IKEA to recruit staff for 200 brand-new jobs at Penang shop

KUALA LUMPUR (July 17): Swedish home furnishings merchant IKEA has actually introduced a recruitment drive to fill more than 200 positions at its new store in Batu Kawan, Penang, which is scheduled for opening on March 28, 2019. The offered jobs incorporate full-time and part-time jobs, consisting of roles in sales, customer relations, food and…

AirAsia says thank you BIG

SEPANG, 24 July 2018: AirAsia remains in the state of mind to commemorate after winning Skytrax’s World Best Affordable Airline Company Award for the 10 consecutive year.To mark the events, the airline company is using advertising fares as low as MYR10 to numerous destinations in its network.Bookings need to be made by 29 July for…

The First-Timer’s Travel Overview of Penang, Malaysia

George Town in Penang is one of my favorite cities in Southeast Asia. It has a unique blend of architecture, street art, and hawker food that I haven’t seen anywhere else in the region. Whenever you visit a new city, you typically go from one attraction to the next but here, it feels like the…

Understanding Malaysia’s tech and startup ecosystem

From the end of British colonisation from 1957 to 2005, Malaysia continually increased its GDP on average 6.5 percent per year.  The capital, Kuala Lumpur, is incredibly urbanised and one of the biggest cities in the world, boasting a multiethnic and multicultural population, including plenty of English-speaking residents.    Tech startups are thriving in Malaysia….

Dr Mahathir Says Malaysia is Successful Thanks to Chinese Business Community

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad certainly is back to take matters into his own hands when the PH alliance won the 14th general elections a few months ago. However, he is also humble enough to acknowledge those who have contributed to making Malaysia what it is today. Today, Dr Mahathir said in a speech…

Western Digital to close PJ plant after 20 years

KUALA LUMPUR (July 18): Western Digital Corp is reported to be closing down its disk drive (HDD) manufacturing facility in Petaling Jaya, Selangor by the end of this year, after over 20 years in operation.According to The Star report today, Western Digital(Malaysia)Sdn Bhd handling director Gouw Kim San stated the relocation remains in reaction to…

Lim\’s rejection to discuss on undersea tunnel concern, a tactic: Wee

GEORGE TOWN: MCA deputy president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong has told Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng to stop his mind video games about the debates related to the RM6.3 billion cross-channel undersea tunnel. \”Lim needs to just answer the posers which have emerged from the project. Rather, he has actually sidestepped the…

BN believes redelineation favours them: Lim

GEORGE TOWN: The freshly gazetted redelineation of voters is supported by Barisan Nasional (BN) due to the fact that the judgment coalition believes they have the assistance of Malay voters, inning accordance with DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng.The Penang Chief Minister said that BN thinks a \”Malay Tsunami\” versus them would not occur, as they…

Penang home rates impacted by signature meals?

WHEN one discusses Penang, two ideas usually enter your mind: char kway teow (and the island\’s assortment of street food), and high home prices. For both, thefocus lies mainly on George Town, the multicultural capital of the state, which is likewise the home of a Unesco World Heritage Website. \”Penang has a population of about…

Taiwan Original Cake @ Sunway Pyramid

For the last 6 months, Original Cake had been a phenomenon that gripped KL and people were willing to queue hours for it. Now, the fever has reached Penang after they opened their third and fourth outlet at Gurney Plaza and Queensbay Mall. Although I was curious about the cake, I never intended to try…