Thursday, April 2, 2020

[Interview] Breast Cancer Survivor Rainty Tioh eyes IRONMAN 70.3 Desaru Coast

IRONMAN is made up of extraordinary tales of participants overcoming all odds to make it to the holy grail of triathlon in hopes of fulfilling a big-time fitness goals, some even consider it a life achievement. For Rainty Tioh, being afforded the opportunity to be part of the IRONMAN 70.3 Desaru Coast in itself is an act of sheer accomplishment. 

Eight years ago, the Sabah-born could not fathom the thought of being healthy after she was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer. With the C word bringing so much of stigma and negative emotions, it can be an uphill battle to remain positive and keep fighting. 

Rainty remains as one of those resilient fighters.

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Support Responsible Fashion with Batik Boutique during this MCO

Batik Boutique ushers the Spring season with stylish brights in punchy and bold batik prints that are irresistibly chic and sassy. Hand-crafted by skilled artisans, the pop of colours are just what we need to add cheer to these uncertain times. They want to offer a ray of colours that fit your personality - from apparels to accessories to unique corporate gifts . Batik Boutique also supports the worldwide call to a Fashion Revolution where we believe in a fashion industry that values three P's - people, planet, and profit (#imadeyourclothes).

Friday, March 27, 2020

Mission Food’s #Perfecttogether2020 Contest Cook, Share And Win Big This Ramadan

With more people cooking at home lately, it is the perfect time to dive into your culinary creativity and make use of the versatility of your favourite pantry staples. Mission Foods is offering consumers a chance to put on their chef’s hat and get to work creating their best Ramadan recipes to win BIG cash prizes!

In its first ever #PerfectTogether2020 contest, Mission Foods is on the lookout for Malaysia’s best 10 Ramadan recipes with a dash of creativity, offering BIG cash prizes worth RM17,000 and a chance to have their moment in the sun with recipes shared on Mission Foods’ social media sites.

Mission Foods, one of the world’s leading tortilla, flatbread and corn chips producer has been delighting customers in Malaysia over the years with its range of exciting products – from wraps to pitas, naans, pizza bases and more, Mission Foods products provide the perfect canvas for culinary masterpieces. Mission’s #PerfectTogether campaigns have won local, regional and international awards over the years and will take a new spin this year as it engages consumers directly.

Kickstarting from the 16th March till the 15th April 2020, the #PerfectTogether2020 Contest invites styled recipes from Malaysians incorporating Mission Foods products and one other food brand.

A total of 10 winners with the most interesting photos and innovative recipes will win cash prizes. The grand prize takes home the big RM5,000 while the first runner up walks away with RM3,000 cash prize and the second runner up wins RM2,000. That’s not all – seven consolation prizes of RM1,000 each will be given away too!

The more submissions, the higher the chance of hitting the jackpot! Participants only have to share the complete recipe(s) along with two styled photos in the comments section of the contest post on Mission Foods Malaysia’s Facebook page (@MissionFoodsMalaysia).

Terms and conditions apply.

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

KRR Celebrates the Life & Legacy of Kenny Rogers

Kenny Rogers, iconic country singer and founder of the Kenny Rogers ROASTERS chain of restaurants has passed away peacefully from natural causes recently, surrounded by his family. The husky-voiced singer, who was a man of many talents famously said, “People know I like to sing. What they don't know is I like to cook or better yet, enjoy good food.”

Monday, March 23, 2020

Yossou, Nagasaki: 150 years old Chawanmushi Restaurant

There was an ancient saying that goes...when in Nagasaki, eat chawanmushi. Okay, no. That ain't right. But Nagasaki does have one of the best and oldest restaurant in Japan that specialises in chawanmushi. Yossou is located in downtown Nagasaki in Kankodori Shopping Arcade and just off the main street.

Monday, March 16, 2020

Nagasaki, Kyushu [Day 4 Part 2] - Meganebashi Bridge

One of the places I've heard so much about when researching Nagasaki was Meganebashi aka the Spectacle Bridge. It runs over Nakashima River in downtown Nagasaki, near China town and against a backdrop of the hills and slopes, makes for a very pretty sight. 

The bridge got its name from its double arches when reflected in the calm waters of the river will look like a pair of glasses from the neighbouring bridges.

Thursday, March 12, 2020

RealMe C3 with MediaTek Helio G70 processor now in Malaysia

realme Malaysia recently launched its first smartphone with MediaTek Helio G70 processor, realme C3. This model is a new addition to realme’s C series, which has 10.2 million users across the globe. Previous versions, realme C1 and realme C2 have successfully disrupted the entry-level segment of smartphones. With this newly realme C3 excels in both performance as well as its colourful design which enhances the technology and lifestyle aspects for Malaysian youths.

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Viper King of the Mountain 2020

I kicked off my 2020 OCR season with Viper's first event of the year in Genting Highlands. So glad that they've brought back this event because it's easily one of my favourite. I mean, cold chilly air, shopping at Genting Premium Outlet and hotpot in the skies? How not to be excited?

Monday, March 9, 2020

[Review] Padi Box: Sekinchan's Instagrammable Container Hotel

I did a quick staycation in Sekinchan in December and I was determined to wake up to the sights of a green paddy field with the morning sun spilling over it. So I booked a container room at Padi Box Container Homestay. As luck would have it, the paddy fields has yet to be harvested during my visit. So major yay for me.

Sunday, March 8, 2020

IWD2020: Buy One Free One at Guardian Malaysia

Ladies, time to grab a friend because Guardian Malaysia is celebrating International Women’s Day (IWD) this year with an exciting range of offers from now until 31 March 2020. With the theme “We’re More Beautiful Together”, customers can Buy 1 and get 1 FREE from over 250 products in the skin care and personal care category on offer. This will include special price knockdown promotions which will be held every Thursday to Sunday every week for the month of March 2020.