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14 Ready-To-Assemble Facts About #IKEA

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WHEN MY FRIENDS AND I WERE YOUNGER AND WHEN IPADS/ IPODS/ SMART PHONE HAD NOT RULED THE DAY, IKEA WAS THE PLACE WE WOULD HANG OUT. WE WOULD DREAM ABOUT HOW OUR FUTURE HOMES WOULD LOOK LIKE AND THE ONLY ACTUAL ITEMS WE REGULARLY BOUGHT WERE THE TEALIGHT CANDLES SOLD IN 100S. MENTALFLOSS COMPILES 14 READ-TO-ASSEMBLE FACTS THAT YOU MIGHT NOT HAVE KNOWN: As the world’s largest cross-cultural furniture bazaar, IKEA has become synonymous with affordable and stylish home d├ęcor. Beginning as a

Mix & Fix: Do Good With Food

I'm an idealist when it comes to making the world a better place and I'm glad I'm not alone. There are now so many more capable associations that have been created with such clear goals in mind about how they want to make the world better.

In September, World Leaders committed to 17 Global Goals to achieve extraordinary things in the next 15 years. They range from ending extreme poverty to fighting inequality & injustice; fixing climate change to ending world hunger. The Global Goals for sustainable development could get these things done. In all countries. For all people. It’s a really exciting time for global development.



Earlier this month, ImpactHub organized a Mix & Fix: where Christoffer Choong of UNDP shared about their role in the Global Goals, but also what the UNDP’s focus is here in Malaysia. A few organizations were present at the event representing all 17 goals: the Food Aid Foundation, SOLS 24/7, MyKasih, Simply Cookies, Water for Smiles, Build for T…

Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson

It has been some time since I went on a break and as the year draws to a close, it's usually the busiest period when it comes to events and recruitment. Two weeks ago, my company (Best Events Services) was invited for a hotel tour at Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson and I jumped at the chance to go as it meant just getting out of routine and hopefully away from the heavy haze in Kuala Lumpur city.
No luck with the haze, though. It was equally bad in Port Dickson, one hour's drive from Kuala Lumpur. Heck, the whole country is badly affected and it does not look like it's going away anytime soon despite the occasional rain.
Google Maps took us there using a longer route, we suspect. Instead of the usual 45-60 minute drive, it took us almost two hours. There was no heavy traffic as we left just before the peak hour. The only other explanation is that we got abducted by aliens along the way.
Anyway, when we reached at 5pm, we were greeted warmly by the Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson …