Toll Increase

What is the justification for increase in toll?

Still remember this “bottle neck” at LDP?

This is what was stated in a letter to Malaysiakini:-

It is simply unacceptable that we pay toll and get stuck in traffic. If the concessionaires are collecting toll, let them ensure a smooth flow of traffic, or else stop collecting the toll because it is ridiculous for us to pay toll to be stuck endlessly in a jam.

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The 10,000 steps project

(Something that we do all the time – walking. Image source: NYTimes)

In one of the editions of the Reader’s Digest, it was reported that one of the best way to be healthy is to walk 10,000 steps a day.

As to why the number 10,000, the About.Com site said:-

Walking 10,000 steps per day for health and weight loss was popularized originally in Japan.

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A “Malaysian” Joke

(Poster by Mob’s Crib)

The joke:-

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad feels that Malaysia will continue to have race-based parties unless the people can think of themselves exclusively as Malaysians.

Mahathir should ask himself who been stopping Malaysians from thinking themselves as Malaysians.

Who protested when a non bumiputra Malaysian was appointed to lead a GLC?… [Click to read the rest] “A “Malaysian” Joke”

A Lesson on Morality

(The Nuremberg Trials – the accused was judged on legal grounds or on moral gounds? Image source: http://www.spokenword.ac.uk)

What is the right thing to do?

When I was in my 3rd year of law school, we had a section in jurisprudence where we “argued” on the difference between “do you do the right things?”… [Click to read the rest] “A Lesson on Morality”

Duty vs Moral

(Image source: http://www.the-reel-mccoy.com)

I watched Black Hawk Down recently and despite the low projection of Malaysians’’ involvement in the rescue (what did you expect?); the movie was overall detailed enough to how a simple mission went awry and end up becoming commander’s worst nightmare.

19 US soldiers died in the mission gone awry but there were many who managed to do their job well – defending their comrades or taking part in the rescue mission.… [Click to read the rest] “Duty vs Moral”

Thaipusam 2009 Part 3

Read Part 2 here

(Sometimes dark alleys can be scary in the wee morning. Image source: http://www.musarium.com)

I don’t know why but I guess standing in a sea of rubbish was making everyone crazy.

We continued to walk around and managed to complete the “shopping”. Our legs were in great pain and there was no good place to sit down – most of the place been taken up or covered in a heap of rubbish.… [Click to read the rest] “Thaipusam 2009 Part 3”

UMNO – Between 1993 & 2009

(Why there were no big rallies when the ex-PM tabled the law to reduce the powers of the Rulers? Image source: http://dppwp.wordpress.com)

The NutGraph reported:-

The Barisan Nasional (BN) Youth movement will organise a major gathering to show their loyalty to the Rulers at the Dewan Merdeka, Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC) on 19 Feb.

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