Malaysia

Viral video over Legoland power outage 1

Back by demand, LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort is offering a flash deal exclusively for Johor residents in conjunction with its 5th anniversary celebration in September 2017. You can enjoy an incredible value deal for a limited time period with discount of more than 50%. Get an Annual Pass for the price of a one-day ticket – RM195 (Regular Price RM395). Additionally, guests can also upgrade their passes to Premium Passes to

Johor MB Plans to Increase Sarawak Community Leaders

There are as many as 35,000 Sarawakians living in Johor and Johor Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin will consider increasing the number of Sarawak community leaders here if the current number isn’t sufficient to address and solve any issues raised by their community. “We will appoint more to give better attention to the Sarawak community living in the state and assist the state government to solve their problems.

DiverseCity’s KL International Arts Festival is back! 1

Scheduled to take place throughout September 2017, the Festival will showcase acclaimed and up-and-coming artistes from Malaysia and around the world in Kuala Lumpur to celebrate the arts through music, dance, theater, visual arts and literature. A highlight of the music performances is the open-air ASEAN and DBKL 50th anniversary concert in Panggung Anniversari, Lake Gardens, featuring local and ASEAN artistes who will perform hits across the decades set to

Fortune Global 500 Companies Look to Emerging Economies for Growth

The most recent of these moves took place in May 2017, when Malaysia’s Al Bukhary International University and Turkey’s Ibn Haldun University signed an agreement to work on a collaborative education programme. Set to begin in September 2017, the arrangement will see greater academic cooperation between the two countries, with the goal of fostering cultural as well as educational links. This followed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) undertaken between Malaysia

The Hotelier’s Story 6

In this issue, we focus on Thila Munusamy, the Director of Sales & Marketing for LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort. Brief background My affinity with the hospitality industry began straight after school and in the public relations function with Nikko Hotel Kuala Lumpur (now Intercontinental Kuala Lumpur).  I climbed the ladder in the same discipline with Hyatt Regency Saujana, Subang, and then on to become a part of the pre-opening team for

Editor’s Note

Hello August!  Malaysia turns 60 end of this month, and I’d like to wish for a peaceful nation and thank you for the long public holidays coupled with Raya Haji! We’ve got two animated films this month from our movie partners. “Cars 3” will be zooming past your way soon, and it’s notable that “Cars” (2006) and “Cars 2” (2011) took in more than $1 billion in combined worldwide box

Feeding the City’s Homeless 1

‘Feed the Hungry’, is a CSR project initiated by MAH Johor Chapter Committee and in collaboration with Kechara Soup Kitchen Society Malaysia. The distribution of food to the homeless will be carried out every Saturday night until end of the year. “As we are in the hotel business, we have the ready resources to help the homeless and hungry in our community.  More so that as a Chapter of a

McDonald’s ‘Discover the World’ Campaign is Back 3

Savour the taste of Korea in McDonald’s Malaysia’s much awaited ‘Discover the World’ campaign, which is back this year with the launch of the all-new Spicy Korean Burger. Available nationwide from 25 July to 23 August 2017, the limited time offering of the Spicy Korean Burger will kick off this year’s three menu items that promise to introduce distinctive flavours from selected regions around the world to McDonald’s Malaysia restaurants. Inspired

Unity through Lat Cartoons 3

I recently received a message from reader, Yuvitra Jeyaraman, which said: “I stumbled across your blog as I was hunting for Lat books. I noticed that you have several Lat books and would like to know if you are interested in selling them?” I replied asking for more information because I wanted to know more about this reader who claims to be obsessed with Lat cartoons! Then I learnt she

The 2017 iProperty.com Agents Advertising Awards is Back for the 3rd Year

iProperty.com Malaysia, the country’s No.1 property portal announced that the highly coveted iProperty.com Agents Advertising Awards is back for the third consecutive year on 15th August 2017 at KL Hilton. iProperty.com Malaysia & Singapore Chief Executive Officer, Haresh Khoobchandani said, “It’s the most acclaimed property industry awards in the country as it celebrates the best advertising practices and outstanding performances by agencies and professionals within the real estate industry”. These