Editor's Note

Editor’s Note – June 2019 – Featuring Miss Cosmoworld 2019 Press Launch Cum Malaysia Final

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Miss Cosmoworld 2019 Press Launch Cum Malaysia Final


We recently attended the Miss CosmoWorld 2019 press launch and Malaysia finals on 25 May 2019 at Pavilion Kuala Lumpur. The pageant is organised by a team of veteran beauty pageant organisers with 15 years of experience led by Miss Carrie Lee, Miss Chinese Cosmos International 2004.

In addition to the press launch, the event was also to select the top three (Malaysian) finalists that will represent Malaysia at the Grand Finals of Miss CosmoWorld International 2019 which will be happening from 19 October until 4 November 2019.

During the event, the Malaysian finalists wore outfits from new Malaysian brand fashion, Luxx Grand Couture by Datin Sri Boey.

The objective of Miss CosmoWorld is to groom international beauty queens who are well disciplined, independent, ambitious, passionate about lives and with great personality. International Image Brand Builder and Groomer, Mr. CT Chin will personally groom the international contestants by teaching them the science and art of image and appearance management techniques. Miss June Yap will be the finalists’ Life & Pageant Coach alongside Miss Carrie Lee. The pageant aims to provide a platform to all young ladies out there to improve and groom themselves to a better person with excellent personalities.

Miss CosmoWorld bills itself as the first international beauty pageant which promotes and encourages no cruelty and no killing towards the animals and to that end will be serving only vegetarian meals on Miss CosmoWorld’s grand final night.

A variety of activities and challenges will be given to the contestants throughout the 2 weeks beauty camp. These include grooming classes, charitable visits of CSR project, outdoor activities such as team building and sports games.

The prizes that will be given away to the winners of Miss CosmoWorld 2019 will comprise of a total value of RM 50,000 cash prizes and an education scholarship, luxury trip, beauty treatment, car, condo and other lucrative prizes. In addition to the top 3 winner’s award, there will also be 10 subtitles each RM1,000 or more to be won by the contestants.


The top three (3) winners:

  1. Helen Ching
  2. Gloria Jane Fernandez
  3. Honeey Kui

Best Catwalk: Gloria Jane Fernandez

Luxx Grand Couture Influence: Vsun Cheong and Helen Ching

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For more info, head over to www.facebook.com/MissCosmoWorld

Photo credits: Miss CosmoWorld and author’s own



PETRONAS Coffee Break in Conjunction with Hari Raya Aidilfitri, Kaamatan and Gawai Festivals


In conjunction with the festive season, PETRONAS Dagangan Berhad (PDB) is offering motorists complimentary coffee and snacks at over 150 PETRONAS stations nationwide with its annual Coffee Break campaign.

The PETRONAS Coffee Break campaign is one of PDB’s flagship road safety campaign which aims to remind motorists to stay safe on the road especially during festive seasons, which typically records a higher volume of road travellers.

The campaign will commence in Sabah and Sarawak from 30 May to 2 June 2019, and resume from 8 to 9 June 2019, for the celebration of Hari Raya Aidilfitri, Kaamatan and Gawai festivals. For Peninsular Malaysia, the campaign for Hari Raya Aidilfitri will commence from 1 to 2 June 2019, and resume from 8 to 9 June 2019.

PDB’s Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Dato’ Sri Syed Zainal Abidin said, “Road safety is one of our highest priorities and through this campaign, we hope to continuously remind our customers to travel safe and take mandatory breaks in between their long journey. We are pleased to be able to play a role in easing the journey of our customers through our offerings of coffee and refreshments before they reach their destinations.”

In addition to Nescafé coffee, motorists will get to also enjoy other offerings from other campaign’s partners including Julie’s Butter Crackers, Munchworld’s 7Days croissant, Cadbury 5 Star chocolate, Tong Garden’s sunflower seed, Kopiko candies as well as vouchers from Shopee and Dunkin’ Donuts.

To inculcate a safety-first mindset, the Road Safety Department will carry out advocacy programme to educate the public on road safety tips during the campaign.  Free vehicle inspection will also be conducted at by Perodua for its customers alongside the campaign’s new partner, Yamaha, which will be carrying out safety checks for all brands of motorcycles. At the same time, free health screening will also be offered by St John Ambulance Malaysia. All these will be held at selected PETRONAS stations throughout the campaign period.

For more information about the PETRONAS Coffee Break Campaign, participating stations and car inspection’s schedule, head over to http://www.mymesra.com.my



[Updated 6 June 2019]

X-Men: Dark Phoenix


In DARK PHOENIX, the X-MEN face their most formidable and powerful foe: one of their own, Jean Grey. During a rescue mission in space, Jean is nearly killed when she is hit by a mysterious cosmic force. Once she returns home, this force not only makes her infinitely more powerful, but far more unstable. Wrestling with this entity inside her, Jean unleashes her powers in ways she can neither comprehend nor contain. With Jean spiraling out of control, and hurting the ones she loves most, she begins to unravel the very fabric that holds the X-Men together. Now, with this family falling apart, they must find a way to unite — not only to save Jean’s soul, but to save our very planet from aliens who wish to weaponize this force and rule the galaxy.

X-Men: Dark Phoenix stars Sophie Turner, Jennifer Lawrence, Tye Sheridan, Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy. Michael Fassbender, Nicholas Hoult, Evan Peters, Kodi Smit-McPhee.

The movie stars two (2) of my favourite female actresses namely Sophie Turner (ie. Sansa Stark in Game of Thrones) and Jennifer Lawrence (Hunger Games trilogy) and thus is reason enough for me to see it!

X-Men: Dark Phoenix opens in Malaysian cinemas on 6 June 2019.


Here are some photos from the UK fan event held in London:


For more info, head over to https://www.facebook.com/foxmovies.my

Visuals courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox Film

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