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Thursday, January 19, 2017

Plight od doctors, dentists and pharmacists in Malaysia

We have debated in Parliament on the plight of doctors, dentists and pharmacists in Malaysia as the 2017 budget gives an allocation for employing them on contracts. The mind-boggling fact is: there are 32 medical colleges in the country which also recognizes medical degrees from 375 medical colleges in 34 countries.

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Malaysian schools

Datuk Seri Mahdzir wants more targetted interventions on Malaysian schools. We hope that these are reasonable. He should intervene to ensure that schools get their allocations.

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No more free rides on Sungai Buloh-Kajang MRT line

As there are no more free rides on Sungai-Buloh-Kajang Mass Rapid Transit (Malaysian MRT) line, we hope that the fares are reasonable and that all things including the gates are maintained well.

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Saturday, January 14, 2017

Internet economy

Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Salldh talks about amending cyber laws to create an environment for internet economy. Cyber security should be a priority. How safe are data bases?

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Illegal clearing of land in Cameron Highlands

There is a report of an illegal clearing of about 1000 hectares of land in Cameron Highlands. The Ministry of Environment and the State Govrrnment must explain.

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

President Obama's final speech

Listening to President Obama's final speech to the nation in Chicago, we hear such things as the state of democracy, peaceful transfer of power and America is a better, stronger place. He should look at the effects of his presidency on the world.

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Disrespect invites disrespect

Meryl Streep is one of the great Holywood actresses. During Golden Globes award, she referred to Trump, saying disrespect invites disrespect and violence incites violence. Trump responded, branding her over-rated and a Hillary flunky who lost big.

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Breakfast controversy

Controversy about breakfast continues. We eat breakfast, spending about 10 minutes and taking foods such as nuts, fibres and protein, not too much carbohydrate.

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Monday, January 09, 2017

RM200 billion port city project in Carey Island

As memory of  RM12.5 billion Port Klang Free Zond (PKFZ) lingers, media report on Port City Project in Carey Island, near Klang, makes people wonder. Will it be implemented according to international standards with accountability?

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10 years of smartphones

After the late Steve Jobs introduced smartphones 10 years ago, 2.1 billion people are using them. They may want to send more meaningful things.

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Sunday, January 08, 2017

Artificial intelligence and deep learning

Artificial intelligence with deep learning and gadgets such as robots and drones are seen in many human activities, not just in industry and business. They take over human activities with implications.

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