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    First automated mechanical parking service opens in KL, 20 planned for next year

    KUALA LUMPUR: A local company aims to invest RM1.8bil to build 20 automated mechanical parking system in the country next year. M.A. Intelligent Parking (M) Sdn Bhd CEO Datuk Seri Dr Muhammad Isa Kasim said the parking system, which uses Japanese technology, would be the first of its kind...
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    Ed Sheeran cancels Asia tour dates after cycling accident

    LONDON – Chart-topping British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran on Wednesday announced the cancellation of upcoming concerts in Asia after breaking his arm in a cycling accident. The 26-year-old has pulled out of shows in Taipei, Osaka, Seoul, Tokyo and Hong Kong, according to a post to his 17.5 million followers...
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    RUNNING NEVER SOUNDED SO GOOD

      The fourth edition of The Music Run™ by AIA Vitality will take place on 4th November at a new home at the rejuvenated world class sporting complex, KL Sports City. This year’s event will be the first in the world to see the addition of a new timed 10k...
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    Kingsman banned in Cambodia for portraying temple as hideout for film’s villains

    Cinemagoers, be warned: the blockbuster sequel Kingsman: The Golden Circle won’t be playing in a theatre in Cambodia after all, with Cambodian government officials yanking the action flick from the Kingdom’s screens over an allegedly negative portrayal of Cambodia deemed unacceptable for local audiences. The light-hearted romp chronicles a fictitious British...
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    Smoking ban planned at 20 popular beaches in Thailand

    Smoking will soon be banned on 20 popular tourist beaches found to be constantly littered with huge numbers of discarded cigarette butts, according to the chief of marine and coastal resources. The move comes ahead of an international conference on sea waste in Phuket later this month, Thai media...
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    The China Bike Rental Money Cycle

    China’s bike rental companies Mobike and Ofo are in talks to merge, Bloomberg’s Lulu Chen reported Tuesday. There’s not a sane mind in the world who doesn’t think that’s a good idea. One parallel is the merger of Didi Dache and Kuaidi Dache to form Didi Chuxing, which then...
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    Golden Week 2017: get set for a Chinese outbound splurge

    Buoyed by China’s consumer-driven travel boom, the upcoming 2017 October Golden Week – which runs from 1-8 October 2017 – already promises to be exceptional. For starters, the October Golden Week coincides with Mid-Autumn Festival this year. That means mainland Chinese will be enjoying eight days of public holidays...
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    George Town may lose UNESCO World Heritage Site status

    GEORGE TOWN, one of the most prominent trading ports linking the East and West for the last 200 years, is at risk of losing the UNESCO World Heritage Site status. The drastic change of the social fabric in the Penang capital might lead to the revocation of the highly...
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    Oktoberfest is on in Penang, with non-alcoholic beer

    The Oktoberfest celebration in Penang next week will see non-alcoholic beverages served alongside their alcoholic counterpart, both to address drink driving concerns and to keep up with the current trend in Germany. Malaysian-German Society (MGS) Oktoberfest chairperson Dr Wolfgang Mark said non-alcoholic drinks are now popular in Germany, as...
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    Ferrari making changes after ‘ugly’ F1 weekend in Malaysia

    Sebastian Vettel had to start last at Sepang after engine problems affected his Saturday, while Kimi Raikkonen was unable to take up his second place on the grid due to similar issues. Ferrari identified the failure of a component relating to the engine’s air intake system as the problem...
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    WAVE AND SAVE ON KLIA EKSPRES WITH VISA PAYWAVE

    Kuala Lumpur, 21st September 2017 – Express Rail Link Sdn Bhd (ERL) is collaborating with Visa International (Asia Pacific) to encourage the use of Visa payWave directly at its KLIA Ekspres gates. Getting onboard KLIA Ekspres is faster with contactless transactions, and now all Visa payWave credit and debit cardholders will...
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    “Ultimate Dining Experience” with our Malaysian winner of MasterChef Australia 2017

    You’ve watched the show on TV, now you have a chance to savour the “Ultimate Dining Experience” with our Malaysian winner of MasterChef Australia 2017 Come immerse yourself in a 4 course meal with our very own Diana Chan, happening on Saturday, 7th October 2017 at 7.30PM, at Signature...