Potential Carlsberg Millionaire Consumers Get Smooth Start To Year Of The Sheep


For lucky Carlsberg consumers, 2015 is proving to be a lucrative start as seven potential millionaires sailed smoothly into an unexpected windfall of cash prizes worth RM13,888 each thanks to the brand’s Chinese New Year promotion

This definitely marks a smooth start to the Year of the Sheep for the seven finalists as they now gear up to compete against 31 other ‘Carlsberg Millionaire’ hopefuls to take home RM1 million in cash come March.


Wong See Min gives us his biggest smile as he displays a large bottle of Carlsberg and the bottle cap which put him in the running to become the 'Carlsberg Millionaire'
Wong See Min gives us his biggest smile as he displays a large bottle of Carlsberg and the bottle cap which put him in the running to become the 'Carlsberg Millionaire'

Among the seven was Chooi Siew Pan, 39, hailing from Perak, who said, “I have been a supporter of the brand in Malaysia for over 10 years and that’s why I am grateful to Carlsberg for giving me a smooth beginning to the year with this cash prize! Carlsberg is always a part of every gathering with my friends and this has really helped us develop a strong bond. For sure, I am sharing this special ang pow and good fortune with them.”

Lee Yong Keong, 43, a Selangor resident, said, “What’s most important for me is for my business to run smoothly and generate as much income as possible! To have won the RM13,888 cash prize means I can definitely look forward to better times in the Year of the Sheep, which will be even greater if I end up winning the one million Ringgit!”  

Thirty-seven-year-old Tan Kim Guan from Malacca also has hopes for a smoother year ahead. He said, “I won this when I was out with friends and I was very surprised to receive such good luck! For me, a good lunar year would be for my friends and family to enjoy a healthier life and for myself to have more than sufficient earnings. This cash prize will be shared with them all and I plan to also give back to charity.”  

Wong See Min, 40, also from Perak, said, “I have been a Carlsberg supporter for as long as I can remember and this is my second time winning great prizes. Previously, I also participated in Carlsberg’s ‘Are You Fan Enough?’ contest which won me a trip to Europe to catch the semi-finals of the Euro 2012! I seem to get lucky when drinking Carlsberg and hopefully this time round Carlsberg will give me a smooth year by making me its first millionaire!” 

See Seng Hong, a potential 'Carlsberg Millionaire' poses with a large bottle of Carlsberg and custom 'ang pows' from the brewer..
See Seng Hong, a potential 'Carlsberg Millionaire' poses with a large bottle of Carlsberg and custom 'ang pows' from the brewer..


Other winners who also received the windfall of RM13,888 from Carlsberg are Chua Boon Siang, 39, Lee Hin Hee, 43, and See Seng Hong, 64.  

Managing Director of Carlsberg Malaysia, Henrik Juel Andersen, said, “With the Lunar New Year quickly approaching, Carlsberg Malaysia is encouraging our consumers to put 2014 behind them to embrace new beginnings and fresh opportunities in keeping with our message for 2015, Smooth sailing in a year of abundance. We are giving our consumers an especially auspicious start to 2015 as finalists in our consumer promotion will each receive ang pows worth RM13,888 and one will take home one million Ringgit, as reward for enjoying some of Carlsberg Malaysia’s best loved brews this festive season.”

Until February 28, 2015, consumers who enjoy any large bottle of Carlsberg, Asahi Super Dry or Royal Stout at participating restaurants, food courts, hawker centres and coffee shops just need to look out for the Chinese character for ‘Smooth’ (順) on their bottle caps in order to be in the running to win a RM13,888 cash prize. Alternatively, consumers who purchase a 24-can Carlsberg Festive Pack from participating supermarkets and hypermarkets simply need to check for the congratulatory message printed at the base of the tray to discover if they will be walking away with RM13,888 in cash and a chance at the Grand Prize. Consumers who purchase a 24-can Carlsberg Festive Pack also stand to win shopping vouchers worth RM200 to kick start a prosperous lunar new year.

All 38 winners of the RM13,888 cash prize will attend a special celebratory event in Klang Valley to find out who amongst them will become the first ever Carlsberg Millionaire and receive the Grand Prize of RM1,000,000 in cash and sail smoothly into the new lunar year with Carlsberg.

For more information on the Carlsberg Millionaire Contest and other festive activities lined up, visit www.carlsberg-cny.com.my or www.facebook.com/CarlsbergMY.

Play LINE Let’s Get Rich and win iPhone 6 with LINE!


Are you on LINE yet? LINE, the world’s leading life platform with 170 million monthly active users globally, has announced a contest in conjunction of the TVC launch for one of the most popular LINE games – LINE Let’s Get Rich in Malaysia. 

Play LINE Let’s Get Rich and win iPhone 6 with LINE!
Play LINE Let’s Get Rich and win iPhone 6 with LINE!


The quirky and unique TVC will be aired on four free-to-air television channels and 12 Astro channels. To celebrate this, a total of 7 units iPhone 6 will be exclusively up for grabs from February 1st to 7th, 2015. During this period, LINE will be selecting one newly registered user at random each day for 7 days. Details of the promotion and winners will be announced via the LINE Malaysia Official Account. It is indeed that simple to win!

A real-time competition game with unpredictable elements each round, LINE Let’s Get Rich brings back the nostalgia of our childhood board games. This online board game features a multiple player gameplay of four with a simple objective – invest in real estate around the world and compete to earn the highest amount of total capital. 

LINE Let’s Get Rich

There are three ways for players to conquer and win the game. Firstly, a “Triple Monopoly” occurs if a player achieves three “Colour Monopolies” by owning all the properties of three different colours. A “Line Monopoly” will result in victory if a player owns all the properties in a single row. Finally, players can win through a “Tourism Monopoly” as well if they manage to acquire all the tourist locations. The game will also be determined if any players run out of resources during the game, or until turns or time is over, with the player rankings being decided by the total amount of resources owned by each player. 

LINE Let’s Get Rich offers a variety of modes, such as single play and multiplayer competitive modes. Players can choose to either compete or cooperate with friends and family they are connected to through LINE, individually or in 2-on-2 teams.

Play it NOW!
Play it NOW!


“Board games have been a favorite for many Malaysians back in those days. We’re delighted that through LINE Let’s Get Rich, we’re able to bring back such happy reminiscence for Malaysians of all ages to enjoy while on the go with their mobile devices. The contest and the TVC launch is just the beginning of many exciting plans LINE have in store this year and we’re looking forward to share them with our users in due time,” said Patricia Yeoh, Public Relations Manager of LINE Malaysia.

TGI FRIDAYS KICKS OFF 2015 WITH A NEW ‘MEAL FOR TWO’ PROMOTION


Another new promotion campaign to share here. The American casual dining restaurant, TGI Fridays is introducing a brand-new promotional offer in February, that allows diners to enjoy an appetizer and two main courses at a great value of RM45.90++ in all participating outlets. 

With an aim to reach and cater a wider range of customers, TGI Fridays’ Meal for Two promotion provides an array of palate-pleasing dishes while maintaining its signature flavors. “Since its inception, TGI Fridays takes pride in setting the standard of excellence by efficiently providing quality food for its customers” said Andrew Reddy, Managing Director, Chaswood Resources. “And in view of the fact that TGI Fridays has always been the preferred American-style diner among many Malaysians, we made it our mission to offer food at a reasonable price for everyone, without compromising the serving portion.”


TGI FRIDAYS KICKS OFF 2015 WITH A NEW ‘MEAL FOR TWO’ PROMOTION

For a limited time, Fridays’ Meal for Two promotion features a mix of existing and new items on the menu, with a choice of one of four appetizers and two main courses to choose from among the eight selections offered.

The appetizers offered include TGI Fridays’ Loaded Mashed Potato Cakes – a flavorful combination of mashed potatoes, Colby and Parmesan cheeses, chopped beef bacon, caramelized onions rolled into a crispy cake, served with a horseradish cream, as well as Chicken Nacho, Nacho Chili Roll and Bruschetta. 

Diners can continue to indulge in their gastronomic feast by selecting two main courses from the many selections that are featured in the menu, such as Fridays Cheeseburger – chargrilled beef patty with melted Colby cheese, served with crispy seasoned fries, Hibachi Chicken Skewers - grilled chicken breast marinated in garlic soy sauce with a miso glaze, Fish & Chips – three pieces of fish fillets battered and fried to golden brown, as well as Chicken and Garlic Shrimp Pasta, Chophouse Chicken, and Outrageous BBQ Taco. For those who are looking for a light meal can opt for the Cajun Chicken Salad or the classic Chicken Caesar Salad – slices of marinated, chargrilled chicken breast, heaped atop of a Caesar Salad. 

For a complete American-style dining experience at TGI Fridays, customers can also enjoy TGI Fridays’ signature Fridays Sundae – vanilla ice cream topped with hot fudge, caramel sauce, nuts and whipped cream, for just an additional of RM10. 

For more information, visit www.fridays.com.my

Toss To Prosperity With Dorsett Hotels Chinese New Year 2015


Usher the new lunar year of the Goat with a great bang by celebrating the occasion with your family, friends or even business associates at Dorsett Hospitality International’s hotels. 

Between 1 February - 1 March 2015, the award winning restaurants at Dorsett Grand Subang, Dorsett Grand Labuan, Dorsett Kuala Lumpur, Silka Maytower Kuala Lumpur, Silka Cheras Kuala Lumpur and Silka Johor Bahru will be offering authentic Chinese New Year gastronomies such as ‘Salmon Yee Sang,’ ‘Snow Pear Yee Sang,’ ‘Vegetarian Yee Sang’ and other fares to toss with you to greater prosperity and success this year.

Toss To Prosperity With Dorsett Hotels Chinese New Year 2015
Toss To Prosperity With Dorsett Hotels Chinese New Year 2015


At Dorsett Grand Subang, enjoy Free ½ portion of ‘Salmon Yee Sang’ with minimum spend of RM588++ at The Emperor. The Emperor’s Reunion Set Dinner is available at RM98.80++ per person from 1 February to 5 March 2015. Terraza Brasserie’s Buffet Dinner. RM108++ per person. Available from 19 & 20 February 2015. ‘Salmon Yee Sang’ will be available from 19 February to 5 March 2015 at RM98++ per portion. Contact Dorsett Grand Subang at +603 5031 6060 for more information.

At Dorsett Grand Labuan, save 10% off total beverage bill spend on a single receipt from 15 February to 5 March 2015. Reunion Buffet Dinner is available from 18 February at RM88 nett (Adult) RM62 nett (Children). Gong Xi Fa Chai Prosperity BBQ Buffet Dinner, available from 19 February 2015 onwards. RM99 nett (Adult)  RM69 nett (Children). Contact Dorsett Grand Labuan at +6087 402 775 for more information.

‘Salmon Yee Sang
‘Salmon Yee Sang

At Dorsett Kuala Lumpur, enjoy Free ½ portion ‘Snow Pear Yee Sang’ from 18 February to 5 March with minimum spend of RM338++ on a single receipt at Checker’s Café. Contact Dorsett Kuala Lumpur at +603 2716 1000 for more information.

At Silka Cheras Kuala Lumpur, save 18% off total F&B bill spend on a single receipt at Curvz Café on the next visit with every purchase of Yee Sang. Priced from RM68nett per portion of Yee Sang (serves 5 – 6 persons). Available from 1 February to 1 March 2015. Contact Silka Cheras Kuala Lumpur at +603 9100 1133 for more information.

Yummy dishes
Yummy dishes

At Silka Johor Bahru.  Free Vegetarian Yee Sang (serves 5 persons) with every ‘Salmon Yee Sang’ ordered.  Valid for dine-in and takeaway. ‘Salmon Yee Sang’ dinner priced at RM388++ for 10 persons. 18 February to 1 March 2015. Contact Silka Johor Bahru at +607 360 1061 for more information.

Toss To Prosperity With Dorsett Hotels Chinese New Year 2015
Toss To Prosperity With Dorsett Hotels Chinese New Year 2015

At Silka Maytower Kuala Lumpur. The 10th diner will be Free when you book for a table of Steamboat Dinner for 10 persons. RM23++ per person. Available from 28 January to 18  February 2015. Contact Silka Maytower Hotel Kuala Lumpur at +603 2692 9298 for more information.

For other Chinese New Year gastronomic offers, please visit www.dorsett.com.



Nu Lifestyle Joins hands with Malaysian Red Crescent Society in OPS Banjir


Just another sharing from one of the many emails I get daily. For a good cause, check out what Nu Lifestyle is doing in collaboration with the Malaysian Red Crescent Society in OPS Banjir.

Nu Lifestyle Sdn Bhd is working with Malaysian Red Crescent Society to provide monetary support to the national rehabilitation program. Nu Lifestyle, known for its vinegar kiosks called VinegPlus, will be holding a 3-day charity sales from 23 to 25 January, where 100% of the proceeds will go to flood victims via Malaysian Red Crescent Society. 


 Letter of authentication from Malaysian Red Crescent Society of its participation in this relief initiative

VinegPlus kiosks offer natural fruit vinegar beverages that help promoting a balanced diet. For a taste of the refreshing vinegar drinks while doing our bit to help those in need, kindly visit any of the following kiosks:

1. Publika Mall - UG Level 
2. Jaya Section 14 Shopping Mall - L1 Level, K1
3. Tropicana Mall - LG Level 
4. Mid Valley Megamall - LG Level 
5. Penang Gurney Paragon Mall - LG Level 

Nu Lifestyle, through VinegPlus Kiosks, aims to raise no less than RM30,000 for the cause.

Dorsett Hospitality International Aid for Flood Victims



An email just popped up in my inbox a couple of days back, one of the many humanitarian efforts by good hearted folks and corporations in light of the flood tragedy that befell our country recently. In responding to the call of ‘Humanitarian Aid for Flood Victims’ by Kuala Lumpur City Hall over the flood that has displaced more than 250,000 people in several states within the Peninsular Malaysia, 


Over to you : Datin Jasmine Abdullah (fourth from left) handing over the items to YBhg. Datuk Hj. Mhd. Amin Nordin bin Abd. Aziz (third from left) in support of Kuala Lumpur City Hall’s Humanitarian Aid for Flood Victims. Witnessing the ceremony was (first from left) Hugo Gerritsen – Area General Manager of Dorsett Grand Hotels, (second from left) Nancy Teoh – Regional Human Resources Director, (fifth from left) Christina Toh – Area General Manager of Dorsett Hotels and Silka Hotels, (six from left) Henry Loo – General Manager of Silka Maytower Kuala Lumpur and Jacquelyn Pensyl – Director of Sales Silka Cheras Kuala Lumpur.  

Dorsett Hospitality International (HKEx Stock Code 2266), led by its Vice Chairman, Datin Jasmine Abdullah Heng has presented more than RM30,000 worth of food items and daily essentials to Kuala Lumpur City Hall’s Director General, YBhg. Datuk Hj. Mhd. Amin Nordin bin Abd. Aziz in a handing-over ceremony recently.

A collective effort taken by six hotels under the hospitality group in Malaysia, Dorsett Grand Subang, Dorsett Grand Labuan, Dorsett Regency Kuala Lumpur, Silka Maytower Kuala Lumpur, Silka Cheras Kuala Lumpur and Silka Johor Bahru have successfully raised the said amount via generous contributions of its associates and management teams.


Reaching Out : (From Left) Henry Loo – General Manager of Silka Maytower Kuala Lumpur, Datin Jasmine Abdullah, Hugo Gerritsen – Area General Manager of Dorsett Grand Hotels and Christina Toh – Area General Manager of Dorsett and Silka Hotels were personally involved in transporting the items to Kuala Lumpur City Hall’s Humanitarian Aid for Flood Victims Collection Centre.


“Even though the funds raised may be of small sum, our group hopes that the items purchased from it could help cushion the challenging situation of the flood victims,” said Datin Jasmine Abdullah Heng.


Lending a helping hand : (From Left) Henry Loo – General Manager of Silka Maytower Kuala Lumpur, Datin Jasmine Abdullah, Hugo Gerritsen – Area General Manager of Dorsett Grand Hotels and Christina Toh – Area General Manager of Dorsett and Silka Hotels were heartily helping out their associates to transport the support items to Kuala Lumpur City Hall’s Humanitarian Aid for Flood Victims Collection Centre.

Lending a helping hand : (From Left) Henry Loo – General Manager of Silka Maytower Kuala Lumpur, Datin Jasmine Abdullah, Hugo Gerritsen – Area General Manager of Dorsett Grand Hotels and Christina Toh – Area General Manager of Dorsett and Silka Hotels were heartily helping out their associates to transport the support items to Kuala Lumpur City Hall’s Humanitarian Aid for Flood Victims Collection Centre. 


The group’s Vice Chairman stated that Dorsett Hospitality International has launched a two-phase campaign to lend a helping hand to the affected ones. The first stage of the project involves providing basic necessities such as towels, blankets and used clothes whilst instant food like canned tuna fish, instant porridge, instant noodles and ready-to-drink beverages are also included. However, for the upcoming stage, Dorsett Hospitality International looks forward to provide more items including basic medical aid.


All packed and ready to be delivered : Associates from Dorsett Hospitality International’s hotels and officers from Kuala Lumpur City Hall were busy transporting more than 400 cartons of boxes to Kuala Lumpur City Hall’s Humanitarian Aid for Flood Victims Collection Centre.
All packed and ready to be delivered : Associates from Dorsett Hospitality International’s hotels and officers from Kuala Lumpur City Hall were busy transporting more than 400 cartons of boxes to Kuala Lumpur City Hall’s Humanitarian Aid for Flood Victims Collection Centre.

“With our initial stage being successful carried out, we are raising more funds to support the victims with the hope that they could quickly recover from the unwanted situation,” added Datin Jasmine Abdullah, who also said that charity is something very close to her heart and it is in line with the group’s initiatives to contribute to the local community in the different locations where it operates such as in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia and also in the United Kindgom.

Expedia Offers A-MEHH-ZING Deals To Usher In The Year Of The Goat


Interested to embrace the Chinese New Year festivities with auspicious hotel deals from only RM128 per person? Check out what's in store below from Expedia then! 

What better way to kick-off the New Year than with a fun-filled vacation with your loved ones? The world’s leading online travel agent, Expedia Malaysia (Expedia.com.my) presents A-Mehh-Zing Deals to mark the commencement of Chinese New Year. Reunite and strengthen family ties with three-day, two- night hotel stays priced from RM128 per person, and is available for booking now until 25 January 2015. Bookings will be valid until 31 March 2015 for travel to top destinations such as Penang, Singapore, Bangkok, Bali, Kyoto, London and more during the auspicious celebration.

Expedia Offers A-MEHH-ZING Deals To Usher In The Year Of The Goat

To top it off, Expedia Malaysia is excited to offer an exclusive deal with Cathay Pacific Airways, the national flag carrier of Hong Kong, with a four-day, three-night (flights + hotel) package deal priced from RM960 per person. This is available for booking now until 25 January 2015 and bookings are valid for travel until 12 February 2015. 

Not sure where to go for a vacation? Consider taking to the streets of Beijing for the uniquely electric atmosphere, join the carnival-like night parade and watch the fireworks over Hong Kong harbour or soak up the hustle and bustle of busy Shanghai. Alternatively, choose to celebrate in Taipei, Osaka, Okinawa, Tokyo and many more fascinating destinations across the globe.

For a complete list of destinations, visit Expedia.com.my to book your next holiday! To make your travel even more affordable, don’t forget to take advantage of our A-Mehh-Zing Deals now!


Chinese New Year Travel Tips

  • For a memorable New Year celebration, partake in the cities’ festive activities such as traditional dragon and lion dances and martial arts performances, fireworks displays, temple fairs and parades. Be sure to check out the dates, times and locations beforehand if you want to catch the festivals, street fairs and celebrations!
  • Enjoy delicious Chinese New Year snacks and dishes as each city offers a variety of unique delicacies.
  • Looking for somewhere with a slower pace? Skip the main cities like Beijing or Shanghai and head islandparadises like Bali for a pampering vacation.
  • Use Expedia package deals – you can save up to 31% if you bundle your travel arrangements (flights andhotel stay – free and easy package) on Expedia.com.my.
  • Make flight and hotel reservations in advance.
  • Have your travel apps ready! Download the Expedia app on your mobile devices before you leave so you can research and book on the fly, and get real-time itineraries with notifications – all for free.


Book your holidays with Expedia.com.my and create memories with your loved ones that will last a lifetime! With the Expedia Best Price Guarantee policy, millions of customers around the world are now assured of the best deals every day.

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