We have the Popular Card, the MPH Reader's Circle card, the Store Card, Real Rewards card, Bonus Link card and for all those who are NS trainees, announcing the launch of the "YES2NS" identification-cum-discount card. This is probably also the brain-child of our MINIster-in-charge of NS in collaboration with Tenaga Nasional Bhd, Affin ACF Finance Bhd, Pos Malaysia Bhd and Brunsfield Group. The participating companies are :: Pan Global Insurnace Bhd, Pan Global Services Sdn Bhd, MPH Bookstores Sdn Bhd, Senheng Electric (KL) Sdn Bhd and BTC Clothier Sdn Bhd.
What's on offer for "YES2NS" cardholders ::
From the Pan Global Insurance ::
free entry to the "Rock The World V" concert
RM10,000 free "X-Treme Lifestyle" insurance
free membership to PanGlobal Online
free membership of "Musiccanteen", an internet portal providing songs online, initial download 12 favourite songs FOC.
MPH Bookstores :: RM5 free vouchers for every RM50 purchase in a single receipt
Senheng electrical shop chain :: RM25 free voucher for purchase at any of its outlet.
BTC Clothier :: 10 per cent discount for apparel purchases made at One Utama and Maju Junction shopping complexes.
Future applications of "YES2NS" card :: Could there be more participating discount outlets/companies to come in the future? Earlier on there were mention made of considering those who have completed NS training first when gomen jobs are applied for. Apart from this could "YES2NS" cardholders also be given special considerations for entry into institutes of higher learning?
Further questions re-"YES2NS" cards :: Renewable annually? :: YES Any fees payable? :: DKY -Don't know yet, but probably yes. Transferrable ownership? :: DKY Supplementary card(s)? :: DKY Loyalty points awarded? :: Probably yes with accompanying exchange programme. For further FAQs :: Try Asia Inet Commerce Sdn Bhd Director Sandra Wong or check out the website for FAQs and more.
Will there be other spinoffs from the NS training programme? In the future there maybe "Old NS Trainees Associations", "Annual Get-Together of NS Trainees", "NS Training Collectibles" and more. This year alone there will be 85,000 "YES2NS" cardholders, and if the programme blossoms and continues, each year will produce at least another 85,000 more.
See the photo of the MINIsters and their future investment here. Caption also courtesy of Bernama :: "FUTURE INVESTMENT… Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak poses with National Service trainees after launching the YES2NS card in Shah Alam".
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You may say I'm a dreamer but I'm not the only one
I hope someday you'll join us
And the world will be as one. IMAGINE:youtube::John Lennon