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Meritocracy

This seems to be a common issue here in Malaysia, you can be the best student, the best worker or the one with the talent like no other. Chances are someone else who is connected or ‘prefered’ will get that spot which you deserve. I like to use the analogy of a toilet that has not been flushed for a long time. Everyone does they business and nobody wants to flush the crap out. When someone decides to try to…

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Ivy League School Are The Best?

This is something! I heard about how competitive it is in education and the job markets from my friends. Some stories that i hear sounds like a massive case of exaggeration but after speaking to close friends, they confirmed that it is the scene. Heard of IIT (Indian institute of Technology) ? This is the boiling pot of education! Beat this, i was told that apparently to get into this Institute you need to score a moderate 100% at your…

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Malaysia

The Approach To Anti-Piracy

When i was younger, when my parents told me NOT to do something.. Thats exactly what i wanted to do! Its human nature, the forbidden fruit taste the best doesn’t it? So in “Malaysia Democratic” style, 10 file sharing sites were blocked by all local ISP under the instruction of MCMC . Reason of blocking : The websites violated copyright law. The decision made by the regulatory body to block 10 file-sharing websites in its effort to combat piracy. The…

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Earth Hour Malaysia 2010

Earth Hour 2010 in Malaysia was last night. It was not as hyped as 2009 which was our inaugural participation but that is totally understandable considering this is our 2nd year taking part, the country know about the event and will take part or dont. Make your rounds on facebook and you see soo many supporting and some skeptics but that is their right. Its ok for those who think its PR stunt to feel that way, if they dont…

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Malaysia

To Tie or Not to Tie

While i was working with a NGO, i went to Digi for a meeting. So here i was dressed nicely in my formal attire and in my tie waiting for the Digi team to come get us, comes in a gentlemen nicely dressed in jeans, a shirt with sleeves rolled up. I was a tad surprised at the dress code but we went ahead with the meeting and i made friends with the gentlemen who i was talking too. A…

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