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Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Antimicrobial resistance

There have been talks to prevent drug-resistant infections. Now, Malaysian Health Ministry and Agriculture Ministry talk about a five-year action against abuse of antibiotics. Will it work?


Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Urban child poverty

The authorities should look seriously at urban child poverty and stunted growth in Malaysia. A Unicef report shows 99.7% of children in low-cost flats in Kuala Lumpur are relatively poor and seven per cent absolutely poor.


Monday, February 26, 2018

Trump and arms

Trump says he wants to check mental  status, have more guns and arm teachers. What does these mean?


Sunday, February 25, 2018

Election cyberwar

On the eve of the Malaysian general elections, cyberwar hots up. There are truth, fake news and  emotions.


Saturday, February 24, 2018

Malaysia 4G service

The 4G mobile internet service is looking at 5G. Mapping specialist Open Signal surveys 88 countries. Singapore is top with 44.32 Mbps and Malaysia is 14.83 Mbps, Vietnam 21.49, Brunei 17.4 and Myanmar 15.56.


Friday, February 23, 2018

Malaysia City Brain

How does Malaysia City Brain manage cities, to catch up with the time? Aliyun under Alibaba Consortium forms the Malaysia City Brain with Malaysia Digital Economic Corporation (MDEC) and Kuala Lumpur City Hall. Will cities have fewer headaches?


Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Fewer durians without flying foxes

A researcher finds that flying fox is a primary pollinator of durian. The Malaysian Agriculture Ministry must find out whether this is true. Flying fox is an endangered species.



There are scandals in charity organizations such as Oxfam. Details are coming out. Abuses of charity occur.


Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Protected species

Protected species are killed such as sharks and manta ray. The authorities must list them and have effective enforcement.


Monday, February 19, 2018

Potholes, quality of roads

Works Ministry must assess the quality of Malaysian roads and casualties due to road defects. For example, if the required thickness of a road is 10 inches, how many are only five inches?


Sunday, February 18, 2018

Cryotocurrency, Bitcoin

As crypto-currencies such as bitcoin grow, the public hope that Bank Negara Malaysia continue to put them in the right picture. These currencies are volatile: banking without bank. Are there bubbles?


Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Drivers on highways

Drivers on Malaysian highways must drive cautiously.


EPF building fire

Let us have the true report on the cause of the fire on EPF building in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia.


Tuesday, February 13, 2018

EPF building on fire

This morning, the EPF building in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, was on fire. There were no casualties. Regular checks of fire prevention facilities are essential.


Monday, February 12, 2018


While AWAS (CCTVs) is set up in various areas to improve road safety, the enforcement must be truly professional.


Sunday, February 11, 2018


There are over 1000 types of crypto-currencies in the world. Malaysian Government does not recognise nor ban the currencies. Very volatile. Be cautious.


Friday, February 09, 2018

Winter Olympics

The Winter Olympics opening in Pyeongchang was spectacular. North and South Korean teams marched together. US Vice-President Mike Pence sat just in front of Kim Jong-un's sister. Did they talk?


Thursday, February 08, 2018

Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

Kim Jong-un sends his sister with North Korean team to join South Korean team for Pyeong Chang Olympics (-10 degree C). Trump despatches Mike Pence to prevent North Korea from stealing the show.


Wednesday, February 07, 2018

University of Malaya 46th position

The Times Higher Education
Asia University Rankings shows University of Malaya in the 46th position and University of Tunku Abdul Rahman 99th.
They and other Malaysian universities can do better, looking at the top three, National University of Singapore, Xin Hua University and Beijing University.

The Government must not reduce research allocations to universities.


Children online

A forecaste shows that by 2020, there may be 725 million of children online in the world. They are exposed to good and bad. The good things include getting knowledge. Malaysia is well known for child pornography online.


Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Jakim, respect and harmony

Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (Jakim) stresses moderation, respect and harmony during the Chinese New Year.

Multiracial Malaysia must be always based on moderation, respect and harmony.


Monday, February 05, 2018

US nuclear plan

US is modernizing it's nuclear weapons. China and Russia are watching. Can the world be free of nuclear bombs?


Sunday, February 04, 2018

Education Minister

Malaysian Education Minister must study the effects of current curriculum on teachers and students. Does the present system bring benefits or suffering?


Saturday, February 03, 2018

1500 CCTV in housing areas

City Hall Kuala Lumpur spends nearly RM20 million for CCTV on public housing and people's housing project to improve security.  It also needs stricter measures on litterbugs such as effective enforcement.


Smaller nuclear warheads

Nuclear weapons destroy. As she tries to stop North Korea having nuclear weapons, US wants smaller nuclear warheads to counter Russia.


Friday, February 02, 2018

Alzheimer's protein

Alzheimer's disease, dementia, is serious. Scientists are testing proteins of the disease. It takes a long time to know if this type of tests will help.


Thursday, February 01, 2018

Stricter monitor of food

Datuk Seri Dr Subramaniam says that the authorities are investigating the case of five people feeling dizzy after taking a certain drink. Stepping up the monitor of all types of food is important.


Abused '265' girls

Malaysia must always be cautious. The convicted US gymnastic doctor, Larry Nassar, abused '265' girls.