• Selamat Hari Raya Puasa 2011

    Eid ul-Fitr, often abbreviated to Eid, is a two-day Muslim holiday that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting (sawm).  Eid is an Arabic word meaning “festivity”, while Fiṭr means “original nature”, implying the restoration of one’s best human composition. The holiday celebrates the conclusion of the thirty days of dawn-to-sunset fasting during the entire month of Ramadan. The first day of Eid, therefore, falls on the first day of the month Shawwal. In Malaysia, we celebrate the end of the month long fasting (“puasa”) with “Hari Raya Puasa” or “Hari Raya Aidilfitri” with the customary open house.  This is an open invitation to all friends to join in the festivities of good…

  • Malaysia’s Independence Day

    Hari Merdeka (Independence Day) is a national day of Malaysia commemorating the independence of the Federation of Malaya from British colonial rule in 1957, celebrated on August 31 each year. Although the formation of the Federation of Malaysia was then announced on September 16, 1963 as Malaysia Day,  the nationwide Independence Day celebration is still held on August 31, the original independence date of Malaya, while Malaysia Day is a public holiday in East Malaysia only. In 2009, it was decided that starting 2010, Malaysia Day would be a nationwide public holiday in addition to Hari Merdeka on August 31. The flag of Malaysia, also known as the Jalur Gemilang (Malay for “Stripes of Excellence”),…

  • IMM COUNCIL MEMBERS 2011-2013

    List of Council Members 2011 until 2013 No. NAME POSITION ORGANISATION 1 DATO’ SHARIFAH MOHD. ISMAIL President Institute of Marketing Malaysia 2 DATUK N. MARIMUTHU Vice-President ERA Consumer Malaysia 3 HASLINA BINTI AZLAN Honorary Secretary Telekom Malaysia Consumer Sales Selangor 4 SITI BADARNY SHAMSAIFAH HASSAN Asst. Hon. Secretary Universiti Putra Malaysia 5 DR. LEOW CHEE SENG Honorary Treasurer Yale Consultancy Sdn Bhd 6 SARAH TAN MEE LOO Asst. Hon. Treasurer TM Info-Media Sdn Bhd 7 PROF. DR. SAMSINAR MD. SIDIN Council Member Graduate School of Management-UPM 8 ATIKAH SULAIMAN Council Member Laris Worldwide (M) Sdn Bhd 9 TENGKU NILA PUTRI BT. TENGKU ILHAM Council Member Malaysian Biotechnology Corporation Sdn Bhd…