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The 2010 Kuala Lumpur International Motor Show brings to the public one of the most elaborate showcases featuring green technology vehicles, concept cars and production models, underlining the pledge made by industry players for a greener and more sustainable motoring future.
 
A special appearances by Super GT Queens, Kozue Nitta (Koko) and Megumi Hattori (Mimi) attract large crowds last weekend at Low Yat Plaza IT shopping mall, Kuala Lumpur. In conjunction with Super GT International 2010, SIC has organised car displays at Pavilion KL, Sunway Pyramid and Empire Shopping Gallery.
 
The 2010 season marked the fifth year of partnership between Loterrer and Wakisaka. With three rounds completed in the series, the LEXUS TEAM PETRONAS TOM’S currently lead the Super GT 2010 series standings.  Both the drivers’ was also the GT500 overall champions in 2006.
 
The upcoming 2010 Super GT International Series Malaysia at Sepang Circuit is definitely an event not to missed especially Round 4 from June 18 till June 19. No of entry, 32 cars have confirmed their participation on Round 4 which would see an exciting and racing battles of 64 drivers in a GT cars.
 
Sepang 1000-Kilometer Endurance Race (S1K) challengers started their quest for long endurance battle of 181-lap. This is the second edition with Japan’s Juichi Umemoto of Pentagon J’s Racing Team leading from pole position. The weather afternoon is hot and partly cloudy skies.
 
Sepang International Circuit (SIC) will play host to Round 4 of the Japan’s biggest and hottest racing series ,marking the 10th anniversary of the event being held at the Sepang Circuit. GT race series is followed by fans from all around the world.
 
“Colours of 1Malaysia 2010” is a collection of street performances which was first launched in 1999 by the Ministry of Tourism to highlight Malaysia’s tourist attractions as well as to showcase Malaysia’s cultural heritage through music, songs and dances.
 
In giving more prominence to the series, the final rounds of bike and car championships are run with world class series with the bike competitions such as running as support races for the Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix.
 
12th edition of the Formula 1 PETRONAS Malaysian Grand Prix will be very difficult to call, according to circuit chairman Datuk Mokhzani Tun Dr Mahathir. It is still early days especially with the 2010 season expanded to 19 rounds.
 
After a hiatus of more than 10 years Malaysia will be sending a Wild Card entries to this year’s MotoGP 125cc event. Elly Idzlianizar Ilias and Mohd Zulfahmi Khairuddin were short listed from the Malaysian Wild Card program which initially started with 16 participants.
 
Team 1Malaysia Lotus F1 team receives a boost to setup motor sports facility and infrastructure in Malaysia. Sepang International Circuit which will host 1Malaysia Lotus F1 team would see new proposed facility which includes garages, a R&D center, car and bike showrooms, tuning companies, parts warehouses, a hotel and many more
 
Four young hopefuls, Elly Idzlianizar Ilias, Md. Iskandar Raduan, Mohd. Farid Ahmad and Mohd Zulfahmi Khairuddin are working hard to represent Malaysia for a spot in 125cc class. The former 250cc MotoGP rider, Shaharol Yuzy is in charge of passing his experience to the four young riders in the Malaysian Wildcard program. Shaharol is confident that any of the four riders have the chance racing into MotoGP 125cc class race as a Wildcard entry.
 
Malaysia has played host to MotoGP for 19 years, a pact which started in 1991. Coming to October, motorsports fans will be treated to the world’s biggest motorcycle race, and perhaps, the most exciting motor racing event worldwide at the Sepang International Circuit.
 
Team Petronas Syntium made their way up to win the race completing 306 laps in 12 hour Merdeka Endurance Race. The grand race was flagged off by Motorsport Association of Malaysia Chairman Dato’ Azman Yahya after the National anthem was played.
 
Defending champion team Porsche Club Singapore is set to start the tenth edition of the Merdeka Millennium Endurance Race tomorrow ahead of 43 cars; 15 cars in class O, 10 in class A1 and 19 in class A2. Come and watch the excitement where entrance to circuit is free.
 
Merdeka Millennium Endurance Race has established itself as a world class event with participation from drivers that have raced in Lemans, World Touring Car Championship and more. This year's edition with the country's top motorport expert gathering at the Sepang International Circuit to make this weekend a success for Malaysia in the month of Merdeka.
 
Cartrade Group is sponsors Volkswagen as the official  transport for Medeka Millennium Endurance Race. Dato Ilyas Mohamed of Cartrade Group handover vehicles to SIC Chief Strategy Officer Sharmila Nadarajah at the Volkswagen showroom, The Curve shopping mall.
 
Estimate around 50,000 spectators will be watching live  Super GT at Sepang. 33 teams from GT300 and GT500 will compete among themself, around the circuit for 54 laps. Beside Super GT will also have support races from Formula V6 Asia, GT3 Asia and Aston Martin Cup Asia.
 
This year, Joao Paulo Lima de Oliveira and Seiji Ara of WOODONE ADVAN Clarion GT would be trying very hard to defend the title they won last year at Sepang. After three rounds of Super GT 2009, the GT500 is currently led by combination of last year GT500 Super GT Round 4 winners.
 
The pageant celebrates its theme of 'Celebrating 45 Years of Beauty...A New Chapter Begins'. Miss Universe 2005 Natalie Glebova will make appearance in the most glamorous red-carpet event. Eighteen finalists will compete for the most prestigious title at the grand final gala dinner at the Royale Chulan hotel on May 30
 
Inspired by their commendable performance in their debut at the Merdeka Millennium Endurance race (MME) last year, the all-ladies racing team RedBull Rookies has now penned their names for the inaugural Sepang 1000km, which is scheduled from June 4 to 6 at Sepang Circuit.
 
Coronation night the biggest, most prestigious and unique that is the only annual new year's eve world final pageant in the world. 43 tourism international delegates from countries around the world join together in a dazzling display of cultural and tourism in their quest crowning of 5 international titles in the 12th Miss Tourism International 2008 World Final.
 
Sepang International Circuit is planning plenty of off-track events for the family, constantly looking for ways to make racing more and more fun and exciting for Malaysian and overseas fans. Providing entertainment for all levels of the family tree, SuperGT International Series Malaysia remains as the best race ever align with its new motto Alive with Adrenalin.
 
GT Queens Sana Yuki and Nana Shibata are currently in town to promote the grand race. Arriving ahead of the mean race machines and brigade of race queens, Sana and Napa would be making special appearances at major entertainment outlets, shopping complexes, media offices and public areas throughout the city until the race weekend.
 
The audition to be held at Pavilion shopping mall, Kuala Lumpur. The candidate must be a Malaysian and posses height at least 5"6. Application closes by 5th of May 2009. Eighteen finalists will compete for the most prestigious title at the Grand Final gala dinner at the Royale Chulan hotel on May 30.
 
Coronation night the biggest, most prestigious and unique that is the only annual new year's eve world final pageant in the world. 43 tourism international delegates from countries around the world join together in a dazzling display of cultural and tourism in their quest crowning of 5 international titles in the 12th Miss Tourism International 2008 World Final.
 
Nexbis Sdn Bhd has been rewarded for its excellence in the National Security field by winning the ‘Best of Security’ award in the prestigious International Asia Pacific Information Communication Technology Alliances (APICTA) Annual Competition and Award 2008 held in Jakarta.
 
Nexcode provides demands for stronger security and enforcement capabilities using Level 3 Security (L3S) technology in its continuing effort to strengthen the enforcement management of high numbers of foreigners and immigrants in Malaysia. The solution features unlimited data storage, availability of true real-time data and mobile field enforcement capabilities.
 
Islamic Fashion Festival adopts a ‘gentle’ approach to encourage Muslim women to cover as well as providing a choice of modest and decent attire for all women the occasion arises for this dress code for Muslims and non Muslims women alike. IFF 2008 promotes Kuala Lumpur as the Islamic Fashion Capital of the world
 
MotoGP World Champion had started from second on the grid, but held onto the tail of Pedrasa"s Repsol Honda as his rival attempted to make an early breakaway. With his latest podium finish Rossi extends his run of rostrum placings to eight consecutive Grands Prix, with a chance of win number ten in Valencia at next weekend's season finale.
 
A1 Team Malaysia has won the first race of the 2008/09 A1GP World Cup of Motorsport season at Circuit Park Zandvoort in The Netherlands. In a rain-soaked Sprint race, Fairuz Fauzy came from fourth on the grid to take the team’s first victory in 27 races.
 
KLIMS will be back with the theme "We CARE", CARE is also the acronym for Commitment, Advancement, Reliability and Environment. In the year 2009, MAA intends to leverage on the high profile stature of KLIMS to promulgate a message of the automotive industry's civil mindedness and promote their contributions to environmental conservation.
 
Targeting 70,000 spectators for MotoGP POLINI Malaysian Grand Prix 2008 , Sepang International Circuit has lined up a host of off-track activities which will be held at Sepang Circuit from 17th October to 19th October.
 
Malaysia International Fireworks Competition 2008 promises greater spectacle, a truly monumental achievement as one of the world's biggest international musical fireworks competition with an estimated 3.5 million visitors.
 
Miss World Malaysia was crowned to the law graduate, Soo Wincci. The new Miss World Malaysia will advocate charity organisation with the opportunity and hopes to help less fortunate children through the arts. She will focus on creating awareness of START Foundation and what it represents.
 
 
Australian Holden V8 Supercar Experience Racing Team is returning to Sepang Circuit for the 2008 Petronas Primax 3 Merdeka Millennium Endurance Race with stronger determination and to go all the way to the chequered flag for the coveted crown.
 
Malaysian football fans were gathered at the Shah Alam Stadium on Tuesday witness a friendly match between Malaysia and Chelsea FC. High octane atmospheres as ever, the spectator fill up almost packed stadium two hours before the match starts. The match saw Chelsea beat Malaysia 2-0 and they maintain 100% victory in Asia Tour 2008.
 
Polini Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix 2008 will still promise to be a thrilling affair and an enjoyment for motorcycling fans as could be the crowning stage for 250cc world title with Marco Simoncelli having his first match-point to secure the world title.
 
MME has progressed to become Asia’s Biggest Race as it had aspired when first mooted the idea of organising the 12-hour endurance race and it has generated a lot of interest from the international teams. Sepang International Circuit (SIC) is confident of a registration of more than 100 entries this year.
 
Organised by the Football Association of Malaysia (FAM), Malaysia is the final leg of the Tour for “The Blues”, where ProEvents is sole and exclusive tour promoter for the Samsung Chelsea Asia Tour 2008. Tickets for the Malaysia-Chelsea match at Shah Alam Stadium on 29th July is currently on sale at all TicketPro sales outlets and selected adidas outlets nationwide.
 
 
Team Malkar Racing from Johor Bahru is entering the 2008 Merdeka Millennium Endurance (MME) with a firm belief that they can make a similar impact as the low cost carrier in the aviation industry. Entering its ninth edition this year, the 2008 race would be held on August 30; flagging off at 11.45am and finishing at 11.45pm.
 
In a continuing effort to strengthen national security, the Government of Malaysia through the Ministry of Home Affairs had signed an agreement with Nexbis Sdn. Bhd, for the supply of a forensic level National Security Solution to the Immigration Department of Malaysia for foreigners entering or working in Malaysia.
 
Declaring that the Super GT International Series is the best racing series in the world, visiting GT Queens Ayami Sasaki and Kotomi Kurosawa say that they are enjoying every moment of their association with the series and are very excited with the upcoming Malaysian round at Sepang Circuit from 20th to 22nd June.
 
Levy Li Su Lin representing Terengganu beats 13 other finalist to clinch the Miss Malaysia Universe 2008 title at The Gardens Hotel & Residences, Kuala Lumpur. The winner is set to represent Malaysia at the 2008 Miss Universe Pageant to be held in Nha Trang, Vietnam.
 
Super GT International Series Malaysia which would be held from June 20 to 22 is features five top class support races, is an event not to be missed by any motor racing fan. Sepang International Circuit (SIC) aims to make the biggest ever in its history.
 
Marking 10th year Colours of Malaysia to showcase the country's multi-ethnic, multicultural and multi-traditional society in its most colourful and vibrant form. Celebrations was held at Dataran Perdana in Putrajaya and officiated by Their Royal Highnesses, Kebawah Duli Yang Maha Mulia Tuanku Sultan Kedah and Kebawah Duli Yang Maha Mulia Tuanku Sultanah Kedah.
 
Student lass from Pahang, Soo Wincci was emerged as Miss Marigold Body Beautiful Pageant. This is a pageant that Malaysia Milk is especially proud to be associated with, as it mirrors the promise of its Marigold HL Low Fat Milk - The Perfect Balance Of Highs And Lows.
 
Super GT International Series Malaysia 2008 has announced a 50 percent discount for the first 10,000 ticket purchases to kick off promotions for the race. The offer is limited to the first 5,000 purchases of the Main Grandstand tickets and another 5,000 for the K1 Grandstand.
 
Racing fans will have a unique opportunity of catching actions at the upcoming 2008 Super GT International Series Malaysia at Sepang Circuit from June 20 to 22 from the sky from the comfort of hot-air balloons. Several hot-air balloons would be strategically located at vantage points to allow perfect view of the racing actions at the event.
 
Real Women Behind the Beauty' is the theme for 45th Miss Universe Malaysia 2008 Pageant. 14 aspiring contestants will be judged on beauty of face, intelligence, confidence, charm, charisma, caring, independence, maturity and with an outgoing personality.
 
Inspired by the success of the just-concluded Formula One Petronas Malaysian Grand Prix, Sepang International Circuit (SIC) is aiming a similar impact for the upcoming Super GT International Series Malaysia, which will be held at the circuit from 20'h to 22nd June.
 
The Formula One race is expected to be as thrilling as ever, Malaysian F1 promoter Sepang International Circuit (SIC) has expressed confidence that the 10th edition of the Formula One PETRONAS Malaysian Grand Prix this year will set a new record which targeting 125,000 spectators for the race.
 
Jendela Batik's latest collection for Spring/Summer 2008 was in the limelight at the Jaguar Showroom. Hosted by Sisma Auto, the sole importer and distributor of Jaguar Malaysia. Inspired by the energy of the luxurious planet, the collection features haute couture evening wear, sexy power dress and sporty casual pret-aporter.
 
 
Malaysia's Formula One promoter, Sepang International Circuit (SIC) officially kicks off its domestic promotion campaign for the 2008 Formula One Petronas Malaysian Grand Prix this Friday with a unique open-air launch ceremony at the picturesque Esplanade Suria KLCC in Kuala Lumpur by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Haji Ahmad Badawi..
 
Targeting 125,000 spectators for the race, SIC aimed to make the 2008 Formula One Petronas Malaysian Grand Prix as the best ever in its history; hoping to score a Perfect 10 on event organization and spectator enjoyment for the 10th edition of the PMGP.
 
Sorina Neacsu of Romania is the winner of first ever Miss Tourism Metropolitan International 2007 World Final. She beat 40 other delegates to clinch the title in the grand finals of the pageant here on new year eve. Malaysia  play host to this inaugural World Final as the Visit Malaysia Year 2007
 
One of the world's leading architects in ecological and passive low energy design, Malaysian Dr. Ken Yeang was today announced the winner of the inaugural ecoStyle Award.Dr. Yeang was announced the winner by ecoStyle's Royal Patron YAM Tunku Laxamana Tunku Dato' Seri Utama Naquiyuddin ibni Tuanku Ja'afar All Haj at the exclusive ecoStyle Gala.
 
Beauty pageant organiser extraordinaire Datuk Danny Ooi will once again making his mark in the industry with his conception of a new grand title; Miss Tourism Metropolitan International. Years of experience and wisdom in organising beauty pageant have stood him in good stead in creating another title, the first-ever Miss Tourism Metropolitan International.
 
 
A1GP drivers and team members travelled to the island of Borneo in the eastern part of Malaysia on Monday to visit the Nature Reserve and Orang Utan sanctuary at the Shangri-La Rasa Ria resort near Kota Kinabalu. The group took part in the Reserve’s Plant a Tree programme, which underscores efforts to reforestate areas within the resort's 400-acreage that were affected by tropical storm Greg in December of 1996. This programme is a joint effort between Rasa Ria Resort and the World Wildlife Fund Sabah.
 
 
The International Racing Teams Association (IRTA) has confirmed all the MotoGP riders will be attending the meet-the-fans session. Motor racing fans will have a rare opportunity of meeting all the MotoGP riders in a specially arranged 'meet-the-fans' session on Saturday, October 20 at the circuit in conjunction with the 2007 Polini Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix next weekend
 
Held in conjunction of the 7th edition of Super GT in Malaysia, Mokhzani also said that the racing team would not need to participate in the Super GT but also other international endurance races including Sepang's 12-hour Merdeka Millennium Endurance Race.
 
Emerge as crowd favorites among the 16 Miss Malaysia finalists, Deborah Priya Henry is a fulltime model. The beauty likes cooking and traveling is mix parentage of Irish and Indian. The newly crown Miss Malaysia/World 2007 will be World Vision Malaysia’s Children’s Right Advocate, primarily focus on creating awareness of poor children, families and communities that World Vision represents.
 
Officially unveiled by Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Seri Azalina Othman Said at Equatorial Kuala Lumpur, one of the lorries would open up its flaps to become a stage for performances of the GT Queens while the other vehicle housed a racing simulator machine and a sales and ticketing kiosk.
 
After three sensational rounds in Japan, the 2007 Super GT International Series moves outside Japan and to a different kind of battleground where the usual cold weather and chilling winds changed to blazing sunshine, scorching heat and high humidity and with an equally high probability of rain and a wet race.
 
This year, Miss Malaysia Tourism Queen of The Year 2007 was crowned to Eunice Koh Chiew Wei while Joanne Chan Suit Yee won Miss Malaysia Tourism Metropolitan 2007 and Marina Liaw Mei Ee emerging as the winner for Miss Malaysia Asia Pacific 2007.
 
Keep your eye on style as fashion comes into motion at Mid Valley Megamall. Spring/Summer styles take over the runway as the latest looks get presented at The Mid Valley Fashion Week. The much anticipated annual fashion week themed `Fashion In Motion' is happening from 25 April to 6 May 2007.
 
The highlight of Flora Fest 2007, the Floral Parade, takes place on 27 January 2007 at Persiaran Perdana, Putrajaya. The colourful parade at 8 am was officiated by His Majesty Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin Ibni Almahrum Sultan Mahmud Al-Muhtafi Billah Shah. The event was attended by cabinet ministers, foreign dignitaries, invited guests and members of the public.
Foreign Ministry of Japan has designated year of 2007 to be the "Japan-Malaysia Friendship Year" and  the SUPER GT Malaysia event has been named to be one of important cultural exchange programs between the two nations, in honor of this special year. In the past, teams from Japan have been testing at Sepang during the wintertime in Japan as their first testing of the season.
The national airline will once again delight travelers, both in Malaysia and in selected ASEAN countries, with irresistible air fares and holiday packages during the one-week long Malaysia Airlines Travel Fair (MATF).
The Prime Minister of Malaysia, YAB Dato' Seri Abdullah Haji Ahmad Badawi officially launched the Visit Malaysia Year (VMY) 2007 at 8pm on 6 January 2007, during a grand ceremony in Taman Tasik Titiwangsa, Kuala Lumpur.
The past two years have seen Datuk Danny Ooi, the President and Franchise Owner of Miss Tourism Queen of the Year International, taking Malaysia's very own home-grown international pageant title to China.

VISIT MALAYSIA YEAR 2007 LAUNCHED WITH POMP

Minister of Tourism, Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor, today announced that the Visit Malaysia Year (VMY) 2007 campaign will be officially launched by the Prime Minister on Saturday January 6 th 2007 evening at a colourful gala in Taman Tasik Titiwangsa.

LANGKAWI BOAT EXHIBITION TO PROMOTE MARINE HUB CONCEPT

At a press conference held in Kuala Lumpur city, Alastair Campbell, Executive Director of SailAsia Sdn Bhd, the organisers of the event, said The Langkawi International Boat Exhibition (LIBEX) this November will help promote the marine leisure industry in Malaysia and bring boating closer to the Malaysian public.

KLIMS 2006 Sings It’s Swan Song At Gala Nite

After 10 days of exciting, freshest, spiciest, most awe-inspiring and exciting car displays, concept cars and auto accessories, the Kuala Lumpur International Motorshow 2006 (KLIMS 2006) sang its swan song tonight at Gala Nite

Impressive Booth For Cars At KLIMS 2006

The themes, designs and concepts of exhibitors' booth at KLIMS 2006 plays a pivotal role in communicating their brand image and product offering to consumers. Exhibitors have gone through great lengths in planning and constructing the most outstanding booth that will enable their products to stand out at KLIMS 2006.

Mass communication student to represent Malaysia at Miss World 2006

Adeline Choo Wan Ling will represent Malaysia at Warsaw, Poland for the 56th hunt for the most beautiful woman in the world – Miss World 2006 on 30 September 2006 following last night’s crowning. Accompanying her at her moment of glory were Miss Malaysia World 2005, Emmeline Ng Shu Wei; 1st runner-up, Cassandra Athene Patrick; 2nd runner-up, Stephanie Mak Siin Chi, 3rd runner-up, Sim Van Ren. 

19 Miss Malaysia World Finalists Stage Fashion Show

In the first installment of the fashion show, the contestants paraded renowned German sports fashion label, Schwarzenbach that captivated the crowd with an assortment of bright coloured and clean-line sportswear.

Visitors Get More Than A Visual Treat At KLIMS 2006

Prizes! prizes and prizes! That is the resonant chant that is echoing through the halls of Putra World Trade Centre. Not only are visitors being rewarded for visiting the biggest and hottest motorshow in town but famous celebrities are being handed keys to swanky new car at Kuala Lumpur International Motorshow 2006.

The 3 year wait for the Kuala Lumpur International Motorshow 2006 (KLIMS 2006) definitely built up an intense anticipation as the halls at Putra World Trade Centre filled up with massive crowd of visitors on the first day.

Iris H'ng, 21, who works as beautician, beat 17 other finalists to win Miss Malaysia Chinatown/ International 2006 crown in the pageant's grand finals at the Midlands One-Stop Centre in Penang on Saturday. Beside winning RM5,000 cash, she will represent Malaysia in the Miss Chinese International 2006 contest to be held in Japan on Sept 11.

Concept cars, exotic cars, convertibles, compacts, automobiles, bikes and trucks, tyres, rims, window films, leather seats and car wax are just some elements KLIMS 2006 has to offer.

Kuala Lumpur International Motorshow 2006 Arrived With Spectacle

KLIMS 2006 marks another milestone arriving as the biggest motorshow in the region and with more exhilarating cars then before. KLIMS 2006 opening ceremony is officiated by the Minister of Transport, YB Dato’ Sri Chan Kong Choy on KLIMS 2006 press day, a day before the motorshow opens to the public.

12 Finalist vying for Miss Malaysia Tourism 2006

Miss Malaysia Tourism is an annual beauty pageant organized in Malaysia, selecting a Winner to represent the country in the Miss Tourism International World Final held annually with a participation of more than 40 countries from around the world.
 


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