Friday, October 31, 2014

Get richly rewarded when you name the official mascot for the Malaysia Year of Festivals 2015.
YOU have a creative and catchy name for the Malaysia Year of Festivals (MyFest) 2015 mascot? The Tourism and Culture Ministry needs your help to give a name to the proboscis monkey, that is the official mascot.
The monkey is also the official mascot of Visit Malaysia Year 2014. An endangered species that is a truly ecological treasure and native to the heartland of Borneo namely Sabah and Sarawak. The proboscis monkey possesses some of the most unique qualities that set its biological and physical features apart from other primates. It’s selection is apt for it represents Malaysia’s rich biodiversity, fascinating wildlife, rainforest conservation and environmental sustainability efforts.
You will get rewarded for your efforts. The Proboscis Monkey Mascot Name Contest runs from Oct 1-27 and offers a Grand Prize of RM5,000 cash as well as exciting consolation prizes to the top 11 winners who suggest the best names for the mascot.

Malaysians are encouraged to participate in the contest to share their ideas and show their support for this campaign. You can do this by visiting to click on the contest link.

The contest is organised in two rounds.
For the first round, contest entries may be submitted from Oct 1 till midnight on Oct 13. Judges will review the submitted entries and select the most worthy 11 names for the second round of the contest which involves public voting via Facebook.
In the second round, the selected names will be posted on on Oct 15. The 11 contestants who have qualified for this second round are encouraged to re-post their submissions on their own Facebook pages to encourage more Likes for their proposed name. These will constitute 50% of the judgement, together with another 50% to be determined by the panel of judges in determining the Grand Prize Winner.
Results of the contest will be announced the following month and a prize giving ceremony will be arranged to present the RM5,000 Grand Prize to the deserving winner.
MyFest 2015 carries on the momentum of Visit Malaysia Year 2014 and is intended to give visitors a magical holiday experience and invite them to participate in the various festivals celebrated by Malaysia’s colourful multiracial communities, as well as the other colourful events that are help to promote the country’s rich treasure trove of attractions.

MyFest 2015 Rationale:

Officially on the 21st of October 2014, the Ministry of Tourism Malaysia announced that the year 2015 will be known as the Malaysia Year Of Festivals (MyFest) 2015. The MyFest 2015 campaign will continue to boost the tourism sector and ensure that the Malaysian tourism industry remains robust after the Visit Malaysia Year 2014 campaign. As Malaysia is blessed with various cultures, the new campaign seeks to showcase and celebrate Malaysia’s bountiful, diverse cultures and various festivities.

The MyFest 2015 campaign also seeks to maintain Malaysia as the top-of-the-mind tourist destination with a target of receiving 29.4 million tourist arrivals and RM89 billion tourist receipts. The campaign will complement the Malaysia Tourism Transformation Plan (MTTP:2020:36:168) where the country has set a target of 36 million tourist arrivals with RM168 billion tourist receipts in the year 2020.
You can also listen to the all new MyFest 2015 Official Song called ‘Endless Celebrations’

Restoran Tasik Limbongan,Melaka

Lokasi: Tasik Limbongan Bistro No 1, Taman Limbongan Indah, Limbongan, Melaka. 

Tel: 06 281 6786


Introducing: The Oriental Melaka Straits Medical Centre

Oriental Melaka Straits Medical Centre
The latest 300-bedded, multi-disciplinary medical specialist centre in Klebang, Melaka, Malaysia due to open end of 2014.
Our Mission:
We commit to wholeheartedly meet the needs and add value to every patient, by providing quality healthcare and helping each to better health.
Our Vision:
Oriental Melaka Straits Medical Centre will be the leader for value-based, high-quality healthcare in the region.

Our Values:
Wholeheartedly, We.C.A.R.E. & Love.’ our patients and staff.

We believe in
1. Wholeheartedness & Excellence
- Wholeheartedness in providing care to our patients, will bring Excellence in all that we do.
2. Compassion
- Compassion and kindness in delivering care.
3. Accountability
- Accountability by adhering to the highest standard of professionalism and ethics, as well as continuously improving quality and safety in patient care.
4. Respect
- Respect every patient’s needs and dignity; respect every staff’s potential for growth.
5. Empowerment
- Empower every patient to achieve and maintain good health; empower every staff and healthcare partner to be their best.
6. Love
- Love always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.
- Protect the interest of the patient
- Mutual trust between patient and healthcare provider
- Hope with wisdom in patient care
- Persevere in doing better

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Dataran Pahlawan Deepavali 2014 Promotions


Subway would like to extend their special thanks to all Melaka shoppers for their support towards their newly opened outlet at Dataran Pahlawan Melaka Megamall and guess what?..... Specially for all you DPMM shoppers, a special 1-day deal awaits you and your friends on Monday (13 Oct) ...
Buy one 6" + 22oz drink and you will get.......... another 6" FREE!!!

Royal Selangor Malaysia
is launching a special range with a pink tint in conjunction with Pink October - limited to 1,000 pieces of each item worldwide. 
Part of the proceeds from this special edition will be contributed to the
 Breast Cancer Welfare Association Malaysia (BCWA).

Mahkota Parade's Deepavali Celebrations - The Festival of Lights.

Don't you think it's nice to experience the traditional Indian costume Saree this Deepavali?

Spend minimum of RM100* and above and you will entitle a photo shoot with Traditional Indian Costume. Only available on 11 & 12 October 2014 (Sat & Sun) ,11am - 9pm at the Main Concourse, Ground Floor. Limited to 50 shoppers only.
*T&C Apply.

Is time to shop for your Deepavali - The Festival of Lights.
Spend minimum of RM300* and above and you will get our Limited Edition of Tri-Fold Traveller Organiser Bag.
Redemption Period: 6 - 23 October 2014, 11am - 9pm.
Limited to 80 shoppers per day.
*T&C Apply.

Get to experience by drawing your own Henna with the Henna Art Workshop on 11 October 2014 (Saturday) at 3pm. 
See you at our Stage, Main Concourse.

AfterDark with HRC

BOLLYWOOD NIGHT -Hard Rock Café Melaka- 17 Oct 2014 (FRI)

We are pleased to inform that Hard Rock Café Melaka (HRC) is having BOLLYWOOD NIGHT  on 17th October 2014 (FRI)  from 9.00 p.m-11.00 pm. & also Drizzle With D.N.A. fom 11.00 pm onwards. 

For more information on the event,contact:

 Edmund See
> Hard Rock Cafe Melaka
+606 292 5188 ext. 531

Friday, October 3, 2014

Equatorial Hotel, Melaka

Hotel Equatorial Melaka 
60 6 2828 333 / Fax: 60 6 2829333
A venue for success.
Equatorial Hotel holds a promise of an unforgettable meal par excellence!

Gastronomic Delights From Asia & Beyond
The Rest House Cafe presents a delicious buffet of exotic Asian, International and local cuisine. 
Treat yourself to a variety of Chinese, Indian, Western, Japanese and Malaysian favourites along with mouth watering desserts, salads, vegetable antipasto, cold cuts and carvery delights.

Jewel of the French Macaroons.
Made with the finest ingredients and baked lovingly to perfection, their Macaroons are crisp on the outside and soft on the inside. Their lip-smacking macaroons are available in twelve exquisite flavors.

Not forgetting the Freshly baked goodness at K5:
Enjoy the smell and taste their juicy award winning best seller Smoke Duck Breast Peach Pizza.

Then there is their ode to sweet retreat.
Discover a huge variety of cakes baked from the freshest ingredients with a dash of artistry to create the perfect cake for any occasion.

A Steamy Affair is also promoted in their Seri Nyonya Peranakan Restaurant. Their Steamboat offers a selection of broths such as the popular Spiced Nyonya Broth and the Clear Vegetable Broth which are meticulously prepared using only the finest herbs and spices, and completed with an extensive choice of seafood, meats and vegetables.

Designed to bring balance and equilibrium to each and every individual,make an appointment to visit then today!

A’Famosa Resort Halloween Carnival 2014

Witches, zombies, ghosts and fairies alike are all invited to attend the spooktacular and terror-iffic Halloween with Hollomon and The Gang at Old West, A’Famosa Resort Melaka this October.
There are some tricks and definitely some treats in store as there be lots more fun activities for all the family and friends as Hollomon and The Gang has lined up an array of programs that will cast a spell on you at the Halloween Carnival as Hollomon& The Gang Live Band, Ghost Fire Show, Halloween Musical Parade, Halloween Costume Contest& Fireworks Display as below:
DATE : 1st – 31st OCT
TIME : 7PM – 11PM

PRICE : RM30/adult & RM25/child

Thank you.

Best Regards,

 | Event & Marketing Department | A' Famosa Resort Malaysia | Jalan Kemus Simpang Empat | 78000 Alor Gajah | Melaka | Malaysia | 
Tel: (6)06-5520 888 | Ext: 88874 | (6) 019-608508 Fax: 06-5528135 | | Website: 

Every ghoul loves to gobble, Hollomon and The Gang presents you with their very own Halloween Set Dinner menu with Spooky Salad and Spider Web Pumpkin Soup for your starters, pick a main course between Devil’s Chicken or Monster Beef or Vampire Lamb and enjoy either a Zombie Eyeball or Poison Pumpkin as your dessert accompanied with the devilicous Witch Brew Coffee or Dirty Chai Tea for only RM30/person

Get a 2Days 1Night stay package from RM118 per room with the purchase of 2 Halloween Carnival Ticket and enjoy Halloween in a town known for its incomparable party atmosphere in 
A’Famosa Resort

So make this Halloween a memorable one, safe in the knowledge that your kids will be indoors, warm, dry and in the company of hundreds of other guisers.

For more information or bookings 
 03 27818888
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