Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Hello everybody!

I am still actively emceeing.

My sincere apologies to everybody for not updating my blog for over a year.  The truth is I had forgotten my password until now.


Anyway, here is my recent photograph taken earlier this year.  Yes, this is Ishak Nengah: Version 2015.


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Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Emceeing the Piala Seri Endon Batik Design Competition 2012 with Lorraine Hahn

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Friday, November 15, 2013

Recent events I emceed

Majlis Memperkasakan Ekonomi Bumiputera by Prime Minister Dato' Sri Mohd Najib Tun Razak @ UiTM Shah Alam on 14 September 2013.Add caption

Opening of Meeting of ASEAN Ministers of Agriculture and Forestry by Deputy Prime Minister, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin at Sheraton Imperial Hotel, Kuala Lumpur on 26 September 2013.
Launch by His Majesty the King of Malaysia of the book  "On Common Ground - A Collection of Articles" written by Raja Zarith Sofiah, consort of the Sultan of Johor, @ Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur on 1 October 2013.

Tun Mahathir launches Proton SUPRIMA S at Matrade on 17 August 2013

Malaysia International Golf Symposium 2013, 22 & 23 Oct @ Royale Chulan Hotel, KL

Photo: Alhamdullilah, another job done. Am golfing tomorrow :)!

2014 Budget seminar organised by AFTAAS at Intercontinental Hotel on 31 October 2013

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Golden Eagle Awards 2013 @ Genting on 18 October 2013

Emceed the Golden Eagle Awards 2013 organised by Nanyang Siang Pau honouring the Malaysia's top SMEs.  Partnered with Hoong Jia Hui for the 10th year.  It was previously known as the Golden Bull Awards.

Pairing with Lorraine Hahn again at the launch of Cultural Tourism at MATIC KL on 12 November 2013


Tuesday, August 7, 2012


1)    Special presentation on Government Transformation Programme by Dato’ Sri Idris Jala, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department and also Chief Executive of PEMANDU at KLCC on 24 July 2012.

2)    Signing ceremony of between Medini Iskandar Malaysia Sdn Bhd (subsidiary of Iskandar Investment Berhad) & Square Stone Holdings Sdn Bhd to form a JV Co – Zhouyuan Iskandar Sdn Bhd at Hilton @ KL Sentral, Kuala Lumpur on Thursday, 19 July 2012.

3)    Soft launch of MAHA2012 by Minister of Agriculture and Agro-based Industry at Putrajaya Marriot Hotel on 16 July 2012.

4)    Launch of MFIB2012 exhibition and conference by Minister of Agriculture and Agro-based Industry at PWTC on 12 July 2012.

5)    Official opening ceremony of Sukan Malaysia 2012 (SUKMA2012) by the Sultan of Pahang at Stadium Darulmakmur, Kuantan on 7 July 2012;

6)    Prize presentation lunch of the Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Berhad’s corporate golf game at Glenmarie Golf and Country Club on 1 July 2012.

7)    Official opening the Macau Gallery and the gala dinner in celebrations by Chief Minister of Malacca on 26 June 2012. official launch of “Memories of Our Mothers” by HRH Raja Zarith Sofiah at the PJ Hilton on 12 June 2012.

8)    Defence Services Asia 2012 thank you dinner attended by Minister of Defence at Legend Sunway Hotel, KL on 24 May 2012. 58th 

9)    Master Builders Association Malaysia (MBAM) Anniversary Dinner at Sunway Resort Hotel on Friday, 15 June 2012.
10) To professional master-of-ceremony services at the signing ceremony of the Multi-Crew Pilot Licence (MPL) services agreement between Asia Pacific Flight Training Sdn Bhd and CAE Inc at Crown Plaza Hotel, Kuala Lumpur on 3 May 2012.

11) Malaysia-Islamic Development Bank Group Partnership Investment Forum officiated by Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib bin Tun Haji Abdul Razak, Prime Minister of Malaysia, at the JW Marriot Hotel, KL on 10 May 2012.

12) Prize presentation ceremony at the Malaysian Maybank Golf Open 2012 at Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club on 15 April 2012;

13) Official launch and media conference in conjunction with the launch of the China-made Auman trucks by Angka-Tan Sdn Bhd at The Saujana Kuala Lumpur on 19 April 2012.

14) Defence Services Asia 2012 exhibition and conference at PWTC, KL from 15 to 18 April 2012;

15) Tourist Development Corporation’s Mega Familiarisation dinner in conjunction with “Formula 1 Petronas Malaysia Grand Prix 2012” at The Saujana Hotel, Kuala Lumpur on 22 MRCH 2012.

16) IGEM2012 moments dinner at KLCC on 21 March 2012;

17) Official launch of NESTLE 100 Years celebrations by HRH The Sultan of Selangor at Dataran Merdeka on 18 March 2012.

18) Napoleon Hill International Convention 2012 with Deepak Chopra as the keynote speaker at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre on 14 and 15 March 2012.

19) Official launch of the first locally assembled VW Passat by Prime Minister of Malaysia at the DRB-HICOM Automotive complex in Pekan on 11 March 2012.

20) Official launch of My.Lease and EON 4S Chan Sow Lin centre by Minister of Transport on 27 February 2012

21) Golf Malaysia Publications Sdn Bhd “ALL STARS NIGHT” gala dinner with the Deputy Prime Minister in attendance at Crowne Plaza Mutiara Kuala Lumpur on 18 January 2012.

22) DRB-Hicom and Tan Sri Muhyiddin (TSM) Charity Golf Team friendly golf competition at the Glenmarie  Golf and Country Club on 15 January 2012.

Saturday, March 17, 2012


Had the honour of introducing Dr Deepak Chopra at the Napoleon Hill International Convention 2012 at the KLCC in Kuala Lumpur on Thursday, 15 March 2012. He was the keynote speaker at the two-day conference which began on 14 March. Dr Chopra, one of the world's leading motivational and inspiritational speakers, and a prolific writer with over 60 books to his name, spoke about "The Soul of Leadership".
NHIC 2012, with the theme "Making a Difference" focuses on inspiring individuals to attain success and happiness in a holistic way that cultivates wisdom.

It was organised by Napoleon Hill Associates (M) Sdn Bhd, a leading training and education provider to both corporate and the public, based on Napoleon Hill's success philosophy incorporating contemporary strategic leadership and management knowledge to empower personal and business success.

Monday, March 12, 2012

PM launches locally-assembled Volkswagen Passat at DRB-HICOM's Automotive Complex in Pekan, Pahang on Sun 11 March.

Prime Minister Dato' Sri Mohd Najib bin Tun Haji Abdul Razak officially launched the locally-assembled Volkswagen Passat at DRB-HICOM's Automotive Complex in Pekan, Pahang on Sunday, 11 March 2012.

Present was Dato' Sri Diraja Haji Adnan Yaakob.

Dato' Sri Haji Mohd Khamil Jamil, DRB-HICOM's Group Managing Director fielding questions from members of the Media at the Press Conference after the launch.

Prime Minister Dato' Sri Mohd Najib and other guests viewing the big screen at the launch.

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Two-day workshop on emceeing in Penang

Had the honour of conducting a two-day workshop (28 & 29 February, 2012) on emceeing attended by twenty-five staff from various Government departments in Penang.  The workshop was organised by the Penang State Secretariat at the Hotel Seri Malaysia in Kepala Batas. 

Friday, February 24, 2012


The operator of the first ship-to-ship (STS) port in Malaysia, T.A.G. Marine Sdn Bhd had a special briefing for members of the Malaysian media yesterday ,23 Feb 2012.  Managing Director Haji Noormustafa Kamal bin Yahya (picture) briefed them on the port's operations which began in 2008.  Known as the Linggi International Floating Transhipment and Trading Hub (LIFT Hub), the port is the first of its kind not only in Malaysia but also in the region. ISHAK NENGAH PR SERVICES organised the media tour.
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Malaysian Business 16 Feb 2012 issue featured Ishak Nengah in its personality profile entitled "TAPPING THE POWER OF POSITIVITY".

Friday, December 16, 2011

Malaysia International Golf Symposium 2011

Tan Sri Mohd Anwar Mohd Nor, President of the Malaysian Golf Association, speaking at the Malaysian International Golf Symposium 2011, which I emceed at the Holiday Inn Glenmarie yesterday. En Zulkifli Mohd Said, Tourism Malaysia's Director for Industry Development Division, later launched the symposium. This is the second year the symposium is being held. It continues today and again tomorrow. A "Swing Fore Charity" Golf Tournament was held yesterday afternoon which raised RM50,000 for the Rumah Keluarga Kami Kajang.

Monday, December 12, 2011

Pairing again with Zakiah Anas

Was paired once again with Zakiah Anas, this time to emcee Indah Water Konsortium's annual dinner at the Eastin Hotel on Dec 8.

It was good to meet up so many ex-colleagues at IWK where I used to served as head of Communications Department from 1998 to 2001.

I first knew Zakiah when I was a part-time news reader at TV3 (1992-1997).

We emceed Dato' Siti Nurhaliza's and Dato' K's "Wedding of the Year" reception at the KLCC in 2006.

Piala Seri Endon 2011

Lorraine Hahn and I emceed the grand finals of the Piala Seri Endon (PSE) 2011 fashion category at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre yesterday (Sunday, 11 December 2011).

Seri Paduka Baginda Raja Permaisuri Agong, Tuanku Nur Zahirah, was in attendence. It was one of the last public functions she attended before returning to Kuala Terengganu with SPB Yang DiPertuan Agong today after completing their five-year term as King and Queen of Malaysia.

Also present were Tun Abdullah Haji Ahmad Badawi and Tun Jeanne Abdullah, Puan Nori Abdullah, Chairman of Yayasan Budi Penyayang Malaysia, the organisers of the event, and Dato' Leela Mohd Ali, the CEO of Penyayang.

PSE was iniatied by the late Tun Endon Mahmood as part of the Malaysia Batik: Crafted for the World Movement to help promote Malaysian batik.

Lorraine and I have been emceeing the event since it started in 2003.

Our outfits were designed by Von Jolly Couture, made up of the tag team of uncle and nephew, Raymond and Aaron, winner of the PSE in 2005.

The PSE was one of the many events organised by Yayasan Budi Penyayang Malaysia this year as part of the on-going efforts to promote batik under VIVA Malaysia Batik which was launched by Dato' Seri Ng Yen Yen, Minister of Tourism on Nov 20 at MATIC in Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur.

I emceed that event with Peggy Ng.

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Volvo launches new FMX trucks

Volvo Malaysia Sdn Bhd launched its new rugged FMX model meant for heavy use on and off road for the construction, mining, forestry, as well as oil and gas industries.
The launch was officiated by the company's newly-appointed Managing Director, Mr Mansoor Ahmed, at the company's head office in Shah Alam on Wed, Nov 2.
Two fleets also received the keys to their new vehicles. They were the Air Marine Group and Mega Brave Sdn Bhd.

Monday, August 15, 2011

Events emceed recently

Taylor's College scholarship awards presentation on July 26, 2011 at One World Hotel.

Launch of High Performing Bumiputera SMEs by Tan Sri Nor Mohamed Yakcop,Minister in the Prime Minister's Department at KLCC on July 20, 2011.

Malaysian Food and Beverage Fair - MIFB2011 at PWTC, KL on July 13, 2011.

A royal wedding at Shangri-la Hotel on July 9 and 10, 2011.

Mass Rail Transit (MRT) launch by Prime Minister Dato' Sri Mohd Najib bin Tun Haji Abdul Razak at KLCC on July 8, 2011.

An akad nikah ceremony at a home in Subang Jaya on July 1, 2011.

Media Sneak Preview of IGEM2011

Emceed a Media Sneak Preview of the 2nd International Greentech & Eco Products Conference and Exhibition 2011 (IGEM2011) at the KLCC on Monday, August 15, 2011. It was hosted by Dato Sri Peter Chin Fah Kui, Minister of Energy, Green Technology and Water.

Programme partners and international participants pledged their support for the event by presenting their organizations' logos to the Minister.

Picture shows the Minister at the Press Conference after the event. He is flanked by Datuk Loo Took Gee, Secretary General of the Ministry (left) and Puan Hajjah Nor' Aini Abdul Wahab, Deputy Secretary General (Green Technology and Water).

Friday, June 24, 2011

Shaziman launches now LATAR Expressway connecting KL to Kuala Selangor

Minister of Works Malaysia Dato' Shaziman bin Hj Abu Mansor talking to members of the Media at a Press Conference after officially opening the LATAR Expressway at the Templar interchange on Thursday, 23 June 2011.
The 33-km LATAR Expressway connects Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Selangor.

Najib launches myplan to let Malaysians fully understand 10th Malaysia Plan

Prime Minister Dato' Sri Mohd Najib bin Tun Haji Abdul Razak with Minister in the Prime Minister's Department, Tan Sri Nor Mohamed Yakcop with the logo of myplan after the PM launched it at his office in Putrajaya on 10 June 2011.
Myplan is a comprehensive communications programme to explain to Malaysians the details of the 10th Malaysia Plan and how it would benefit everyone.

Malaysia hosts 15th General Assembly of the Asia Pacific Parliamentarians' Conference on Enviroment and Development

Speaker of the House of Representatives Tan Sri Pandikar Amin Haji Mulia opened the 15th General Assembly of the Asia Pacific Parliamentarians' Conference on Environment and Development (APPCED) at the Mutiara Crowne Plaza on 7 June 2011. Delegates from 20 countries attended the Conference.

Nor Mohamed Yakcop launches "Notes to the Prime Minister" by Dato' Wong Sulong

Minister in the Prime Minister's Department, Tan Sri Nor Mohamed Yakcop, signing the book "Notes to the Prime Minister: The Untold Story of How Malaysia Beat the Currency Speculators" at the Mutiara Crowne Plaza on 2 June 2011. The book was written by former Group Chief Editor of The Star, Dato' Wong Sulong, and published by MPH.

Hishamuddin launches "Legacy of Honour" by Zainah Anwar @ PWTC on 17 May 2011

Home Affairs Minister Dato' Seri Hishmmuddin Tun Hussein Onn signing a copy of the book "Legacy of Honour" by Zainah Anwar after launching it at the PWTC on 17 May 2011. The book is about his dad, Tun Hussein Onn, Third Prime Minister of Malaysia; his grand dad, Dato' Onn Jaafar, founder of UMNO; and his great grand dad, Dato' Jaafar Mohamed, the first Mentri Besar of Johor. The book was published by Yayasan Mohamed Noah.
Zainah Anwar, the author, autographing the book.

Tuesday, May 3, 2011


After taking taking time off from work for three months since February, here's how I look like now.

I am very happy to say that I am now able to take bookings for emceeing jobs.
You can call me @ 0193275057.

I look forward to working with you.

Call me if you're looking for an MC!