It’s Dec 1 and it’s not just the first day of the last month of the year, but it is also World AIDS Day. Before I go into my post, I’d like to appeal to you to do a couple of things today: 1) Wear a red ribbon to raise awareness about the cause, and […]
It quite refreshing today to wake up and read the New Straits Times page one story about how people who purchase pirate DVDs has been let off from talk of laws being put in place to punish them for their purchases.
Hey kid, You’re probably quite thrilled right now, huh? After all, you weren’t really expecting more than that one A for English in your UPSR now, did you? You aren’t really fussed about it, if I remember correctly.
In 2002, I wrote an piece which I shared with friends and colleagues to mark one year since the unfortunate 9/11 attacks. Since then, I have been sharing the same piece every year on that date.
First of all, let me start off by wishing everyone Selamat Hari Raya and asking for forgiveness (maaf zahir batin).
While I didn’t say much about it on Twitter on Monday, I was following the whole saga in Singapore involving food blogger Lady Iron Chef yesterday.
I’ve got to be honest and say that I’ve barely read the newspapers in the last three weeks. Being in Europe for two weeks means that I don’t understand the language in major newspapers (and when I got to London, I only read the free copies of the Metro). In fact, first bit of news […]
Two weeks ago, when I was in Poland, I attended the Education Leaders Forum at Warsaw’s Olympic Centre, which was held in conjunction with Microsoft’s Imagine Cup 2010 which I was there to cover. Truth be told, I didn’t pay much attention at the forum (bureaucratic speeches are b.o.r.i.n.g.).
I know that I have been talking a lot about cancer recently, and the reason for that is actually rather personal. However, those of you who have known me for a while will know that one of the first causes I championed was HIV/AIDS awareness. This goes back to the late 1990s when I was […]
I was just driving casually from lunch sometime last week with Ivy when the cars in front of me made a sudden brake. My legs went straight to my brakes to make sure I didn’t slam into the car in front. And it was a good thing I didn’t because out of nowhere, there was […]