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It’s “Monkey business” – Year of the Monkey red packets in 2016
Mar01

It’s “Monkey business” – Year of the Monkey red packets in 2016

2016 is the Year of the Monkey; Fire Monkey to be precise. Before the Spring Festival ended, I got into the mood hunting for red packets with The Wifey who is an Ang Pow collector. Initially we only got only a handful but later on, we received a lot more red packets. Hence, I decided to write a post on ang pow packets from shopping malls and supermarkets. You can read the feature post here : “2016 Year of Monkey Ang Pow Packets...

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PETRONAS CNY Coffee Break – Getting home safe puts a smile on everyone’s face
Feb25

PETRONAS CNY Coffee Break – Getting home safe puts a smile on everyone’s face

In conjunction with the Chinese New Year celebration, Petronas’ popular #PETRONASCoffeeBreak is back for the 17th consecutive year. Thanks to @PETRONASBrands and @nuffnangmy, I was recently invited to the launch of PETRONAS Coffee Break campaign at Ciao Ristorante. The PETRONAS Coffee Break is a very meaningful campaign held twice yearly during Chinese New Year and Hari Raya Aidilfitri to promote road safety and educate road...

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My Chinese New Year 2016
Feb23

My Chinese New Year 2016

The Lunar New Year or Spring Festival has just ended and it’s time to lose some weight! My Chinese New Year this year was pretty much the same; feasting, giving out ang pow packets, visiting relatives and have friends over. Here’s a recap of my Chinese New Year in 2016:- New year new clothes. Aiden’s wearing a traditional wear my MIL got him. Apparently it’s the smallest size but it’s tad loose in him so...

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2016 Best Ang Pow Packets from Banks
Feb07

2016 Best Ang Pow Packets from Banks

With Chinese New Year around the corner, it’s time of the year again to gather with family & friends and eating non stop. For kids, it’s their happiest time of the year cox they get to eat, play and receive Ang Pow (Hong Bao 紅包) from the elders. For married adults (like me), it’s time of the year to allocate a portion of money to be given out as Ang Pow! Usually before Chinese New Year approaches, banks will...

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Celebrating Monkey Year @ Hui Lau Shan 許留山 with Juztin Lan 刘界辉
Jan24

Celebrating Monkey Year @ Hui Lau Shan 許留山 with Juztin Lan 刘界辉

I was recently invited by Hui Lau Shan (許留山) to their new menu launch and also to join them for an early Chinese New Year celebration at their latest outlet in Setapak Central. Upholding the principles of healthy, freshness, uniqueness and creativity, Hui Lau Shan (許留山) introduces their two new Lou Sang dishes “Prosperity Lou Sang” and “Cheerful Lou Sang”. Also present at the media launch was Juztin Lan 刘界辉, Mr...

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Astro Chinese New Year #HoYeah2016 Campaign
Jan22

Astro Chinese New Year #HoYeah2016 Campaign <<猴爷大盛年>>

Ushering in the Year of Monkey, Astro launched an exciting Chinese New Year (CNY) campaign, #HoYeah2016 . I was recently invited by Astro to attend the preview of an exciting festive line-up which will be available to all Astro customers from 7th February until 22nd February 2016. There are plenty of entertainment lined up this festive season, which includes blockbuster movies, concerts, LIVE events, local shows and CNY specials. Have...

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Chinese New Year Cookies from Yong Sheng (荣成礼坊)
Jan19

Chinese New Year Cookies from Yong Sheng (荣成礼坊)

The Year of the Monkey 猴年 is coming soon, on 8th February 2016. With the Chinese New Year just around the corner, it’s time to go for shopping. There are lots to shop for; new clothes, new shoes, new accessories – everything also new & must be in red (auspicious color) and cox it’s the ‘Ong’ color. Haha One of the must-haves on the table during CNY is definitely a variety of cookies and snacks 😀 I...

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Chinese New Year 2015 Nin Chor Yee Dinner @ Restaurant Oversea (海外天大飯店), PJ Armada
Mar02

Chinese New Year 2015 Nin Chor Yee Dinner @ Restaurant Oversea (海外天大飯店), PJ Armada

When I was a kid, I used to look forward to Chinese New Year coz it meant school holidays and I could stay up late 🙂 Besides that, I also look forward to receiving red packets from my parents and relatives, watching lion dance show, playing firecrackers and eating tidbits. Now that I’m older, Chinese New Year for me is the time to get together with friends and visiting relatives to catch up 😉 For every year on the second day of...

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