Category: Around town

Malaysia Really Boleh In the 2017 Southeast Asian Games!

By Yue Lynn When your home country is hosting the 29th Southeast Asian Games (otherwise known as the 2017 Southeast Asian Games), you can bet your bottom dollar that the intensity, hype and crowd atmosphere would be sky high. Fortunately, it was great that Malaysia truly delivered in the aforementioned aspects, aside from clinching the title of being the country with an obnoxious amount of medals (Gold: 145; Silver: 92; Bronze: 86). With a total medal count of 323, we clearly and smugly outshined other countries in terms of quality, quantity and shininess (#medaltypepun) amidst petty allegations from salty...

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LEGOLAND® Malaysia Resort Celebrates Its Fifth Brick-versary

By Yue Lynn To celebrate its 5th Brick-versary, LEGOLAND® Malaysia Resort has created an ‘upsized’ calendar (from 21st August 2017 – 30th September 2017) of unique activities and prizes for its visitors every day, including the chance of winning LEGO® sets, annual passes, VIP expeditions, LEGO® Minifigures and a golden opportunity to fly to LEGOLAND® Japan Resort for a family holiday. You can also watch the anniversary video here. Among the activities are: – Brick-versary Goodies Coupons Up For Grab (1st – 30th September) – Scratch and see which lucky guest can win an all-expense paid trip to LEGOLAND®...

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Sunway Pyramid Displays Malaysia’s Biggest Mosaic Made of LEGO® Bricks

By: Yue Lynn In conjunction with the 60th Merdeka (National Day) celebration, 25 builders from LEGO® User Group of Malaysia (LOM) united their creative energy to build a life-size mural made from a staggering 160,000 LEGO® bricks. The mural depicts an impressive replica of the historically famous photograph from 31st August 1957 featuring Tunku Abdul Rahman. Hence, it’s not rocket science that this achievement was included in The Malaysia Book of Records as the Biggest Mosaic Made Of LEGO® Bricks. Fortunately for the public, this fantastic mural and other locally-inspired LEGO® creations aka ‘My Own Creations’ (MOC) dioramas of...

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Heineken’s Star stories dazzle at TREC

Over three days, TREC became Heineken’s playground as the international beer brought their ‘There’s More Behind The Star’ campaign, aimed to educate the public on the process of creating a perfect Heineken, from 23rd – 26th August. TREC’s outdoor space was converted into a complete Heineken experience – from the sensory wall highlighting the three key ingredients of brew; malted barley, water, and hops. Guests then stepped into a 270 degree projection room featuring the story of the brew, from hops to the glass. “We are excited to bring these stories to life for our consumers and share the...

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David Beckham is coming to Malaysia?

If you missed your chance to see David Beckham in the flesh 3 years ago at Pavilion, don’t worry! The former Manchester United star is making his way here again to Kuala Lumpur on the 22nd of September, brought to the rest of you Man Utd fanboys by life insurance provider, AIA Malaysia, as part of AIA’s Vitality Witness Festival. Beckham was appointed as AIA’s Global Ambassador last March. If you want a chance to see the man himself, click on the link to find out how to win the opportunity to meet the legend in person!...

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