Hopefully no more Chipsmore

26 10 2007

Arrived safely in Miri. Yesterday sis Elviza alerted me about the new blog in the blogosphear. Welcome Kak Ton. More write up about this blog from the father of All-Blog and also here, one of my favorate Blog.

Will there be another Chpsmore saying “Now you see now you don’t” about the Textbooks. Hopefully it’s true like what reported in the star.

Nation

Free textbooks by year’s end

KUALA LUMPUR: Come the new school year, parents will not have to worry about buying textbooks for their children. 

All schools nationwide should receive full delivery of books under the Textbook Loan Scheme before the end of the year. 

An Education Ministry official said letters on delivery dates had already been sent out to all schools. 

“Urban schools will receive the books before the start of the school holidays (Nov 17) while rural schools will receive them before December,” the official said when contacted yesterday. 

It has been announced under the 2008 Budget that the scheme will be extended to all students, irrespective of family income and with no restrictions on the number of eligible children.

The scheme will benefit 5.7 million students compared with 4.5 million now.  





Mama Rempit

19 10 2007

OMG…… As if our country don’t know what to do with the “billion of RM” (if any lah) in the country reserved. I think no way it could curbs the problems. Once a Mat Rempit will be forever Mat Rempit.

Azalina wants race tracks to stop Mat Rempit


19 October, 2007
KUALA LUMPUR: One way to curb the problems of Mat Rempit and illegal racing is to build race tracks in every district. Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Seri Azalina Othman Said, who made the suggestion, said state and local governments must designate areas for this purpose.
 Here’s the full report.





Minal’aidin Wal Faidzin

10 10 2007

Idhul Fitri is around the corner, Ramadan will be over and gonna be missed. To all my friends and visitors of Clemfour

 

Selamat Hari Raya Idhul Fitri 

1 Syawal 1428 H


Mohon Maaf Lahir & Batin

From Nora and Family

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Update:

Some more here: Elviza, Sheih, TokAsid, Capt.Yusof, MarinaM, Nuraina, Mat Salo, Black, and last but not the least Rocky’s Bru





Once upon a time HP6 said NO…NO to blog

10 10 2007


Chia: Don’t view blogs as threats

PENANG: Citizen journalism in the form of blogs should not be viewed as a threat to the Government.  Deputy Information Minister Datuk Seri Chia Kwang Chye said that citizen journalism through blogs presented an opportunity rather than a threat. 

“Blogs provide a valuable feedback mechanism for the Government. Such feedback provides useful checks and balances and helps the Government to improve its delivery services,” he said.  Read the rest of this entry »





The past 50 years

6 10 2007

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As I was surfing the net, I came across this little piece, which light, up my day.

When we were young

According to today’s regulators and bureaucrats, those of us who were kids in the 40’s, or 50’s probably shouldn’t have survived. 

Our baby cots were covered with brightly coloured lead-based paint which was promptly chewed and licked. 

We had no childproof lids on medicine bottles, or latches on doors or cabinets and it was fine to play with pans. Read the rest of this entry »





Fewer officers go AWOL

4 10 2007

Posted By rajlira On 4th October 2007 @ 00:01 In Local

Absenteeism among civil servants due to harassment by loan sharks have gone down: Deputy SS

KUCHING: Absenteeism among civil servants due to harassment by loan sharks (Ah Long) is no longer a major headache for the State government. Read the rest of this entry »





Datuk by merit

2 10 2007

Posted By rajlira On 30th September 2007 @ 10:00 In TheSundayPost

SOME years ago, a very senior officer from a Sarawak statutory body attended a top level board meeting in Kuala Lumpur and found himself in the awkward position of being the only person without an honorific title in attendance. Read the rest of this entry »