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Prime Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Najib Tun Razak (right) and Energy, Green Technology and Water Minister Datuk Seri Dr Maximus Ongkili  (left) at the launch of last year's IGEM exhibition.

Ministry’s biggest event so far

23 September 2014

THE fifth edition of the International Greentech and Eco Products Exhibition & Conference Malaysia (IGEM) 2014 is set to be the biggest yet with more than 60,000 visitors from over 60 countries expecting to raise over RM1.2bil in business leads.

For a good cause: (from left) Musairi Musa, IJN chief executive officer Datuk Dr Mohd Azhari Yakub, Muzaffar Hisham and M. Kumaresan at the announcement of Maybank Islamic Bhd's 'Cycle Save A Child's Heart' event.

Pedalling for paediatrics

23 September 2014

Maybank Islamic Berhad is organising its inaugural “Cycle Save A Child’s Heart” event, in conjunction with the Maybank Global Corporate Responsibility (CR) Day.

In the spirit of 
entrepreneurship: (From left) MRCA 
council member 
Dr Edmund Lee, 
treasurer-general 
Datuk Henry Yip, 
vice-president 
Garry Chua, lifetime honorary president Datuk Tay Sim Kim, event organising chairman Choi Wei Yee, Liaw, 
immediate past 
president Datuk Nelson Kwok, deputy president Valerie Choo, secretary-general Shirley Tay and deputy secretary-
general Datuk Bruce Lim at the press conference on the anniversary 
celebration in Pavilion Kuala Lumpur.

Honouring exceptional retail industry players

23 September 2014

THE Malaysia Retail Chain Association (MRCA) will be celebrating its 22nd anniversary this year.

(R-L) Kuala Lumpur City Hall mayor Datuk Seri Ahmad Phesal Talib, Datuk Tunku Mukminah Tunku Mohd Jiwa and Tunku Datin Paduka Khadijah trying the food at Kontiki Restaurant , The Federal Kuala Lumpur during its launch on Friday (Sept 19, 2014)

A raft of unique offerings

23 September 2014

THE Kontiki is open! Located on the mezzanine floor of The Federal Kuala Lumpur in Jalan Bukit Bintang, the restaurant features a contemporary concept with a wide buffet spread to whet the appetite of patrons.

(from left) ATV Miss Asia Pageant Malaysia 2014 winners first runner up Jasmine Soo, winner Jacinda Rae Webb, second runner up Michelle Loh and third runner up Leannedrea Anne during the finals recently.

Crown goes to crowd favourite

23 September 2014

IT was a night of glitz and glamour as the winner of ATV Miss Asia Malaysia 2014 was crowned in the swanky JW Marriott hotel in Kuala Lumpur.

at Cheras Central Mall.

Furniture with quality in mind

23 September 2014

Good support is vital when choosing a mattress and health-conscious homeowners are constantly looking out for new innovations in the market.

Reroute request: Stakeholders meet to strongly object the proposed LRT3 alignment to be built in Jalan Tengku Kelana, Klang.

Traders voice concerns

23 September 2014

THERE is a glimmer of hope for traders in Jalan Tengku Kelana, Klang, who are urging the proposed third Light Rail Transit (LRT3) alignment be rerouted.

Shoplot owners, NGOs and local reps gathered at the area to show their dissapointment with MPS wanting to demolish their shoplots in Rawang

Shop demolition put off by protest

23 September 2014

SIX shops in Jalan Taiping, Rawang that have been operating for more than 75 years, are in danger of being demolished by the Selayang Municipal Council (MPS) to make way for a drain-widening project.

In the new MB’s checklist

23 September 2014

AS SELANGOR sees a new Mentri Besar appointed today, various local councils in the state can expect new faces at the helm as some of the council heads are retiring while others are expected to be moved in upcoming transfers.

All set: Participants getting their race packs for the Green Run.

Registration deadline for MPSJ’s Green Run extended

23 September 2014

THE application period for the Subang Jaya Municipal Council’s SJ 10km Green Run has been extended until Sept 26 to encourage more residents to sign up.

‘Stop pinching pennies’

23 September 2014

ABOUT 11 community leaders and non-governmental organisations are unimpressed by the Petaling Jaya City Council’s (MBPJ) budget spending trend.

The Pasar Malam at Siniawan old town.

The grassroots-led transformation of Siniawan is a success story that needs to be recounted

22 September 2014

THERE are few towns in this part of the world that have undergone a more successful turnaround. Exactly a decade ago, Siniawan in Sarawak was hit by one of the worst floods that its residents can remember.

Efforts such as the Small Retailer Tranformation Programme (Tukar) are helping small traditional sundry shops modernise and stay relevant.

Hypermarkets are not as dominant as many believe, say experts

22 September 2014

Are h ypermark ets the death of small neighbourhood businesses? The answer isn’t as clear cut as many think.

A file image of Darling Harbour, Sydney. Australia is another country favoured by Asian property investors.

Company offers help to those seeking to purchase property overseas

22 September 2014

THANKS to globalisation, doing business across vast oceans and geopolitical borders has become quite easy.

Amee Phillips unveils its latest collection during event held at hotel

22 September 2014

DIAMONDS may be a girl’s best friend but there are plenty of other equally, if not more fabulous, gems out there that can shine just as bright and are as eye-catching if the recent Amee Phillips jewellery collection showcase is anything to go by.

People can connect by rising above past conflicts and present politics

22 September 2014

AS A long-time expatriate in Malaysia, I have discovered that in order to get the best food, you often have to journey to the worst places.

Monthly pr ogr amme: A group o f riders from various states c ycling near the S ultan Abdul Samad building dur ing a KL Car Free Morning ear ly this year . — Filepic

Cycling enthusiasts see no need for motor vehicles

22 September 2014

WORLD Car Free Day is a little known event which takes place today.

Team Champions Shanghai Darters Singapore (from left) Boie Parfan, Ricky Santiago, manager Allen Kea, Jun Tranco, Jaypee Detablan and Lowie Soriana)

Shanghai Darters Singapore down Home & Away Fit Flight to clinch team title

22 September 2014

SHANGHAI Darters Singapore proved too strong when they defeated Home & Away Fit Flight in a one-sided final to bag the Malaysian Open Darts Championship 2014 (MO14) team title and RM12,000 in prize money recently.

(from left) Selangor Immigration Department director Amran Ahmad, Selangor State Health Department director Dr. Balachandran Satiamurti, Football Association of Selangor secretary general Rosman Mohd Ibrahim, The Sultan of Selangor Cup organising committee chairman Datuk Abdul Karim Munisar, Shah Alam Stadium manager Jamsari Khamim, Selangor Sports Council manager Shamsul Shahril Badzila Mohd Nor inspecting the pitch at the Shah Alam Stadium for The Sultan of Selangor Cup 2014. Shah Alam. 17 Sept 2014

Stadium gets green light

22 September 2014

PREPARATIONS at the Shah Alam Stadium are in full swing for the 13th edition of The Sultan of Selangor’s Cup 2014 (TSSC), set to take place this Saturday.

An experience to savour : Ariyanto (on Harley Davidson bike) accepting his prize from Jagdish Pantlia (in white) and executive assistant manager Wan Enderi (left) during a simple prize-giving ceremony at the hotel.

Frequent hotel guest gets to drive luxury super car

22 September 2014

ARIFIN Toto Ariyanto was recently selected as Accor Malaysia Hotel’s third lucky winner in the group’s Explore Malaysia campaign.

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