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  • Detainee's family seeks answers amid sudden death claim

    Malaysian Bar Council
    26 Nov 2014 | 12:02 am
    ©The Sun (Used by permission)by Low Sock Ken JOHOR BARU: While the family of the 25-year old detainee who died in police custody is demanding to know the circumstances that led to his death, police on the other hand today said it was sudden death.The suspect, Syed Mohd Azlan Syed Mohamed Nu, 25, was being investigated for a riot case at Kg Simon, Teluk Ramunia, Sungai Rengit, Pengerang on Sept 19 when he died.Johor Criminal Investigation Department chief Datuk Hasnan Hassan said the suspect was brought from the Sungai Rengit police headquarters to the Kota Tinggi district police station…
  • Jam & Kaya Cafe @ PJ Palms Sports Center, Petaling Jaya

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    vkeong
    23 Nov 2014 | 8:05 am
    A visit to the bright and cheerful Jam & Kaya cafe will probably have you leaving with a smile on your face. This down-to-earth, minimalistic establishment does not need pretentious décor nor prime location to attract the crowd. Jam & ... Read More The post Jam & Kaya Cafe @ PJ Palms Sports Center, Petaling Jaya appeared first on Malaysia Food & Travel Blog.
  • 10 Essential Windows Phone Apps for Avid Travelers

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    Thoriq Firdaus
    24 Nov 2014 | 2:01 am
    Traveling around the world sounds (and actually it is) a lot of fun. We are going to discover new attractions, foods, people, and more importantly tasting places. But before we are going on your new adventure, we will have to get a lot of stuff prepared to accommodate the journey until we are back at home, including installing mobile apps. These mobile apps will help in many ways such as planning on route, finding deals of hotels and flights rate, car rentals or taxi, and places and foods. If you are an avid travelers and a Windows Phone users, following are several essential apps to install…
  • Airbus A350 XWB Asia Tour

    Malaysia Asia
    19 Nov 2014 | 6:52 am
    The much awaited and talked about plane, the Airbus A350 XWB will embark on the Asia Tour this November 2014 where it is said to be the last leg of the world tour. The newest and latest member of the Airbus wide-body family, the A350 is the world’s most modern and efficient aircraft, setting new standards in flight experience, operational efficiency and cost effectiveness.  Kuala Lumpur,
  • Cops: 220 illegals in Camerons nabbed in November

    The Star Online : Nation Feed
    26 Nov 2014 | 1:31 am
    IPOH: A total of 220 illegal immigrants have been arrested in road blocks and in the forest area around Cameron Highlands, Pahang in two separate operations since Nov 1.
 
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  • Tenaga and banks lead KLCI higher

    26 Nov 2014 | 1:29 am
    KUALA LUMPUR: Tenaga Nasional, Maybank and Public Bank shored up the FBM KLCI by nearly four points in line with the firmer key regional markets, except Japan, but the overall breadth of the market was cautious.
  • YFG’s RM255.9mil condo job in Sabah terminated

    26 Nov 2014 | 12:48 am
    KUALA LUMPUR: YFG Bhd’s RM255.9mil contract for the commercial and 27-storey waterfront condominium property project in Sabah has been terminated by Palikota Sdn Bhd.
  • MARC affirms AAA rating for Aman Sukuk’s RM10b Sukuk

    25 Nov 2014 | 11:51 pm
    KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Rating Corporation Bhd (MARC) has affirmed its AAAIS rating on government-owned Aman Sukuk Bhd’s Islamic medium-term notes (IMTN) programme of up to RM10bil with a stable outlook.
  • KNM Q3 earnings soar 160% to RM16.44m

    25 Nov 2014 | 11:25 pm
    KUALA LUMPUR: KNM Group Bhd saw its net profit jump almost 160% to RM16.44mil in the third quarter ended Sept 30, 2014 from RM6.32mil due to better margin contribution and lower operating cost.
  • Icon Offshore net profit slumps to nearly RM19m

    25 Nov 2014 | 11:07 pm
    KUALA LUMPUR: Icon Offshore Bhd saw its net profit fall 14% to RM18.95mil for the third quarter ended Sept 30, 2014 while revenue was also lower at RM79.75mil against RM97.84mil a year ago.
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  • Bayern eager to learn from late lapses in Manchester

    editor@themalaysianinsider.com
    26 Nov 2014 | 1:09 am
    Bayern Munich's 3-2 loss at Manchester City yesterday could not have come at a better time for coach Pep Guardiola, who said his side would learn from the mistakes that led to a first defeat since August. Bayern had already secured top spot in Champions League Group E before their trip to Manchester but were 2-1 ahead and still in control of...
  • Hong Kong police reopen main road after clearing protest camp

    editor@themalaysianinsider.com
    26 Nov 2014 | 1:03 am
    Hundreds of Hong Kong police today cleared a pro-democracy protest camp, arresting Joshua Wong and another student leader and reopening a main road blocked for almost two months. Pushing back protesters, police with the help of workmen removed tents and other obstacles blocking the six-lane Nathan Road in Mongkok district. It was seen as the...
  • Asian stocks mostly up after US data

    editor@themalaysianinsider.com
    26 Nov 2014 | 12:57 am
    Asian markets were mostly higher today following better-than-expected US economic growth data and news that Germany had narrowly averted recession. The dollar struggled to resume its uptrend against the yen, with analysts forecasting the pairing were close to finding their plateau. Tokyo dipped 0.14%, or 24.04 points, to 17,383.58 but Sydney...
  • Fabregas, Ramos bury hatchet in Spain commitment spat

    editor@themalaysianinsider.com
    26 Nov 2014 | 12:49 am
    Cesc Fabregas was "pissed off" with Spain team mate Sergio Ramos for raising doubts about his commitment to the national team but said the pair had buried the hatchet. Midfielder Fabregas pulled out of Spain's matches against Belarus and Germany this month citing injury, joining Chelsea team mate Diego Costa on the sidelines. The fact that...
  • ‘Sober’ Khairy now becoming extremist, says Guan Eng

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    26 Nov 2014 | 12:47 am
    Umno Youth chief Khairy Jamaluddin Abu Bakar is now travelling the "dark road" of extremists like Perkasa and its president Datuk Ibrahim Ali, said DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng. Lim said Umno was no longer the future hope for Malaysia as even Khairy, whom Lim described as a "sober voice" in Umno, was playing the racial and religious card...
 
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  • MV MSC New York, largest vessel to call Colombo Port - Lanka Business Today

    25 Nov 2014 | 4:51 pm
    MV MSC New York, largest vessel to call Colombo PortLanka Business Today26, 2014 (LBT) - Making yet another significant landmark in the container handling saga of Sri Lanka, the Port of Colombo received the largest ever container vessel to call Colombo, the MV MSC New York at the Colombo International Container Terminal and more »
  • M'SIA WILL BECOME A PARIAH NATION! Civil society condemn Zahid's plan to ... - Malaysia Chronicle

    25 Nov 2014 | 3:21 pm
    Malaysia ChronicleM'SIA WILL BECOME A PARIAH NATION! Civil society condemn Zahid's plan to Malaysia ChronicleSuaram executive director Yap Swee Seng also called the firewall method “regressive” and an obstacle to Malaysians making informed choices on the economic and political situation through access to freely circulating information, besides also hampering Civil Society Worries Putrajaya'S Planned Censoring Of Youtube Open To Abusemalaysiandigest.comall 3 news articles »
  • Rise in port tariffs to drive Westports' share price - Yahoo Malaysia News

    25 Nov 2014 | 8:44 am
    Rise in port tariffs to drive Westports' share priceYahoo Malaysia News“Once the 2M (Maersk and MSC) and O3 alliances begin next year, Westports may enjoy at least a net 0.5 million twenty-foot equivalent unit step-up in transhipment volumes, eight per cent of its expected transhipment volumes this year, in addition to and more »
  • Malaysian Home Ministry Wants To Set Up Firewall To Filter Online Content ... - malaysiandigest.com

    24 Nov 2014 | 5:09 pm
    Malaysian Home Ministry Wants To Set Up Firewall To Filter Online Content malaysiandigest.comThe Malaysian Home Ministry is looking to set up a large-scale firewall that would essentially impact all Malaysian Internet users by filtering content that is deemed culturally unacceptable for Malaysians. This firewall would include websites such as and more »
  • 3D Laser Mapping Scanner Helps UCL Scientists Map Trees - Amerisurv

    24 Nov 2014 | 8:23 am
    3D Laser Mapping Scanner Helps UCL Scientists Map TreesAmerisurvNottingham, UK, 24 November 2014 - A state of the art laser scanner purchased from 3D Laser Mapping is helping scientists at University College London accurately monitor and record the state of forests around the world. The college's Riegl VZ-400 and more »
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  • Malaysia's UMNO party wants to recruit more youths - Channel News Asia

    26 Nov 2014 | 12:16 am
    Channel News AsiaMalaysia's UMNO party wants to recruit more youthsChannel News Asia“Rejuvenation” was the operative word at the closed-door pre-council briefing with Malaysian Prime Minister and UMNO party president Najib Razak on Tuesday. Najib said UMNO needs to go all out to attract young Malays to join the party as it approaches Fear and loathing in Malaysia, thanks to vested interestsThe Malaysian InsiderWhere has Malaysia gone wrong?Free Malaysia TodayMalaysia's Najib under fire at UMNO meetingRapplerThe Straits Times -Malay Mail Online -The Star Onlineall 279…
  • Bill to allow new operator to take over Malaysia Airlines tabled for first reading - The Star Online

    25 Nov 2014 | 11:12 pm
    Malay Mail OnlineBill to allow new operator to take over Malaysia Airlines tabled for first readingThe Star OnlineKUALA LUMPUR: A Bill which seeks to provide for the establishment of a new entity to replace Malaysian Airline System Bhd as the national carrier has been tabled in Parliament for its first reading. The Bill further seeks to appoint an administrator Finance Ministry tables Bill on takeover, rebranding of ailing MASMalay Mail Onlineall 4 news articles »
  • Malaysia tables White Paper on Islamic militancy; says new anti-terror law needed - The Straits Times

    25 Nov 2014 | 10:36 pm
    The Straits TimesMalaysia tables White Paper on Islamic militancy; says new anti-terror law neededThe Straits TimesKUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia wants to draft a new anti-terror law to stem the growing threats of Islamic militancy after seeing at least 39 people joining the conflicts in Syria and Iraq, and 19 suspects in Malaysia escaping court charges due to Malaysia proposes new law to combat terrorismChannel News AsiaMalaysia to table new law to combat terrorismBusiness StandardMalaysia plans anti-terror law amid ISIS fearsRapplerThe Star Onlineall 35 news articles »
  • The reality of Malaysia's economic policies - The Malaysian Insider

    25 Nov 2014 | 8:04 pm
    The Malaysian InsiderThe reality of Malaysia's economic policiesThe Malaysian InsiderUmno deputy president Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin says a 'new' National Economic Policy is needed. – The Malaysian Insider pic, November 26, 2014.Malaysia needs a "new" National Economic Policy (NEP), Umno deputy president Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin ...Khairy: Malaysia 'doomed' if Sedition Act powers abolishedThe Star OnlineUmno's 'relevance' hinges on fresh startFree Malaysia TodayMalaysia needs equitable economic model: MuhyiddinSin Chew Jit PohMalay Mail…
  • AFF Suzuki Cup: Malaysia minister questions why football fans not allowed into ... - Channel News Asia

    25 Nov 2014 | 4:20 pm
    Channel News AsiaAFF Suzuki Cup: Malaysia minister questions why football fans not allowed into Channel News AsiaSINGAPORE: Malaysia's Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin has questioned why some Malaysians heading to Singapore to watch the Asean Football Federation (AFF) Suzuki Cup match between Malaysia and Myanmar on Sunday (Nov 23) were ...Malaysia - Thailand Preview: A must-win game for Harimau MalayaGoal.comKiatisak opts for youth against Malaysia as semi-finals beckonThe NationKhairy wants Singapore to explain ban on Malaysian fansFree Malaysia TodayAsiaOne -The…
 
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  • 2014/2015 Professional Standards and Development Committee Interim Report

    26 Nov 2014 | 1:16 am
    At the 68th Annual General Meeting of the Malaysian Bar (“AGM”) held on 15 Mar 2014, the Bar Council proposed a schedule of implementation dates for the mandatory Continuing Professional Development (“CPD”) Scheme. Although the proposed schedule of dates was not accepted by the House at the AGM, the Bar Council reaffirms its commitment to continue working and improving on the CPD Scheme, and will in due course present the House with a new proposed effective date (or dates) for the implementation of the mandatory CPD Scheme. For this term, the CPD Department aims to increase the number…
  • Renewal of Group Term Life Insurance Policy with AIA Bhd for the 2014/2015 Term

    26 Nov 2014 | 12:29 am
    Bar Council renewed the Group Term Life (“GTL”) Insurance Policy with AIA Bhd with effect from 1 July 2014, with the annual insurance premium maintained at RM50 per Member of the Bar. Benefits under LawCareIn the event of a Member’s death, RM40,000 is paid to the Member’s beneficiary or trustee, and an additional sum of RM2,000 is paid for funeral expenses. Members who suffer from terminal illness may claim the sum of RM40,000 immediately.In cases where a Member suffers from total or partial permanent disability, RM40,000, or a percentage of this sum, is paid to the Member. In both…
  • After four-year wait, Malaysia-born teen finally gets legal recognition as a citizen

    26 Nov 2014 | 12:12 am
    ©Malay Mail (Used by permission)by JOSEPH SIPALAN High Court ordered the federal government to recognise him as a Malaysian citizen and issue him a MyKad by the end of this year.Judge Datuk Hue Siew Kheng ruled that the federal authorities had acted unfairly in rejecting two earlier applications by Navin Moorthy to be granted his citizenship, describing it as “unjust and too harsh”.She said there is no provision under Article 15A of the Federal Constitution that expressly states that the marriage of a child’s parents must be officially registered to qualify for citizenship, as claimed…
  • Detainee's family seeks answers amid sudden death claim

    26 Nov 2014 | 12:02 am
    ©The Sun (Used by permission)by Low Sock Ken JOHOR BARU: While the family of the 25-year old detainee who died in police custody is demanding to know the circumstances that led to his death, police on the other hand today said it was sudden death.The suspect, Syed Mohd Azlan Syed Mohamed Nu, 25, was being investigated for a riot case at Kg Simon, Teluk Ramunia, Sungai Rengit, Pengerang on Sept 19 when he died.Johor Criminal Investigation Department chief Datuk Hasnan Hassan said the suspect was brought from the Sungai Rengit police headquarters to the Kota Tinggi district police station…
  • 'No refugee forced to strip naked'

    25 Nov 2014 | 11:43 pm
    ©The Star (Used by permission)AT THE DEWAN RAKYAT by MARTIN CARVALHO, YUEN MEIKENG, AND L. SUGANYA NO refugee has been forced to be strip naked at Immigration detention centres as claimed in a documentary by Al-Jazeera, said Deputy Home Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar.Rebutting the allegations, Wan Junaidi said that even if the detainees were required to strip naked for body checks, they would have been given a towel or sarong to cover themselves Each person brought into the police or immigration detention centres must go through body checks.“Women are checked by female…
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  • Echelon Malaysia 2014

    Daniel CerVentus
    18 Nov 2014 | 2:16 pm
    Echelon Malaysia will be a one and a half day regional event taking place in Malaysia’s capital city of Kuala Lumpur. By exploring Malaysia’s role in the global technology industry, startups will be empowered through the sharing of knowledge by international speakers and investors as well as through structured networking sessions. As part of expanding the Echelon brand within Southeast Asia, event organisers, e27, is putting together its first-ever Echelon in Malaysia to strengthen the connections between technology startup ecosystems in Malaysia with the rest of Southeast Asia and Asia…
  • Top 24 Entrepreneurial Lessons that Joel Neoh, the Award Winning Entrepreneur have Learned in 2014!

    Teoh Chon Giap
    11 Nov 2014 | 6:00 pm
    Joel Neoh, the Award Winning Entrepreneur & the GROUPON Head of Asia Pacific wrote a note on his reflected Lessons! “Top 24 Entrepreneurial Lessons that he has learned in 2014″!#1: It’s not important where you come from, but where you’re going.#2: Not who you are, but what you do that defines you.#3: People will always say “you can’t”. You just smile and say “watch me”.#4: People that Joel Neoh most enjoy working with: dream big + get shit done + know how to have fun.#5: Instead of limiting our challenges, challenge our limits.Amy Cuddy, who was…
  • CEOs of Malaysia’s Largest Banks Share Top 10 Changing Trends in Banking Industry for Business

    Michael Teoh
    16 Aug 2014 | 6:15 pm
    CEO Roundtable: Leadership in a Changing Global and Regional Financial Landscape at the 18th Malaysian Banking SummitThoughts from a Gen Y in the Corporate World during the CEO Rountable, summarised in 10 key points.Panelist:–        Mr. Ashok Ramamurthy, Group Managing Director, AmBank Group–        Mr. Goh Peng Ooi, Chairman, Silverlake Axis Ltd–        Datuk Abdul Farid Alias, President, Malayan Banking Berhad–        Mr. Osman Morad, CEO of Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia Berhad–        Mr. Sanjeev Nanavati, CEO…
  • Young Entrepreneurs Inspiring Lives through Adversities

    Michael Teoh
    30 Jul 2014 | 8:32 pm
    The general consensus amongst society is that being born disabled is an affliction often associated with unhappiness, failure, dependency on others and helplessness. These young entrepreneurs have proven otherwise, inspiring lives through adversities.People often look at those with disabilities and think to themselves, what misery they must be in. But is that always true? Are those who are afflicted with physical disabilities really less capable than the rest of so-called “normal” society?Measuring society’s attitude and opinion toward the disabled is no easy task as these opinions are…
  • 10 Leadership lessons by CEO of Bursa Malaysia

    Jason
    16 Jul 2014 | 10:14 am
    In collaboration with Bursa Malaysia, members of the Young Corporate Malaysians were specially invited to a Buka Puasa with Dato Tajuddin Atan, CEO of Bursa Malaysia, on Wednesday the 16th of July 2014. Below are 10 Leadership lessons at the Bursa Listing Gallery. 1. Acquire and develop knowledge and skills in your chosen skills. Understand how systems, structures and standard operating procedures of work.Lesson: once you have chosen specific field, practice what Malcom Gladwell popularized as the 10,000-hour rule. Spending enough time on a specific skill will get you somewhere.2. Be the…
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  • opnieuw zomer — Portland, ME

    26 Nov 2014 | 1:31 am
    opnieuw zomer - Portland, ME Portland, ME Vandaag hebben we eens kunnen uitslapen. We komen pas deze namiddag aan in Portland dus zijn we eens niet wakker gemaakt door lawaai van de motoren tijdens het manoeuvreren van het schip. We gaan op ons gemak ontbijten en daarna keren we terug naar de kajuit om in te pakken. Vanavond is alweer onze laatste nacht aan boord. Het weer vandaag is schitterend. Ongelooflijk wat een verschil met gisteren. We krijgen een stralende zon en 20°C. Voor de lunch gaan we naar de poolbar waar we opnieuw een slaatje als voorgerecht en een hamburger als…
  • Example packing list 3 day trip — Springwood, Australia

    26 Nov 2014 | 1:31 am
    Example packing list 3 day trip - Springwood, Australia Springwood, AustraliaThis is a rough packing list I use for short trips, depending on the length of stay I use the algorithm UXD-1 (undies x days away - 1) 1 = the current pair I'm wearing. Running shoes x 2 Socks x 2 Undies x 2 Run shorts x 2 Tee shirt x 2 Jumper Jacket Drivers license Credit card Travel lex card Toothbrush/paste Deoderant Razor brush cream Bag Laptop/lead Note pad Text books Notes Pen Head phones
  • guur weer in Halifax — Halifax, Canada

    26 Nov 2014 | 1:30 am
    guur weer in Halifax - Halifax, Canada Halifax, Canada Ik moet heel diep in slaap geweest zijn want voor het eerst ben ik niet wakker geworden van de motoren van het schip terwijl het aan het manoeuvreren is. Waar ik wel wakker van word is doedelzakmuziek. Stef gaat als eerste kijken. We liggen in de haven aan een groot gebouw met allemaal ramen die uitgeven op de kade. In het gebouw is de farmer's market gevestigd dus loopt er veel volk en staat er behoorlijk wat volk door de ramen te kijken naar het cruise schip dat aankomt. Best even iets aandoen voor we de gordijnen opendoen dus ;-)…
  • Sitting, anticipating...Fleetwood Mac — San Jose, CA

    26 Nov 2014 | 1:30 am
    Sitting, anticipating...Fleetwood Mac - San Jose, CA San Jose, CASAP Center, San Jose, 7.15pm Why pay $25 for onsite stadium parking when you can park on street free on the industrial estate five minutes' walk away? A pile of glass in a few hours' time may be the answer to that. Anyway, I'm sat in seat 6 of row 6 of section 114 in a mostly empty SAP Center. There is mood music with a slightly rocky bent playing. On stage a gold drum kit takes centre place. I've got my bottle of water for when I'm hoarse from singing. And it'll be worth it at $6.50 for a litre. I didn't pay for parking though.
  • Sydney, Nova Scotia — Sydney, Canada

    26 Nov 2014 | 1:30 am
    Sydney, Nova Scotia - Sydney, Canada Sydney, CanadaHet Duitse koppel waar we in Gaspé een auto mee gedeeld hebben, hadden op voorhand via internet een auto gehuurd hier in Sydney. Dat was een goede zaak want wij hebben bij aankomst niets meer kunnen bemachtigen. Alle verhuurmaatschappijen waren al uitverkocht. Gelukkig mogen we met heen mee want na onze wandeling door Sydney gisteren, hebben we zowat alles al gezien dat er te zien is binnen wandelafstand. Omdat de tijd in deze haven erg beperkt is (inscheping al om 14u30), willen we het maximum uit deze dag halen. Het verhuurbedrijf gaat…
 
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  • Colombia: Sexual violence, an unattended medical emergency - Yahoo Malaysia News (blog)

    26 Nov 2014 | 1:41 am
    Colombia: Sexual violence, an unattended medical emergencyYahoo Malaysia News (blog)Eighty per cent of the survivors of sexual violence attended by MSF in its health & mental health programmes in Cauca, Nariño and Caquetá (Colombia) between June 2012 and August 2013 hadn´t looked for help in the local health structures. The obstacles ...
  • OPEC Unlikely To Cut Production: Good For India - Barron's (blog)

    25 Nov 2014 | 8:25 pm
    OPEC Unlikely To Cut Production: Good For IndiaBarron's (blog)Lower oil price is good news for India, a net importer. HSBC last month cut its forecast for India's current account deficit from 2.1% of the GDP to 1.5%. Actually, the entire emerging Asia should be happy. Except for Malaysia, all other nations are and more »
  • Foreign Institutional Investors Warm Up To Emerging Asia - Barron's (blog)

    25 Nov 2014 | 6:59 pm
    Foreign Institutional Investors Warm Up To Emerging AsiaBarron's (blog)Taiwan, Korea and Malaysia remained under-owned, and Hong Kong is institutional investors' least favorite region. In November, institutional funds have become more aggressive, increasing their stakes in cyclical sectors such as industrials, materials and more »
  • Jokowi's Maritime Doctrine and What it Means - Council on Foreign Relations (blog)

    25 Nov 2014 | 6:37 pm
    Council on Foreign Relations (blog)Jokowi's Maritime Doctrine and What it MeansCouncil on Foreign Relations (blog)Though other countries in the region will be less worried about growing Indonesian maritime power than China, Malaysia and Singapore still will demand significant transparency in how Indonesia plans to rapidly expand its naval forces, transparency that and more »
  • Has Don Lemon perfected the art of making everyday interviews controversial ... - Washington Post (blog)

    25 Nov 2014 | 1:42 pm
    Has Don Lemon perfected the art of making everyday interviews controversial Washington Post (blog)One year and many controversy-sparking remarks later, Lemon unleashed what is considered by some to be his lowest (or maybe highest) moment when he turned a panel discussion about missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 into a clip worthy of the ...and more »
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  • Rero Robots: Malaysian designed Reconfigurable Robots for Educational Market

    20 Nov 2014 | 3:02 pm
    RadioShack to be welcoming, and selling, robots; REROs - Reconfigurable Robots - have taken their places in all our stores in KL/Klang Valley and Penang and are ready to picked up by robotics aspirants and enthusiasts alike from as young as 10 years old and excellent as a special Christmas present. Malaysian-designed and manufactured, they boast easy to use hardware design and programming tool with no screws or nuts and were recently awarded the MSC Malaysia APICTA 2014 award in E-learning. What does it do ? 3.2” colour touch screen control panel for ease of use ‘Teach Mode’ available…
  • Unable to Perform Magnetic Encoding using cardPresso ?

    18 Nov 2014 | 5:01 am
    Unable to Perform Magnetic Encoding using cardPresso ? First of all, make sure your card printer has been fitted with the magnetic encoder moduleSecondly, make sure you are able to perform magnetic encoding through the printer's driver. GotoControl Panel\Hardware and Sound\Devices and Printers\ Printing Preferences\Tools\Magnetic Encoding\Encoding settings Perform a test encoding - for more information. Printing Preferences\Tools\Magnetic Encoding\Encoding settingsIf this works, then it means the card printer is working fine, the problem lies with cardPresso software. Start cardPresso…
  • Oracle Study Reveals Large Enterprises Struggle with Business Transformation Execution

    16 Nov 2014 | 7:42 pm
    Oracle shares its latest findings of its study with focus on business transformation which surveyed more than 500 executives from large global enterprises. In brief, the survey revealed 86% of the respondents cited that business transformation is critical an essential to compete, but close to 50% said that their organizations are not at all or only somewhat prepared to execute a business transformation. Overall findings from the study include: Continual transformation is crucial to staying ahead of the curve but many business leaders say their organization is not well prepared. Execution can…
  • Businesses in Malaysia Embark on Software-Defined Enterprise Journey in 2015

    13 Nov 2014 | 2:30 pm
    VMware today unveiled key findings of what businesses in Malaysia are saying on the deployment of virtualization and Software Defined Data Centers and the latest from Data Center 2020 study. Some of the findings revealed through the study were: US$ 1.36B (RM4.08Billion) of costs could be avoided from 2003 – 2020 with server virtualization in Malaysia alone 15% of Malaysian organizations rate themselves as fully virtualized and a majority of 31% are expecting to join the over 90% virtualized category in the next 2 years More than a third (34%) of Malaysian businesses surveyed reported their…
  • Computer Security Updates Week 3 of Nov 2014

    13 Nov 2014 | 12:17 am
    Refer to Computer Security Updates Week 5 of Oct 2014, the biggest news was the announcement CyberArk Integrates Privileged Threat Analytics with McAfee’s Next Generation SIEM. PR- Nov 14, 2014 - CyberArk Announces Strong Third Quarter 2014 Results PR - Nov 13, 2014 - Huawei Receives "Cyber Security Organization of the Year" Award from CSM PR - Nov 12, 2014 - CSM and Microsoft Announced Cyber Threat Intelligence Program PR - Nov 12,2014 -Stuxnet Patient Zero: First Victims of the Infamous Worm Revealed PR - Nov, 12 - 2014 - Sophos Announces Expanded Security Security as a server…
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  • Attachments

    Yow Chuan
    22 Nov 2014 | 5:56 pm
    E-mail attachments can sometimes be  a very damaging thing- not referring to the virus and scams that you get everyday. It’s the fact that once your attachment is sent out, there’s no way you can ‘undo’ it. You can definitely remember the time when your attachment is sent to the wrong intended recipient… All the embarrassing damage control you mustered up to ensure things doesn’t get any worse. Only it’s already out of your control. If only there’s an email app that attaches a file by linking it to a specific location on a server, instead of…
  • Magical Thinking

    Yow Chuan
    22 Nov 2014 | 5:45 pm
    There’s a term that I keep coming across: ‘magical thinking’. Original articles here: (i) How to Avoid Delusional Thinking in Start-up Growth Strategy (ii) Why It’s Better to Have a System Than a Goal It reaffirms my believe about projections and forecasts- the overly optimistic types. It goes something like, “If we just get 1% share of this RM100 million market”. And all the rosy charts of imaginary profits and growth. Moral of the story: Get Real!
  • Is the Dengue Infection Out of Control?

    Yow Chuan
    29 Jun 2014 | 12:48 pm
    A close friend’s mother recently passed away due to dengue fever. There are friends who I know personally admitted to hospital due to dengue. Too many reports of dengue cases, and all these incidents are directly from the people I know. The regularity of these dengue reports are frightening. At this rate, I really think that the virus is starting to get out of control. Maybe it’s the change of the weather. Or the urban environment which is favorable to the breeding of these deadly Aedes mosquitoes. Whatever it is, please take extra caution. Some stats from flutracker.com: 2014…
  • Shana Fisher at Startup School

    Yow Chuan
    28 Jun 2014 | 10:02 am
    Great insights into funding, startup cultures and finding your competitive advantages.
  • Growing

    Yow Chuan
    23 May 2014 | 12:55 pm
    At Twelve Volts Technologies, we bootstrapped from Day One. And if you’ve any experience with bootstrapping, you would understand the crazy hours and insane amount of coffee. All efforts were focused on survival. And then the storms and blizzard began to calm. The burn-out is real. And for a long time, there’s finally some room to breathe. And we felt like we are ready to go on to the next phase- growth. Every business needs to grow. But growth can be a risky thing at the same time. I have seen first hand how a business ‘grew’ without proper operation plan and a line…
 
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  • Kissburger @ The Waterfront, Desa Park City

    vkeong
    25 Nov 2014 | 8:05 am
    Kissburger is the only burger joint in Desa Park City. Opened not long ago. This is how I feel about the burger. But the brinjal fries is quite a something new that deserves a mention. Garlic sauce tastes good too. ... Read More The post Kissburger @ The Waterfront, Desa Park City appeared first on Malaysia Food & Travel Blog.
  • Delicious Ramen @ Menya Kamikaze, 1 Mont Kiara

    vkeong
    24 Nov 2014 | 8:05 am
    1 Mont Kiara is a small shopping mall but here you will find a couple of interesting independent restaurants. When we stumbled on Menya Kamikaze we thought it was just another ramen joint. Furthermore it was empty which immediately signalled ... Read More The post Delicious Ramen @ Menya Kamikaze, 1 Mont Kiara appeared first on Malaysia Food & Travel Blog.
  • Aroi Penang Traditional White Curry Noodle

    vkeong
    23 Nov 2014 | 8:05 pm
    This is the first of my series of review of the instant noodles found in Malaysia. Each bowl of noodles is prepared according to the instructions printed on the packaging especially on the exact amount of water and cooking time. ... Read More The post Aroi Penang Traditional White Curry Noodle appeared first on Malaysia Food & Travel Blog.
  • Jam & Kaya Cafe @ PJ Palms Sports Center, Petaling Jaya

    vkeong
    23 Nov 2014 | 8:05 am
    A visit to the bright and cheerful Jam & Kaya cafe will probably have you leaving with a smile on your face. This down-to-earth, minimalistic establishment does not need pretentious décor nor prime location to attract the crowd. Jam & ... Read More The post Jam & Kaya Cafe @ PJ Palms Sports Center, Petaling Jaya appeared first on Malaysia Food & Travel Blog.
  • Three Little Birds Coffee @ The Waterfront, Desa Park City

    vkeong
    22 Nov 2014 | 8:05 pm
    “Hi, just want to check with you, is it normal for your Mocha to taste sour?” “Yes, because the dark chocolate we use is bitter, and the coffee beans are acidic.” Okayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy, if you say so. *snaps some photos around* ... Read More The post Three Little Birds Coffee @ The Waterfront, Desa Park City appeared first on Malaysia Food & Travel Blog.
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  • - Fog - by eyzhamshahfiq

    aquamosh
    25 Nov 2014 | 4:54 am
    Kuala Lumpur Malaysia via http://ift.tt/1zpfr4F
  • Street Art - George Town, Penang Island, West Malaysia

    candidcarry
    25 Nov 2014 | 4:21 am
    Penang Island is part of Western Malaysia, and was the first stop on my trip travelling solo. If I c
  • Morning report Tue 25 Nov'14

    trilbytrading
    25 Nov 2014 | 4:07 am
    CBOT soybeans slip as U.S. supplies build CHICAGO, Nov 24 (Reuters) – U.S. soybean futures fell on Monday, pressured by plentiful domestic supplies as farmers wrapped up the harvest of a record crop, traders said. Losses were kept in check as technical buyers lent support after the benchmark CBoT January soybean futures contract neared its 100-day moving average. Further information can be seen in the attached pdf …. Morning vegetable oil markets report 25-11
  • #sketch of the day no 450 in my moleskine art journal: birds of paradise flower to brighten my day ;p

    TheCrazyBagLady
    25 Nov 2014 | 3:26 am
    Birds of paradise Today’s sketch of the day in my molesekine art journal using my sharpie pens
  • Coating Waxing of Fruits Vegetables using Waxes manufactured by Nipro Fresh

    niprofresh
    25 Nov 2014 | 3:04 am
    For Waxing Coating of different Fruits and Vegetables, Waxes of Nipro Fresh is Widely Used in World. Nipro Fresh are Fruits Vegetables Waxes Seller Dealer Manufacturer Producer Supplier and Exporter in/of Europe, Asia, America and different Countries of the World.   Various Research Laboratories and Institutes have tested Nipro-Fresh Waxes on different fruits and vegetables including Mango, Guava, Apple, Citrus etc. The results of its application are excellent on various varieties of fruits and vegetables. Furthermore the product is safe, non-toxic and not harmful for human consumption…
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    Malaysia Students Blog

  • Why studying in Singapore is not as good as you think?

    WJ C
    22 Nov 2014 | 9:35 pm
    Malaysia ScholarshipsClosing Date: 31 December 2014: Merdeka Award Grant for International AttachmentStudent Part Time Jobs Malaysia KLWhy studying in Singapore is not as good as you think?Guest post by Ricky TayA letter for Malaysia Pre-U students who intend to come to Singapore for Tertiary EducationDear Juniors,Finishing your STPM, UEC or A-Level blah blah blah? Then what is NEXT?If you have the intention to further study in Singapore, then this is the post you need to read before you MAKE A CHOICE.Let me share my experience with you first.I am a Johorean who graduated from Foon Yew High…
  • An Insight into South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE International)

    WJ C
    17 Nov 2014 | 3:17 am
    Wrong Pre-University Program in Malaysia: An insight into South Australian Matriculation (SAM)Guest post by johnboston89Many students are in a state of confusion of what Pre-U to take, after they are done with O levels / SPM / IGCSE. I was confused too, and I’d like to share my experience of choosing the wrong Pre-U after my O levels.I made the mistake of taking the South Australian Matriculation (SAM). I chose this program because of its short duration (1 year) compared to other international pre-university programs e.g. A-Levels, International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma program, etc. and…
  • 5 A-Level Revision Tips from the Revision Experts

    WJ C
    13 Nov 2014 | 3:08 pm
    Five A-Level revision tips from the revision expertsby James Timpson (Submit your guest post to us and get published here) When it comes to you’re a-Level’s there’s no substitute for hard work and without revision you’ll put all your years of education to waste. If you’re worried about performing well in your exams, Justin Craig has constructed these revision tips that could help guide you in the right direction.1. Create a revision timetableStudents will often revise without devising a plan. This usually results in too much revision on one particular topic and too little on others.
  • Disturbing Videos: Boarding School Bullying / Ragging at Boys' Dorm & Girl Victim of Bullying in Kelantan

    WJ C
    3 Nov 2014 | 6:14 pm
    Malaysia School Bullying / RaggingEvery now and then we see videos of school bullying posted to social media and spread like wildfire. Public condemned the bullying and demanded actions to be taken to prevent bullying at schools. Stop the bullying, Malaysians urged. But how far have we achieved? Despite various anti-bullying campaigns conducted online (such as rageagainstbullying.com) and at schools, the sad reality is we have not achieved much, obviously. Ponder on the headlines below; how likely will your siblings, kids or someone you care become the next victims?June 2014: Yet another…
 
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    YeinJee's Asian Blog

  • Singapore is best place to do business

    Yein Jee
    29 Oct 2014 | 8:06 am
    Singapore tops the ease of doing business chart for the ninth consecutive year. The ranking is featured in the Doing Business report, published annually by the World Bank Group which measures regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. The top 10 economies with the most business-friendly regulatory environments are Singapore, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Denmark, South Korea, Norway, USA, UK, Finland and Australia. My country Malaysia is ranked at 18th, not bad at all. Economic powerhouse China is ranked at 90th. Singapore is best place to do business from YeinJee's…
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    Colin Charles Agenda

  • Writing at cruising altitude

    Colin Charles
    13 Nov 2014 | 1:43 am
    I decided to try out Lufthansa’s in-flight internet access at a cost of €17/24 hours. This was good as I got to write emails, do some work, etc while on a pretty long HND-FRA-EZE flight (yes, it works on connections too). The connectivity isn’t that reliable. Yes, your VPN barely works. Sure they say you shouldn’t make voice calls (but use of the in-flight phone is fine – so it’s not to prevent annoying passengers, it’s to protect a revenue stream). FaceTime (audio & video work). Streaming Netflix doesn’t. Many times the connectivity would…
  • Don’t ever buy a 16GB iPhone in 2014

    Colin Charles
    7 Nov 2014 | 2:38 am
    I switched to the iPhone 4. Then the iPhone 5s. My logic was always to buy the smallest size available because I would probably change it up every year or two. Let’s just say the attachment to the iPhone 4 “just working” made me afraid to change to anything new. With the iPhone 5s, 16GB is just not enough space. Everyone I know whom has a small sized iPhone 5 or 5s complains. It’s truly surprising it’s still on the lineup for the iPhone 6/6+. With retina apps, better quality photos & videos, media and just larger apps with bigger caches, 16GB is just too…
  • iPhone 6 Plus

    Colin Charles
    7 Nov 2014 | 1:06 am
    I have been conflicted as to which iPhone to buy recently – the iPhone 6 or the iPhone 6 Plus. I’m in Hong Kong with a bunch of friends as we prepare to attend a wedding of a friend. With many people, plans tend to change even with the weather :) I now find myself stuck in a mall, while Sara & the rest shop. I wished I brought my iPad mini (retina). This pretty much seals the deal for me. I’m getting a 64GB iPhone 6 Plus. Why not 128GB? Because of rumored problems. Sure with the iPhone 5s I can send emails, which I’ve been quite successful in doing. I can read the…
  • osquery is neat

    Colin Charles
    3 Nov 2014 | 12:59 am
    Facebook recently made opensource, osquery. It gives you operating system data via SQL queries! Its very neat, and you can test this even on MacOSX (it works on that platform & Linux). It is by far the project with the most advanced functionality, linked here in this post. I noticed that rather quickly, there was a PostgreSQL project, called pgosquery, based on Foreign Data Wrappers with a similar idea. (apparently it was written in less than 15 minutes; so a much lower learning curve than the regular MySQL storage engine interface) I immediately thought about an older MySQL project, by…
  • Taxi prefers Square over regular credit card terminal

    Colin Charles
    28 Oct 2014 | 12:40 am
    As I was getting from the airport to my hotel in Columbus, Ohio, I took a taxi. Upon disembarking, it was time to pay and I noticed a credit card device hanging at the back of the passenger seat (this seems to be more common in the USA these days thankfully).  However, the driver told me not to swipe it there. He’d prefer to use Square as he would save on fees. So he plugged the Square dongle into his phone, swiped my card, I gave him his tip via the app, signed virtually, and the receipt automatically arrived via email. A much better workflow for me (since I don’t have to deal with a…
 
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    hongkiat.com

  • 10 Simple & Smart CSS Snippets

    Agus
    25 Nov 2014 | 5:01 am
    CSS is the underlying language that gives websites its look. Although CSS is a straightforward language and easy to learn, it can be difficult to harness in some cases. Nothing to fear, there are workarounds that you can find online, and here are but just 10 handy ones that you can use. If you want to wrap long text, autoadjust the width of your table columns, or create a simple loading state without the use of Gifs, we have the snippets that will deliver, and more. Recommended Reading: 50 Useful CSS Snippets Every Designer Should Have 1. Vertical Align Anything If you work with CSS, then…
  • Web Developers: 10 Best Podcast Channels You Need To Subscribe To

    Thoriq Firdaus
    25 Nov 2014 | 2:01 am
    Web development is a fast ever-changing industry. To stay in the loop, you have to constantly stay informed with the latest and greatest, and one of the best way to do this is by subscribing to a podcast. Podcast or Podcasting is a fascinating medium to get information and news especially for times like when you’re commuting to the office or having a run at the gym. Some channels may come in audio only while others with videos. Since it is common to have a smartphone or tablet with us, enjoying a podcast is real easy these days. You just need to obtain the RSS URL and add it to the app…
  • Here Are The 10 Coding Initiatives That Prove Girls Can Code Too

    Leanne Tan
    24 Nov 2014 | 5:01 am
    One of the biggest conversations that is rife in cyberspace is about the ratio of women in tech. The issue wasn’t that there aren’t great women in tech but that there aren’t enough of them. And as the diversity reports from each tech giant show, the inbalance needs some rectifying. Google decided to lead the way by establishing Made With Code to teach girls coding but their endeavor isn’t the only one. These 10 initiatives aim to break down the stereotype that women are not interested in coding and computer science. And they do this by reaching out to girls and…
  • 10 Essential Windows Phone Apps for Avid Travelers

    Thoriq Firdaus
    24 Nov 2014 | 2:01 am
    Traveling around the world sounds (and actually it is) a lot of fun. We are going to discover new attractions, foods, people, and more importantly tasting places. But before we are going on your new adventure, we will have to get a lot of stuff prepared to accommodate the journey until we are back at home, including installing mobile apps. These mobile apps will help in many ways such as planning on route, finding deals of hotels and flights rate, car rentals or taxi, and places and foods. If you are an avid travelers and a Windows Phone users, following are several essential apps to install…
  • Mind-Blowing Street Art By Smates

    Anastassia Irina
    21 Nov 2014 | 5:01 am
    Whether you love or hate it, street art is something that is here to stay. Going beyond just traditional canvases and materials, street artists are constantly pushing the boundaries and and playing with ideas to make you stop in your tracks. One such street artist that is making waves now is Smates. This Belgian artist uses space in a clever way that not only reflects the intricate detail of his works but at the same time clearly depicts a message in his work. From human faces that look right at you to playful and cool animals, Smates pieces will have you doing a double take. Check out just…
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    Malaysia Asia

  • 15 Malaysia Beaches in 101 Best Beaches Asia

    24 Nov 2014 | 7:34 pm
    In a recent article featured on the 21st November 2014 on a local Malaysian local daily, the writer Khairul Ashraf Kammed takes a look at 10 beaches featured in 101 Best Beaches.Com Asia. The company that is managing 101 Best Beaches is actually an Australian company and website that features beaches around Australia and also works together with Tourism Australia.  Tourism Malaysia had
  • Brunei Launches Cruise Tourism

    22 Nov 2014 | 6:37 am
    Brunei Cruise Tourism - Image from BorneoBulletin.com Brunei Cruise Tourism is now available in the smallest country on the island of Borneo where an official launching of the Brunei Bay and Water Village Cruise was officiated recently. The event for the MV Sentosa ferry cruise was officially launched by the Minister of Industry and Primary Resources Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Utama Dato Seri
  • MyFest 2015 Nationwide Roadshow

    19 Nov 2014 | 10:23 pm
    A special MyFest2015 Roadshow has taken off on 21st October 2014 where the Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia and Tourism Malaysia have organized a series of nationwide engagement sessions with tourism industry players and stakeholders in the country to promote the upcoming Malaysia Year of Festivals 2015 or simply #MyFest2015.  This MyFest 2015 nationwide roadshow covers all 14
  • Airbus A350 XWB Asia Tour

    19 Nov 2014 | 6:52 am
    The much awaited and talked about plane, the Airbus A350 XWB will embark on the Asia Tour this November 2014 where it is said to be the last leg of the world tour. The newest and latest member of the Airbus wide-body family, the A350 is the world’s most modern and efficient aircraft, setting new standards in flight experience, operational efficiency and cost effectiveness.  Kuala Lumpur,
  • Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre

    14 Nov 2014 | 12:00 am
    A dream come true for one man, the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre has been finally opened to the public in early 2014 when Wong Siew Te, the man behind this project and also the founder - finally got around to making this a reality. I personally met Wong back in 2010, when I was involved in a filming project on behalf of Tourism Malaysia where we came here to film these cute and
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    Living in Malaysia

  • White Box and Black Box @ Danga City Mall

    curiouscat
    14 Nov 2014 | 8:32 pm
    During 11th Annual JB Arts Festival I stopped by the White Box which is on the top floor of Danga City Mall in downtown Johor Bahru. A few weeks later I listened to a talk on backpacking around South America and Europe at the Black Box. JB sketchers display with some of the participants work. Join in their monthly outings and more activities. These have become permanent spaces (for the time being anyway). Since the mall has many unrented spots this is a very wise idea; making use of otherwise wasted space and also brining in potential customers for businesses at the mall. The Black Box is…
  • Hiking in the Forest Research Institute Malaysia – in KL

    curiouscat
    3 Nov 2014 | 2:09 am
    Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) in Kuala Lumpur offers a nice location for a hike. I took the train to Kepong and then a taxi to the park. There is then a fairly long walk to the trail (from the entrance) but past interesting sites, so I found it worthwhile. You could probably get driven in further but you have to pay at the gate, so I think the taxi was reluctant to enter. My guess is this isn’t high on tourists list of attractions in KL (more an education and research center and resource for those living in KL). But for people that like hiking (such as me) it is a nice…
  • Umatei Sushi Restaurant, Permas Jaya

    curiouscat
    15 Oct 2014 | 7:33 pm
    The Umatei Sushi Restaurant in Permas Jaya is another nice Japanese restaurant in Johor Bahru. I imagine many diners are from Straits View Condo and the Renaissance hotel. It is also right next store to my favorite books store (in fact I am on my way there an hour after I post this): Treasures and Books Store, Used English Language Books (though the bookstore is moving next month). Deep Fried Garlic – if you haven’t tried it, I recommend giving it a try I have eaten here several times and enjoy it, though I must say I prefer Gianni’s most days. Related: My favorite bakery in…
  • Sri Mahamariamman Hindu Temple, Kuala Lumpur

    curiouscat
    24 Sep 2014 | 10:44 pm
    The Sri Mahamariamman Hindu Temple is located at 163 Jalan Tun H.S. Lee Kuala Lumpur, in Chinatown. It is Malaysia’s oldest functioning Hindu temple, dating back to 1873. The current structure was built in 1968. Built in the South Indian style, the temple’s 5-tiered gopuram (tower) rises dramatic 23 meters and is decorated with depictions of Hindu gods sculpted by artisans from southern India. Mariamman is popularly worshipped by overseas Indians, especially Tamils because she is looked upon as their protector during their sojourn to foreign lands. Mariamman is a manifestation of the…
  • If You Visit Kuching Eat at Tribal Stove

    curiouscat
    9 Sep 2014 | 8:30 pm
    Tribal Stove is absolutely wonderful Yes it has great food, which thankfully there is a a great deal of in many place. What makes Tribal Stove someplace not to miss is it is the rare combination of great and generally inaccessible food. I often find great restaurants in tourist destinations. And sometimes it is even local in a sense – but nearly always (not all, but almost) I can get very similar good dishes in any large city across the globe. Tribal Stove had truly distinctive dishes that were also great. They have quite a few dishes, some of my favorite are wild jungle salad and…
 
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    Melaka Travel & Tourism Guide

  • Best 5 must-visit Shopping Malls and Streets in Malacca

    admin
    23 Nov 2014 | 3:12 am
    Malacca is a small state in the southern region of Malaysia which holds one of the most exquisite and culturally rich atmospheres. The state is rich in historical heritage and architectural building and ancient landmarks which are main tourist attractions in Melaka. Malaysia is a beautiful Asian... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Malacca Straits Mosque – The Floating Mosque in Melaka

    admin
    28 Oct 2014 | 12:18 am
    Malacca Straits Mosque is a floating mosque that can be found in Pulau Melaka. The mosque is popular among locals by the name of Masjid Selat Melaka. The mosque was constructed by the State Government of Melaka at the shore of Selat Melaka in Bandar Hilir. Found at a Man Made Island named Pulau... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Malacca Malaysia – A must visit UNESCO world heritage site

    admin
    22 Oct 2014 | 4:02 am
    Malacca Malaysia heritage did not remain unnoticed by the appreciating eyes of UNESCO. In 2008, Malacca was listed as a UNESCO world heritage site along with Georgetown Penang. There are plenty of heritage sites, ruins of fort, colonial buildings, temples, churches and old architecture that can be... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Best 10 Malacca Tourist Attractions you should not miss

    admin
    20 Oct 2014 | 11:00 pm
    There are plenty of tourist attractions in Malacca and the fact that the city is a UNESCO heritage site, every street and corner became an attraction for visitors. People that have visited Malacca would tell you why it is one of the best places to visit in South East Asia. Whether you want to go... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Best 10 Malacca Travel Tips for Backpackers

    admin
    17 Oct 2014 | 12:21 am
    Malacca is the place for the travelers & especially backpackers. If you like carrying too many things with you, you may miss a lot of fun and entertainment. So, you are suggested to have a light luggage in order to make it a great venture. Here are some guidelines & Malacca travel tips for... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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    iMoney Learning Centre

  • 3 Vacations You Can Afford With Just RM1,500

    Iris Lee
    20 Nov 2014 | 9:53 pm
    Being on a shoestring budget doesn’t mean you have to forego the finer things in life — like a well-deserved vacation. All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy after all. However, in order to stay within budget, most people push holidays and vacations to the bottom of their priority list. That’s not necessary smart financial management. Even one of the world’s richest men, Li Ka-shing advised others to take a break once in a while. “Reward yourself by vacationing at least once a year. Doing so will allow you to accumulate different experiences and recharge so that you continue…
  • Malaysians Saying Goodbye To Subsidies

    Iris Lee
    20 Nov 2014 | 9:27 pm
    Subsidy is often viewed positively by the consumers but negatively by economists. However, the bottom line is, the population needs to adapt to real world prices and the country needs to boost its finances by cutting back on expenses such as subsidies. In Malaysia, we have seen many subsidies such as the sugar subsidy, which was abolished in 2013, and the much talked about fuel subsidy, which has been reducing every year, with the recent reduction by RM0.20 last month. The government has justified its unpopular move – which is to cut back on the spending to trim its fiscal deficit and…
  • “My Bank Paid For 10 Tanks Of Petrol For Me”

    Iris Lee
    20 Nov 2014 | 7:17 pm
    Saving money doesn’t have to be sacrificial and painful. You don’t have to turn your life upside down just to save a few bucks. People, just like you, are saving thousands of Ringgit just by picking the right credit cards for their needs and learning how to navigate the complicated world of credit cards and their policies without losing their sanity. The best life hacks are those that are easy and give you the best results. So, iMoney has found someone who has actually gained from using the right card, and he is willing to share what he’s learnt to help you deal with the increasing cost…
  • 9 Tips To Secure Venture Capital For Your Business

    Ching
    19 Nov 2014 | 6:50 pm
    Surfing the net while working again? Are you bored out of your mind at work? Chances are you are working for a boring company, wasting away the best years of your life and earning a wage that is slightly above poverty line. You’ve probably thought about setting up your own business with friends or have a great idea, but have no money to do anything about it. Or perhaps, you face a bump in your quest to secure financing for your business. With no track record, it may seem too risky for the typical financial providers to consider giving them a loan. Such businesses may then need to consider…
  • The Secret To Getting An Engagement Ring That Meets The Budget

    Rebecca Shamasundari
    19 Nov 2014 | 2:16 am
    Engagement rings are generally seen as a symbol of love, unity, and a lasting relationship. Not to mention, these rings also come with a hefty price tag. So, it is only fair to spend time selecting that perfect ring, to get a “yes” from your loved one, and also not burn a hole in your pocket in the process. Many couples find the wide varieties of rings available in the market with the wide range of prices daunting, making it even more difficult for them to decide. What can you afford and what is your partner’s expectation? How do you balance both? How much should you really spend on an…
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    GoodPlace.MY

  • How To Attract Uber Motivated Sellers Through Advertising

    Khai Yin
    23 Nov 2014 | 8:58 pm
    Looking flashy in his v-neck cardigan and dress shirt plus skinny tie is Ben, nervously looking at his watch. It’s almost 4:00PM. “I wonder if everything’s okay?” Ben’s thoughts seemed too loud to hear. Goldie and Angela were supposed to meet him at the entrance of Suria KLCC at exactly 3:00PM. It’s hard not to get worried—in Singapore everything and everyone seems to be on time so things like these make Ben nervous. He stirred his already-cold cappuccino (he had taken a seat at the cafe at Chinoz overlooking the lake), and looked at his watch again. Finally, out of nowhere, he…
  • How To Find Good, Investment-Grade Homes (Free Download)

    Khai Yin
    16 Nov 2014 | 5:26 am
    In this latest GoodPlace homebuyer’s guide, our old pals Goldie & Patrick had an engaging tete-a-tete where they talked about how to find good, “investment grade” homes to add to their portfolio. In this guide, you will learn the “Six Filters” framework which will unearth high potential investment gems for you in any location:- The Proximity Filter: how location and walkability drives a property’s desirability The Price Filter: how to look at transacted prices and estimate upside potential The Transactional Activity Filter: how to gauge a…
  • GoodPlace Property Cashflow Maximization Guide (Free Download)

    Khai Yin
    6 Nov 2014 | 5:15 pm
    The third installment of the “Adventures of Goldie And Patrick” is ready to download! In the current climate of rapidly decreasing yields and sky high property prices, it’s increasingly crucial to have cashflow generation as the core of your property investment strategy. In this short, 13-page story ebook, we’ll show you how to do it. Uncle Patrick’s three golden rules of investing (pay special attention to the third!) What “Rent Multipliers” are, and why this metric is important How to calculate if you’ll make good yield in three simple steps…
  • Why Statements Like “Mont Kiara Is Oversupplied” Is Usually Baloney

    Khai Yin
    31 Oct 2014 | 8:08 am
    Every Malaysian and his chihuahua has got a opinion on where to invest in property. In fact, it’s hard for me to go to a mamak shop nowadays without overhearing conversations about “where is the next property hot area” and stories about someone’s sister-in-law made five figure commissions last month by flipping a high end condo. Indeed, property is one of those topics where every Malaysian thinks that he’s an expert! On the other hand, despite GoodPlace’s stature as, ahem, the #1 property blog in Malaysia (Google says it!), I’ve never claimed to be an…
  • How To Find Super Desperate People To Sell You For Cheap

    Khai Yin
    25 Oct 2014 | 7:45 am
    Our last feature on a recent visitor to GoodPlaceHQ (read it here if you have missed it) has received rather skeptical responses from our readers (although there was also a fair number who emailed in wanting to get in touch with her). I gave Melanie a call this morning to share with her the comments that I have received (you can read some of them at the bottom of that article), and here are her responses:- Is she setting up a property club? “No, I’m not a property club. Each buyer gets dealt with separately. I don’t poll capital either.” Is she a buyer’s agent?
 
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    TVOKM

  • Survivor resort

    Dennelton Mandiau
    25 Nov 2014 | 3:47 am
    Resort boats to ferry guest to the Island.This is currently the only resort on the island of Pulau tiga in the Kuala Penyu district of Sabah. The name ‘survivor island’ has become identical with the resort and the island, because CBS chose it as the location for their 1st Survivor Island reality TV show. Contestants were marooned on the island while cameras followed their every move. The winner won a million US dollars for this reality show. At the Bar at the resort.This island is one of the Sabah’s marine parks and is beautifully set amidst clear waters of the warm South China Sea. It…
  • Victoria Falls on the Zambezi

    Dennelton Mandiau
    23 Nov 2014 | 3:47 pm
    Zambezi River Victoria Falls.Many consider the Victoria Falls to be one of the most exhilarating national attractions in the world. The Zambezi River cascading over 100 metres down the Victoria Falls into the Zambezi Gorge creates what is known to the local as the ‘roaring thunder’. For decades, the falls have lured tourists from around the globe. Initially, they came in boats after reports from explorer David Livingstone were received from the wilds of Africa. The railway arrived in the falls in 1904 and they became more accessible to intrepid travellers.Animals at waterhole Victoria…
  • A lodge with a mission

    Dennelton Mandiau
    21 Nov 2014 | 8:12 am
    Breakfast in the julgle.Abai Jungle lodges is situated 47km from the mouth of the Kinabatangan River on the east coast of Sabah. The usual way to get there is to take a boat from Sandakan City across the bay and cruise up river to Abai, which takes about an hour by fast boat. Rooms at the lodge.Abai has been featured in tour itineraries for tourist on daytrips to Sandakan, as there are hundreds of Proboscis monkeys living in the forest by the riverbanks. In 2002, Ms. Amy Chin the owner of S.I. Tours decided to set up a restaurant at Abai to cater for her guest and also to get more involved in…
  • Albany: ANZACS and Beyond

    Dennelton Mandiau
    20 Nov 2014 | 5:03 am
    Greens Pool near Denmark Western Australia panorama.The Gap and Natural Bridge Albany.This weekend in the far southwest of Western Australia many Australians will spend a reflective few days thinking about the centenary of the first Australian troops setting sail from here for the battlefields of World War 1. These troops, along with those from New Zealand comprised the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps that became known as the ANZACS. Exactly 100 years ago, some 30,000 ANZAC troops set sail from King George Sound near Albany in the southwest of the state. For many, this was the last time…
  • Kek lok Si temple: Penang

    Dennelton Mandiau
    19 Nov 2014 | 4:51 am
    The Main Pagoda.Any visit to Penang would not be complete if you did not visit the world famous Buddhist Temple of “Supreme bliss” or more commonly known as the Kek Lok SI temple in Ayer itam. It is one on the most popular temples in Penang and is also considered to be the largest in South East Asia. It is not one building but rather a collection of buildings that have been added on, as the years go by. Construction of the original temple started in 1890 and was inspired by the chief monk of the Goddess of Mercy Temple at Pitt Street. Such was the renown of Kek Lok Si that it even gained…
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  • Why should you Visit Langkawi?

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    22 Nov 2014 | 4:07 am
    Langkawi is an archipelago made up of 104 islands on Malaysia’s West Coast. Surrounded by rich coconut trees and a pellucid sea, the island attracts tourists from all over the world. If you are a nature-lover, you will find the island particularly soothing. As for the adrenaline seekers, they will find themselves girdled with rain-forests, mountains and exciting adventures. Langkawi is particularly famous for its picturesque beaches and diving opportunities, both of which give tourists an experience of their lifetime. From the cave entrance at Pirate Lagoon to the spectacular sunset at…
  • What to Do In Langkawi Island in a Day

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    28 Oct 2014 | 1:18 am
    What to do in Langkawi in a day You might have prepared your what to do in Langkawi list. But here, we have compiled a last moment list for you. This what to do in Langkawi list would suggest you the things you should do if you stay for one day or more days on the island. Remember to do all these on the very first day. A general suggestion is that if you want to see the attractions of Langkawi only, then two to three days are enough. But if you want to spend time in island hoping, then spare a week or more. A thing to remember is that Langkawi island has much more than attractions and island…
  • Langkawi Diving Guide – Things you should know

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    22 Oct 2014 | 3:09 am
    Langkawi Diving Guide – Pulao Payar Marine Park Trip You might have been through various Langkawi diving guides which are written after research. But have you read an original guide based after complete collection of original reviews? The benefit after reading this guide is that you will have an authentic idea of planning or not planning a diving tour to Langkawi. So here we go! Get to Langkawi’s Best Diving Sites The best thing about Langkawi diving sites is that all these are located closely to each other. But you will have to travel to the Southern region of Langkawi for diving…
  • Langkawi Snorkeling Guide – What Age are you in water?

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    20 Oct 2014 | 11:00 pm
    Snorkeling in Langkawi You might be stunned with the title but we all should accept now that whatever age we are, snorkeling takes us to the happiest and most enthusiastic time periods of lives. Watching the schools of fish around you, touching the silver sand, bubbling, looking in the eyes of egoistic turtles, rushing back after watching ray fish, trying to grab the sunshine in water and many such things make snorkeling a real fun thing. And when you are in Langkawi’s tropical location, then who cares for the crazy sun scorching up there? Recommended Places for Snorkeling in Langkawi…
  • Langkawi Attractions – Best 10 Attractions not to Miss

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    17 Oct 2014 | 11:00 pm
    Langkawi Attractions – Sky Bridge Based on the tropical diversity of Malaysia, Langkawi attractions offer tourists a really huge list which can be truly customized according to their choice. But some of the attractions of Langkawi are loved by everyone. These are often recommended as best 10 Langkawi attractions not to miss on your trip. 10 best Langkawi attractions Here is our recommended list of 10 of the best Langkawi attractions. 1- Sunset Dinner Cruise Although, it is the Langkawi attraction when the day starts setting down, but you must-must-not miss this one. On your Sunset…
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