Opening of T-Sentral Pointshop Outlet
Pointshop Convenience Shop Sdn Bhd or commonly known as Pointshop had officially opened its 37th Pointshop Outlet in Malaysia at Taman Ungku Tun Aminah, Johor Bahru on the 14th of June 2017....read more
A Ceremonial Ribbon cutting was initiated as a formal Opening of the said outlet which was led by Tuan Haji Roslan Bin Abu Bakar, Executive Director of Handal Indah Sdn Bhd, Lim Chern Fang, Director of Operations and Marketing, and Mr Vellayan A/l Nalliannan or famously known as “Nilla Raja”, Managing Director of Pointshop Convenient Shop Sdn Bhd and Mr Goh Lak Jin, General Manager (Ancillary Business) of Handal Indah Group of Companies.
According to Mouli B Sankar, Chief Operating Officer of Pointshop Convenient Shop Sdn Bhd, the Opening of Pointshop at T-Sentral Terminal was based on the Company’s goal of setting up convenience stores within bus and train terminals in Malaysia to cater to the needs and wants of the general public.
Mr Goh said, “My team is doing their best to look for a good and commendable trusted entrepreneurs to be part the family within the T-Sentral Bus Terminal. We have to make sure that the shops here will add more value to the general public as T-Sentral Terminal is aiming to be the best Family Convenience Center and Bus Terminal in Johor Bahru.
Transforming Taman Daya Caltex Petrol Station into a Lifestyle Hub
Ancillary Business Division General Manager Goh Lak Jin formally announced the ongoing transformation of Taman Daya Caltex Petrol Station into a Lifestyle Hub to cater to the needs and wants of the public during the Press Conference held at Subway® Outlet inside Taman Daya Caltex Petrol Station on the 15th of May 2017 at 11am....read more
As a Lifestyle Hub, Mr Goh presented during his media briefing about the different amenities available inside the said Petrol Station. He formally introduced the different amenities available besides the sale of RON 95, RON 97, and BioDiesel within the said Petrol Station. These include a Convenience Store (Mart), Tyre Inflator, Sales of ManjaLink Top Up Card, Top-Up of Touch & Go Card, Copying/ Printing Services for both A3 and A4 size papers, 10 Seconds Running Led Light Advertisements Platform, Subway® Outlet, the Upcoming Car Wash services, and also the exchange of Journey Cards Points for special and unique redemption items at Taman Daya Caltex Petrol Station and Mukim Tebrau Caltex Petrol Station. Currently, customers can exchange points for quality face towel (300 points) and Bath Towel (2000 points) and / or other items worth RM10 in the Mart or Petrol (1000 points).
Mr Goh also added that the objective of this initiative is to let the public have a One-Stop Center to help them save time and effort for their own conveniences.
Subway® Taman Daya Franchisee, Mr Ang Yuh Yaw also informed the Grand Opening of his Outlet and it will be held on the 25th of May 2017 at 10am at Taman Daya Caltex Petrol Station. There will be a Lion Dance Performance and a Ribbon Cutting ceremony by Councillor Yang Berhormat Ng Yew Aik, Assistance to the MP Mr Khoo Soo Seang.
During his presentation (Mr Ang), he showcased his freshly baked breads and cookies together with an assortment of snacks as well as the different variety of proteins, fresh vegetables and even 10 fat-free sauces that are available in his outlet.
Mr Ang further stated that “Taman Daya is a perfect complement to Subway®. The Management of Taman Daya Caltex Petrol Station namely Liannex Corporation Sdn Bhd has always adopted a progressive approach and constantly exploring and offering more and better services to customers”.
As part of the Grand Opening of Subway® Store Celebration, Mr Ang formally announced an exclusive Buy-One-Get One Free Sandwich Package and other many exciting offers during that day. Mr Goh also added that this is the first Subway Outlet opened inside a Petrol Station in Johor. It is also the 22nd Subway® Outlet to be opened in Johor.
Furthermore, Mr Goh also introduced the Opening of Car Wash Services within Taman Daya Caltex Petrol Station. It is expected to be operational in the month of June 2017.
The said Car Wash operation is under Green Flora Services by the management of Mohd Taufiq Ravichandran.
According to Mr Taufiq “being part of the transformation of Taman Daya Caltex Petrol Station into a Lifestyle Hub is a great opportunity for us to serve the needs and wants of the general public”.
Ancillary Business Division is one of the Division of Handal Indah Group of Companies (HIGC) and is currently managing two Petrol Station in Johor Bahru specifically Taman Daya Caltex Petrol Station and Mukim Tebrau Caltex Petrol Station under the care of Liannex Corporation Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of Yinson, a public listed Company. HIGC also manage T- Sentral at Taman Ungku Tun Aminah, Johor Bahru, Bus Depots, and ManjaLink Counters at about 10 locations.
HUGO Marketing Team Conducted Survey and Info Drill
The team of HUGO Marketing Team led by Raja Alif Syahir conducted a simultaneous survey and info drills about HUGO Mobile App at two different entry points in Johor Bahru....read more
The first session was conducted on the 19th of April 2017 at Giant Nusa Bestari from 4pm to 6.30pm while the second session was conducted at KSL City Mall on the 28th of April 2017 from 4pm to 6:30pm.
According to Raja Alif, JB HUGO Marketing Lead, the said activity aimed to create a social awareness about the fundamentals of HUGO Mobile App as a helpful tool for daily commuters in travelling to and from Singapore and Johor Bahru.
The team also shared an info drills about the different features of the mobile app which is very convenient for the commuters using different mode of transportation options such as train, bus, taxi, bicycle and even through walking.
The said survey also aimed to collect feedback(s) from the commuters about their travelling needs as well as an opportunity for them to try this mobile app as their travelling companion.
Based on the conducted survey, most of the respondents were delighted with the feature of the mobile app as it can feature the estimated time of bus arrival for Causeway Link S1 Bus Service at KSL City Mall and CW6 Bus Service at Giant Nusa Bestari.
As for the experience, Raja Alif commented “the Marketing Team is eager to share the new developments of this mobile app as it will surely help them ease their travelling adventures especially for Causeway Link Cross-border commuters.”
Other members for the Marketing Team who conducted the survey were Lee Bao Cheng, Zen Neo, and Asfarina Amni.
Liannex Corporation Sdn Bhd New Promotions
In line with the Press Conference organised by the Ancillary Business Division on the 18th of April 2017 at Yinson Building, 2nd Floor, Johor Bahru, Johor, Liannex Corporation Sdn Bhd proudly announced its on-going promotion and available products and services....read more
Both Taman Daya Caltex Petrol Station and Mukim Tebrau Caltex Petrol Station announced its Redemption Points from their Journey Cards for a quality face and bath towels. 300 points is able to exchange to one quality face towel while 2000 points can exchange to one bath towel.
Both stations are also offering photostatting and printing services. For black and white, A4 size is priced at RM0.20 per piece while RM0.40 per piece for A3 size. Colour printing and photostatting for A4 size is priced at RM0.80 per piece while A3 size is priced at RM1.00 per piece.
Taman Daya Caltex Petrol Station is also selling ManjaLink Travel Credit Reload Card to top up ManjaLink Card used to pay the bus fare from any cross-border Causeway Link Bus Services that goes to and from Singapore and Johor Bahru.
Aside from being a petrol station, both are also operating mart and has other amenities like refresh room and tyre inflator. Both station offered Techron 95, Techron 97, and Caltex Bio Diesel.
According To Mr Goh Lak Jin, General Manager for Ancillary Business Division, Car Wash services will soon to be available at Caltex Taman Daya Station.
Ancillary Business Division Hold Press Conference
The office of Mr Goh Lak Jin, General Manager for Ancillary Business Division organised Press Conference with the media to highlight the three different components that are being handled by Ancillary Business Division....read more
He did a presentation on the three components under his supervision namely Liannex Corporations Sdn Bhd (Caltex Petrol Station), Terminal Management under Handal Indah Sdn Bhd, and the Printing Company which is the Hipgraphy Advertising Sdn Bhd.
As highlight to his presentation, T-Sental Management triggers the interest of our media friends as he was able to showcase the new development that was improved in T-Sentral from 2014 to 2017. T-Sentral as a Family Convenience Center is convenient for Bus Terminal for the public to know as it caters to bus companies that goes to different locations like CW3 Bus Service (Singapore), Melaka, Ipoh, and Terengganu.
Present during the Press Conference was Ms Lim Chern Fang, Director of Operations and Marketing of Handal Indah Group of Companies, Ms Esther Wan, Station Manager for Taman Daya Caltex Petrol Station, Mr Lee Hii Look, Station Manager for Mukim Tebrau Caltex Petrol Station, Mr Hii How Leong, Assistant Manager for Hipgraphy Advertising Sdn Bhd, and Ms Syamine Johan, Ancillary Business Division Secretary.
Media who were present were from New Straits Times– Johor Bahru, Nanyang Siang Pau, and Oriental Daily.
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Handal Indah Sdn Bhd Received TOPSIS 2017 Bronze Award
Handal Indah Sdn Bhd was awarded the Bronze Standard Organisational Award from the Singapore‘s Ministry of Home Affairs in relation to Threat- Oriented Passenger Screening Integrated System (TOPSIS) on the 8th of March 2017 at the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) Building Auditorium, 10 Kallang Road, Singapore....read more
TOPSIS is a border security programme, which has been implemented across Singapore’s checkpoints since 2009. The programme leverages on both the security and non-security communities working at the checkpoints to flag out passengers, who exhibit suspicious Tell-Tale Indicators (TTIs) and subject them for enhanced screening.
The said Award was given for our active participation during the TOPSIS Programme in 2017. The theme of this year’s forum was “Recognize, Report, and Resolve - TOPSIS for secure Singapore. It highlights the “3R factors” that need to present in the operational culture of any facility for a suspicious or Tell-Tale Indicator (TTI) to be detected and successfully resolved.
Our Company was represented by Mr Johnny Low, Handal Indah Sdn Bhd Singapore’s Station Manager. He received the award on behalf of the Management.
According to Mr Low, “as a responsible Cross-Border Bus Company, the Award was a good recognition of our staff and employees in learning and contributing to the cross-border security of both Singapore and Malaysia.”
JB Tourist Bus Pass Rebranded As Travel Bus Pass
Causeway Link Holidays Sdn Bhd through Ms Lim Chern Fang, Director of Operations and Marketing announced the rebranding of JB Tourist Bus Pass into Travel Bus Pass during the Media Familiarization Trip Dinner at Hotel Granada, Johor Bahru on the 14th of March 2017....read more
The rebranding is necessary as the Travel Bus Pass does not only cater to Johor Bahru tourists. It is opened to the international market for easy and convenient commuting assistance for travellers to visit international theme parks, shopping malls, hotel accommodations, and various places that serves variety of local and international cuisine within Johor Bahru as well as Singapore.
Ms Lim had also presented a 1-minute and 20-seconds video clip about the Travel Bus Pass which intend to educate the public in using the product to selected Cross- Border Causeway Link Bus Services that travels to and from Johor Bahru and Singapore.
The Travel Bus Pass Introductory Product Promotion included:
1. 2-days Travel Bus Pass originally priced at RM55 will be offered at RM46
2. 3-days Travel Bus Pass originally priced at RM80 will be offered at RM66
On top of that, a special bundle rates for Causeway Link Direct Coach Bus Services from Bukit Bintang to LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort and Sanrio Hello Kitty & Thomas Town is also available. Simply purchase a return ticket and add on:
1. RM15 for a 2-days Travel Bus Pass
2. RM20 for 3-days Travel Bus Pass.
These promotional items are effective from the 1st of April 2017 until the 31st of December 2017.
New Pick-up Point for Causeway Link Direct Bus Service from KL to JB
In conjunction with the Media Familiarization Trip held at Hotel Granada on 14th of March 2017, Causeway Link Holidays Sdn Bhd through Ms Lim Chern Fang, Director of Operations and Marketing announced the new pick-up point location for Causeway Link Express Bus Service from Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru....read more
The new pick-up point starts from Swiss-Garden Hotel, Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur straight to LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort, Sanrio Hello Kitty Town & Thomas Town including to Larkin Bus Terminal.
This new pick-up point will start from the 14th Day of March 2017.
Note: Causeway Link Express Bus Service is a non-stop bus service, which takes about 4.5 hours of travelling time. The routing schedule of this bus service is available in the Causeway Link website.
Datuk Tee: Travel Bus Pass Promotes Tourism in Johor Bahru
Datuk Tee Siew Kiong, State Tourism, Domestic Trade and Consumerism EXCO, expressed his support for the initiative of Causeway Link Holidays Sdn Bhd in promoting tourism in Johor Bahru through the 2-days and 3-days Travel Bus Pass that are linked to Causeway Link Bus Services....read more
He commented that this is a good avenue for everyone to know and understand the Travel Bus Pass and to save cost related to transportation expenses.
During the press conference, Datuk Tee also mentioned that tourism in Johor Bahru is already booming. He also added that with Travel Bus Pass, it would be very helpful for everyone especially when using public transport like Causeway Link Bus Services to visit the different strategic locations within Johor Bahru.
Meanwhile, other guests who were present during the event included: Mr Mohammad Shukri Bin Mohammad Masbah, the Director of Johor Tourism; Mr Abdul Latib Omar, General Manager of Swiss Inn Johor Bahru; Michael Bay from the Malaysian Association of Hotels- Johor Bahru Chapter; Ms Lim Chern Fang, Operations and Marketing Director of Handal Indah Sdn Bhd; Mr Mohammad Ramli Bin Mohamad, PR General Manager of Handal Indah Sdn Bhd, Mr Goh Lak Jin, General Manager for Ancillary Business; and Mr Ng Kok Cheong, Senior Manager Bus Operations of Handal Indah Sdn Bhd.
Causeway Link Grants Free Bus Services for the Society Deaf of Johor Students
The Management allocated an amount of RM12, 600 per month for the free bus services for 40 students from Persatuan Orang Pekak Johor (Society Deaf of Johor Organization or SDJO). The said sponsorship was based on the request of Encik Mohamad Yazid Bin Bain, President of SDJO on the 4th of January 2017. The free bus service covers:...read more
Mr Lim Han Weng, CEO and Chairman for Handal Indah Group of Companies (HIGC), generously granted the request of Sponsorship from Encik Yazid. According to Ms Agnes Tan Poh Yoh, Operations Admin Head: “the said free bus service took effect on the 15th of January 2017 and it will be continued until further notice”.
Meanwhile, the request was based on the need of the students for transportation as the location of their school is about 2 kilometres away from their hostel. Encik Yazid also highlighted the effect of weather condition as the students are exposed on hot weather and sometimes affected by rain which would affect their health condition.
Encik Yazid also added in his letter of request: “Being the President of the Organization, the free bus service will be a great help as the students will not be exposed to any accidents or unwanted crimes. The students will not miss their classes as well”.
Gifts Christmas Giving Event by Liannex Corporation Sdn Bhd
A total of 104 gifts from the Handal Indah Group of Companies (HIGC) Staff, partners, and loyal customers of Liannex Corporation Sdn Bhd were distributed to the Orphanage and Senior Citizens of Pusat Kebajikan Kalvari (PKK) on the 19th of December 2016....read more
The said Gift-Giving event was conducted at the PKK orphanage homes in line with the Christmas Celebration for the month of December 2016. Ms Agnes Chow from PKK Calvary City Church commented that: “We truly appreciate the effort of Liannex Corps for making this Christmas celebration a joyful one for our residents”.
Mr. Goh Lak Jin, General Manager for HIGC Ancillary Business commented: “this event is in line with the celebration of Christmas for everyone. This is a way for us to share the true spirit of Christmas”. He also added this short message during his visit to the orphanage: “It is our pleasure to take this opportunity to wish you and all the members of PKK a Merry Christmas and a Happy, Healthy and Prosperous New Year 2017".
Liannex Corporation Sdn Bhd through the effort of Caltex Petrol Station- Taman Daya and Mukim Tebrau Branch hanged the Christmas wish cards of the kids and old folk home residents from PKK on the Christmas tree placed in front of the 2 Petrol stations that were managed by Liannex Corporation under the Ancillary Business Department.
The presents indicated in Christmas wish cards were purchased by good Samaritans who wished to fulfil the wishes of the members of the Orphanage and Senior Citizens of PKK.
Mr Lee Hii Look, Station Manager from Caltex Petrol Station- Mukim Terbrau Branch and Ms Tee Me Ling (staff from Handal Indah Sdn Bhd) assisted Mr Goh in delivering the wish gifts from its beneficiaries.
“Causeway Link: Togetherness in Sharing Happiness”
Handal Indah Sdn Bhd under the branding of Causeway Link: The Smiling Bus organized a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme on the 21st of November 2016 at Sanrio Hello Kitty and Thomas Town (SHKTT) Puteri Harbour with a theme “Togetherness in Sharing Happiness”....read more
This CSR programme aimed to promote employees’ proactive contributions to Society and as part of Handal Group of Companies’ corporate endeavours.
Ms Lim Chern Fang, Director of Operations and Marketing Department said that “as part of the Company’s slogan “the smiling bus”, we want to bring as much smiles as we can to the children”. She also added: “we should be feeling grateful and fortunate to have this opportunity to extend our love, care, and concern to the less fortunate ones in our society when we can. The children was really excited as it was their first time in the theme park.
This year’s CSR event special guests composed of children from:
1. Kiwanis Down Syndrome Foundation from Taman Majidee which implements Early Intervention Programme (special needs education) for children with Down Syndrome;
2. Persatuan Penjagaan Kanak- Kanak Terencat Akal Johor Bahru from Kulai, Johor which is currently taking care of 220 kids with special needs. Most of the kids under this organization are children with severely visually impaired, mentally and physically challenged, paralytic, Down’s syndrome, spastic, hyperactive, cerebral palsy, autistic, mute, and simply abandoned children. The home accepts children from all races and all religions.
Handal Group of Companies (HGC) brought a total of 105 children and staff from these two organization including staff volunteers from HGC to SHKTT theme park.
On this event, HGC donated a total of RM25, 000 to finance the admission tickets of the children and staff from these two organizations. The said budget was also inclusive of the payments for the exclusive SHKTT entertainment fee, meals, goody bags, and transportation for the guests to and from their places to SHKTT theme park. A total of RM4, 000 cash was also contributed by the staff and Management of HGC to donate to these two charity group (RM 2000 per organization).
HGC through the representation of Ms Lim Chern Fang and Mohammad Ramli Bin Mohamad, General Manager for Causeway Link Holidays delivered the surprised presents coming from the staff of HGC which includes Handal Indah Sdn Bhd, Handal Ceria Sdn Bhd, Triton, Liannex Corporation, Hipgraphy Sdn Bhd and Causeway Link Holidays.
According to Nino, a Physiotherapist from the Handicapped and Mentally Disabled Children Association Johor Bahru, he was very delighted as his patients was very happy to explore and enjoy the famous Sanrio Hello Kitty and Thomas Town in Malaysia. “This is also a good way for them to be exposed and mingle with the public”, he also added.
“I am very happy as Causeway Link Staff and Management were able to help us in bringing these patients from our premises for a new environment for them to enjoy. Thank you so much”, commented by Nino.
Taste Fully Food and Beverage Expo 2016
Causeway Link Holidays participated Taste Fully Food and Beverage Expo 2016 at the Persada Johor International Convention Centre on the 26th to 28th of August 2016. The Marketing team highlighted three major products of Causeway link namely ManjaLink, Bus Pass, and its newest transport mobile app partner- HUGO. Causeway Link booth also featured the famous "Darts of Fortune", lucky draws and offers big discounts on Theme park tickets and original Hello Kitty merchandises....read more
STAR Fit for Life6-8 May 2016: Causeway Link Holiday showcased Family Fun adventures during the Star Fit for Life Roadshow at Persada Johor International Convention Centre, Johor Bahru.
Back-to Back Weekend School Holiday Promotions for Causeway Link Holidays
4-5 & 10-11 June 2016: Causeway Link products and services were promoted during the "School's Out! Fun is In" weekend school holiday promotion at KSL City Mall ManjaLink counter and at the International Merchandising Mart Mall (IMM) Singapore. The said event featured exclusive discounts on selected theme park admission tickets and other merchandizes....read more