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Malaysia, my only home?

Malaysia, my only home?

(Malaysian flag by Matt Trommer / Dreamstime) IN a July 2009 dialogue with Malaysian professionals and company representatives in Abu Dhabi, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak attributed Malaysia’s chronic brain drain to uncompetitive wages for professionals. If he is correct, then so are scores of exasperated blogs and hackneyed news articles. Nevertheless, his statement […]

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Green censorship?

Green censorship?

Going “green” properly requires many considerations (© Steve Woods / sxc.hu) FOR many of us, the colour green symbolises the environment. Individuals, organisations and countries are going green, not just because it’s popular but more importantly, because it’s crucial to the sustainability of this planet we call home. However, a recent “green” move by the […]

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Mobile world

Mobile world

(© Tracy Scott-Murray / sxc.hu)DO you remember the very first time you came across or used a mobile phone? Malaysia was actually the first country in Southeast Asia to introduce a cellular mobile network in 1985. The first sets I remember seeing were the Atur (Automatic Telephone Using Radio) 450 introduced by Telekom. They were […]

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