~Theme park unveil new mascots with a packed schedule of fun activities, games and shows~
The year-end holiday season is just around the corner and it is time to catch waves & soak up rays with Captain Quack & Friends this 23 November to 31 December 2019!
Visitors at the park can expect to be thrilled and entertained by the new mascots, Captain Quack & Friends which includes Lady Quack, Bani the Sun Bear, Zola the White Lion, Mico the Pygmy Marmoset, Patches the Miniature Horse, Ara the Leopard and Mimi & Mimo the otters! These cute additions give new flavours to the park and at the same time, make for great photo opportunities.
Get ready to be treated to a plethora of fun activities with Captain Quack & Friends (CQ&F) such as the largest mascot parade – CQ&F Summer Splash Parade, Kiddie Paddle Boats, Water Zorb Balls, Acro-BATS, Take Home Garden Workshop, Saving The Magical Stones, Giant Soapy Bubbles, Cupcake Decorating Workshop, and Meet & Hug sessions …


Carousell’s Power Of Secondhand Gifts survey reveals secondhand items are well-received  
Carousell, one of the world’s largest and fastest growing mobile classified marketplaces, invited netizens to weigh in on the idea of “secondhand” as the season for gift-giving arrives and with many taking advantage of major year-end sales. The results revealed that secondhand gifts are actually A-OK with nine out of 10 Malaysians, and could well be an option to manage affordable and eco-friendly gift-giving.

The Carousell’s Power Of Secondhand Gifts survey was conducted online in November 2019 with 2,419 respondents in Malaysia.
Overall, it appears that the idea of secondhand gifts is becoming increasingly acceptable – 88.9 percent said they’d be happy to receive a secondhand gift, while 84.8 percent said they preferred a secondhand item they’d always wanted rather than a brand-new item they didn’t care for.
This is welcome news for those juggling the need to find the right gift within a realisti…

Go on Magical Quests this Holiday Season at LEGOLAND® Malaysia Resort’s Enchanted Forest

Be rewarded with awesome prizes at this year’s Advent Calendar Draw
Experience the first-ever foam party in LEGOLAND Water Park

This December, LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort will be celebrating Brick-Tacular by transporting guests into an enchanted forest from the hotel to the theme park, where families will be challenged with quests to help the pixies and elves of LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort.

In the spirit of the holiday season, LEGOLAND® Malaysia Resort will be giving away RM200,000 worth of prizes as part of the daily Enchanted Advent Calendar Draw this year. Guest will only need to spend RM 10 on any Minifigure in the theme park to be entitled for the draw entry. As for guests who are eyeing on some of the best LEGO sets launched in 2019, such as the LEGO Ideas Voltron and LEGO Ideas Treehouse they can choose to spend RM 299 in The BIG Shop and be entitled to the LEGO Retail Advent Calendar draw to win some awesome sets worth up to RM1,000 each.
“It’s been an amazing year at LEGOLAND® Malaysia…

We Bare Bears are coming to Malaysia!

Grizz, Panda and Ice Bear will visit Malaysia on the next stop of their pan-Asia ‘We Bare Bears: We’ll Be There’ tour

Have you heard? Cartoon Network’s coolest bears have added Malaysia as the next stop in their “We Bare Bears: We’ll Be There” pan-Asian tour! After receiving an overwhelming number of votes online, the bear-brothers will be visiting fans in Malaysia this November to snap some selfies and spread paw-sitivity with plenty of bear hugs.
The internet-famous bears have already been enjoying their epic holiday in Asia, and since the start of this year, have made their rounds in Singapore, China and the Philippines.
See what they got up to below:
In Singapore, the bears took some time to visit iconic tourist locations, including the Merlion, Gardens by the Bay and even rode on the cable cars. They also met their fans at Century Square and Tampines One malls, to give away some signature bear hugs.

In the Philippines, the bros helped to spread the love by working with their friends fr…


New First of its Kind Auto Mall in the Ara Damansara area to begin operations in November
Auto Bavaria Glenmarie, the Sime Darby owned BMW, MINI and Motorrad dealership which is part of Malaysia’s largest network of authorised dealerships and with over 30 years of experience in representing the brands of the BMW Group in Malaysia is moving to a new facility befitting of its size at Sime Darby Motors’- a first-of-its-kind auto mall, this November.
For more than two decades, Glenmarie has been the home to the BMW, MINI and Motorrad brand as well as for more than 350 employees, steadily strengthening its position as one of the key BMW dealerships in Malaysia with multiple award wins, including the Best BMW Dealer in the Diamond Category for eight years in a row from BMW Group Malaysia.

Auto Bavaria marked the move with a splendid farewell event in conjunction with the celebration of the festival of lights, Deepavali at Auto Bavaria Glenmarie with almost 400 guests including employees, forme…


~The potential for organ donation is great, yet the response dismal~
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is known as the silent killer that strikes 9 out of every 100 Malaysians. That means as many as 2.9 million Malaysians may suffer from CKD, which is primarily caused by either diabetes or high blood pressure. Not entirely surprising seeing that the Ministry of Health (MOH) reported earlier this year that 3.6 million Malaysians are diagnosed with diabetes. CKD is an irreversible disease primarily treated through dialysis. More than 39,000 patients hooked up to dialysis machines nationwide, with the country recording 7,000 new patients annually. According to the Ministry of Health’s National Transplant Resource Centre, as of June 2019, 20,044 CKD patients remain on the waiting list for kidney transplants, and the waiting time for a deceased donor kidney is between 8 and 10 years here in Malaysia due to lack of kidney donors among members of the public.
And just when you think the numbers are s…

Tiger Biscuit marks Universal Children's Day in Malaysia with #StrengthFromWithin Movement

Malaysian parents encouraged to cultivate the strength of character in their children,  emphasising the notion that true strength comes from within

In line with Universal Children’s Day 2019, Tiger, a biscuit brand under Mondelēz International today rolled out its #StrengthFromWithin movement. Acknowledging the importance of the overall development of a child, beyond just what is visible to the eyes, #StrengthFromWithinis rallying Malaysian parents to recognise, discuss and nurture the strength of character in their children, characters that will enable them to thrive in life. “Children who are confident, courageous and resilient will be able to overcome challenges and seize opportunities. #StrengthFromWithin encourages parents in Malaysia to give equal amount of attention in nourishing the minds and emotional well-being of their children by focusing on strength of character,” said Simon Crowther, Senior Marketing Manager, Biscuits of with Mondelēz International(Malaysia, Thailand and S…