NOOK’s ‘Tantalisingly Thai’ Promotion Returns

Nook, Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral’s all-day dining restaurant is bringing back its ‘Tantalisingly Thai’ dinner spread on the buffet line. It will be headlined by Special Guest Chef, Arwut Boribal of Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong for 15 days starts from 16 until 30 November 2019.

Chef Arwut

A well-seasoned culinary professional, Chef Arwut’s passion for cooking began as a child who helped out his parents at their own Thai food restaurant. He honed his culinary skills and in 2016, was awarded the broze medal at the ‘THAIFEX World of Food Asia’ competition in the Thailand Ultimate Chef Challenge category.

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Gai Yang Ta Khir (Roasted Chicken with Lemongrass and Thai Sauce)

Chef Arwut will be dishing out his own recipes for the Tantalisingly Thai promotion and will feature authentic Thai dishes on the buffet spread at Nook. He will be assisted by Nook’s dedicated culinary team in prepping and cooking up a storm for the buffet spread.

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Phla Goong (Thai Spicy Shrimp Salad with Lemongrass

Designed specially by Chef Arwut, the buffet spread will include dishes ranging from appetisers to soups, hot dishes to desserts.

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Chuu Chee Pla (Chuu Chee Curry with FIsh and Coconut Cream)

The menu of appetisers will offer diners Yam Neua Yang (Spicy Grilled Beef Salad), Phla Goong (Thai Spicy Shrimp Salad with Lemongrass), Yam Tor Pu (Wing Bean Salad with Mince Chicken) and more. Also part of the buffet spread are the soup offerings which will include the infamous Tom Yam. Chef Arwut’s version of the Tom Yam offered is the Tom Yum Goong (Thai Spicy Prawn Soup), and also a chicken soup Tom Kha Gai (Chicken in Coconut Milk Soup).

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Phad Kee Mua talay (Stir-fried Spice Seafood and vegetables with Basil)

Nook spread will also feature Chef Arwut’s Thai curries, the Gaeng Phed Ped Yang (Red Curry with Roasted Duck) and Chuuchee Pla (Chuuchee Curry with Fish and Coconut Cream). The curries will be complemented with an array of Thai specialty dishes including Pla Thod Sauce Makham (Deep-fried Sea Bass with Tamarind Sauce), Phad Kee Mua Talay (Stir-fried Spice Seafood and Vegetable with Basil), Gai Phad Khing (Stir-fried Chicken with Ginger) and more.

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Wun Kai (Thai Egg Jelly)

At the live action station, diners will be able to enjoy Miang Kam Bai Shaplo (Betel Leaves with Thai Traditional Condiments) or Som Tum Thai (Papaya Spicy Salad) prepared right before your eyes and available on a rotational basis for dinner daily.

Nook’s Carving Station will feature the Gai Yang Ta Khir (Roasted Chicken with Lemongrass and Thai Sauce) an Miang Pla Pou (Roasted Tilapia Fish with Lemongrass and Thai Spicy Sauce) will also be offered on a rotational basis daily.
For those with a sweet tooth, the dessert spread will include Chef Arwut’s recipe of Kloy Bua Chii (Banana in Coconut Milk), Sang Ka Ya Fak Thong (Egg Custard in Pumpkin), Wun Kai (Thai Egg Jelly), Bua Loi Kai Waan (Thai Glutinous Rice Balls), Sa Go Tor Dum (Black Beans and Tapioca with Coconut Milk and Kloy Thod (Thai Fried Bananas).

Nook’s ‘Tantalisingly Thai’ buffet is priced at RM128 nett per adult and RM64 nett for kids aged 6-12 years old and is available from 16– 30 November 2019 daily for dinner from 6.30pm to 10.30pm.

For reservations and more information, please call (60) 3 2723 1154 or visit www.aloftkualalumpursentral.com

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.

ASUS Celebrates 30th Anniversary with New Zenbook Range

Leading Malaysian Creators, YouTube and Instagram stars; as well as what many have hailed as the most innovative laptops in decades, were all part of ASUS 30th Anniversary celebration and grand launch of its new ZenBook laptop series in Malaysia.

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Entitled “Wiser Together”, the event was held at the KLCC Grand Hyatt and featured the groundbreaking dual-display ZenBook Pro Duo and Duo, new ZenBooks with second-gen touchpad displays, and a special white leather-wrapped 30th Anniversary “Edition 30” ZenBook.

ASUS 30th Anniversary and Achievements

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Established in 1989, ASUS has grown to become the world’s no. 1 motherboard maker for two decades. In the first half of 2019, ASUS became the world’s no. 3 and Asia Pacific’s no. 1 consumer laptop brand.

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Contributing significantly to ASUS’ stellar APAC performance, Malaysia saw ASUS achieving dominant no. 1 positions within the same first half of 2019 in the consumer laptop market with a 31% country share, and also in gaming laptops where ASUS achieved 48% market share. This means almost one in three consumer laptops and one in two gaming laptops purchased in Malaysia in 2019 was from ASUS.

Star Studded Supporting Cast

Designed to entertain, educate and enthrall creative professionals and enthusiasts, the Wiser Together event centered on the groundbreaking ZenBook Pro Duo and ZenBook Duo.

These unique laptops have secondary displays which are ideal for multitasking and doing creative production work on-the-go. Supporting the event were leading Malaysian content creators, YouTube and Instagram stars including fashion & lifestyle blogger Jane Chuck, fashion designer Kittie Yiyi, video creator and DJ, Phei Yong; and acclaimed director and co-founder of production studios theGRIMFLIM, Jared Lee.

These creative celebrities shared insights into their work and techniques, and their experience using the new ASUS laptops.

Groundbreaking Dual Display Laptops: ScreenPad Plus

ZenBook Pro Duo and ZenBook Duo

First announced at COMPUTEX 2019, the ASUS ZenBook Pro Duo (UX581) with a 15.6-inch touch display, and the ZenBook Duo (UX481) with a 14-inch display, are groundbreaking ultraportable laptops featuring the new ASUS ScreenPad Plus – a revolutionary full-width secondary touchscreen that expands and enhances the interactive capabilities offered by the original ScreenPad.

ASUS ScreenPad™ Plus gives you on-the-go computing like you’ve never experienced before.

  • It’s a full-width 4K secondary touchscreen that works seamlessly with the main 15.6-inch 4K UHD OLED touchscreen, giving you endless ways to optimize and personalize your workflow. A series of handy built-in apps help boost your productivity.
  • Quick Key allows one-tap automation of complex keyboard sequences
  • Handwriting lets you input text intuitively.
  • There are also useful quick controls such as App Switcher, ViewMax and Task Swap for intuitive interactions between the main display and ScreenPad Plus.
  • Task Group lets you lock into work mode by opening multiple tasks with a single touch.
  • You can drag apps or in-app toolbars onto ScreenPad Plus to give you more room to work on the main display, wherever you are.

Ultrafast connectivity- First ZenBook Laptop with Wi-Fi 6

Both models also feature the latest Intel Wi-Fi 6 with Gig+ (802.11ax) takes wireless speeds to the next level, for super smooth connections to the world. 802.11ax standard provides future-proof technologies, higher network efficiency, faster Wi-Fi speeds, greater coverage and improved battery life for connected devices, providing a significantly better networking experience for users.

ZenBook Pro Duo (UX581)

Features: Designed to be the ultimate laptop for creators and designers, the larger ZenBook Pro Duo (UX581) features a 15.6-inch 4K (3840 x 2160), Pantone validated, VESA Display HDR True Black 500 Certified OLED touch screen, and delivers extreme performance for effortless creativity with up to 9th Generation Intel Core processors, up to 32GB RAM, and an NVidia GeForce RTX 2060 graphics engine.
To find out more: https://www.asus.com/my/Laptops/ZenBook-Pro-Duo-UX581GV/

ZenBook Duo (UX481)

Feature: The more portable ZenBook Duo (UX481) is better suited for business multitasking and offers a 14-inch FHD (1980 x 1080) Pantone Validated IPS LCD (non-touch) display. It is among the world’s first laptops to feature a 10th Generation Intel Core i7 CPU, along with an NVIDIA MX250 graphics engine.

World’s Smallest Laptops: ZenBook Edition 30 / ZenBook 13 / 14 / 15

The event also introduced the new ZenBook series ranging in the following display sizes:
• The 13-inch ZenBook 13 (UX334)
• The 14-inch display ZenBook 14 (UX434)
• The 15-inch ZenBook 15 (UX534)
• A special 30th Anniversary Edition of the ZenBook 13 known as the “Edition 30”
These new ultralight and ultraportable ZenBook models boast the smallest footprints in for their respective display sizes, a feat made possible by the frameless NanoEdge displays that creates up to a 95% screen-to-body ratio that maximizes the screen area in the minimum physical space.

The Intelligent Touchpad, Evolved – ScreenPad™ 2.0

They also feature the ScreenPad™ 2.0 display touchpad that now has a larger 5.65-inch touchscreen which offers many new features and benefits. This interactive secondary touchscreen enhances productivity, allowing for more efficient workflow. It includes a collection of handy ASUS utilities to boost productivity: Quick Key enables one-tap automation of complex keyboard sequences, Handwriting for natural text input, and Number Key for rapid data entry. The revised smartphone-like interface is more intuitive for improved ease of use. Third party developers can also use the ASUS API to optimize their software and user experiences for ScreenPad 2.0. The hardware is now also more energy efficient than its predecessor, allowing for 2.5X longer battery life when ScreenPad 2.0 is in use.

Celebrating 30 Years of ASUS Innovation

ASUS ZenBook Edition 30 – Genuine Luxury, with Genuine Leather

To celebrate ASUS’ 30th Anniversary, a special version of the ZenBook 13 (UX334) known as the “Edition 30” version was also launched. This is a special, limited production run model features luxurious design accents including a genuine leather lid cover and an 18-karat rose gold plated logo; and exclusively equipped with a complete set of premium accessories. It also features the ScreenPad 2.0 touchpad display.

Exclusive premium accessories
ZenBook Edition 30 is exclusively equipped with a complete set of premium accessories, including a Pearl White mouse, a leather-look box and mouse pad, and a genuine-leather sleeve. It’s a very special collection for your very special laptop.

ASUS ZenBook Pro Duo (UX581)
Review & User Guide: https:bit.ly/ZenBookProDuoReviewUserGuide
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ASUS ZenBook Duo (UX481)
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ASUS ZenBook Edition 30
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ASUS ZenBook 15 (UX534)
Review & User Guide: https:bit.ly/ZenBook15ReviewUserGuide
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ASUS ZenBook 13/14 (UX334/434)
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WATSONS Partners with BCWA for “Pink Power” Campaign

Approximately 1 in 20 women in Malaysia are at risk in developing breast cancer in their lifetime according to data from the National Cancer Registry of Malaysia. Understanding more about breast cancer may help save lives and also improve the quality of life for breast cancer survivors.

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Watsons in-collaboration with the Breast Cancer Welfare Association Malaysia (BCWA) for the second consecutive year, aims to promote the early detection of breast cancer among Malaysian women through the Watsons Pink Power campaign.

The Breast Cancer Welfare Association Malaysia (BCWA) was founded in 1986 by medical specialists who realized the need for peer support for women with breast cancer and promotes public education of the early detection of breast cancer. The association is solely funded by public donations, membership fee and fund-raising activities.

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The Pink Power campaign by Watsons which starts from 1st to 31st October 2019 will enable shoppers to contribute to the Breast Cancer Welfare Association Malaysia (BCWA) by purchasing RM50 and above of participating product brands, where RM1 will be donated with every RM50 purchase.

In addition, shoppers will get a free RM10 voucher from participating brands. Participating brands of the Watsons Pink Power campaign includes  Naturals by Watsons, Pink by Pure Beauty, Betadine, Bio essence, Blackmores, Biore, Cetaphil, Gatsby, Good Virtues Co, Herbal Essences, Hada Labo, Kitsui, Kinohimitsu, Lifebuoy, Loreal Paris, Max Factor X, Maybelline, NH Detoxlim, Nivea, Nutox Stay Young, Nature’ Bounty, Oral B, Rimmel, Shokubutsu, Safi, Sunsilk, Simple, Vantelin, Vaseline and Wardah.

The pink ribbon which is a global symbolism of breast cancer awareness will also be available in the form of pink ribbon magnets which can be purchased at only RM5 in selected Watsons stores and online. Upon purchase, customers will get free health check and a free express make-over by Watsons experts.

“Every year, October marks the Breast Cancer Awareness month worldwide to increase awareness of the disease and to raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure. With the Watsons Pink Power campaign, we aim to make a difference by empowering our shoppers as well as our staff to educate themselves on breast cancer awareness including promoting regular health checks. In order to reach out to the younger set of audience, this year we decided to bring to life the journey of a breast cancer survivor in a touching Instagram

Story inspired by a real-life breast cancer survivor. As there is nothing more impactful than visual messaging. We hope this video will increase the awareness of breast cancer and encourage self-checks and early detection. The Pink Power campaign in-collaboration with the Breast Cancer Welfare Association Malaysia aims to communicate that breast cancer patients have support groups with various programs. This is so that breast cancer patients don’t feel helpless and alone in their challenging journey combating the disease. It is our privilege yet again for the second consecutive year to partner with the Breast Cancer Welfare Association Malaysia. We hope that the donations channeled from the Watsons Pink Power campaign to the Breast Cancer Welfare Association Malaysia will enable the association to continue with their mission to improve the quality of life for women with breast cancer and to create a well-informed society with regard to breast health and breast cancer”, said Caryn Loh, Managing Director of Watsons Malaysia.

Present during the Pink Power campaign launch were Ms. Caryn Loh, Managing Director of Watsons Malaysia, Ms. Ranjit Kaur, President of the Breast Cancer Welfare Association Malaysia, Ms. Janet Khor, Vice President of the Breast Cancer Welfare Association Malaysia, Ms. Low Siew Hui, Finance Director of Watsons Malaysia and also a member of the Global Group CSR Committee, and Mr. Danny Hoh, Customer Director of Watsons Malaysia, partner brands representatives, members of the media and breast cancer survivors. The media were also treated to a fashion show in-collaboration with MIXXO, a leading women’s fashion brand from Korea. During the fashion show, breast cancer awareness messaging was communicated through the models.

To find out more of how you can support the Watsons Pink Ribbon campaign, visit http://www.watsons.com.my and the official hashtags for Pink Power campaign is #pinkpower #wellbeingASW #BCWA.

Shop Online now at watsons.com.my or Mobile App 24/7. Download now from Google Play Store or Apple App Store. Follow Watsons Malaysia FB & Instagram for more details.

 

VIVOBOOK S14 and S15 Comes With Colour Blocking Designs

These ultraportable laptops featuring the FIVE unconventional color blocking finishes that add a dash of personality to mobile computing to appeal to a younger audience. The sleek metal chassis features unique design touches and includes the ErgoLift hinge design for comfortable typing.

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They also incorporate the new frameless four sided NanoEdge display design that gives them more compact dimensions, and an immersive viewing experience thanks to an up to 88% screen to body ratio. Powered by up to Intel® Core™ i7 processors and NVIDIA® GeForce® MX250 discrete graphics, these laptops also feature up to a 1TB PCIe® SSD. These are also the first VivoBook models to feature an infrared (IR) camera, and Wi Fi 6 (802.11ax).

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Design that defies convention

VivoBook S15 have a metal chassis finished in Moss Green, Punk Pink, Cobalt Blue, Transparent Silver or Gun Metal and VivoBook S14 only have Gun Metal and Transparent Silver, with each color featuring complementing accents to give the laptops color blocking designs that really pop.

The nature inspired Moss Green is paired with Energetic Orange accents to showcase the spirit of exploring the great outdoors, while the street styled Punk Pink with Moss Green trim represents the rebellious streak of a younger generation that’s not afraid to stand up for their beliefs. To appeal to a younger market, these are the first in the VivoBook range to feature the VivoBook logo on the lid, and the lid also features a tactile textured finish to further highlight the series’ different approach to computing. There are also intricate design touches like twill inspired vents and speakers on the underside of the chassis.
The NanoEdge display design provides VivoBook S14 and VivoBook S15 with a more compact chassis footprint. Weighing just 1.4 kg and 1.8 kg respectively, they easily slip into a messenger bag or backpack, making them perfect for users who are constantly on the go.

User friendly features

The frameless four sided NanoEdge displays provide VivoBook S14 and VivoBook S15 with up to 5.2mm thin bezels and 88% screen to body ratios, giving more immersive visuals for work or play. The ErgoLift hinge tilts the keyboard by 3.5° to provide users with a more comfortable typing experience; its one piece construction also results in a much more durable hinge.

Intel-powered Wi¬ Fi 6 (802.11ax) delivers superfast networking speeds that are up to 3X faster than Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac), with 4X the network capacity and 75%-lower latency to reduce large 4K video transfer times by up to 70%. The built in IR camera offers hands-free face login: advanced biometrics work seamlessly with Windows Hello, allowing users to wake their laptops and log in with a simple look. In addition, Harman Kardon certified audio provides high quality detailed sound that’s second to none.

Celebrating uniqueness

VivoBook S14 and S15 also include stickers featuring unique designs and phrases that go well with each of the five different VivoBook colors, allowing younger users to further personalize their VivoBook.

Product Website Link:

VivoBook 15: https://www.asus.com/Laptops/ASUS-VivoBook-S15-S531FA/Features/
VivoBook 14: https://www.asus.com/Laptops/ASUS-VivoBook-S14-S431FL/Features/

VivoBook S14/S15 Product video: https://youtu.be/-U8_ad2RhUw
VivoBook series introduction page: https://www.asus.com/Laptops/VivoBook-Series-Home/
VivoBook series introduction video: https://youtu.be/6osDnMG00_0

Specification -VivoBook S15 S531FL

  • Processor Intel® Core™ i5-8265U processor 1.6GHz quad core with Turbo Boost (up to 3.9GHz) and 6MB cache
  • Operating system Windows 10 Home
  • Display 15.6″ LED backlit FHD (1920 x 1080) panel with 16:9 aspect ratio
  • Frameless four sided NanoEdge display with 88% screen to body ratio
  • 178° wide view technology
  • Graphics NVIDIA® GeForce® MX250 with 2GB GDDR5 VRAM
  • Memory 4GB 2400MHz DDR4 on board + 1 empty memory slot (Maximum up to 12GB)
  • Storage 512GBPCIe SSD + 1 empty expansion slot
  • Wireless 802.11ac Intel® Wi Fi 5
  • Bluetooth® 4.2 Connectivity
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Type-C™ (USB C™) Gen 1
  • 1 x Type-A USB 3.1 Gen 1
  • 2 x USB 2.0
  • 1 x HDMI
  • 1 x Combo audio jack
  • 1 x Micro SD card reader
  • Keyboard and touchpad Full size keyboard with 1.4 mm key travel
  • Touchpad with palm rejection technology and precision Touchpad (PTP) technology with four finger smart gesture recognition
  • Audio ASUS Sonic Master with surround sound and smart amplifier technology
  • Array microphone with Cortana voice recognitionCertified by Harman Kardon
  • Software ASUS Splendid
  • ASUS Tru2Life Video
  • ASUS Audio Wizard
  • Battery Fast charge to 60% capacity in 49 min
  • 42Wh 3-cell lithium-prismatic battery
  • 90W power adapter
  • Colors Moss Green / Punk Pink / Cobalt Blue / Transparent Silver / Gun Metal
  • Size 180 x 357.2 x 230.3 mm
  • Weight 1.8 kg
  • Price RM3199

VivoBook S14 (S431FA)

  • Processor Intel® Core™ i7-8565U 1.8GHz quad core with Turbo Boost (up to 4.6GHz) and 8MB cache
  • Operating system Windows 10 Home
  • Display 14″ LED backlit FHD (1920 x 1080) panel with 16:9 aspect ratio
  • Frameless four sided NanoEdge display with 86% screen to body ratio
  • 178° wide view technology
  • Graphics Integrated Intel® UHD Graphics 620
  • Memory 8GB 2133MHz LPDDR3 on board
  • Storage 512GB PCIe SSD
  • Intel® Optane™ memory H10 with Solid State Storage
  • Wireless 802.11ax Intel® Wi Fi 6 with Gig+ (802.11ax)
  • Bluetooth® 5.0
  • Connectivity 1 x USB 3.1 Type-C™ (USB C™) Gen 2 (Up to 10Gbps)
  • 1 x Type-A USB 3.1 Gen 1
  • 1 x USB 2.0
  • 1 x HDMI
  • 1 x Combo audio jack
  • 1 x SD card reader
  • Keyboard and touchpad Full size keyboard with 1.4 mm key travel and optional backlight
  • Palm rejection technology
  • Precision Touchpad (PTP) technology with four finger smart gesture recognition
  • Audio ASUS Sonic Master with surround sound and smart amplifier technology
  • Array microphone with Cortana voice recognition
  • Certified by Harman Kardon
  • Software ASUS Splendid
  • ASUS Tru2Life Video
  • ASUS Audio Wizard
  • Battery Fast charge to 60% capacity in 49 min
  • 47Wh 2-cell lithium-polymer battery
  • 45W power adapter
  • Colors Transparent Silver / Gun Metal
  • Size 18.0 x 323.3 x 213.7 mm
  • Weight 1.4 kg
  • Price RM3899

 

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.

CANON Introduces PowerShot G5 X Mark II and PowerShot G7 Mark III

Canon’s flagship compact models continue with the series’ heritage, featuring a stellar combination of DSLR speed, quality and lightweight handling.

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The PowerShot G5 X Mark II and PowerShot G7 X Mark III boast:

  • a 20.1MP, 1-inch stacked CMOS sensor
  • a wide aperture of f/1.8- f/2.8 with a good optical zoom of 5X (PowerShot G5 X Mark II) and 4.2x (PowerShot G7 X Mark III)
  • Canon’s pioneering DIGIC 8 processor in their compact bodies to offer DSLR-like creative expression in both stills and uncropped 4K videos

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“Canon’s latest PowerShot G series offers upgraded features that improve cameras’ performance, to deliver on all levels so that users have the freedom to express themselves in any scenario.” said Albert Mah, Head of Imaging Communication Products Division, Canon Marketing Malaysia.

PowerShot G5 X Mark II and PowerShot G7 X Mark III

  • Superb Image Quality in Any Situation

Powered by Canon’s DIGIC 8 Processor, the key highlight of the two cameras is its 1-inch stacked CMOS sensor, which is larger than sensors typically found in compact cameras. This enhances the cameras’ performance with faster autofocus to produce crisp, clear shots in almost any light.

With a newly designed f/1.8- 2.8 lens with 24-120mm focal range which provides a 5x zoom (the PowerShot G7 X Mark III has 24-100mm focal range, giving 4.2x zoom), the PowerShot G5 X Mark II is poised to handle anything from shooting portraits to macro close-ups of 0.47x magnification and is excellent for creating shallow depth of field effects.

  • Fast, Confident Shooting

One major challenge of shooting fast-moving subjects is capturing that one perfect frame when the subject is in focus and in the desired position. Now, you can shoot boldly with the PowerShot G5 X Mark II and PowerShot G7 X Mark III. Its pre-shoot setting will start shooting at 0.5 seconds before you even press the shutter release button. Hence, the moment will still be captured even if you press the shutter button a split second later. Photographs can be taken at a high speed of 30 shots per second in RAW burst mode (and 20fps in jpeg), making sure you miss nothing, especially if you are capturing jump shots or your child blowing out candles on a birthday cake.

Both cameras include a panoramic mode, activated by a simple push of a button. With horizontal or vertical panning, you can easily capture panoramic shots with amazing details in high quality.

  • Create Movies in Stunning Definition

Both PowerShot G5 X Mark II and PowerShot G7 X Mark III lets users capture 4K movies without crop, allowing you to take full advantage of your lenses to shoot landscape videos.

With 4K movies recorded in motion JPEG, frame grabs are possible, allowing users to review footage and at any given point, extract a moment from the video and save it as a high-quality 8MP JPEG on the camera.

With a tilting LCD on both cameras, you can shoot from different angles, from the ground up, or from high angles to create videos with a unique point of view.

  • Intuitive Features and Ergonomic Handling

With their highly pocket-friendly dimensions and ergonomic design, both the PowerShot G5 X Mark II and PowerShot G7 X Mark III can easily fit into a slip-pocket in your bag, which makes them ideal choice for lifestyle users looking for an all-in-one camera for everyday use.

The PowerShot G7 X Mark III comes in two colours- black and silver. Users familiar with Canon’s EOS cameras would appreciate both cameras’ operation and intuitive control features, which has been upgraded from the existing compact digital camera’s user interface.

  • Versatile Charging and Advanced Connectivity

Both the PowerShot G5 X Mark II and PowerShot G7 X Mark III are capable of USB charging which makes it more convenient for users on the go.

The PowerShot G5 X Mark II and PowerShot G7 X Mark III are packed with connectivity features, such as Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), to effortlessly connect with compatible smart devices with one single tap and switch seamlessly between Wi-Fi and BLE. Users can use the Canon Camera Connect app to perform network-related features.

Availability

  • The Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II is available in black colour and retailed at RM3,599
  • Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III is available in both black and silver colours and retailed at RM2,999

Both models are available at all Canon authorized dealers nationwide.

To see the new PowerShot G-Series cameras in action, check it out at #LiveYourStories #PowerShotG7XMarkIII, #CanonMalaysia