Back in Year 2012, I used to have a current account with a cheque book to pay for bills. Then IBG fee was reduced to 10 cent starting from May 2013 to encourage people to use electronic banking. Since then I settle most of my bills via Internet Banking. From 1st April 2014, there will be additional processing fee of RM 0.50 imposed on the issuer of cheque. This is another move to promote online banking.
Muamalat Mutual-i Campaign is a product bundling of unit trust (UT) and deposits (CASA), offering customers to participate in local equity investment vehicle and enjoy a potentially high profit rate from their deposits placement. This campaign is available until 30 April 2014.
*PROMOTION : 6th Putrajaya International@Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2014*!
The International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta returns to Putrajaya in 2014!
Putrajaya once again host a fiesta like no other in
the country. The thriving government capital will be converted to a
major tourist and visitor attraction site over a four-day period from 27
– 30 March 2014. An event that is not to be missed, 2014’s fiesta is
the sixth installment of the internationally recognized hot air balloon
fiesta, featuring the attendance of more than 20 hot air balloons all
over the world, including at least five special shaped hot air balloons.
Admission is free so all are welcome to experience a fresh view of the
skies by going on the tethered hot air balloon rides or coast the
stunning Putrajaya skyline in a helicopter joy ride. For those who
search for a bit of adventure, the Mountain Dew Extreme Zone boasts an
array of outdoor fun including water zorbing and rock climbing. Food and
beverage outlets aplenty, be sure to grab a meal at KFC outlets at the
fiesta and remember to keep yourself hydrated.
will not miss out on the fun in the sun as they wait for the hot air
balloons to take flight – the kids’ play area is back this year and
offers a variety of amusement rides, coloring contests, arts &
crafts and many more.
*PROMOTION :Mom&Baby Expo@Nation Tour 2014 (Malaysia's Largest Branded Expo)! Mom & Baby Expo is having nation wide baby expo schedule for 2014! The nation expo will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Shah Alam, Pulau Pinang, Johor Bahru, Kuantan, and Malacca!
Electronic waste (e-waste) is a definition for computers, office electronic equipment, entertainment device electronics, mobile phones, television sets and refrigerators which are destined for reuse, resale, salvage, recycling or disposal.In Malaysia, e-waste disposal from the industrial sector was 134035 tonnes in Year 2009 and had increased to 163339 tonnes in Year 2010. A total 700000 tonnes of e-waste had been produced by households, the industrial sector and institutions.
2014 CNY has finally over. For all parents, have you deposited your kids' ang pow money into the bank? You can refer to the comparison of Child's Savings Account to decide which bank to place for the ang pow money. As you can see, RHB Bank is one of the banks that offers highest interest rate for its Junior Savings Account (SA).
MyHome scheme is a new initiative by the federal government to subsidize low cost houses to a maximum of RM 30000 for those first home owners earning RM 3000 and below. The government has allocated RM 300 million for the program and it will take off on 1st April 2014.
FRiENDi Mobile is the most affordable prepaid plan in Malaysia. However, FRiENDi Mobile does not support Mobile Number Portability (MNP) currently. If you do not wish to have two SIM cards (phones), you can consider U Mobile Prepaid.
*PROMOTION : Digi@75 outlets offer exclusively for DiGi users*! Let's MAKAN with OpenRice & DiGi! Now you may enjoy exclusive
discounts offers up to 50% from more than 75 outlets outlets nationwide! It is exclusively for DiGi subscribers. What you need to do is flash your Digi mobile screen to enjoy the offers!
Alliance XChange Account is an online interest-bearing foreign currency denominated current account which offers up to 8 foreign currencies (USD, GBP, AUD, SGD, EUR, JPY, NZD and HKD). Alliance Bank does not charge Annual Fees, Account Opening Fees, Conversion Fees and Service Fees on this account. Moreover, this account can be opened conveniently via allianceonline with a low initial deposit of 500 in your choice of foreign currency denomination (except for JPY).
*PROMOTION : SETIA SPICE@FREE ticket for prosperity concert (15/Feb)*! This Chinese New Year, S P Setia is bringing
to you the Setia Prosperity Power Concert featuring Taiwanese rock band -
Power Station and award winning local artistes.
I've previously shared on ways to renew road tax. Recently, I found out that AmBank also provides motor insurance/ takaful and road tax renewal for all at AmBank/ AmIslamic Bank branches. You have the privilege of instantly renewing your road tax at selected branches with “On The Spot” capability (immediate printing of road tax sticker).
*PROMOTION : McDonald's@RM1 for NEW BREKKIE WRAP*! Unwrap a whole new breakfast experience with McDonald's Brekkie Wrap.
A portable snack-sized wrap packed with a combination of fluffy
scrambled eggs, a choice of succulently grilled sausage or a smoky
chicken roll and a slice of cheese - all wrapped up in a whole wheat
tortilla and ready to go.
*PROMOTION : MamyPoko@exchange for FREE PANTS (GIANT) ~ (7-8/Feb & 14-15/Feb)*! MamyPoko is offer to get a bag of MamyPoko Easy Fit Pants for FREE! What you need to do is exchange for a pack of MamyPoko Easy Fit Pants with one piece of baby tape diaper polybag (excluding MamyPoko brands).
Western Union is a leader in global payment services, providing consumers and businesses with fast, reliable and convenient ways to send and receive money around the world, to send payments and to purchase money orders. Malaysia is an important market to Western Union with the company in its 12th year of service. Western Union has the largest customer base in Malaysia within the company’s operating network across the Asia Pacific region.
Happy Holidays to all Malaysians and Happy Chinese New Year to all Chinese! Going for movies during the long weekends? Good news to all Maybank Credit Cards and Maybank American Express Cards members! From 30th Jan 2014 until 30th Jan 2015, you can get exclusive discounts in TGV cinemas with your Maybankard.