Thursday, June 26, 2014

Dunlopillo Suite marks 1st Anniversary with Mega Sale of New Series of Mattresses

Sabah’s first Dunlopillo Suite at Suria Sabah Shopping Mall here will mark its 1st Anniversary with a 3-day promotional sale on June 27-29. 

“The highlight will be the launch of three new exclusive product range to deliver prime sleep and comfort solutions,” said Mr.Lee Hon Hwa, Director of Mega Summit Sdn Bhd which operates the outlet.

The new series are the Europa, Premium and Normablock/Normaktive spring mattresses which feature different layered latex for good spinal alignment, comfort, health and durability. They are all affordably priced.

The launch will be officiated by Mr. Ignacio Pastor Rios, Vice-President of Dunlopillo Asia which is a member of Pikolin Group, the largest bedding manufacturer in Europe, headquartered in Zaragoza, Spain.

According to Rios, Dunlopillo mattresses are among the most sought after by the local clientele for its trust brand image, quality and reliability. The Dunlopillo brand has been around since 1929. 

Dunlopillo achievement the for award of Product Brand - Consumer mattress for the third consecutive year.

He said Dunlopillo products continued to enjoy competitive edge, embracing the latest production technologies and sleep innovations to optimize health benefits.

In conjunction with the anniversary sale, consumers can avail themselves to product discounts upto 70% and every purchase will entitle the customer to a Lucky Dip and win attractive prize.

An added attraction is the guest appearance of Singapore recording artiste and film star Zhang Yao Dong on June 29 at 2.00-2.45 pm where he will interact with customers. Customers who make purchases on June 27 and 28 will be entitled to meet up with Zhang during a meet-the-fan session.

Issued for and on behalf of Mega Summit Sdn Bhd by Prestige Advertising Sdn Bhd. Contact: 019-8700229 (Amelia Yong)

Tuesday, June 24, 2014


Kuala Lumpur, 24 June 2014 – International PErsons Certification (IPEC) Bureau signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) regarding the strategic partnership with Information Security Certification Centre of China (ISCCC), during the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) in Multilateral Recognition Arrangement (MLA) Readiness Project in Persons Certification (ISO/IEC 17024:2012), held in Jakarta, Indonesia between 14 to 16April 2014.

IPEC trusts the collaboration with ISCCC, the leading commercial arm in certification of Information Security for workforce and professionals will foresee in the promotion of comprehensive cooperation between the two countries in honour of the 40th Anniversary of the establishment of Diplomatic Relations between Malaysia and China.

Under the MOU, IPEC and ISCCC will build a framework of dialogue for strengthening mutual cooperative ties. With the framework, both certification organisations seek to forge a closer cooperative and collaborative relationship, wherein they could jointly consider support for those information security related projects such as Information Security Certification and Information Professional Certification that will facilitate the Asia Pacific market.“In line with the 40 years of bilateral relationship forged between Malaysia and China, IPEC aspires to expand its wings to China, the emerging superpower through related field of joined certification that will enhance our positioning in the booming Asia Pacific region and international arena,” said the Chief Executive Officer of IPEC Bureau, Dr. Juliana Lim.

“To further fortify this newly established partnership, IPEC will be attending a meeting with the management of ISCCC in Beijing’, China between 25 to 27 June. Both IPEC and ISCCC have shown intention to exchange knowledge and skills in the certification and training standards development of Information Security Certification Scheme, under the industry scope of Information Technology Management for Asia Pacific Region,” added Dr. Juliana who had earlier attended the APEC project for 3 days along with fellow APEC economies ’representatives from China, Russia, Australia, Vietnam, Thailand, Singapore, Korea, Brunei, Indonesia and Philippines.

As an accredited certification body by the Department of Standards Malaysia (Standards Malaysia), IPEC’s active participation in the project has only further ascertained their undivided commitment towards empowering and enhancing the human capital capabilities as well as serving the needs of the National Key Economic Areas (NKEA). IPEC was awarded by the National Standards and Accreditation Award its achievement in obtaining accreditation from Standards Malaysia in the field of certification of persons in year 2012.

In compliance with the ISO/IEC 17024 guideline, IPEC is currently engaged in developing and operating certification programs for persons involved in various platforms, such as Beauty Science, Operational & Services Excellence, Oil and Gas, Anti-Money Laundering Industry, Public Sector Management, Life Science and many more with the objective of meeting both consumer and business expectations.

“Our initiatives are driven by the mission to develop and strengthen the industry’s productivity, innovation and efficiency under the manpower transformation scheme that focuses on up-skilling and re-skilling of workforce. In correspondence with the government’s aspiration to attain the status of a high-income nation by year 2020, IPEC sees itself playing a major role in stimulating the macro societal economy that creates new employment opportunities,” she further elaborated.

IPEC’s contribution in this key project serves to provide an assurance to its stakeholders, industry committees, directors and certified members, in an attempt to build a developed nation that endorses industry best practices.

Since its establishment in 2008, IPEC via its dynamic Research and Technology Development Division has been offering unique methodologies for SME & SMI to develop industry defined competency standards that are examinable and measurable. Apart from Certification of Persons, IPEC also caters for Professional Licensing, Public Policy Management and Industry Scheme Customisation, to name a few.

ISCCC is the specialised organisation to implement information security certification, with the approval of the State Commission Office for Public Sector Reform and authorised by eight People’s Republic of China’s government authorities and ministries, including Information Work Office of State Council, Ministry of Public Security of People’s Republic of China, Ministry of State Security, Ministry of Information Industry of People’s Republic of China, State General Administration of the People’s Republic of China for Quality Supervision and Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ), State Secrecy Administration, Certification and Accreditation Administration of the People’s Republic of China(CNCA) and State Cryptography Administration. 

The Director of China ISCCC, Dr Zhang Jian (on the left) and the CEO of IPEC Bureau,
Dr. Juliana Lim at the MOU signing ceremony during the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) in Multilateral Recognition Arrangement (MLA) Readiness Project in Persons Certification (ISO/IEC17024:2012), held in Jakarta, Indonesia between 14 to 16 April 2014.

Dr. Juliana Lim (seated third from the right) with fellow APEC economies’ representatives from China, Russia, Australia, Vietnam, Thailand, Singapore, Korea, Brunei, Indonesia and Philippines.

For further information about IPEC CERTIFICATION BUREAU, kindly contact or Malaysia number +603-2026 7733.

Monday, June 23, 2014

Suria Green Health Fair- Upgrading the local health awareness

Kota Kinabalu, 23rd June 2014 - Following a huge turnout and overwhelming success of KK Food & Bakery Bake Fiesta 2014 - a food related event organized by Eleventh Avenue Marketing, once again Eleventh Avenue Marketing is back to introduce an exciting new event that seeks to promote health and beauty awareness to the general public in Sabah.

Suria Green Health Fair will be happening on the 28th & 29th June 2014, at Suria Sabah Shopping Mall (Main Atrium). Starting from 11am to 8pm on both days, this 2-day fair aims to inform the local KK city community about the latest breakthroughs and what is available within today's health and wellness industry through its organized exhibitions and stage activities.
Suria Green Health Fair is also a platform and opportunity for health and wellness industry leaders, product and service providers to showcase their specialties to a wide range of potential clientele.

A total of 8 categories will be introduced in Suria Green Health Fair namely:

1) Health Products

2) Organic Products

3) Beauty Products

4) Wellness Spa

5) Health Consultant Service

6) Wellness appliance

7) Beauty Academy

8) Fitness Centre.

Admission to the public is free.

During this two day event, Suria Green Health Fair's official beauty academy - Imperial Beauty & Make-up academy will do a one-time exclusive beauty show while 11th Dance studio will be showcasing a Zumba performance by (Zumba Instructor Network) ZIN Rez and the team.

Free product sampling available throughout both days and lucky participants will also stand a chance to win free trial classes and also “Super Deal” offers for health products and services.

Each visitor to the Suria Green Health Fair who spends a minimum of RM30.00 purchase in a single receipt will be eligible for one lucky draw. Attractive prizes await the lucky winners, including an exclusive spa package worth RM388, home fitness products worth more than RM1200, health products and much more.

More than 26 wellness related industry players will be taking part in Suria Green Health Fair. These participants are as follows:

1. Lactovida (Health Products)

2. La Vie (Beauty & Nails)

3. Zero (Official home fitness appliance sponsors)

4. South Sea Sanctuary (Wellness Spa)

5. City Grocer (Anchor Participant & Promoting Organic products & groceries)

6. Mandara Spa (Wellness Spa)

7. Body Sense (Wellness Spa)

8. Jari Jari Spa (Wellness Spa)

9. K2 (Official drinking water)

10. Imperial Beauty & Make-Up Academy (Official beauty academy)

11. Y3 Bath & Body (beauty products)

12. WPS (Health Products)

13. Vahesta Product Resources (Local remedy products)

14. Scalp Organic Solutions (Scalp Treatment)

15. RITELLO (Home Appliance)

16. 11th Dance Studio (Fitness centre)

17. Hs Living Solutions (Home Appliance)

18. ION Energy Marketing (Wellness Products)

19. UNIVERA Independent Associate (Health Supplement)

20. Medichome (Fitness Appliance)

21. Madnutrition (Health Supplement)

22. BP Healthcare Group (Official Sponsor & Leader in health check)

23. Zell V (Beauty & Health Supplement)

24. GoodMorning Vplus (Health Product)

25. Gaya Souvenir Centre (Local Remedy Products)

26. Anti-Aging consultant by Debbie Huynh (Consultant)

Eleventh Avenue Marketing Executive Director Alfred Allen Ginsos expressed his special thanks to Suria Sabah Shopping Mall for being the official venue sponsor, as well as Jari Jari Spa for sponsoring the venue for Suria Green Health Fair's press conference.

Suria Green Health Fair supported by the local media, FLEW Magazine and the blogging community in and around Borneo.

For more info regarding the fair kindly contact Mr Alfred Allen Ginsos Executive Director of Eleventh Avenue Marketing at 014-9575738 or visit their facebook page and official webpage


Kota Kinabalu-22nd June 2014

Ascot Academy has the opportunity to join Astro Kasih Beautiful Malaysia as Sukarelawan together with iM4U sabah for Beach Cleaning Activity and Chef Steve, Chef Jahinin, Chef Edsel & Chef Faizul for Cooking Competition.

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Malaysia Supermodel Search-Sabah Audition 2014

Great chance for people from Kota Kinabalu, supermodel @amberchia and catwalkguru @benjamintoong will be coming to #novoteloneborneo#kotakinabalu for audition for #malaysiasupermodelsearch presented by @paradigmmallmy sponsored by #philocaly

Official page for Malaysia Supermodel Search click: HERE

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Ramadan Buffet @ Marina Cafe

As the sun sets during the Holy month of Ramadan in Kota Kinabalu, we invite you to gather and break fast with a delicious buffet spread of Ramadan favourites and delicious authentic Malay dishes while you enjoy the panaromic views of our marina harbour.

With more than 60 dishes on the buffet spread, look out for special items Gulai Kawah, a famous dish in the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia particularly in Terengganu which is traditionally cooked on charcoal wood fire and Kari Kepala Ikan, renowned as one of the most famous dish in Northern and South West of Peninsular Malaysia made with fresh produce and tantalising spices to suit your palate.

Come, celebrate the spirit of togetherness with friends and family at Marina Cafe, Sutera Harbour Marina & Country Club. The buffet dinner is priced at RM68.00nett per person from June 29 to July 27, 2014. Early bird promotion of RM60.00nett per person is available from June 18 to July 6, 2014. Early reservation is recommended. Call Marina Cafe at +60 88 308 170 or e-mail

If you prefer to organise your own private Ramadan buffet and Hari Raya celebration, our catering team is ever ready to cater to your event’s needs. Enjoy a complimentary buffet dinner for 6 persons at Cafe Boleh, The Pacific Sutera Hotel with a minimum booking of 250 persons and above during the Early Bird promotion period:

Berbuka Puasa Package 2014 : May 26 to June 26, 2014.
Hari Raya Aidilfitri Package 2014 : May 26 to July 15, 2014.

For information and reservation on our catering services, please e-mail : /

or call +60 88 318 888 ext 3208 or 3363.

Sunday, June 15, 2014

SAVE TIME! Shopping at LECA ONE STOP CENTRE for Home Refitting

LECA is Kota Kinabalu's latest one-stop all under one roof home decoration, renovation and furnishing centre. Choices for flooring, wall materials including curtains, blinds for windows to light fittings on ceiling easily available and its at convenience for customers and contractors too.

New home owner can simply spend more time and choose variety of sanitary ware,bathroom accessories,imported wallpaper and even wardrobe system on their most conveniently right here at LECA. skip all the hassle what colour to match or how the matching design material should fit because LECA  standing by their friendly and experience interior design consultant to assist you.

This exciting time saving concept was made possible by Cabang Harmoni Sdn Bhd premises at Metro Town in Kolombong,displaying various high quality products  from all over the world spanning a display area of 9,600sq ft over 8 shoplots featuring various renowned brands to fill such a void in the market.

The company procure its products for sale direct from the manufacturers, with no intermediaries this to be able to price its goods and services lower for the interest of the public to ensure that the shopping experience at LECA is conducive for families.



Over the years, COTTO has become more and more established as a world class manufacturer of tiles and sanitary ware. All of COTTO's delicate designs are the results of structured and extensive research; together with our investment in pioneering production technology, we can better understand and respond to the behaviour and cultures of global consumers.

Picture scene

Such ambition has positioned us COTTO the brand that ultimately offers our customers the utmost satisfaction.

Each FIMA bathroom collection product is the result of a combination of elements:

Design, technology, innovation and high craftsmanship

Quality is always the common denominator and, once again, our new range of bathroom products speaks the language of perfection and reliability.

Scene on 14th June 2014: 1st year anniversary and grand launching:

Extending 9600sq ft showroom

Lovely complement to LECA from business partner and friends

LIVE cooking demo by Chef Maurizio Ferraiuolo from English Tea House & Restaurant presenting Kitchen Shop cookware

Chef Maurizio Ferraiuolo
Group Photo

LECA Home & Furnishing located at Metro Town Block A, Lot No A-0-1 to A-0-8, Jln Bunga Ulam Raja, Off Tuaran Road,88300,Kota Kinabalu,Sabah.

Contact: 088-393 488 / 088-393 588 
Fax: 088-393 477

Post up by Alfred Allen
(Host/Presenter/ Creator of KKFBBF & KK Food Events Dot Com

Executive Director of Eleventh Avenue Marketing & Bloggers for since 2011

Friday, June 13, 2014

Congratulations to LECA Home & Furnishing on your 1st Year Anniversary & Grand Launching

Hearties Congratulations To:

From: Eleventh Avenue Marketing 

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Hello everyone, #kkjazzfest is happening this Friday & Saturday!!

The much anticipated annual jazz extravaganza is back again on its 8th edition. Enjoy great musical performances by artists from Italy, Cuba, Indonesia, Malaysia, and not forgetting our very own local artists too!

The event is also hosted by our very own Sabahan lass - Daphne Iking!

So what are you waiting for, get your tickets and share/tag this to your friends!

See you there!

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Cuban Nights @ Breeze

The popular Cuban band Estudiantina Ensemble will be making a special appearance at Breeze Beach Club, The Pacific Sutera Hotel for two nights on June 15 & 16, 2014.

Bringing traditional Estudiantina music to Kota Kinabalu for the first first, the genre of music originates from 1927 and is all about feisty and powerful melody.

Estudiantina Ensemble was founded by Ricardo Bekema and is composed of :

Ricardo ‘ArĂ­stides’ Bekema – director, guitar, lead vocals
Eric ‘Derecho de Nacer’ Wijngaarde – percusion menor, lead vocals
Carlos ‘Calucho’ Eduardo Filomeno Francinet – percusion menor, lead vocals
Alexander Rodriguez Cala – trumpet
Wilmer Gerardo Rios Garcia – baroque timpani (pailas criollas)
Leo ‘PantalĂ©on’ Martis – tres (segundo)
Randy Winterdal – double bass
Anurakt Scheepers – tres (primero)

So, mark your calendar! Put on your favourite beach wear and come join us if you love good music, salsa dancing, cocktails & a Caribbean BBQ by the seaside. Cuban Nights starts from 6.00pm till late.

To RSVP, contact Breeze Beach Club at

or call +60 88 318 888 ext 3671.

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