GIANT Brings Students On A Journey to National Museum

30 underprivileged students from Sekolah Kebangsaan Jalan Hang Tuah 1 are taken to the National Museum of Malaysia for a tour with the aim to help the younger generations understand the true meaning of independence and the sacrifices involved in the formation of Malaysia.

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Giant has been present in Malaysia for more than 75 years. Regardless of age, race, religion, and social standing, the love for the Giant brand is fondly engraved in the hearts of many Malaysians since childhood.

As one of the oldest retail chains in Malaysia, Giant plays an important role in raising awareness of the importance of unity and instilling an appreciation for the struggle of our nation’s forefathers for independence in the younger generation.

This initiative is aligned with Giant’s mission to contribute to the development of the nation by inspiring Malaysian children with the spirit of patriotism and impressing a sense of national pride in the hearts of the children.

The students were able to witness the extensive collection of artifacts, crafts, and historical monuments being displayed in the museum that portrays Malaysia’s major historical events and cultural activities. It is great to see the children taking pride in the rich history, diversity, and culture of our beloved nation.

In conjunction with this year’s Malaysia Day celebration, Giant Malaysia continues providing bigger variety and greater value to the nation with the selected second item at 50 percent off promotion, happening until 18 September 2019 at all Giant stores throughout Peninsular Malaysia.

ARTBOX Malaysia 2019 Levelling Up For Second Edition

Due to its success last year, Artbox Malaysia 2019 returns with a leveled up theme: Assemble.

 

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The most popular creative market in Southeast Asia is back in Malaysia on the 6 to 8 and 13 to 15 September at Sunway City Outdoor Open Air Carpark  with FREE admission for everyone.

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Artbox Malaysia is levelling up for its second edition, with its signature containers being stacked and arranged to charm and attract guests from all over Malaysia.

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Artbox is recognised internationally for its captivating structures surrounding the vicinity. This year’s edition takes inspiration from nostalgic childhood games such as Tetris and Jenga.

With Artbox Malaysia: Assemble being their new theme, this creative market will once again provide creative and unique retailers from across the region such as Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia & Singapore formed a holistic, one-of-a-kind curated experience.

Artbox Malaysia: Assemble showcased a range of over 300 booths that grab the attention of Malaysians.

Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Invade Industry Singapore, Mr Kent Teo said,

Artbox Malaysia 2019 plans to be bigger, better and more memorable than last year. This year, we are pushing ourselves out of our comfort zones and bringing amazing ideas to life for the community of Malaysia. Artbox Malaysia has a lot to offer and we hope to provide our guests with an all-inclusive extraordinary experience. We hope to see our food lovers and art enthusiasts once again have unforgettable moments with us. We’re also honoured as Artbox Malaysia is once again supported by Sunway Group, one of Malaysia’s largest conglomerates, with its flagship Sunway City Kuala Lumpur as our key venue partner.”

As Malaysia’s premier tourist destination with retail, leisure, hospitality and entertainment under one roof, Sunway City Kuala Lumpur is the venue of choice for Artbox Malaysia: Assemble which will see a large influx of visitors.

Sunway Group founder and chairman Tan Sri Dr Jeffrey Cheah said,

Sunway City Kuala Lumpur is proud to play host to Artbox Malaysia for the second consecutive year. Last year, the event garnered overwhelming responses from art enthusiasts, aspiring designers and shopping and food lovers from all over Malaysia. We trust this one-of-a-kind event will reach out to an even bigger crowd this year. In our continuous effort to boost the vibrancy of Malaysia’s tourism industry, we will continue to bring in events of a regional and global scale to Sunway City Kuala Lumpur.”

Artbox Malaysia also gave visitors the chance to indulge in gastronomic bites, from delectable food and beverage stalls each weekend. Some intriguing flavours that foodies can look out for are Dum Dum Thai Drinks, Saychiizu, IceDEA and Salmon Portion, these brands are based in Malaysia but they showcased exclusive thai fusion flavours for Artbox Malaysia.

With its mission to provide creative makers, local artists and musicians a platform to showcase their talents. Artbox Malaysia provided a stage with live music performances from Maha Jefferey, Ili Ruzanna, Rufus and more as they serenaded visitors with their sweet-sounding voices under the alluring ambience of the starry-filled night sky throughout the weekend.

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Artbox Malaysia is also proudly presented by foodpanda, Malaysia’s largest food delivery platform. All food and beverage selections are available on foodpanda’s app throughout the festival period. Visitors are able to skip long queues by using the new pick-up feature on the app. This feature enables visitors to purchase from food and beverage vendors at Artbox and a notification will appear when their food is ready allowing visitors to collect their order at the foodpanda pick up line. Alongside that, visitors also enjoyed themselves at the foodpanda zones filled with games, fun activities and surprises throughout the day.

Each weekend brings forth a different set of unique creative lifestyle and fashion vendors that presents a diversity of style from Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and Singapore. For instance, a collaboration between JD Sports x adidas brought a larger-than-life gaming experience with a modern twist. With towering LED screens surrounding the space, visitors challenged a friend to an epic showdown of JD King of Trainers: The Game and stood a chance to win exclusive prizes from JD Sports and adidas.

Other than that, Artblocks Tower provided an offline-to-online experience that involves interactivity on Instagram and visitors stood a chance to win exclusive giveaways and grand prizes from JD Sports and adidas when you form Tetris shapes with your photos within Instagram’s 3×3 grid.

As an all-inclusive creative market, Artbox aspires to provide the latest in retail assortments. Pestle & Mortar Clothing, who pride themselves in incorporating local flavour in all of their pieces, released an Artbox Malaysia exclusive ‘Artbox X PMC’ merchandise capsule consisting of all-new limited edition t-shirt designs, bags and accessories. Visitors also expected exclusive promotions and surprises at Pestle Mortar Clothing’s container at Artbox Malaysia.

Visitors can enjoy free admission to Artbox Malaysia which takes place from 3pm-11pm on 6 – 8 September and 13-15 September at Sunway City Outdoor Open Air Carpark.

Don’t miss out by following Artbox Malaysia’s social channels for all announcements and updates.

 
About Artbox
Artbox is recognised for its unique curation of local entrepreneurs and creative retailers presented in a creative night market! Artbox Malaysia, brought in by Invade has become one of the most highly-anticipated experiences with the first year bringing in more than 350,000 visitors. Artbox Malaysia created numerous magical moments last year and will be back again for two weekends in September.

The second Malaysian edition, themed Artbox Malaysia: Assemble, will capture stunning moments with creative art installations and interactive elements that will intrigue all your senses. Artbox Malaysia: Assemble aims to be bigger and better than everything you’ve ever imagined and creating an artistic force unlike any other. Artbox Malaysia: Assemble will feature unique retailers, tantalising meals and fascinating art installations in a space that pushes the boundaries of creativity.
Artbox Malaysia: Assemble is an event not to be missed!

About Invade
Invade is a creative retail space activation and events management company founded in 2010. Known for its innovative retail concepts, Invade manages pop-up retail stores, runs some of the largest creative markets, and also operates a real-time retail booking system that allows businesses to rent and list spaces in an efficient manner in Singapore. Invade will also host the Artbox Asia tour, bringing the best of creative markets to the region with each city’s installation infused with the local flavour. For more details, please visit http://invade.co.

About Ad-nology
Ad-nology is a boutique marketing agency who focuses on innovation and creativity. Ad-nology is build by the forever generation, for the forever generation. Working towards uncharted territory, ad-nology creates live experiences that has never been done before and to create unique and memorable events.
Discovering uncharted grounds . For more info visit us at https://ad-nology.com
ARTBOX MALAYSIA ASSEMBLE FACT SHEET

Event Details
FREE ADMISSION!
This event is open to public

Operating Hours
6 – 8 September 2019
13 – 15 September 2019
Friday – Sunday
3PM – 11PM

Location
Sunway City Kuala Lumpur
Outdoor Open Air Carpark

By Public Transport
– Take LRT Kelana Jaya Line from any station to USJ 7 station & interchange with BRT to Sunway Lagoon station.
LRT stations with parking space: USJ 21, Ara Damansara, Putra Heights, Glenmarie & Gombak
– Take KTM Komuter Port Klang Line from any station to Setia Jaya station & interchange with BRT to Sunway Lagoon station.

Drive & Park
Sunway Geo (Park & ride BRT at SunMed station or use Canopy Walk)
BRT Sunway depot (Park & ride BRT at SunU-Monash station or use Canopy Walk)
Sunway University (Park & ride BRT at SunU-Monash station or use Canopy Walk)
The Pinnacle Sunway
Menara Sunway

Find out more here: https://www.sunway.city/getting-here/

Date 06 – 08 Sept 2019
13 – 15 Sept 2019
Friday – Sunday
Time 3 – 11PM

Venue Sunway City Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Outdoor Open Air Carpark

Address Jalan Lagoon Timur (9/1), Bandar Sunway, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia

Organizer INVADE x Ad-nology Labs x Artbox Thailand

Admission Free Admission

Official Instagram https://www.instagram.com/Artbox_MY/
Official Facebook https://www.facebook.com/malaysia.artbox/

Official Website https://Artbox.my
Official Email Hello@artbox.my
Official Hashtag #ARTBOXMY2019
#ARTBOXASSEMBLE

ARTBOX MALAYSIA KEY VENDORS

No Name Description Country of Origin IG / FB
1 Dum Dum Thai Drinks F&B Malaysia Instagram page
2 Saychiizu F&B Malaysia Instagram page
3 IceDEA F&B Malaysia Facebook page
4 Salmon Portion F&B Malaysia
5 Lemon Me Farm F&B Thailand Instagram page
6 Ohhoo Glass jelly F&B Thailand Instagram page
7 Barhop Barburger F&B Thailand Facebook page
8 Fox Cha Milk Tea F&B Thailand Facebook page
9 Ka-Nom-Thai F&B Thailand Facebook page
10 Singapore Laksa by PGFN F&B Singapore Facebook page
11 Moonset Retail Thailand Instagram page
12 Loma.Whale Retail Thailand Instagram page
13 The Thirty August Retail Thailand Instagram page
14 Emmi Shoes Retail Thailand Instagram page
15 Lalyl Studio Retail Thailand Instagram page
16 Lichi Official Retail Thailand Instagram page
17 Airmocks Retail Singapore Instagram page
18 ACAPFashion Retail Singapore Instagram page
19 Patti.Felli Retail Indonesia Instagram page
20 Charista Retail Indonesia Instagram page

Autumn Retreat Brings Laughter and Joy at Sunway Velocity Mall

From 21st August to 13th September, Sunway Velocity Mall held its annual Mid-Autumn Festival campaign, ‘An Autumn Retreat’.

Head over to Sunway Velocity Mall to shop for mooncake from a wide selection of traditional baked mooncakes to snow skin mooncakes and even ice cream mooncakes in over 20 vendors.

The Main Atrium of the mall was fully embellished with yellow and golden hues to resemble the bright, round moon for this festival. The atrium was also furnished with elements of Mid-Autumn such as lanterns and bamboo to replicate the vibe of a traditional Chinese market.

Mr Kevin Tan, COO, (right) and Ms Phang Sau Lian, General Manager, (left) officially launched Sunway Velocity Mall's An Autumn Retreat Campaign on 24th August

This year’s theme was inspired by the simple idea of taking a step back into the past and going back to nature, in a celebration of the full moon accompanied by lanterns, food, and most importantly, loved ones.

In the Chinese culture, Mid- Autumn festival indicates the end to the harvest period and the beginning of the Autumn season. Like in many festivals, we are surrounded by warm company and delicious food.

Thus, Sunway Velocity Mall organised the ‘An Autumn Retreat’ in hopes to bring families and friends together through the many exciting activities and fun workshops as well as various mooncake vendors that are gathered for this campaign.

Undoubtedly, mooncakes are a significant element during this festival. The round shape of the mooncake represents unity and family reunion and characters like ‘longevity’ and ‘happiness’ are imprinted on the top of the mooncake. From the selection of traditional baked mooncakes to snow skin mooncakes and even ice cream mooncakes, there are endless options to choose from. Making it fun and easy for shoppers, shoppers can find an array of mooncakes at the many booths available at Sunway Velocity Mall to shop from like Grand Imperial, Overseas, Pullman Hotel, Haagen Daaz, Tai Thong, and Inside Scoop. Not only that, there’s also a wide range of halal mooncakes too!

While shoppers shop for mooncakes at the mall, they can also shop for lanterns, desserts, and more at the mall to complete their Mid-Autumn celebration with their loved ones. Apart from the 20 mooncake vendors located at the Main Atrium and at Basement 1 level, shoppers can also find a variety of mooncakes at different outlets in the mall such as Dragon-i, Canton Kitchen, Tea Garden, Purple Cane, Bread Story, Esquire Kitchen, Nyonya Leaf and more!

As families comes together to shop for this reunion festival, shoppers also get to redeem prizes from two prize tiers when they shop at the mall from 21st August to 13th September 2019. Shoppers who a spend a minimum of RM 600 in four (4) receipts or RM 500 for HSBC Credit Cardholders can redeem an exclusive Tea Set. For shoppers who spend RM 2,000 over five (5) receipts, or RM 1,900 for HSBC Credit Cardholders will be able to redeem a classic Cosas United Luggage bag. In collaboration with Astro, shoppers who spend RM100 in a maximum of two (2) receipts in the mall will get to participate in Astro’s Spin & Win to win exclusive prizes from Asto.

Apart from the starling redemption prizes, during the ‘An Autumn Retreat’ campaign, Sunway Velocity Mall has organized many performances and workshops for kids. The workshops and performances were not only fun and engaging for the whole family, like the Mooncake Making Workshop, paper flower workshops, WuShu performances, Chinese diabolo, and Chinese Orchestra, but they are also embedded with Chinese cultural elements that kids can learn as they have fun while adults can reminisce the good times and share them with their kids.

On top of that, Sunway Velocity Mall also organised Mooncake Eating Contests to bring good food and hearty laughter to the mall. Sunway Velocity Mall’s “An Autumn Retreat” brought an abundance of joy and laughter to the community as they gather with friends and family in preparation for this annual festival. Sunway Velocity Mall strives to create memorable experiences for the community though innovative and unique touch-points during the festive season. From starling redemption prizes to fun and exciting activities, plus beautiful and Instagram-worthy decorations in the mall, make sure you visit Sunway Velocity Mall for your “Autumn Retreat.”

For Media Enquiries, please contact:
Mrs Nur Farina Diana Johar Ms Everlyn Kee
Senior Executive – Marketing Executive – Marketing
Sunway Velocity Malls Sunway Velocity Malls
DID: 03-2786 3987 DID: 03-2786 3983
Fax: 03-2786 3939 Fax: 03-2786 3939
Email: nurfarina@sunway.com.my Email: keemw@sunway.com.my

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WONDA Introduce 3-in-1 Premium Coffee at Shopee

The WONDA 3-in1 Premium Coffee is the brand’s first 3-in-1 format in the world and only available excusively on Shopee.

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With these new products, WONDA Coffee promises to deliver great tasting coffee every time. The launched also marks a very significant milestone in the brand’s line-up of already WONDA-ful products as it lets fans enjoy their very own cup of WONDA Coffee anywhere, anytime, offering the premium “just brewed” taste of coffee.

As WONDA Coffee is one of Malaysia’s leading RTD coffee brands, the brand has decided to launch its FIRST 3-in-1 premium hot coffee in Malaysia. WONDA Coffee has been passionately putting effort in coffee innovation with new variants and refined retail format, since their arrival in the country. With the positive growth of WONDA Coffee ready-to-drink (RTD) range, the market has given WONDA Coffee the confidence to grow their brand even further and to expand their footprint in the powdered coffee segment.

Coffee for all occasions – WONDA 3-in1 Premium Coffee is available in THREE delicious variants:

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  1. Kopi Tarik

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  2. Original
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  3. Mocha

Suiting different coffee demands, the new WONDA 3-in-1 Premium Coffee is made with Arabica blend and fine blend that produces the premium taste just like a freshly brewed cup. Coffee connoisseurs who enjoy the “just brewed” taste of hot coffee can choose between WONDA 3-in-1 Coffee.

The WONDA 3-in-1 Premium Coffee will introduce for the very first time in the non-ready-to-drink coffee segment a Kopi Tarik variant.

Never seen before in the market, with WONDA 3-in-1 Coffee Kopi Tarik, consumers can savour the smooth, creamy and full-bodied taste along with the distinct aroma of coffee. Pair your WONDA 3-in-1 Coffee Kopi Tarik with local favourites like curry puff, nasi lemak and roti bakar to get a mamak style feel, whether you are at home or in the office.

WONDA 3-in-1 Coffee Original carries together the perfect blend of coffee and milk for an authentic hot coffee experience whereas WONDA 3-in-1 Coffee Mocha brings together the harmonious combination of coffee and chocolate, making it an irresistible hot coffee treat.

“Enjoying a steaming cup of coffee in the morning is a ritual that most Malaysians practice daily and for some, coffee-making helps us kickstart the day by putting our minds into action. We recognized that many WONDA Coffee fans and consumers wanted that from the brand to be able to make their very own cup of WONDA Coffee. This is why we are so excited about this launch as it gives WONDA Coffee fans a chance to start their day with the WONDA 3-in-1 Premium Coffee,” explains Santharuban T. Sundaram, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Alternate Business at Etika Sdn Bhd.

WONDA Coffee partners with e-commerce platform Shopee for exclusive deals on their latest WONDA 3-in-1 Premium Coffee

Making things more convenient for fans, WONDA Coffee has also launched its official store on Shopee Malaysia, one of the country’s leading e-commerce platform. In conjunction with the launch of WONDA 3-in-1 Premium Coffee, from 22nd to 24th August 2019, WONDA Coffee will be offering the first 300 consumers RM5 off on their WONDA 3-in-1 Premium Coffee purchases through a first-come-first-serve basis. This exciting introductory promotion will run for a consecutive period of 3 days, followed by other loads of exclusive deals and promotions that will take place until October so stay tuned on https://shopee.com.my/m/wonda-coffee.

Santharuban explained that the partnership with Shopee extends the brand’s reach and provides consumers with greater convenience as it enables Malaysians to conveniently top up their WONDA 3-in-1 Premium Coffee products via Shopee whenever they need a quick refill.

“Malaysians love their coffee, and enjoying a cuppa has become part of our morning routine. Many even go on to enjoy a second cup in the evening. We are excited to have a dynamic brand like WONDA Coffee partner with us. Being an e-commerce platform, we understand the need for convenience that consumers today demand. The WONDA 3-in-1 Premium Coffee serves to provide consumers on-the-go just that! Coffee enthusiasts will be pleased to know that they can choose from a selection of three variants; each offering a different palate experience. Plus, the launch comes at an opportune time as Shopee is having its 9.9 Super Shopping Day until 9 September. Shopee’s flagship shopping event brings an increase in customer traffic, which will translate to maximum exposure for the all-new WONDA 3-in-1 Premium Coffee,” said Tan Ming Kit, Category Manager, Shopee Malaysia.

With this new game-changing launch, WONDA Coffee plans to release better deals ahead and to bring more exciting products in future to fans.

“We can’t wait for fans to try this new sensation by WONDA Coffee as we are confident that consumers will appreciate the convenience and “just brewed” taste that the new WONDA 3-in-1 Premium Coffee brings,” concluded Santharuban.

For more information on WONDA Coffee’s future activities, please visit https://www.facebook.com/WondaCoffeeMalaysia.

 

The First McDonalds In Malaysia Is Now ‘Mekdi’ As Part of Celebrating Merdeka Day

Besides that, McDonalds Malaysia also introduces Nasi Lemak McD as part of the Merdeka Day celebration and 37 years of being Malaysian.

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The signage for Mekdi, which is the localised nickname for ‘McD’, short for McDonald’s – is now prominently displayed at McDonald’s Bukit Bintang restaurant, the very first McDonald’s to open its doors in Malaysia back in 1982.

“Over the past 37 years, Malaysians have helped make McDonald’s Malaysia the recognised brand that it is today. As a gesture of appreciation for their continuous support, we decided to embrace the Mekdi name Malaysians have affectionately given us, which is now synoymous with our brand,” said Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of McDonald’s Malaysia, Melati Abdul Hai.

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In celebration of all things Malaysian this month, McDonald’s Malaysia has also introduced Nasi Lemak McD, its own version of a dish beloved by so many Malaysians. The meal comes complete with fragrant coconut rice, crispy anchovies, fresh cucumber, and fried egg, topped with spicy sambal. Customers can also maximise their meal experience by adding on Ayam Goreng McD and a cup of Iced Lemon Tea.

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Recognising the popularity of Nasi Lemak amongst Malaysians, McDonald’s Malaysia has also initiated a nationwide petition on Change.org to rally for Nasi Lemak to be officially recognised as the national dish of Malaysia, with a target of gathering 1 million signatures by Malaysia Day (16 September). To be part of this movement, head over to http://chng.it/LDfjGDJsQs.

Nasi Lemak McD is now available in all McDonald’s Malaysia restaurants nationwide and will be a permanent item on McDonald’s menu, available 24 hours a day.

The Nasi Lemak McD set is only RM5.99 during breakfast hours and is served with an Iced Milo. During regular hours, the set is priced at RM12.99 with 1 piece of Ayam Goreng McD and an Iced Lemon Tea, while it is RM15.99 for 2 pieces of Ayam Goreng McD and an Iced Lemon Tea.

McDonald’s Malaysia – Malaysian at Heart

Since opening its first store in Bukit Bintang in 1982, McDonald’s Malaysia has localised almost its entire business – from its menu, suppliers, franchisees, community, and charity initiatives.

 Localised menu offerings: In addition to its core menu items, McDonald’s Malaysia continuosly introduces menu offerings that are distinctly Malaysian and appeals to local tastebuds, such as the latest Nasi Lemak McD and Extra Spicy Ayam Goreng McD. In fact, Malaysia was one of the first markets in the world to include Ayam Goreng in its menu. Local flavours are also infused in the dessert menu, such as the Cempedak McFlurry, Corn Pie, and Cendol Cone, all of which are currently available at McDonald’s restaurants nationwide.

 Locally sourced ingredients: 80 percent of McDonald’s Malaysia’s ingredients are sourced right here in Malaysia. Everything from chicken, to vegetables, and sauces – including Malaysians’ favourite Chilli Sauce – are produced or sourced locally. Only the freshest and highest quality local ingredients are used in all its exciting menu offerings.
 Restaurants are backed by an all-Malaysian workforce*: McDonald’s Malaysia currently employs 14,000 Malaysians, and the company is committed to providing local employees with equal and quality opportunities for development, training, and career advancement at every level.

 Franchisees are 100 percent Malaysian: McDonald’s Malaysia continues to work closely with local Malaysian entrepreneurs to grow the brand in areas such as Sabah and Sarawak. All 21 of our local franchisees are Malaysian, operating over 30 restaurants across Malaysia.

 Local grassroots activities: McDonald’s restaurants nationwide give back to local communities by organising various initiatives such as meal donations to local charities, Teacher’s Day celebrations as well as flood relief efforts. In 2018 alone, McDonald’s Malaysia held more than 10,000 community engagements.

 Charity initiatives for Malaysian children: Through Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC), McDonald’s Malaysia continues to support programmes that directly improve the health and well-being of children and their families. Another initiative close to McDonald’s heart is the ‘Back-to-School’ programme, which has benefitted 23,000 urban poor primary school children since 2017.

Melati added, “While McDonald’s is one of the most renowned global brands, McDonald’s Malaysia prides itself in being a Malaysian company at heart. Our business focuses on Malaysians and understanding their needs, whether through our menu items, charity efforts, or nurturing our talent.”

For more information on McDonald’s exciting menu offerings this Merdeka month, visit http://www.mcdonalds.com.my.

SHOPEE Announces Its 9.9 Super Shopping Day and Cristiano Ronaldo As A New Ambassador

Wow..TWO great news!!

The 9.9 SUPER SHOPPING DAY offers free shipping with minimum spend of RM9. 

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Taking place from 19 August to 9 September 2019, the campaign offers greater deals and discounts across categories from brands such as Nutox, HP, L’Oréal, Vinda, Photobook Malaysia, Enfagrow, Universal Traveller, realme, MR DIY and Nestle.

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To further promote the adoption of e-commerce and encourage Malaysians to take advantage of these savings, Shopee is bringing down the minimum spend for free shipping to RM9.

Welcoming the initiative, Song Hock Koon, Director of E-Commerce, Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation, said,

“One of MDEC’s objectives is to encourage Malaysians to become immersed in the digital ecosystem, as such initiatives like these will help accelerate adoption in a sustainable and cost-effective manner. We are always pleased to collaborate and support industry moves and trust that this latest initiative will further inspire digital entrepreneurship efforts.”

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Ian Ho, Regional Managing Director, Shopee said,

“Shopee’s mission has always been to impact local communities on a meaningful and sustainable level through initiatives such as our sales campaigns that will allow Malaysians to continue shopping and stocking up on necessities without breaking the bank. At the same time, I am happy to announce Shopee’s partnership with our latest brand ambassador Cristiano Ronaldo. Having him on board is truly a milestone for us. This makes us more than just a shopping platform as we continue to inspire users and connect them with the biggest stars and celebrities in the world.”

At the launch of 9.9 Super Shopping Day held at Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur, Shopee revealed its newest brand ambassador, Cristiano Ronaldo. As one of the greatest athletes, he is an inspiration to many and his dedication to football resonates with the deep commitment Shopee has towards its users. He will be working with Shopee across its seven markets in a wide range of activities to engage and inspire people in the region.

Cristiano Ronaldo said,

“I am proud to be Shopee’s brand ambassador as we share the same ambition to be the best in our fields. I am always improving my game for my fans and my team, just as Shopee innovates to benefit their users in this region. I am excited by this partnership, and I look forward to creating more special moments for my fans together with Shopee.”

Cristiano Ronaldo will join a series of initiatives as Shopee brings users and fans across the region closer to the global football icon:

Cristiano Ronaldo stars in Shopee’s newest 9.9 TVC: Cristiano Ronaldo will be at the center of Shopee’s new television commercial premiering on 16 August, which will air in all seven Shopee markets in the region.

● Watch Cristiano Ronaldo live only on Shopee: In a first for Southeast Asia and Taiwan, fans will be able to get up close and personal with Cristiano Ronaldo via a range of exclusive content available only on Shopee Live. More information will be announced on Shopee’s app and social media platforms at a later date.

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The 9.9 Super Shopping Day will feature three weeks of super promotions and entertainment as well as exclusive privileges with leading industry players:

● Shocking Sale – 9 times daily, enjoy deals from as low as RM1.
● RM9.90 Super Voucher Pack – Pay RM9.90 to enjoy vouchers from Shopee, Agoda, dahmakan, Dal.komm Coffee, ZEN Rooms, Grab, BBQ Chicken, Victoria Station, KKday, Recommend.my, Muslim Pro, MBO, Dunkin Donuts and Teppanyaki and receive savings up to 17x of your money spent.
● “One or Not” – 21 Yamaha motorbikes, 1 Honda City and more for only RM1. If the customer is not the selected buyer, Shopee guarantees a full refund.
● Standard Chartered Mastercardholders – RM15 off with minimum spend of RM120. Valid from 19 August to 9 September.
● Shihlin Taiwan – Buy 1 Free 1 packet of Crispy Chicken Cracklings.
● Wonda Coffee – A brand new product range made exclusively first on Shopee, with an introductory promo price for first 300 customers.
● Dunkin Donuts – First 2,000 customers get to enjoy RM0.99 for 1 Donut worth RM3.50 only on 9 September.
● Burger King – Get a Whopper Jr & Cheeseburger, beverage and fries set meal for only RM9.90.
● The Alley – Enjoy exclusive boba milk tea from RM9 onwards.
● Häagen-Dazs – Single scoop for RM9.90 and double scoop for RM19.
● Hong Leong Yamaha Authorised Dealer – Enjoy exclusive discounts up to 30% on Yamaha motorcycles including Yamaha NVX, Y15zr and LC135 on 9 September.
● BH Petrol and Mydin will be giving out 100 tickets worth RM35,000 to watch Dato’ Sri Siti Nurhaliza live at the Shopee X SimplySiti Mini Concert.

Find out more about Shopee’s newest brand ambassador at:
https://shopee.com.my/shopeexronaldo

Find out more about 9.9 Super Shopping Day at https://shopee.com.my/m/99

 

STARBUCKS Malaysia Unveil Exclusive Starbucks x Naelofar Scarf Collection

Starbucks announced its second collaboration with Malaysian iconic entrepreneur and actress Neelofa; which presents a curated collection of scarves exclusive to Starbucks.

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Paying homage to Starbucks Frappucino colors and Neelofa’s home-grown scarf brand, Naelofar, the Starbucks X Naelofar Scarf Collection is the first of its kind to be exclusively retailed at selected Starbucks stores.

The collaboration draws inspiration from the timeless and iconic colors of Starbucks Frappuccino beverages which draws on flavors derived from Chocolate, Caramel and Green Tea. As such, the scarves in the Starbucks x Naelofar collection will feature colors which include warm brown, soft beige and pastel green.

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Packaged in an adorable Starbucks tumbler replica, the scarves themselves are made of pleated material and can be versatilely worn in a multitude of styles to accessorize and complete any outfit.

This collaboration between Starbucks Malaysia and Neelofa marks the second in recent times, following the MY Cups of Kindness Campaign last year which saw the artist joining forces with Starbucks to spread messages of kindness. As part of that campaign, Starbucks donated RM0.50 from the sale of each of its then newly released Summer Frappucino varieties to a charity of Neelofa’s choosing.

Taking a cue from that initiative, RM1 from each Starbucks x Naelofa scarf purchase will once again be donated to a charity of Neelofa’s choice.

“It is indeed an honor to work with Starbucks once again, this time fusing my passion for scarves and my love for Starbucks Frappuccinos. So naturally, the Starbucks x Naelofar collection is truly something I hold very near and dear. The Starbucks x Naelofar scarves is made in Heavy Pleated Chiffon material and in Shawl style which I personally love, and I’m sure my fans would love it too. I am thankful to Starbucks for this unique opportunity and I hope my fans and Starbucks customers alike will enjoy the collection.” said Neelofa.

As design enthusiasts, Starbucks draws on vibrant practices which has seen it partner with notable personalities within Malaysia’s fashion and design fraternity in the past, including the likes of Rico Rinaldi.

Starbucks Malaysia prides itself for curating products derived from a diversity of local niche designer brands to express creativity through the Starbucks X series. Through this exclusive designer collection, Starbucks hopes to support local talent by accentuating and promoting them to its customers.

“At Starbucks Malaysia, we continuously seek ways to collaborate with local talents by providing them a platform to showcase their creativity with us. After we conducted the MY Cups of Kindness campaign with Neelofa, we received a truly overwhelming response. So this scarf collection is a natural succession of that campaign, which will once again contribute towards Neelofa’s charity efforts through her passion and art plus you can only get this Starbucks x Naelofar Scarf Collection exclusively at Starbucks stores,” said Sydney Quays, Chief Executive Officer of Berjaya Food Berhad and Managing Director of Starbucks Malaysia & Brunei.

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In conjunction with the upcoming Merdeka and Malaysia Day celebrations, Starbucks has also released a limited-edition Malaysian Tiger Bearista. Featuring the iconic Starbucks Bearista wearing a Tiger onesie, the Starbucks Bearista, pays tribute to the iconic Malayan Tiger, now an endangered species.

Available from 5 August onwards, the Starbucks x Naelofar Collection scarves are priced at RM75 each and RM1 of each scarf purchase will be donated to Neelofa’s charity of choice. Meanwhile, the limited-edition Malaysian Tiger Bearista is priced at RM88.

Exclusive to Malaysia, both the Starbucks x Naelofar Scarf Collection and Malaysian Tiger Bearista will be available at all Starbucks stores nationwide, while stocks last.

For more information, please visit the Starbucks Malaysia website at www.starbucks.com.my.