I am in Penang at the moment for the first BRATs workshop of the year. Today, as we were walking around the streets of Georgetown, we came by the sight above that really touched me.
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:
I know no one is going to believe me but I’ve not been out partying in ages! It’s true. I’ve been very busy with this, that and everything else but it’s been a while since I’ve had a proper drink. One beer at my Uncle Doug’s house for Chinese New Year doesn’t count!
A couple of weeks ago, at the February edition of Social Media Club Kuala Lumpur (SMCKL), I was invited to speak alongside (pic below from left to right excluding myself) Datin Paduka Marina Mahathir,Â Hakim Albasrawy, in a discussion moderation by my good friend David Lian on “Social Media for Social Good”.
My article in today’s The Bangsar Boy is, surprise, surprise, about my credit card bills (or what’s not left on it). Yes, I know, I probably have been harping on it too much but there was another message I wanted to share.
Those of you who have read some of my post might have realised by now that I consider Malacca my kampung. However, it’s actually my dad’s hometown. I was born in Selangor but raised in Bangsar. But it’s quite lame to tell people that my kampung is Bangsar, so I always say Malacca.
#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 […]
In 2004, something really embarassing happened to me. While on an almost-2 week trip to New Zealand with Adam (where the above picture was taken), my credit card got rejected … twice.
I suppose this isn’t news to those of you who regularly follow my blog but I am one of the seven Malaysian bloggers featured in the upcoming season of Project Alpha, which will premier online on April 19.
I love reading books but unfortunately, I don’t have time for many of them. What I tend to do is to read chapter by chapter whenever I find the time but this really means that I take forever to finish a book.