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#ShopeeGivesBack raised RM2.9 million to support underserved families

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KUALA LUMPUR, 28 July 2022 - #ShopeeGivesBack, Shopee’s long-term community initiative, has collectively raised RM2.9 million across two years, through fundraising efforts with over 40 Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) to help underprivileged Malaysians in times of need.  #ShopeeGivesBack which launched on 1 May 2020 during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, uses technology to help the underserved in Malaysia across four areas: underprivileged communities development, children and family services, health charities, and environmental charities. The platform provides Malaysians with an online avenue to support their favourite causes in the most convenient way. Shopee ensures that these NGOs have credible track records and are registered with the Registry of Societies. RM2.1 million came through always-on platform donations as buyers shopped on a daily basis and made informed choices on which causes to donate to via the #ShopeeGivesBack dedicated microsite. 56% of donations raised t

Mission to discover the innovation of Guinness Draught in a Can

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14th July 2022, KUALA LUMPUR – Earlier this year, Guinness Malaysia introduced Guinness Draught in a Can to the local market, offering lovers of the brew the smooth and creamy texture of a pub-poured pint from the comfort of their own homes. To officially introduce and to bring consumers through the innovation behind this product, Guinness Malaysia has launched House of Guinness – a hub that gives fans of the brand an added dash of magic to their usual drinking experience, all while immersing themselves in the world of Guinness at APW Bangsar. Upon arrival at the House of Guinness, participants will need to earn their taste of Guinness Draught in a Can by successfully completing their mission to become Guinness Innovation Experts. First, they have to check-in and will be promptly transported to the Guinness Innovation Lab. With no time to waste, they will be introduced to the world of Guinness and the new Guinness Draught in a Can. After learning about the history and evolution of Guin

With SOPs Easing Up, Malaysians Look Forward to Home Makeovers for a Brand-New Start

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Hong Leong Bank is offering three lucky winners the opportunity to win a designer home makeover worth RM33,000 plus discounts and cashback to achieve a brand-new look and feel for their homes Kuala Lumpur, 5   July 2022   – With the multiple lockdowns arising from the pandemic over the last two years, those who have been wanting to give their homes a much-needed makeover have had to put plans on hold. Now, as SOPs have eased and we move towards normalcy, many Malaysians are finally ready to start on their remodelling projects in anticipation of hosting family and friends once more. To further provide Malaysians with the opportunity to win stylish home makeovers, Hong Leong Bank (“HLB” or the “Bank”)  and Dresid, a one-stop home improvement digital platform are collaborating to offer the Bank’s customers the chance to freshen up their homes with three dream home makeover packages worth RM33,000 each. “Over the last two years, Malaysians have spent much of their time at home and many hav

3 Malaysian Bartenders Win the Coveted Global Top 40, the highest number of winners amongst the ASEAN countries

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KUALA LUMPUR, 21 June 2022: With over 500 entries across the globe, Hennessy has narrowed down their search for the world’s best sustainable cocktail. The world’s bestselling cognac has just announced the Global Top 40 winners in the #HennessyMyWay 2022 challenge. The cocktail challenge saw three Malaysians as among the Global Top 40 winning bartenders. The global challenge is Hennessy’s third installment of the competition which encourages bartenders to be inspired by Hennessy to push their creativity to the limit. This year calls on bartenders across the world to create their version of a sustainable cocktail using Hennessy. “Every year the standard of the talent pool in Malaysia seems to be raised even higher. We are incredibly lucky to have such exceptional bartenders that can bring out the versatility of Hennessy by creating unique pairings to suit every taste,” says Nausicaa Charrier, Marketing Director of Moët Hennessy Diageo Malaysia & Singapore. Beacons of the Malaysian ba

What do petrol heads buy online?

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Most of us are aware of the expansion that the local e-commerce landscape has been going through of late. For example, the number of Malaysian rural and community businesses participating as Shopee Marketplace sellers has increased 7.5-fold since January 2020 till March 2022. Meanwhile, more and more Malaysian shoppers are purchasing items online for products that they would usually look for in a physical shop.  This includes, among other things, car and motorcycle parts and accessories. So, what exactly do petrol heads mostly spend online? Here’s a glimpse into the top selling items from January 2022 till April 2022 on Auto Mall, a one-stop centre on Shopee for automotive products, knowledge, deals and more. Auto Mall product No. of units sold from Jan 2022 - Apr 2022 Car tissue box holder >79,000 Car and motor engine oil >69,000 Batteries >26,000 Motorcycle tyres >19,000 Motorcycles >900 Car tissue box holder - Sales recorded increased by over 3 times in April 2022 com

Fantastic Father’s Day Timepiece Gift Guide

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Once a day every year comes a day that honours the unsung hero of our lives, who are our guide, our protector and more, helping us become who we are meant to be: our fathers. To com-memorate this memorable occasion, Red Army Watches is showcasing our curated Fantastic Father’s Day Timepiece Gift Guide where we share a selection of men’s watches across our col-lection of boutique watch brands, each with a unique style and themed for a special aspect of dad in our lives. Laco Bronze Series Dad, you helped me learn to love the classics There’s something to be said for the good old days whether it’s the lines of a vintage car or a vi-nyl record. For dads who helped us appreciate the classics, the LACO Bronze series will be a gift he will cherish for Father’s Day. This timepiece is driven by the multi-layered patina which forms on a bronze case during the first weeks and months and protects the material from corrosion. This patina gives each timepiece a touch of individuality and unique bea

#HennessyMyWay Presents 5 of the Top 10 Winning Bartenders and their winning Hennessy Sustainable Cocktail

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Hennessy, the world’s best-selling cognac, reveals the winners  of the HennessyMyWay challenge. The third instalment in the annual series challenged  bartenders globally to create and submit their version of a sustainable cocktail using any Hennessy cognac. The versatile appeal of Hennessy’s range makes it ideal for creating any  cocktail and gives bartenders the flexibility to get expressive with their creations. “We are ecstatic to see the bartenders get creative and rise to the occasion given that this  year’s challenge of creating a sustainable cocktail is still a fairly new concept in this space. We  feel bartenders have also done an exceptional job in showcasing the many different ways  Hennessy can be enjoyed,” says Thomas Bouleuc, Managing Director of Moët Hennessy Diageo  Malaysia & Singapore. “With each passing year, we are more impressed with the amazing talent pool across Malaysia.  Every bartender has taken their own unique approach to the challenge which is why we are