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SUNWAY LAGOON BRINGS SMILES TO MORE THAN 70 ORPHANS

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In the spirit of Raya, Sunway Lagoon played host to the children from Rumah Anak-Anak Yatim Damai, Kuang to a fun-filled day out at the theme park. The event kicked off with the Sunway Lagoon’s welcome dance and special appearance by the park’s very own celebrity couple – Captain Quack and Lady Quack, who were dressed in traditional costumes.
Following the warm greetings, the children were then brought on a wildlife educational tour at the Wildlife Park where they were given an up-close tour at the Sunway Lagoon’s Wildlife Park, which houses more than 150 species of animals from around the world, such as the white tigers, panthers, white gibbons, and the black-eared marmoset. The children were also entertained by the Wildlife Multi-Animal Show at the Wildlife Theater where they met more of the many species of animals found at the park.
“Sunway Lagoon is all about bringing people together and creating wonderful memories. We are touched to see the excitement among the children from Rumah A…

THROUGH THE SHIFTING CLOUDS OF FEARS & WORRIES

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“Doctor, you mean both my kidneys are not functioning at all and I have to be on dialysis for three times a week with each time covering 4 hours for the rest of my life unless there is a possibility of me receiving a healthy donor kidney or advances in medical science?”. This was a question posed by a bewildered 21 year old Vanitha a/p Veeramugam to the nephrologist standing beside her ward bed in 2004 at the Universiti Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) in Kuala Lumpur after the doctor had laid down the bare truth as to the cause of her illness.
She was earlier rushed to the medical centre upon an urgent referral by a medical group in Klang where her mother had brought her for treatment following a recurrence of continuous bouts of vomiting, diarrhoea and loss of appetite.2 weeks prior to the referral she was admitted to the Tengku Ampuan Rahimah Hospital in Klang for observation after she had similar signs of illness.The hospital in Klang after warding her for treatment and observation for …

SETAPAK CENTRAL’S FIRST BLOOM & GROW EVENT PROMOTES LOCAL COMMUNITY’S LOVE FOR GARDENING

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Setapak Central, the family friendly neighbourhood mall located along Jalan Genting Klang, marked its first plant event, themed “Bloom & Grow” from 5 till 8 July, 2018. The event saw plant experts, societies, and gardening solutions providers exhibiting their products and services through a plant bazaar to cater to the growing interest of urban gardening in the local community.
“As a community mall, we aim to cultivate and support the local community’s enthusiasm for urban gardening. Besides the plant bazaar, we also scheduled demonstrations by plant and soil experts for the public to participate over the weekend. We are happy with the interest we receive from the participating vendors and we might consider turning this into an annual event,” commented Tan Thiam Sing, Centre Manager, Setapak Central.
Also present at the launch event was Dr Christopher Teh Boon Sung, soil scientist and senior lecturer at Universiti Putra Malaysia, as he shared helpful advice on the various signs of p…

JR. NBA REGIONAL SELECTION CAMP

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Jr. NBA Malaysia presented by Dutch Lady will be organising its Regional Selection Camp on July 21 and 22 at IGB International School. This free basketball camp will give young aspiring basketballers aged 10–14 a chance to get into the final stage, which is the National Training Camp. The selection camp include basketball drills, skill stations, scrimmages and more.
Top performers at the National Training Camp will be one step closer to being crowned as the next Jr. NBA Malaysia All-Star and embark on a once in a lifetime NBA experience trip alongside other Jr. NBA All-Stars from Southeast Asia.
For more information on registration for Selection Camp, visit the official event website at www.jrnba.asia/malaysia/events/ and follow the Jr. NBA on Facebook at www.facebook.com/jrnbamalaysia.

Champions of Schneider Electric’s 8th Annual ‘Go Green in the City’ Competition, Team The Outliers Set to Represent Malaysia for APAC Region Finals

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Young, talented Malaysian innovators from Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN), The Outliers will be competing against 12 countries at the Asia Pacific Region Finals, where members of the winning team will receive a once in a lifetime employment opportunity with Schneider Electric and visit Schneider Electric offices worldwide Emerging as champion against five other finalists, Team The Outliers received a RM5,000 bursary, the winning trophy and a Certificate of Honour
Schneider Electric, the global specialist in Digital Transformation of Energy Management and Automation in Homes, Buildings, Data Centres, Infrastructure and Industries, announced team The Outliers from Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN) as the Malaysian winner of its 8th annual ‘Go Green in the City’ University Challenge. This annual competition offers Malaysia’s upcoming and talented engineering and business students the opportunity to present and showcase their ideas for a more efficient and sustainable energy manageme…

STUNNING PRE-LAUNCH OF BORNEO FASHION WEEK 2018

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Borneo Fashion Week (BFW) 2018 ​unveiled a stunning fashion showcase, inspired by the bold and beautiful heritage of Borneo, at the luxurious Diplomat KL - a window into the upcoming BFW 2018 and signifying the fashion week’s evolution into its second year. Themed Luxe White Party, the pre-launch - officiated by Encik Hii Chang Kee, Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth & Sports Sarawak - hosted a press conference to introduce guests and the media to its fashion week happenings in September 2018.  The pre-launch offered a glimpse at what’s in store – ethnic inspired fashion collections from local and international designers, promising ten spectacular runway shows, together with some 30 exhibitors of fashion apparels, accessories, textile, healthcare, ethnic craft and lifestyle products, as well as makeup workshops and F&B purveyors - that will run from 7 to 9 September 2018 in magnificent Kuching, the gateway capital of Borneo. Coming together to mark…

STORIES FROM A MIXTAPE

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Drawing from their own experiences of falling in love and its labyrinth of emotions, local band sensation, Leonard Theng & The Cerita are all set to woo the audience, with their musical prelude, “Stories From A Mixtape” which will see them pay homage to 80’s music and lyrics, navigating the highs and lows of one’s first encounter with the four letter word, LOVE! Under the direction of Leonard Theng, this musical offers KLites a journey encompassing adolescence, with notable highlights focusing on the laughter and tears of the 80’s teenage love stories, which many today can make references too. Promising to keep the audience entertained, Leonard Theng & The Cerita, will be creating a myriad of roller-coaster emotions and a night of reminiscence, capturing the essence of teenage love in various scenes. “We hope to make this musical into a household repertoire, bringing in together thousands of Malaysians to celebrate the power of music that brings people together, regardless of s…