Astro and Maxis contribute RM5 million for earthquake victims in Sulawesi

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Astro and Maxis rally support to raise funds for Sulawesi tsunami victims

Henry Tan, CEO Designate of Astro Raja Tan Sri Arshad Raja Tun Uda, Chairman of Maxis Tun Zaki Azmi, Chairman of Astro YB Tuan Gobind Singh Deo, Minister of Communications and Multimedia Malaysia YAB Tun Dr Mahathir bin Mohamad, Prime Minister of Malaysia YAB Dato’ Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail, Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia YB Dato’ Saifuddin Abdullah, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Malaysia Robert Nason, CEO Interim of Maxis

Astro Malaysia Holdings Berhad (Astro) and Maxis Berhad (Maxis) kickstarted a campaign to help raise funds for Tabung Bencana Gempa Bumi & Tsunami Sulawesi.

Both corporations will make a joint contribution of RM5 million to the fund and is in response to the Prime Minister, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s call to ASEAN countries to help Indonesia rebuild itself following the cataclysmic earthquake and tsunami in Central Sulawesi.

The joint contribution from Astro and Maxis is intended to aid in the restoration of Sulawesi, in particular rebuilding schools and communities.



Nominate Malaysia’s Best Marketers

Do you know a Bold & Brave marketer? Give us their names, because we want to celebrate them.

Held for the first time in Malaysia, the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Awards is here to reward the best in the business of marketing.

This award is to identify talent, transparency, tenacity and a take-charge attitude of deserving marketers. An eminent panel of industry leaders will decide on the winners.

There are 30 categories up for grabs at this year’s awards:

  • Best Marketer in B2B Marketing
  • Best Marketer in SME Marketing
  • Best Marketer in Millennial Marketing
  • Best Marketer in Data & Technology Marketing
  • Rising Marketing Star – Financial Services
  • Rising Marketing Star – Telco ….. and more!

All entries across all 30 categories for the inaugural year is FREE.

Send in your nominations before the closing deadline of October 19th.

The 7th Malaysian CMO Conference & Awards

Date: 16th November 2018

Venue: The Grand Ballroom, Sime Darby Convention Centre, KL.

For further details on the awards visit:



First Time in Malaysia

The Young Spikes Malaysia 2019 Competitions offer creatives aged 30 or under a unique chance to gain recognition and make their mark on the industry.

The Young Spikes Malaysia 2019 Competitions offer creative and marketing communications professionals under 30 a unique chance to win recognition in their industry across Asia Pacific!

For more details and team registration, click here:

Team Registration(2pax) fee: RM 2000 + 6% SST per team

Important Dates:

Deadline Team Registration:
July 5, 2019

Live Briefing at Taylor’s University(Integrated):
July 31, 2019

Live Briefing at Taylor’s University(PR, Media & Digital):
August 1, 2019

Live Judging at Taylor’s University:
August 3, 2019

Young Spikes Malaysia Winners Ceremony:
August 14, 2019

For assistance, call Amira/Ruby 03 7725 2588 or email and