Month: September 2009

It is a habit and it hits me every time I prepare for a long overseas deployment.

(Every time I get ready to fly, I slow down on many things. Perhaps it is my way of getting ready mentally. Image source: http://www.recessionwire.com)

A few days before going usually gets me to slow down on things – work, blog, housework and even photography (especially with a brand new DSLR lying around).… Click to read the rest

It looks a case of Samy Vellu = MIC or rather MIC = Samy Vellu, forever and ever…

samy vellu

(Read my lips – I will resign if my No 2 man is ready. Image source: www.themalaysianreserve.com)

Not a big fan of the ‘self claiming representatives’ of the Indian community (a mirage that was scattered by the Hindraf rallies) and whom backsides got whacked left, right and centre in the last general election but recent developments in calling the MIC supremo to stand down has been nothing but comical.… Click to read the rest

Let’s state the obvious…

(Politicians and soiled diapers need to be changed often and for the same reason – cartoon source: http://davies.lohudblogs.com)

We elect politicians into office so that they can be our servants and not to be our masters.

We elect politicians so that they can make the best deal for the rakyat, not to make best deal for themselves.… Click to read the rest

Selamat Hari Raya 0 (0)

(Image source: http://nizam83.wordpress.com)

To friends and readers, Selamat Hari Raya and Happy Holidays…it is going to be a long holiday starting from tomorrow.

Long holidays is a good opportunity to take the family out for a short trip, excellent food, get relaxed and come back for work more refreshed next week.… Click to read the rest

Update 1: Read Malaysian Insider analysis here

There are pros and cons to the Government’s latest adventure into Formula 1…

(A colourful car in a colourful controversy – Image source: Malaysiakini)

We thought we had a taste of Formula 1 with Petronas’ involvement and Alex Yoong in the driver’s seat but in the Malaysia Boleh spirit, we are getting ourselves one notch up in this very expensive sport

Malaysiakini reported:-

Sepang International Circuit (SIC), a joint partnership involving the government and a consortium of Malaysian entrepreneurs for the 1Malaysia Formula One Team project, has allocated between 8,000 and 12,000 hectares for the development of the Made-in-Malaysia F1 team headquarters

Then Paul Tan in his blog reported

According to SIC CEO Razlan Razali, the HQ will be fully equipped with manufacturing and development facilities including a wind-tunnel and costs could be in the millions or even billions.

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(Not the same car, not the same road but by the time, the car stopped, the damage to the car was very similar. Image source: http://www.newscientist.com)

It happened in slow motion…

Taking a corner on LDP near Bandar Puteri – the road was wet – I was in the middle lane – saw a maniac driving up fast on the left – showing off his new sports car – any Tom, Dick & Harry will know the most left lane has the most tightest corner.

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