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Economic Transformation Programme

So we hear so much about the Economic Transformation Programme , the Malaysian government’s grand plan in transforming Malaysia into a high income economy by 2020. Based on the little i know, this is the plan on steroids to excellarate the growth since we have wasted many years since the Vission 2020 was announced many many years ago by former PM Tun Mahathir. Watch the video below which is pretty much a simplified version or rather the lay man’s version…

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Sports

Hicks Got the Hick-up’s

Liverpool co-owner apparently is in a financial hot soup! The Texas Rangers owner who has some massive problem in the MLB team so much so the governing body has to step in to loan him the money to pay his high earning MLB stars. This for sure has a indirect effect on the Reds who are on the up and finished their season merely points from the eventual champions Manchester United. Maybe its time for the American to cash in…

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Air New Zealand is Now A Match Maker!

When the going gets tough, survival instincts kicks in!! Air New Zealand has come up with a bizarre marketing promo to help drive in the sales. In a new venture, coined “love at first flight”, the airline says it is aiming to help single Americans find New Zealand dates with a themed-flight headed for a dual hemisphere singles party. How cool is that! A party up in the sky while you find a potential partner. Passengers on the October 13…

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Technology

Dell Downsizing

PC hardware giant is downsizing! Once the most powerful pc maker in the world is shrinking and that includes here in Malaysia. Computer giant Dell is reducing its global workforce, including the 5,000 workers at its plants in Malaysia. A company spokesman said a voluntary separation scheme (VSS) offer has been made across the board to its operations here. Dell has three Malaysian centres, comprising two manufacturing facilities in Bayan Lepas and Bukit Tengah in Penang, and a business centre…

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The Economy..Wrong Signals

I read a nice article by Tengku Zafrul today which i think gives us a indication of how the economy is doing in a nutshell. Business owners are worried of their survival, companies are down sizing and people are getting taken drastic measures to survive. On the other hand, we are getting mixed signals from the government claiming that our economy is doing ok and we are not as effected as the rest of the world! I think all Malaysians…

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