Official logo for the 40th anniversary of the Look East Policy

The year 2022 marks the 40th Anniversary of the Look East Policy (LEP). In commemorating this occasion, the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) had organised a Logo Design Competition last year. The competition attracted a total of 171 entries, both from Malaysia and Japan. A Judging Committee comprising MITI, Ministry of Foreign Affairs chose the logo designed by MR. KOO KON HEN from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, as the official logo for the 40th Anniversary of the LEP. The logo elegantly captures the robust economic and social connections between...

Japan’s thrift shop has its first Malaysian franchise

Jalan Jalan Japan, a secondhand store by Book-Off's Malaysian subsidiary, opened its first franchise store in Penang, Malaysia.It features secondhand, preloved items from Japan. Jalan Jalan Japan (JJJ) operated by BOOK MARKETING SDN. BHD., the Malaysian subsidiary of the BOOK-OFF group. It has stores mainly in the metropolitan area since its first store opening in 2016.A new JJJ franchise will open on 24 February 2021 to live up to local expectations. (more…)