MALAYSIA did the right thing when it was decided in the mid-90s that the internet would not be censored. As a result we have a vibrant internet culture. Malaysians love blogging and updating their Facebook and Twitter timelines.
TABLETS seem to be the rage these days. Go to any Starbucks or trendy kopitiam and you'll see people tapping away at their tablets. But not everybody's a fan. BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins made some bold predictions, telling Bloomberg: "In five years I don't think there'll be a reason to have a tablet anymore."
THAT the ability to stay focused is critical to achieving excellence is something that most of us are probably aware of. It's something that seems so obvious. If you are able to focus obviously, you'll be able to achieve something more effectively and efficiently than if you are distracted.
I REMEMBER a time when a mobile phone was for phone calls and text messages. Today, almost everybody has a smart phone and even those who don't would have a feature phone that makes yesterday's smart phone look dumb.
THERE'S a song by classic rock band Queen called I'm In Love With My Car. I'm sure many guys can identify with that song for many guys literally love their cars. While I'm a huge fan of Queen, I don't quite love cars. To me, a car is just a means of transport; something that gets me from point A to point B.
Much has been written about MCA and Gerakan's decision not to join the cabinet following their poor performance in the recently concluded general elections.
WHEN Pakatan Rakyat managed to deny Barisan Nasional its traditional two-thirds majority in 2008, many wondered if it was just a fluke. As the saying goes, one swallow does not a summer make. Well, it's now two elections in a row where BN's two-thirds majority has been denied. It's pretty obvious that the two-party system is here to stay.
Malaysia’s most highly anticipated election has come and gone. Now, we are left with the results, which will have significant and long-lasting repercussion on all parties. Today, I’ll look how the parties fared in federal and state seats and the phenomenon known as the “Chinese tsunami”.
The results of highly anticipate GE13 was not something either party will be happy with. Pakatan Rakyat failed in its bid to take over Putrajaya. Meanwhile, Barisan Nasional failed to win back key states and a two-thirds majority in Parliament.