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2014 FIFA World Cup, Mobile

Get front row seats watching football matches with Hotlink ‘Chup Bola’

Get front row seats watching football matches with Hotlink ‘Chup Bola’

It looks like Maxis is jumping on the football bandwagon full-on, like Van Persie jumps on a half-chance to score. Hot on the heels of its ‘Bolananza’ contest is ‘Chup Bola’ – an immersive football experience for #Hotlink subscribers and Hotlink RED app users. With Chup Bola, football fans get to watch football matches at their favourite mamak shops and […]

June 24, 2014 ×

2014 FIFA World Cup, Sports

2014 FIFA World Cup: Netherlands’ Arjen Robben is world’s fastest footballer

2014 FIFA World Cup: Netherlands’ Arjen Robben is world’s fastest footballer

Enroute to inspiring Netherlands in the 5-1 drubbing of title holders Spain last Friday, forward Arjen Robben recorded the fastest speed ever clocked by a footballer – an astounding 37km/h. The 30-year old showed that age isn’t a barrier to greatness, as he broke the previous record of 35.7km/h set by England’s Theo Walcott.

June 18, 2014 ×

Lifestyle

What’s In Your Bag? Indulge at klia2 and win RM100K worth of prizes

What’s In Your Bag? Indulge at klia2 and win RM100K worth of prizes

Malaysia Airports’ klia2 was recently launched and has since received rave reviews for its incredible retail experience with over 200 F&B, lifestyle, fashion electronics and duty-free outlets throughout the new terminal. To celebrate the launch of the snazzy new terminal, klia2 is kicking off a campaign called the What’s In Your Bag Giveaway. RM100,000 worth of prizes will be given […]

June 16, 2014 ×

2014 FIFA World Cup, Sports

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2014 World Cup: Brazil scores four in 3-1 win over Croatia

The opening match of the 2014 FIFA World Cup kicked off at 4.00am (GMT +8.00) this morning (Thursday) with host Brazil taking on Croatia in Group A. It wasn’t without surprises and controversy though, with an own goal in the 11th minute Brazil’s Marcelo giving Croatia the lead in the first half, then a questionable penalty that was awarded to […]

June 13, 2014 ×

2014 FIFA World Cup, Sports

2014 FIFA World Cup: 10 things to get you in the mood for futbol

2014 FIFA World Cup: 10 things to get you in the mood for futbol

Ola! The 2014 FIFA World Cup will be kicking off soon in Rio, Brazil, and the world will go inevitably crazy for futbol. But just in case you lack that little samba in your step, here are 10 things to help you into the groove.

June 12, 2014 ×

Sports

Standard Chartered, WeChat and Sony Mobile collaborate for Standard Chartered KL Marathon (SCKLM)

Standard Chartered, WeChat and Sony Mobile collaborate for Standard Chartered KL Marathon (SCKLM)

Three big global brands from different verticals – Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia (“Standard Chartered”), WeChat and Sony Mobile are partnering in conjunction with the biggest running event in the country – the Standard Chartered KL Marathon (SCKLM).

May 12, 2014 ×

Sports

Yes celebrates football fever with #YesToRio contest

Yes celebrates football fever with #YesToRio contest

Ola! To celebrate the upcoming 2014 FIFA World Cup and the love of football, Yes has launched its #YesToRio online game contest. The nationwide online contest runs from 3 April to 31 May 2014. Two grand prize winners will get a once-in-a-lifetime, all-expense paid trip to watch the final match of the biggest sporting event of 2014 – happening in […]

April 25, 2014 ×

Sports

The Music Run by AIA: Running for fun with Hotlink

The Music Run by AIA: Running for fun with Hotlink

Run, walk, dance and most importantly, have fun. That was the order of the day at the world’s first The Music Run by AIA, the most unique running experience ever held in Malaysia. The exciting 5km fun run took place at Selangor Turf Club in Sungai Besi on Sunday, 23 March 2014. Maxis’ prepaid service, Hotlink, was the Official Telco Partner […]

March 24, 2014 ×

Culture

Ellen's famous 2014 Oscar selfie broke the all-time highest likes on Twitter.

Study: Let’s face it, Instagram selfies get you 38% more Likes

The era of the ‘selfie’ has dawned upon us. So much so that the word ‘selfie’ itself was Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year for 2013. Selfie is defined as “a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and uploaded to a social media website.” Fire up Instagram and behold the massive amount […]

March 22, 2014 ×