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 […]
Earlier this month (or late last month), one of the biggest topics around town was the issue of our Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin declaring himself as Malay first. This topic has been making its rounds in Parliament for a couple of weeks by then, I believe on March 18, DAP stalwart Lim […]
Guys, if you walk into a Keretapi Tanah Melayu commuter train soon which will full of women, don’t get any ideas. Walk out. Girls, the same goes for you (a compartment full of men, that is). It’s just a new policy by KTM Berhad, announced yesterday by its president Dr Aminuddin Adnan.
I wish I could say that these were one of the things that we only watched in Hollywood movies or read about happening in other countries. The sad fact is that the police officers in Malaysia – rightly or wrongly – does not have a very good reputation so much so that a couple of […]
Journalist rights group Reporters without Borders have declared today as World Day Against Cyber Censorship. In a statement from their website, they explain the intention of the campaign:
#yorais! How are you, mang? Sorry lah I am “speaking“. I changed my mode when I went into uni and found out that most people didn’t need to speak BM to communicate (even if we were all multi-racial.Some of them got married to one another, I guess your advice on mix-marriages came a bit too […]
I’ve been very privileged to have had a lot of domestic help in the house over the years. In this sense, I grew up with many maids – Chinese, Indian, Filipino, Indonesian. Naturally, I liked some more than others, but in general, I got along with most of them.