Putrajaya Hot Air Balloon Fiesta

Watch as charming prohibited atmosphere balloons boyant a skies of Putrajaya. Themed ‘ 1 World, 1 Malaysia, 1 Fiesta’ this eventuality facilities 23 balloonists from Belgium, USA, a Netherlands, France, Switzerland, Malaysia and Japan.

For some-more information, greatfully visit: http://www.myballoonfiesta.com

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Parah

January 31, 2012 during 12:00 pm

Parah‘ tells a story of 4 Form 5 students who are study in Kuala Lumpur. Melur, Hafiz, Mahesh and Kahoe are a best of friends notwithstanding entrance from opposite races. They positively adore unresolved out together and can mostly be found during Melur’s house, possibly study or only spending time together. These 4 youngsters are a summary of a ’1Malaysia’ judgment that everybody has been perplexing to maintain among a youths today.

One day, Melur detected that a page from a novel novel belonging to her mom had been ripped out. Curious to find out who did it, she approached her 3 friends though to no relief as all of them denied doing a deed. Piqued by Melur’s insistence on anticipating out a truth, a boys also turn extraordinary as to a essence of a ripped page from a novel entitled ‘Interlok‘. The 4 find themselves bombarded with many questions as they puncture further, questions that touches their personal identities. What energy does a word have in moulding reality? Is county nationalism probable in any multitude that is spooky with race?

The expel of ‘Parah’. This provocative play will be function during KLPAC from 1st compartment 6th Feb 2012

This play is desirous by Yasmin Ahmad’s final film, ‘Talentime‘, as good as Abdullah Hussein’s novel, ‘Interlok‘. A funny, provocative and relocating production, a play asks obligatory questions about love, home and belonging. ‘Parah‘ is presented by Instant Cafe Theatre Company and will be staged from 1st compartment 6th Feb 2012 during Pentas 2, Ground Floor, The Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre. Performances are scheduled as below:-

1st compartment 6th Feb 2012 during 8.30 pm AND 4th 5th Feb during 3.00 pm

Tickets are labelled during RM 38 (flat rate) for shows on Wednesdays AND RM 48 for shows on Thursdays to Sundays. The play is achieved in Bahasa Malaysia with English surtitles. For some-more information, greatfully call Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre @ Sentul Park during 03 4047 9000 or The Actors Studio @ Lot 10 during 03 2142 2009 / 2143 2009.

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1MALAYSIA GP SALE

The F1 Petronas Malaysia Grand Prix is preceded by a Malaysia Grand Prix (MGP) Sale, commencement 10 Mar to 15 Apr 2011. This annual selling fest will be dishing out a conspicuous choice of products during prices that will excite visiting F1 enthusiasts, as good as internal shoppers.

 

Held in and with a F1 Petronas Malaysia Grand Prix, a feverishness of a MGP Sale will generally be felt in a Klang Valley where selling malls and departmental stores will be charity good bargains and promotions. The selling heat is also approaching to widespread to regions over Klang Valley like a island of Penang, that will be fasten in with a possess chronicle of a MGP sale and activities.

 

So, rigging adult for a competition of a deteriorate and a charming selling festival that brings we some of a best bargains!

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HANG TUAH EXISTENCE DEBATE IS IRRELEVANT

27 January 2012 | last updated at 02:48am

‘Existence debate is irrelevant, focus should be on values’

MALACCA: Malacca Museums Department director Datuk Khamis Abas said the world can debate whether or not Hang Tuah existed “until the cows come home”, but it would not benefit anyone even if the contention was proven either way.

Datuk Khamis Abas says whether Hang Tuah is fictitious or not is irrelevant. Pic by Mohd Jamah Nasri
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“I believe that Hang Tuah exists, and my beliefs are based on historical facts. This is true for Hang Jebat, Hang Kasturi, Hang Lekir and Hang Lekiu; but it really does not matter,” he said when contacted by the New Straits Times yesterday.
Khamis said what the people know of Hang Tuah today was that he was a great commander, warrior and friend who stood for loyalty to duty above all else.

“Hikayat Hang Tuah (metaphorically or historically) spelled an archaic Malaccan landscape, which was prosperous but also under threat from rival nation states at the same time.

“The values held by Hang Tuah illustrate how having certain values could ensure order and peace, and how after his departure Malacca’s condition worsened.”

Khamis said it was irrelevant whether Hang Tuah was fictitious or not.

“We can juxtapose the highly regarded values held by Hang Tuah then, with the challenges faced by modern Malaysians today.

“If we look into what Hang Tuah can teach us, we can find valuable guidance which can improve us as individuals and then collectively as a nation.”

Khamis said the public should adopt a more “progressive” approach in thinking, and should not limit their scope of study.

“We should explore the various qualities Hang Tuah is said to possess, for example understanding Hang Tuah not only as a warrior, but as a manager, politician or strategist.

“Debating on whether Hang Tuah was real or fictitious, handsome or ugly, or whether he preferred one colour over another, will not benefit Malaysians much.”

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2 NEW HOTELS FOR MELAKA CHINATOWN

Two new hotels have opened at the Melaka Newchinatown area of Jalan Kee Ann and Jalan Pasar Baru.

Best Western Wana Riverside Hotel has their soft opening in end December 2011. Located just besides the romantic Melaka River, they have deluxe and standard rooms with rates around RM 140.00 and RM 160.00 only.

Best Western is part of the Best Western Group of Hotels around the world which manages 3 Star, 4 Star and 5 Star Chains of hotels.

The other hotel is Premier Hotel, Melaka which has 88 rooms. Had their soft launch on 22nd. January 2012 just before the Chinese New Year of the Dragon. Located in front of Kheless Supermarket in Jalan Kee Ann, the building used to be a Malay Bazaar.

The hotel developer has turned the premises in to a 3 star hotel. Room rates is around RM 120.00 per night only.

Very suitable for visitors who want a decent and clean hotel room for their stay in Melaka.

Both hotels are well located as they are within walking distance to Jonker’s Walk and the core Heritage area.

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