Priya Manikam

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There’s Nothing Like Australia

From impressive national art collections to intimate galleries where you can meet the makers, Canberra sure knows how to put on a show. Get your hit of exceptional arts and culture at some of Australia’s most iconic museums and art galleries. Here are some of our top picks: National Gallery of Australia There are more than 160,000 works in the National Gallery of Australia’s collections, all of which belong to

Giving Life a Second Chance

The life expectancy of Malaysian men is about up 72 years of age. For some, having an income to sustain is essential or it’s simply used to curb boredom or loneliness. A resident at an old folks’ home demonstrates that even at the age of 63, he is employable.  Ponderosa Golf & Country Resort recently put Zainordin Hamza under its payroll as a Security Officer. “It is a win-win solution

Ponderosa Woods Appreciation Night

Rawhide Sdn Bhd in collaboration with Signature Kitchen organised Ponderosa Woods Appreciation Night at Signature Kitchen Lifestyle Gallery @ Danga Utama, recently for Ponderosa Woods’ residents. Located at Taman Ponderosa which is next to Taman Molek (home to Johor Bahru’s vibrant financial hub) and adjacent to Ponderosa Golf & Country Club Resort, it combines the blessings of serenity and luscious greenery with the access and conveniences of modern living without

Editor’s Note

I hope you have rejuvenated after the long weekend thanks to May 1st. We have two more public holidays this month and not forgetting the commencement of the fasting period for the Muslims. This time, we’re featuring a talented Malaysian band – An Honest Mistake and Singaporean based singer-songwriter, musician, producer and artist, Charlie Lim in our Music column. Read on to know more as to what they’ve been up

Malaysia Airlines Earns IATA Fast Travel Green

Malaysia Airlines has become the first Malaysian carrier to receive the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Fast Travel Green certificate in recognition of the airline’s efforts in making passengers’ travel more flexible and convenient via its self-service facilities. IATA’s Fast Travel Programme covers six areas of passenger travel which includes check-in, bags ready- to-go, document check, flight re-booking, self-boarding, and bag recovery. Airlines will then be ranked on the usage

Editor’s Note

MICappella could be the next best thing from Singapore ever since their launch in 2009. Besides reaching more than 1.3million viewers on Facebook, the band was recently back in action in Germany and currently running for Best Rock/Pop Album and Best Original Song. As for our Movie Session – It’s time to hum “la la la la la la …..” as Smurfs return as The Lost Village on 6th April.

Strategic Collaboration to Bring in Potential Investors 3

The rise of halal cosmetic sector has garnered a lot of interest especially with customers from Muslim countries. Currently, Malaysia is the leading Halal manufacturing country in the world with estimated USD $12.0 billion halal exports. In line with that, UMLand J-Biotech Park Sdn Bhd (UJP), The Cosmetic & Perfumery Association of Hong Kong Ltd (TCPAHK) and Persatuan Anggun Menawan Malaysia (PAMM) inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) recently to

Special Treat Awaits Japanese Food Lovers

Designed by the acclaimed US-based EDG Interior Architecture  + Design, Neon Pigeon restaurant at The Working  Capitol  building  at Keong  Saik Road, Singapore  is built  to  represent  a veiled  corner  of  an urban metropolis. Known for its Izakaya sharing plates and original Japanese-inspired cocktails, the restaurant launches a new menu this spring.  Melbourne-born Chef Justin Hammond announces 13 new dishes designed with elements of surprise to the eye as well

Johor Halal Park as Smart Integrated Industrial Park 2

Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) and UMLand J-Biotech Park Sdn. Bhd, a 50:50 joint venture collaboration between Johor State Government via Johor Biotechnology & Biodiversity Corporation (J-Biotech) and United Malayan Land Bhd (UMLand) inked a Collaboration Agreement for the provision of TM’s high speed broadband (HSBB) network infrastructure and UniFi services as well as TM’s Integrated Business Solutions at Johor Halal Park (JHP) development in Pasir Gudang, Johor, recently. This agreement

citizenM Hotel to Open in Kuala  Lumpur in 2018

Affordable luxury for the traveller of today and tomorrow – Artyzen  Hospitality Group  (AHG),  together with Pinnacle Supreme Sdn Bhd, a member of Cornerstone Partners Group, have announced the signing of citizenM hotel in Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur. It was confirmed during a launch ceremony in Singapore, that Kuala Lumpur will be the location of Asia’s  third citizenM hotel, as part  of  Artyzen  Hospitality  Group’s  plans  to  transform  the hospitality