After the Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard announced plans to send 800 asylum seekers to Malaysia for processing as part of a refugee exchange deal. There have been much attention to the details on how these asylum seekers are handled in Malaysia. It’s no small task and its a huge matter that is a hard one to tackle.
Having said that in my opinion the ignorance shown by some is shocking, even at the highest level.
Last night, 17th of September was the Suarakami Concert which was held at Stadium Merdeka. This concert which featured in the infamous Malaysian Boy song amongst a host of local and International artist. There was an eventful concert indeed with the PM making a surprise visit from a invitation on twitter. One piece of drama that which was very interesting was with Nelly. The international artist made some headlines with his twitter remarks which stirred things up. It all started with this one :
Nelly was obviously not aware of Malaysians and did not do his home work prior to coming to Malaysia.
Check out the rest of the drama Continue reading »
Looks like our Harimau Malaya are keeping with the momentum of the post Suzuki Cup but winning their 1st international friendly match against Hong Kong which was player on the 9th of Feb at the Shah Alam Stadium. The 2-0 scoreline was thanks to goals by Safiq Rahim (Captain) and Mohd Amirulhadi Zainal. Continue reading »
The list of the top brands for 2009 is out! No big surpises from the 2008 list but saw the move by Google from last previous year’s 10th spot to the 7th spot. And a few up’s and down’s from the other big boys from the list. The list is compiled by Intrebrand
1. Coca-Cola 68,734 ($m)
2. IBM 60,211 ($m)
3. Microsoft 56,647 ($m)
4. GE 47,777 ($m)
5. Nokia 34,864 ($m)
6. McDonald’s 32,275 ($m)
7. Google 31,980 ($m)
8. Toyota 31,330 ($m)
9. Intel 30,636 ($m)
10. Disney 28,447 ($m)
Do you work for any of the above brands?
Malaysian airlines have launched their own “Stimulus Package” The stimulus package is a campaign that offers deals to travel at a affordable rate, in English.. To compete with AirAsia
In order to offer best value in air travel, Malaysia Airlines has launched its “MAS Stimulus Package” today which has nine deals covering first, business and economy class
“In just slightly over a month, sales for Grab-A- Deal and Balik Kampung have hit more than RM17.5 million – RM12 million for Grab-A- Deal, and more than RM5.5 million for Balik Kampung. That’s incredible considering the economic situation we are in. This shows that if you give the public what they want — they will travel,” Jala said.
The other deals in the “MAS stimulus package” launched today are Premium Match, Business Companion, Economy +, Weekend Getaway, Kids Fly Free, MHFlex 1+1 and 80 per cent discount domestic/Asean.
Check out the offers at the MAS website