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O Malaysia, Malaysia – Wherefore art thou Malaysia ?

September 27, 2010

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The recent speech by Aliran President P Ramakrishnan during their recent fund raising dinner remind me of these words from Romeo and Juliet , and with no offence to William Shakespeare I have took the liberty of replacing it with Malaysia in it : Orang biasa : O Malaysia , Malaysia , wherefore art thou […]

HTC Desire HD : Another blockbuster killer Android smartphone

September 24, 2010

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HTC on mid September announced its latest killer smartphone , the HTC Desire HD  which is now their fastest Android phone. Many sites are labeling the Desire HD as the “European EVO” because both devices share a 4.3 inch display, but the Desire HD features a second-generation Snapdragon processor that uses a low-power 45nm process and offers […]

How many other things are we missing as we rush through life?

September 24, 2010

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Will one of the nation’s greatest violinists be noticed in a D.C. Metro stop during rush hour? Joshua Bell experimented for Gene Weingarten’s story in The Washington Post to assess the public’s reaction.  Joshua’s performance was arranged by The Washington Post as an experiment in context, perception and priorities — as well as an unblinking […]

15 QUESTIONS on the Economic Transformation Programme ( ETP)

September 24, 2010

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The government has recently announced the launching of the Economy Transformation Program or ETP which is part of the New Economic Model (NEM). As a background, the government’s National Transformation Agenda is based on meeting the Vision 2020 of being an industrialised nation driven by four national transformation pillars of the 1Malaysia inclusiveness concept, Government […]

MIUI Rom for the Google Nexus and HTC Desire

September 24, 2010

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Imagine combining the best of Google Froyo 2.2 UI with Samsung TouchWiz UI and Apple IOS , a Chinese group had develop a brand new User Interface for the Google Nexus One and HTC Desire.  It’s named  MIUI ver 0.9.2 –  It’s full of features you wouldn’t expect, like dedicated SMS and dialer buttons on […]

Malaysia’s Economic Transformation Programme presented by Idris Jala

September 23, 2010

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About 4,000 people thronged the ETP’s open  at Putra World Trade Centre in Kuala Lumpur on 21Sep.  The government has announced the Economic Transformation Programme (ETP) to realise Malaysia’s ambition to turn the country into a high-income economy by 2020. Idris Jala, the CEO of the Government’s Performance Management and Delivery Unit (Pemandu),  view  his […]

Cabinet to discuss the Budget Draft on 20 Sep

September 19, 2010

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The first draft of the 2011 Budget will be tabled at a special cabinet meeting on Tuesday ( 20 Sep) , Second Finance Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah said today. He said the draft contained, among others, suggestions and feedback from government agencies, focus groups and the industrial sector. It also contained evaluation by […]