tzu chi moon cake

Time to lit up the lantern…

Time for another celebration!, now our Chinese fellow will gather to eat moon cakes while the children will be playing with their colorful lantern. It’s mid autumn, the time for lantern festivals.

This year Tourism Malaysia will organize a 2.5km lantern procession at historic Kuala Lumpur Chinatown. This lantern procession is in conjunction with the 1Malaysia Lantern Tourism Festival 2011. So if you want to witness the event, it will be held on this Saturday 10/9 at 8pm.

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— asmaliana


Malaysian noodles in New York

Ney York city Streets-pic by glazaro flickr..

Malaysia Kitchen for the World event will be held in New York this 27th of September. I don’t know whether mee mamak or kue teow goreng kerang can be found during the New York Malaysian noodles festival. But it is said that variety of Malaysian noodles on Malay, Chinese and Indian will be featured…

Published: Thursday September 8, 2011 MYT 12:00:00 PM
All about Malaysian noodles at NY food celebration

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— asmaliana

lorry accident

289 deaths for Hari Raya

I witness this accident during Ramadan recently..

289 death on ops sikap 24 is a figure that we all should worried about. It is said that the 289 figure was the highest since the operation was launched a decade ago. This shows that our friendly and courteous custom are not applied at the road.

Read news about 289 deaths the worst on Ops Sikap record.

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— asmaliana


Malaysia free from bird flu virus

from bird flu faq sheet here..

This country declared bird flu free since last case in 2007. Read it in the news here. Last month United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reported the resurgence of deadly bird flu virus in Kuala Lumpur.

But the reported denied by Malaysia Ministry of Health because until now there is no new cases being found. Although no cases of bird flu, FAO called for cautious and heightened surveillance in Malaysia and other South East Asia country because FAO thinks that the virus could possibly spread from China and Vietnam. Read the report here.

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— asmaliana

malaysia custom book

Handbook for Malaysian Customs & Etiquette

Can get it at MPH bookstore..

Yesterday Tourism Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ng Yen Yen launched a book on Malaysian Customs & Etiquette. The 124 pages book are all about promoting Malaysia customs and can help tourist to understand local tradition. It also can be guide to what do’s and don’t here.

From Bernama

Malaysian Customs And Etiquette Book To Promote Cultural Traditions

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 6 (Bernama) — An experienced speaker on Malaysian protocol, etiquette and manners, customs and culture, Datuk Paduka Noor Aini Abdullah has launched a new edition of the Malaysian Customs and Etiquette handbook to promote Malaysian cultural traditions.

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— asmaliana

melaka open house

Month of ‘Open Houses’

Melaka State Hari Raya Open house recently…

The culture of visiting each other during religious celebration is common in Malaysia. Starting from a family houses to nearest neighbor around the house, friends outside the area to the bigger state or national open houses.

During Eidul Fitri, especially during first 3 day of it, generally every Malay / Muslim houses are open to visitors. At least a variety of biscuit will be served at the table.

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— asmaliana

Feel the warmth in Southeast Asia

The weather in South East Asia are generally warm. As you all know the SEA country are united under the ASEAN (the Association of Southeast Asian Nations). The Members are:Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.

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— asmaliana

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