• Freebies,  Gatherings,  Malaysian Living,  Music,  Outings,  Shopping

    TM presents Everyone Connects with Urbanscapes 2011 + Giveaway!

    If you are living in KL and don’t know what Urbanscapes is, WHERE HAVE YOU BEENN? Urbanscapes is this awesome festival of music, arts, lifestyle and film all under one roof (well, actually one padang but you get the point). Go shopping at the bazaars, watch local arts perform or see works of art in action! In previous years, it was held in KLPAC which is rather hard to get to. This year, its held in a bigger and better place – Padang Astaka. And this year, the main sponsor is TM Everyone Connects – the people who brought you “Through My Window”. Plus, you can easily take public transport…

  • Malaysian Living,  News

    Puspel Syabas Water Interruptions / Gangguan Bekalan Air March 2011

    Wondering if your area will have water interruptions today? Check the info below I got from Puspel Syabas Facebook Profile notes HERE and HERE. For some reason its not clearly posted at the top. so you will have to look back at older wall postings to see the Notes link. They also seem to be updating more info on water interruptions around Kuala Lumpur on the Puspel Facebook Page and Twitter @puspel so make sure you follow em. Edit : Puspel has clarified that the notes below are scheduled interruptions. Unscheduled interruptions will be posted on their FB Wall or Twitter. @puspel : These notes r for today’s and tomorrow’s major scheduled water disruptions.…

  • Malaysian Living,  News,  Rantings

    My two cents on the #NajibCNY issue and how they got your email (and SMS?)

    A few days ago, a couple of people received and email from our Prime Minister @NajibRazak wishing them a happy Chinese New Year. Naturally, many were concerned on where he obtain their email addresses. At first I thought it was sent to people/bloggers who signed up for his tea parties and dinners that he has organized to meet and greet his online friends. This was not the case. Neither was it sent out to people who registered to vote. Amanz.my (full article in BM here) later reported that the email was obtained from “media prima database and others”. This information was in fact given by the CEO of Media Prima…

  • Blogging,  Malaysian Living,  News

    Berita Harian : Blogger Untung RM 1 Juta (Blogger earns RM 1 Million)

    So last sunday, the weekend pullout of Berita Harian called Berita Minggu ran a huge headline titled “Blogger untung RM1 juta” which loosely translates as “Blogger earns RM1 million” and featured a blogger with the caption “Blog saya pernah mencapai jumplah tertinggi kira-kira RM12,000 sebulan”

  • Malaysian Living,  News

    Malaysia (Cuti!) Public Holidays 2011

    It’s the end of the year, have you guys planned your leave yet? Looking at the holidays some suggested dates to take leave are : 31 Jan (Mon) & 2 Feb (Wed) to get 1 week off (for KL) 14 Jan & 16 May (Mon) to get a long, 4-day weekend Of course this is subject to which public holiday your company observes or gives in-lieu. Here’s a list of holidays which I split up by KL/Selangor and other States. Feel free to copy paste any of the tables below! Public Holidays in Kuala Lumpur & Selangor Date Holiday Applicable to 1 Jan (Sat) New Year All except Johor, Kedah,…