penat anda setelah seharian penat bekerja. Promosi, GINTELL De' Wise rebat sehingga RM5000!

Kunjungi mana-mana cawangan GINTELL di seluruh negara sekarang untuk menikmati tawaran yang hebat. 

Untuk maklumat lanjut, hubungi talian khidmat pelanggan di 1800-88-6332 atau layari Facebook GINTELL MALAYSIA dan GINTELL WeChat atau laman web rasmi GINTELL di www.gintell.com.

GINTELL berharap semoga sihat dan bahagia!




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CATCH #TRANSFORMERS @ 1UTAMA DAMANSARA NOW

TRANSFORMERS mania.... head out to 1Utama Damansara (Old Wing) now if you wouldnt want to miss the 'Meet & Greet' session that will be happening only for two days - today and ends tomorrow.


Yours truly am sure you and your kids would love it especially if you are crazy of the autobots #Optimus Prime and #Bumblebee.

The session to be up close and personal with them starts at 3 pm, 5pm and 8.30 pm only.

And you should thank Hasbro (Malaysia) for bringing in  this TRANSFORMERS brand extravaganza  with different exhibits and activities that promise to bring smiles from the neophytes to even the most avid TRANSFORMERS collectors and hobbyists.

During the media launch recently, guest and shoppers were lucky enough to wefies and selfies with the  limited edition Chevrolet Camaro featured in the previous TRANSFORMERS movie which was  unveiled and placed on display for three hours. The car was believed to be one out of only five vehicles in Malaysia. 



Speaking at the launch, Ms. Kelly Yip (pix, top) Brand Manager of Hasbro Toy (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. said,

 “Since 1984, The TRANSFORMERS brand has been bringing entertainment and excitement to kids and fans with our beloved characters like BUMBLEBEE and OPTIMUS PRIME. This event embodies what all of us at Hasbro have worked hard and strived to do, that is to deliver immersive entertaining experience of our brands and story-telling to our consumers, and engage our fans anywhere, anytime, any platform.” Hasbro Toy (Malaysia) is the fully owned subsidiary of Hasbro Inc.

TRANSFORMERS characters Optimus Prime and Bumblebee that  made an appearance at the launch did not fail to mesmerise fans, young and old.  Avid fans also had the opportunity to witness a special display consisting of collectors’ and limited edition figures over the course of the entire event.

Throughout the duration of the 11-day event, visitors will be treated to a special display of collectors’ and limited edition figures over the course of the event.





Meanwhile, children will be entertained by a host of activities to keep them occupied during the holidays. These include the Fastest Fingers Challenge, where participating children aged 8 to 12 are required to assemble a complete Combiner Figure in the fastest time possible. Winners of this challenge, which will be held during the weekends, will walk away with a Generations Combiner Leader Figure worth RM249.90.



Meanwhile, children aged 5-12 will be given the opportunity to bring out their inner TRANSFORMERS character in the Dynamic 5 Challenge which is designed to promote teamwork and leadership, both of which make up of the essence of the TRANSFORMERS story. 


Participants will receive a TRANSFORMERS gift upon completion and have the opportunity to have their photo taken with Bumblebee and Optimus Prime statues in front of a cinematic TRANSFORMERS visual background.





The iconic TRANSFORMERS started off as a comic series in the 1980s before evolving into an animated television series that depicts a war amongst the  Autobots and Decepticons that can transform from robots into vehicles and other objects.



BLOGGER, Jocko bersama Optimum Prime.
Set against Cybertron and Earth, the series showcases the Autobots’ continuous battle against the Decepticons to protect the humans. It touches on teamwork and leadership, as showcased by the affinity they have with each other and the respect they show to their leader.

The event was in partnership with i2 Promotions. 

More information and updates can be found on Hasbro TRANSFORMERS’ Facebook page.





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SPEND FAMILY  'TIME TOGETHER' AT PUTERI HARBOUR

It was about few  years ago when yours truly visited  Puteri Harbour, in the vicinity of Iskandar Puteri, before known as Nusajaya. At that time, there was little development, only Puteri Harbour was in its final stage of development then,

Recently, having the opportunity to visit Puteri Harbour, hailed as the ‘Jewel of Iskandar Puteri’ upon an invitation by Go Communication as media relation to witness the launch of 'time together' was an exciting and a reminiscence one.

‘Time.together’, is  an initiative aimed at encouraging public to spend quality time with family and friends at the surroundings of Puteri Harbour.



The launch was completed with a plaque signed by the Director General of Tourism Malaysia, Dato’ Mirza Mohammad Taiyab, accompanied by Tunku Dato’ Ahmad Burhanuddin, Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Themed Attractions Resorts & Hotels Sdn. Bhd at Hotel Jen, Iskandar Puteri, Johor Darul Ta’zim recently. 

Also present to celebrate the launch were Mr Sigi Bierbaumer, General Manager Hotel Jen Puteri Harbour and Philip Whittaker, Group Chief Markeing Officer, Themed Attractions Resorts & Hotels Sdn Bhd.

 A group of about 23 media and bloggers were taken on a night’s stay at Hotel Jen to witness the auspicious event that was also graced by the iconic white Japanese bobtail cat with a red bow, ‘Hello Kitty’ or full name ‘Kitty White’  loved by all worldwide. 



The ‘time.together’ initiative will see the world class waterfront living embarking on several projects that  bring unforgettable moments to adults and children alike.


Among those projects include a special collaboration between Hotel Jen Puteri Harbour and Sanrio Hello Kitty Town, to exclusively designed Hello Kitty themed hotel rooms for families and fans of the beloved icon. 

Viewing one of the eight limited Hello Kitty theme rooms available at Hotel Jen, it is indeed an example of cute meets modern.



All interior design  are sustained in the Hello Kitty  pink colour may it be dark or light with a combination of black paneling and linings.