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TAME the ‘Cage’ and stand a chance to drive away in a stylish Volkswagen New Beetle 2.0. 100PLUS Football Xtreme is 3-on-3 caged football with a twist. Each team of three participants will not only compete against an opponent team but also face the fury of fire, wind and water in the cage. The competition is open to all avid footballers, fans and challenge-seekers to experience a new excitement in football. Show off your skills and test your endurance. The competition will be held at Mahkota Parade, Malacca today and tomorrow. The top two daily winners will walk away with RM1,000 and 100PLUS products while the next eight best teams stand to win Adidas merchandise and 100PLUS products. Two teams with the highest number of goals scored on each match day will qualify for the finals on June 20 to battle it out individually for a Volkswagen New Beetle 2.0 and other prizes. Entry is free; register online at www.gofutsal.com/100plus and bring two 100PLUS cans and/or bottle labels on the event day. Organisers Gofutsal is offering RM500 for the day winners (1st prize) in Malacca who have signed up through www.gofutsal.com/100plus
Malaysia Chocolate Fair is at EXPO in Danga City Mall Johor Baru today and tomorrow. Learn about chocolate-making from top chefs and check out make-up demonstration by Malaysian Cocoa Board besides contests and quizzes. Open from 10am to 10pm. For details, call 07-221 5008.
There will be a Bug Fest 2010 (Volkswagen gathering) at Sutera Mall, Johor Baru today and tomorrow from 10am to 10pm. For details, call 07-558 9009.
In conjunction with World Environment Day today, SP Setia Bhd is organising the Setia Eco Run flagging off at 7am. There will be a bazaar and eco exhibition offering tips on how to be environmentally friendly. Mediacorp artistes Fann Wong and Christopher Lee and Y.E.S 933.3FM deejays will make a special appearance. For details, call 07-555 2525.
Johor Culture and Arts Department is holding the three-day Johor Gasing Open competition starting today at Laman Gasing Kampung Makim in Kota Tinggi, Johor. The event is from 2pm to 10pm.
Open University Malaysia will organise the OUM Run Carnival today at Jalan Ibrahim Sultan, Johor Baru from 7.30am to 12pm. Activities include a carrom competition. For details, call Romzi Yusof (013-750 4717) or Mohammad Johan (013-770 0007).
A fishing competition will be held at Balok Beach Recreation Centre, Kuantan tomorrow from 8am-12.30pm. Registration fee: RM70 per rod. Cash prize of RM10,000 up for grabs.
SMK Alor Akar in Kuantan will hold a blood donation drive tomorrow at Atrium I of Kuantan Parade shopping complex from 10am to 4.30pm for Hospital Tengku Ampuan Afzan Kuantan.
K&K Lighting (opposite Kuantan main post office) in Kuantan is holding a promotion sale on selected items. Open daily.
Yong Kong Door Trading in Jalan Datuk Wong Ah Jang, Kuantan is having a clearance sale on selected items. Closed on Sundays (09-513 3768).
Vantage in Taman Beserah Jaya, Kuantan offers a selection of porcelain on sale until June 13. Tel: 09-566 0420.
Ogawa healthcare products fair is on at East Coast Mall, Kuantan until tomorrow.
Johor Furniture Fair is on at Persada International Convention, Johor Baru this weekend. Opening hours are 10am to 10pm. For details, call 07-219 8888.
Wescourt Furniture in Sungai Isap Jaya, Jalan Gambang, Kuantan is offering discounts on home furniture. Open daily from 10am-10pm.
The Bata sale is on in Kuantan. Brands include Marie Claire, Comfit, Weinbrenner, North Star, Power and Hawaianas. Sale ends on June 25.
The Beauty and Living Fair is on at Berjaya Megamall Kuantan until June 20.
Hyper Computer Carnival is at East Coast Mall, Kuantan. Ends tomorrow.
East Coast Mall Kuantan presents a Bridal Show this weekend.
Mutiara Johor Baru’s Meisan Szechuan Restaurant serves superior shark’s fin, baked fresh fish and Indonesian-style king prawns in claypot. Available daily for lunch and dinner. Priced from RM22.00++ onwards per portion. For reservations, call 07-330 0300.
Bayview Hotel Malacca’s RM5++ Talk-of-the-Town Set Lunch at its Southern Court Chinese Restaurant is back by popular demand. The super value-for-money deal consists of a Soup of the Day, Rice with 1 Main Dish and Chinese tea. Guests have the option to upgrade to a RM10++ set or RM15++ set. Among the highlights are Fried Mini Chicken Chop with Zhen Jiang Sauce, Green Curry Chicken, Szechuan Fried Prawns, Deepfried Beancurd and Chilled Honeydew Sago. Available from noon to 2.30pm daily except Mondays. For reservations, call 06-283 9888.
M.S. Garden Hotel Kuantan’s “Jom Tapau” takeaway menu at its Cafe Suria offers a selection from soup of the day, burger and sandwich to hawker-stall favourites, Nasi Kandar and spaghetti. Open for orders between 9.30am and noon. For information, call 09-511 8888 / 517 7899.
Indo-China Food Promotion is back at First World Cafe, Level 3, First World Plaza, Genting Highlands. It features live action stalls serving up Vietnamese Rolls, Laos Roasted Beef, Cambodian Grilled Fish, Laos Iced Water Chestnut, Myanmar Fish Noodle Soup, Cambodian Crab and Thai Fried Noodles. Buffets priced at RM38.30++ (adult), RM19.15++ (child) for lunch and RM42.60++ (adult), RM21.75++ (child) for dinner. Fair ends June 11. For reservations, call 03-6101 1118.
Fico Cafe in Kuantan serves hot meals and Western food such as stuffed potato skin, beef kuey teow and terayaki salmon. It is in Lorong Seri Kuantan 80, Kuantan. For reservations, call 09-566 6846.
Sheerwood Restaurant in Jalan Teluk Sisek, Kuantan (near the Kubang Buaya traffic lights) serves European food, breads and healthy snacks. Opens until 11pm daily.
Savour Chef Manan’s Western specialities such as rib-eye steak and Chicken Arabiata at Restaurant Western D’Kampung in Malacca. Open daily from 6pm-1.30am. For reservations, call 017-226 5994 / 012-394 8908.
Bamboo Hut Bistro Malacca serves a Western set lunch consisting of salad, soup, main course and desserts for RM23++ with a drink included. For reservations, call Zoe (017-316 9613) or Vivien (016-649 7910).