The grand launch of e-commerce giant, GT Dollar Malaysia at Sime Darby Convention Centre.

3:06:00 PM Sally Samsaiman 5 Comments


Early last week, on 16th January to be exact..Y.B. Datuk Mas Ermieyati Binti Samsudin, Deputy Minister of Tourism and Culture debuted the launch of e-commerce giant, GT Dollar Malaysia at Sime Darby Convention Centre, Bukit Kiara, Kuala Lumpur today at the Malaysia FinTech Ecosystem Conference and GT Dollar Grand Launch.

The event was witnessed by distinguished government officials as well as 3,000 prominent IT and e-commerce industry leaders who support the development of a dynamic FinTech ecosystem, paving way for SMART innovations like GT Dollar, making Malaysia a force to reckon with in the FinTech sector.


This collaboration between the Malaysian government and GT Dollar helps to alleviate the lives of people through the launch GT Dollar mobile application, which is a “one-stop mobile e-commerce platform” that seeks to build a cohesive community for consumers and merchants from a myriad of industries to interact within its marketplace.

To complement this collaborative effort, GT Robot an innovative high-technological form under the GT Group, specializes its advancement in humanoid robotic solutions. In recognition of it’s advancement, the Malaysian government is planning to allocate a zone located along the Malacca-Negeri Sembilan border for GT Robot’s own manufacturing and assembly plant, which is worth approximate to RM 300 million in investment. This plant estimated to generate income for the company of approximate USD 20 Billon (which is equal to 10 Million pieces of Mobile Robot) and create more than 10,000 working opportunities for locals in the next 5 years. The GT Robot plant will be the first in Asia with eco-friendly manufacturing with the high technology equipment after China.

Mr Patrick Chew - Country CEO of GT Dollar Malaysia,  Y.B. Datuk Mas Ermieyati Binti Samsudin- Deputy Minister of Tourism and Culture, Dr Paul Zhang Baolu - GT Group President & CEO, Ms Grace - Executive Director GT Dollar Singapore HQ

This day, marks the launch of a groundbreaking event that will go down in history. Unveiling an all new improvised major update of GT Dollar application, the world’s first social mobile e-commerce software. This new concept was first found in year 2014 by the GT Group President and CEO Dr. Paul Zhang Baolu, who is equipped with over 30 years of industry experience in high-technology management, economic and tourism development worldwide. The company is valued at more than $4.7 billion. The conference is aimed to drive development of regional internet use, where users and businesses connect seamlessly without barriers. This benefits the consumers greatly as businesses become more affordable thus stimulating economic growth, national tax revenue and employment growth.


This application aims to embrace technology, thus contributing towards the economic growth of the country. A comprehensive platform for both consumers and merchants, encouraging cash free transactions around the world. With zero registrations, subscription and advertising fees, merchants need to purchase GT Dollar (Virtual Currency) and distribute it to their users anytime, anywhere. This will in turn form into e-promotion or e-advertising with minimal charges. The Online Payment Gateway will be used to accept payment online – E-wallet / Visa (Credit, Debit, Prepaid) / MasterCard (Credit. Debit, Prepaid) / CUP Card (Credit, Debit, Prepaid) / Direct Debit Account to perform transaction charges.

GT Dollar primary focus is about a creating a world of convenience centered around virtual credits account to allow users to make payment via an e-wallet system which enables extensive search for products or services via a marketplace.


GT Dollar allows SMEs to function virtually. It connects them with new and existing consumers and maintains a loyalty programme through the distribution of virtual credits (GTD). Communication between merchants and consumers is facilitated via seamless GPS- location and user-friendly booking platforms.

The application serves as a composite of one’s daily lifestyle and a city guide to complement and simplify the increasingly hectic lifestyle by providing users with an unprecedented access to a large database of over 80,000 merchants worldwide hitherto not on Internet or mobile, but who offer a great range of products. Merchants and users can enjoy other services beside online shopping such as fund transfer, utilities bills payment, prepaid air time top-up, Social Network Chat (for up to 20 people in each group) and etc.


YB Datuk Seri Panglima Madius Tangau, Minister of MOSTI mentioned, “in 2015, there were 3.4 billion Internet users globally with an expectation that it would increase to 9 billion over the next 10 years. Indeed, the government recognizes the importance of digital technology in propelling the economic growth. We are pleased to see a local company embarking on an innovative effort that is in line with the government’s aspiration to surge in the development of technology. We applaud GT Dollar for being a game changer in the e-commerce sector. And I am sure that users will benefit at large from utilizing the platform and its features”.

GT Dollar aims to shape the future of mobile travel and drive tourism growth with potential collaborations with Tourism Association to increase the tourism landscape in Malaysia. Paul Zhang being the Chairman of the China Tian Ma Travel Group, the third largest travel services and recreation provider in China hopes to woo China tourists to Malaysia with GT Dollar, which will serve as an essential city guide for tourists.

GT Robot is planning to start up its manufacturing and assembly plant in Malaysia located along the Malacca-Negeri Sembilan border which is worth approximate to RM 300 million in investment. This plant estimated to generate income for the company of approximate USD20 Billion (which equal to 10 Million pcs Mobile Robot) and create more than 10,000 working opportunity for the local in next 5 years. The GT Robot plant will be the first in Asia with eco-friendly manufacturing with the high technology equipment after China.

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Raikan Tahun Baru Cina dengan 'Reunion Buffet' di Sunway Putra Hotel.

12:38:00 AM Sally Samsaiman 3 Comments


Sunway Putra Hotel memang tak pernah menghampakan...Baru-baru ni Sally ke sana untuk jengah buffet makan malam sempena Tahun Baru Cina...Sunway Putra Hotel kembali dengan menu istimewa mereka sempena Tahun Baru Cina yang bakal tiba pada minggu depan...Pejam celik pejam celik, dah nak masuk Tahun Baru Cina dah kan!


Macam yang kita semua tahu, setiap kali datangnya Tahun Baru Cina, "Reunion Buffet" atau acara makan besar mmg akan ada...tu salah satu budaya la dan selalunya semua ahli keluarga yang terdekat akan makan sama-sama...So, Sunway Putra Hotel pun tak terkecuali la untuk berikan servis mereka utk sama-sama meraikan Tahun Baru Cina.


Prebiu malam tu dimulakan dengan menggaul Yee Sang gergasi yang telah disiapkan oleh semua chef daripada Sunway Putra Hotel. Mmg besar la Yee Sang ni...kata orang lagi tinggi kita "toss" lagi baik..hehehe...

So, sempena Tahun Baru Cina, Sunway Putra Hotel, 'Reunion Buffet' akan berlangsung pada 27 Februari 2017, buffet line akan bermula pada 6pm sehingga 10.30pm di Coffee House, tingkat 9…Untuk dewasa hanya RM118 nett, dan RM59 nett untuk kanak-kanak berumur 6 hingga 12 tahun...Bawah 6 tahun adalah PERCUMA!



Macam yang korang semua tahu laa...Sally mmg suka gila dengan dessert buffet kat Sunway Putra Hotel..I can survived with all those desserts okay! Hahahaha...Ya Allah, serius Sally suka gila makan segala pencuci mulut...ada kek, puding, aiskrim, kuih, buah-buahan...Jangan risau sebab ada jugak makanan berat, pelbagai lauk yang korang boleh makan dengan nasi...tapi Sally suka dengan menu pencuci mulut...favorite!




Disebabkan buffet line kali ni lebih kepada untuk mereka yang meraikan Tahun Baru Cina, jadinya makanan haruslah lebih berkonsepkan masakan cina...tapi jangan risau sebab buffet line tak terhad kepada chinese cuisines sahaja, ada jugak masakan lain.



Menu makanan Jepun is a must! Pastikan korang makan sebab sushi mereka ni mmg terbaik! Kalau korang nak tau, Sally terkenal di Sunway Putra Hotel sebagai blogger yang gila dengan makanan Jepun...kalau korang pun macam Sally, pastikan cuba sushi yang ada..okay?


Western foods!


Yee Sang pun ada kalau korang nak makan...semuanya fresh tauu...


So, kalau korang nak cuba buffet sempena Tahun Baru Cina, atau nak suggest kepada kawan-kawan yang berbangsa cina...boleh cadangkan mereka untuk tempah dengan Sunway Putra Hotel...Sally yakin yang korang takkan kecewa la dengan masakan chef-chef terbaik kat hotel ni!



Selain daripada tu, kalau ada yang berminat nak buat private CNY gathering, boleh jugak tempah “Prosperity Set”, a nine course dinner yang termasuk Yee Sang Set at RM1988 nett for a table of ten…tapi minimum tempahan adalah 20 orang tau..Korang boleh pilih tarikh daripada 15th January to 11th February…

Dan...kalau korang peminat makanan Jepun, boleh juga tempah “Japanese Chinese New Year Buffet” di Gen Japanese Restaurant…dengan harga RM98 per person adan RM49 nett per child between 6-12 years old…available on 27th and 28th January 2017..

Lastly, kalau nak beli Yee Sang sahaja, boleh jugak...dengan harga RM59/kotak, atau Salmon Yee Sang dengan harga RM78/kotak...Setiap kotak cukup untuk 4-5 orang makan..

Untuk sebarang tempahan,
Boleh terus hubungi 03-40409888 atau email ke dinesph@sunwayhotels.com

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