Tourism Malaysia

George Town Festival

George Town Festival

Heralded in a International New York Times as one of Asia’s hottest up-and-coming humanities events, Penang’s George Town Festival (GTF) earnings this Aug with an unbeatable lineup of internal and general performances, exhibitions and events. Three of this year’s highlights will be creation their Asian debut, including a Spanish hip hop/flamenco alloy dance entertainment Titanium, a Australian-made, rarely choreographed low-pitched and dance underline AM I, and a Iranian initial entertainment Slow Sound of Snow. Berlin’s Rimini Protokoll will make their Southeast Asian premiere with one of a festival’s many expected shows, 100% Penang. In gripping with a goal to prioritize village initiatives, GTF will deliver dual travel festivals to this year’s line-up. ATM @ Beach Street, or All Things Malaysian, will applaud a country’s abounding informative tapestry with a full day of pop-up shops, installations, dancers, live song and more. Butterworth Fringe Festival, or BFF, will packet a festival over to a mainland, giving festival-goers a possibility to see and knowledge a far-reaching operation of performers while enjoying a opposite perspective of Penang.

George Town Festival Secretariat
c/o Joe Sidek Productions Sdn. Bhd. (897447-P)
1st Floor, 86 Armenian Street
10200, Georgetown, Penang


Phone: +604 261 6308
Fax: +604 261 6305
Email: [email protected]

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Tourism Malaysia

DCODE celebration in Danga Bay, Johor Bahru (photo sharing)

DCODE celebration was hold during Danga Bay Convention Centre (N1.47505 E103.72410) on 31st Jul 2015. It was a good orderly eventuality from a group and sponsors (I’m not unequivocally certain that were a sponsors)
Let me share some photos with we and a function on that night in a party…

Once everybody purebred during a acquire counter, we were ensue to a opening and a 1st event was a brief video introducing a DCODE. Follow by a 2nd session, a area was full of Dunhill promoters who compelling of their cigarettes.
All guest are choice to select RM50 (bottle of DCODE cocktail with total refill) or RM55 with 4 packs of Dunhill cigarettes thorough a bottle of DCODE cocktail with total refill too. But we are concede to enter a celebration but holding any of a 2 options above…

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The DCODE cocktail served with 3 flavors – lemon, peachberry and peppermint. we chose a peppermint…taste not bad.

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Once everybody got their DCODE drinks on a hand, we ensue to 3rd session…which was a celebration hall!

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DJ Nikki was a renouned DJ of a night!

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I adore a LED video wall really much!

The gymnasium was packs with peoples while we stepped in!

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Beside a video wall, a lighting was awesome!

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DJ Nikki who brought adult a atmosphere of a party!

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There were promoters walking around a hall, explaining about a propitious pull to everyone…

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After a cocktail strain played by DJ Nikki, a live rope opening continue!

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Then…the Rock strain began!

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Hanged around a gymnasium for a while and enjoying a DCODE drink…

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DCODE, see we in a future! 

*  Some of a photos above was taken with Samsung Galaxy S3

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Tourism Malaysia

KL City Grand Prix

KL City Grand Prix

An epic 3.2 km competition by a city streets within a heart of Kuala Lumpur. Where high opening competition cars will conflict it out amidst Kuala Lumpur’s many iconic landmarks. Do not skip this event to be a partial of a universe category engine sports extravaganza.

Kuala Lumpur City Centre

GT Global Race (M) Sdn.Bhd.

+603 – 6201 2719

+603- 6201 2819

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Cuisine in Melaka


This blogspot is being created to compliment our main Tourism Melaka website at

We hope to write our comments and views on the development of the tourism sector in Melaka so that old cultural jewels can be retained and new ones generated to attract more visitors to our Melakan shores.

For us to continue our journey, we like to invite visitors to pen their comments and views so that we can create a sustainable and vibrant tourism sector in Melaka.


TW Kang

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Wonderful Malaysia

Borneo Sun Bear Conservation Centre

The Malayan Sun Bear, or Helarctos malayanus, is a bear class that inhabits a pleasant forests of Southeast Asia. Sun bears are found in Bangladesh, Brunei, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, China, Laos, Myanmar and Cambodia however sightings in a furious are rare. The object bears of Borneo (Helarctos malayanus euryspilus) are a sub-species of those on a Asia mainland and Sumatra.

In Malaysia, a object bear is famous as beruang badu that means “honey bear” in Malay due to their affinity for honey. They are omnivores and also ordinarily eat termites, millipedes and a far-reaching accumulation of fruit.


The object bear is a ‘vulnerable’ class as a race is believed to have decreased 30% over a past 30 years. This is caused by a critical deforestation that has taken place via Southeast Asia over past decades that has reduced a object bears’ healthy medium area. Commercial poaching is another vital hazard as their bile is rarely valued in normal Chinese medicine and their paws are deliberate an costly delicacy. They are sadly also threatened by a bootleg pet trade within that cubs are orphaned and sole to outlandish pet lovers. To fight object bears’ risk for extinction, harming object bears or owning their products has been particularly taboo underneath inhabitant wildlife insurance laws though these practices still go on.


The Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC), only adjacent to a Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre, is placed in Sepilok, Sandakan. It was founded by Wong Siew Te in 2008 to caring for orphaned and bootleg object bears with a wish of rehabilitating them to a wild. It also aims to lift recognition of this little-known bear class and a threats among Malaysian and general visitors. It was non-stop to a open in 2013 and is now home to 37 bears, during a time of writing.


BSBCC improves a gratification of discovered object bears by providing them with vast timberland enclosures. Visitors can see them foraging, climbing trees and building nests in their healthy habitat. Here a bears rise a skills indispensable to tarry in a furious and can be seen during several levels of rehabilitation. The centre also aims to teach a open to forestall a need to rescue bears in a initial place. Visitors can learn about a bears, a rainforest and a threats they face. BSBCC leads investigate on these slightest complicated bears, that helps their bears and educational programmes.

The Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre welcomes donations that all go towards appropriation a rescue and charge efforts. You can also select to adopt a bear!


Admission fees

Non-Malaysian adults compensate RM30 to enter a charge centre. Children aged 12-17 compensate RM15. Malaysian adults compensate RM5, children compensate RM2. These prices bar 6% GST. All deduction go towards object bear conservation.

Opening hours

When visiting a Borneo Sun Bear Conservation Centre, visitors will get to perspective these witty creatures in their strange medium – in alfresco timberland enclosures. Opening times are 9 a.m. to 3.30 p.m. The centre is located 23 km from Sandakan, that is not too distant away. You can get there by a Labuk Road Bus Company vehicles in front of Majlis Perbandaran Sandakan building or by taxi.

Contact details

Phone: +60 89-534491
Email: [email protected]


* BSBCC is located right conflicting Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabiliation Centre!


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