Malaysia

Triple Gain for the Third Time

For three consecutive years, Le Grandeur Palm Resort Golf and Country Club together with TJ Mart Saleng have made it again for their Sunset Charity Run for Fund this year, successfully raising up to RM38,800 for a good cause. The run saw 750 participants running at the resort’s 8km, Melati golf course during Malaysia day and among all, children in strollers were also seen enjoying the sporting event in goodwill.

IKEA Announces Photo Competition for Daddies and Kids in Malaysia 1

With a focus on fathers and the importance of their presence during the early years, IKEA Malaysia and the Embassy of Sweden in Malaysia are teaming up to launch a photo contest that celebrates local dads. “IKEA has always taken an interest in life at home for families and we embrace Swedish values – including equality at work and at home,” says Lydia Song, HR Director for IKEA Southeast Asia.

Astaka’s One Bukit Senyum Conferred Node Status

Iskandar Malaysia’s property market received an added boost with the announcement by Astaka Holdings Limited that it has been granted node status by Malaysia’s Ministry of Finance and Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA). Located in Flagship A of Iskandar Malaysia, the node status refers to a designated area where the developer and promoted businesses can enjoy tax incentives. “The node status accords Phase 2 of the project full income-tax exemption

Run for a Stranger’s Life

As part of Asia Pacific Marriott International’s Take Care – Spirit to Serve the community’s movement initiative, Renaissance Johor Bahru followed suit by having their inaugural ‘Run to Give 2017’, for the National Kidney Foundation Malaysia. 160 enthusiastic runners participated in the early morning run at Ponderosa Golf & Country Club covering a 5km stretch. Several big-hearted kids and parents were seen finishing the course by pushing their baby strollers

Instilling Patriotism at a Young Age

In commemorating Malaysia Day, Hotel Granada Johor Bahru jumped in the bandwagon for the second-year by hosting the Festival of Colours 2017 that involved school students participating in a colouring competition to instill patriotism from a young age. “Malaysia Day is the memorial of Malaysian federation establishment and this year, we would like to take this opportunity to be a part of it. The colouring contest came into mind as

A Taste of Kampung Nearer to Home

It was the passion for cooking that drove Zee to dive into the F&B world. Running a cozy place called Dulang Lima in Taman Perling, she and her husband strive to serve delectable kampung delicacies from around Malaysia under one roof. As you walk into the café, the vivid kampung atmosphere will take you back down the memory lane. Utilising antique decors and wooden window panes remnants of traditional Malay

Liberalisation to Create New Opportunities in Malaysia’s Insurance Sector

Ongoing reforms in Malaysia’s insurance industry should increase competition and cut premiums’ costs for consumers though a flatter economy has seen revenues dip as the market adjusts to a newly liberalised operating environment. Beginning 1st July 2017, the second phase of reforms to gradually ease tariffs in the motor and fire insurance segments came into effect as part of a larger effort to liberalise Malaysia’s insurance market. The second round

McDonald’s New Thai Fish Burger a Thai-riffic Experience!

Sawadee! From 5th to 25th October 2017, Malaysians can treat their taste buds to McDonald’s all-new Thai Fish burger, the third and final limited time offering under McDonald’s Malaysia ‘Discover the World’ campaign. Following the highly popular ‘Spicy Korean burger’ and Malaysian inspired ‘Burger Syok’, the ‘Thai Fish Burger’ encapsulates the taste, sights and sounds of a vibrant urban city and traditional cultural charm that is all-things Thai. With a

I.J Convent Turns 92

It was an emotional day for 93-year-old Prisudiamah Kathirasoo, to come back and walk on the same pathway she walked past as a student almost nine decades ago. Being one of the pioneering students to study in Infant Jesus Convent (I.J. Convent), she was glad she is still alive to witness the day the school celebrated its 92nd anniversary. “I distinctively recalled my standard one class just around the corner,

Beauty with a Golden Heart 2

The inaugural Miss Nightingale Johor 2017 “Beauty with The Heart” will see a total of 14 hopefuls competing to be crowned as the first Miss Nightingale Johor champion. Happening on 4th October 2017 at the Glulam Gallery, Johor Bahru, the pageant aims to develop fresh talents in the modeling world, as well helping those in need. The proceeds from the RM50 ticket sales to the event will be channeled back