Enriching Students with Yoga

Malaysian Yoga Society (MYS) recently held its National Yoga Camp for boys and 17 to 23 for girls. Over 200 students participated in both camps held at Sekolah Menengah Teknik Kuala Lumpur.

The camps, held for 7 days, taught the students life-enhancing techniques, which included yogic cleansing for a healthier body, Hatha Yoga for a strong body and mind, tratak to improve memory and Yoga Nidra for inner transformation. The students were also given an insight on Yama and Niyama topics.

Maybank and Kampung Kasipillay Community Team Up

Not too long ago, about 500 volunteers from Kampung Kasipillay residents and Maybank employees took part in river clean-up and educational activities. The event was organised under the umbrella of River of Life Public Outreach Programme (ROLPOP) Phase 5 in partnership with Maybank Group Risk, Kampung Kasipillay community, Department of Irrigation and Drainage (DID) Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur (DBKL) and Global Environment Centre (GEC).

River of Life Public Outreach Program (ROLPOP) is spearheaded by Department of Irrigation and Drainage (DID) Malaysia and targets to improve the attitude and behavior of stakeholders within the River of Life area towards river care and preservation in order to improve water quality and reduce pollution.

The event was held to raise awareness among the local community and Maybankers on the importance of protecting river from pollutions and inculcate best river management practices that will lead to improved river water quality in Batu River. Activities undertaken included cleaning the river and existing drainage system, river walk path beautification, upgrading of the river railing system as well as river education and monitoring activities. The event was officiated by Yang Berbahagia Dato’ Haji Md. Nasir Bin Md. Noh, Deputy Director General I, DID Malaysia who also participated in the clean-up activity.

Allianz Diabetic Essential – Designed with Care

Allianz Life Insurance Malaysia Berhad recently launched its brand new medical plan called the Allianz Diabetic Essential, especially designed for diabetics. The medical plan offers those with type 2 diabetes a chance to get medical coverage and make living with diabetes less of a struggle.

“Every Malaysian out there deserves to have better medical coverage. If so many Malaysians are in need of good medical coverage, we want to offer them that lifeline,” said Joseph Gross, Chief Executive Officer of Allianz Life Insurance Malaysia Berhad.

Allianz Diabetic Essential is the company’s latest product offered to provide customers the best protection from A to Z.  It offers Comprehensive Medical Coverage with a choice of four medical plans that will help cover the cost of hospitalisation and surgery, Intensive Care Unit, obtaining a second medical opinion and more.

For those seeking medical care beyond hospitalisation, the plan provides access to outpatient treatment for cancer, kidney dialysis, dengue and enteric fever treatment as well as emergency accidental out-patient treatment. It also offers health screening benefits with an annual HbA1c blood test, kidney function test, lipid profile as well as medical examination and full urine examination.

 

A Collaboration Between CSR Malaysia and BERNAMA

Recently, CSR Malaysia signed an agreement with BERNAMA, the National News Agency of Malaysia. CSR Malaysia, currently a print magazine, will now officially go on air as a television programme! CSR Malaysia shares the unwavering commitment of corporations in Malaysia towards the community at large and their inherent roles as change agents in the socio-economic transformation of Malaysia. The publication endeavours to promote sustainable economies by featuring CSR initiatives of corporations in Malaysia and serving the needy.

BERNAMA, a statutory body, was set up by an Act of Parliament in 1967 and began operations in 1968. BERNAMA’s role as a source of reliable and latest news is well known among local and international media including government agencies, corporations, universities and individuals nationwide.

 

IPC Brings Joy This Festive Season

IPC Shopping Centre is taking their Christmas festive decorations down a notch this holiday season to place special focus into helping 100 families in need through a crowdfunding campaign.  IPC is calling members of the public to join them in achieving a target of RM100,000 worth of groceries, school supplies and toys collectively to brighten the lives of these Malaysians.

 

IPC Shopping Centre has taken the first step by contributing a total of RM50,000 to achieve half of the campaign’s target.

 

The shopping centre has adopted the ‘Christmas in a Box’ theme this year, which translates to giving a slice of the festivities to those in need, all within one box. IPC Shopping Centre has put together four types of ‘gift boxes’ which will be given to 100 underprivileged local families.  To identify these families, IPC has worked hand-in-hand with HOPE Worldwide Malaysia, a globally accredited non-religious NGO that has been helping disadvantaged local communities for the past 21 years. The four gift boxes include:

 

  1. Happiness Box – IKEA Toys and Arts & Craft Supplies (RM25)
  2. Home Box – Groceries (RM48)
  3. Back-to-School Box – School Supplies (RM120)
  4. Care Box – Groceries + School Supplies (RM168)

 

IPC Shopping Centre’s “Christmas in a Box” campaign will be running from 30th November until the 27th of December 2017. To contribute, head down to HOPE Worldwide Malaysia’s booth in the concourse, located on Level G, of IPC Shopping Centre. For further information visit www.ipc.com.my

 

The Power of the Dream – Top Asia Corporate Ball 2017

The recent Top Asia Corporate Ball 2017 organized by RHA Media Sdn Bhd saw an attendance of over 900 distinguished CEOs, business owners, celebrities, dignitaries and personalities from all across Asia. At the event, CEO of RHA Media Sdn Bhd, Dato’ R. Rajendran presented World Vision Malaysia and Make-A-Wish Malaysia cheques worth RM40,000 each. The event was also graced by YAM Tunku Dara Tunku Tan Sri Naquiah, YM Tunku Mudzaffar Tunku Mustapha and YM Tunku Mariam.

MM Synergy Spreads Cheer

Not long ago, directors and shareholders of MM Synergy Sdn Bhd, KL Lim, Datuk Charlie Chong, Dato Clement Ang and YF Heng, paid a visit to Pertubuhan Kebajikan Kanak-Kanak Selangor in an effort to bring joy and happiness to the underprivileged children. The gentlemen took time off their busy schedules to spend time with the children and also learn about the home. They also provided the home with pizza, KFC, drinks and even ice cream. The children and caretakers were delighted to see such kind acts, and thanked them for their generous contribution.

The home, located in Klang, is home to over 70 children consisting of different ages and various family backgrounds.

“I read about this home on Facebook and found out they needed help. So, I decided to visit the children along with my partners to help put smile on their faces. I believe everyone should help society and there are certainly many ways to do so,” says KL Lim.

A contribution of RM8000 was also made to the home right before the session concluded.

MM Synergy Sdn Bhd recently launched MM-SOS, a 24-hour emergency response service, provided by Fastlane Emergency Resources Group (FERG). To find out more, go to www.mm-sos.com.my