GHOSTS AND GHOULS COME TO LIFE AT GOLDEN SCREEN CINEMAS

Screens of Terror campaign offers cinema-goers terrifying treats and tricks.In conjunction with the excitement and joy of Halloween, Malaysia’s leading cinema exhibitor Golden Screen Cinemas kicks off an array of terrifying offerings, which will be available throughout the entire month of October. From candy giveaways to spooktacular appearancesfrom some of the cinema world’s most terrifying monsters, GSC is making sure everyone has ascreaming good time during its Screens of Terror campaign.During this campaign, customers who catch any movie at selected cinemas may redeem candy as they enter the cinema, simply by showing their ticket stubs to staff wearing witch hats and carrying pumpkins. Dubbed the Witching Hour Weekend, this giveaway is only happening every Thursday to Saturday from 8pm onwards at selected cinema locations! More than that, horror movie buffs will also get to freak out and take photos with iconic characters from classic horror films such as the infamous Freddy Krueger from Elm Street and everyone’s favourite vampire, Count Dracula. To add on to the fun, movie goers can also participate in the Spookiest Instagram Contest, where movie-goers who take the most creative photos stand a chance to win some amazing prizes.Additionally, there will also be on-ground activities and roadshows throughout the campaign tocelebrate Halloween in a big way. At selected cinemas from 13 October onwards, customers can also try their luck at a special Trick O’ Treat Pumpkin Booth, where they will walk away with some delicious sweet treats and prizes or receive a terrifying trick, while stocks last. Even the children are in for surprise come 19 October onwards, when they can take part in games based on the movie, Goosebumps Haunted Halloween, and win exciting prizes. The month of October will see a host of horror films played throughout the month including:2359 The Haunting Hour 4th October 2018 Beddua : The Curse 4th October 2018 The School 11th October 2018 Mandy 11th October 2018 Malicious 18th October 2018 Sabrina 18th October 2018 Goosebumps 2 25th October 2018 Halloween 25th October 2018 GSC’s Screens of Terror campaign ends 4 November 2018. For more information on the campaign, please visit GSC’s website www.gsc.com.my or GSC’s Facebook page www.facebook.com/GSCinemas

EVENTS | GameStart 2018 Returns for a Weekend of Fun and Gaming Delight in Singapore!

GameStart 2018 (#GameStart2018), Southeast Asia’s Premier Game Convention, celebrates its 5th year on 13 & 14 October 2018 with the ultimate gaming content at Suntec Convention Centre with a series of returning favourites as well as new and exciting content, including game showcases and previews, tabletop gaming, esports, indie games, retro gaming, and cosplay. Esports fans can gear up for exciting competition as SEA Major (SEAM) 2018 plays host to more international tournaments. Mobile esports also takes centerstage as SEA Mobile Major (SEAMM) plays host to the very first Shadowverse Contenders Cup for the Southeast Asia & Oceania region.  Guest appearance by voice actress Elise Zhang, who is best known as the voice of Mei, a character from one of the world’s most popular games, Overwatch. New additions to GameStart include the debut of GameStart Masterclasses, where well-known creatives and personalities from the international games industry are invited to run specialised masterclasses. GameStart Workshops, developed in collaboration with No Average Joe, is a series of workshops and talks that focus on a range of general gaming-related topics. GameStart MasterClasses will be held on 10 and 12 October while GameStart Workshops will be held during the convention.Crowd Favourites to Delight All In addition to previewing new games, visitors can immerse themselves in the action-packed halls with a slew of game-related returning favourites, including: ●  Board games, old and new, as the GameStart Tabletop returns to bring gamers the discovery of new analog worlds.●  Doujin Market, Singapore's largest community curated youth arts and illustration fair, is back for the third year with 43 artist tables. It is curated in partnership with Neo Tokyo Project, Singapore's first dedicated pop-culture marketing collective.●  The 3rd Secretlab Grand Prix will be held for 2 sessions on 13 and 14 October, and the competitor with the fastest timing EACH DAY gets to bring home their own Secretlab Chair!●  GameStart Cosplay Runway on 14 October. Pre-registration is now open HERE●  Fantasy-themed Sanctuary - A selection of awesome vendors, with great food and tasty beverages including specially selected craft beers, welcomes all within the convention grounds.Celebrating Indie TalentVisitors will get to vote for their favourite indie game for the GameStart Indie Award. The winning game developer will win a sponsored trip to exhibit in Taipei Game Show 2019 in January 2019, as well as a high-end creative pen tablet sponsored by WACOM. Both 2017 GameStart Indie Award winners went on to clinch international awards in Taipei Game Show and beyond.The Founders Base, GameStart’s special indie area, with subsidized booths to individuals, start-ups and small companies that create or work with games. World Class Tournament Action at Our DoorstepsSEA Major (SEAM) 2018, one of the largest fighting game tournaments in Asia, returns to GameStart 2018 bigger and better! Expect to see high-level tournament action, as top players from around the world convene to fight for over USD 60,000 in prizes! This year is extra special, as SEA Major will play host pitstops for four major events - the Capcom Pro Tour Asia Finals, Tekken World Tour Master event, one of only 7 Dragon Ball FighterZ World Tour SAGA events, and the only ArcRevo World Tour event announced for Southeast Asia.The inaugural Shadowverse SEAO Contenders Cup, where the top 4 players in the South East Asia Oceania (SEAO) Region fight for the right to represent the region at the Shadowverse World Grand Prix in Japan, for a top prize of USD 1,000,000, will also be held during GameStart 2018.Once-in-a-lifetime Opportunity to Learn from Legendary Game ArtistsGameStart Masterclasses on 10 and 12 October. For the first time, two acclaimed international game artists, will be in town to conduct exclusive intensive sessions for budding and professional game artists in Singapore.Jacqueline A.X Jocson, Art Director, Concept Artist & Instructor at the Academy of Art University, San Francisco will share insights on visual storytelling and the concept behind creating iconic and memorable characters on 10 October. Carlo Arellano, Art Director at  Super Evil Megacorp, will focus on Advanced Character Design on 12 October.  The Masterclasses are organized by GameStart Asia and held at *SCAPE, the venue sponsor. Seats are priced at SGD120. Registration will open on the official GameStart site closer to date.GameStart Workshops, powered by No Average Joe, will be held on 13 and 14 October within the GameStart halls. Sessions range from a hands-on workshop by Retrocade for those who are interested in building their very own mini arcade machine, as well as learning basic game animation.  The full schedule will be available from 24 September onwards when pre-registration opens.A Weekend of Fun, Games and MoreGameStart 2018 will see its most diverse offerings to date, with mobile and PC games having a bigger presence at the convention. Tickets and official merchandise are available for sale at gamestart.asia/ticketing.  GameStart 2018Venue: Halls 401 - 403, Suntec Convention CentreDate: 13 & 14 October 2018Opening Hours:  VIP Ticket Holders: 10am - 9pmGeneral Public: 11am - 9pmGameStart 2018 MasterClassesVenue: *SCAPEDate: 10 & 12 October 2018“Esports has been garnering huge interest and publicity in recent years. Coupled with the popularity of mobile gaming and as celebrities openly play games such as Fortnite, gaming is now more mainstream than ever. In GameStart, we have seen a gradual shift in the demographics of GameStart attendees - from hardcore gamers when we first started to a wider variety of visitors, from esports fans, competitive gamers, to families with young children. Our content has also evolved to be more inclusive of different interest groups, such as our partnership with Doujin Market and the introduction of our Tabletop area, which was very well received last year, ” said Elicia Lee, Founder of GameStart Asia.More information and the latest updates on GameStart 2018 are available on www.gamestart.asia , and fb.com/GameStart.Asia.

Urbanscapes returns to #REIMAGINEKL with a city-wide creative arts festival over three weekends in Kuala Lumpur

The country's longest-running creative arts festival, Urbanscapes 2018, partners with U Mobile as presenter for the second year running to bring a well-curated city-wide celebration spanning three weekends, kicking off on 3 - 18 November 2018. This year's theme is #REIMAGINEKL creating diverse experiences centred around accessible arts, ideas and music from Medan Pasar to Petaling Street. MUSIC LINE-UP One of the highlights of Urbanscapes, UNLIMITED GROOVES FESTIVAL by U Mobile, a mini festival within the festival featuring: Photo credit: Jono WhiteWolf Alice ('Bros', 'Don't Delete The Kisses'), the North London alt-rock four-piece reimagining dream pop and grunge;Brooklyn's Bodega ('Jack In Titanic', 'How Did This Happen?!'), an art-rock unit blending kraut-y post-punk sounds with sharp as well as astute social observations.Se So Neon ('A Long Dream', 'The Wave'), a South Korean indie phenomenon peddling quirky pop-rock steeped in blues and jazzPhum Viphurit ('Lover Boy', 'Long Gone'), Bangkok-based singer-songwriter deft with sunny, wistful sounds of lo-fi funk and folk. Malaysia's very own four-piece indie act Midnight Fusic ('Heart of May', 'Lovesick'), fresh off the release of their six-track EP 'When Love Was Around'. Singer-songwriter Bil Musa ('I Would Die', 'No More Excuses') brings her indie pop tunes to the Chin Woo stage.'Young Dumb & Broke' rising star Khalid takes to the KL Live Stage with pure R&B nostalgia and pulsing dance synths ready-made for summer night singalongs.For more details, head over to urbanscapes.com.my 

Official Launch Nokia 6.1 Plus and Nokia 5.1 Plus : www.aforadio.com

Official Launch Nokia 6.1 Plus and Nokia 5.1 Plus Higlight video.Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 26 September 2018 - HMD Global, the home of Nokia phone, today unveiled the much-anticipated Nokia 5.1 Plus in the presence of the Ambassador of Finland to Malaysia, His ExcellencyPetri Puhakka. The Nokia launch was the main event in celebration of all things great about finland through the showcase of some of the country's most iconic brands.The New Nokia 6.1 Plus and Nokia 5.1 Plus are designed with high standards of craftmanship and an improved user experience in mind. The addition of these smartphones in the Malaysian market will place the Nokia brand as a solid contender amongst its competitors. The hallmark of Nokia's quality will continue to be the driving force for HMD Global moving forward.Vijay Thangavelu, Country Manager (Malaysia and Myanmar), HMD Global, said:"Quality design, pure Android and high performance - These are the three key characteristics of the Nokia 6.1 Plus and Nokia 5.1 Plus. We are making a statement of intent in the Malaysian market by committing finesse in our design, build and overall user experience. The latest display innovation is interweaved with our design ethos as we bring about maximum display size without compromising on compactness. The robust Nokia build quality is our utmost priority and it is what the brand prides itself on. Its features such as the all-screen display,upgraded performance and advance AI imaging make these two devices irresistible. We are indeed excited to introduce this new line of smartphones and we are confident that they will be well received in the market."

R U Tough Enough? is Back, But This Time, Searching for Southeast Asia’s Toughest!

 Are Malaysians the toughest in Southeast Asia? Well, that is what Fisherman’s Friend and KIX HD are trying to find out. With the support of Fisherman’s Friend, KIX HD (Astro Ch 729), is bringing back its annual R U Tough Enough? competition on an even bigger scale this year. Finalists from six countries in Southeast Asia - namely Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam - will be competing for the title of “Southeast Asia’s Toughest” and a grand prize of US$15,000 (RM61,900)!Vincent Mallang, R U Tough Enough 2017 Winner Fisherman’s Friend and KIX HD are seeking male and female participants who have the physical strength, the mental endurance, and the emotional resilience to take on contestants from five other countries and prove that he or she is the toughest.  R U Tough Enough? Southeast Asia will be accepting applicants starting September 10 until October 15 via its official website: www.KIX-TV.com/tough. Applicants can also sign up via Tough Trooper activations in their cities.“R U Tough Enough? has grown in scope, size and participation every year, and now we are excited to take this competition to a regional level,” said Betty Tsui, Vice President, Programming of KIX. “We are looking for Southeast Asia’s toughest and we are thrilled to invite everyone with an inspiring tough story to join us! It is not just a battle of the body, but also the mind, and we encourage all tough participants to join and show us what they’ve got!”This year’s R U Tough Enough? Southeast Asia Advocate is none other than dynamic Malaysian fitness instructor Ishaq Vadillo. As a young man trying to support his family through financial difficulties, he was repeatedly told he was too young and wasn’t taken seriously. However, he persisted and took on various jobs before discovering fitness as a passion. To all aspiring R U Tough Enough? participants, he says “Challenge yourself; you never know what you are capable of until you push yourself to achieve something great. It all starts with determination and perseverance.”R U Tough Enough? Southeast Asia is open to all Malaysian residents aged 18 and above. To participate, apply online at www.KIX-TV.com/tough by October 15 or at the Tough Trooper roadshows at Kuala Lumpur, Penang and Johor Bahru. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for closed-door auditions and a total of four finalists will be chosen to represent Malaysia together with the previous winner Vincent Mallang, a fitness trainer from Sarawak. The finalists will then take part in a “Final Showdown” at Sunway Pyramid on December 2.Since its launch in Malaysia in 2014, R U Tough Enough? has expanded to the Philippines, Thailand, and Indonesia. And this year, the competition launched for the first time in Singapore and will be introduced to Vietnam as well. In the course of its run, it has attracted thousands of participants in various countries and crowned many deserving contestants, a testament to how well the competition has been received in Southeast Asia.R U Tough Enough? Southeast Asia is presented by Fisherman’s Friend, the strong adult candy with added benefits, and official fitness partner Celebrity Fitness with the official partner Astro, official venue partner Sunway Pyramid and hotel partner Dorsett Grand Subang.Stay updated on the competition through KIX HD’s social media platforms, including Facebook: facebook.com/KIXAsia, Twitter: @KIXAsia, and Instagram: @KIXAsia.

A New Era of Photography Unleashed

Kuala Lumpur, 19th September 2018- Nikon ushered in a new era as it introduced for the first time in its history books, the revolutionary full-frame Nikon FX-format mirrorless cameras, the Nikon Z7 and Nikon Z6, as well as its impressive NIKKOR Z lenses at an exclusive product showcase for the media today.The new remarkable breakthrough marks the culmination of Nikon's relentless pursuit of turning impossibilities into possible solutions and pushing the boundaries of technology and innovation to suit the demands of the market. Taking centre stage at the showcase was the Nikon Z7. Equipped with the newly designed and innovative Z mount system that offers unrivalled versatility, the Nikon Z7 exploits the unprecedented optical performance offered by the NIKKOR Z lenses, unleashing the ability to create and capture edge-to-edge  detail like never before, while still holding true to Nikon's inherent standards of excellence,  quality and performance."The very essence of Nikon is the pursuit of light, and over the last century, we have continually evolved by challenging norms and seeking to discover new possibilities. Today, we announce the first of many products that embody our vision of changing the future with the power of light". said Mr, Hiroki Yamaoka, General Manager, Imaging Business Division, Image Group Nikon Singapore Pte Ltd.Sad Mr. David Ng, Managing Director of Nikon (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd, "The new Nikon Z series brings to the table a triple threat of unparalleled qualities- a new dimension of optical performance, inherited Nikon quality, and compatibility with future advancements- all of which sum up the value that Nikon brings to the mirrorless market, which cannot be found anywhere else in the market. with this new system, we believe that we can inspire the creativity of the users of these products, as we continue to lead image-making into the future"."These mirrorless cameras will be part of Nikon's business strategy along with D-DSLRs. Both D-SLRs and mirrorless cameras have their own unique characteristics and strengths. It is our belief that these two systems will continue to coexist as both are equally popular among consumers. with both our D-SLR and mirrorless systems, our customers can rest assured that Nikon will continue to develop new technologies that inspire the imaging culture," added David.During the product showcase, internationally renowned photographer and partner of Nikon (Malaysia), Keda Z. shared first-hand account and insight into the workings and qualities of the Nikon Z7. Having garnered over 100 international and local photography awards and accreditations, Keda Z. is no stranger to the photography industry and he brought with him a wealth of industry experience and knowledge.Holding to its belief that evolution goes beyond developing world-leading imaging technologies but also the development of the industry as a whole, Nikon reaffirmed its commitment to promoting photography culture locally as well as supporting Nikon users and photographers by providing ample avenues for growth and discovery via the Nikon Experience Hub (NEH), where photography lovers can meet together, attend workshops test and try new products and receive end-to-end product support from the Nikon team.For more information and about Nikon's latest release and upcoming events visit www.nikon.com.my 

ALIVE! Festival 2018

This year, True Complexion is taking their platform offline for their very first onground festival, ALIVE! This truly unique event will bring together the beautifully diversed community sharing their personal stories of overcoming some of the hardest challenges of life. The Festival will be in 2 parts: Day and Night. The Day event will include a huge range of fun, thought-provoking and engaging activities, including: - Inspirational talks by individuals featured on True Complexion- Educational and creative workshops- Therapeutic music and art activities- Crafts and wellness bazaar- Beginner's sign language class- Tools for managing anxiety- Community yoga- Meditation sessions- Group support for caregivers- Raffles, with a chance to win some amazing prizes- ... and so much more!And when the sun goes down, get ready to dance the night away with range of musical performances by Impatient Sisters, Ryot Jones, Fazz, Bihzhu, Battle Bloom and Gabriel Lynch. TICKETSEarly Bird Full Day Pass (Full access to both Day and Night): RM40Full Day Pass (Full access to both Day and Night): RM50Day Pass: (Access to Day events only): RM30Night Pass (Access to Night events only): RM30All proceeds from the event will be donated to the Rachel Siew Suet Li Trust Fund (RSTF) - a fund created to support one of our True Complexion participants who is living with Morquio syndrome, a rare degenerative genetic condition which requires a yearly medical bill of RM1.6mil. For more information about Rachel's story, please visit http://www.rstf.co/.So go on and check out the ALIVE! Festival on 29 September 2018 at The Bee @ Publika for an unforgettable experience that will change your perceptions of the world we live in. Follow them at @truecomplexion on Instagram and Facebook for more details. 

MALAYSIA AIRPORTS AND DDEC LAUNCH HIMPUN TO CELEBRATE MALAYSIA’S RICH HERITAGE AND CULTURE  

The month-long campaign from 6-30 September will showcase the best of Malaysia fashion, craft, delicacies and beauty products to a global audience. Malaysia Airports and Malaysia Design Development Centre (DDEC) have combined their respective resources to launch HIMPUN, a month-long campaign at KLIA to showcase the best of Malaysian fashion, craft, delicacies and beauty products to a global audience.Officially unveiled by Her Royal Highness Tengku Permaisuri Norashikin, The Tengku Permaisuriof Selangor, the HIMPUN campaign was launched in celebration of the country’s National Day as well as the upcoming Malaysia Day on 16 September. To enhance its symbolic significance in featuring everything that makes up the country’s pride, the theme for HIMPUN was aptly coined “Proudly Made by Malaysians”. According to Malaysia Airports and DDEC, HIMPUN’s objective is to provide local and international travellers at KLIA a cultural perspective of what a beautiful country like Malaysia can offer through the products and activities that are showcased during the campaign.(From left) Senior General Manager MA (Sepang) Sdn Bhd, Mohammad Suhaimi Abdul Mubin; Senior General Manager Commercial Services, Nazli Aziz; general manager commercial business, Hani Ezra Hussin; and DYMM Tengku Permaisuri Selangor Tengku Permaisuri Norashikin visiting the vendors. Malaysia Airports Senior general Manager for Commercial Services, NazliAziz, said: Ourcollaboration with DDEC has indeed grown from strength to strength – starting off with the Ramadhan-Raya campaign in May where we introduced Malaysia’s delicacies to the world through the KuehKitaCampaign. We are obviously very excited to collaborate with DDEC again to introduce yet another innovative campaign which I am confident will add immense value to a customer or travellers’ shopping experience at KLIA.” “Creating a joyful Malaysian experience for travellers is central to what we do at Malaysia Airports. With millions of travellers passing through KLIA each month, campaigns like HIMPUN will enhance the Total Airport Experience and offer a Sense of Place for travellers -- where every interaction for travellers at our airports becomes an experience to savour the richness of Malaysian culture that is both positive and unique,” added Nazli.Encik Abdul Rahman Mohd Saad, CEOofDDEC, said: “HIMPUNwill provide an opportunity for Malaysia Lifestyle SMEs to promote their productsin KLIA, therebyenablingtheir brands to have a wider exposure on both domestic and international levels.” “Additionally, this event will enable Malaysia Airportsand DDEC to jointly assess the commercial viability oftheparticipating brands with a view to potentialfuture retailing activities at KLIA,” addedAbdul Rahman.The HIMPUN campaign will run from 6–30 September 2018 with live cultural performances, fashion talks and product demonstrationsheld on a daily basis. Some of the more popular local brands that will be showcased at HIMPUN include Asian Potions, Eartheir, Frankitas, Fernthenewbatik, and MySmink. Meanwhile, other brands that will be featured at HIMPUN are ANNAY.H, Wan & Mary, Fairuz Ramdan, GaharaGalore, EmmadesignKL, Naturelkiss, A&M Treasure, Binqareem, Neonate Company, Old Malaya Magic Spice, Biotropic, Farah Batik Fashion, and Fugeelah. Indeed, there is no better way to take a piece of Malaysia’s rich cultural heritage home than to buy artisanal products proudly made by Malaysiansat HIMPUN.Vibrant display of handmade bags for sale at HIMPUN

FILM FESTIVAL | JAPANESE FILM FESTIVAL 2018 IN MALAYSIA

This year, the ever-popular Japanese Film Festival (JFF 2018) continues to serve up an exciting cross-section of Japan's diverse movie cultures celebrating its 15th anniversary.Featuring 13 recent films across a variety of genres, including drama, suspense, documentary as well as comedy providing the audience with an exciting opportunity to deepen their familiarity with Japanese culture and society.Residents of Klang Valley will be the first in line to catch the best in Japanese motion pictures on 6th September 2018 at GSC Mid Valley, GSC Nu Sentral, GSC Pavilion KL and GSC 1 Utama then heading to Penang, Kota Kinabalu, and for the first time this year, JFF will be going to Johor Bahru!Also to commemorate the 15th anniversary of JFF, there will be 2 special programs which are Chihayafaru movie marathon (Part 1 - Part 3) and special screenings of film shot in Japan by Malaysian filmmakers.For more info on movie details, screening times as well as updates head to jfkl.org.my or gsc.com.my 

NEW STUFF | FAMOUS BOARDGAME RELEASES "CHEATERS EDITION" IN MALAYSIA

The Monopoly Cheaters Edition has finally landed in Malaysia! There's a twist to this boardgame which allows players to challenge each other and get away with as many cheats as possible.Unlike the usual Monopoly game, Cheaters Edition rewards players who managed to get away without being caught. The goal of the game still remains that the player with the most money at the end of the game wins, however it may be tougher and more challenging to achieve since cheating is now incorporated in the game. This means that players can skip spaces, collect extra Monopoly money when passing GO, and even skip out on rent when the tenant is unaware."It has always been our mission to create a game that's 'fun to play, fun to watch and fun to share' for everyone. I'm thrilled to introduce the Monopoly Cheater's Edition to all of you. This is definitely a game changer in the Monopoly space, and the key thing here is what you can get away with." - Wu Hsiao Mae, Brand Manager of Hasbro Toy (Malaysia)The Monopoly Cheater's Edition comes with plastic handcuffs to punish those who gets caught cheating. In addition to the Community Chest and Chance Cards, the Cheater's Edition also comes with a stack of 15 cheat cards which shows the player when and how to cheat.The Monopoly Cheater's Edition is now available in all major retail stores for RM103.70.For more info and updates, visit www.hasbro.com/en-my 

NEWS | GRAND LAUNCH OF THE NEXT 2018

InNet.Asia - the main organizer, in collaboration with AAOI (Asia Association of Influencers) and Blossomly Global, launched the first ever Influencer Contest in Malaysia!The contest is aimed to develop professional influencers such as YouTubers, bloggers and other social media platforms' influencers, "The Next 2018" is a multi-discipline influencer cultivation initiative that's open to members of the public that aspire to become the next big influencer.The Grand Launch held in Zouk KL, saw the attendance of several prominent influencers like May Ho, Jestina Kuan, Elizabeth Wa, Bernard Kwo, Qui Wen, Yifeis, Qi En, Qi Hui and more with performances by FXN, LegoS as well as SkyDance."The Next 2018" registration is open until 26th August 2018, for Malaysians, regardless of gender between the ages of 18-35 years who wants to be an influencer. Only 100 participants will be shortlisted, and will be required to go through an audition on the 1st September 2018, where a panel of judges will shortlist 25 of the best candidates to join The Next 2018 campaign.During these campaigns, finalists will each run their own individual campaigns for 40 days in their journey to stardom. There will be workshops where finalists will learn the basic how-tos of being an influencer, and learn exclusive trade secrets in self-grooming, photography, social profile management, video production as well as content creation.Each activities will award points by the panel of judges to the participants according to their performance quality. Winner will be the finalist with the highest scores.For more info, visit thenext2018.com 

We are officially in the Malaysia Book Of Records !

"We are the longest non-stop outdoor online radio broadcast holder."In conjunction with the launch of our  2ndstudio strategically located along KL City Walk, AFO Radio attempted a challenge that has never been done before by an online radio station in the country. The attempt, which was to broadcast outdoors LIVE for 72 hours non-stop by an online radio station, seemed almost too simple for the team who arranged a host of celebrity guests to be apart of their attempt from sun rise to sun down all for the sake of getting into the Malaysian Book of Records!  From left : Ms. Gillian Ooi - Business Development from the Malaysian Book of Records, Datuk Judy Ng - Managing Director of Desa Sejati Sdn Bhd (Holding company for Citywalk Enterprises) and William Lim - CEO of AFO Radio.The Director of Business Development from the Malaysian Book of Records, Gillian Ooi presented the acknowledgment certificate to the CEO of AFO Radio, William Lim and said that she was impressed by the hard work and determination put in by the team and that she was proud of the station for holding on for 72 hours together! Also present to witness the award presentation was Datuk Judy Ng, the Managing Director of Desa Sejati Sdn Bhd(Holding company for Citywalk Enterprises). To mark the achievement and reward its listeners for their undying support, the station threw a finale party at their studio in KL City Walk on Saturday morning with a special appearance by Lawalah Familia!Thanks to generous sponsors, prizes worth RM100,000 were given away to guests and listeners who were present to support the station at the finale. Gan Mun Wai, a listener from Ipoh and Tan Yee Yee walked away with Bomberg Watches worth close to RM9000. Khairunnisa and Wong Kok Onn were happy owners of the latest Nokia 8 smart phones, and Ooi Kok Tong won himself an Auto Plate Division (APD) Car Wrap worth RM4888! From Left : Brian Tham – Managing Director of Watatime, Gan Mun Wai listener from Ipoh and William Lim CEO of AFO Radio.From Left : Brian Tham – Managing Director of Watatime , Tan Yee Yee and  William Lim- CEO of AFO Radio. From Left : Mr .Ooi Kok Tong ,  Mr. Wallace – Founder of Auto Plate Division and Mr.William Lim - CEO of AFO Radio. From Left : Ms. Khairunnisa and William Lim - CEO of AFO Radio From Left : Mr. Wong Kok Onn and Mr.William Lim - CEO of AFO Radio From Left : Ms. Ho Shin Wen and Mr.William Lim - CEO of AFO Radio At the end of the afternoon, everyone present left happily with goodie bags and prizes from Air Asia, Travel 360.com, Bio Essences, redONE , The Federal Hotel, Pantai Hospital Cheras, Anmyna Beauty Products , Cozena Beauty Products , ePure Skin Care , Room808 , Merly Beauty , Cincin Restaurant Wine , TGV Cinemas , TGV Pictures , Pringles , Cowa , Rasaku, Shawn Cutler , Loreal , Starbucks , Kelloggs , Traqkid, Blossomly Global , TJMProducts , Pop Sockets, Soul Products , Bacchus. AFO Radio continues to reward its listeners through contests and events, and all you need to do to get in the buzz is to download their app from your app store and listen in to aforadio.com!  The AFO Radio & AFO Dian Tai Families. Lastly , we would like to say Thank You to all of our sponsors for their support towards #afo72 events. :)

THE MOSCOW CIRCUS IS IN TOWN!

PETALING JAYA, 11 AUGUST 2018 – The time has finally come! The Moscow Circus Tour of Malaysia 2018/19 officially kicked off yesterday at Padang Timur, Petaling Jaya, with this first stop lasting from 10 August 2018 until 2 September 2018 before the circus travels up north to Penang in mid-September.A special edition tour presented by Executive Producers Dato’ Sri G Radakrishnan and Yahna SG, together with Producers Kenneth Lee and Victor Pilipovich, The Moscow Circus is an action-packed, 8-month 10-city Malaysian tour which guarantees audiences an unforgettable time while witnessing a variety of dazzling and jaw dropping circus acts, specially flown in all the way from Russia. Proudly animal-free, each performance will take place under a 2,700-seater fully air-conditioned circus Big Top, the largest circus tent in Malaysia!For over 100 years, Russian circus acts have been universally acknowledged to be the world’s pinnacle of circus arts, thrilling audiences around the world with dazzling performances that amaze, amuse and inspire. And now, for the first time in Malaysia, performers carefully handpicked from two of the best and most well-known Russian circus companies – the Bolshoi Circus (aka The Moscow State Circus at Vernadsky Prospekt) and the Nikulin Moscow Circus - will come together for a circus extravaganza on a scale never-before-seen in this country.“We are truly excited to bring the spectacle of Russian circus to Malaysia”, says Kenneth Lee, Producer of The Moscow Circus Tour of Malaysia. “The group has prepared themselves mentally and physically to ensure they give a performance worthy of their country’s great name and we can’t wait to see more smiles and happy faces from the crowd in our upcoming shows that will happen here in Petaling Jaya and at Queensbay Mall (Carpark) in Penang.”Those who attend can look forward to staggering, death-defying feats by aerialists, trapeze artists and Russian Swing acrobats, along with specially featured highlights such as a mesmerizing juggling performance by famous juggler Semion Krachinov, high octane roller skating from The Romanov Duo, mind-boggling illusionist acts by The Moskalov Duo, as well as nail-biting high wire walking by The Svezhov Duo, all held together by one of Russia’s most well-known clowns, Armen Asiryants, and the beautiful Ringmistress, Karina Peace.Tickets to the show can be purchased at an affordable price from as low as RM50 and up to RM280 for top tier tickets from www.ticketpro.com.my. Part of the proceeds from the ticket sales will be donated to Tabung Harapan Malaysia, for the benefit of the nation’s growth and development.Another noble cause by The Moscow Circus is bringing smiles to underprivileged children by giving them the opportunity to witness the show. By collaborating with the Budimas Charitable Foundation, the organisers welcomed over 260 children to the show on the 11th of August, treating them to a display of world-class circus arts that will sure live long in the memory.Official Banking Partner, Maybank are offering card members up to 15% off Family Package tickets for the Petaling Jaya leg (valid until 2 September), while Maybank card members will also get to enjoy other benefits including TreatsPoints/Membership Rewards redemption, as well as a chance to win two (2) Premium B tickets with a minimum spend of RM1500.For more information about The Moscow Circus, visit www.themoscowcircus.com.my.The Moscow Circus Tour of Malaysia 2018/9 Tour InformationShowtimes:Monday                                         :                 closedTuesday – Thursday                     :                 8.30 PMFriday                                            :                 5.30 PM & 8.30 PMSaturday and Sunday :                 11.30 AM, 3.00 PM & 7.30 PMTICKET PRICESCLASSPRICE (MYR)Ringside280Premium A220Premium B150CLASSPRICE (MYR)Front Bench80Rear Bench50--About The Moscow Circus Tour of Malaysia 2018/19Executive Producers Dato’ Sri G Radakrishnan and Yahna SG, together with Producers Kenneth Lee and Victor Pilipovich are proud to present, for the first time ever in Malaysia, The Moscow Circus Tour of Malaysia 2018/19!The Moscow Circus Tour of Malaysia 2018/19 is a special edition production featuring artists carefully selected and engaged from two of the biggest and most recognized state circus companies of Russia, the Bolshoi Circus (aka The Moscow State Circus at Vernadsky Prospekt) and the Nikulin Moscow Circus.Universally acknowledged to be at the pinnacle of circus arts in the world, Russian circus artists have long been thrilling audiences across the globe with performances full of power, artistry and world-class athletic skills.The Moscow Circus will be embarking on a mammoth and unprecedented 10-city tour along the length and breadth of the country covering Petaling Jaya, Penang, Prai, Melaka, Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru, Batu Pahat, Ipoh, Kuantan and Klang. There are also plans afoot to bring the show to Sabah and Sarawak after the tour of West Malaysia. The West Malaysian tour will kick off on 10th August 2018 and will take over eight months to complete.The show is a two-hour long world-class program featuring nearly 40 performers who will start the program with a visually stunning cavalcade of the entire cast, followed by presentations of dangerous and thrilling acts by aerialists, high wire walkers, trapeze artists, acrobats, a juggler, roller-skaters, diabolo spinners and illusionists, all held together by one of Russia’s most well-known clowns, Armen Asiryants.To make the circus experience complete, the entire performance takes place under a 2700-seater fully air-conditioned circus Big Top. The Moscow Circus tent will be the largest circus tent in Malaysia.

Let's DO It - AFO 72 hours Malaysia Book Of Records

In Conjunction of the opening of KL Citywalk and AFO Radio Second studio at KL Citywalk. AFORADIO.COM attempts to set the Malaysia Book of Records by having the longest non- stop outdoor online radio Broadcast for the next 72 hours. Come witness these exciting moments with us on the 11th August 2018 ( 10am -11am) as we have lots of goodies to give away such as 500,000 Air Asia BIG Points , BOMBERG watches and also Nokia 8 Smartphone and more other goodies await. Don't forget to Hashtag us #afo72  :)  See you Guys there ! 

A JOURNEY TO VIETNAM THROUGH FILM

Golden Screen Cinemas to host inaugural Vietnamese Film Festival from 23-29 August 2018Kick back, relax, and join Golden Screen Cinemas on a trip this August to discover Vietnam like you've never seen it before, as the leading cinema exhibitor in Malaysia brings to audiences – for the first time ever – the Vietnamese Film Festival. Launching on 14 August 2018 at GSC Pavilion KL and taking place over a week from 23 to 29 August 2018, in conjunction with the upcoming Vietnamese Independence Day on 2 September, the Vietnamese Film Festival is a cinematic event wholly-organized by the GSC Group of Companies, in partnership with Galaxy Studio in Vietnam. Five Vietnamese films will be shown exclusively in five selected GSC cineplexes throughout Peninsular Malaysia including GSC Pavilion KL; GSC Mid Valley Megamall, GSC 1 Utama; GSC Paradigm JB and GSC Gurney Plaza Penang. The films comprising drama, romance, comedy, and more include:Yellow Flowers on the Green Grass (Tôi Thấy Hoa Vàng Trên Cỏ Xanh)Hello Vietnam! (Dạ Cổ Hoài Lang)My Girlfriend is the Boss (Bạn Gái Tôi Là Sếp)100 Days of Sunshine (100 Ngày Bên Em)798TEN(798mười)Five films, five perspectives of VietnamThe headlining film, “Tôi Thấy Hoa Vàng Trên Cỏ Xanh”(Yellow Flowers on the Green Grass) is a critically-acclaimed movie and the #1 Vietnamese art film, having been showcased in film festivals around the world including at Cannes in 2015.It has won several awards including the Best Feature Film for the Young People's Jury Award at the TIFF Kids Film Festival in Toronto, as well as the Feature Film of 2015 at the Silk Road International Film Festival.Set in New York, “Dạ Cổ Hoài Lang” (Hello Vietnam!)tells the story of Ong Tu, who escapes his nursing home to celebrate his wife’s death anniversary. Together with his friend, Ong Nam, they reminisce about the “good old days” back in Vietnam, but generational and cultural gaps threaten to tear Ong Tu and his estranged granddaughter apart.In “Bạn Gái Tôi Là Sếp” (My Girlfriend is the Boss),Cuong and Oanh have been keeping their relationship a secret, as the bank they work for has a strict “No Fraternisation” policy. They soon arrive at a realisation that for them to marry, one of them has to resign. When an ATM glitch in Ho Chi Minh city cashes out extra money, these two Type-A overachievers race each other to see who is able to recover the money first, becoming the one to keep their job.“100 Ngày Bên Em” (100 Days of Sunshine)is a Vietnamese remake of a 2012 South Korean movie, Never Ending Story. The film follows Anh Duong, a famous beauty blogger and Nhat Minh, a care-free gamer who are both diagnosed with cancer with limited time left to spare. Together, they plan a fake wedding to fulfil their final wishes."798mười" (798TEN) is an action-comedy featuring a duo, Tám (8) and Bích, who grew up in poverty. In love, they plan to build their lives together, but their dream is cut short when Bích’s dad, gambler Chín (9) becomes indebted to Trùm Rô, a local mobster, and is forced to marry Bích off to him to pay the debt. To save the woman he loves, Tám recruits Bảy (7), a cab driver, and with Chín, schemes to trick money from Tám’s martial arts-practising blind cousin Mười (10). Together, the four find themselves on a rescue adventure full of laughter and deception.Catch a movie and stand a chance to fly to Vietnam Tickets are priced at only RM10 each and will go on sale from 21 August 2018, two days before the start of the Vietnamese Film Festival. Movie-goers can purchase the tickets online via the GSC Website , Mobile App or via the Box Office counter and ticketing kiosk . The inaugural Vietnamese Film Festival is sponsored by AirAsia, Posh Nail Spa, and Super Saigon, while Cinema Online is the official media partner. These sponsorships enable customers who buy two tickets over the Box Office counters at participating GSC cinemas in the Klang Valley to redeem a 20% discount voucher to Posh Nail Spa, as well as RM10 vouchers for food & beverage at Super Saigon. Vouchers are limited and are only available while stocks last. Additionally, customers who watch the films in any of the five locations may also join a contest called “Fly Me to Vietnam” when they purchase two movie tickets to the Vietnamese Film Festival. Simply by answering two questions and completing a slogan in the most creative way, movie-goers can win a pair of AirAsia flight tickets to Nha Trang, Hanoi, and Saigon. Additionally, there are also many other awesome prizes to be won including movie tickets to Gold and Premiere Class!For more movie info : https://www.aforadio.com/movies/vietnamese-film-festival-in-malaysia-2018 For more information on the films playing at Vietnamese Film Festival, please visit http://bit.ly/2018VFF.Stay tuned to GSC’s website www.gsc.com.my or GSC’s Facebook page www.facebook.com/GSCinemasfor updates!