koreanpress http://e.koreanpress.net koreanpress ko Wed,28 Nov 2007 01:00:00 +0900 john@koreanpress.net koreanpress http://e.koreanpress.net http://e.koreanpress.net/img/logo.gif Singapore warns against 2 health products from Malaysia http://e.koreanpress.net/detail.php?number=1890 ariari77 The Health Sciences Authority (HSA) has warned the public to avoid buying and consuming two health products from Malaysia that caused two elderly women to develop adverse reactions.In a press release on Nov 2, HSA said the two products - Wan Ling Ren Sem Chin Kuo Pill and Chong Cao Dan - were tested to contain undeclared Western medicinal ingredients.Both were promoted as traditional Chinese medicine claiming to contain herbal ingredients to help with conditions such as pain, numbness of the limbs and blood circulation.However, tests conducted by H... Wed, 8 Nov 2017 04:49:09 +0900 United Airlines launches non-stop Singapore-LA flights http://e.koreanpress.net/detail.php?number=1889 ariari77 The 14,000km journey is currently the world’s longest nonstop flight to or from the USUnited Airlines launched its daily non-stop flights between Singapore and Los Angeles on Oct 29.Flight UA38 departs Changi Airport at 11am Singapore time daily, arriving at Los Angeles International Airport at 11.15am Singapore time the same day. The flight is about 15 hours 15 minutes long, according to United Airlines.The returning flight, UA37, departs Los Angeles at 9.25pm, arriving in Singapore at 6.20am two days from departure. It is more than two hour... Wed, 8 Nov 2017 04:46:36 +0900 M'sia blocks Fan Fiction web portal for obscene content http://e.koreanpress.net/detail.php?number=1888 ariari77 The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has confirmed blocking the website Fan Fiction, which provides a popular online writers forum, following public complaints of obscene content.A spokesperson for the commission said the site was barred last week after it received feedback about the lewd and explicit nature of its erotic stories.“MCMC received complaints from the public on the contents of this website.“Our team made a detailed study and found that there were contents which include obscene scenes from their roma... Fri, 27 Oct 2017 05:21:59 +0900 McDonald’s Introduces Smartphone Lockers http://e.koreanpress.net/detail.php?number=1887 ariari77 ▶ Families are encouraged to lock away their devices so they are not distracted▶ The ‘Phone Off, Fun On’ campaign has rolled out at selected outlets in SingaporeMcDonald’s has introduced mobile phone lockers and table service at its flagship Marine Cove outlet in Singapore to help families rediscover quality time together, the fast-food chain said on Monday (Oct 16).The mobile phone locker, the first-of-its-kind in Singapore, encourages parents and children to put their devices away safely and focus on family bonding, it said.... Fri, 27 Oct 2017 05:18:17 +0900 Malaysia-Singapore forming subway shuttle company http://e.koreanpress.net/detail.php?number=1886 ariari77 New link to complement high speed intercity service, boost IskandarRail operators SMRT and Prasarana Malaysia signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) Tuesday (Sep 26) to form a joint venture company to finance, build and operate the Johor Baru-Singapore rail link that will be ready seven years from now.The signing ceremony for the Rail Transport System (RTS) Link paves the way for both sides to work on a joint venture agreement and the incorporation of a joint venture company that will operate the line, the two companies said.The JB-Singapore RTS ... Tue, 10 Oct 2017 07:10:27 +0900 AirAsia X launches exclusive direct route to Jeju from KL http://e.koreanpress.net/detail.php?number=1885 ariari77 Promo all-in fares starting from RM199 one-way to experience the mountains, oceans, foods and more of JejuAirAsia X announces Jeju, South Korea as its latest destination today, setting its course to commence 4 times weekly exclusive direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to the idyllic island on 12 December 2017 with promotional all-in fares from RM199 one-way.The special promo of all-in fares from RM199 one-way on standard seat and RM899 one-way on award winning Premium Flatbed will run from 10 to 15 October 2017 for travel between 12 December 2017 and 25... Tue, 10 Oct 2017 05:58:41 +0900 Taste of the exotic…‘Nasi lemak’ condoms from Malaysia http://e.koreanpress.net/detail.php?number=1884 ariari77 A Malaysian condom company is hoping to spice up sex lives with a contraceptive that tastes like the country's ultimate comfort food - nasi lemak.Industry giant Karex, which claims to be the world's biggest condom maker, already offers an array of flavours in various pleasure-boosting textures, from grape to the pungent tropical fruit durian. It is now set to launch a condom inspired by nasi lemak, originally a cheap breakfast consumed at street-side stalls but now common across the country.The dish consists of rice cooked with coconut milk, served wi... Thu, 5 Oct 2017 15:46:33 +0900 Parking.sg app available for download http://e.koreanpress.net/detail.php?number=1883 ariari77 The Parking.sg app, which lets motorists pay for parking at public carparks through their mobile phones, is already available for download.According to the Apple App Store and Google Play store, the app was updated on both stores on Friday (Sept 29).As of Saturday (Sept 30) 11.40pm, the app was downloaded between 1,000 and 5,000 times on the Google Play store, with 29 reviews. The Apple App Store does not give an indication of the number of times an app has been downloaded.The Parking.sg app was announced by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at this y... Thu, 5 Oct 2017 15:42:09 +0900 China town Mid-Autumn Festival 2017 http://e.koreanpress.net/detail.php?number=1882 ariari77 - Nostalgic-themed lantern display featuring Singapore’s traditional lanterns inspires this year’s Street Light-Up- Family togetherness celebrated at inaugural Mid-Autumn Family FestThis year’s Chinatown Mid-Autumn Festival (牛车水庆中秋) invites local and overseas visitors to immerse themselves in the most well-loved traditions of the annual festival. Themed “Celebrations of our Traditions 《传统新意庆中秋,同心共乐贺团圆》”, this year’s festival will bring back the traditional cellophane lante... Thu, 21 Sep 2017 04:14:41 +0900 42-year-old man dies during Singapore International Triathlon http://e.koreanpress.net/detail.php?number=1881 ariari77 A competitor died during the swim portion of the Singapore International Triathlon on Sunday (10 Sept), the Triathlon Association of Singapore (TAS) said in a statement.The man, identified in media reports as Steve Begley, 42, was given immediate medical assistance and resuscitation was attempted by a doctor using an Automated External Defibrillator. He was transported to Singapore General Hospital for treatment, but could not be revived.“We have established contact with his family and we will do our best to render them any assistance they may r... Mon, 11 Sep 2017 10:34:38 +0900 ORACLE Brings Korean Leading Beauty Center in Kuala Lumpur http://e.koreanpress.net/detail.php?number=1880 ariari77 Oracle Beauty Center, leading Korea and the world’s largest beauty center, celebrated the official Grand Opening in the heart of Kuala Lumpur on 24 August 2017.With a global network of 70 centers including Japan, Hong Kong Taiwan, China, the Philippines and Vietnam; the first Oracle was brought to Malaysia with HSC Healthcare Group located at Menara HSC, less than 2km away from the iconic Petronas Twin Towers KLCC. Mr. Derrick Chan, Group Chief Executive Officer of HSC Healthcare Group stated, “We are proud to bring a true Korean beauty ... Mon, 11 Sep 2017 10:27:25 +0900 Transformation, Creativity and Beyond: 18th APRCE 2017 http://e.koreanpress.net/detail.php?number=1879 ariari77 Transformation, Creativity and Beyond: 18th​ ​APRCE 2017 to address new retail trends and issues in Asia-Pacific’s largest retail event in Kuala Lumpur The 18th Asia-Pacific Retailers Convention and Exhibition (APRCE) will take place at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre from October 25 to 27, 2017. About 3,000 delegates from 18 countries are expected at Asia Pacific’s largest retail event which is held once every two years. Organised by the Malaysia Retailers Association (MRA) and endorsed by Federation of AsiaPacific Retailers Associ... Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:20:04 +0900 Singapore launches the first human milk bank http://e.koreanpress.net/detail.php?number=1877 ariari77 Mothers who do not have enough breast milk to feed their premature or sick infants will now be able to draw on Singapore’s first human milk bank launched on Thursday as part of a new three-year pilot between KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH) and Temasek Foundation Cares.The programme aims to “provide a ready supply of safe, pasteurised human breast milk” donated for premature and sick neonates of mothers who may be unable to provide adequate breast milk to support their babies’ requirement”, said KKH and T... Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:12:16 +0900 Health Ministry: Malaysia does not import eggs from Europe http://e.koreanpress.net/detail.php?number=1878 ariari77 Malaysia is not importing chicken eggs from Europe that are allegedly contaminated with fipronil chemicals as published by the media recently.Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah, in a statement, tonight said the European Union delegates to Malaysia had also confirmed that no eggs or egg products from European countries were exported to this country.“Ministry of Health (MOH) is always sensitive and caring about things that can threaten the consumers health.“If users have any concerns about any food safety issues, please... Thu, 17 Aug 2017 21:05:00 +0900 Man found dead at Fajar LRT station was struck by 2 trains http://e.koreanpress.net/detail.php?number=1876 ariari77 A 43-year-old man who was found dead at Fajar LRT station in March had been drunk when he fell onto the tracks, a coroner’s inquiry heard on Aug 16(Wednesday).When he fell at 12.42am, Ang Boon Tong had 232mg of alcohol per 100ml of blood - almost three times the legal limit of alcohol for drivers, the inquiry heard.CCTV footage showed that although he had hit his head, he was still alive and able to sit up. But he was unable to find his way off the tracks and was hit by an off-service train seven minutes later.The sole passenger on the train -... Wed, 16 Aug 2017 20:55:00 +0900 Field-testing 5G connectivity in Malaysia http://e.koreanpress.net/detail.php?number=1875 ariari77 The domestic telecommunications technology is set to evolve into a whole new level after Celcom Axiata Bhd and Ericsson conducted the country's first 5G trial on May 19.Deputy Minister of Communications and Multimedia Datuk Jailani Johari said the 5G technology was crucial - from empowering the local industry across telecommunication, finance and industrial sectors; to government and private sectors - thus becoming the key to achieving the target to become a developed nation by 2020."With the recent launch of the premier digital hub of the world'... Sat, 20 May 2017 04:52:06 +0900 “You Can Now Buy Luxury Cars through a Vending Machine” http://e.koreanpress.net/detail.php?number=1874 ariari77 Singapore is now home to the world’s largest luxury car vending machine. Owned by Autobahn Motors, the real-life car collection box can house 60 luxury sports cars from some of the world’s biggest brands.Imagine a vending machine, but for Ferraris, Lamborghinis Bentleys, and Porsches. It’s the quirky car buying experience you didn’t know you needed. 15-story tower filled with high-end cars from used car seller Autobahn Motors opened recently in Singapore, according to the company’s website. The structure can hold up to ... Sat, 20 May 2017 04:36:46 +0900 Singapore Heritage Festival 2017 kicks off http://e.koreanpress.net/detail.php?number=1873 ariari77 Hawker stalls will line the Singapore River once again, harking back to the 1970s and early 1980s when Empress Place Food Centre was the epicentre of hot satay and cooling coconut water. Temporary stalls selling food - including satay, of course - will be part of the 14th edition of the Singapore Heritage Festival, said the National Heritage Board (NHB). These stalls will open on May 12 and 13.The NHB expects about 1.5 million visitors for this year’s festival which will run over three weekends from April 28 to May 14.The festival, organised wit... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 06:47:41 +0900 American Olympian Joins Volleyball World Tour in Langkawi http://e.koreanpress.net/detail.php?number=1872 ariari77 KUALA LUMPUR, 11 APRIL 2017 – David McKienzie, American Olympic volleyball player and husband to Malaysia’s sweetheart, Lana Nordin, will take on the shores of Pantai Cenang in the 2017 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour – Malaysia Open coming Saturday and Sunday, 15 and 16 April 2017. The former Olympian will partner with 27-year-old Andrew Dentler as the wildcard team in the men’s game.Born on 5 July 1979, the 37-year-old indoor volleyball player joined the U.S. National Team in 2001. In 2003, he helped the team in winning the NOR... Tue, 11 Apr 2017 07:51:59 +0900 Singapore to shutter 2G services by April 1 http://e.koreanpress.net/detail.php?number=1871 ariari77 Singapore will pull the plug on 2G mobile services on 1 April 2017, in a bid to free up bandwidth for 3G and 4G services that better meet the needs of consumers and businesses in the city-state.The move was first announced in 2015 by the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), which had approved the request by all three Singapore telcos – Singtel, StarHub and M1 – to switch off their 2G networks.IMDA said it took into consideration the evolving technology landscape and migration of consumers to 3G and 4G technologies, which offer more... Thu, 6 Apr 2017 09:02:24 +0900