SUNWAY PALS Annouced Partnership With Enrich

It is the first strategic partnership between these two organisation ti benefit avid members through points exchange collaboration.

 

 

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Starting from 13 November, the conversion initiative members of both programmes to put their Enrich Miles or Sunway Pals Points for an expanding array of rewards and hence getting more value from their programme. With the collaboration, Enrich members will be able to use their miles at Sunway’s establishments and Sunway Pals members will be able to use their points to redeem for travel and lifestyle rewards.

 

Sunway Group Executive Vice President of President’s Office, Evan Cheah said:

“With the Visit Malaysia Year of 2020 around the corner, inbound and domestic travellers will be able to optimise their reward options exponentially.

Sunway Pals members can now convert their points for Enrich Miles and redeem flights on Malaysia Airlines, Firefly, MASwings, oneworld alliance airlines, partner airlines and for other Enrich lifesyle rewards. Meanwhile Enrich members can convert their miles to Sunway Pals Points and shop at Sunway’s malls with over 1,000 merchants, play in Sunway’s theme parks, stay in Sunway’s hotels and seek health screening in Sunway’s medical centres. The partnership will strengthen loyalty for both Sunway Pals and Enrich members whilst enhancing the overall customer experience”.

According to Malaysia Airlines Group Chief Marketing an Customer Experience Officer, Lau yin May:

“The partnership with Sunway Pals loyalty programme provides our Enrich members more choices in how to spend their accumulated miles beyond travel-based redemptions with the option of shopping at the partner merchants under the Sunway banner.

This partnership also further cements Malaysia Airlines’s larger goal of Fly Malaysia, the campaogn that we aim to share the beauty of Malaysia in its culture, nature and people. Fly Malaysia also aims to promote travel by leveraging on creating a uniquely Malaysia travel experience for the travellers.”

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The launched event event also saw special rewards for new members who signed up for either of the loyalty programmes. Enrich and Sunway will embark on more jint promotions in the future aimed at strengthening customer loyalty whilst enhancing the overall member experience.

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.

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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Kids Go Cashless at KidZania With T&G Ewallet

This is a good initiative as it can promote financial literacy among Malaysian kids 

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The initiative happens following the latest partnership with TNG Digital Sdn Bhd, making it the first of its kind among its KidZania franchise.

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The Touch and Go Apps will exclusively downloadable only when in KidZania Kuala Lumpur, the kids will be able to trade in KidZos (the KidZania currency) using their own mobile phones or for those without one, a phone loan is made available for their transaction within the award-winning edutainment centre.

Kids will learn about financial literacy through spending their hard-earned KidZos via the mobile application or just by tapping at contactless payment terminals located throughout KidZania Kuala Lumpur.

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“The app enables kids to check their balances online which would make them start thinking about saving and to be more financial-savvy. This is indeed a milestone for us as a role-playing indoor theme park in line with our motto of ‘Learn Life Today’. Helping kids understand financial aspects of earning a living is a key component of what we do here,” said Shahrul Nizar Ahmad, Mayor of KidZania Kuala Lumpur.

He said experts have suggested that financial literacy should be imparted to children as young as kindergarteners, citing preschools in England and Wales, where children are taught to use money, save and donate, which promotes responsible living.

Shahrul Nizar said although Malaysians are more attentive towards financial education and financial planning, the financial literacy gap in the country is acutely pronounced with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) reporting Malaysia ranked 20th out of 31 countries tested on financial knowledge, attitudes and behaviour.

“This is across the general Malaysian population, what more among the young and children. Thus, what we’re doing here at KidZania Kuala Lumpur together with TNG Digital Sdn Bhd is crucial to inspire positive change among our young Malaysians!

“As the Malay proverb goes ‘Melentur buluh, biarlah dari rebung’, which means if we must nurture and mould someone, it is best to begin while they are still young”.

Its newly-appointed Chief Executive Officer Ignatius Ong, who was the guest of honour at the event said,

“Children in today’s world live in a technology-first environment, with some as young as 10 years owning and proficient with smartphones. As a cashless champion, we want to encourage all Malaysians – whether young or old – to embrace technology and consider going cashless. Through this partnership with KidZania, we are empowering the younger generation to learn about technology as well as financial education in a safe and controlled environment.”

“The younger generation can also act as cashless ambassadors, educating their parents who may be resistant to hop onto the cashless bandwagon on the benefits where convenience at one’s fingertips is key to a cashless lifestyle,” said Ignatius Ong.

With the Touch ‘n Go eWallet, get ahead at KidZania Kuala Lumpur with speedy entrance via the #terusgo lane at the ticketing counter. What’s more, visitors can enjoy 35% off tickets and 10% off merchandise when they use their Touch ‘n Go eWallet!

KidZania Kuala Lumpur is a 80,000 sq feet, kid-sized City offering children the opportunity to try their hands at 100 professions through role playing activities spread across 60 various establishments. Through this experiential journey, children learn to adopt positive behaviours that will help to groom them to handle the demands and challenges of everyday life.

 

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

 

GETHA Contributes RM50,000 For The Wellbeing of Orangutans at Zoo Negara

GETHA also celebrates their 50th ANNIVERSARY with Orangutans  as their Corporate Social Value campaign with Zoo Negara.

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Getha is the current adoptive family to FIVE (5) Bornean orangutans and one of them from Sumatran orangutan – Gunta, Kathy, Manja, Punky and Choki; these shaggy apes are between the ages of 10 to 29 years old and reside in an open-space enclosure of the zoo.

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The orangutans of Zoo Negara enjoys a diet of fresh fruits and vegetables including carrots, lettuce, long beans, apples, bananas, guava and even bread and eggs.
Both the Bornean and Sumatran species have reddish fur, however the Sumatran orangutans have longer facial hair and the Bornean orangutan has a broader face.

According to World Wildlife, orangutans are classified as critically endangered, the northwest Bornean orangutans are especially threatened with a mere 1,500 individuals remaining.

To support the wellbeing, conservation and maintenance of these orangutans, Getha sponsors RM50,000 to Zoo Negara. The cheque presentation took place on 6th August 2019, presented by Ms. Amelia Tan, Getha Director of Business Development to Ms. Linda Salim, Director of Public Relations, Marketing, Customer Service and Edication from the Malaysian Zoological Society.

As part of the initiative, the company also organized a family fun day with over 50 participants visiting to the Zoo. The day was fun-filled with guests greeted by the Malayan Tapir with its distinctive black and white pattern; the smallest subspecies of tiger – the Malayan Tiger, and not forgetting the free roaming birds in Zoo Negara’s vast, open-concept exhibit.

“Working together with Zoo Negara was a wonderful opportunity for everyone to get together and learn about our ecological society. It was truly an eye opening experience to get a closer look into the diet, care and habits of these animals and the importance of conservation and creating a sustainable ecosystem for future generations. This program with Zoo Negara was very meaningful to incorporate as part of our 50th anniversary celebration, it motivates us to continue promoting a green lifestyle.” shared Amelia.

Getha’s 2019 social initiatives begun in December 2018 with the donation of 1,000 pairs of black school shoes to children across 17 different homes and foundations, in regards to the new initiative by the Education Ministry. Since then, Getha has participated in several other social campaigns including a blood donation drive, charity bazaar, soup kitchen and donations to several orphanages and elderly care homes.

Getha is eco-conscious and believes in serving the needs of consumer and protecting our precious Mother Nature. 100% Natural Latex is not only recyclable, it is also biodegradable; unlike latex blends and other materials in the market such as spring and foam. 100% Natural Latex is made from the sap of Hevea Brasiliensis, also known as the Rubber Tree, and is proudly used by Getha to for the ultimate sleep support and comfort.

The company is also compliant with all regulations set forth by international authorities and have been encouraging a greener lifestyle among its consumers since over a decade.
Specializing in 100% Natural Latex since 1969, bed expert – Getha has an extensive line-up of metal free mattresses and bedding products suitable for all ages.

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Getha has launched a special 50th Anniversary mattress model – The Latex 99. Retailing at RM10,999, enjoy special 50% off promotions and exclusive freebies with the limited edition Latex 99 mattress. The Latex 99 is available at any of Getha’s twenty-two showrooms nationwide and authorised dealer stores. For more information, visit http://www.getha.com.my or drop by any GETHA Sleep Therapy Centre for a consultation customize to your needs.