Month: December 2005

This will be my 183rd post for 2005 (last one for the year)…

Any aspiring businessman should look at this business – providing public transport service in India. For simple reason, it seems like there is not enough buses to go around (all pictures taken by my sister when she went to India for a tour)

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(Sardine packed “school bus” – schoolchildren going to school on an Auto.
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(I had to read it twice to believe it – an actual acknowledgement from local authority?)

In a time where the local authorities are being called various names like secret society, unfair and high-handed, I thought my complaint on the blocked drainage near my residential area to MPSJ would fall into deaf ears or be acted on after a long delay.
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(Malaysia Boleh Juga!– Picture source: www.northcoastcafe.typepad.com)
I am back from my leave and the first thing that crossed my mind when I opened today’s papers is that Malaysian politicians surely know on how to make a fool of themselves

Let’s start with Datuk M. Kayveas

The PPP president is arguing that politicians were “playing safe” by not speaking up on corruption in these councils.

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(A pick-up truck is faster than a racing car? Sometimes it feels that way in December especially if you are the racing car. Cartoon source: www.lasvegassun.com – copyright by Mike Smith)

For me, the month of December is not a productive month.

Firstly, this is the time where everyone suddenly “discovers” how many leave they have and go for extended leave to avoid the balance of the leave from being forfeited.

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(MAS in the good old days when we were proud call it as our national carrier – Picture source: www.Airline.net)
Christmas was early in MAS; at least it was in the MAS Chairman’s office with a gift of RM1.5 million worth paintings to adorn his office walls

At times when MAS is increasing it’s airfare due to escalating expenses and keep posting huge losses, the last thing that we would expected from them is a RM1.5

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(This is extreme case of gambling – cartoon source: www.cartoonstock.com)

I was at my neighbourhood 4D shop yesterday – I rather call it “investing”So there I was patiently waiting in line to purchase the numbers when I overhead 2 Indonesians talking to each other. It was an interesting conversation (translated into “Manglish” for convenience sake):-

Indon 1: Isn’t gambling forbidden in Islam?… Click to read the rest

(Najib congratulating Nicol – to have the right sense not to train in Malaysia? And who is that in the middle? Picture source: The Star)

Najib should be our Sports Minister. No, I am serious. He should be since he made 2 valid points about sports excellence in Malaysia.

The first was in February when Najib said that Malaysia did Vijay Singh a big favor by not granting him permanent residence.… Click to read the rest

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