June 2018

Entertaining visitors?

If you have overseas visitors staying with you, and you want to go out for the day, where do you go? My favourite choice is a drive out to the fishing village of Kukup on the west coast of Johor, as this provides an array of different experiences in one go. Firstly, you get to drive through some lovely countryside without the tedium of endless fields of palm oil trees.

It’s never too late to kick start to a good health

RX Fitness celebrated its affiliation with international brand CrossFit at its functional movement studio ‘box’ in Taman Perling, recently. A talk on Nutrition was held by the Head Coach followed by a session of family-friendly games. Adults and children alike participated in fun strength games such as arm-wrestling and tug-of-war. Following the Hari Raya season, Raya food was served but with a CrossFit healthy twist – rendang and lontong sans

Impiana Hotel Senai Awarded as Best Hotel Interior for the Asia Pacific Property Awards 2018-2019 2

Impiana Hotel Senai was named the Best Hotel Interior for the Asia Pacific Property Awards 2018-2019 recently. The official Interior Designing partner for Impiana Hotel Senai, Metric Global Sdn Bhd was awarded the Asia Pacific Property Awards Interior Design 2018-2019 for Best Hotel Interior in Malaysia at Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park on 4th May 2018. Opened in October 2017, Impiana Hotel Senai is the first business hotel in the

Foreign Investment in Malaysia’s Petrochemicals Industry Gains Momentum

Projects to expand refining capacity coupled with rising demand for downstream hydrocarbons products are attracting increased investment in Malaysia’s petrochemicals industry, while recovering oil prices are driving increased upstream expenditure. In late March Malaysia’s national oil and gas company, Petronas, and Saudi Aramco announced the creation of two joint ventures for the Refinery and Petrochemicals Integrated Development (RAPID) project in Johor. This came a month after the two companies concluded

Historic Drive by Saudi Woman as Driving Ban Lifts 3

Female racing driver Aseel Al Hamad celebrated the end of the ban on women drivers with a lap of honour in a Jaguar F-TYPE on 21st of June 2018. Aseel, the first female board member of the Saudi Arabian Motor Federation, had never driven on a track in her home country before. Aseel joined Jaguar in a call for 24th June to be known as World Driving Day – a

Tiny Island of Treasures: Pulau Merambong 8

A tiny gem in between Malaysia and Singapore, Pulau Merambong lies in the Tebrau Straits, close to Mukim Tanjung Kupang. It is a small island with a startling array of biodiversity, from lowland forest to mangroves, rocky shores and soft coral patches on its fringes. The island is home to myriad animals, from egrets to herons, monitor lizards to centipedes, as well as turtles, squid and octopuses. The island does

Inaugural Celebration of Graduates from MDIS Malaysia 3

Graduating from college has always been a dream for many young adults. MDIS College Malaysia has made this dream come true for their students who had enrolled in their Certificate and Diploma programmes. This pioneering convocation ceremony was held at the Grand Ballroom of KSL Hotel & Resort with a total of 244 graduates conferred with Certificates and Diplomas. CEO of MDIS College Malaysia, Professor Dato’ Syed Ahmad Hussein gave

‘Winter Sonata‘ Homes by Country View Berhad 1

Country View Berhad has launched its three-storey cluster houses dubbed Winter Sonata. The new launch will feature 140units up for purchase at Nusa Central. Buyers have options of two types of houses with different exterior designs at a starting nett price of RM950,000. The freehold three-storey house was one of the most competitively priced houses in the region. “The three-storey cluster houses also have 24-hour surveillance cameras with personal security

Buka Puasa with Setanggi Children 5

Children and caregivers of Kasih Setanggi Childcare Centre were treated to a memorable buka puasa dinner at Tanjong Puteri Golf Resort (TPGR) this Ramadan. A total of 33 children were treated to a scrumptious Ramadan Buffet dinner which featured nostalgic favourites such as Roasted Whole Lamb, Beef and Chicken Satay, Barbecued Meat and Seafood, Oodles of Noodles, Soto and many local sweets and desserts. While having dinner, guests were treated

Seriously Special – The Experiences 5

‘Seriously Special – The Experiences’ features a collection of amazing moments, from adrenaline fueled adventures to once-in-a-lifetime wildlife encounters and unique cultural immersions, all to inspire travellers to venture beyond their comfort zone when booking their next getaway. The thoughtfully curated collection is a true representation of Scott Dunn’s core offering – creating unforgettable travel memories for each guest, tailored to suit their interests and passions in life. All have