Domestic Travel Is Allowed Again in Malaysia

Late last year, Malaysia announced this huge Visit Malaysia 2020 campaign, aimed at drawing international and regional tourists to the country. This had to take a backseat due to the coronavirus pandemic, which decimated the tourism industry. Empty hotel rooms and high costs resulted in the closure of several prominent hotels, including Four Points Sandakan, G Tower Kuala Lumpur, Parkroyal KL and Ramada Plaza Melaka. … Continue reading Domestic Travel Is Allowed Again in Malaysia

Covid-19 : The Battle for Malaysia

Hey, guys! This is going to be a long post. We’re coming to the end of the first quarter of 2020. To say that it has been a shitty year so far (for humanity as a whole) is an understatement, with thousands dying around the world, healthcare services overwhelmed, businesses shuttering and people getting laid off (I talked to a friend in Seattle a couple … Continue reading Covid-19 : The Battle for Malaysia

Opinion: Ethics and Integrity? Tealive Has None

I don’t usually write ‘opinion’ pieces because it takes so much time to pen down thoughts these days (getting old, ha) but as a fellow creative, this was too infuriating not to post.  Malaysians will probably know of this company called Loob Holdings. They used to be the franchise holder for Chatime, the popular tea chain from Taiwan, but they got into a legal battle … Continue reading Opinion: Ethics and Integrity? Tealive Has None

Change or Be Changed: The Marketing Mantra in Today’s Business World

First published in EFY Magazine Vol.3 2016 Adapt, or lose out. This is the philosophy when it comes to marketing in today’s world, according to Celcom Axiata Berhad chief executive officer Dato Sri Shazalli Ramly. Speaking during the recent Asia Pacific Marketing Congress (Appies), he shared his insights on marketing in a fast-driven, rapidly changing consumer market. By Eris C Business today is not like … Continue reading Change or Be Changed: The Marketing Mantra in Today’s Business World

Achievement Unlocked: I Got Published in the BBC! :D

Hey guys! I have some very exciting news! I got an article published on BBC!  Yep, that BBC. It’s a writeup on the stigma against dark skin in Malaysia. You can view it here: IS THAT AWESOME OR WHAT?  Sorry I’m shouting; I’m just so excited 😀 Granted, that was published like a week ago and I’ve been so busy I haven’t had time to … Continue reading Achievement Unlocked: I Got Published in the BBC! 😀