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Yes celebrates football fever with #YesToRio contest

Yes celebrates football fever with #YesToRio contest

Ola! To celebrate the upcoming 2014 FIFA World Cup and the love of football, Yes has launched its #YesToRio online game contest. The nationwide online contest runs from 3 April to 31 May 2014. Two grand prize winners will get a once-in-a-lifetime, all-expense paid trip to watch the final match of the biggest sporting event of 2014 – happening in […]

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Sports

The Music Run by AIA: Running for fun with Hotlink

The Music Run by AIA: Running for fun with Hotlink

Run, walk, dance and most importantly, have fun. That was the order of the day at the world’s first The Music Run by AIA, the most unique running experience ever held in Malaysia. The exciting 5km fun run took place at Selangor Turf Club in Sungai Besi on Sunday, 23 March 2014. Maxis’ prepaid service, Hotlink, was the Official Telco Partner […]

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Culture

Ellen's famous 2014 Oscar selfie broke the all-time highest likes on Twitter.

Study: Let’s face it, Instagram selfies get you 38% more Likes

The era of the ‘selfie’ has dawned upon us. So much so that the word ‘selfie’ itself was Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year for 2013. Selfie is defined as “a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and uploaded to a social media website.” Fire up Instagram and behold the massive amount […]

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Sports

The Music Run by AIA: Interactive 5km fun run happens this Sunday

The Music Run by AIA: Interactive 5km fun run happens this Sunday

Music lovers and running enthusiasts alike will be getting their hearts thumping at The Music Run by AIA this Sunday, 23 March 2014, the most interactive 5km fun run on the planet. The unique fun run will happen at Selangor Turf Club, Sungai Besi.

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Food

[Food Review] Signature @ The Roof

[Food Review] Signature @ The Roof

Right before Chinese New Year, I was invited to sample delights from Signature @ The Roof. The restaurant with a view offers plenty, and I come out impressed with the samplings from the main menu. Read on.

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Culture

#SomebodyLikeMe Gets People Talking About HIV/AIDS

#SomebodyLikeMe Gets People Talking About HIV/AIDS

Even in this modern era, HIV/AIDS and sex remains a taboo subject to many. In conjunction with World AIDS Day in December 2013, Reckitt Benchkiser’s Durex Malaysia (“Durex”) launched a month-long campaign called #SOMEBODYLIKEME, aimed to educate Malaysian youths on HIV/AIDS.

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Happenings

(From left) Ms. Sharon Chew, Vice President, Head of Regional Products and Marketing, Card Services, Asia of American Express International, Inc. and Ms. Lisa Perrotti-Brown MW from The Wine Advocate officially open the first-ever Robert Parker's Wine Advocate Grand World Tour in Asia, which is presented by American Express

American Express and Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate Grand World Tour Coming to Malaysia

Are you a wine enthusiast? If you are then you may be chuffed that Robert Parker, one of the world’s most influential wine critics and writers is coming to Kuala Lumpur this 8-9 March as part of Wine Advocate’s Grand World Tour. Presented by America Express International, the tour will showcase exceptional fine wine and dining experiences across Kuala Lumpur, […]

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Happenings

Pavilion KL Ushers Lunar New Year with 688 Fortune Horses

Pavilion KL Ushers Lunar New Year with 688 Fortune Horses

Pavilion KL has once again taken a no-holds barred approach this Chinese New Year with a dazzling array of activities and promotions. The main highlight is undoubtedly the ‘688 Trail of Fortune’, featuring the largest collection of 688 custom-made horses to share abundance of wealth, success and prosperity with shoppers.

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Food

[Food Review] Chicago Rib House Serves Up a Pork-sperous Lunar New Year Feast

[Food Review] Chicago Rib House Serves Up a Pork-sperous Lunar New Year Feast

In a quick flash, we bid farewell to 2013, said hello to 2014 and in less than 3 weeks, we’ll be greeting the God of Fortune at the Lunar New Year. To welcome the Year of the Horse, Chicago Rib House is riding the festivities with its Porkalicious Joy Luck Sets – special set menus to bring family, friends and […]

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Food

[Food Review] Teased by Al-Amar Express & Circus

[Food Review] Teased by Al-Amar Express & Circus

Mention Al-Amar and you’re likely to have visions of hummus, grilled lamb and baklavas. And that’s good. The award-winning restaurant, located at Level 6 of Pavilion KL, is known for its fine and delectable authentic Lebanese Cuisine. Unknown to some, exists Al-Amar Express, a more casual version, located at Fahrenheit88. I was invited to sample concoctions from Al-Amar Express’ newly […]

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Food

Chicken Basil Aglio Olio

A Taste of the New Gourmet Menu at The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Pavilion KL

The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf (“CBTL”) at Pavilion Kuala Lumpur recently reopened its doors with a fresh new look, and added table service and extended gourmet menu. The whole new dining experience is exclusive to the Pavilion outlet and in fact, the only outlet with resident chefs. Along with other influencers, I got a taste of the new ‘coffee […]

by × December 25, 2013 × 0 comments

Culture

Grant Your Loved One A Wish With #CIMBInstaWish

Grant Your Loved One A Wish With #CIMBInstaWish

Christmas and the big festive mood is here, and CIMB Malaysia wants to make it even better! With its #CIMBInstaWish campaign running now till 4 January 2014.

by × December 23, 2013 × 0 comments