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Whewww…what a month it has been, with concerts, concerts and more concerts. Jessie J, Future Music Festival 2012 (Flo Rider, Chemical Brothers, Cosmic Gates, Tinie Tempah to name a few), Joe Brooks and Twin Tower @ KL Live 2012 ( where we saw the the sensational Girls’ Generation and you can get loads of pictures and videos at our facebook page @ fb.com/campusplus ). It’s great to work at CampusPlus ;-) This month we’ll be covering Earth Day. We always forget about mother earth and there are a few simple little things we can do to help her save us. Fashion trends for the month is on trendy spring looks, for you to spice up your wardrobe and some chic looks for you to choose from. More prizes awaits you my dear readers, with Norton Internet Security 2012, iPANEMA sandals, EPL Masters match tickets and movie goodies, all in this month’s issue. With this I wish you adieu till the next month’s issue and please don’t forget to do something, no matter how small, to help mother earth. Cheers.

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SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC UNIVERSITY CHALLENGE

HELP Expands Edutainment

At an event officiated by the Minister of Energy, Green Technology and Water, Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management, announced the winners of its third annual University Challenge themed “Go Green in Malaysia”.University Tunku Abdul Rahman was honoured with the grand prize, UCSI University clinched the second runner up and third place was University Kebangsaan Malaysia.   “The future aim of our country depends on the younger generation and educating them on the importance of energy efficiency is to help steer Malaysia into becoming a greener economy,” said Energy, Green Technology and Water Minister Dato’ Sri Peter Chin. “ The poll that was carried out in 16 colleges and universities around the country provided interesting results. The teams were meticulously selected from an impressive field of 42 teams across 16 local universities that were registered for the challenge.

Earth Day

Fashion Trend of the Month

Yes introduces all-new Unlimited Postpaid plans

The five finalist team prototypes focused on practical energy efficient solutions for building facilities and environment, ranging from air-conditioning systems (HVAC), cooling systems, adaptable comfortable temperature and light intensity for a green office building, intelligent lighting and temperature control systems. The finalists included students from Multimedia University, UCSI University, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Universiti Putra Malaysia and Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman.

PREPARING GRADUATES TO FACE CYBER THREATS HTC One Series

Movies and Music reviews

News and Music reviews

The EPL Masters Football is back!

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Taylor’s University School of Computing and IT (SOCIT) is now offering two new degrees.  The Bachelor of Computer Science (Computer Security and Forensics) and Bachelor of Software Engineering are dual-award degrees, meaning graduates will receive two separate degrees upon completion. According to the CEO of MDeC, Datuk Badlisham Ghazali , “ICT is one of the fastest growing industries in our economy, and is expected to produce about 85,000 jobs by the year 2015. Of these jobs, those requiring technical expertise in areas such as security, forensics and software engineering are growing rapidly.”  “There is a high demand for security and also cyber forensic jobs in the current workplace. With a computer forensics degree, graduates will be able to play a significant role in fighting computer crime in all its forms, and also position themselves strategically in an industry that is rapidly expanding and diversifying,” said, SOCIT Dean Banumathy Devi.  Apart from a Macintosh laboratory and computer laboratories equipped with the latest software, students will also enjoy a holistic learning experience at Taylor’s. Electives such as Technopreneurship ensure that students will graduate with some knowledge in business, and will be able to assimilate seamlessly into the working world.


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To celebrate RMK’s 15th anniversary and its dedication to the beauty industry, RMK is launching a series of limited edition anniversary collection this year. From its humble beginnings RMK has grown in Malaysia with three outlets available at Isetan KLCC, Isetan Mid Valley and Parkson Pavillion.

RMK products focus on natural skin expressions that cherish the splendour of life and nature above all else. Rather than blanketing the skin, RMK base make-up draws out your skin’s innate vitality, enveloping it in such a delicate veil of natural colour that you’ll soon forget you’re even wearing it. You’ll have smooth and translucent skin without professional help.

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LIVE WIRE LAWRENCE WONG “TAKING FLIGHT” ALLOWS KDU STUDENTS TO SHINE KDU University College’s department of Communication & Media Studies collaborated with Lawrence Wong, Malaysian actor, singer and model in his book production “Taking flight”. Lawrence worked closely with the creative team from the university college which comprised of lecturers Richard Chua, Pauline Koh and Valen Foong and two photography students Desmond Teoh and Ian Cheong. Lawrence Wong’s book “Taking Flight” is a journey of him in the entertainment scene through visual and text where Desmond and Ian were given the opportunity to shine in their photography talent. KDU University College Deputy Vice Chancellor Dr Tan Hui Leng said, “I congratulate Lawrence on his book and I am also very proud of the people behind the scene who has done a good job especially Desmond and Ian on their hard work as credit should also go to these young talented boys.” Ian said, “It was a great exposure and a learning process for me, getting an opportunity to do a photoshoot on a celebrity like Lawrence. After this project, my passion for photography has grown stronger and I am much more confident in it.” Desmond said, “I would like to thank our lecturers from the creative team for this opportunity. It was an honour to be involved in such a big achievement and hopefully there would be another chance for me to work with Lawrence again in the future.”

HELP EXPANDS EDUTAINMENT To venture into creative education the HELP Education Group partnered with Silver Ant, the leading animation company in Malaysia. HELP College Of Arts and Technology signed a memorandum of agreement to seal the collaboration between the companies. The ceremony was graced by HELP Group President and Co-Founder Datuk Dr.Paul Chan Tuck Hoong and Silver Ant Founder Mr Goh Aun Hoe. Silver Ant’s latest production “See Food” is a must see animated feature supported by the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) and Multimedia Development Corporation (MDec). “See Food” represents the first initiative of a strategic partnership between the HELP Group and SilverAnt to bring creative development and Production of digital content into classroom. HELP will work closely with Silver Ant to transform real world production materials into training and educational curriculum for students to provide them with global opportunities and internship.

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LIVE WIRE UPM EXPERTS EXAMINE THE PUTRAJAYA ENVIRONMENTAL LANDSCAPE

University Putra Malaysia (UPM) Faculty of Design and Architecture (FRSB) established a smart partnership expertise in landscape and environmental research recently in the field based on sustainable development and green technology. Deputy Vice-Chancellor Prof. Datuk Ir.Dr. Mohd Saleh Jaafar said, “UPM’s commitment with Perbadanan Putrajaya (PPj) helps to share resources and training to students needs.” He added, “UPM will also generate knowledge through publishing, teaching, industry and community networks.” Meanwhile, PPj President Tan Sri Samsudin Osman said, “UPM can help in the management and urban planning, architecture and landscape through a futuristic design to give students a chance.” He also said that both parties are able to optimize use of resources through the sharing of knowledge, technology and infrastructure in the field of green technology in line with the implementation of Blue Ocean Strategy, which was introduced by the government under the Government Tr a n s f o r m a t i o n Programme.

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A grant of SGD 5,000 and scholarship equivalent to 80 per cent of his tuition fees was awarded by the Singapore Government as acknowledgement of INTI College Sarawak alumnus Kaung Htet Win’s outstanding abilities. Currently in the third year of medical studies at the National University of Singapore, Kaung, who completed his Cambridge A-Level, studies at INTI College Sarawak. He was a recipient of the INTI Merit Scholarship and in recognition of his outstanding academic performance and was awarded the Certificate of Excellence.  “As a member of the INTI Students’ Toastmasters and Debate Clubs, Kaung organised and participated in numerous public speaking and debating events. During the 3rd INTI Inter-Campus Debate Championship in 2007, he was the first runner-up and Overall Best Speaker. He was also excellent as a member of INTI’s Debat Team which he participated in the Yayasan Sarawak World Style English Debate Challenge 2007.”, said Clement Chang, Head of INTI College Sarawak’s Centre of Excellence for Pre-University Studies. On completion of his studies, he will join the Singapore Government’s Ministry of Health as a medical practitioner and utilise his knowledge and skills for the betterment of mankind. Whether in Kuching or Singapore, Kaung has proven to be an excellent role model for his peers to emulate.

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LIVE WIRE THE ONE ACADEMY’S CREATIVE STUDENTS VISUALIZES SUCCESS A motivational talk entitled ‘How to Create the Results You Want’ was conducted by The One Academy advertising & graphic design Faculty where students learned to harness their mind-power to self-programme their future achievements with Ruth Ooi. Just like creativity, success can be visualized and can be made real so that one may reach a certain goal or objective in life or career. The One Academy advertising & graphic design students were greeted by their vibrant speaker, Ruth who shared her success The students underwent a practical session where Ruth conducted an exercise to demonstrate her explanations. The session was called the Busy Body session, a self-acceptance exercise.   Other topics also include an explanation on how the mind works and the balance between the left and right brain. Ruth also introduced a topic called the Alpha Brain Waves. The session was an interesting one as Ruth was determined to help The One Academy students just like she has helped many young cancer patients at the University Hospital and counselling drug addicts which involves the youth at Home Schooling Alpha Omega Programme. With such exemplifying example, The One Academy students are eager not just to learn more about Ruth’s mastery of self-methods, but to apply them to transform into an influential creative master who stands at the forefront of the booming creative industry.

MORE THAN JUST CLASSROOM LEARNING Sunway University’s Diploma in Graphic and Multimedia Design and Interior Design students are thrilled to excel creativity beyond their classroom in a Visual Research Trip to Kuala Terengganu.

Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka Exhibition and Product Investigation Competition 2012(UTeMEX) by Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTeM) was held recently at their main campus Durian Tunggal. UTeMEX 2012 has successfully put forward a variety of innovative products.

The trip organised by Sunway University’s Department of Art and Design (DAD) required students to design a ‘new’ resort while integrating different expertise for interior design and incorporating a corporate identity design for the new resort.

UTeM Vice Chancellor, Prof. Datuk Dr. Yusoff Ahmad Hassan said, “There were around 220 innovation products that competed in four categories which are the Green Technology, HumanTechnology Interaction, Emerging Technology and System Engineering.”

Syaza Abdur Rahman expressed how fortunate it was for her and her peers to be given a chance to learn outside the classroom and stay in a 5-star resort in Terengganu. She said, “I felt great to be able to work with my peers as I felt we’ve obtained a taste of what is to come when we enter the working environment. There were many inspiring things in Terengganu, especially the local handicrafts there. The unique wood carvings, the songket and batik were absolutely beautiful to look at.”

Deputy Minister for Science, Technology and Innovation Datuk Hj. Fadillah Yusof graced UTeMEX 2012 and praised the sincerity of the University for cultivating a culture of innovation among its citizens.

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In addition to innovative products exhibition, the visitor who came were presented with various activity to try the product and watch the demonstrations created by participants. Prizes in form of medals and certificates were presented by UteM Vice Chancellor Prof Datuk Dr. Yusoff Ahmad Hassan to the winners. A total of 30 product innovation was awarded a gold medal and an opportunity to represent the university for competitions at the national and international level.


MSU, PTPL STUDENTS GET GEMS EXCELLENCE AWARDS The MSU/PTPL GEmS Excellence Awards 2011 was organised by MSU’s and PTPL’s student recently. GEmS stands for Graduate Employability Skills where it is compulsory for students to take as co-curricular activities  A total of 56 students were selected for these awards in 20 categories. The awards were for the Most Active Club/Association, Most Active Academic Club, Most Promising Leader, Best Programme Director, Best Club President, Most Participation in GEmS, Most Active Student,  Best Community Service Project, Best Entrepreneurship Programme,  Most Happening Programme, Most Newsworthy Programme, Best Industrial Linkages Programme, The Best Team Work, Most Creative Event, The Best Publicised Event, Highest Achievement in Competition, Highest Achievement in Sports, Malaysia Book of Records Programme, Best International Exposure Programme and the President’s Appreciation Award.  A carnival for clubs and associations was also held inconjuntion with this event, involving more than 30 organisations in MSU and PTPL colleges, to attract new members and public activities.   The carnival also had the aim of planting the spirit of volunteerism and encouraging students to become well-rounded individuals.  MSU and PTPL Group of Colleges President, Professor Datuk Wira Dr Mohd Shukri Ab  Yajid and MSU CEO/Vice Chancellor, Professor Datuk Dr Junainah Abdul Hamid were present at the event. 

FTMS TRIP TO JAPAN KINGDOM OF CHARACTER FTMS Student Services Department visited the Balai Seni Visual Negara, (National Art Gallery).  The main purpose of the trip was to create friendly environment and Japanese cultural exchange through their famous cartoon characters. The exhibition was designed to promote dialogue through intellectual exchange and increase international understanding though cultural exchange. Malaysian Mix media sculptor and painter Anassuwandi Ahmad, a fulltime artist from Kedah said, “I create a deep perception angle of our life; seeing the nature and human has connected and interact with one another to express memories, glimpses and experiences.” Malaysian artist Md Sani Md Dom, which features his body of work spanning a period from 1960’s to 2011, serves as a light and nostalgic review of the artistic journey and life of Md Sani Md Dom, affectionately called Pak Sani. The second part of the exhibition was occupied by paintings of Amron Omar, Malaysian artist that has been immersing himself in the world of Malaysian art for more than 30 years. He has created many visually outstanding paintings, drawings and sketches.

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LIVE WIRE MMU CAREER FAIR The 2012 MMU Career Fair was held recently at the Dewan Tun Chancellor saw the participation of some very discerning employers. One of the Platinum sponsors was Maybank. Maybank’s Head Apprentice Management Programme, Hanim Mohd Safri said, “We participate in many university career fairs across West Malaysia, and I must say the quality of students I’ve spoken to so far is remarkable. It’s barely hours after the fair started, and I’ve already spoken to about twenty students”. Another platinum sponsor was Walton International Property Group, a pre-development land investment firm headquartered in Canada. The Vice President for Operations & Training in Malaysia, Mr. Jeffrey Lim, said, “this is a very good reason for Walton’s presence.” Another big-name exhibitor was from Dell, Mr. Dip Kang, Senior Manager for Human Resources / Talent Acquisition, describes its operations said, “Although Dell Malaysia started off with manufacturing in Penang, right now we’re more into services. This covers IT, sales, marketing, procurements, and the whole lot.”

LIMKOKWING MAKING BOTSWANA FASHION HISTORY IN LONDON

There is nothing like the buzz of fashion week in London where Limkokwing University of Creative Technology collaborates with the Botswana High Commission UK. They hosted a fashion show organized by the British Fashion Council, as part of London Fashion Week A/W 2012, in the International Fashion Showcase Emerging Talent Award 2012.  

Known as trendsetters with a habit of pushing the limits against the conventional in fashion, Limkokwing is the first Malaysian, and first Botswana University to showcase at London Fashion Week. The showcase will be held at the Limkokwing London university campus and the first Malaysian Commonwealth university campus in the UK.   This will be the first time a full presentation by Botswana designers is showcased on world stage, and Limkokwing is proud to be the creative partner in such a significant event.   Limkokwing University will also be showcasing the collection from Kuala Lumpur featuring work by students from Malaysia, Iran, Korea, Indonesia, India and others specially chosen to reflect the East’s ethnic heritage, right in the heart of London. 12

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KDU’S DESIGN TEAM DOES IT AGAIN!

KDU’s Centre of Design Excellence celebrated another milestone recently at the Pesta Open Art Competition. It was a cause for double celebration when Maizul Affendy, a lecturer and his student, Pang Cheng Hwa were selected to exhibit their work in the Penang State Museum and Art Gallery in Dewan Sri Pinang. 

Maizul Affendy walked away with a prize money of RM5000 for their artworks titled ‘Sejahtera Malaysia’ and ‘The Present’.    In separate competition, two KDU students also won the 2nd and 3rd prize recently in the Malaysia Batik Furniture Design Competition that was organized by the Kuala Lumpur & Selangor Furniture Entrepreneur Association. Students, Wong Sue Yin and Andrew Tan Yu-Chai also walked away with RM 2000 and RM 1000 recently in the Bedroom Furniture design category. Aaron the Head for KDU’s Centre of Design Excellence was also pleased with his academic team and students’ recent success as it is a sweet reward for their hard work.


UNIVERSITY CHALLENGE ROAD SHOW 2012 STARTS OFF WITH A BANG The University Challenge Road show got off to a right start recently at the Taylor’s University Lakeside campus with the appearance of EPL legends John Barnes and and Paul Parker.   Former Liverpool and Manchester United players were in town to help kick start the road show as well to promote the upcoming EPL Masters Cup tournament in April.   Organised by Football Focus Asia, the road show is a nationwide varsity tournament in which students score points by scoring penalty kicks in a makeshift goalpost.   The post uses infra-red sensors to track ball movement while different sections of the goalpost give different points ranging from 30 to 100.    The student with the highest number of points wins a prize as well as the the institution with the highest number of points at the end of the tournament.   The first winner was awarded to Taylors student Edric Tam, studying Hospitality Management who walked away with an original Paul Scholes Manchester United jersey autographed by the superstar player himself.    The road show which began on March 19th will continue till June 1st and will run for a week at each stop.   Look out for the road show at these places:  Segi College : 28th March – 1st April   UniRazak KL : 2nd – 6th April  University Malaya : 9th – 13th April  UTP Perak : 23rd – 27th April  UUM Kedah : 29th April – 3rd May  UM Kelantan : 6th – 10th May  UniSza : 13th – 17th May  TAR College Terengganu : 21st – 25th May  UteM : 28th May – 1st June

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LIVE WIRE CURTIN SARAWAK STUDENTS ESTABLISH EAST MALAYSIA’S FIRST AIESEC CHAPTER

Curtin Sarawak is the first higher education institution in East Malaysia to have an AIESEC chapter.The students were given the green light to form a chapter by the AIESEC Malaysia National Plenary at the AIESEC Malaysia Mid-National Convention (MNC) held at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in Bangi from 12 to 17 February 2012.   An ‘Initiative Group’ comprising Michelle Lau Wey Chin, Angelina Tan Wen Ching and Baldeep Bhullar Singh presented an Initiative Group Report on the feasibility of forming an AIESEC Curtin Sarawak Chapter to the plenary during the Legislation Session of the convention.    The event entitled ‘Youth to Business’ saw representatives from global organisations such as Accenture, Nippon Paint and ING Insurance conducting case study sessions.   Lau, a Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing and Public Relations) student said, “I have been an AIESEC member for 7 months now and in that short period, I have learned so much about leadership and social issues. Most importantly, I am able to understand myself more as an individual.”    Second year Bachelor of Engineering (Petroleum Engineering) student and junior member Grace Rantai described her decision to attend MyLDS was the best decision she has ever made.   Meanwhile, Kennedy Munyuki Mudukuti, a second year Bachelor of Commerce (Management and Marketing) student said, he did not regret cutting short his holiday in his native Zimbabwe to attend this seminar.   “The event showed us our real potential. I think the majority of us do not realise that, even at our young age, it is possible to accomplish different goals and ambitions as long as you have the determination. I have attended many events like this before but none have been as inspiring,” commented Kennedy.

UTAR STUDENTS TO COMPETE IN INTERNATIONAL COMMODITY TRADING CHALLENGE

UNIVERSITY OF MALAYA AND MICROSOFT MALAYSIA COLLABORATES

Four teams of Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) students are in the run for a paid summer internship with the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Group in Chicago after they were selected to compete in the Commodity Trading Challenge. The Commodity Trading Challenge, an international electronic and open competition, which is an annual competition organised by CME Group and supported by Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Berhad (BMD). The Malaysian leg of the Commodity Trading Challenge - Bursa Commodities Trading Challenge 2012 was held between 16 and 19 January 2012, had eight teams of UTAR undergraduates and two teams of UTAR graduates. They competed against each other in simulating trading in crude palm oil and equity index futures. Chong Kim Seng, Chief Executive Officer of BMD and Andy Lim Say Kiat, Group Managing Director of Phillip Capital Malaysia, the holding company of Phillip Futures, gave away the prizes to the teams at a simple prize-giving ceremony held at the UTAR Kuala Lumpur Campus in Setapak. Dr Goh Yong Kheng, Head of UTAR’s Department of Mathematical and Actuarial Sciences, was also present to witness the ceremony.

The University of Malaya together with Microsoft Malaysia and Prestariang are taking on the Government’s call to invest in human capital. The launch of the Headstart Programme was hailed as a significant achievement and an excellent example of a private-public partnership that moves forward the government’s agenda towards transforming Malaysia. Recently, the Prime Minister said that creating a high income nation will mean higher wages throughout the economy as growth is derived not only from the capital but from the greater productivity through the use of skills, innovation, improved cordination with international standards and intellectual property rights. According to Ananth Lazarus, Managing Director of Microsoft Malaysia, the decision to collaborate with the University of Malaya is part of Microsoft’s overarching National Plan to help accelerate Malaysia’s transformation into a technologically advanced, high-income country, based on three strategic commitments.  Ananth said, “In bringing the very best business productivity tools of tomorrow for today’s students at the University of Malaya, I am confident that this is good progress towards transforming the educational landscape of Malaysia and further cultivate potential leaders of tomorrow for the betterment of the country.” This collaboration could not have been possible without Microsoft Malaysia’s partner, Prestariang Berhad, one of the leading software licence distribution and management organisations in Malaysia who has been a catalyst to this successful partnership.

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CAMPUS PICK

Fiqa Liyana Chong Malaysian dreamgirl season 1, Nur Afiqah Liyana Chong is our campus pick this month as she shines staring in ‘Khabar Cinta’.

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CP: Do tell us about yourself and the one word to describe yourself? I would describe myself as adventurous. I am a very outgoing and independent person who loves outdoor activities and travelling. I am also an adrenaline junkie who dares to take up all sorts of challenges. CP: How does it feel now to be part of “Khabar Cinta” talents and working with them? I am very glad to be a part of “Khabar Cinta” because we, the cast members got along very well and we were like a family.  It was so much fun to working with lots of talents.  CP: How did you feel when you were offered this role? I was very excited when I was selected and could not wait to start shooting at the moment I was told about the story board! CP: When was your first experience on a runway and how did you feel doing it? My first experience on a runway show was when I was 15 years old. I was very proud to have achieved one of my goals at a very young age and I feel proud when I am up there. CP: What work of yours that you are most proud of right now? Why? I am proud to be able to travel to many places for TVC shoots and modelling stints at the age of 22 as it’s my hobby. CP: How did you get into modelling /acting? Well, I sent my profile to many agencies and went for casting and kept on doing it and trying for it. CP: In terms of acting, what kind of actor do you think you are or who do you want to be? For now, I would like to try all sorts of acting, I am not so particular. Although, I don’t mind trying out characters that are more ladylike to show off my feminine side! CP: Do you have any unusual talents? Explain I don’t think I have any unusual talents. However, I do enjoy extreme sports such as waterfall abseiling, rock climbing, surfing, wake boarding, and horseback riding. I just did the world’s tallest bungee jump in Macau last month! CP: What are the worse experiences you have faced as a model and actor? Well my worse would be when my agent and wardrobe stylists waited for me the whole day because I was still in Singapore trying to get the earliest flight back due to changes in the call sheet. I pride myself as a punctual person so my worse experience was that.   CP: What could you bring to the agency that we haven't seen before? I would say my versatility.  I would try to fit into any character given to me. CP: Where do you see yourself in five years? I hope to become a successful business woman in the field of event management. I would also like to travel to Europe and the U.S. CP: What is one of your craziest, most ridiculous college memories? It would have to be working and studying at the same time.  Having to cope with my studies and running up and down to classes and to work, it was absolutely crazy. CP: What are the 5 things you can’t live without? Why? Tissue (I have sinus), chilli (everything I eat has to be spicy), water (to hydrate myself at all times), lotion (my skin is very dry) and socks (I’m afraid of the cold). CP: What do you think is the hardest part about being in the beauty and fashion industry? Making sure that I do not fall behind, and not to forget my self-worth. CP: What are your future plans for your studies? Do you wish to continue? I have to graduate, no matter what and finish it. CP: What do you enjoy doing during your free time? I enjoy Extreme sports and cooking a lot. CP: Who is the one special person that supported and motivated you on your attempts in this journey? That will be my close friends and my Aunty Nini. CP: What’s your motto or life advice that you live by? Work hard now to enjoy your life later.  CP: What will your advice be to students out there like you, who are planning and wanting to be a model and actress? Learn how to manage your time as you need to strike a balance between studies and work because no matter what, education is important.   CP: Finally, what are the final words of inspiration you would like to shout out to all students and readers? Nothing in life comes easy.  Work hard to get what you want and be proud of yourself all the time. CAMPUSPLUS \\ APRIL 2012

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LIVE WIRE The GATSBY 4th Dance Competition came to an end on the 10th of March at the Asia Grand Finals round in Shibuya, Japan. After a pulsating and intense display of skilled performances, returning Japanese team Mad Skills Styler was crowned the 2012 winner. The finals saw a furious battle that included finalists from 7 other countries which were (Haters) Hong Kong, (Street Pass) Indonesia, (Funky Fire) Korea, (Rebounce Crew) Malaysia, (We Want 3K) Singapore, (TB All Star) Taiwan and (The Zoo Thailand) Thailand. The contestants brought their A-Game as judges comprising proffesional dancers Charisma Kantaro of XYON/Highend, Yoshie of Be-Bop Crew, Kato of D’oam and Fishboy of Gonzo expected the best from all dancers. The Malaysian team made up of Lam Ing Wei (HELP University), Esther Lian Xiao (HELP University) and Aaron Chow (Taylors University) was the favourite to bring home the title for the third time but fell just short of the mark. The team however was the recipient of the “Styling Prize” alongside Indonesia and Thailand. To give added support for the competing teams, contest organisers GATSBY invited international students studying in Japan to attend and cheer for participants from their home country. Most notable was the Malaysian cheer team who turned out in full force to bring the spirit of Malaysia Boleh to our national representatives. As winners Mad Skills Styler walked away with RM18,000 cash, Gatsby products and a Dance Exchange Tour to any country of their choice.

Street Pass (Indonesia) Haters (Hong Kong)

Rebounce Crew (Malaysia)

TB All Star (Taiwan)

The Zoo Thailand (Thailand)

Funky Fire (Korea)

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Mad Skills Styler (Japan)

We Want 3K(Singapore)

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COVER STORY

APRIL 22

EARTH DAY Why is Earth Day celebrated?

It is celebrated in order to raise awareness about the earth’s condition, where it encourages us to reduce our pollution and recycle more. The idea is to make our planet earth better for this generation and more to come. It is so that everyone can participate in an attempt to make our global environment better. Earth Day is the perfect time to think outside the box.

What should we do? What are the consequences of our choices? What products are better for the earth? What should we avoid?

The answer to these questions is knowledge to educate ourselves. Knowledge is the power when it comes to saving our earth, so here are some of the things all of us can do to save our earth.

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A Dim Bulb

Our local hardware store probably sells a regular incandescent bulb compare to a compact fluorescent bulb. Experts say you may buy 10 or more of the cheaper bulbs over ten years, compared to only one of the more expensive type.

Keeping It Clean

Washers can use more than 50 gallons of water per load, so avoid washing a lot of small loads whenever possible. Also, be sure to choose the lowest level of water needed for each load, use warm water instead of hot, and set the rinse cycle to use cold water.

Get a Charge out of it

Never throw spent batteries in the trash. They contain mercury, a hazardous substance that will leak into groundwater or be burned and released into the air. Don’t go there and try to switch to rechargeable batteries.

Sticker Shock

As fuel prices increase it will be even smarter to own fuelefficient vehicles. Check the mileage ratings when you buy a car and compare the efficiency of your favourite models before you purchase. If gas goes up to RM12 a gallon, which one will you want to have in your garage?

The Running Faucet

Do you leave the water running while you brush your teeth for 2 minutes? Nearly ten gallons of water just slid down the drain. Remember, you pay for that! Now, think about saving water when you shave, wash dishes, do laundry, water the lawn, wash the car, hose off the sidewalks.

Idle Time

Ever wonder if you should leave the car running while you wait for somebody? Leave it on if you’ll be there less than a minute, otherwise it’s more efficient to turn it off and restart it when you’re ready to go.

Cold Food

Snip Six-Pack Rings

Styrofoam Last a Really, Really long time

Recycle Paper

Refrigerator temperatures should be set at about 40 degrees, give or take a degree or two. Freezer temps between 0 and 5 degrees are just right. Colder settings waste energy and won’t help food.

Try 500 years or more. Think about millions of burger boxes, packing peanuts, and take-out containers, sitting in landfills, not biodegrading. Then buy eggs in cardboard, rather than Styrofoam, containers.

Reusable and Unbleached

Store food in bowls or Tupperware that can be reused endlessly. Use unbleached coffee filters (not bleached). Use more waxed paper that is biodegradable (instead of foil and plastic wrap).

Shopping Bag

Recycle both paper and plastic shopping bags. Decline bags for smaller purchases such as stationeries, greeting cards, etc.

Those innocent looking soft plastic holders for soft drink cans and other products can entangle birds, fish, and small animals. Snip apart each ring before throwing it in the trash, or inquire whether they can be recycled locally.

Newspapers, junk mail, office papers, corrugated boxes, and paper bags are just a few of the items that can be recycled. Use local recycling facilities or call local authorities to learn about recycling options.

Recycle Glass, Plastic, and Cans .

Get your local recycling requirements for these items and recycle them every day. Collect cans and bottles when you travel, when you picnic.

Plant a tree Day

Here’s the best idea of all: Plant a tree, or two, or even three. They’re beautiful, they provide shade, consume CO2, and they produce oxygen.

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OFF THE SHELF

Product Review

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QUAKER OAT COOKIES WITH HONEY NUTS

“QUAKER” has released a new line of ready to eat cookies called the Oat Cookies with Honey Nuts. Students who need something healthy to munch on, now have a choice. The delicious taste is further complemented with the crunchy taste of the nuts while the honey comes off as just nice and not too sweet. Together, all the ingredients form a delicious taste that makes this cookie suitable to be eaten anytime and anywhere. The product retails for RM4.99.

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02 MAGNUM CHOCOCAPPUCCINO

Following the launch of the now famous Magnum premium Belgium Chocolate range, the ice-cream maker released a new variant to the list “The Choco-Cappuccino”. Coated in a layer of thick cracking Belgian Chocolate on the outside, the new flavour has a smooth coffee sauce in vanilla ice cream with sweet chocolate crunch pieces on the inside. The combination brings a taste that is rich with both vanilla and coffee, making this a dream come true for coffee and ice cream lovers. Magnum maintains the quality in this ice-cream on a stick making this an amazing addition to the family. The product retails for RM3.90.

AYAM BRAND SARDINES IN EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL Living off canned sardines is an experience for all students who go through life in campus. Good news for you now as Ayam Brand has released their latest offering, Sardines in Extra Virgin Olive Oil. It is for everyone who is health conscious to those on-the-go. Sardines are well known to be a rich source of Omega 3 as well as Calcium, Vitamin B12 and D. On the other hand, extra virgin olive oil is a rich source of Vitamin E with 0% Cholesterol and a staple in Mediterranean diets. So, whether you are enjoying dinner or a sandwich, do give this a try. The product retails for RM4.20.

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Chipster introduced its latest offerings, the Cassava Chips. Unlike the usual, this is not made from potato chips but it is made from the finest quality Cassavas. The line comes in 3 different flavours which are Hot Shot, Pepper Rapper and Cheesy Love. For those who are gluten intolerant, this new product is gluten free so you too can enjoy it. Cassava is a rich source of carbohydrates and with the new flavours, these products can be enjoyed with friends and the family. The product retails for RM3.20

STARBUCKS VERANDA BLEND Starbucks fans do take note that the well known coffee maker has released a new addition to the Via family, the Veranda Brew. The offering comes as the company releases its new line of mild roasted coffee beans called the Blonde Brew. The Veranda Brew is made from Latin American coffee beans roasted for a shorter period of time. The short roasting process produces a coffee that is mellow with a soft taste. The Veranda Brew is part of a two product launch under the Blonde Brew which also includes the Starbucks Willow Blend. The Veranda Brew is available in the market and retails for RM30 a pack.

KYUNG-SOOK SHIN PLEASE LOOK AFTER MOM

Originally written in Korean, this book has been translated into various languages and it is now available in English. The story is about an incident of the writer’s aged Mother who gets lost in busy Korea and how the family members try to find her. The book is told from the perspective of 4 people and they are the eldest daughter, eldest son, the father and the mother herself. More to that, the book is an exploration into the heart of our parents and who they are as a person. The book retails for RM31.50.

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BEAUTY AND FASHION INSPIRATION

RMK’s 15th Anniversary To celebrate RMK’s 15th anniversary and its dedication to the beauty industry, the launch of a limited edition anniversary collection has been announced. Two striking Cheek Palettes which are beautifully crafted and sealed with intense craftsmanship and lots of love comes in soft vibrant Pink Coral and chic Brown Beige. Share and feel the magic of RMK and experience the unrivalled texture and glowing finish for yourself. Hedeki Tanaka, RMK’s International Make-up Artist showed how to achieve an alluring summer glow in this event. Rumiko hopes that their products will reach out to everyone, with lots more products to come in future years.

INSIDE:

Check out our Spring Fashion Trend

Esprit – Spring with A Love to Detail For Spring/Summer 2012, Gisele Bundchen inspires Esprit campaign this month with a feel-good look and an infectious energy, expressing a sense of style and quality. Esprit focuses on simple style that highlights the unique aspects of everyday life. This campaign inspires a new style by combining exciting colours which are rich in contrasts of light, neutral beige shades with dark rich blue tones to embrace life!

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STYLE STUNNER

Image source: www.massimodutti.com ď‚&#x; www.zara.com

Fashion trend of the month

Sweater by Esprit [RM229.90]

Cool Classic by Guess [RM489]

Top by Esprit [RM69.90]

Shoes by Pull & Bear [RM199.90]

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Mini Mania Watch by Guess [RM429]

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his is the season to be brave, bold, and select unexpected elements from lace to earthly colours in conjunction to earth day with bright vivid makeovers.

Ladies Stripe Vest by Peacocks [RM46]

Wooden Wedge Shoe with Buckles by Zara [RM399]

Wide Oriental Armband by Massimo Dutti [RM129.90]

Handbag by Pull & Bear [RM159.90]

Coloured Frame Glasses by Massimo Dutti [RM249] 24

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Ladies Denim Jeans by Peacocks [RM113]

Canvas Pant [RM249.90] Neon Belt [RM99.90] by Esprit


CHIC FIX

Beauty trend of the month Burberry Lip Cover in Nude Rose [RM96]

FACE it Extreme Rouge Gloss [RM38.90]

Dior Addict Lip Balm [RM88]

Maybelline Color Sensational Pink Lipstick [RM29.90]

Revlon ColorBurst Lip Butter Strawberry Shortcake [RM25]

Lip Gloss OR Lipstick

Anna Sui Double Lip Gloss [RM119]

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ecorating by adding colours to your lips is sexy and the magic of lip gloss and lipstick is, it can make your lips look fuller, glossier and better! They can add volume to your lips and even make them appear fuller. Lipstick is something most women can’t live without because it helps brighten up their lips, match outfits, or enhance natural lip colour making it attractive and seductive. Lip gloss replaces lipstick as a beauty tool which allow lips to shine and stand out with delicious fruity flavours. Both lipstick and lip gloss are girl’s best friend and not forgetting the fact now that even guys need them as it is a lip protection which seals in lip moisture.

LipFusion ColorShines [RM114.90]

Enuca Nourishing Lipcolour SPF18 [RM55]

RMK Irresistible Lips [RM90]

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Beauty Q & A

Relaxation with Jojoba Spa essential oils Q : Why is applying essential oils beneficial? A : It can help oxygenate, heal, rejuvenate and nourish your skin. Q : What are the best qualities in aromatherapy/essential oils? A : The best qualities of essential oils are the treatment where it gives you total relaxation and Essential Oils

are also 100% pure extract.

Q : Are there any essential oils that help relief stress? A : Lavender Essential Oils is well known for its sedative properties and its ability to calm stress,

anxiety and to help promote sleep. These essential oils could also help:  Anxiety: Lavender, Geranium, Ylang ylang  Depression: Jasmine, Geranium, Lavender, Grapefruit, Sandalwood and Ylang ylang, Rose.  Insomnia: Rose, Sandalwood, Chamomile and Ylang ylang  Tiredness or Exhaustion: Peppermint, Geranium, Lavender, Sandalwood, and Rose.

Q : How does it, that the aromatherapy relieve stress? A : Aromatherapy oils relieve stress naturally when we inhale the air. The particularly air that are infused goes

to the roof of our nose. Our olfactory receptors in the nose then transport the information to the limbic system. The limbic system is where our emotions are processed. It is believed that the aromatherapy can be helpful, especially when treating stress where it stimulates the release of certain chemicals in the brain that can help people relax. This is how aromatherapy helps to relieve stress.

Q : What are essential oils made from? A : Essential oils are natural chemicals that are extracted from the flowers, stems, leaves, roots and bark of

plants. They are not real oils, but the aromatic and volatile essences derived from botanicals. Fragrance oils (also called perfume oils) are usually synthetic where chemists analyse the plants’ components and reproduce their chemical compositions.

Q : Which product would you recommend for students to use? A : Lemon and peppermint essential oils can help students’ memory in staying focused and alert as it would be a perfect match and great result.

Q : Does it help in special health conditions? A : Yes, it does. The Tea Tree oil is effective for acne skin. The Lavender oil is good for children’s minor cuts and scrapes because it is anti-bacterial, and is considered safe enough to use on children. The Peppermint oil is good for asthma, fever and nausea and the Grapefruit oil is widely recommended for dull skin and anti –cellulite.

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CHIC FIX

Beauty case Mentholatum Deep Moist Lipbalm

O.P.I Nail Lacquer

Lasting Moisture For Dry Lips

Sparkle Nail

Keep the lips moisturised without the greasy feeling that helps protect the lips from the harshness of the environment and pollution.

OPI features a silver sparkly lacquer with various sized glitter particles. This hue can be worn alone or layered over any of the other colours to add shine and dimension.

Retail Price: RM14.90

Retail Price: RM59

Enuca HD Mineral Magic Loose Powder Flawless Skin Gives you a fresh and soft feel with a satiny radiant viel. This powder protects and reduces whilst concealing imperfections.

Retail Price: RM177 (17g)

Olay Regenerist Wrinkle Relaxing Cream Reduce wrinkles New Olay Regenerist Wrinkle Relaxing Cream works by giving you smooth skin surface. It reduces wrinkles making it smoother, giving you flawless younger looking skin.

The Faceshop Clean Face Anti-Trouble Healing Spot Soothe Skin Problem

This trouble eraser contains Purslane extract that cools the skin and removes blemishes. It also helps in diminishing the stuborn spot.

Retail Price: RM45.90 (10ml)

Retail Price: RM99.90

Clinique Even Better Makeup SPF 15/PA++ Natural Touch

DIOR Svelte Body Desire

A dermatologist-developed liquid foundation that immediately brightens and evens out the skintone with naturally luminous minerals. The long-wearing formula provides moderate-to-full coverage and also helps prevent new discolourations with SPF-plus antioxidants.

Integral Perfection Care

Retail Price: RM115

This product revolutionizes the codes of slimming treatments by acting on the five identified aspects of a desirable figure: slimness, firmness, hydration, tonicity and evenness of the skin.

Garnier Pure 3 In 1

Retail Price: RM227

Multi-Benefits Cleanser

Garnier blends more of nature’s best in triple-tasking solution for oily skin prone to imperfections. Proven effective in dermatologist tests, it’s enriched with active ingredients like natural clay and zinc to absorb oil and improve skin tone.

Retail Price: RM19.90 (150ml)

Perricone MD Firming Eye Cream Anti-aging Solutions A multi-tasking eye cream to address fine lines, loss of firmness, crow’s feet and dark circles.

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CHIC FIX

Guys stuff

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Shirt by Pull&Bear [RM 159.90] Hat With Button At The Back by Zara [RM89.90]

T-shirt by Lacoste

Edgy EFX Airy Wild by Elite [RM15.90]

Zipped High Collar Sweater by Lacoste

L.12.12 Rouge EDT 100ml by Lacoste [RM251] Aback Orange by Ted Baker [RM520]

Brando DarkWash by Ted Baker [RM690] Hugo Boss Sport Bottled EDT 100ML by Hugo Boss [RM278]

Long Sleeve Shirt by Esprit [RM229.90]

Wallet Horki Tan by Ted Baker [RM260]

Watch by Guess [RM429]

Shoes by Vans of The Wall [RM329] Plaited Leather Belt by Zara [RM159.90]

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HAVE A BREAK

Lighter Side of Life

iPANEMA“Campus Humour”Contest 1st Prize

The female dormitory will be out-of-bounds for all male students, so are the male dormitory to the female students too. Anybody caught breaking this rule will be fined $20 the first time. Anybody caught breaking this rule the second time will be fined $60. Being caught the third time will incur a hefty fine of $180. Are there any questions?"

Nature and the Brazilian spontaneity are placed on your feet in the form of flowers and diversified colourful insoles that decorate the iPANEMA line. It adds a sense of well-being and comfort that only the technology developed exclusively by iPANEMA can offer, making these shoes perfect to be worn during leisure moments and walks in the campus! Log on to fb.com/ipanema.my

At this point, a male student in the crowd inquires, "Err.. How much for a season pass?" By~ Hooi Chiew Li iact college

2nd Prize

It's Miss Delsyes ,a math lecturer's birthday . The florist’s son handed the teacher a gift. She shook it, held it up and said “I bet I know what it is — it’s some flowers!” “That’s right!” shouted the little boy. Then the candy store owner’s daughter handed the teacher a gift. She held it up, shook it and said “I bet I know what it is — it’s a box of candy!” “That’s right!” shouted the little girl. The next gift was from the liquor store owner’s son. The teacher held it up and saw that it was leaking. She touched a drop with her finger and tasted it. “Is it wine?” she asked. “No,” the boy answered. The teacher touched another drop to her tongue. “Is it champagne?” she asked. “No,” the boy answered. ”What is it?” “A puppy!” By~ Ong Shu Wei Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS)

3rd Pri ze

One day our professor was discussing a particularly complicated concept. A pre-med student rudely interrupted to ask, "Why do we have to learn this pointless information?" "To save lives," the professor responded quickly and continued the lecture. A few minutes later, the same student spoke up again. "So how does physics save lives?" he persisted. "It keeps the ignoramuses like you out of medical school," replied the professor. By~ Chai Yu Li Taylors

Join the "C ampus Hu mour Contest" a nd win exc lusive prizes from iPANEMA! We will ha ve three w inner per month . So grab th s is opportunit y quickly! Head on o v fb.com/cam er to pusplus CAMPUSPLUS \\ APRIL 2012

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TECH NEWS HP introduces affordable A+ experience for students

Celcom the first to offer PRADA phone by LG 3.0

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The aim of the campaign is to raise awareness among students on the benefits of using the Deskjet Ink Advantage. By using this system, students are able to get up to 50% savings on the cost as the printer uses lesser ink and prints on more paper.

According to Mr. Zalman Aefendy Zainal Abidin, Chief Marketing Officer of Celcom Axiata Berhad, “Combining the best innovation as well as technology that LG brings added by a brand that is known to the world for its cutting edge in design, we are able to provide customers with not only the best coverage but also a stylish and distinctive phone to complement their lifestyle.”

ewlett-Packard (HP) introduced a new campaign where the printer maker intents to highlight the benefits of their Deskjet Ink Advantage printers and cartridges.

A cartridge is only RM27 and you are able to print up to 600 pages. The Original HP ink cartridges also features a dual drop weight technology which provides high-quality printing of photos and documents.

elecommunication service provider Celcom Axiata recently launched the highly anticipated LG smartphone PRADA for the Malaysian market. 

Celcom has also unveiled new packages for customers to take advantage of the new phone. Customers can purchase the phone at RM1528 by subscribing to Celcom Exec 250 instead of its retail price of RM2,299.  The PRADA phone by LG 3.0 comes with a 4.3 inch screen, 1.0GHz Dual-Core processor, dual-band Wi-Fi for high-speed surfing, 8MP Camera and runs on the Android Gingerbread.

Samsung Awarded “Device Manufacturer of the Year” by GSMA at Mobile World Congress 2012

Yes introduces all-new Unlimited Postpaid plans

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es, Malaysia’s 4G telecommunication provider recently released four new postpaid plans. The packages are designed to meet the growing needs of mobile data users either for work or personal purposes by providing greater flexibility and freedom based on usage. Packages start from RM48 for usage of up to 1.5GB to RM168 for usage of up to 10GB of data making them the most competitive in the market.   According to Wing K. Lee, Chief Executive Officer, YTL Communications, “We believe that customers want a fair deal. When we designed our Super Postpaid plans, regardless of what customers pay us on a monthly basis, all of them will get to enjoy benefits of full 4G speed.“

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amsung Electronics Co. Ltd, the smartphone maker was awarded the title of “Device Manufacturer of the Year” by GSMA at the recent Mobile Congress tradeshow in Barcelona. GSMA which represents the interests of the worldwide mobile communications industry awarded the title to the Korean based company for their consistent innovation and quality offering. According to JK Shin, President of IT & Mobile Communications Division at Samsung Electronics, “We are pleased to receive this honour from GSMA and we believe that it is a testament to Samsung’s innovation, quality products, and attention to consumer preferences. We sold over 97 million smartphones in 2011, demonstrating that this is the right approach.”

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TECH PLUS Official Chelsea FC Android App Chelsea fans have more reason to cheer.  Samsung released a version of the Official Chelsea FC app for Android phones and Samsung phones using the bada operating system. The app will enable users of both systems to receive the latest information and news from their favourite football club. This includes daily updated video content, stats, team line-up, Results table, League table view, Wallpapers, and text commentary from matches across the Barclays Premier League, The FA Cup, Carling Cup and UEFA Champions League. For users who subscribe to the premium paid service, they will get access to live audio match commentaries and premium clips.

Belkin Aircast Auto for iPhone 4s Belkin released the Aircast Auto, a new accessory for the iPhone 4s. The Aircast allows you to connect your phone to the car speaker so you pick up your calls with both hands on the steering or even listen to your favourite tunes on the go. The accessory connects to your car’s auxiliary jack and using a Bluetooth pairing to answer calls or play music either stored on your phone or streamed through the internet. The One-Touch button allows you to switch between calls and music while the backlight on the button makes the Aircast easy to use during night time travel.

Monster.com.my app for BlackBerry smartphones Malaysia’s online job career and recruitment portal Monster.com.my released a job search app for Blackberry smartphone users. Blackberry users can now use the app to search and the Monster.com.my database can be used for job search through your mobile device. Using the app, Blackberry users also have access to all functions and services that are present on the website. This includes Job Search and Apply, Job Alerts, Account Management and the ability to share search results with friends who use Blackberry. Other than jobseekers, the app can also be used by employers to search and shortlist relevant resumes on the move as well as to post and manage new job postings.

HTC One Series

HTC released their latest offering, the One S. The One series is a line of smartphones that comes with a greater focus on multimedia, specifically better quality camera and audio system. Users will get access to HTC’s Image Sense that gives better quality pictures with superfast capturing in just 0.7seconds and Dropbox integration for online storage. HTC has also raised the quality of audio experience with the integration of Beats with Dr. Dre Audio software for a fuller sound when you’re tuned in to your favourite song. The One S model is essentially a high-end smartphone in a small compact size. It features a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor, a 4.3-inch screen with Corning Gorilla Glass and a black Ceramic Metal surface created using the micro arc oxidation process, a process commonly reserved for satellites in space. The One S is part of the One Series family which also includes the One X and One V.

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Corporal PUNishment Date & Time: 12th – 14th April @ 8.38pm, 15th April @ 3.33pm Venue: Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre Website: www.klpac.org Welcome to a world where seriousness is the order of the day. It is such a serious world it’s not even funny. Make puns or even silly jokes and you will find yourself in jail. Then comes one man who is unfortunately born with a sarcastic bone where it is not to be outdone. He is one day reminded of the legendary Pun-dora’s box, a mythical box that would bring a definite laughing cure to the otherwise serious world. Thus viewers are taken on a comedic roller-coaster ride in this play that will see the main character trying to bring the cure of humour into a world of seriousness by unleashing a pandemic that will change the course of history. This show is great for those with a funny bone or generally need a good laugh.

Event Listings

Sum 41 Live in Malaysia Date: 14th April Time: 7.30pm Venue: Life Center, Jalan Sultan Ismail Website: www.ticketpro.com.my Fans of Sum 41 will have much to feel happy about as the band is coming here. After frontman Deryck Whibley was involved in a small mishap last year causing the band to cancel their performance in Malaysia and the tour, they are now coming back to finish what they had promised. They will perform for their fans at the Special Rockaway Showcase. For those that brought you the successful songs “Fat Lip” and “In too deep”, expect to see your favourite Canadian musicians rock the stage in Malaysia.

Cromok Reunion: Thrashing Kuala Lumpur Date: 8th April Time: 4pm Venue: Life Centre, Jalan Sultan Ismail Website: www.ticketpro.com.my

Energizer Night Race Date: 21st April Time: 5pm Venue: Sepang International Circuit Website: www.energizernightrace.com.my The Energizer Night Race is back. After the fiasco last year event due to mismanagement, Energizer has taken the necessary steps to ensure the race this year becomes an experience worth remembering by getting Twenty First Century Sports Sdn Bhd (organiser of the Putrajaya Race) on board as the race organiser. This year, the 10km category has been replaced with the 15.5km.The other two categories are 42km and 5km with a different routes for each. The event will be supplemented with a funfair outside the stadium for the family. For all marathon lovers, the Night Race is the one race where runners get to run while wearing an Energizer LED Torch Light strapped to the forehead, making this an environmentally friend race as well.

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All Metal heads, especially those among you who love Malaysian rock music, are going to go crazy. The iconic Malaysian rock band, Cromok is coming back for a reunion concert after nearly 6 years of hiatus. The lineup will feature the original members Karl, Miji and Sam (member Din died of overdose in 1996) who will take fans and listeners on a walk down music memory lane by playing the famous hit “Another You”. To date, the band has won five awards with their latest in 2008 for the MACP Award for the Most Played English Song in Malaysia. For those who know them, love them and for those who want to get to know this legendary Malaysian band, don’t miss your chance to witness their reunion.


E-BOX NEWS The KUL SIGN Festival 2012 he KUL SIGN Festival 2012 T was a two day event at Central Market on February 25 and 26 congregating a total number of 200 local and foreign graffiti artistes expressing their creativity in a fiesta of colours. The graffiti challenge also made its way into the Malaysia Book of Records as the longest graffiti in Malaysia.

Tune Talk presents renowned international acts in Malaysia

KUL SIGN Festival 2012, organised by the Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) was a bearing witness to an artistic colours of designs that aims not only to beautify the city of Kuala Lumpur but also set an avenue for graffiti artistes to express their creativity. Dulux was the main sponsor to support the sustainability of local talent and cultivate a greener mindset amongst the younger generation. The creative challenge which was part of the KUL SIGN Festival 2012, aims to further boost the city’s image as a centre that promote avenues for artistic expression in a positive manner.

une Talk once again brings music lovers a journey into the musical realm by T sponsoring Avril Lavinge and Jessie J live in Malaysia which took place recently with an extraordinary success. Tune Talk CEO Jason Lo said, “Tune Talk is very proud to present these singers in Malaysia and fulfilling our fellow Malaysians dreams to experience top quality performance from renowned international acts.” He added, “this is the third concert presented in 2012 and this is our present to all for their positive feedback.” Live in Malaysia, Avril Lavinge did indeed change the V- Day to a memorable one and so did Jessie J, rocking the night with her hit song “Price Tag” which captured the attention of millions.

Oreo Celebrates 100 years up in the sky Oreo turns 100 with a celebration up in the sky by whisking hundreds of Malaysian families off on hot air balloon. Malaysian Oreo fans were treated to hot air balloon rides and a host of fun- filled activities especially for families to savour together. Kraft Foods Malaysia Managing Director said, “Oreo turning 100 is a landmark achievement as it has been at the core of many heart-warming family moments.” The celebration was part of Oreo cookies global 100th birthday celebration in more than 20 countries worldwide including “flash birthday parties” in seven cities in the United States, 100 cities in China and many more.

Smoke Free Lifestyle Campaign alaysia’s first of its kind M Smoke Free Lifestyle Campaign called ASAP is targeted to youths.

The habit of smoking is the root of many serious illnesses in this country that affects the wellbeing of the smoker and also the person next to them who may or may not be a smoker. This campaign is not here to preach nor does it want to show detailed steps on how to quit this habit. It is here to create an on-going awareness movement especially among young people and to subliminally show them how the habit of smoking could hugely affect their health and their relationships with others. ASAP Smoke Free Lifestyle Mini Concert & Exhibition is funded and supported by Dana Belia 1Malaysia (1MDB) and Lembaga Promosi Kesihatan Malaysia (Mysihat). A 10-minute short film was conducted <Cinta Akhir> accompanied with a catchy Theme Song message to the public. Together, let’s make this work As Soon As Possible. Remember ASAP. Act ASAP.

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E-BOX MOVIE Titanic 3D

Wrath of the Titans

84 years later, a 100-year-old woman named Rose DeWitt Bukater tells the story to her granddaughter Lizzy Calvert, Brock Lovett, Lewis Bodine, Bobby Buell, and Anatoly Mikailavich on the Keldysh about her life set in April 10th 1912, on a ship called Titanic when young Rose boards the departing ship with the upper-class passengers and her mother, Ruth DeWitt Bukater, and her fiancé, Caledon ‘Cal’ Hockley. Meanwhile, a drifter and artist named Jack Dawson and his best friend Fabrizio De Rossi win third class tickets to the ship in a game. And she explains the whole story from departure until the death of Titanic on its first and last voyage April 15th, 1912 at 2:20 in the morning. This film stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet and Billy Zane and directed by James Cameron. On April 5, experience Titanic like never before in DIGITAL 3D.

Sam Worthington, Ralph Fiennes and Liam Neeson star once again as gods at war in “Wrath of the Titans,” under the direction of Jonathan Liebesman. A decade after his heroic defeat of the monstrous Kraken, Perseus (Worthington) —the demigod son of Zeus (Neeson)—is attempting to live a quieter life as a village fisherman and the sole parent to his 10-year old son, Helius. Meanwhile, a struggle for supremacy rages between the gods and the Titans. Dangerously weakened by humanity’s lack of devotion, the gods are losing control of the imprisoned Titans and their ferocious leader, Kronos, father of the long-ruling brothers Zeus, Hades (Fiennes) and Poseidon (Danny Huston). Perseus cannot ignore his true calling when Hades, along with Zeus’ godly son, Ares (Edgar Ramírez), switch loyalties and make a deal with Kronos to capture Zeus. Enlisting the help of the warrior Queen Andromeda (Rosamund Pike), Poseidon’s demigod son, Argenor (Toby Kebbell), and fallen god Hephaestus (Bill Nighy), Perseus bravely embarks on a treacherous quest into the underworld to rescue Zeus, overthrow the Titans and save mankind.

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PiKture Boxx Street Dance 2

In Cinemas 5th April 2012 When top street dancer Ash (Falk Hentschel) is humiliated and laughed off stage by American crew, Invincible, he sets off to gather the best dancers from around the world to take them on -- with a dance style they weren’t expecting. With landmark locations, a spectacular fusion of dance styles and an unparalleled vibrancy, the sequel to StreetDance sees our hero fall in love with Eva (Sofia Boutella) a beautiful salsa dancer from Paris as he discovers the magic, power and passion of dancing for the ultimate global dance off. With landmark locations, the most spectacular dance fusion of Latin and Street ever seen, the sequel to global smash hit StreetDance is bigger, better, bolder and is back in theatres soon.

Battleship

In Cinemas 12th April 2012 Battleship is an upcoming 2012 science fiction naval war film based on the game of the same name. The film is directed by Peter Berg and will be released by Universal Pictures. Starring in the film are Taylor Kitsch, Alexander Skarsgard, Brooklyn Decker, Rihanna and Liam Neeson. Battleship 2012 movie is a story of an international Navy fleet engaged in a very dynamic and intense battle against an alien race known as “The Regents”. R&B singer Rihanna makes her acting debut in this film.

The Cabin in the Woods In Cinemas 13th April 2012

Five good friends plan for a vacation to an isolated cabin in the woods. What could possibly go wrong? This is when you expect the unexpected and if you think you know this story, think again. From fan favourites Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard, comes The Cabin in the Woods, a mind blowing horror film that turns the genre inside out. The film stars Chris Hemsworth, Fran Kranz, Kristen Connolly, Anna Hutchison, Jesse Williams, Richard Jenkins and Bradley Whitford.

Big Miracle

In Cinemas 19th April 2012 “Big Miracle” is inspired by the true story that captures the hearts of many people across the world with a rescue adventure. “Big Miracle” tells the amazing tale of a small town news reporter (John Krasinski) and a Greenpeace volunteer (Drew Barrymore) who are joined by rival world superpowers to save a family of majestic grey whales trapped by rapidly forming ice in the Arctic Circle. The film is directed by Ken Kwapis, based on the 1989 book Freeing the Whales by Tom Rose, which covers Operation Breakthrough to rescue grey whales trapped in ice near Point Barrow, Alaska.

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KPOP NEWS GIRLS’ GENERATION Here at Last “Finally you’re here” Malaysian Kpop fans shout out at the Twin Towers @Live 2012’ concert at PETRONAS Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur where a large crowd of people gathered to see K-Pop angels Girls’ Generation’s first appearance in Malaysia. The crowd went wild for Girls’ Generation as they performed some of their biggest hits such as Run Devil Run, The Boys and Hoot. The girls performed a total of 6 songs where the fans sang along. Unfortunately, Yuri was absent due to her individual schedule but Tiffany promised the enthusiastic fans that the nine of them will be back next time.

Shinhwa Releases Photo Teasers & Make A Come Back Kpop legend Shinhwa revealed photo teasers of their final 2 members, Andy and Hye Sung through their official twitter, increasing their fans’ excitement as their comeback in just days away. Besides that, the group released ‘the-making-of’/’behind-the scene’ videos during the production for their comeback song, “Venus”. Shinhwa has also released their 10th album entitled ‘The Return’ on 23rd March and has started performing on 24th March to celebrate their comeback with their fans as well as their 14th anniversary.

K-POP Flash Mob A group of k-pop fans gathered at Lot 10 on 25th of March. The fans danced to Lovey Dovey song sang by a K- pop group known as ‘T-ara’. The k-pop fans took the initiative to make this Flash mob a successful one with some hard dance move and shuffling. Though the steps were difficult to follow, the fans managed to pull through the steps. T-ara “Lovey Dovey” was their choice as it was one of the highest ranking on the One FM chart in January till February. One FM and 8tv team were the host for this Flash mob event. Dj’s from One FM decided to co-operate with host from 8tv to make this Flash mob an event to remember. Wind Lee Dj from 8 E-News, Baki Zainal from 8tv Nite Live and One FM Dj’s Kyan and Lucas were the ones leading the Flash mob to more than 100 dancers.

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The Return Shinhwa

Shinhwa released their 10th album on March 23, making their first comeback in four years official. Their title track, “Venus,” contains lyrics written by Lee Min Woo, while the song itself is produced by Andrew Jackson, whose previous works include songs with Britney Spears and Leona Lewis.

BLUE  Big Bang

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ALIVE

Big Bang Big Bang’s release of “Blue” last week and the single has achieved a perfect all-kill. Now, it’s time to leap for joy on leap day. It has been a long wait but the wait is finally over, as the boys of Big Bang have officially returned with the release of their 5th mini album, ‘ALIVE‘.

Sherlock (Clue+Note) SHINee

SHINee is back since their last album released back in 2010. Sherlock (Clue + Note) is their fourth mini album and their choreography is known to be choreograph by Tony Testa who had worked with Micheal Jackson.

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Be Mine Infinite

Popular idol group INFINITE is scheduled to release their 2nd Japanese single ‘Be Mine‘ on April 18.Back in November, INFINITE released their 1st Japanese debut single ‘BTD‘. For the upcoming album, they will be releasing a Japanese version of their hit song “Be Mine” along with their ballad song “Julia“.

Oppa Has Arrived Super Junior‘s Eunhyuk and Donghae

Hallyu group Super Junior members Donghae and Eunhyuk will be releasing their hit duet single “Oppa Oppa” in Japan on April 4. The Japanese version of “Oppa Oppa” will be available in three different editions. The album will include the Japanese and Korean version of the title track of the same title, as well as their B-side duo track, “First Love.”

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Album Reviews

Stick + Stones

Glee: The Music

Cher Lloyd

Season 3

Sticks + Stones is the debut studio album by British singersongwriter Cher Lloyd. Sticks + Stones album consists of 10 tracks which includes her second official single “With Ur Love”. Features in this album include Mike Posner, Busta Rhymes and Carolina Liar.

The Music, Volume 7 Glee album features 15 songs from the episodes The Purple Piano Project, I Am Unicorn, Asian F, Pot O’ Gold, The First Time, Mash Off, I Kissed a Girl, and Hold on to Sixteen. This album is the second album for Season 3, the first being Glee: The Music.

A Reason To Swim Joe Brooks

Up All Night One Direction

Up All Night is the debut album from 2010’s third place X-Factor group, One Direction. Produced by RedOne, Rami Yacoub, and Carl Falk amongst others, the album sees the five-piece deliver a polished set of rock and dance-inspired pop songs. The album was preceded by the single “What Makes You Beautiful”, Rovi.

Joe Brooks a singer/ songwriter variety plays acoustic pop music with big arrangements and comes from the UK.   Joe who is independent made this album possible by funding the recording process.  With six stripped down songs, A Reason To Swim is similar to Jason Mraz and Ingrid Michaelson in that “coffee shop crooner” way.  “For You” sounds like a broken heart and “Someday (OK)” has a laid back groove.  Altogether, the album has a complete theme and sound.

Live Your Life Yuna

Yuna’s self-titled album will be released on April 24, 2012 which features 13 original tracks produced by a who’swho of today’s best music talent. It’s her first single from her forthcoming full-length album “Live Your Life”.

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Forgive Me Maher Zain

Forgive me the second studio album by Sweedish Muslim singer - songwriter Maher Zain will be released on 2nd April. “Number one for me” is a brand new music video which will be included in the album “Forgive me”.


SPORTS PLUS THE EPL MASTERS FOOTBALL IS BACK!

The EPL Masters Cup tournament is back in Malaysia. The only indoor football tournament in Malaysia where fans will find the legends of English football come back for a heart pounding challenge. This competition will take place on the 22nd of April at the Stadium Malawati, Shah Alam. Expect to see big names from the past such as Robbie Fowler, Steve McManaman, Patrik Berger, Stephan Henchoz, Andy Cole, Quinton Fortune, Ray Parlour, David May, Viv Anderson, Ian Walker and even Malaysian players such as Zainal Abidin all under one roof. Players will be divided into four teams. They are the Manchester United Masters, Liverpool Masters, All Star Masters and Malaysian Masters who will compete for the precious EPL Masters Cup. Speaking at the press conference, Osman Morad, Managing Director and CEO of Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia Berhad, Title Sponsor for the event shared, “This is our 2nd year supporting the Masters tournament here in Malaysia and as the official sponsor for Liverpool Football Club, it is only natural that we would be partnering Football Focus Asia for the EPL Masters Football Malaysia Cup 2012.”    Fans who attended last year’s event will remember the finals where EPL Masters scored a hat-trick against Manchester United Masters to lift the trophy.

UNIMAS RM43 MILLION SPORTS COMPLEX OPENS Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) now boasts a state-of the art complex costing RM43-million in Samarahan.

“This RM43-million sports complex is currently among the best owned by a university in Malaysia. We want to produce good athletes to represent Sarawak and the country,” said Unimas Vice-Chancellor Professor Mohd Fadzil Abdul Rahman during the project hand-over ceremony from the contractor to the university. “Our sports complex is also equipped with the best facilities. We are ambitious and we want to be one of the centres of sports excellence in Sarawak,” added Mohd Fadzil further. The 55 -acre sports complex took three years to build and comprise Olympic-class athletics facilities with a 5,000 seating capacity main stadium. There are also two indoor stadiums specially built for futsal and badminton, squash courts and an Olympic-class swimming pool.

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Views of GEN-Y CAMPUS TALK WHAT IS THE ONE

FRIENDLY THING YOU WILL DO?

HO MUN KEAT

Brickfields Asia College

Use scrap paper for notes

KISHANYA GANASEN Brickfields Asia College

Reduce plastic bag usage

DILIBAN

Stamford College

YAP YUEN GOON The One Academy

Draw smaller to conserve paper

FRIEDA CHOONG

EVERLYNN

Binary University College

Stop usage of petrol

KOH CHU FONG

Plant trees at home

Print on both sides of the paper

The One Academy

Binary University College

Carpooling

Conservation of electricity

YAP KEAN HO

MARYAM OMER

KEITH YONG

VANITHA

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KINGSLEY

Stamford College

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Stamford College

Waste segregation

The One Academy

Using public transport more

Binary University College

Plant more trees



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