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Archive for September 2010

To ban or not to ban: Ministry decides on BlackBerry this week

September 28, 2010

To ban or not to ban: Ministry decides on BlackBerry this week In what can be considered as a perplexing move, Rais Yatim who earlier ruled out the banning of BlackBerry services in this country yesterday made a statement saying that the Malaysian Communication and Multimedia Commission is currently gathering detailed information about the BlackBerry […]

Competitiveness: Are we slacking?

September 28, 2010

Competitiveness: Are we slacking? Outdated passport checks for foreigners that took longer than flying in from across the causeway Monday, August 23rd, 2010 09:00:00 TRAVELLERS have always known one secret: the pace at which you clear Immigration at an airport and collect your luggage from the carousel would normally reflect the country’s ‘software’ capability. A […]

KL-Ipoh Electric Train Service To Begin Operations Mid-month

September 21, 2010

KL-Ipoh Electric Train Service To Begin Operations Mid-month KUALA LUMPUR, July 6 (Bernama) — The Electric Train Service (ETS) which will reduce travel time between Ipoh and Kuala Lumpur to just two hours from three hours previously, is expected to be fully operational by mid-month. Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB) president Dr Aminuddin Adnan however, […]

Table-Tennis Coaching Session

September 19, 2010

Table-Tennis Coaching Session ===WHY TABLE-TENNIS?=== “With speeds reaching over 160kmph (100mph), table tennis is the fastest racquet sport on the planet.” “Table tennis is a sport of precision and fast reactions. It works your cardiovascular system, reflexes and co-ordination.” “It’s been an Olympic sport since 1988 and a Paralympic sport since 1960, and is now […]

A No-Rice Day Fasting

September 19, 2010

A No-Rice Day Fasting Thursday, 01 July, 2010 TEMPO Interactive, Yogyakarta:In order to reduce Indonesia dependency on rice, Agriculture Minister Suswono called on the Muhammadiyah group to participate in reducing the national rice consumption. I hope Muhammadiyah can launch a no-rice day or to only eat rice twice on that one day,?Suswono told the participants […]

She lost her virginity at 13

September 19, 2010

She lost her virginity at 13 HARIATI AZIZAN Mon, Jul 12, 2010 The Star/Asia News Network MALAYSIA – SUE ANNE* lost her virginity at 13 when her then 18-year-old boyfriend sweet-talked her into having sex with him. Related links: » The bare truth about teen sex » Young now reaching puberty at an early age […]

Maya Karin officially divorced

September 19, 2010

Maya Karin officially divorced KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA – Actress Maya Karin and her husband Muhammad Ali Abdullah are officially divorced. The couple married on Aug 14, 2008, in Bellagio, Italy, and later held a wedding reception at the Forest Research Institute of Malaysia in Kepong on Aug 26.

Hibiscus. Malaysia’s national flower.

September 14, 2010

Hibiscus. Malaysia’s national flower.

New Fashion

September 13, 2010

Duty Free in Malaysia

September 13, 2010

Duty Free in Malaysia Overview: The following goods may be imported into Malaysia without incurring customs duty: • 200 cigarettes or 50 cigars or 225g of tobacco. • 1L of spirits or wine or malt liquor. • Cosmetics, perfume, soaps and toothpaste up to the value of RM200. • Gifts and souvenirs not exceeding a […]