Friday, May 18, 2018

Majlis Perlancaran Girang Syawal Tiba 2018

Selamat Hari Ibu kepada semua ibu, masa berlalu dengan cepat. Sekarang dah bulan Mei, Khami 16 Mei 2018 di Subang Jaya ada majlis pelancaran Girang Syawal Tiba 2018.



"Begitu cepat masa berlalu, tahun 2018 telahpun menghampiri pertengahan tahun. Pelbagai peristiwa dan sambutan telah dirai bersama.  InshaAllah, esok pula umat islam akan mula berpuasa ramadan selama sebulan. Saban tahun, MYDIN sentiasa menjadi tumpuan orang ramai membeli barangan keperluan dan kelengkapan, bagi menyambut ramadan juga meraikan hari raya. Alhamdulilah, sebagai rangkaian peruncitan ilk anak tempatan, memberikan kelebihan kepada kami, untuk memahami keperluan dan citarasa penduduk tempatan. Terima kasih kepada para pelanggan setia MYDIN, kerana memilih MYDIN sebagai tempat untuk membeli barangan keperluan seharian dan juga kelengkapan pada musim - musim perayaan. Teruskan sokongan anda untuk berbelanja di MYDIN. Mengapa Bayar Lebih? Belilah Dengan Harga Borong!."
 Datuk Wira (Dr.) Haji Ameer Ali bin Mydin, Pengarah Urusan Mydin Mohamed Holdings Bhd.
fashion show

Ramadan datang lagi! Marilah sama-sama kita menghayati bulan yang penuh keberkatan ini. Sempena Ramdan dan Syawal yang bakal tiba, MYDIN telah menyediakan pelbagai jenis kurma untuk berbuka puasa, program - program dan peraduan yang untuk disertai, Bazaar Ramadan yang menjual pelbagai menu untuk berbuka dan juga menawarkan pelbagai koleksi pakaian dan kelengkapan hari raya dengan harga perpatutan untuk para pelanggan. Istimewa juga pada tahun ini, buat pertama kali MYDIN membuat kejutan dengan tema Ramadan Raya MYDIN pada tahun ini.
Lagu Raya tersebut dinyanyikan olen enam artis di bawah naungan syarikat sambutan rakaman FMN
iaitu Haqiem Rusli, Tajul, Wani, Sissy Imann, Zoey Rahman dan Ernie Zakri. Dengan adanya lagu raya 'Girang Syawal Tiba' ini, akan menghangatkan lagi sausana sambutan hari raya pada tahun ini. Bukan itu sahaja, penggambaran klip video raya juga diadakan di Rumah Jagaan dan Rawatan Orang Tua Al-Iklas, Puchong. Selain daripada memberikan keceriaan kepada mereka, kami juga ingin menyampaikan mesej kepada semua bahawa warga emas tidak harus dilupakan, lebih-lebih lagi dihari lebaran.

fashion show
 Girang Syawal Tiba 2018 ini juga, akan menampilkan koleksi-koleksi baju raya MYDIN yang pelbagai dengan jenama MIKAYLA untuk pakaian wanita dan MIKHAIL untuk pakain lelaki yang diperagakan oleh model dan artis-artis terkenal tanahair.



Kurma Mariami dan aksesori yang menarik boleh dibeli di MYDIN

Sepertimana tahun=tahun lepas, setiap kali bulan Ramadan, MYDIN akan menjual pelbagai jenis kurma untuk persediaan berbuka puasa. Kurma-kurma ini didatangkan khas dari Timur Tengah.

Selain daripada itu, bagi memudahkan para pengunjung MYDIN mendapatkan juadah untuk berbuka puasa, MYDIN mengadakan Bazar Ramadan yang terletak di dalam semua pasar raya yang menjual lebih daripada RM200 juadah untuk berbuka. Juadah-juadah ini dimasak sendiri oleh chef MYDIN, yang dibuka setiap hari bermula pada 3.00 petang hingga 7.30 malam. Pelanggan bukan sahaja tidak perlu bersesak-sesak untuk membeli juadah berbuka puasa, malahan memudahkan para pelanggan yang datang membeli belah juadah berbuaka puasa, malahan memudahkan para pelanggan yang membeli belah, tidak perlu tergesa-gesa pulang untuk membeli juadah di luar.


Majlis Pelancaran Girang Syawal Tiba 2018 dihardi oleh YBhg. Datuk Wira (Dr.) Haji Ameer Ali bin Mydin, Pengarah Urusuan Mydin Mohamed Holdings Bhd berserta barisan Ahli Lembaga Pengarah MYDIN yang lain . Turut hadir juga, rakan-rakan media dan para pembekal.

Untuk tengok lebih banyak photo masa Fesyen Show boleh click album Facebook. Di MYDIN, para pelanggan berpeluang menyertai aktiviti bersama artis tanah air seperti FAIZAL TAHIR, ANIS NABILA dan juga AMYRA ROSLI yang membawakan oleh rakan pembekal MYDIN seperti GSK, MAGGI, DKSH dan juga P&G. Terdapat kempen khusus bersama pembekal untuk para pelanggan seperti 'purchase with purchase' dengan kerjasama P&G, peraduan JOM BALIK KAMPUNG BERSAA AMPI PUR dan juga WOW BONANZAA AIDILFILTRI bersama NESTLE. PERADUAN BALIK KAMPUNG mempunaya hadiah yang menarik untuk dimenangi.

Kepada para pelanggan yang menaiki GRAB ke MYDIN boleh mengunakkan discount kod bagi trip ke MYDIN. 
"GRABJEKEMYDIN" dengan GRAB!
Dapatkan diskaun RM5.00 bagi trip ke MYDIN berhampiran anda!
Dengan kod promosi ‘GRABJEKEMYDIN’
'Mengapa Bayar Lebih? Belilah Dengan Harga Borong!'


gambar credit ke Facebook MYDIN Malaysia
Untuk mengetahui maklumat lanjut dan pelbagai promosi dan activiti sila layan Facebook MYDIN MALAYSIA. Bagi mereka yang suka menyertai contests dan peraduan, sekarang ada photobooth peraduan dari 17 May 2018 – 15th June 2018! Sila pergi Facebook MYDIN Malaysia untuk cara pernyertaan. Peraduan Instagram dengan #mydinMalaysia dan #girangsyawaltiba.








Tuesday, April 17, 2018

.The Supermarket in AEON MALL Kuching Central

AEON MALL Kuching Central, spanning over 1.6 million square feet of gross built up area houses more than 130 retail lots spread across three floors and comes with 1,800 car park bays  designed to provide ample space for shoppers.

It's been few years since I last visited Kuching, Sarawak with my family. We loved to shop at AEON MALL, this is good sharing as now you can shop in East Malaysia.

Strengthening and expanding their presence to East Malaysia, AEON CO. (M) BHD. will launch their first MALL in the region on 20 April 2018 which host its first AEON Store. Good news to Kuchig town folks as it is located only 25 minutes away from Kuching town, AEON MALL Kuching Central endeavours to enrich the lifestyle of the community near and far.


Spanning over 1.6 million square feet of gross built up area, housing more than 130 retail lots spread across three floors. In addition to this, the mall also comes with 1,800 car park bays that spread over five level of parking floors, designed to provide ample space for maximum shopping satisfaction to shoppers during their visit to the new mall. AEON Store which consist of AEON supermarket and department stores for family, offering fresh groceries, trendy apparels, household furnishing and appliances, as well as variety of F&Bs.


Managing Director of AEON CO. (M) BHD., Mr. Shinobu Washizawa said: “We are excited to finally cement our presence in East Malaysia. Our latest store in Kuching will bring forth a completely new shopping experience not only for the Kuching community, but also for our East Malaysian friends in general. With three floors boosting different attractions, AEON Kuching Central is dedicated to being a one-stop destination to help shoppers find excitement in our mall offering – from grocery to fashion, lifestyle, food and beverage, and more!”

Prior to the official opening of the mall, AEON Store Kuching held an exclusive preview for representatives from the media, providing them with a tour around the Supermarket and General Merchandise Store (GMS) to show what it has to offer. AEON CO. (M) BHD. also breaks tradition with the introduction of its preview sale – a first for any AEON MALL in conjunction with its official launch. Taking place between 17 to 19 April, AEON members are given the opportunity to shop and enjoy special discounts for products and services in AEON supermarket and department stores before its doors are officially open to the public on 20 April 2018. The conceptualisation of AEON Store is anchored upon AEON’s promise to provide all customers with an array of products and services, food and beverage corners, at the same time, personify convenience at its best.


The 1st AEON Store in East Malaysia offers a fulfilling shopping experience providing wide variety of products and services - a delightful selection of wholesome sensations, with everything within reach. On the ground floor of AEON Kuching Central, customers can find extensive range of fresh and quality groceries sourced locally and globally at AEON Supermarket. Besides shopping for groceries and household essentials, customers can also satisfy their appetites with delicious meal options.


A unique element of AEON Kuching Central is its food and beverage selection, in the form of Delica - a one-stop deli boasts a section selling ready-to-eat light bites and easy preparation meals and authentic Japanese cuisine such as sushis, assorted tempuras, pizzas, cooked meats, hot snacks, assorted sandwiches, salads and other similar items.



The Supermarket in AEON MALL Kuching Central offers an extensive range of fresh and quality groceries, sourced locally and globally.
If that’s not enough, there are also several food counters available such as ‘Ready to Cook’, ‘Salmon Counter’, ‘Marinated Counter’, ‘Premium Fruit Gift Pack’, ‘Cut Fruits & Juice Counter’, ‘Cheese Counter’, ‘Korean Kimchi Counter’ and ‘We Cook You Eat’ cooking station.
 

Last but not least, for buns and pastries lover, ‘La Boheme’ Bakery, renowned for tasty delights will surely satisfied one’s craving with breads, croissants and donuts to name a few.


Apart from appetizing delicacies, shoppers can also find a contemporary mix of Japanese fashion, home and lifestyle concepts which include a wider range of merchandise. TOPVALU – AEON’s global flagship private brand, known as the provider of affordable yet reliable Japanese products since 1994 has been AEON’s standard in delivering the best quality, safety and value to consumers across Asia with TOPVALU groceries, TOPVALU COLLECTION for the versatile garments and TOPVALU HOME for the best selections of household furnishing and appliances for home.


AEON MALL Kuching Central will be officiated by Yang Berhormat Dato’ Henry Sum Agong, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism; Datuk Iskandar bin Sarudin, Chairman of AEON CO. (M) BHD.; Mr Shinobu Washizawa, Managing Director of AEON CO. (M) BHD.; Mr Poh Ying Loo, Executive Director of AEON CO. (M) BHD.; and Mr Hiroyuki Kotera, Executive Director of AEON CO. (M) BHD., and representatives from the local community.

“We would like to extend our heartfelt gratitude to the local authorities and communities who have been very supportive throughout the pre-planning and construction phase of AEON MALL Kuching Central. At AEON, we are always mindful of our Basic Philosophy, which always emphasizes on Peace, People and Community” concluded Washizawa.


At the official launch of AEON MALL Kuching Central, the Malaysian AEON Foundation will make a contribution of RM 30,000 each to four charity homes; Lembaga Kebajikan Anak-Anak Yatim, The Sarawak Cheshire Homes, Pertubuhan Kebajikan & Pendidikan Nur Murni and Rumah Seri Kenangan Kuching.


With the launch of AEON MALL Kuching Central, AEON CO. (M) BHD. now has a total of 27 AEON MALLs and 35 AEON Stores nationwide.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

RM200,000 Worth of Prizes to Win ‘Balik Kampung Bersama Pensonic’!

(from left):
·         “Balik Kampung Bersama Pensonic” artist’s Erwin Dawson
·         Pensonic Group Executive Director Mr. Nelson Chew
·         Pensonic Friend Dato’ Chef Haji Ismail
·         Pensonic Group Managing Director,  Mr. Vincent Chew
·         Pensonic General Manager Mr. CCLEE
·         “Balik Kampung Bersama Pensonic” artist’s Amira Othman
·         “Balik Kampung Bersama Pensonic” artist’s Hafidz Roshdi
Pensonic launched its ‘Balik Kampung Bersama Pensonic’ Campaign with more awesome rewards to thank its consumers for their support.

The previous, hugely popular, yearly Chef’s Like Campaigns were a feast for consumers as there were many exciting activities such as fun cooking classes with Celebrity Chef Dato Chef Haji (DCH) Ismail, ‘Raya Merdeka Bring Chef Home’ contest, ‘Chef Mail Masak Bersama Pensonic’ cooking programme and lots of Watch & Win contests. The 3rd season of the ‘Chef Mail Masak Bersama Pensonic’ programme, even though aired only on TV3, managed to reach a viewership of more than 6.3 million.

This year, an exciting brand new programme, ‘Balik Kampung Bersama Pensonic’ will air on Mondays at 6.00pm, starting 30 April 2018. Join our Buy, Watch & Win Contests after watching the 8 episode weekly programme for a chance to win RM200,000.00 worth of prizes including a Nissan X-Trail and Pensonic home products from 1 April to 30 June 2018.
All consumers need to do is just follow the contest steps below:
1. Buy Pensonic products worth RM50.00 and above in a single receipt.
2. 'Like' Pensonic Facebook & contest poster.
3. ‘Share’ contest poster (change privacy setting to General).
4. Watch ‘Balik Kampung Bersama Pensonic’ on TV3.
5. PM photos of receipt, warranty card, your personal details and answer to FB contest question.
Consumers are encouraged to follow Pensonic Facebook for the latest contest updates.

Other than the Grand Prize of Nissan X-Trail, some of the Special Prizes are:
1. Pensonic 8.5kg Washing Machine
2. Pensonic 43” LED TV
3. Pensonic Air Cooler
4. Pensonic 45L Oven
5. Pensonic Nutri De Blender
6. Pensonic Air Conditioner

Stay with us to find out about the complete list of Special Prizes that will be posted on Pensonic Facebook soon.


Buy, Watch & Win contest questions will be posted on Pensonic Facebook after the ‘Balik Kampung Bersama Pensonic’ programme on TV3 every Monday at 6.00pm, starting 30 April 2018.

The ‘Balik Kampung Bersama Pensonic’ programme has 8 episodes where 10 winners will be chosen for each episode, therefore a total of 80 winners for all 8 episodes. We will mention the weekly prizes on the Buy, Watch & Win contest poster. If you join the Buy, Watch & Win weekly contests but don’t win any prizes, no worries because you and weekly winners will still be considered for an opportunity to join the Pensonic Facebook LIVE Grand Final contest on 21 July 2018 to
win more prizes and a Nissan X-Trail Grand Prize worth RM137,000.00!


In addition to the opportunity to win the main prizes, weekly prizes and learning the mouthwatering recipes that will be demonstrated in this programme, these local artistes, together with your favourite Chef Dato Chef Haji Ismail, will certainly have you glued to your seats every Monday at 6.00pm. The hot, local artistes appearing in this programme are Hafidz Roshdi, Farah Nabilah, Fikry Ibrahim, Nadia Amira Othman, Ashraf Muslim, Alif Satar, Nur Risteena Munim Binti Zainul Ilyas, Nur Ruhainies Farehah Binti Zainul Ilyas, Ika Nabila binti Abdul Rahim, Erwin Dawson and YB Khairy Jamaluddin Abu Bakar.


This time, ‘Balik Kampung Bersama Pensonic’ programme captures the traditional essence of ‘Balik Kampung’ or going home for Hari Raya. DCH Ismail will ‘Balik Kampung’ together with the celebrities to their parents’ houses, where they reminisce about their Hari Raya memories and cook the traditional dishes that they enjoyed during their childhood.


“Pensonic products are all about enjoying life to the brim and helping you to spend quality time with people who matter in your life, especially your family. Nothing beats cooking your own meals and sharing them with your family and friends, and that’s why we want you to have fun when you cook. DCH Ismail’s recipes in the ‘Balik Kampung Bersama Pensonic’ programme and ‘Balik Kampung Bersama Pensonic’ Live Cooking Classes, together with Pensonic products will definitely make cooking a delightful experience”, said Pensonic Group Executive Director Mr.Nelson Chew.

He added, “This year too, we are collaborating with dealers to have ‘Live Cooking Classes’ at selected locations throughout the nation. More information will be posted on the locations of the Live Cooking Classes on Facebook, so follow us on Pensonic Facebook to get updated information. Each participating team in the Live Cooking Classes get to take home the delicious dishes they have cooked during the cooking class, plus RM450.00 worth of gifts including a Pensonic Multi Cooker!


Another great news is the Live Cooking Class participants also stand a chance to win RM200,000.00 worth of prizes when they watch the ‘Balik Kampung Bersama Pensonic’ programme, and join the weekly Buy, Watch & Win Contest. So, head to Pensonic Facebook page to find out more!”

Pensonic, together with DCH Ismail, want Malaysians to enjoy wholesome, home cooked meals, quality family time and a healthy life. The recipes in our programmes are easy to prepare, using ingredients that are commonly available in most Malaysian households. DCH Ismail’s enthusiasm, delicious recipes and cooking made easy using Pensonic products, will surely inspire you to whip up your own gourmet meals in no time! We recommend that you spend some time watching our cooking programme. You will learn how to cook like a chef, as well as have an opportunity to win fantastic Pensonic products for your home by joining our Facebook Buy, Watch & Win Contest.


With Pensonic products in your home, enjoy the simplicity of a marvellous, well cooked meal and let the good times roll!

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

MYDIN SJ ECHO CHINESE NEW YEAR CARNIVAL

It's month of March, last Friday it was the MYDIN SJECHO Chinese New Year Carnival.The evening is very happening and you can view the video above. There's performance and fire crackers hanging at front of the MYDIN USJ. This year 2018 is the 6th yeah of MYDIN USJ co-operate with SJ ECHO, it is local newspaper for the Subang Jaya community to celebrate the Chinese New Year Carnival together with 20 old folks from Rumah Victory Puchong.

As early as 6pm many people have come to shopping at MYDIN USJ, there'll be lucky draw for lucky shoppers who had spend RM88 in a single receipt, the shoppers had to put the receipt with their particular to box at the information counter of MYDIN from 2 March 2018 to 9 March 2018 at 7pm. The night there will be few lucky draws for the lucky shoppers to win!

old folks of Rumah Victory Puchong enjoying the lion dance performance

I have also shared the video of lion dance performance at my Facebook page FollowmeLei, click to follow my page too.

 The night was happening til 11pm as there's lucky draw for shoppers and performances. MYDIN SJ ECHO 2018 with attendance of YB Hannah Yeoh Tseow Suan, Ahli Dewan Undangan Negeri (ADUN) Subang Jaya is also a Speaker Dewan Undangan Negeri (DUN) Selangor dan YB Wong Chen, Ahli Dewan Undangan Negeri (ADUN) Kelana Jaya. At presence also representatives from Pihak Berkuasa Tempatan (PBT) like Majlis Perbandaran Subang Jaya (MPSJ), Police Daerah Subang Jaya, Bomba & Penyelamat Daerah Subang Jaya and media and guests.

 Yee Sang tossing is a must every year, there are 24 vendors that set up their stalls front of the MYDIN USJ serving variety of food and beverages namely Yong Tau Foo, Char Kuetiau, Dim Sum, Fried Bihun, Fried Rice, Chicken Rice, Laksa, Bubur Cha Cha, and many more. In the night, Angeline Wong was singing 3 songs to entertained the public, she was winner of Industry Music (AIM) 2016 at the Best Female Category. There's also drum performance in the night.

 Total of 20 old folks from Rumah Victory Puchong also received angpao and goodie bags.
This year MYDIN SJ ECHO Chinese New Year Carnival has lucky draw for media/bloggers. Congratulations to lucky bloggers that won the lucky draw in the night, they are Cik Lily Putih, Nannie, Kathy, Max.

Last year MYDIN celebrated its 60th anniversary, I like to go MYDIN as I can find many local made products. Feel free to follow the updates and promotion acivities on the MYDIN Malaysia on Facebook.

Keluaran Malaysia! Tetap Malaysia!
'Mengapa Bayar Lebih? Belilah Dengan Hargan Borong!'
'Why Pay More? Buy Price of Wholesale! '

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

‘BE A STAR AT KIDZANIA KUALA LUMPUR’

Be A Star At KidZania Kuala Lumpur” kicks off - witnessed by the RightZKeepers (KidZania Kuala Lumpur’s mascots); (L-R) UMobile representative, Noor Mohd Aslam Bin Yusoff, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Zana Entertainment; Rhonwyn Hagedorn, Facilitator of MYBeat Drum Circles; Shahrul Nizar Ahmad, Mayor of KidZania Kuala Lumpur; Nik Shazrul Ezwan Che Mohd Ariff, Head of Brand & Promotions of Media Prima Radio Networks; Shiva Ruppeni Sivarajanesan, Head of Programming of Fly FM; Azim Farihin binti Mat Azam, Managing Director of Petit Moi Apparel and Patrick Lim, Head of Corporate Communications of Canon Marketing (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd

It’s great being a kid because kids are naturally exuberant and full of potential. Most importantly, every kid is gifted in their own way - all it takes for them to shine is the opportunity to exercise their rights! This March, ‘Be a Star at KidZania Kuala Lumpur’, from 17 March to 8 April 2018, celebrates children’s rights through music, acting, modelling and the use of technology in each of these areas.


Bringing these rights to life are the RightZKeepers of KidZania Kuala Lumpur - Urbano (Right to Know); Beebop (Right to Create); Chika (Right to Share); Vita (Right to Care); and Bache (Right to Play).


“There is no better way to communicate children’s rights than through - performing arts,” said Shahrul Nizar Ahmad, Mayor of KidZania Kuala Lumpur. “The ‘Be a Star at KidZania Kuala Lumpur’ programme is aimed at inspiring awareness of children’s rights by allowing kids to experience and explore what it’s like to create, play, know, care, and share in exciting ways! Apart from that, the arts is an important avenue for improving confidence and communications skills. These are valuable life skills which will serve them well as adults, supporting our philosophy to help children ‘Learn Life Today’.”



“Be A Star At KidZania Kuala Lumpur” launches with a live band performance by the KidZania Kuala Lumpur Artistic Team.

‘Be A Star at KidZania Kuala Lumpur’ activities:
· Rights to Know and to Create: The YouTuber Lesson teaches children to develop YouTube videos, including learning how social media works, how to set up a camera, use appropriate lighting, and create interesting content based on their personal views about kids’ rights.

· Rights to Care and to Share: Acting & Casting Call Workshops inspire children to Care and Share through different acting scenarios such as caring for their friends and family, their pets and the planet.
· Rights to Play and to Create: Other activities that promote these rights include lessons in Percussion Class, Brand Modelling and Photoshoot, and DJ Lessons.


“Be A Star At KidZania Kuala Lumpur” sets out to nurture awareness on KidZania kids’ rightZ through performing arts; the rightZ championed by KidZania’s RightZKeepers (L-R) Bache (Right to Play); Vita (Right to Care); Chika (Right to Share); Beebop (Right to Create) and Urbano (Right to Know). Together with the RightZKeepers is Shahrul Nizar Ahmad, Mayor of KidZania Kuala Lumpur.

Lights, Camera, Action!
Kids can use their newfound skills to enter the ‘Be a Star’ Talent Contest - just submit a video showcase of their performing ability via email to contact@kidzania.com.my or participate in the open audition at the KidZania Kuala Lumpur event space between 17 and 31 March 2018!
Twenty finalists will be invited to participate in the Grand Finale on 7 April 2018 to perform in front of a panel of judges and stand a chance to win cash prizes, tickets and more!


‘Be a Star at KidZania Kuala Lumpur’ is proudly supported by Canon, Fly FM, Hot FM, Petit Moi, U Mobile, Zana Entertainment, and MYBeat Drum Circles.


For more information about activities and events at KidZania Kuala Lumpur, visit www.kidzania.com.my or www.facebook.com/KidZaniaKualaLumpur, or call
the KidZania Careline 1300 88 KIDZ (5439) from 9.00 am to 8.00 pm, Monday to Sunday.

About KidZania Kuala Lumpur
KidZania Kuala Lumpur is an award-winning indoor family edutainment centre that offers interactive learning and role-play experiences for kids. The first of its kind in providing edutainment fun, KidZania empowers and inspires kids to pursue their life’s dreams by providing them an avenue to explore what it’s like to live and work in a real functioning city. KidZania’s kid-sized city experience is targeted at kids aged between 4 to 14 years which allows them to choose from over 100 job related role-plays spread across 60 various city establishments. As in the real world, children perform "jobs" and are either paid for their work or pay to shop or to be entertained. KidZania is built as a replica of a real functioning child-sized city, complete with buildings, paved streets, vehicles, a functioning economy, and recognizable destinations in the form of "establishments" sponsored and branded by leading multi-national and local brands.

Monday, February 19, 2018

Wang with Shopee campaign until 25 February 2018

In line with the upcoming Chinese New Year and also the growing popularity of e-commerce in Malaysia; Shopee, the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, has observed a 32% increase in the volume of Malaysians searching for items on Shopee throughout this festive period. Since the launch of the Wang with Shopee campaign on 15 January which offers discounts of up to 90% and contest prizes worth more than RM1 million, many more Malaysians are turning to Shopee to shop for their Chinese New Year necessities.

“Shopping activity usually peaks during periods leading up to festive occasions, and Chinese New Year is no exception. This year, we noticed a huge spike in the number of online searches on Shopee leading up to Chinese New Year, which indicates an increasing trend of consumers opting to shop online for their festive purchases. This is a good sign, and is in line with the government’s initiatives to drive forward e-commerce in Malaysia. Shopee provides users a fast, convenient and secure platform to shop on, and with our Free Shipping across Malaysia and Zero (0) Commissions incentives, Malaysians can enjoy great convenience and cost-savings when shopping with us,” said Ian Ho, Regional Managing Director of Shopee.

The most popular Chinese New Year searches in 2018 fall under the following categories:
Women’s Clothing; 
Mobile & Gadgets; 
Toys, Kids & Babies; 
Women’s Shoes and Women’s Bags.



No Category Top Searches by Keywords
1 Women’s Clothing - Blouse, Jeans, Maxi Dress, Mini Dress, Cheongsam
2 Mobile & Gadgets - iPhone, Samsung, Smart Watch, Xiaomi
3 Toys, Kids & Babies - Girls Clothing, Boys Clothing, Baby Clothing, Tommee Tippee
4 Women’s Shoes - Shoes, Sport Shoes, Wedges, Sandals
5 Women’s Bags - Sling Bag, Bag, Purse, Backpack

 
The most popular purchases made by Malaysians this festive season:
No Category The Most Popular Items Sold
1 Women’s Shoes Open-toe Heels
2 Toys, Kids & Babies Baby Clothing Set
3 Home & Living - Tupperware Gift Set
4 Health & Beauty - Eye Makeup CNY Bundles
5 Groceries & Pets - Special Edition KitKat

Enjoy attractive discounts and promotions across a wide variety of products with the Wang with Shopee campaign, which is ongoing until 25 February. With over 6 million products sold by more than 200,000 sellers on Shopee Malaysia, shoppers will definitely be able to fulfill their festive shopping needs. Additionally, users can play the Fortune Ang Pao Game to stand a chance to win Golden Tickets and a grand prize of RM8,888 in cash.

Following after, Shopee will be launching the Pay Day Campaign from 26 to 28 February, which will feature even more great deals across leading brands including the Shopee’s Laptop Fair with popular brands such as Acer, ASUS, Dell and Lenovo.

Download Shopee app for FREE via App Store or Google Play.

#WangWithShopee

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Wholesome & Creative Festive Fare Ideas from Alce Nero


Alce Nero, the leading organic brand in Italy has introduced a series of five wholesome and creative festive recipes that you and your family could enjoy from traditional favourites to fusion dishes.

Alce Nero products are 100% organic, certified by European Union law including the crop, the land on which it was grown, the factory in which it was processed, as well as the procedures and ingredients used for all produce are organic certified. Their organic products include a selection of dried pastas, extra virgin olive oil, honey, pasta sauce and jams.


As a leader among eco-conscious and health conscious consumers, Alce Nero continuously introduces unique and creative recipes that leverage its certified organic products.


The Alce Nero product range is certified Halal by official certification bodies recognized by JAKIM.

This festive season, explore traditional favourites and fun fusion dishes with an Italian twist that enhances its all-natural, organic taste, that combine Asian ingredients with high-quality, authentic Italian produce.


Try Prosperity Lucky Rolls, Salted Egg Spaghetti with Honeyed Soy Fish Fillet, Tamarind Honey Prawns, Carbonara Pie and Jam-Filled Hotcakes with Honey Poached Pears as a full-course meal, or separately to complement other dishes.


Foods with lower glycemic index (GI) are a useful addition to the diet for its slower digestion and absorption, producing a gradual rise in blood sugar and insulin levels, and has proven benefits for health. Low GI diets have been shown to improve bothglucose and lipid levels in people with diabetes (type 1 and type 2)1. They have benefits for weight control because they help control appetite and delay hunger.


Alce Nero pastas have a lower glycaemic index and higher protein content, making them suitable even for diabetics.


Taste the best of east and west with the hot culinary trend of Salted Egg but with the quintessentially Italian Alce Nero spaghetti contrasted with the sweetness of Asian Honeyed Soy Fish Fillet.

Carbonara Pie is a rich and hearty delight that combines creamy carbonara spaghetti with a melted cheese topping. Unique and fragrant, this dish will have family and guests asking for a second helping.


Tamarind Honey Prawns uses Alce Nero Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Alce Nero Organic Balsamic Vinegar and Alce Nero Organic Wildflower Honey contrasted with the sourness of tamarind for a sensation that bursts in the mouth.


Use Alce Nero Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Alce Nero Organic Wildflower Honey, for the simple yet scrumptious Prosperity Lucky Rolls. It can be eaten on its own as a finger food, or combined with other dishes.


Alce Nero Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil is made from the best selected olives in Sicily, packing a powerful taste and heart health benefits with its high content of vitamins and anti-oxidants.

To indulge your sweet tooth make a batch of Jam Filled Hotcakes with Honey Poached Pears. Pick from Alce Nero Organic Jam with selections ranging from strawberry, plum, peach to mixed berries for the hotcakes and Alce Nero Organic Acacia Honey for the honey poached pear.


Alce Nero fruits jams are made from superior quality organic fruits. They contain no added sugar and no added pectin, ensuring a truly natural flavour.


Pure and natural, Alce Nero Organic Honey carries natural anti-bacterial qualities. It is not subjected to preservative heat treatments and thus retains its health-giving nutrients. It is a great source of energy and can be used in various sweet or savoury dishes.


These dishes will definitely steal the spotlight this festive season. Every dish is an amalgamation between Asian ingredients and Italian produce to create a concoction that will soon be your family and friends’ new favourite.


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Salted Egg Spaghetti with Honeyed Soy Fish Fillet

Salted Egg Spaghetti with Honeyed Soy Fish Fillet
Serves 2-4 pax

Preparation time: 25 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes

300 g Alce Nero Organic Spaghetti (cooked)
4 salted egg yolks (steamed for 10 minutes and mashed)
2 cups evaporated milk
1 cup vegetable stock (more if needed to be diluted)
½ cup thinly sliced yellow onions
3 pieces kaffir lime leaves (bruised)
3 tbsp Alce Nero Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Salt and pepper to taste

4 pieces snapper fillets
3 tbsp soy sauce
2 tbsp Alce Nero Organic Wildflower Honey
1 tsp cayenne pepper
¼ tsp white pepper
½ tsp salt
2 tsp Alce Nero Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Balsamic reduction for drizzling and glazing
1 cup Alce Nero Organic Balsamic Vinegar
1 tbsp Alce Nero Organic Acacia Honey


Method

1. Mix Alce Nero Organic Balsamic Vinegar and Alce Nero Organic Acacia Honey in a pot and bring to a low simmer. Boil for 10-15 minutes till it thickly coats the back of a spoon. Set aside and let it cool before serving.
2. Marinate fish fillets with soy sauce, Alce Nero Organic Wildflower Honey, cayenne pepper, white pepper, salt and Alce Nero Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil for 30 minutes.
3. Place fish fillets on a parchment paper and bake in a preheated oven on 200°C for 20 minutes.

4. Brush the fish fillets with some Alce Nero Organic Acacia Honey once cooked.
5. Heat the pan with 3 tbspAlce Nero Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil and sauté the onions. Then add in salted egg yolks and cook till foamy. Toss in kaffir lime leaves.
6. Pour in evaporated milk and vegetable stock. Bring to a simmer. Once sauce thickens, add in Alce Nero Organic Spaghetti and mix well. Season with salt and pepper.
7. Place spaghetti on a plate and top with the fish fillets. Garnish with balsamic reduction
Prosperity Lucky Rolls


Ingredients
250g chicken meat cut into thin long strips, 3 water chestnuts (chopped), 1 clove garlic (finely chopped), 30g onion (chopped), 1 big piece dried bean curd sheet skin (fu pei, cut into 6 x 8 inches rectangle), 1 tbsp Alce Nero Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil (for greasing the meat roll)
Marinade
1 tbsp salt, ½ tsp pepper, ½ tsp chicken stock powder, 1 tsp Alce Nero Organic Wildflower Honey, 1 tbsp light soy sauce, 1 tsp sesame oil, 1-2 tbsp corn flour, 1 small egg
Flour Paste
2 tbsp plain flour + 1 tbsp water
Method
1. Season chicken strips with all marinade ingredients, mix well. Leave the marinated meat in the refrigerator preferably overnight for the flavor to develop.
2. Put some filling onto a piece of bean curd sheet skin and roll up neatly. Seal the sides with flour paste.
3. Rub each prepared meat roll evenly with Alce Nero Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil.
4. Arrange the meat rolls on the Air Fryer wire basket. Slide the basket into Air Fryer and fry at 160˚C for 15 minutes or until meat rolls are done. Serve with dipping sauce.
Tamarind Honey Prawns

Tamarind Honey Prawns

Ingredients:
6-8 pieces fairly large tiger prawns, 30g tamarind pulp+150ml water, ½ tsp salt, 2 tbsp Alce Nero Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil, 2 tbsp Alce Nero Organic Balsamic Vinegar of Modean, 2 tbsp Alce Nero Organic Wildflower Honey
Accompanying ingredients:
3-4 dried chilies (cut into sections), 2 stalks curry leaves, 1 onion (cut into wedges)
Method:
1. Rinse prawns well. Cut off feelers and pat dry.
2. Mix tamarind pulp with 150 ml water. Mix well then strain the tamarind juice.
3. Combine tamarind juice with salt, Alce Nero Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Alce Nero Organic Wildflower Honey in a mixing bowl.
4. Put in prawns and marinate for about 20 minutes. Set aside.
5. In the meantime, fry dried chilies, curry leaves and onion in hot oil until crispy. Dish out and set aside.
6. Add an additional 1-2 tbsp Alce Nero Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil to the marinated prawns.
7. Place marinated prawns onto Air Fryer Basket. Grill at 180˚C for 12-15 minutes or until prawns are done. Remove and add accompanying ingredients and serve at once.
Carbonara Pie

Ingredients
300g Alce Nero Organic Spaghetti, 200g bacon, 1 stalk leek (sliced), 1 bunch sweet basil (sliced), 2 large eggs, 3 large yolks, 1 ½ tsp salt, 1 tsp black pepper, 200g grated Parmesan cheese, 1 cups fresh cream
Method
1. Pre-heat oven to 220˚C. Grease a 9-inch pie pan.
2. Saute bacon with some oil until both side turns brown; and then cut into 1 cm cubes, drain.
3. Boil a pot of water with 2 tsp salt. Blanch leek and basil for 1 minute and dish out, set aside.
4. Use the same pot of boiling water to scud Alce Nero Organic Spaghetti for 12 minutes and drain.
5. While cooking spaghetti, in a large bowl, whisk eggs, yolks, salt, pepper, fresh cream and 100g of cheese together. Then add in hot spaghetti, blanched leek, basil and bacon cubes, toss to combine.
6. Pour mixture into the prepared pie pan and sprinkle the balance of cheese on top.
7. Bake 35 minutes or until brown.
8. Cut into wedges to serve.
Jam Filled Hotcakes with Honey Poached Pears
Jam Filled Hotcakes with Honey Poached Pears
Serves 2-3 pax

Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes

Hotcake Batter
2 eggs
30 g caster sugar
220 ml milk 1 tbsp vanilla extract
200 g plain flour
2 tsp baking powder
1 tbsp oil

Choice of Alce Nero Organic Strawberry Jam, Alce Nero Organic Plum Jam, Alce Nero Organic Peach Jam or Alce Nero Organic Mixed Berries

Poached Pear
2 packham pear (peeled and cored)
600 ml water 60 g Alce Nero Organic Acacia Honey
120 g granulated sugar
1 whole orange peel
1 small cinnamon stick

Whipped cream for serving

Method

1. Pour water, Alce Nero Organic Acacia Honey, sugar, orange peel and cinnamon in a small pot. Bring to a slow simmer till sugar dissolves.
2. Add in pears and slow cook for 30 minutes or less depending on the texture required.
3. Whisk eggs, sugar and milk till foamy and triple in volume. Then add in vanilla extract and continue to whisk for another 1 minute.
4. Sift in flour and baking powder. Lightly fold in till smooth, follow on with oil. Mix well and let batter rest for 30 minutes.
5. Heat pan and grease with oil (wipe off excess oil with kitchen towel, do not need to have an oily surface). Scoop a ladle full of the batter onto the pan, then spoon 1 tbsp of jam over the top and cover the jam with a thin layer of batter.
6. Once it starts to bubble, flip the hotcakes. Cook till it’s lightly brown. Repeat with the remaining batter.
7. Serve hotcakes with sliced poached pears, whipped cream and a drizzle of Alce Nero Organic Acacia honey.