Wednesday, June 29, 2011

From Embroidered polo shirts to Tumi luggage - Lead Apparel

Besides being a food paradise, Malaysia is also noted for its shopping, more so if the exchange rate is to your advantage. Huge malls, especially in cities of Kuala Lumpur, Penang and Johor Bahru sell everything from electronics software, hardware and gadgets, to toys, bags, shoes and clothes though embroidered polo shirts are hard to come by. If you are looking for embroidered polo shirts, Lead Apparel is the place to go to.

Not only do they specialize in embroidered polo shirts and Screen Printing Custom Orders, theirs is a one-stop shop for clothing - more than 100,000 items are available to buy that would make any shopper spoilt for choice! You can find top quality clothing for both men and women - jackets, pants, shirts, polo shirts, shorts, sweatshirts, underwear and socks. You have practically at your fingertips a wide selection of choices for colors and sizes to choose from. For instance, Carhartt jackets come in a few colors and as many as eight different sizes for the entire family.

Lead Apparel also offers clothing for kids and babies as well as custom made uniforms for team sports including basketball, soccer, baseball, softball and others. Accessories are also available. They include bags and totes including briefcases, duffels and golf bags, belts, gloves, scarves, socks, bath towels and robes and more. Looking for Tumi luggage specifically? You can find it here too. They have a wide selection of luggage from Back-packs to Garment bags to Business cases to Wallets and Passport cases to Shoulder and Crossbody bags to Wheeled luggage and many more. Endless choices of travel paraphernalia can be found on this site.

Shopping on Lead Apparel is easy and convenient as the site is easy to navigate and everything is categorized accordingly. Every category is visible at a glance thanks to their user-friendly drop-down menu system. Shopping here for the first time? You'll get a 10% discount on your purchases and if you are in the United States and buy more than $75, shipping is free!

Not sure what gift to get for a friend or a family member? A Gift card is just what you are looking for. A Gift card allows for freedom to shop as and when and what the recipient likes. Gift-giving is never easier! Shop at Lead Apparel - every clothing you and your family need is right here under one roof - high quality products at the lowest pricing.

Friday, June 24, 2011

From Acid cigars to CAO cigars and more..Cigar Place

If you are a cigar afficionado, chances are you would have already know about this cigar site. If not, Cigar Place would certainly be a good new cigar site to add on to your bookmarks.

Touted as The Best Place to Buy Cigars, their list of top quality cigars will surely impress you. For ease of access, all cigars are listed in alphabetically order from Acid cigars to Camacho Havana to Gurkha Ancient Warrior to J. Fuego Delirium and more. If you are looking for CAO cigars, you can find a range of CAO cigars here.

At Cigar Place, all manner of cigars are available. You can find Samplers, Small cigars, Flavored cigars, Bundles, Limited editions, Specials, even Name Brand 2nds. Check them all out. Some of them are going fast with the kind of discounts they are offering. Get them for yourself or they even make great gifts for friends, business associates and family.

Looking for accessories to go along with your cigar purchase? There is a wide range of accessories here from simple to fanciful ashtrays, cutters & punchers, to humidifiers, lighters and hygrometers and more gizmos and gadgets. Need a cigar humidor? They have humidors too to help you store cigars and other tobacco products at a constant level of humidity.

Why is Cigar Place the shop of choice? They guarantee Complete Privacy & Security, 24-hour turnaround and the Best prices! And to top it all, they guarantee something called "Two Cigars" meaning that they guarantee the freshness and quality of their products 100%. If you are not satisfied after smoking two cigars you purchase from them, they will offer you an exchange and pay all shipping costs. If that is not satisfactory, they will refund all money including shipping costs. There, what's not to love about shopping here at Cigar Place!

Get exclusive offers and free cigars by signing up for their Newsletter. Other offers include 1st of the month $1 shipping, Free stuff Friday, Early Bird Special, and more. Cigar Place - you'd want to hang out here!

School fundraising ideas from Nature's Vision Fundraising

Private schools here in Malaysia are not funded by the government but depend on generating their own funds to keep the school going. Therefore, fundraisers for schools are a common activity organized by private schools.

If you are in a private school or even a public school organizing fundraisers or need school fundraising ideas, here is a site that is helpful.

Nature's Vision Fundraising not only has a ton of fundraising items that can help you reach your fundraising goals without a hitch, they also help you spread environmental awareness. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of Nature's Vision products goes towards conservation efforts and animal protection. For instance, a portion of all sales of Animal Planet products goes to support Animal Planet's project R.O.A.R., Animal Planet's project to help make the world a better place for animals.

Nature's Vision donates 6% from the sale of World Wildlife Fund products to the WWF to support their global conservation efforts to help protect wildlife and their habitats around the world.

Their catalog includes organic t-shirts with a variety of animal prints and colors, 100% cotton hats, jewelry items, wallets, carnival bags, mugs and sports-bottles, pure soy candles and diffusers, bath towels, towel ponchos, gift items and more. These not only make for great fundraising ideas for kids, adults will love these products too. The next time you think fundraising, think Nature's Vision Fundraising - for that extra zing in products and for a Greener World.

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

LeeBeauty is a Beauty Supply Warehouse

Looking for Indian remy hair extensions or lace front wigs for black women? Here is a website where you will find what you are looking for and more!

LeeBeauty is not only an online beauty store, it is a beauty supply warehouse. Everything hair and accessories can be found on this awesome store whose prices are surprisingly low offering great savings for the shopper.

The easy-to-navigate site has its products categorized accordingly making it easy to locate the products you are looking for. For instance, their hair extension products are divided into the various extensions available, and further subdivided into types, brands and styles. Their wigs in the Wig Center are similarly categorized making shopping a breeze.

Skin care products are available both for women and men from cleansing to lightening products to hair care to products for the eyes, face, lips and feet, and more. Shaving cream and shaving powder are available for men as well as hair color and hair care products, even wigs.

Hair solutions including hair care products, moisturisers, hair treatments, hair growth, shampoos, hair colors. foams and wraps, etc., are also available on LeeBeauty. Products and accessories for nails and eyelashes can also be found here so are other beauty tools such as hair accessories, curling iron, flat iron, clippers, trimmers, brushes and combs and the like.

Beauty is not complete without good pieces of jewelry. Here, you will be able to find beautiful jewelry from earrings to bracelets and necklaces to anklets and more. Handbags and stockings are also available. So are belly rings.

If you are in the United States, you can get free shipping for a purchase above $100, if not shipping is just at $2.95! Check out this beauty store for quality and great savings. Their products are on sale right now and some for as low as with a 30% discount!

Saturday, June 18, 2011

Tapir rescue

Here in Malaysia, wild animals sometimes roam into residential areas in search of food - probably due to scarcity of it in their natural habitat due to human encroachment in the name of development.

A male tapir was on Thursday rescued from a drain he had fallen into. He must have been in pain - note the wound on the length of his back.

From The Star..
Residents and Department of Wildlife and National Parks officers helping a tapir out of a drain at a housing area in Kempadang Perdana, Kuantan. It was a struggle for the rescuers as the 350kg adult male tapir turned aggressive. It had fallen into the drain late on Thursday and was finally rescued at 8.30am yesterday. The tapir suffered some minor injuries. - Bernama

Friday, June 17, 2011

Organizations are turning to Web conferencing

Malaysia remains one of the cheapest destinations around for holding conferences. This takes into account conference facilities, amenities and conveniences, accommodations, food, a safe environment and other factors. But when it comes down to cost-saving measures and realizing better profit margins, companies are turning to more impactful avenues to drive their business. More and more organizations are turning to Web conferencing.

With technology at the level it is today, companies would do well to tap into this resource to drive their business. A Web conference not only saves money for the company, it also saves time when meetings and discussions can be conducted online and no physical travel involved. Employees now no longer need to travel half the world for a meeting with a client or peers. Decisions can be made quicker and projects can be initiated and achieved with a better timeline.

If your company is looking into web conferencing services, do check out The Conference Group. They deliver more than Web conference calls. Besides web conferencing, they also offer audio conferencing and video conference solutions. They have the answers your company needs to stay ahead in the global marketplace. The Conference Group has the solutions to fit your unique business need.

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

RON97 petrol reduced by 10 sen to RM2.80 a litre

The price of RON97 petrol will be reduced by 10 sen to RM2.80 per litre from midnight Wednesday. This is the first reduction since the price was floated at market rates.The last increase on May 5 saw a hike of 20 sen to RM2.90 per litre.

There have been four increases in RON97 petrol price since the beginning of this year.

However, the price of RON95 petrol remains at RM1.90 a litre.

Source: The Star

Mannequins and display shelves

If you are setting up a store selling products, A-2-Z Store Fixture & Mannequins is where you would want to check out for fixtures and stuff like that. If it's a clothing store you are opening, they have a wide selection of mannequins for sale. There are many mannequin options. Available in different shapes, sizes, poses and colors, these artificial doll displayers can wear the latest fashion trends allowing business owners to target their preferred clientele. You can choose from their range of abstract mannequins, realistic mannequins, headless mannequins, torso forms, jersey covered forms or dressmaker forms, just to name a few. Whether your preference is for a mannequin that sits, stands or lies down, A-2-Z Store Fixture & Mannequins can help owners of clothing business find the perfect mannequins to highlight the products they sell.

Besides mannequins, A-2-Z Store Fixture & Mannequins also offers clothing racks, glass display cases, supermarket/gondola shelving and units. A gondola shelving unit is functional and versatile and most ideal for convenient stores, retails stores and supermarkets of any size. They come in a range of widths and heights to suit your need for your store. With affordable prices for used and new units, these supermarket shelving units can be used to display items including toys, cosmetics, hardware products and more.

Clothing racks are not only for retail stores, showrooms and warehouses, these clothing racks are also perfect for homes. With adjustable heights from 55 inches to 65 inches, these racks are perfect for displaying shirts, pants, tee’s and even long elegant gowns.

Why shop with A-2-Z Store Fixture & Mannequins? Being one of the top retailers in glass display cases including glass showcases, corner combinations, jewelry showcases, wall mount cases, wrap counters, register stands and trophy displays, you will have a good selection to choose from for your display needs If you shop with them now, in May, you will get to enjoy 10% on all purchases above $300.

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Tremors felt in Malaysia from earthquakes in Sumatra

Two earthquakes struck Sumatra this morning and tremors were felt here on the west coast of Malaysia, including parts of Kuala Lumpur.

Indonesia sits on the Pacific “Ring of Fire,” where the meeting of continental plates causes high seismic activity, and Sumatra is particularly prone to earthquakes.

Read details here - Earthquakes in Sumatra and Tremors felt in West Malaysia

Designer Wallets and more

If it's a tumi wallet or any other designer mens wallet you are looking for either for yourself or as a gift to a friend or a family member, you need look no further than Wallet Nation.

Wallet Nation carries many designer wallets including Levis wallets, Tommy Hilfiger Wallets, Tumi Wallets, Guess Wallets, Nike Wallets, Columbia Wallets, Dickies Wallets, Timberland Wallets, Converse Wallets and more. Check out the website. You'd be amazed at their wide selection and the easy navigation and access to what you are looking for. You can access wallets by their wallet type as in Bi-fold, Tri-Fold, Card Case, Money Clip and so forth. You can even browse wallets by material type including leather, cotton, canvas, etc. Looking for a stainless steel wallet? Wallet Nation has that too. Want a wallet in your favorite color? You'd be amazed at their color range from black, blue to orange and purple and more.

Novelty wallets are also available. If you are buying a wallet for a child, why not buy him a Superhero wallet? Or how about a Video Game wallet? Check them all out. Cool wallets they have.

If you are looking for a money clip wallet, there is a wide selection to choose from too. Besides wallets, Wallet Nation also carries bags & backpacks, belts, passport holders, mens jewelry, jackets and many other items. Check them out on their website. While you are at it, don't forget to check out their Sales and Deals. You may get your wallet at the price you like.

Monday, June 13, 2011

KTM to end KL-Ipoh shuttle train service on July 1

From The Star..

KUALA LUMPUR: KTM Berhad will end its Kuala Lumpur-Ipoh-Kuala Lumpur shuttle train service on July 1.

The coaches on that service will be switched to routes that have a higher passenger density, KTM said in statement on Monday.

Passengers using the service to be terminated will have the choice of using Ekspress Rakyat, Ekspress Sinaran Utara, Ekspress Senandung Langkawi and Ekspress Senandung Mutiara from KL Sentral to Ipoh and Ipoh to KL Sentral.

Passengers can use the ETS fast train, which also operates this route.

For details on these services, passengers can check or or

Sunday, June 12, 2011

Womens fitness and Pregnancy information and more - Healthy Women

Today's women are more aware of their health and body and are taking great pains to maintain or boost both. Without a doubt, womens fitness is key to well-being allowing women to live life to the fullest with the best of fitness and health.

In this age of technology, information is easily available. Informed women are empowered to take positive steps to ensure good health and a better quality of life.

Healthy Women is a great website with news and information on womens health and fitness. The site is easy to navigate with information categorized into several topics for easy access.

Health centers cover topics ranging from aging to allergies, diabetes, flu & cold to mens health and so forth. Conditions and treatments cover conditions of ailments and types of treatments available. Healthy Living has advice on diet and nutrition, managing stress, aging & beauty and more.

The Pregnancy & Parenting section has pregnancy information and pregnancy advice along with information on newborn care, toddlers to teens, even advice for healthy mom. Want to know about menopause, that too is available in the Midlife & Beyond section.

If you have a query or require information, you can submit your query to Ask the Expert. There is also a section for women to share their views and experiences. WomenTalk Blog is also where you can share your knowledge and experiences.

Healthy Women also features related publications for added reading and information-sharing. Healthy Women is not to be missed. Bookmark it and spread the word. Your friends and family will thank you.

Saturday, June 11, 2011

Receive fast payment when you sell coins at Affiliated Auctions

Here in Malaysia, guns are allowed to be owned only with a license and even then only a very small percentage of the public own guns. If you are in a country where guns are allowed and common and you collect guns as a hobby, chances are a gun auction may interest you. If you are looking to secure rare guns and interesting weaponry, you may want to check out

Not only do they have gun auctions, they also conduct military surplus auctions from uniforms to medals to photos, badges and equipment. Collectors would be surprised and pleased with the wide selection they have.

Coin collectors can also buy or sell coins, both silver and gold here. Coins and currency of different denominations and countries are available for auction and sale. Gold and Silver ~ including Bullion, Bars and Scrap or Broken Jewelry are also available. They are also accepted if you are selling. Other precious items available include jewellery and diamonds, watches and timepieces.

AffiliatedAuctions deals in a lot more items besides what's mentioned above. Collectors would be happy to find Art Glass & Glassware, Bronze & Fine Porcelain, Fine Artwork, Documents & Manuscripts, Dolls and Toys a many others.

They are always buying and accepting consignments so there would always be new items to add to one's collection. If you have anything to sell, be it a single item or a large collection, you can stop by at their gallery or contact them if you would like to consign them for their next auction.

People place their trust on Affiliated Auctions & Realty for a number of strong reasons. They have years of experience in the business and carry membership with such associations as the National Auctioneer Association, the Tallahassee Board of Realtors, the Georgia Board of Realtors, the Orders & Medals Society, the Jewelers Board of Trade, the American Numismatic Association and more - all in the United States. There are more reasons. They offer fast turnaround, they deliver fast payment, their fantastic reach and the exposure they offer as their auctions and events are advertised in national and international trade publications, on the Internet, and more.

Friday, June 10, 2011

Grape plants from Willis Orchards

Every region in the world has its own vegetation including fruits and vegetables. Malaysia is a country with plenty of land for development and agriculture. Being in the tropics what thrives best in this climate of scorching heat and heavy rainfall are fruits suited to this kind of climate.

If you are in a temperate climate and are looking to plant a good fruit tree or even to fill your yard with trees, whether fruit-bearing trees or otherwise, check out Willis Orchard Company. Or if you already have an orchard and are looking to increase your crop, Willis is certainly the place to check out too.
Willis Orchard Company provides the highest quality fruit trees, shade trees, flowering trees, palm trees, nut trees and plants at the most affordable prices. Not only that, you would also be provided with practical advice from their knowledgeable Willis Orchard Company Customer Reviews experts. Every customer will be assured of their attentive customer service and accorded their famous "Friendly Guarantee" on every product they sell. This translates to a commitment to delivering every customer a healthy quality tree or plant be it pomegranate trees or Grape plants. Every plant or tree that goes out to a customer will be exactly what the customer orders - of the correct size and variety specified, the first time.

If you are interested in blueberry plants instead, Willis has a wide selection of blueberry plants from Bluecrop Northern Highbush Blueberry Plant to Blueray Northern Highbush Blueberry to Brigitta Northern Highbush Blueberry and more.

You would be surprised at how affordable their trees and plants are. The more you buy, the better the prices become. Check out the website which is very easy to navigate and full of information. You can also call them tollfree for more information.

Thursday, June 09, 2011

Magnum makes the best waterproof boots

Online shopping has caught on in Malaysia particularly with the young generation who are IT-savvy and are thus more familiar with shopping online. Shopping online offers many advantages. The main advantage being you don't need to leave your home saving you the hassle of battling traffic and parking woes. Online stores normally have a wide selection of products. Coupon codes can result in substantial savings sometimes.

Here in Malaysia, shoes are aplenty but boots are hard to come by, so online shopping for boots is a great option. I found a boots site that sells Magnum boots. Whether it's duty boots you are looking for or perhaps wide width boots for your feet-size, you will find them at

Magnum boots have been enhanced with new features as a result of their hydro management nano technology. This ion-mask™ technology is a quantum leap forward in performance, for certified safety and uniform footwear.

Magnum boots are designed to be lightweight (without sacrificing durability), comfortable, and full of enhanced features - all to make sure your boots are the last thing on your mind.

Being waterproof boots and with enhanced features, Magnum boots are the preferred choice of the police force, the military, paramedics, security personnel, firemen and others. That speaks volumes about the high standards of Magnum boots, boots that see you through in any situation and terrain, any time of the day or night.

Monday, June 06, 2011

Stylish Organza bags from Paper Mart

In Malaysia, we still get bags from shopping so there is no need to bring along our reusable bags. The exception is on Saturdays when most supermarkets and hypermarkets charge 20sen for each plastic bag needed.

Buying presents and getting them wrapped at the department store is also convenient. The usual procedure is to pay for the item at the cashier's and then proceed to the service counter for the present to be wrapped in the store's own wrapping paper. For added touch, a ribbon or too would spruce up the present. A carrier bag would round up the effect and paper bags are available close by at the counter. Another wonderful way to dress up a present is the use of organza bags and they do come in a number of colors for individual preference.

Some of us prefer to wrap our own presents and in this case, we would require a good stock of the various stationery and supplies. If you are looking to stock up on these supplies or if you are in the business and need to buy in bulk, here is a site you would want to check out. I have never seen any place that has such a wide range of paper supplies and stuff.

Paper Mart has items like bags, boxes, cans & jars; tubes, pouches and baskets to ribbons, bows and ties to tapes and fabric, even party and craft supplies and lots more! I'll have to agree with them that they are "The Largest and Most Complete Packaging Store". You simply have to check out this site. Anything you need for Retail and Industrial Packaging can be found here. Happy Shopping!

Travel Machu Picchu with Collette Vacations

Many Malaysians still have family in China so when China opened her doors to outsiders and Malaysia approved for travel to China, Malaysians started going to China either for tours or to visit relatives. China may now be the most popular destination when it comes to asia tours. In fact, China is such a huge country that a few trips would have to be made to truly experience the beauty of China.

With the current E.coli outbreak, countries that are not experiencing the outbreak have become the destinations of choice for a holiday. Countries such United States and Canada are now preferred instead of European countries. If Canada is on your travel itinerary, there are many choices of canada tours to choose from. Collette Vacations is the site to check out for well-organized and cheaper tour packages. Collette Vacations organize guided tours to countries around the globe. They have tours to North America, South America and Antartica, Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia and New Zealand. Thinking about travel machu picchu? They have that tour package too.

Collette Vacations is a family-run travel company and has been in the business for 91 years. Why guided tours? Because they take care of all the hassles of travel letting you have the fun. Also, Collette provides better rates not compromising on the quality of the tours. Check out their special offers and discounts.

Friday, June 03, 2011

Banks increase interest rates

From The Star..
(dated May 13)

PETALING JAYA: More banks have announced a revision upwards of their interest rates following Bank Negara’s hike of the benchmark overnight policy rate by 25 basis points to 3% last Thursday.

Hong Leong Bank Bhd, Hong Leong Islamic Bank Bhd, EON Bank Bhd and EONCap Islamic Bank Bhd said their respective base lending rate (BLR) and base financing rate (BFR) would respectively be raised by 30 basis points to 6.60% from 6.30%.

“Concurrently Hong Leong Bank’s and EON Bank’s fixed deposit (FD) interest rates will be revised upwards by up to 35 basis points. The new FD rates for 1 and 12 months will be increased to 2.90% and 3.25% (Flexi FD) respectively,” the banks said in a joint press release yesterday.

The AmBank group said in a press release that BLR, BFR and deposit rates would be revised effective from today.

“The BLR for AmBank (M) Bhd will increase by 30 basis points to 6.60% per annum. The BFR for AmIslamic Bank Bhd will increase by 30 basis points to 6.60% per annum,” it said.

For deposit rates, 1-month and 3-month tenure has been revised to 3% from 2.75%, the 6-month tenure to 3.25% from 2.90% and the 12-month tenure to 3.30% from 3.10%.

Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia Bhd and Standard Chartered Saadiq Bhd said in an emailed statement that their BLR and BFR has been respectively revised to 6.60%.

Thursday, June 02, 2011

Gymnastics Equipment for less

Need gymnastics equipment to outfit a gym? Nimble Supply manufactures gymnastics balance beams and junior horizontal bars. To fully equip a gymnastics gym, a variety of different beams are required and are available at Nimble Supply. Low balance beams are suitable for young gymnasts who are just learning to perform. They can practice their routines on the beam, and a fall will just result in a short step to the ground.

A high balance beam is necessary to simulate the feel of competition. All balance beams are four inches wide but the length can vary according to the need. Balance beams come in 4 feet increments. There are 4-foot, 8-foot, or 12-foot balance beams and all are available at Nimble Supply. There is also an option of an adjustable balance beam which can be put into a low position for practice, and then raised to simulate competition.

Horizontal Bars are also available. A horizontal bar is a more advance piece of gymnastic equipment. Most stationary horizontal bars come at a height of 4 feet. Adjustable horizontal bars are also available which can be adjusted to between three to six feet for individual preference.

Nimble Supply also makes folding gym mats that can be used with their balance beams and horizontal bars. Mats are not to be taken lightly as they are a very important part of gymnastics equipment. There are many types of mats to choose from. Folding mats are versatile and can be used for many different activities. Folding mats can be easily stored away to save room. Landing mats are useful for gymnasts who will be landing from a high piece of gymnastics equipment, such as a horizontal bar or a high beam. Sectional mats and incline mats are also available.

Nimble Supply is a store well-known for high quality gymnastics equipment for less. More savings can be realized if you purchase equipment by bundle. For instance, a bundle of beams & mats combined would cost less than if you were to buy them separately. Do browse the site for more combos. For more information, you can also call them toll-free.

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