Thursday, 26 April 2012

Sponsorship of Pusat Ehsan's Teachers Adoption Scheme 2012

 Mr. Koh of Traders Inn
 Kent of Bian Hoe Sdn Bhd
 Leslie of Honey Carsmart Sdn Bhd
 Mr. Koh of Eng Hup Leong
This morning, Mr. Koh, our Accountant and myself represented two of our shareholders at a signing of MOU and cheque presentation ceremony for Pusat Ehsan's Teachers Adoption Scheme for the year 2012/2013. This is the fifth year these four individuals/companies have contributed to this scheme (B$4,800 each) but this year there is a new sponsor which is Honey Carsmart Sdn Bhd. The money donated by these five individuals/companies are used to cover the salaries of five teachers at the centre from 1st April 2012 to 31st March 2013. Signing on behalf of Pusat Ehsan Al-Ameerah Al-Hajjah Maryam was Pg. Datin Hjh. Noraini, Executive Trustee of Pusat Ehsan.  

Tuesday, 10 April 2012

Support "Pusat Ehsan Charity Run"

 Recent promotion @ SCB Half Marathon 2012 on 8 Apr 2012
For more information on the Pusat Ehsan Charity Run, log on to
I'll be there, see you on 8 July 2012!

Sunday, 8 April 2012

Run for a Reason

Julia & her colleagues from Sunlit Advertising
Alex Chai, we were there before 5.30am!
Alex & Keith
 Raja (Organizing Chairman of The Run) promoting Pusat Ehsan's "The Run" to be held on 8 July 2012
SL, Irene, Julia & Edgar
Race Entry Pack which I collected on 5 April 2012
 My donation card & thank you to all my sponsors!
Update: Ranked 525 out of 762 in the 10km Men's category with 
a net time of 1:15:15 hours, a decent time by my standards! LOL...
This year's Standard Chartered Half Marathon's slogan is "Run for a Reason" and my main reason for participating is to support SCB's charity drive and secondly, I had an excuse to get fitter (it helps with my squash game with the extra training) and thirdly, the date (8-4-12) corresponded with my car's registration number (KH 8412)! This is the first time I've taken part in a race and I started training 3 weeks ago right after signing up online for the 10km run. Anyway, I didn't participate to win the race (quite difficult with so many talented and younger runners!) but to complete the race which I did! SCB did an excellent job in organizing this half marathon and I will definitely be back next year! Well done! 

Sunday, 1 April 2012

Earth Hour 2012

Update - Media reports on 2nd April 2012
For the past two years, Traders Inn have been observing Earth Hour on a small scale without much fanfare or publicity and attended by a handful of staff. This year, about 60 members of the Brunei Darussalam Scouts Association, consisting of Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and Cub Scouts, joined us in supporting this meaningful event. All non-essential lightings were turned off promptly at 8.30pm on 31 March 2012 for exactly one hour. Even the street lights around the hotel were switched off. Earth Hour is about "uniting people to protect our planet" and creating awareness on energy conservation and hopefully, all my new little friends will inculcate the habit of energy saving not just for this particular night but throughout their entire lives. Let's do our part (however small it may be as every bit counts) to save our planet!