Tuesday, December 22, 2009

New Year, New You!

Want to give yourself a total life makeover for 2010? With The Weekly Makes It Happen programme, you can! The programme gives you a chance to improve various aspects of your life such as beauty, fashion, wellbeing, finance and body contouring, with personalised coaching from experts in each field. You’ll also stand to receive gifts from Clinique, Paul Smith, Ambank, Nestle Fitnesse and Elancyl, worth up to RM25,000!

Interested in having your own life makeover? Send an e-mail to us at mww@acpmagazines.com.my and include a photo of yourself, your particulars (name, age, IC, occupation, mailing address, e-mail address and contact numbers) and tell us which aspect of your life you’d like to makeover. Who knows? You might be on your way to a personalised coaching session to reveal a brand new you in 2010!

Check out the first winner of The Weekly Makes It Happen programme in the January issue, out on newsstands now!

Calling All Little Superstars!

Think your little one is as cute as pie? Enter your child in the first-ever The Weekly’s Little Superstars contest and stand to win prizes worth up to RM10,000! Your child may also be featured in a kids' fashion spread in an upcoming issue of The Weekly.

All you have to do is e-mail us a photo of your child (aged between one and four*) to mww@acpmagazines.com.my. Include your child’s full name and date of birth, plus your own particulars (name, IC, occupation, mailing address, e-mail address and contact numbers). Closing date is December 31, 2009, so hurry and send in those entries now!

*Terms and conditions: Only children born from January 2006 to January 2009 can participate. Photos must be non-professionally taken, not digitally touched-up, and not published in any prior contest. Photos must be clear and recent (taken within the last month) to ensure your child does not look dramatically different from the picture submitted. Photos must be in high resolution, preferably in JPEG or TIFF format.

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Malaysian Women Honoured

The Malaysian Women's Weekly recently honoured 18 outstanding Malaysian women at the third annual Great Women of Our Time Awards 2009 gala dinner and awards presentation. Held at The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur, the glitzy affair was graced by Guest of Honour, Her Royal Highness Tengku Puan Pahang Tunku Hajjah Azizah, and other influential women in power.

The 18 women were nominated in six categories and the winners for each category were picked by a panel of judges comprising Elaine Kwong, Editor of The Weekly; Prof Dr Halimaton Hamdan, Professor of Physical Chemistry at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia; and Dr Teo Soo Hwang, CEO of Cancer Research Initiatives Foundation (CARIF).

The winners are:
ARTS & MEDIA: Noor Mahnun Mohamed, Arts Manager of Rimbun Dahan Art Residency
FINANCE & COMMERCE: Ellynita Lamin, CEO of Azhaire
EDUCATION & PUBLIC SERVICE: Mary Chen, Publisher of Essential Associates
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY: Dr Maude Phipps, Associate Professor of Molecular Medicine/Human Genetics, Monash University
HEALTH, SPORTS & WELLNESS: Prof Dr Yip Cheng Har, Consultant General and Breast Surgeon, Universiti Malaya Medical Centre
DESIGN & STYLE: Datin Noor Fatimah Ishak, Fabric Designer and Managing Director of Deanoor International

Additionally, another award - the "MOST INSPIRING WOMAN 2009" - was presented to Teri Choong, Executive Director of PJ Live Arts, who garnered the most SMS votes from readers of The Weekly.

For the full story and more pictures, check out the January issue of The Malaysian Women's Weekly, out on newsstands Dec 24, 2009.