• Kedah KIDS, in for a treat from Ayam Brand

    Ayam Brand™, a Malaysian favorite for 126 years holds a nationwide Healthy KIDS Food Festival to fuel better food choices as part of its annual corporate social responsibility program. This year’s charity campaign aims to empower children to make their own food choices through engaging and interactive activities that help them identify the main food groups, understand portion size and make more informed food choices on how nutritious food can positively shape their bodies.  Ayam Brand™ emphasizes the contribution of its products to participating charity homes as many of these homes lack regular access to good sources of nutrients, that are essential for children’s health and growth. Now in its eleventh year the…

  • Catch the Predator

    Predators including cyber predators are everywhere, and too often we don’t see them coming. With Kaspersky Lab you could catch THE PREDATOR (the sixth movie in the popular PREDATOR franchise) and possibly some cyber predators too!  THE PREDATOR directed and co-written by Shane Black (whose previous directorial credits include Iron Man 3 and Kiss Kiss Bang Bang) see a new group of humans take on the predators again in a setting, and with a story line that echoes many of the top cyber predator protection tips that have been shared by Kaspersky Lab. Kaspersky Lab’s role in protecting the world from cybercriminals by hunting the cyberpredators ties in with the hunt-the-hunters cat and…

  • As simple as ABC, to reduce HFMD

    Antabax Introduces Always Be Clean (ABC) for Health Education and Awareness Campaign in Support of Ministry of Health Malaysia’s Efforts Between January and August this year, there was a spike in number of Hand, Foot and Mouth disease (HFMD) cases, with 55,391[1] reported cases of HFMD nationwide, an increased of 127% or 30,993 cases as compared to 2017, with 24,398 reported cases.    Team from Antabax, R.E.A.L Kids and Ministry of Health Malaysia  Antabax ABC for Health Antabax, Malaysia’s number 1 Halal antibacterial personal care range has introduced the Antabax Always be Clean (ABC) for Health campaign, partnering with R.E.A.L Kids, the country’s largest owner-operated kindergarten chain with 33 centres and 5,000…

  • Thinking about digital foot print

    Kaspersky Lab’s interactive multimedia project Earth 2050 has been accumulating predictions about environmental, social and technological developments for the upcoming 30 years since its launch in 2017. As Earth Day approaches, the company is inviting users from around the world to think about the future and contribute their thoughts to questions such as: If cars will be automated, how can we ensure passenger safety? How will our digital footprint impact global temperatures? Will machines take over the world? This Earth Day, Kaspersky Lab is extending an invitation to all users, researchers and futurologists to contribute their environmental, technological and social predictions to the Earth 2050 site. The portal, which is…

  • Close the gender gap in cybersecurity

    In recent years, more and more women have climbed the corporate ladder to occupy important positions in the business world serving as role models for young girls. However, according to Kaspersky Lab’s “Beyond 11 Percent: A Study into Why Women Are Not Entering Cybersecurity“, cybersecurity remains largely untapped by women, accounting for only 11% of the total workforce in the industry. The report outlines some interesting facts on why cybersecurity continues to be a difficult career for women to break into. According to the report, women in cybersecurity face a harsh reality: often being the only female in a room full of men – which may be one of the…

  • yahyel, Tokyo

    Retna and I were in Tokyo in November for alt-J. yahyel did the opening act.  Honestly, we have no idea about the band, first time hearing their performance.  More so, no idea on the music genre, art approaches, neither the style. I have no idea the songs they played, but the next day I had the Spotify (which I no longer use) on to listen their albums, I could sort of remember what tracks they played during the opening act. Kill Me Once Joseph The Flare Rude Iron Probably need yahyel team to confirm whether I got the above right. Yahyel, an Indie pop band from Tokyo, established since 2015.…

  • alt-J, Tokyo

    During one of the work lunches, client asked me what concert I would like to watch in 2017, I said alt-J, that was in January 2017.  We waited for a while until alt-J announced the Asia tour, and we checked which locations we would like to attend, picked Japan, as we could bring the kids along for their first Japan experience, while we watch the concert. The challenge to buy tickets for concerts in Japan is always a challenge – language as generally no English in the ticketing website.  So after some trial, bought the tickets from a ticket agents with some handling fee.  The tickets were mailed to me…

  • 红与金 RED & GOLD

    I personally got to know Jerome Kugan, many years back, while Retna and I attended a poetry session hosted at a cafe in Bangsar.  He was on stage on an emotional content, which I do not really remember the content, but I remember the expression, anger and even the passion in the content. After several years, in one of the hosted lunch organised at our home, we had Jerome as well as the others over.  We got to know him a bit better and more. We are truly glad when he posted on the social media that he would be hosting his first solo collection, with the theme, RED &…