Back-To-School Joy for 100 Underprivileged Children by Guardian Malaysia

We are going to end 2015 in less than 2 days and also our long year-end holiday. Are you ready to back-to-reality; for the adult back-to-work and for the children back-to-school right... Guardian Malaysia just celebrated the season of giving with 100 underprivileged children at a special luncheon at the Full House Café, Sunway Pyramid; each child went home with smiling face, memories, prizes and not forgetting the exclusive Garfield On-the-Go backpacks, trolley bags and schooling necessities.

Back-To-School Joy for 100 Underprivileged Children by Guardian Malaysia

DaYung’sTea Grand Opening @ Paradigm Mall

DaYung’s Tea Grand Opening at Paradigm Mall on 27th Dec 2015, located in front of Tesco. DJ Jason was there to serve as “manager of the day”. DaYung's Tea is Taiwanese fresh fruit tea, the juices are 100% made from fresh fruit plus enjoy the fresh fruits that come with the drinks. This is their second store in town, the first is at Sunway Putra Mall.

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DaYung’s Tea Grand Opening @ Paradigm Mall

Dazzling Christmas Do for Senior Citizens at eCurve

The spirit of sharing the joys of Christmas with the a group of senior citizens from Lovely Nursing Centre, Petaling Jaya at eCurve recently. They were treated with an afternoon of festive cheer, musical thrills and an all-round good time. In line with their theme, eCurve’s Whatta Ritzy Christmas musical brought the senior citizens back to their younger years, as they swayed to jazzy upbeat tunes and classic favourites; bringing smiles to their faces throughout the show.

Dazzling Christmas Do for Senior Citizens at eCurve

Lip Hop Protects Us from Sunray, So We Can Play

Sun protection is a must especially in this tropical country whereby we have strong sunlight throughout the year. Don’t forget to apply sunblock everyday even you stay indoor. Well, there is a new light weight sun protection in town just got a fun upgrade with the launch of Lip Hop. This is a new line of suncare essentials by Guardian.

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Lip Hop Protects Us from Sunray, So That We Can Play 

“The Brain Season 2” Returns on ntv7

Hey have you watch "The Brain" before? It is a scientific reality and talent show originating in Germany but produced in China, is back with a second season. This time, contestants will face up to more difficult challenges that are impossible for the everyday person. In addition, there will be more outdoor segments to further test the contestants’ mental and physical competencies.

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“The Brain Season 2” Returns on ntv7

Christmas in Atlantis @ Sunway Pyramid

Imagine spending this Christmas in Atlantis, swim in splendour and discover a mystical underwater world. They said ‘seaing’ is believing so strap on your festive flippers and get ready to be submerged into a unique underwater wonderland.

Christmas in Atlantis @ Sunway Pyramid

An Enchanted Journey to Storyland @ the Curve

We had an Enchanted Journey to Storyland @ the Curve last Friday. It was a unique and specially-created wonderland of books filled to the brim with festive cheer awaits you at the Curve this year. From November 27, 2015 to January 3, 2016, the Curve’s Centre Court literally takes books to new heights with a stunning Storyland setup, as grand Christmas-themed storybooks, each containing a magical tale within their pages, deck the stage.


Run and Ride With Stars & Get Your Completed Nutrition with Kinohimitsu Superfood

Eating healthy is really all about having a balanced diet. Get Your Completed Nutrition With Kinohimitsu Superfood, a multigrain powdered supplement with the nutrients your body need to function at its best. The product was launched during the Run and Ride With Stars by Tavia Yeung, a self-confessed health fanatic proudly launches the event with a strong statement, “Take charge of your life. Eat healthy and with all the 7 colours in your diet and lead a fulfilled and colourful life!”

Run and Ride With Stars & Get Your Completed Nutrition with Kinohimitsu Superfood

Guardian New Botaneco Garden Trio Oil Hair & Body Collection For Beauty Solutions from Nature

Recently, Guardian Malaysia introduced the new Botaneco Garden Trio Oil Hair & Body Collection at Core Gallery with an exhibition and gallery tour of the exotic ingredients and production process that showcased the range as a work of art, here, today. It harnesses the power of exotic Babassu, Baobab and Chufa for a uniquely moisturizing formulation. This new range is for eco-conscious consumers who prefer effective beauty solutions with ingredients harvested from nature.

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Guardian New Botaneco Garden Trio Oil Hair & Body Collection

Tavia Yeung Launched Kinohimitsu Total Eyebright & Kinohimitsu Beauty Bar @ Parkson Pavilion

If you are a TVB fans you will know Ms. Tavia Yeung. Recently the TVB artiste Ms. Tavia Yeung was here in Malaysia to grace the launching of Kinohimitsu Total Eyebright & Kinohimitsu Beauty Bar at Parkson Pavilion. The Hong Kong star will share her knowledge on Kinohimitsu latest amazing new product – Kinohimitsu Total Eyebright. Ms Tavia Yeung after consuming Eyebright Lutein for just 4 weeks shares that her eyes are not as dry and tired as before.

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Tavia Yeung Launched Kinohimitsu Total Eyebright & Kinohimitsu Beauty Bar 
@ Parkson Pavilion

11street Love 11 Day Celebration with Running Man Haha in Malaysia

What is so special about 11.11? Today, November 11th is also fondly known as ‘Pepero Day’ in Korea where one shows their affection to loved ones. Plus 11.11 is known as World Single Day. We are delighted to be able to attend 11street Love 11 Day Celebration with Korean Entertainer and Co-host of Running Man, HaHa in Malaysia at Lot 10, Kuala Lumpur.

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11street Love 11 Day Celebration with Running Man Haha in Malaysia

ISETAN Kuala Lumpur Birthday Run

Yes! we were up early on Sunday morning for ISETAN Kuala Lumpur Birthday Run at Taman Botani Perdana, Kuala Lumpur. Well, we started to embark on healthier lifestyle and go for exercise more regularly. It not only for health but there are a lot of happiness also. How about you? What did you and your family usually do on Sunday morning?

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ISETAN Kuala Lumpur Birthday Run

Under Armour Women of Will Support Pink Ribbon

We were here to for the Under Armour Women of Today, Women of Tomorrow, Women of Will movement on the last of Pink October month on the rooftop of Avenue K in conjunction with the Breast Cancer Awareness month. We never forget and will always do our breast check-up every year because early detection is the best prevention.

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Cleanse Your Body from Toxins with Kinohimitsu Wellness Smooth’D

Alright yearend holiday is coming, many of you are looking forward to the parties and also your vacations. Trying to fit into your bikini, dresses and perhaps might level up your energy for all the late nights parties. First and foremost I think we might need to consider our health, a healthier you will leads to better shape, fit, vitality and also energy. Start to cleanse Your Body from Toxins with Kinohimitsu Wellness Smooth’D.

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Kinohimitsu Wellness Smooth’D

Ayam Brand Kids Can Cook Campaign

Yes! Kids Can Cook also. Ayam Brand™ newly introduced ‘Kids Can Cook’ campaign saw children from participating charity homes learning how to cook simple, well-balanced, nutritious meals under the guidance of celebrity Chef Loke from T-Garden Cooking School. The children had the opportunity to experience being chefs for one day at the professional kitchens of the Starhill Culinary Studio.

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Ayam Brand Kids Can Cook Campaign @ Starhill Culinary Studio

adidas ClimaCool Anti-Perspirant, Performance in Motion

The latest adidas ClimaCool Anti-Perspirant was launched at AK Rooftop, Avenue K Shopping Mall with more than 500 participants including celebrities Sharifah Sakinah, Mark O’dea, Thanuja Ananthan and Jojo Struys achieved 60KM in an hour. 

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ISETAN Kuala Lumpur 25th Anniversary Celebration

In true Japanese fashion, ISETAN Kuala Lumpur celebrating its 25th anniversary with a host of festivities and initiatives as well as to give back to the community. The first store at Lot 10 in October 1990 and has since opened up at Suria KLCC in May 1998; The Gardens Mall in September 2007 and 1 Utama Shopping Centre in April 2012.


Sungei Wang Plaza Thousand Lanterns Parade

It was a warm and sparkly night to remember at Sungei Wang Plaza this Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration 2015 themed Sungei Wang Plaza Thousand Lanterns Parade. There were lots of colourful lanterns around the entire mall.


Jimat++ Campaign by Mamee @ Mydin USJ

In conjunction with Merdeka and Hari Malaysia, Mamee launched their Jimat++ Campaign to help smart and cost-conscious mothers stretch their Ringgit while bringing joy to family with Malaysia’s favourite products. The campaign runs from 1st August to 31st October focused on mothers with a “Mother Knows Best” theme as mothers are always on the lookout for value for money household goods that the entire family can enjoy.

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Bon Odori Fair @ 1 Utama By Cold Storage

Let’s explore and celebrate Bon Odori @ 1 Utama by Cold Storage. It is a Japanese cultural dance and festival food fare from Japan. You can enjoy different aspects of Japanese culture, along with over 1,000 items of food products, confectionery and a variety of delicacies for 5 days from 2nd – 6th Sept at New Wing Oval concourse of One Utama Shopping Centre. 

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Guardian People’s Choice Award 2015 Winners

Guardian People’s Choice Award 2015 Winners

Well it was a colorful Friday afternoon at the Ruyi & Lyn Restaurant in Bangsar Shopping Centre. Most of the guests were dressed in the best inspiration of colours for event for the 15th annual Guardian People’s Choice Award (PCA). Who are the winners?
All the 75 product categories winners were announced on that day, those brands that continuously innovate and build products with integrity were among the major winners.

Go Cashless Contest Winners @ Giant


Here are the 10 lucky Go Cashless Contest Winners at Giant USJ; 1 won a Proton Exora 1.6 standard and 9 take home holidays and cash vouchers. The Go Cashless contest is one of GCH Retail’s ongoing efforts to encourage shoppers to pay for their purchases with ATM or debit cards.


Giant is the first hypermarket chain to offer customers the convenience of shopping with their ATM cards at all Giant stores throughout the country. Apart from eliminating the risks and costs arising from handling cash, e-debit transactions also lowers the cost of doing business, as the merchant discount rate for ATM/debit cards is at least 40 per cent lower than international branded debit and credit cards. For more information please visit Giant Malaysia Website 

ASEAN Unity Run 2015 for Unity, Community Harmony & Fitness

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The first ever ASEAN Unity Run 2015 promotes Unity, Community Harmony & Fitness at Padang Merbok on last Sunday, 9th August. This is one-of-a-kind event featured unique and community driven categories such as a Celebrity Run, Stroller Run and Lend Your Body Run. The half-marathon, fun run and community lifestyle event aimed at fostering ties and building community engagement while promoting a healthy lifestyle in Malaysia and the ASEAN region.


ASEAN Unity Run 2015 was organised by Aman Malaysia, the race event was officially launched yesterday during the ASEAN Day Celebrations at Pavilion. There were a more than 9,500 runners participating in all seven categories and in the true spirit of ASEAN unity; a total of more than 20 nations from around the world was represented.

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This inaugural ASEAN Unity Run featured two competitive categories and five non-competitive and fundraising categories that provided new and unique opportunities for families, kids and special needs individuals to participate.

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Participants in the two competitive categories, Men’s and Women’s Open (16 years & above), raced over a distance of 21km and top placed finishers took home cash prizes up to RM5,000 for first place.

The non-competitive categories included an Open Run of 10km (both men and women aged 16 & above), a 5km Fun Run for kids aged four years & above, a 5km Stroller Run, a Celebrity Run for charity and the Lend Your Body campaign run.

Minister of International Trade & Industry, YB Dato’ Seri Mustapha Mohamed together with YB Khairy Jamaluddin Abu Bakar, the Minister of Youth & Sports, led the call towards greater fitness by example as they ran in the 5km run. 

ASEAN nations’ embassies also showed their support with the participation of the Ambassador of Japan and Philippines, Deputy Ambassador from Indonesia and Brunei, Singapore Counsellor, as well as representatives from Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar and Cambodia.

One of the more unique runs of the day was the Stroller Run, which gave parents of babies and toddlers the unique opportunity to involve their kids in fitness from a young age, even if they were being pushed in strollers by their parents over the 5km distance.
Two charity runs were also held in conjunction with the ASEAN Unity Run 2015, including a Celebrity Run and the Lend Your Body campaign. The aim of the Lend Your Body run was to create awareness and break the stigma towards disabled people in Malaysia and across the ASEAN region.

The celebrity run was a big crowd puller today, with celebrities such as Azura Zainal, Datuk DJ Dave, Ummi Nazeera and Chia Yen-Yi taking part and giving their fans a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to run a race beside them.

The Lend Your Body campaign was another pop-up event took place today together with the Ras Adiba Radzi’s Perwira K9 Foundation, allowing differently-abled individuals to experience running by being pushed on wheelchairs by Malaysian celebrities such as Patricia Knudsen, Ng Chelsia, Kevin Chong, Kayda Aziz, Ariff Karim & many more.


Off the running course, there was some excitement to be found at the Race Village too. Aside from the food stalls and pavilions representing Ministry bodies, sponsors and associations, there were Carnival Booths offering fun family entertainment and a Lucky Draw that gave all participants the chance to be a winner.

Majlis Rumah Terbuka MYDIN USJ

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Wah! meriahnya Majlis Rumah Terbuka Mydin USJ yang untuk berkongsi rasa kegirangan dan kemeriahan syawal tahun ini bersama-sama komuniti setempat khususnya para pelanggan setia MYDIN. Setahun sekali biarlah disambut dengan girang and muhibah tanpa mengira bangsa, agama dan usia untuk  mengeratkan hubungan silaturahim, memupuk semangat kekitaan dan menzahirkan rasa bermuafakat dalam kalangan masyarakat yang multinasional.


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Majlis Rumah Terbuka MYDIN USJ juga diserikan dengan kehadiran Datuk Aznil Hj. Nawawi bersama 15 orang anak-anak fitrah Sekolah Bimbingan Jalinan Kasih (SBJK) dan 25 orang anak-anak yatim dari Rumah Amal Kasih Bestari, Subang Jaya.

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Pastinya Majlis Rumah Terbuka MYDIN kali ini bertambah meriah kerana diacarakan oleh dua figura hebat iaitu Azza Ellite dan Zul Yahya. Tujuh orang artis jemputan seperti Adam Corrie, Wani (Juara Kamilah Bintang Astro), Siti Nordiana, Thalia Mentor (Protégé Ziana Zain),Lan Kristal, Aweera, Noorkhiriah dan Shaheizy Sam turut mengimarahkan Majlis Rumah Terbuka MYDIN USJ kali ini.

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Bukan sahaja pelbagai juadah dihidangkan untuk semua tetamu tetapi juga majlis rumah terbuka ini dimeriahkan dengan pelbagai aktiviti yang menarik. Seperti cabutan bertuah, kuiz, persembahan Junior Clown, persembahan Stilt Walker (Berbaju Melayu), persembahan Street Magician, persembahan nyanyian daripada artis-artis jemputan dan pemberian duit raya kepada anak-anak yatim dan anak-anak fitrah.

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Untunglah tetamu yang dating ke Majlis Rumah Terbuka MYDIN USJ ini. Para pengunjung dan tetamu disajikan dengan pelbagai hidangan makanan seperti nasi hujan panas, nasi tomato, nasi goreng, soto ayam, kambing golek, ketupat, rendang, soto ayam, rojak penang, lontong, lemang, sate, aiskrim goyang dan banyak lagi di 14 buah gerai secara percuma.

Terdapat 5 hadiah pertama cabutan bertuah Majlis Rumah Terbuka MYDIN USJ kali ini adalah sebuah TV Sharp LED 60 inci, TV Toshiba LED 40 inci, Samsung Home Theater, Samsung Microwave dan Samsung 2 Door Refrigetor. Hadiah-hadiah menarik yang lain seperti sebuah Mesin Basuh Toshiba 9 kg, Mesin Pengisar Sharp, cerk elektrik, Sharp Air Purifier dan Samsung Vacuum juga sudah siap siaga menanti para pemenang cabutan bertuah. Semua pemegang kad Meriah MYDIN layak untuk menyertai cabutan bertuah Majlis Rumah Terbuka MYDIN USJ.


Untuk maklumat lanjut tentang MYDIN, sila layari laman Web, Facebook atau Instagram @MydinMalaysia

UNIQLO Magic For All Celebrating Disney, Marvel, Star Wars & Pixar

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UNIQLO announced that MAGIC FOR ALL is a global collaboration with Disney Consumer Products. The unique initiative will add a touch of Disney enchantment, Marvel action, Star Wars adventure and Pixar creativity to everyday UNIQLO LifeWear fashions as well as introduce innovative new products, pop-up displays and in-store and online customer experiences.

The UNIQLO relationship with Disney Consumer Products began in 2009, when the company launched its first collection of UTs (UNIQLO T-shirts) featuring iconic and treasured Disney characters, Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse, to the delight of customers worldwide.

Through MAGIC FOR ALL, UNIQLO will extend its collaboration beyond the UT and sweat parka lines and introduce new LifeWear items beginning in Fall 2015. Products will range from Ultra Light Down, Fleece, and flannel shirts to umbrellas, plush toys, and other offerings featuring Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse and then expand to include popular characters from Star Wars, Pixar Animation Studios’ Toy Story, Marvel’s Avengers and Disney’s Frozen.

UNIQLO fans and customers will be introduced to MAGIC FOR ALL at D23 EXPO, The Ultimate Disney Fan Event, which will take place in Anaheim, Calif., August 14-16, 2015. UNIQLO will have a pop-up store and unveil its first range of MAGIC FOR ALL products, including a series of exclusive UTs, Ultra Light Down jackets and sweatshirts.

In addition to a limited edition UT featuring art by John Lasseter, Chief Creative Officer, Disney and Pixar Animation Studios, and special Mickey Plush toys made from soft UNIQLO fabrics such as fleece and flannel. UNIQLO is the official clothing partner of D23 and has provided Disney staff with UTs, polo shirts and jackets designed specifically for the event.

Shoppers will be able to experience the world of MAGIC FOR ALL for the first time with the launch of a concept store in Shanghai at the end of September. Currently under construction, it will occupy the 5th floor of the five-storey UNIQLO Shanghai Global Flagship Store, which is UNIQLO’s largest store worldwide. Global flagship and large-format stores around the world will also offer Disney, Marvel and Star Wars-themed products through newly created MAGIC FOR ALL sections.

In spring 2016, UNIQLO will open its first store in the U.S. southeast, at Disney Springs in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. This flagship store will house the brand’s assortment of MAGIC FOR ALL offerings for men, women and children in a setting that captures the fantasy and magic of Disney.

On July 13, UNIQLO announced “friendship in Disney •Pixar movies” as the theme for its annual UT (UNIQLO T-shirt) Grand Prix 2016 Design Contest. First launched in 2005, the annual UT Grand Prix Contest attracts thousands of entries from around the world. The winning designs are included in the following year’s spring summer UT Collection, which is sold worldwide. An exclusive animated short film was produced to support the 2016 competition.

On May 30, UNIQLO launched an exclusive collaboration to sell Disney’s new TSUM TSUM concept plush toys with specially designed TSUM TSUM UTs, which sold out in just three days. An original animated short film was created to support the launch.

On May 19, UNIQLO announced the global launch of a line of Mickey Plays UTs, featuring Mickey Mouse as a professional tennis player and golfer, in the signature stances of UNIQLO Global Brand Ambassadors Shingo Kunieda, Kei Nishikori and Novak Djokovic for tennis, and Adam Scott for golf.

APFAM Raya Open House @ KLGCC

APFAM Raya Open House @ KLGCC

At the APFAM Raya Open House @ KLGCC. This was a joint activity between I-Resolve Foundation, APFAM, KLGCC (Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club) and Brunsfield Foundation welfare event and co-sponsored by Tan Sri Dato’ Haji Abdul Ghani Othman.

APFAM Raya Open House @ KLGCC


This Hari Raya Open House celebration inspired by the Marhaban tradition was for children from two Community Day-Care Centre, PDK Semenyih and PDK Kajang and one from Segamat, Johore, together with children of poor single mothers who are working in the ‘Feeding the Homeless Project’ and abandoned children of the Homeless from the Siraman Kasih Home in Rawang.

APFAM Raya Open House @ KLGCC

APFAM Raya Open House @ KLGCC

The children and folks from the homes singing Marhaban songs followed entertainment by a live music band from Johor. The children from PDK Segamat with their care givers also performed the Zapin dances on that evening.

APFAM Raya Open House @ KLGCC


The guests and children were entertained with some magic shows and also RARA the clown. It was a fun-filled evening with music, entertainment and food. APFAM is the acronym for the NGO called Asia and Pacific Forum For Families.  

Hari Raya Celebration for 100 Orphanage Children

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I am sure some of us are busy attending Raya Open houses, just two days ago I was at Guardian Malaysia Raya Open House celebration for 100 children from three orphanages across the Klang Valley. It was a delightful evening of fun, festivity and food saw the children light up in smiles at The Place, One City, USJ.

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Ketupat weaving w the kids


The children from Pertubuhan Kebajikan dan Perlindungan Nur Qaseh Malaysia, Pertubuhan Kebajikan Anak-anak Yatim Al-Nasuha, and Pusat Jagaan Baitus Sakinah Wal Mahabbah enjoyed a festive fare of sayur lodeh, rendang, serunding, lemang, ketupat, and traditional desserts such as dodol and wajik.

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The children enjoyed having their caricature drawn by an artist

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The children smitten by Aiman Hakim during the Raya Open House
 
The children and guests were entertained by celebrities that included singer and actor Sean Ghazi, host Nazrudin Rahman, actor and singer Aiman Hakim Ridza, former radio announcers JD and Dilly, as well as former 3R TV hosts – scriptwriter Rafidah Abdullah and Director of iM4U FM Kartini Kamalul Ariffin.

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Christina Low, Guardian Malaysia Marketing Director presenting vouchers 
to the orphanage homes


Guardian Malaysia also presented each home with RM10,000 in Guardian vouchers, which can be used to redeem essential items such as toiletries, personal care and hygiene products, pharmaceutical items as well as medical aid for the children. For more information, please visit www.guardian.com.my

BRAND’S SMART Achievers Award 2015


I attended the prize giving ceremony of BRAND’S® SMART Achievers Award for 2015 at Cerebos Malaysia headquarters in Shah Alam this week. The brilliant and outstanding 21 students ranging from secondary to tertiary level education based on their excellence in their academic and extra-curricular performance for their 2014 examinations were selected from over a hundred entries to emerge as the best of the best to receive this recognition and award.

BRAND'S SMART Achievers recipients - STPM, UEC6, UNIVERSITY Category


Some of the students and their parents travelled from as far as Kedah, Penang, Pahang, Perak, Melaka, Johor and Sabah to attend the special awards ceremony held in their honour. The annual event is a benchmark of success for outstanding young Malaysians who have proven that one can excel in both studies as well as extra-curricular activities at the same time.

This year’s winners will be sharing their tips on how to achieve great results on BRAND’S® Smart Living Facebook Page, to help inspire and motivate other youths to do their best.

Since the programme was initiated in 2006, BRAND’S® has recognized the achievements of a total of 203 elite students and the 2015 awards saw a total of RM23,000 in cash prizes being  awarded today which brings the total amount of awards given out to students to RM195,000.

The BRAND’S® SMART Achievers Award has 4 categories with respective cash prize awards – PT3 (RM500), SPM (RM1,000), STPM (RM1,500) and university / college exams (RM1,500).

Students sitting for their major examinations this year can register for the 2016 BRAND’S® SMART Achievers Award while they enjoy the benefits of the nutritious BRAND’S® Essence of Chicken.

Research findings from 38 clinical studies conducted worldwide have shown that regular consumption of BRAND’S® Essence of Chicken will bring a marked improvement in one’s memory and ability to focus even under strenuous circumstances, even as it helps sustain energy levels and maintain overall good health.

Certified halal, BRAND’S® Essence of Chicken is free of fat and cholesterol, and does not contain added artificial flavouring and colouring, thus making it the ideal natural food supplement of choice.


For optimal benefit and value, students can purchase the special BRAND’S® SMART Achievers value pack of 9 bottles x 70g BRAND’S® Essence of Chicken retailing at RM42 in leading pharmacies, supermarkets and hypermarkets nationwide which also comes with the entry form and registration details.

OPPO R7 Plus & R7 Lite in Malaysia

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OPPO Malaysia recently launched two R7 Series namely OPPO R7 Plus and OPPO R7 Lite elegantly designed in full metal unibody which are set to hit Malaysian shores sometime in August 2015.


Known for its unique designs and cutting-edge features, the OPPO R7 Series is inspired by the design of a violin. Boasting a 2.5D Arc Edge display with a subtle curve on the edge of the screen for both models, the design aims to provide a more comfortable grip while giving it an artistic appearance.

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OPPO R7 Plus

OPPO R7 Plus
The OPPO R7 Plus comes in a full metal unibody that fits perfectly in one’s hand, sits perfectly at the dimension of 158.18mm X 82.3mm X 7.75 mm. The phone is equipped with the VOOC Flash charging system, the best charging solution available today, which reduces charging time up to 50 per cent for the 4,100mHA large capacity battery. 

With only 5 minutes of charging time, the R7 Plus is powered up to 2 hours of talk time.  These attributes make the R7 Plus perfect for people on-the-go, as even the shortest charging time can result in extensive phone use. Built-in with a 13-megapixel rear camera and an 8-megapixel front camera, the phone also incorporates the New Flash Shot technology used exclusively for the OPPO R7 series, featuring the new dual-drive hybrid focus system.

This includes the laser focus, anti-shake optimisation, Contrast Detection Autofocus (AF) and the new Phase Detection Auto Focus (PDAF) which ensures rapid launch, fast focus and stable images. Consists of a 6-inch 16M AMOLED colour display with a full HD 1920 X 1080 pixel resolution, the OPPO R7 Plus is powered by a 64-bit Octa-Core Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 615 processor clocking at 1.5GHz and is mated to a 3GB RAM.

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OPPO R7 Lite

OPPO R7 Lite
The OPPO R7 Lite is a smaller version that operates similarly to the OPPO R7 Plus. In addition to the full metal unibody, 2.5D curved screen, and processors, the lite version is made up with a 5-inch 16M AMOLED colour display that sits comfortably at a dimension of 143mm X 71mm X 6.3mm.   
                                                       
OPPO R7 Lite is also equipped with a 13-megapixel rear camera and an 8-megapixel front camera, integrated with the New Flash Shot technology featuring the new dual-drive hybrid focus system. This includes the anti-shake optimisation, Contrast Detection Autofocus (AF) and the new Phase Detection Auto Focus (PDAF).

Price: The OPPO R7 Plus and OPPO R7 Lite retail at RM1,998 and RM1,298 respectively. Both models will be available for pre-orders in stores and on the website beginning Sunday, 11 July 2015.


For more about information about OPPO R7 Plus & OPPO R7 Lite, please visit www.oppo.com/my

Buka Puasa with APFAM, I-Resolve, Brunsfield @ KLGCC

Majlis Buka Puasa, APFAM, I-Resolve, Brunsfield, KLGCC, Ramadhan, Buka Puasa, Orphanage, Charity

It was a lovely evening mingling and also get to know ome of the special needs children and young adults. The meaningful collaboration between Asia and Pacific Forum for Families (APFAM), I-Resolve Foundation together with the sponsorships of Brunsfield Foundation, Powerfence Malaysia brought joy to 87 young persons with special needs. The Majlis Buka Puasa Feast was held at Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club (KLGCC).

Majlis Buka Puasa, APFAM, I-Resolve, Brunsfield, KLGCC, Ramadhan, Buka Puasa, Orphanage, Charity

  
The 87 persons with special needs comprises of 60 physically and intellectually challenged children from Pusat Pemulihan Dalam Komuniti (PDK or Community Dat Care Centre for intellectually and physically challenged children) in Kajang and Semenyih, along with their parents and caregivers. 

Majlis Buka Puasa, APFAM, I-Resolve, Brunsfield, KLGCC, Ramadhan, Buka Puasa, Orphanage, Charity

Majlis Buka Puasa, APFAM, I-Resolve, Brunsfield, KLGCC, Ramadhan, Buka Puasa, Orphanage, Charity

And also 20 orphans and support staff from Rumah Amal Siraman Kasih orphanage, Rawang.

Majlis Buka Puasa, APFAM, I-Resolve, Brunsfields, KLGCC, Ramadhan, Buka Puasa, Orphanage, Charity
From L to R: Farroul Hossey, Club Manager of KLGCC; Puan Sri Professor
Jamilah Ariffin; Tan Sri Dato' Haji Abdul Ghani Othman

They will receive special donated door gifts so that the joy of this special evening will follow them home, the warm-heartedness of Aidilfitri will lingers on their lives even after the event.

Majlis Buka Puasa, APFAM, I-Resolve, Brunsfield, KLGCC, Ramadhan, Buka Puasa, Orphanage, Charity


The foundation also plan to introduce Muslim tradition Marhaban where groups of the Handicapped and Needy (such as single mother and their children, the intellectual and physically challenged adults and children) will be invited to Post-Ramadan dinner and gift giving at KLGCC during the Eid festivities month.