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Saturday, June 29, 2013

Project "Re-thinking Actions" by World Marketing Summit Malaysia 2013

A few weeks ago, I've attended the launch of Project Hope by WMSM2013 with 100 children from orphanages around Malaysia participated in the project. You can read about my blog post at the link here. After all the exciting activities that had happen during Project Hope and this time round there were 85 teenagers from orphanages including 23 of them who flew all the way from Miri, Sarawak.


The teenagers are aged between 13 to 17 years old kick started Project "Re-thinking Actions" by casting their votes on a national survey to select the company with the best MDG7 initiative which is to ensure environmental protection to our world.

Friday, June 28, 2013

View Rooftop Bar @ GTower (Cocktail Review)

I had been to View Rooftop Bar couple of times for events such as the Unveiling of ABSOLUT ELYX. The bar which is located at Level 29 of GTower has the breathtaking panoramic night view of KL city. I am sure most of you who's working in KL especially those who's driving might want to find a place to chill especially on a Friday evening where the traffic jam is bad, so this is one of the place that I would recommend for you to chill at.

Guest can enjoy their drinks and the KL night view at the same time.
On my recent visit, we were given four choices of drinks after our satisfying buffet dinner before that at Rajang Hall. You can read about my review at the link here. The four choices of drinks were the Carlsberg Extra Cold, Kronenberry, Watermelon Dream and Passion-Tini.

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Ramadan Buffet @ Rajang Hall, GTower (Food Review)

Hari Raya Aidilfitri is coming this August and as always, the month of Ramadan is never to be missed by our Muslim friends. I was invited for a Ramadan buffet review at Rajang Hall, GTower. Last year, I was also invited for the Ramadan buffet review but it took place at The Lounge. You can read about the review at the link here.

Chef serving the guest with Roast Lamb Shoulder will be served with Arabic Rice
The arrival of the holy month of Ramadan indicates the onset of the season of fasting, observance & generous festivities. After one whole day of fasting, there’s nothing better to treating yourself & your family to a sumptuous delicacies at the GTower. This year marks the third year of GTower in organizing its Ramadan Buffet . Lets take a look what's the variety of dishes offered after the jump break.

Monday, June 24, 2013

AirAsia RM49 Promotion

Hey guys, just a quick update here. I was looking for my flight back to KK for my Mount Kinabalu climb this October and I found this interesting promotion. If you are planning to go for a vacation this year end, you might want to take a look at some of their affordable rates.


RM49 promotion starts today until 30th of June to fly from 19th of August until 15th of Dec 2013. The cheapest international flight from KL is Singapore for RM49 while the cheapest domestic flight from KL is Johor Bahru for RM29 (not inclusive of tax and fees). 

Sunday, June 23, 2013

Man of Steel (2013) Movie Review

Have you guys watch the latest Superman movie 'Man of Steel'? I've watched it last week and once more again yesterday in conjunction of Plus Size Kitten's blog anniversary. I've actually struggled not to fall asleep during the movie since it was shown in Beanie Plex @ TGV 1Utama. It's actually quite comfortable although it would be better if they removed middle partition making the two beanie bags joining together become one. I have not tried their LUXE hall yet but I am told there's a nice little table on the side of every seats. Anyway, do read until the end of this blog post to find out my opinion on this movie.


Director: Zack Snyder
Writers: David S. Goyer (screenplay), David S. Goyer (story)
Stars: Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon

Friday, June 21, 2013

Experience a Whole New Level of Extreme with Nestlé Drumstick® Ekstrem Choc

[ Latest update: This event has been cancelled due to the haze condition in PJ ]

To all ice-cream lovers out there, here's a good new for you!

Nestlé Drumstick will be launching the latest chocolate flavoured ice-cream, Ekstrem Choc, filled with a creamy chocolate sauce centre, topped with white and dark chocolate chips. The launch will feature extreme activities that depict Nestlé Drumstick Ekstrem Choc such as the Kinetic Simulator, Interactive Photo Booth, Monster Jump, as well as Parkour and Skateboard workshops.


Not only will you taste the adventure and excitement in a bite but also experience the thrilling range of activities that appeal widely to today’s young generation. Also not to be missed are 2000 Nestlé Drumstick Ekstrem Choc to be given away to the public at the Curve’s concourse. So if you're a fan of Nestlé Drumstick, this is a chance for you to grab some free drumstick! :D

More details of the launch after the jump break.

Thursday, June 20, 2013

HTC One HC C840 Double Dip Hard Shell (Review)

A few weeks ago I've received another parcel from Mobile Fun via DHL Express. In this parcel, it was the Hard Shell cover for one of the latest HTC smartphone model, the HTC One. I am sure this particular smartphone model is a hit now in Malaysia followed by the Samsung GALAXY S4. I was informed that some of them who purchased the HTC One, it comes with a free Genuine HTC Double Dip Flip Case which is not too bad actually. Anyway, for those who didn't get that you might want to take a look at this genuine product from HTC, the HTC One HC C840 Double Dip Hard Shell.

The Genuine HTC One Double Dip Hard Shell
This case snaps onto the back of your HTC One, it is made from a tough polycarbonate which will protect the back of your HTC One from accidental bumps, scrapes and drops. The case is designed to be ultra thin so it adds virtually no extra bulk to your smartphone. You can watch the unboxing video of this product at the end of the blog post.

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Monster University (Movie Review)

Just came back the movie screening of Monster University thanks to Nuffnang, Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Malaysia and MBO cinema. I've watched Monster Inc back in 2001 and after 12 years, they finally released the prequel, yes it's a prequel.


Director: Dan Scanlon
Writers: Robert L. Baird (screenplay), Robert L. Baird (story)
Voice cast: Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Spice Malaysia Mi 363 Freefone RM1 Product Launch

Spice CSL International has finally launch its latest smartphone into the`ir Switch series at Royale Chulan Hotel, Kuala Lumpur. The device namely, the Switch STAR NEO Mi 363 is designed to cater the youth segment in conjunction of the SKMM smartphone rebate program via the Youth Communication Package and Switch Up! Rebate.


During the launch, Spice CSL International announced its latest campaign collaborating with Tune Talk Sdn Bhd, consumers not only will get the phone for FREE but they will also receive a Tune Talk sim pack which consist of 300MB Data, 30 Local SMS & 30 Minutes of Local Calls, worth RM20 in the first month upon activation. In additonal to that subscribers who stay loyal will enjoy a further 200MB Data per month from the 2nd to 6th month.

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Results of Malaysian Invasion Mixed Martial Arts (MIMMA) Grand Finals & ONE FC Superfights

I was the Stadium Negara last night to catch the MIMMA Grand Finals and ONE FC Superfights. I've been actively keeping up with all the updates from MIMMA since they first started off the try-outs at Paradigm Mall back in February this year and finally it has come an end at the grand finals.

Image taken from MIMMA's official Facebook page.
Amateur fighters of the Malaysian Invasion Mixed Martial Arts (MIMMA) gave the sold-out crowd a taste of adrenaline, excitement and occasionally nail-biting moments at the Grand Finals held at Stadium Negara. Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fans were entertained with an unforgettable night with impressive fights and astonishing techniques from the fighters. More stories and full results after the break.

Saturday, June 15, 2013

World Marketing Summit Malaysia 2013 'Project Hope'

Sabah has became the first state to kick-off the Project Hope of World Marketing Summit Malaysia 2013 with AirAsia where 40 orphans flown from Tambunan, Sabah to Kuala Lumpur. I was very fortunate to be invited to witness this launch at Kompleks Kraftangan on the 11th of June 2013. Activities lined-up for all the 100 children from orphanages around Malaysia through out the three days include football clinic, dinner, singing, a visit to Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya helath check at Colombia Asia Hospital.

Opening remarks and Project Hope presentation by Dr. Marceline Lemarie, Organizing Chairperson of WMS Malaysia 2013.
Dr Marceline Lemarie, Chairperson of WMSM2013 said,” We are very happy to organize WMSM2013 in Malaysia and have a vision of becoming the secretariat of the Asian hub. Hosting WMS2013 in Malaysia is a vision and long-term strategy to connect Asia with the world. Malaysia as the center of Southeast Asia, will be part of this endeavor and the summit will propel Malaysia to the forefront of social change.”

Friday, June 14, 2013

First Ever Public Weigh-In Results for MIMMA‏

Hey guys, I just got back from Paradigm Mall as the first ever public weigh-in for MIMMA was held a few hours ago. Malaysian Invasion Mixed Martial Arts (MIMMA) announced today that all the fighters are ready for the MIMMA Grand Finals which takes place tomorrow evening at Stadium Negara. All fighters successfully made weights for their respective Championship bouts.

 

The entire fightcard features seven amateur bouts, consisting of Flyweight (up to 56.7kg), Bantamweight (up to 61.2kg), Featherweight (up to 65.8kg), Lightweight (up to 70.3kg), Welterweight (up to 77.1kg), Middleweight (up to 83.9kg) and Heavyweight (up to 83.9kg and above) in addition to three professional ONE Fighting Championship (ONE FC) superfights. The professional fights will feature our very own local fighters Peter Davis and Saiful Merican, who will be fighting against international fighters from Ariel Sexton from Costa Rica and Aditya Deshpande from India respectively. Full results after the break.

Thursday, June 13, 2013

World's first 35mm SLR DIY Camera - The Konstruktor‏

Previously I've reviewed the La Sardina 35mm Camera (link here) and it was a joy to be relive the moment of shooting with film. I've also mentioned about the DIY 35mm Film Recesky Twin lens reflex LOMO camera which we can get in a very low price that comes with a below average image quality on my Facebook page and Twitter. Now, let me present to you the Lomography Konstruktor, the plastic camera kit you make yourself just like the DIY 35mm Film Recesky as mentioned above.


Even though it’s a do-­it-­yourself (DIY) SLR camera, there’s no need to get your hands dirty while building the Konstruktor. Just click and screw it together in a few easy steps; you’ll soon have an exquisite, fully-­working 35mm camera and be ready to shoot knock-­out analogue photos! Of course, the Konstruktor camera is packed with a host of ingenious analogue features such as a top-­down viewfinder to see what you shoot and to focus, an easy multiple exposure function, a ‘Bulb’ setting for long exposures and a detachable 50mm f/10 Lens! Can you build it? Yes you can!

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Malaysian Invasion Mixed Martial Arts (MIMMA) Grand Finals

Last month, I was given a privilege to witness the semi finals of Malaysian Invasion Mixed Martial Arts (MIMMA) at Paradigm Mall. Thanks to TuneTalk, Malaysia has came a long way in bringing up the popularity of this sport in our country. Some of the matches during the semi finals were pretty intense showing some fighters with experience, great skills and techniques.


MIMMA has announced seven MIMMA championship bouts for their Grand Finals with additional three anticipating Superfights bouts from One Fighting Championship (ONE FC) fighters Ariel Sexton, Aditya Deshpande, Tanaphong Khunhankaew, Edward Kelly and our very own Malaysian fighters Peter “The Pistol” Davis and Saiful “The Vampire” Merican. The grand finals will take place live at the Stadium Negara, Kuala Lumpur on the 15 June 2013.

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

4th George Town Festival Commemoration in Month-long Celebration

It's been a while since I last visited Penang and although I have not visited all the main attractions there, it still managed to leave me a good impression on my previous Penang trip. I've visited the New World Park, Straits Quay, Kek Lok Si Buddhist Temple and a few more places in Penang. Here's a good news if you are planning to go Penang soon or planning to go there.


George Town, the capital of Penang State in Malaysia, will be commemorating its 4th year of being included in the UNESCO World Heritage Listing. Through the month-long George Town Festival (GTF) which began in 2010, people from all walks of life throughout the world will be coming together to this place to witness amazing performances in the fields of arts, music, dance, theatre, and opera. The GTF is also attended by international media giants like CNNgo, The New York Times, and Wall Street Journal who cover it for the world to see.


Monday, June 10, 2013

SYSTEMA's Bloggers Brushing Day!

Last Saturday, I was invited to the SYSTEMA's Bloggers Brushing Day. The event took place at the Southern Lion Sdn. Bhd. marketing office at Bangunan BAKTI Siti Hasmah in Taman Tun Dr Ismail.



The event was held as  to promote awareness for Systema toothbrush product. We were told that we will be doing surveys by trying out some of the toothbrush products and that reminded us back in our primary school days where we used to squad along the 'longkang' (drain) to brush our teeth after the demonstration by the dentist who came over to our school.

Thursday, June 6, 2013

Samsung GALAXY Note II - Amber Brown

Hey guys, I am still recovering for my flu and fever which I had a few days ago but I'm getting better right now as I write this blog post at this very moment. In this blog post, I am going to break down some of the key points related to the personality of colour brown.


For someone who's fancy or love the colour brown, you are most likely to be honest, down-to-earth and wholesome, salt of the earth people with both feet planted firmly on the ground. You are the family person who treats family and family life to be the most important to you.


Sunday, June 2, 2013

Epic (Movie Review)

I am sure most of you knew that this movie (Epic) has already been released on the 23rd May and initially I wanted to watch this on 3D but somehow Cathay Cineplex doesn't have 3D shows for this. Anyway, Epic is a 2013 American 3D computer animated fantasy-adventure comedy-drama film loosely based on William Joyce's children's book The Leaf Men and the Brave Good Bugs.


Storyline:-
Young Mary Katherine (M.K.) returns to her eccentric scientist father's home, but his all-consuming quest to discover a tiny civilization in the neighboring forest drives them apart. However, M.K. soon finds herself shrunken down by Queen Tara of that forest, mortally wounded by the putrefying Boggans, and charged to deliver a pod bearing the new Queen to safety. Together with a veteran Leafman warrior, two goofy mollusks and a young maverick, M.K. agrees to help. As the villainous Boggan leader, Mandrake closes in, M.K. and her new friends must draw on the best of themselves together and discover what they have to save their world.

Saturday, June 1, 2013

iProperty.com Malaysia Presents the Happily Ever After Home Campaign

Hey there! Here's some good news for you. Join the contest mentioned below and win the grand prize of RM10,000 the perfect first step to your dream home. Also, there's 10 units of Apple TV up for grabs. Details as below:-

Have you ever read a story that featured a lavish home and wished you lived in it? Be it an extravagant castle brimming with priceless antiques or a cosy cottage nestled at the edge of a lush forest, we have all sighed dreamily as we fantasised about living in our favourite fairy tale house.

iProperty.com Malaysia - #1 Digital Property Advertising Business in Malaysia

However, as we grew up, we were made to realise how difficult it was to obtain our own home, much less something matching those of our childhood daydreams, and were forced to leave them behind. In recognition of all those long-forgotten desires, iProperty.com Malaysia has launched the Happily Ever After Home campaign, where interested individuals are invited to submit their details via Facebook and answer a simple question.

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