Showing posts from February, 2019

Vivo is Malaysia’s Most Loved Smartphone Brand

2019 Marks its Fifth Year in the Market
In a recent article published by trade industry portal Advertising & Marketing, Socialbakers, an analytics agency has ranked Vivo as the most loved smartphone brand by Malaysians with 6,514,169 interactions and 91,069 love reactions on Facebook. According to analytics agency, the brand has been getting a lot of love because Vivo uses highly visual images for its content and are selling beautiful devices so the visual nature of social media makes it the perfect place to showcase its products and engage Malaysians.
In a statement to A+M, Charles Tidswell, Vice President JAPAC of Socialbakers said the company saw brands getting more love on social media last year than in 2017. According to him, this is a “good sign” as it meant that the brands consumers follow are posting content that are driving the deepest of Facebook’s reactions – love.
“Brands who want to get more ‘love’ from their followers need to make sure they have a clear understanding of …

Carousell’s #MakeSpaceForLove Helps Malaysians to Declutter Their Exes’ Items on Valentine’s Day and Chap Goh Mei

Valentine’s Day is over but the Chinese community celebrates Chap Goh Mei (Chinese Valentine’s Day) today. In conjunction with the month of love, Carousell Malaysia launched a campaign, #MakeSpaceForLove, to encourage Malaysians to let go and sell their ex’s items of its marketplace. “Decluttering your ex’s items is one of the most effective ways to move on from a failed relationship and find something better for yourself. We expect that more Malaysians will follow suit to make space for new love,” said Tang Siew Wai, Country Head of Carousell Malaysia.
Last year, 5,733 Malaysians transacted on the classifieds marketplace during Valentine’s Day and that number has increased by 15% to 6,596 transactions this year. It’s clear that that Malaysians are utilising Carousell in more and more unique ways.
The campaign that took place on its marketplace also initiated a contest where users are required to illustrate the reason behind the selling of their ex’s items. Winner of the contest, @bubble…

Thai Vietjet wins “Global Best Employer Brand 2019” Award

New-age carrier Thai Vietjet was recently  honoured with the “Global Best Employer Brand 2019” Award at the 27th World HRD Congress held in Mumbai, India from 14 to 18 February 2019.
The award recognizes both the airline’s innovative solutions in recruitment and its efforts in creating an internationally standardised, professional working environment for all employees. Thai Vietjet is the sole airline in Thailand to have received this award this year.
As the world’s largest annual HR event, the 27th World HRD Congress brought together more than 1,870 leaders and professionals from various organisations in attendance, representing over 133 countries from all across the globe. This year’s event focused on themes such as HR Tech, Diversity and Inclusion and women leaders in HR, and much more.
Previously, the Vietjet Group had been named “Asia’s Best Employer Brand” for two consecutive years (2016 and 2017) as well as a ‘Dream Company’ to work for in Asia’s aviation sector by the World HRD C…

Affordable Meal at Instant Noodle World, IPOH Soho

To all Instant Noodles Lovers, Good News to all of you !!! You could choose more than 100 types of local and imported instant noodles to have it with your favourite ingredients and healthy soup at Instant Noodle World, IPOH Soho now which is just opposite of Nam Heong. I'm sure many of us prefer to have fast and easy meal with our favourite instant noodles and you could find all your favourite noodles here. The restaurant is spacious and once you go in, at your left hand side, you could see displays of variety of instant noodles for you to choose from. Choose your favourite packet of instant noodle and then proceed to choose ingredients. After fill up the ingredients that you want, proceed to the counter to pass them your noodles, the ingredient form and the payment. Fast and easy and within 10 minutes, your delicious noodles will be served. A packet of their instant noodles are price from RM2 for local noodles and up to RM11 for those premium one. Prices are hang below the noodles…

Malaysians love Valentine’s Day - OYO’s Love Index 2019 records a whooping 613% increase in bookings

While couples top the list in terms of bookings, there is a significant increase in friends and family bookings too
Valentine’s Day is no longer limited to the celebration of love between couples, but has increasingly become an opportunity for friends and families to bond and connect as per the Valentine’s Day booking statistics revealed by OYO, South Asia’s largest and the world’s fastest-growing chain of hotels, homes, and spaces. OYO’s Love Index 2019 revealed that bookings have seen a 613% increase so far as compared to the same period last year. While OYO received 60% of bookings from couples, friends and family stood at 20% approximately which is a significant increase from last year.
Interestingly, the first booking for Valentine’s Day 2019 was received by OYO almost a year ago on 25 Feb 2018. Also, app bookings were 21X times of web showcasing the growing preference of Malaysians to use an app to make a booking against other channels. This is also a testament to how unlike most…


Panel session creates awareness on career readiness and 21 st century job skills 
Understanding the struggles to survive in today’s competitive working world, Future Leaders Internship Program (FLIP) organised an interactive panel discussion last week hosted by IBM Malaysia. Since its establishment in 2014, FLIP has been pioneering student internship programmes, as well as Career Ready Programmes and initiatives for students as young as 16 years of age.  Moderated by Freda Liu, Lead Producer/Presenter at BFM 89.9, the half-day session saw leading educational and industry experts including; Dato’ Thavalingam, Partner at Lee Hishamuddin Allen & Gledhill Advocates & Solicitors; Dr. Ruhaya Hassan, Executive Director (Teachers & School Leaders), Education Performance and Delivery Unit (PADU); Sheela Raghu, Principal of ELC International School; Jazmine Abdullah, Human Resources Director, IBM Malaysia; Datin Rubaiha M Nor, an independent speaker; and Alpa Shah, Founder and Directo…

CJ WOW SHOP and Feng Shui Master Bring Extra ONG to Top Shopper

Innovative home shopping network CJ WOW SHOP provided a RM8,888 festive home makeover to its top customer Ms. Tey Chee Ling, winner of the recent ‘WOW Your Home’ contest. The platform also partnered with renowned Fengshui Master Kenny Hoo, founder of Good Feng Shui® Geomantic Research to provide a special consultation session for the Johor native, giving her the special opportunity to refresh and redecorate her home in time for the Chinese New Year. Mr. Kim Yang Hyun, CEO of MP CJ ENM Sdn Bhd who unveiled the outcome of the transformation today said, “This home makeover is one of the many ways we enrich Malaysians daily lives and give back to our customers. Going beyond our usual seasonal rewards and offerings, we intend to make our fans’ celebrations more meaningful this year by creating memorable wow moments that they can share with the entire family and loved ones.”
During the prize unveiling ceremony, Mr. Kim Yang Hyun presented the winner with inventive and high-quality products ra…

Vietjet Offers Three Million Promotional Tickets in Celebration of Valentine’s Day

February is indeed the most romantic month of the year for Vietjet. In celebration of Valentine’s Day and in line with the airline’s biggest program titled “Love connection – Fly for Love”, Vietjet is offering three million super-saver tickets priced from MYR0 (*), starting from 13 until 15 February 2019 during golden hours from 1pm -3pm (Malaysia time). Promotional tickets are applicable on all of Vietjet’s domestic routes in Vietnam as well as its international services from Vietnam to Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia); Tokyo, Osaka (Japan); Seoul, Busan, Daegu (South Korea); Hong Kong; Taipei, Kaohsiung, Taichung, Tainan (Taiwan); Singapore; Bangkok, Phuket, Chiang Mai (Thailand); Yangon (Myanmar),and Siem Reap (Cambodia) for travels between14 April to 31 December 2019. As for the Phu Quoc – Hong Kong route, the promotion is applicable for travels between 14 April to 25 October 2019.
The promotional tickets are available for booking via the airline’s website, also compatibl…

Domino’s Pizza Presents an “EGG-CITING Experience” With the All New “EGGSTRA SHIOK” Royale, Salted Egg Pizzas!

Customers are in for an “Eggstra Shiok” experience as a new pizza has just “hatched” at Domino’s Pizza! Embracing the popular flavor craze, Domino’s launched its latest creation of Royale Salted Egg pizzas. This limited-time offer features a red Royale crust paired with salted egg-infused sauce and is further enhanced with Salted Egg sprinkles adding that “Eggstra kick”,perfect to be enjoyed with family and friends. Domino’s new Royale Salted Egg launch also featured a fun and interesting panel discussion themed “The Rise of Salted Eggs” which saw Mori Said and Adikfoods joining Linda Hassan, Senior Vice President of Marketing, Domino’s Pizza Malaysia & Singapore. During the session, the esteemed panels shared their thoughts on the Salted Eggs trend as well as discussed topics such as the most unique and bizarre Salted Egg dishes that are enjoyed by Malaysians. The discussion proved that Salted Egg is truly a versatile ingredient suitable for local and western dishes as well as a …

Raise Your Game with a Smooth and Skin-Friendly Shave with the Philips S500 Electric Shaver

Equipped with the ComfortCut Blade System and Flexwing technology, the shaver stays close to the skin, conquering tricky areas for a comfortable and efficient shave
Whether you’re getting ready for that crucial job interview or putting together your most impressive look before that thrilling first date, a clean jawline can certainly boost your all-important first impression. With the new Philips S500 Electric Shaver, Raise Your Game with a smooth, clean-shaven look. The shaver offers an efficient, skin-friendly shave for your daily needs at a budget-friendly price – perfect for even students and young professionals.

Great shaving results with easy handling The new Philips S500 Electric Shaver is designed with the ComfortCut Blade System with 18 mini-blades, a curve-edged shaving head and rounded profile, the shaver glides smoothly across your skin during shaving, for a comfortable and efficient shave with less skin irritation[1]. The shaver moves with ease across your facial contours th…