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CNY Eve Dinner- cooking or eating at restaurant?

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Kota Kinabalu vegetarian

The eve of Chinese New Year carries a great significance as it is the time where the entire family would make it a point to gather together to have a reunion dinner. The Malaysian highways would be massively jammed for the few days leading up to the date as families travel back to their respective [...]

Buying or making your own hampers for Chinese New Year

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CNY hampers

If you wish to visit a place with huge variety of hampers that does not feature cheap, ciplak items (especially if you wish to buy hampers to send to your suppliers), you may consider checking out the hampers selection at AEON (former Jaya Jusco). This is especially in large outlets like in One Utama whereby [...]

CNY Decoration at The Curve Mall

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CNY Deco at the Curve

Just thought to share with you the beautiful CNY decoration at the Curve Mall in Mutiara Damansara. The theme this year is The Roaring Lions where a few tones of Lions, usually seen in Lion Dance performances are being displayed: My favourite is of course the purple colour one. What is yours? During Chinese New [...]

Shopping for Chinese New Year decorations/ baking supplies in Klang Valley

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The best place to shop for Chinese New Year decorations would undoubtedly be from Petaling Street (Chinatown) or Jalan Sultan area in Kuala Lumpur. With Christmas just over, the shops would now be focusing on the sale of Chinese New Year decorative items. The variety and choices are huge because for decades Chinatown has been [...]

CNY Decoration at Dong Chan Si (Fo Kuang Shan) at Jenjarom

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Each year, the Chinese decoration is spectacular at Fo Kuang Shan Dong Chan Si at Jenjarom. The lighting is even more beautiful at night. Below are some of the photos taken on the visit to the place during day time on the third day of the Chinese New Year:   Even though Jenjarom is located [...]

Shopping for festive items for CNY- good deals by hypermarkets

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It is now nearing festive session (Chinese New Year CNY) and everyone is really busy shopping for the festival. Hypermarkets are throwing in huge last minute discounts on various items such as can drinks, biscuits and rice. Last weekend when I visited Giant, it was packed to the brim. The nice thing is during each [...]

CNY Deco at 1 Utama Shopping Mall at Bandar Utama

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Below are some photos taken of the 1 Utama Chinese New Year CNY deco for 2018. Old Wing: The deco in the old wing is not as elaborate as the new wing. Below is the decoration taken from the top down:     This year the deco is not as elaborate as previous years but [...]

Lion Dance performance- how to plan and source for your company

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Generally, companies would arrange for Lion Dance performance for opening ceremonies, milestone events, cultural performance and Chinese New Year. During CNY, the Lion Dance troup would get very busy. There was few years where I helped to organize the Lion Dance performance for my department. I would share my experience and at provide the Lion [...]

CNY deco (affordable and inexpensive) sold at Mr DIY

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CNY deco at MrDIY

From an earlier article written on CNY deco from MrDIY, there are more Chinese New Year decorations that have been added at MrDIY. Below are just some but in actual fact, they have much more selections. CNY shopping bags- these recycle bags are useful to put in gifts and mandarin oranges when visiting, especially if [...]

Chinese New Year deco sold at Mr DIY

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CNY deco at MrDIY

Mr DIY has started selling decos for Chinese New Year quite early. When I went to Mr DIY about a week ago, I was pleasantly surprised to find the Chinese New Year CNY deco being sold at their stores: There are various decorations, some generic (eg Fortune Gold blocks or God of Fortune) and some [...]