Events

A magnet for houseowners
About 130,000 people visited the Perfect Livin '14  exhibition in PWTC this year.  

Four-day lifestyle exhibition draws 130,000 visitors to Putra World Trade Centre BY JAROD LIM jarodlim@thestar.com.my SEVEN years since its inaugural exhibition in the Klang Valley, Perfect Livin has established a name as the signature home and lifestyle exhibition. Exhibition founder and i.Star Ideas Factory Sdn Bhd managing director Datuk Adriana Law said most visitors regarded…

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Sports arena in a mall
The third floor of Lot 10 shopping centre now has a futsal court, a basketball court, a running track and a host of world leading brands.  

Shopping centre promotes healthy lifestyle with a whole floor catering to fitness enthusiasts BY KATHLEEN MICHAEL kathleen@thestar.com.my Many Malaysians have turned over a new leaf and adopted a healthier lifestyle by taking part in fitness activities while others have made gyms their second home. To cater to the current lifestyle of its consumers, Lot 10…

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Eco World launches charity arm
Picture time: Chang (third from left in white), Lee (fifth from left) and other Eco World leaders posing for a group picture with the students after the launch of Eco World Foundation.  

Foundation to help the underprivileged KUALA LUMPUR: Eco World Development Group Bhd (Eco World) has launched the Eco World Foundation, marking the start of its student aid programme (SAP). The foundation was set up to serve as the group’s charity arm in providing assistance to Malaysians who are underprivileged. “To say that setting up Eco…

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Building a better future
Violinist Lau performing while artist Haze Long demonstrates speed painting. - Photo by AZLINA ABDULLAH  

Developer’s charity foundation raises RM3.4mil for 22 charities BY CHOONG MEK ZHIN mekzhin@thestar.com.my THE Mah Sing Foundation (MSF) has raised a record RM3.4mil for 22 charities this year. “We feel very encouraged that the amount has been increasing year by year. “These funds will go to medical and educational causes and organisations – our chosen…

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Inspiring a green lifestyle
(From right) Asmawi, Loh, Teh, Azlina and Mohd Zapi observing the development progress of Tropicana Metropark from the modular viewing deck.  

Developer launches inaugural carnival BY KELLY TEY kellytey@thestar.com.my IT was double joy for Tropicana Corporation Berhad as the group celebrated the launch of its inaugural green campaign and its first modular viewing deck. The “Tropicana Green Carnival” campaign is currently on at Tropicana Metropark, Subang Jaya, over four Saturdays ending on Oct 18. It aims…

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Ideal way to show support
Act of goodwill: (From right) Khoo and Ng presenting the mock cheque to Siew and Chin at Ideal Property Group sales gallery in Jalan Mahsuri, Bayan Baru, Penang.  

Developer gives welfare centre RM10,000 raised during Starwalk THANKS to Ideal Property Group, the Women’s Centre for Change (WCC) can look forward to extending its free and confidential counselling for women and children in crisis as well as organising more public awareness campaigns. The property developer has contributed RM10,000 to the non-profit organisation as part…

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Inspiring a green lifestyle
(From left) Tropicana Corporation senior general manager Mohd Zapi Abdullah Subang Jaya Municipal Council (MPSJ) landscape architect Azlina Mat Salim MPSJ president Datuk Asmawi Kasbi, Loh and Tropicana Corporation project executive director Daniel Teh planting the first tree for the Central Park to mark the campaign launch.  

BY KELLY TEY IT was double joy for Tropicana Corporation Berhad as the group celebrated the launch of its inaugural green campaign and its first modular viewing deck. The “Tropicana Green Carnival” campaign is currently on at Tropicana Metropark, Subang Jaya, over four Saturdays ending on Oct 18. It aims to attract visitors with programmes for…

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Fair draws in the crowd
The Suria FM booth with its fun games and activities attracted plenty of visitors.  

The recently concluded first-of-its-kind StarProperty.my Fair 2014 i-City Edition saw visitors and prospective buyers seeking the best property deals. BY MELVIN CHOW feedback@starproperty.my THE StarProperty.my Fair 2014 i-City Edition attracted a crowd of potential house hunters and property investors during its four-day event that took place from Sept 13-16. The fair also marked the first…

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UEM Sunrise: Selangor’s curb on foreign property purchases creates uncertainty (Update)
 

BY B.K. SIDHU KUALA LUMPUR: UEM Sunrise Bhd says the Selangor Government’s move to impose a hike in minimum prices for foreign purchases in the state does create uncertainty in the market. However, its newly appointed managing director and chief executive officer Anwar Syahrin Abdul Ajib said on Wednesday the company would continue with new launches…

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Land & General Q1 earnings jump to RM29m
L&G Bhd chief financial officer Ng Kee Chye is optimistic about the group's future plans.  

KUALA LUMPUR: Land & General Bhd’s earnings rose 178% to RM29.01mil in the first quarter ended June 30, 2014 from RM10.43mil a year ago, boosted by the strong performance of its property division. It said on Tuesday its revenue increased by 70.3% to RM153.18mil from RM89.91mil while earnings per share were 4.48 sen, an improvement…

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