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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.