Translate

Sunday, October 22, 2017

MUSIC AND SURF FESTIVAL 25-26 NOVEMBER 2017


The Music and Surf Fest @ The Tip Of Borneo, Kudat will be held from 25 to 26 November 2017, at Tanjung Simpang Mengayau, Kudat, Sabah. The two-day event aims to promote the beautiful beaches of Kudat as a tourism destination for outdoor activities and surf culture, as well as to showcase the tradition and customs of the Rungus community.

Saturday, October 21, 2017

WiFi percuma di bandar raya Kota Kinabalu



Oleh Willie Jude Junaidi
bhnews@bh.com.my


KOTA KINABALU: Ketua Menteri Sabah, Tan Sri Musa Aman hari ini melancarkan kemudahan WiFi percuma bagi bandar raya ini iaitu 'KK City WiFi'.

Kemudahan WiFi itu membolehkan orang ramai mengakses internet secara percuma di sepanjang Jalan Tuan Fuad Stephens iaitu dari kompleks beli-belah Oceanus hingga ke Suria Sabah.

Ketika melancarkan kemudahan itu di sini, sebentar tadi, Musa berkata, 'KK City WiFi' bakal tambah memajukan produk pelancongan tempatan, sekali gus menaikkan imej bandar raya ini.

"Ia juga landasan mewujudkan inisiatif awam pada masa akan datang dalam membangun serta memantapkan rangkaian digital e-kerajaan.

"Saya yakin ia berupaya menarik lebih banyak pelaburan langsung asing (FDI), seterusnya menjadikan Kota Kinabalu mesra perniagaan dan selesa untuk didiami serta dilawati," katanya.

Yang turut hadir ialah Menteri Komunikasi dan Multimedia, Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak; Menteri Pelancongan, Kebudayaan dan Alam Sekitar negeri, Datuk Seri Masidi Manjun dan Datuk Bandar Kota Kinabalu, Datuk Yee Boon Hai.

Musa berkata, pelancaran 'KK City Wifi' juga bakal menjadikan Kota Kinabalu bandar raya hab digital.

Bersandarkan kepada teknologi dalam bandar raya pintar, pengguna boleh melakukan kerja di mana dan pada bila-bila masa.

"Ini membolehkan masyarakat melakukan banyak perkara dalam satu masa dan sudah tentu dapat meningkatkan keberkesanan serta produktiviti negeri dan negara kita," katanya.

Sehubungan itu, beliau meminta warga bandar raya ini, peniaga mahupun pelancong untuk mengaplikasikan sepenuhnya kewujudan 'KK City WiFi' untuk manfaat dan faedah bersama.

Terdahulu, Salleh berkata, pelaksanaan projek diterajui Dewan Bandaraya Kota Kinabalu (DBKK) dengan pihak swasta itu, seiring matlamat Suruhanjaya Komunikasi dan Multimedia Malaysia (SKMM) dalam menambah baik infrastruktur komunikasi di Sabah.

"Menerusi peluang ini, saya berharap pengusaha atau usahawan produk tempatan dan perkhidmatan di negeri ini, khususnya di Kota Kinabalu memanfaatkan rangkaian WiFi ini bagi perluasan pemasaran produk dan perkhidmatan," katanya.

CTRIP TRAVELLERS: TOP SPOTS - "2017 BEST FAMILY HOTEL" GRANDIS HOTELS & RESORTS


Grandis Hotels & Resorts receive the Ctrip Award for "2017 Best Family Hotel" at the 2017 Ctrip Appreciation event in Beijing, China. Congratulations Grandis team.


About Ctrip
Save on travel in Asia with Ctrip

Plan your Asia trip with Ctrip, one of Asia's top online travel agents. Plan your Asia itinerary, book hotels and cheap flights in Asia, book tours, activities and vacation packages—and save money every step of the way!

Travel in Asia made easy... and secure

Whether you want an Asia vacation deal or savings on business travel in Asia, Ctrip has you covered. Meet all your Asia travel needs on our secure, easy-to-navigate English-language site, supported by award-winning 24/7 customer service. With Ctrip, quality Asia travel service in English is always just a call—or a few clicks—away. And secure payment options take the stress out of travel in Asia by providing easy payment options including international credit cards, PayPal and debit cards(China only).

Asia travel tools, Asia travel deals... and international travel, too!

It's easy to customize your travel experience with Ctrip Asia travel tools like our flight Fare Alert, Dealfinder calendar, Flight + Hotel deals, Early Bird deals, filtered flight searches and hotel searches, and special Asia vacation package deals. Plus, earn Ctrip points to earn great Asia travel rewards, including free flights and hotel stays!

Finally, you can find great international flight deals and cheap hotels and resorts worldwide on Ctrip—with Ctrip, the world is just a few clicks away!

SPA & WELLNESS CONVENTION - AN EXCLUSIVE INVITATION TO YOU


Invitation to AMSPA’s Spa Convention & Training of Urutan Malaysia Workshop

AMSPA is very pleased to invite you to the 1st Malaysia Spa Convention of Spa, Beauty, Wellness, and Holistic health industry players. This convention will be held on November 3rd 2017 at Le Meridien Hotel, Putrajaya (IOI City Mall)

It features:
· PANEL DISCUSSION on the Integration of Wellness in Property Developments

· HEALTH TALK on Varma Touch for your daily wellbeing
· CERTIFIED TRAINING WORKSHOP on the recently launched URUTAN MALAYSIA
· Participants to this convention will also receive an All Day Pass to MURFEST from November 3-5. (http://youtu.be/eU3pY5W-bxo)

For registration, please directly contact Ms Uma 019-2959153 . The participation fee is RM 399 for non members with a 10% discount for members. This event is also HRDF Claimable.

For further information you can visit www.murfest.com or please do not hesitate to contact Ms. Uma 019-295 9153 or via e-mail at info@amspa.org.my


Thank you.


PS: A flyer and the latest programme are enclosed. 
Feel free to share this information!

Thursday, October 19, 2017

MUMO REVEALS TOP 18 FINALISTS OF MISS UNIVERSE MALAYSIA 2018


KUALA LUMPUR,– The Miss Universe Malaysia Organization (MUMO) today revealed the Top 18 finalists of Miss Universe Malaysia 2018 at Pavilion Kuala Lumpur following a series of auditions and roadshows held across the nation in search of potential talents who can personify all the values and attributes of Miss Universe Malaysia on the world stage.


From a total of 50 finalists, the Top 18 finalists shortlisted (in alphabetical order) are:

Alexis SueAnn Seow Su-Yin, 22, Selangor


Asha Kaur Ranjit Singh, 24, Kuala Lumpur


Charlotte Tan Bee Theng, 24, Perak


Charmaine Chew Qi En, 20, Kuala Lumpur


Jaipreet Kaur Dhillon, 23, Kuala Lumpur


Jane Teoh Jun, 20, Penang


Jasebel Shalani Robert, 22, Kuala Lumpur


Jessy Gantle, 23, Sarawak


Kaayathri Pramasivam, 25, Kuala Lumpur


Kirsten Wong Yee Mun, 22, Kuala Lumpur


Liliana Fernandez, 20, Kuala Lumpur


Lysandra Gabriel Storie, 20, Sarawak


Maria Devonne Escobia, 24, Kuala Lumpur


Mellisa Wong Yi Sheong, 22, Selangor


Nathasha Aprilla J.S. Benggon, 23, Sabah


Sabrina Thevy Arumugam, 25, Selangor


Shahraswaty a/p Nesaretnam, 21, Selangor


Shannen Jade Totten, 23, Kuala Lumpur


The National Director of MUMO, Datin Elaine Daly said, “After an exhaustive nationwide search,we found 18 beautiful, smart and promising young ladies who left a lasting impression on us.However, only one will be crowned Miss Universe Malaysia 2018 and proudly represent our country on the international stage.”


“As National Director, I am honoured to have the opportunity to once again guide, mentor and groom these girls, and transform them into young women who are strong, confident and ready to take on the world. The journey will not be an easy one, and they will need to be prepared physically,mentally and emotionally.”


“Our theme this year – ‘Beauty Beyond You’ embodies the passion, dedication and spirit behind this competition, where young women from all over the nation come together to showcase their incredible drive and determination to succeed. This is more than a beauty pageant, I can assure you that. This is a platform that will be life changing, a stepping stone to greater heights, one that will open doors for these young women here to opportunities beyond their imagination. I am eager to bring out the best in them, and lead them on this amazing path that I once walked on,” she added.Datin Elaine Daly continued, “We are also thrilled to announce that for this year, we will have with us none other than the beautiful, talented and very fit Miss Universe Malaysia 2012 Ms Kimberley Leggett joining us as host of Miss Universe Malaysia 2018. And to add to that, we are excited to have our title sponsor ZALORA on board for this pageant for the very first time. We have a few more surprises in store, so make sure to stay tuned!”


Mr Giulio Xiloyannis, Managing Director of ZALORA said, “ZALORA is proud to partner with the Miss Universe Malaysia Organization, a clear statement of our commitment to providing customers with not only a wide range of high street fashion, but also glamorous and elegant occasion wear.


Being Asia's Online Fashion Destination, we hope that our assortment of labels may empower women across the region to look and feel like The Next Miss Universe Malaysia."

The 18 finalists will undergo Boot Camp where they have to live together at the MUMO House for 12 days, away from their family and friends and undergo a series of training sessions which includes pageant knowledge, catwalk training, grooming, fitness, photo shoots, interviews and styling challenges. Competition will be tough, and only the strongest in spirit and mind will survive the gruelling week.

The journey of the 18 finalists will be captured and shown over 20 webisodes in a reality show series on online lifestyle channel, www.hurr.tv starting December 2017. Viewers can also catch the seven episodes-series on DIVA, available exclusively on Astro Channel 702 and DIVA HD Astro Channel 723.

The crowning of Miss Universe Malaysia 2018 will take place on 24 January 2018 at The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur. As Miss Universe Malaysia 2018, she will have the opportunity of a lifetime to travel abroad representing the country at the Miss Universe pageant at a yet-to-be-revealed location. Additionally, she will also receive a cash prize of RM50,000, sponsored prizes worth over RM150,000 and a full education scholarship from HELP University.


The Miss Universe Malaysia 2018 pageant is presented by Zalora and main partner Auto Bavaria, partner Ceres Jewels and Official Partners: Bubble Gum Wax and Nails, Fitology,Glojas Clinic at Smart International Aesthetics, HELP University, InnoWhite, Lancôme,L’Oreal Professionnel, La Juiceria Superfoods, , Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur, Miko Galère, Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, RedBus, Runway Productions by Catwalk Guru (Benjamin Toong) and SMC DentalWorks. The pageant is supported by Official Media Partner The Star,Official TV partner DIVA, and Official Online Partner hurr.tv.

To stay updated on the latest news about Miss Universe Malaysia, follow us here:


Facebook MissUniverseMalaysia

Twitter @MissUniverseMY

Instagram missuniversemalaysia

PKHS FUNDRAISING CHARITY BAZAAR SUCCESSFULLY WITH BIG TURN OUT



Persatuan Hemodialis Kinabalu Sabah will organizing a fundraising Charity Bazaar on 8 October 2017, Sunday from 9am till 2pm in conjunction with the 12th-anniversary celebration at Likas Sports Complex Badminton Hall. The event is expecting about more than 1000 supporters who bought the bazaar coupons, sponsors, participating outlets, performers, volunteers, and patients.


The bazaar will be graced by Mayor of Kota Kinabalu City, YBhg. Datuk Dr. Yeo Boon Hai together with the Persatuan Hemodialisis Kinabalu, Sabah’s patron Tan Sri Datuk David Chu Sui Kiong, advisor Mr. Loh Suan Phang and the chairman Mr. Lim Heok Chye. There will be a costume contest, live stage performances, scrumptious food stalls, fun games carnivals, free health screening and blood donation drive. Apart from that, JCI Tanjung Aru will be joining as well for the 4th year to make the event more successful where there will be a FREE health screening and blood donation drive with their own blood donation campaign called JCI Tanjung Aru Red Saver Blood Donation Drive.


Persatuan Hemodialisis Kinabalu, Sabah hopes to raise fund by selling out at least 9,000 bazaar coupon booklets at RM50 each to raise RM450,000.00 and more by getting supports as well as donations from the generous public too. In addition to that, PHKS also selling out soft toys and collectible items as well to raise fund. The fund raised will be used for in running the centre operations and subsidies the treatment fees further as there are more new patients on the waiting list to join the centre.


visit PHKS Facebook page atwww.facebook.com/phks2005 or website at http://www.phks.org.my.

HYATT CELEBRATES THE FESTIVAL OF LIGHT WITH A SPECIAL DEEPAVALI DINNER BUFFET


KOTA KINABALU, MALAYSIA (18 October 2017) – Deepavali is an important festival for the people of the Hindu religion. It is well known as “the festival of light” and is celebrated in all parts of our country.



To celebrate the festival of light, Hyatt Regency Kinabalu presented a special Deepavali dinner buffet at Tanjung Ria Kitchen. Sous Chef Govind Sanwal, who is originally from Dehli, took the diners on a journey to discover what Indian cuisine is all about. With a great knowledge of herbs and spices, Govind prepared an exquisite and mouth-watering menu to fulfil diners’ appetites.



Spiced aromas and delicious flavors were in abundance as the highlights of the buffet included puri bhaji, achari jhinga, makai pakoras, paneer chatpata and kashmiri pulao. 



This year, Hyatt Regency Kinabalu brought people together to create stronger bonds between the multicultural people in our country. The spirit of togetherness can be seen on customers’ faces, which is in line with Hyatt’s trademark “We Care for People So They Can Be Their Best”.



LOBSTER + NASI LEMAK CAN YOU HANDLE IT?



Highly recommended.

The biggest offer from Tavern Kitchen & Bar. One of the best combination of Fantastic Lobster with a local delight of Nasi Lemak. Tavern Kitchen and Bar.


My first impression was "Awesome!" my rating 8/10

I've tried it how about you? Limited serving per day. Check their Facebook for more details.

1. Medium lobster (400 grams) promo price RM49. Their normal price is RM79. All prices are subject to 6% GST and 10% service charge, as stated in the menu.



2. Large lobster (600 grams) is RM89. Total price after 6% GST = RM94.34.

3. Add-on giant tiger prawns RM49.

4. Add-on giant squid RM38.


Located at Imago Shopping Mall - Kota Kinabalu 
Tavern Kitchen & Bar fusion menu will not disappoint you.


For more info 

This review rated by AlfredAllenKK & KKSabahLoudSpeaker 

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

BE EXTRAORDINARY TOUR


The Extraordinary Tour is your personal introduction to the world of Bentley and it is coming to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia!

To celebrate the Extraordinary Tour in Kuala Lumpur, 10 lucky winners who answer the question below correctly will receive an exclusive Bentley Collection gift!

What is the horsepower of the Mulsanne Speed?

For a chance to win, please like and share* this post by 22 October 2017, 6pm, and leave your answer on this post as a comment. Winners will be contacted directly on 23 October. 
*Please ensure that your shared post is ‘Public’.

Discover secrets of Bentley at the Extraordinary Tour located at Bentley Kuala Lumpur showroom from 25 to 26 October 2017. See you there!

Click Here