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Sunday, September 21, 2014

Tun Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

 

Year 2003OCT 31: Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi takes over as Malaysia's fifth prime minister.

DEC 11: The controversial RM14.5bil railway double-track- ing project is postponed.

Year 2004

JAN 6: Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak is named Deputy Prime Minister.
MARCH 21: After the shortest campaign period in history, Barisan Nasional wins a landslide victory in the 11th General Election, taking 198 out of 219 parliamentary seats. Barisan also recaptures Terengganu from PAS.

MARCH 27: Abdullah announces his first Cabinet with 14 new faces and three new ministries: Natural Resources and Environment, Federal Territories and Higher Education.

APRIL 23: Abdullah launches the five-year National Integrity Plan (NIP) aimed at promoting an accountable and corrupt-free society.

JULY 18: Abdullah wins the Umno presidency unopposed.
SEPT 10: Abdullah presents his first Budget as head of the Government and Finance Minister.
SEPT 23: Abdullah launches the Islam Hadhari (Civilisational Islam) concept in his opening address at the Umno general assembly.
OCT31: Pak Lah completes his first year as Prime Minister and identified his biggest challenge: the need to change the mindset of the people in implementing projects and decisions.
DEC 26: Several states are struck by the Indian Ocean tsunami that was triggered by a massive earth-
quake off the coast of Sumatra. Pak Lah cancelled his leave to return to the country.

Tunku Abdul Rahman



Tunku Abdul Rahman born in Alor Setar, Kedah on Feb 8,1903,Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra AI-Haj was the seventh son of the Ruler of Kedah, Sultan Abdul Hamid Halim Shah. His mother was Che Manjalara.

Tunku received his early education in a Malay and English school in Alor Setar, followed by the Penang Free School and a Siamese school in Bangkok.

In 1920, a state scholarship took him to England for his tertiary education. He entered St Catherine’s College, Cambridge, and studied history and law. He graduated in 1925 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. He then joined the Inner Temple, in London.

Sunday, September 07, 2014

Tips for dog owners


  1. Train your dog either on your own or in a professional training class
  2. Train your dog twice a day for 10 mins each time
  3. Allocate time to spend with your dog so they do not feel lonely
  4. Spay your dog (Helps to reduce the number of stray dogs roaming the street).
  5. Dogs must never be allowed outside your compound without a leash, accompany your dog on their walk.
  6. Pick up after your dog on their walk.
  7. Pick up after your dog, train them to defecate at appropriate areas
  8. Do not tie them up all day, train them to behave inside and outside your home.
  9. Do not hit your dog. This will only cause fear or resentment for the owner.
  10. Use voice corrections or positive reinforcements
  11. Remember to reward your dog when they do something right. Simple pat, hug, toy or treat will do.

Sunday, August 24, 2014

New policy to hit planters

Indonesia's plan to limit foreign ownership will hurt Malaysian companies

Malaysian planters will be the biggest losers if Indonesia decides to restrict foreign ownership of plantation companies there to not more than 30% from the current 95%.

Some or the local companies with Indonesian operations include Sime Darby Bhd, Kuala Lumpur Kepong Bhd (KLK), Felda Global Ventures Holdings Bhd, IJM Plantations Bhd and Genting Plantations Bhd.

Bank and investment research house - GDP forecast 2014

On the back of a strong Q2 GDP growth, economists have mixed views on rate hike
*RAM Rating sees the next OPR hike in September or November

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Open Air Double-decker Bus in KL



Open air Double-decker bus moving arroung Kuala Lumpur City Centre at Jalan Hang Kasturi.

Local people seldom sit at the top, foreigner prefer sit at the top under the hot sun.


Friday, February 21, 2014

Solar power: a greener future Feed on Tariff (FiT)

In a sun-drenched country such as Malaysia, many are catching onto the benefits of Solar Power harnessing the power of the sun via solar panels for long-term financial payback. But just what are the mechanics behind Solar Power, and the Feed-in Tariff (FiT) that accompanies it?