Malaysia Uncut

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Bush’s Sudoku Initiative

By Andy Borowitz

Bush Launches Sudoku Offensive

President Bush announces an ambitious new Sudoku plan and says he will complete up to 20 puzzles a day.

President George W. Bush used the occasion of the NATO summit in Latvia today to unveil an ambitious plan for the remainder of his term in office, vowing to complete up to twenty Sudoku puzzles a day between now and 2009.
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Thursday, November 30, 2006 Posted by | Trivia | Leave a comment

The most-shared video clip in the world!

November 29, 2006

‘Star Wars Kid’ most-shared vid

TORONTO (CP) – The most-shared video clip in the world is apparently that of a 15-year-old Quebec teen known as the “Star Wars Kid.”

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An Internet study conducted by the British firm the Viral Factory found that the clip of Ghyslain Raza wildly swing a golf ball retriever as though it were a light sabre was forwarded an estimated 900 million times.

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Thursday, November 30, 2006 Posted by | News, Trivia, Videos | 4 Comments

Malay rights cannot be challenged

DATUK Siti Nurhaliza - a tension reliever at the assembly

        KUALA LUMPUR 16 NOVEMBER 2006:

   DATUK Siti Nurhaliza – a sobering presence

 

“Malay rights cannot be challenged, otherwise the Malays will run amok and the May 13 (1969) riots will happen all over again.”

“The non-Malays are challenging us, it is time to raise our voices and defend the race and Islam.”

“We are willing to risk lives and bathe in blood to defend our race and religion. Don’t play with fire. If they mess with our rights, we will mess with theirs.”

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Wednesday, November 29, 2006 Posted by | Commentary, Economy, Issues, Melayu, News, Politics | 1 Comment

AN FTA WITH THE U.S. WILL BENEFIT MALAYSIA


AN FTA WITH THE U.S. WILL BENEFIT
MALAYSIA

American Embassy Kuala Lumpur

March 9, 2006


CEMENTING MALAYSIA’S KEY ECONOMIC RELATIONSHIP


           
• A bilateral free trade agreement (FTA) with the U.S. would cement Malaysia’s most important economic relationship.  The U.S. is Malaysia’s largest export market and largest source of foreign investment.  Through an FTA, our economies, and our people, will grow closer, to the benefit of all.

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Tuesday, November 28, 2006 Posted by | Commentary, News | 1 Comment

FDI Alarm

by Dr Hsu Dar Ren


Declining FDI cause for concern

 

FDI (mymalaysia)

 

While we Malaysians are arguing over ‘who is marginalising who’ and concentrating on who gets what, the whole world is passing us by. Malaysia used to be a top destination for foreign direct investments (FDI). In fact, Malaysia was ranked fourth in the world (United Nations rankings) for FDI in 1990. But FDI flow into Malaysia has decreased steadily and Malaysia was ranked 62 last year. Continue reading

Tuesday, November 28, 2006 Posted by | Commentary | Leave a comment

XnView – multimedia viewer, browser and converter


XnView
(1.82/1.70) exists for Windows, MacOS X, Linux x86, Linux ppc, FreeBSD x86, OpenBSD x86, NetBSD x86, Solaris sparc, Solaris x86, Irix mips, HP-UX, AIX!

Pros
Impressive number of formats supported

Free for non-commercial or educational use

Highly customizable

Cons
Poorly written, incomplete help file

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Monday, November 27, 2006 Posted by | Software and Utilities | Leave a comment

500k – WordPress; 100k – mymalaysia


2 very good reasons for celebration. At about the same time, any time now, WordPress would be crossing the 500,000 blogs mark and mymalaysia would be entertaining its 100,000th visitor.

The drinks’ on us! 

Cheers!!!

Monday, November 27, 2006 Posted by | News, Trivia | Leave a comment

The Power of Nightmares: Baby It’s Cold Outside [Audio]

Should we be worried about the threat from organised terrorism or is it simply a phantom menace being used to stop society from falling apart?

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Monday, November 27, 2006 Posted by | Commentary, Issues, Others | Leave a comment

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