Intricate painting with a message of hope and optimism wins the 2018 UOB Painting of the Year (Malaysia) award

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For United Overseas Bank (Malaysia) Bhd (UOB Malaysia)
Featured Image: Ms Cheong Kiet Cheng, 2018 UOB Painting of the Year (Malaysia) award winner with artwork,‘Through the Eye of the Flower’

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Ms Cheong Kiet Cheng, 2018 UOB Painting of the Year (Malaysia) award winner (centre) explaining her artwork to Ms Shamillia Sivathambu, Senior Vice President and Head of Strategic Communications, United Overseas Bank (Malaysia) Bhd (left) and Ms Lim Weiling 2018 Painting of the Year (Malaysia) Head Judge (right)

United Overseas Bank (Malaysia) Bhd (UOB Malaysia) recently presented the 2018 UOB Painting of the Year (Malaysia) award to 37-year-old Ms Cheong Kiet Cheng for her painting titled ‘Through the Eye of the Flower’.

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First Humanless Retail Technology Powered by Image Recognition Launched In Malaysia

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Featured Image: (L-R) Christopher Tiffin, Chief Executive Officer of Boost; Chen Zilin, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of BingoBox China; Shairan Huzani Husain, Managing Director of Shell Malaysia Trading Sdn Bhd and Shell Timur Sdn Bhd; Ng Seong Ping, Chief Executive Officer of Scientific Retail Sdn Bhd; as well as Remus Shai Meng Choon, Chief Executive Officer of Ximplicity Sdn Bhd at the launch of BingoBox Retail Technology, which took place at Vida Bukit Ceylon.

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Skip The Straw With Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu

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For Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu

Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu is the latest hotel to introduce the “no plastic straw” in its property from 1 October 2018. This initiative is in support of Marriott International’s Skip The Straw initiatives to do away disposable plastic straws and stirrers from its 6,500 hotels and resorts worldwide by July 2019.

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A Grand Three-Day Food Festival at the Brand New High Line

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Discover, Dine and Be Delighted by Fabulous Food, Games, Music and Performances at Resorts World Genting (5-7 October 2018)

The most exciting new spot at Resorts World Genting is the new dining, nightlife hub and alfresco area located at the 4th floor of SkyAvenue.  Aptly called the High Line, this area features restaurants, bars, lounges, cafes and more including international and regional brands in one space with an expansive view.

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Witness the circle of life as turtles return to the beach at Resorts World Kijal, Terengganu

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For Resorts World Kijal, Terengganu
The resort’s conservation efforts are supported by guest activities like hatchling release, egg planting and turtle watching

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Getting ready to release turtle hatchling

The sight of a mother turtle – ambling up the beach to ensure that her next generation are safely deposited in warm sand – is one to cherish. As the turtle watching season on Peninsular Malaysia’s East Coast reaches its peak in September, Resorts World Kijal in Terengganu remains one of the best places in Malaysia to spot and appreciate these majestic creatures on their annual return to the shore.

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Hong Kong Celebrates the Mid-Autumn Festival with the Dazzling Tai Hang Fire Dragon Dance

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The Tai Hang Fire Dragon Dance will take place on 23 to 25 September 2018

The Mid-Autumn Festival, one of Hong Kong’s most commemorated festivals, is in the midst of celebration since 24 September (the 15th day of the 8th month on the Chinese Lunar Calendar). Said to have evolved from a moon-worshipping ceremony ahead of the autumn harvest, the festival provides a peek inside Hong Kong’s long-held traditions.

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HYATT House Kuala Lumpur Mont’Kiara Empowers Its Community with Life-saving CPR Training

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Bennett Peter, General Manager of HYATT House Kuala Lumpur Mont’Kiara, addressing the audiences during the Hyatt House ‘Heart Safe Campaign’ event.

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Hong Kong Launches First High-Speed Rail Service : Fast train link puts Hong Kong within easy reach of cities across China

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For Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB)
Featured Image: High Speed Rail (Courtesy of MTR)

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High Speed Rail (Courtesy of MTR)

Hong Kong’s first high-speed railway – the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong High Speed Rail (Hong Kong Section) – was launched today (23 September 2018), bringing visitors from around the world the chance to travel quickly and conveniently between Hong Kong and cities across Mainland China.

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“Hand Print of Unity”: A Malaysia Day Collaborative Project by Ascot Academy and Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu

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For Ascot Academy and Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu

(Featured image: Hand Print of Unity – Ascot Academy’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr Abdul Razak Egoh ( back 5thfront left), General Manager of LMKK Ms Rachael Harman (6th from right) with the management of Ascot Academy and Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu at the hand printing celebration in conjunction with the 55th Malaysia Day celebration at Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu)

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Taste of Malaysia at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre!

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Parkview Deck Café Celebrates Malaysia Day with Nyonya Set Meal Special

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Tiffin Food Court Returns with a new home and extended set of vendors

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Diners will get an exclusive sneak peek into Klang Valley’s newest restaurants which will debut their culinary creations

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BOH Launches NegaraUmmph TV For National Day

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(Featured image: Mr Chen Chaw Chang, Chief Commercial Officer, BOH Plantations and Pn Aina Ramly, Deputy Head of Marketing, BOH Plantations launching NegaraUmmph TV)

BOH Plantations Rallies Malaysians to Share Their ‘Ummph!’ for the Country

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It is time to wine and dine at 6,000 feet : Olive Tree Group launches two new F&B outlets in SkyAvenue, Genting Highlands

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(Featured Image: Executive Chef Ansar Ali-Indian Kitchen and Executive Chef Jarrod Khoo- European Kitchen. Above image: Managing Director of The Olive Tree Group, Leslie Gomez explaining the restaurants’ concept.)

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A First Taste of Premium Ethiopian Coffee KAFA by Lavazza at Conrad Hong Kong

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(Featured image:  Scampi, roasted smoked leek cream, bell pepper brunoise and KAFA coffee dust. Above image: Nicholini’s, Conrad Hong Kong)

Exquisite Flavours Brew Up at Nicholini’s in a Coffee-Inspired Tasting Menu

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The International Worldchefs Congress & Expo 2018 comes to Kuala Lumpur

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The Worldchefs Congress & Expo will be taking place in Kuala Lumpur from 11 to 14 July 2018.  This international event will welcome chefs from around the world, making the Malaysian city the central hub of all gastronomic activities, with iconic speakers such as Andre Chiang (Singapore/Taiwan), Alvin Leung (Hong Kong) and Charles Carroll (USA).

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Malaysian Dragon Boat Teams Return Home After Admirable Performance in Hong Kong

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The three-day Hong Kong Dragon Boat Carnival, held at the Central Harbourfront, attracted over 4,500 athletes from 15 countries and regions.

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Britain’s Got Talent Crowns its First Comedian in 12 Seasons

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Lights On! City sparkles as Vivid Sydney lights up for 10th anniversary

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