Press Release 2011

UOB (Malaysia) Opens Its Doors in Cheras and Ampang

Kuala Lumpur, 12 January 2011 - United Overseas Bank (Malaysia) Bhd ["UOB (Malaysia)"] opened its doors to bring banking convenience to Cheras and Ampang communities with the opening of two new branches. Both branches are equipped with Privilege Banking Centres. Along with UOB Ijok and USJ Taipan opened last year, these two new branches bring the Bank’s total to 45 branches nationwide.

With the opening of UOB Cheras and UOB Ampang, UOB (Malaysia) will make its presence felt in these two vibrant locations. Said Mr Chan Kok Seong, Director and Chief Executive Officer of UOB (Malaysia), "Due to the strategic locations of our two new branches, UOB is now able to reach out to many more corporate and individual customers located or residing in the many commercial/residential hubs in and around Cheras as well as Ampang"

Details of New Branches:
UOB Cheras
(Bandar Damai Perdana) 
No. 35 Jalan Desa Cahaya 11, Taman Desa Bukit Cahaya,
56100 Cheras, Selangor

UOB Cheras is located within a matured neighbourhood with a huge urbane population base.  The branch will be able offer a host of banking convenience and solutions to the surrounding local businesses and community.

UOB Ampang 
No. 495 Jalan Lima, Taman Ampang Utama
Jalan Ampang, 68000 Selangor

UOB Ampang is strategically located right opposite Ampang Point Shopping Centre along the busy stretch of Jalan Ampang.  In the midst of a developed commercial area, the Bank is well-placed to tap into the ample growth opportunities in this affluent neighbourhood.  

Branch Opening Specials
In conjunction with the openings in these two locations, special promotions are offered exclusively to the branches’ New-To-Bank’s customers*. All promotions are valid till 28 February 2011.

Higher Fixed Deposit ("FD") Rate       

Fixed Deposit Tenure

Promotional Interest Rate*

1 month

3.10% p.a.

3 months

3.50% p.a.

6 months

3.50% p.a.

Minimum Placement


Gifts for Savings/Current Accounts and Kid’s Savings Account

Every RM10,000 deposit

1 free gift*

Promotional offers for Unit Trusts

Selected Unit Trust Funds (kindly enquire within UOB Ampang or UOB Cheras for eligible fund listing)

1.88% flat promotional service charge

Privilege Banking offers on Foreign Currency Time Deposits

Foreign Currency Time Deposit

Promotional Interest Rate*

1 month AUD

10.00% p.a.

1 month NZD

9.00% p.a.

1 month CNY

8.88% p.a.

1 month GBP

6.00% p.a.

1 month EUR

6.00% p.a.

1 month SGD

6.00% p.a.

1 month USD

6.00% p.a.

Promotional offers for Bancassurance products

Bijak Malaysia

First Year Annual Premium

Sign up Gift*

RM1,200 (Plan 100)

1 x Thermo Mug

RM2,400 (Plan 200)

1 x Cutlery Set

RM3,600 (Plan 300)

1 x Multifunctional Knife

RM6,000 (Plan 500)

1 x 8-in-1 Tool Set


First Year Annual Premium

Sign up Gift*

< RM2,400

1 x Mickey Stationery Bag

RM2,400 - RM3,600

1 x Tuition Bag

> RM3,600

1 x Sling Bag

*Terms & Conditions apply.

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