27 August, 2008
According to the news media, meteorologists dispatched eight planes to release rain dispersal chemicals and fired 241 rockets into incoming clouds to ensure a dry Beijing Olympics closing ceremony.
26 August, 2008
25 August, 2008
The problem is very real and also need some kind of common sense to solve. However, it really needs the prime minister to give them a ride and without any police entourage, then he can experience the transportation problem himself. Hopefully, that will not be the end of it because the problem has been the same ever since and it will become worst if nothing is being done due to the population increase and due to the high fuel price.
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24 August, 2008
Refer to my previous post here about the connection problem in this area.
Now here is what the service look like.
The 3G bar dwindles between 2 or 3 bars. Sometimes the bar goes down to only one bar. The HSDPA high speed broadband is available as shown by the letter "H".
Well we are glad that the service is being resumed even though the connection strength is only two or three bars. Hopefully, they will keep improving the service from time to time. With that kind of service will improve on the digital divide within the area. Also, hopefully that they will improve on their customer support aspects which problem has been highlighted in my previous post.
23 August, 2008
Is the quantum of decrease big enough to affect your standard of living? One thing for sure is that the price of foods will never be lowered whenever the fuel price is being reduced. Thus, by gaining one or two liters of fuel for every fill will not affect much your savings.
So, it is better for you not to start changing your fuel saving driving behavior.
22 August, 2008
In Mexico, according to the report, they use the implant chips embedded under their skin to enabled them to be traced in case they were being kidnapped since the kidnapping rate in Mexico is very high.
if you are interested, there is a company that can do it for you. However, you have to pay monthly fees for the service.
11 August, 2008
That is why human behaviour is still the main factor contributing to the high accident rates.
09 August, 2008
According to a report by Berita harian, 9 August 2008, the number of road accident fatalities involving motorcyclists increases within the past six months. According to the Director general of Jabatan Keselamatan Jalan Raya (JKJR), the increases might be due to the increases in motorcyles registrations due to the increase in fuel price.
The following are some statistics from the report.
January until June 2008 : 3,305 fatal accidents
January until June 2007: 3,015 fatal accidents
Increases of about 9.6% or 290 fatalities within the time period (211 fatalities involved motorcyclists and pillion riders).
Motorcycles registration increases by 30% in the past 6 months according to the director General of Jabatan Keselamatan Jalan Raya (JKJR), Datuk Suret Singh.