Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Introduce The Borneo Eco Film Festival 2013

The BORNEO ECO FILM FESTIVAL (BEFF) is an annual non-profit free event celebrating Borneo's biocultural diversity through nurturing local storytelling through its year-round SUARA Community Filmmaking workshops and showcasing exclusive premieres of environmental films.

BEFF is divided into three parts:

(i) SUARA KOMUNITI ~ village-level and in-festival filmmaking workshops for indigenous / local community filmmakers only;

(ii) SUARA PUBLIKA ~in-festival public filmmaking and environmental presentations; and

(iii) ENVIRONMENTAL CINEMA ~ S.E. Asian premieres of provocative environmental films screenings.

Now you can follow them on Twiiter juga! Jom, ber-tweet.

Please have a look at their website on for more information on the followings:

Boleh Bah Filem Kita (BBFK) short–film competition
List of films to be screened
Festival schedules

Friday, July 12, 2013

Hyatt Regency Kinabalu Launches A Very Bandung Ramadhan Buka Puasa Feast

Kota Kinabalu,Sabah- Hyatt Regency Kinabalu launched their Bandung Ramadhan promotion with the ultimate in buka puasa feasts featuring an astounding array of choice to suit every tastebud in their Bandung Ramadhan promotion.

The buffet featured mouth-watering dishes from Indonesia, brought by guest chefs from Hyatt Regency Bandung 

Showing his support for the promotion was Sabah Indonesian consulate consule Mrs Ema Noviana Mahmuddin and vice Consul me, Mr Thoso Priharnowo nd representatives fromthe Sabah Tourism Board who came to sample the buka puasa offerings on the first day of fasting.

Members of the media, including newspaper, magazine and bloggers were invited for the feast.

Indonesia cuisine is known for its use of fragrant spices and has gained immense popularity in Malaysia. Chef Aries Tri Suhandoko and Chef Sandy Nur Hidayat brings us the diverse flavours of Indonesian food. From flavorful salads and appetizers, to tasty soups, aromatic curries, fragrantly spiced meats to delectable, wholesome desserts.

Start your meal with a selection of appetizers such as Asinan, rojak buah or tauhu telur. Complement it with a serving of soup like Soto Bandung, Mie Siram or Rawon Jawa Timur before digging in to our mind-boggling selection of main courses-Empal Daging Sapi, Udang Balado,Gulai Kamping, Ikan Bawal Bumbu Bali, Nasi Goreng Jawa, Ayam Rica Rica, Nasi Goreng Kluwek, Kambing Guling, Gulai Nangka Muda and many more Indonesian specialties made by our guest chefs.

"Our guest are constantly looking for a unique dining experience with us. This fasting month, we want to offer them an unforgettable buka puasa with a wide choice of cuisine so they can enjoy this special month of breaking fast with family and friends," said General Manager of Hyatt Regency Kinabalu Arifin Darmwan

In addition to the Indonesian specialties, Hyatt Regency Kinabalu will be serving up their much-loved favourites like their signature oxtail assam pedas, satay, rendang, whole baked fish, roti john,martabak and gado gado.

Western cuisine like rost lamb flap, beef, and grilled vegetable will be available as well s roasted chicken nd duck, dim sum, ngiu chap nd yong tau foo prepared by the Chinese Kitchen.

Chef Govind will be using the tandoori oven to prepare his fmous fluffy and crisp naan, tikka masala grilled meats and north indian curries along with lamb kebab and beef shawarma.

Guest who com for Hyatt's Bandung Buka Puasa feast can also look forwrd to an extended dessert selections, from local specialties like kuih penjaram, ondeh-ondeh, kuih ketayap, kuih lenggang, kuih sapit, kuih lapis, apam balik to cheese cakes, creme brulee, strawberry sponge cakes, jellies, and much more.

Showing her support for the promotion was Sabah Indonesian consulate consul Mrs. Ema Noviana Mahmuddin and vice consul Mr. Thoso Priharnowo and representatives from the Sabah Tourism Board who came to sample the buka puasa offerings on the first day of fasting. Also in present both  guest chef and Director of F&B Mr Daryl Andreas Thong (Far right)

Udang Balado a must try! Don't forget to scoop some of the sambal too

Ayam Rica Rica
Gulai Kambing
Tempe Mendoan
Variation Of Kuih-Muih

The Bandung Ramadhan at Hyatt Regency Kinabalu is available all through the fasting month at RM110++ per person between 6.00pm and 8.00pm and RM100 per person after 8.00pm. Children pay half price.Buka Puasa BanquetPlanning a private buka puasa gathering? Chefs at Hyatt Regency Kinabalu have created a delectable. tantalizing buka puasa menu featuring the best of Ramadhan specialties. Trained banquet staff will be on hand to take away th stress of cooking, organizing the event, serving your guest and washing up so that the customers can concentrate on being the perfect hosts. For private venue catering, the menu is priced from RM100++ per person Reservations for Hyatt Regency Kinabalu can be made by calling 088-221234 or visiting