SUNWAY PYRAMID REVIVES FESTIVE CHEER WITH A SAFE SHOPPING EXPERIENCE AND GIVING

The festive spirit is alive and well at the malls CNY Mini Bazaar which features great deals from a variety of retailers. Shoppers who make a minimum donation of RM5 will receive gold coins to make a wish at the Wishing Well, where proceeds will go towards aiding B40 communities in partnership with the Subang Jaya ADUN. Although the festive season this year looked slightly different due to the second nationwide Movement Control Order put in place, shoppers can still enjoy a Chinese New Year a...

LAGENDA ADDRESSES B40 PLIGHT THROUGH RELIEF EFFORTS WORTH RM140,000

PHOTO - A Lagenda team member handing out food items to BBSAP residents
Lagenda Properties, through its COVID-centric corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives, recently reached out to the community in their Bandar Baru Setia Awan Perdana (BBSAP) development based in Sitiawan, Perak, a project focused on affordable housing. Recent developments indicate that Malaysia is expected to return to positive growth later this year, with the vaccine’s arrival and planned immunisations. However, the pandemic has evidently presented growing financial strain, hard-h...

Micron Malaysia Targets To Hire 50 Team Members with Disabilities

Globally, Micron joins the Valuable 500 to further advance disability inclusion in its workforce. Micron Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: MU) today announced that it has joined The Valuable 500, a global community of over 400 CEOs who are revolutionizing disability inclusion through business leadership. In Malaysia, Micron has set the target of employing 50 team members with disabilities in 2021 and has already recruited and trained 36 hearing-impaired operators by end January 2021. “At Micron,...

KENANGA INVESTMENT BANK COLLABORATES WITH DIALOGUE INCLUDES ALL BY SUPPORTING THEIR PROJECT, CAFÉ INCLUDES

Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad has always been actively working on and helping out in various forms of CSR activities and initiatives. In a recent interview with Chuah Sze Phing, Head of Group Marketing & Communications, Kenanga is responding to increased social and community needs especially in the COVID-19 environment, the Bank today launched The HumanKIND Project to empower Malaysian social enterprises working with marginalised communities, particularly the disabled and differently abled....

LAGENDA PROPERTIES SPURS AFFORDABLE HOUSING WITH SHOPEE PARTNERSHIP – TARGETS THE UNDER-SERVED B40 WHILE FASTENING DIGITAL JOURNEY

Lagenda Properties, an affordable home developer listed on the mainboard of the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange (KLSE), has partnered with Shopee, the leading e-commerce platform, to give homebuyers access to affordable properties on virtual platforms. This is part of Lagenda’s mission to play a role in addressing the one million affordable homes needed, according to a BNM statement which calls for measures to increase supply of these houses and improve their affordability. With the pandemic...

10,000 BOXES OF MDA-APPROVED MEDICAL FACEMASKS FOR THE UNDERPRIVILEGED IN THE GIVING SPIRIT OF CNY

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Maystar Beauty Sdn Bhd’s Managing Director and Neutrovis Brand Owner, Zayn Puah and Anggun Kirana Sdn Bhd’s Managing Director and Himaya’s Brand Owner, Dato’ KK Chua were at Putrajaya yesterday along with Neutrovis’ brand ambassador, Izzue Islam, to officiate a presentation to the Ministry of Housing and Local Government. “The reason behind our CSR efforts is to lessen the burden of the rakyat as well as the frontliners in this unprecedented time”, Zayn Puah explains. Neutro...

FWD TAKAFUL PUMPS IN ADDITIONAL RM5 MILLION INTO MOH FWD MY HEROES FUND TO SUPPORT MINISTRY OF HEALTH FRONTLINERS

FWD Takaful Berhad (“FWD Takaful”) has added an additional RM5 million into its MOH FWD MY Heroes Fund to support the Ministry of Health (“MOH”) frontliners in their continued battle against the COVID-19 pandemic, increasing the total of the special fund to RM10 million from the initial allocation of RM5 million last year. Salim Majid Zain, FWD Takaful’s Chief Executive Officer, said, “Our frontliners are facing a tougher challenge this year with the significant rise of COVID-19 c...

MALAYSIA HEALTHCARE AND DOCTORONCALL COLLABORATE TO PROVIDE CONTINUITY OF PATIENT CARE ON A DIGITAL SCALE

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The Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council (MHTC) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Malaysia’s first digital healthcare platform, DoctorOnCall, to facilitate continuity of patient care. The collaboration sees MHTC’s 75 member hospitals getting access to the platform’s digital healthcare capabilities to provide telehealth services, allowing healthcare travellers to continue consultations with doctors in Malaysia in light of travel restrictions. Unprecedented turn of ev...

Changing Lives, One Volunteer At A Time

As a society, it is our duty to do what we can for those who are not as fortunate as the rest of us and in doing so, we can make a difference over time. Even the single act of one volunteer is enough to leave a lasting effect on the lives of many. Take for example, Mr. Mohd Hosni Shamsir, who is no stranger to charitable initiatives himself. Upon receiving a request from a close friend and teacher at Sekolah Kebangsaan Bandar Anggerik, located in Shah Alam, to donate electronic tablets to her...

VIRTUAL IGEM 2020 GARNERED RM 3.4 BILLION BUSINESS LEADS

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The Ministry of Environment and Water (KASA) announced impressive gains from the successful 11th International Greentech & Eco Products Exhibition & Conference Malaysia (IGEM 2020), the first virtual edition held in October 2020; solidifying IGEM's role as South East Asia's most powerful green technology, business and innovation platform. Themed "Energising Sustainability", IGEM 2020, co-organised by the Malaysian Green Technology and Climate Change Centre (MGTC), delivered beyond two...