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Scrapping RON95 & Diesel Subsidies – Why It Will Do More Harm Than Good

Najib administration has done the unthinkable – to scrap the fuel subsidy of RON95 petrol and diesel altogether. Starting next month, December, the prices of RON95 petrol and diesel will be based on a managed float system. Note that this is based on “managed” and not “freely” float system. Thus, unlike in U.S. where one […]

... written on Nov 24 2014

Badminton Scandal – Was Lee Chong Wei His Own Worst Enemy?

If there’s one thing that can unite Malaysians regardless of race and religion, it has to be sport. Badminton is the only sport that put Malaysia on the world map. In fact, you can’t think of anything else that would make Malaysians proud other than badminton. Certainly not corruption index, university ranking, MH370 or MH17, […]

... written on Nov 13 2014

Here’s Your Money – Badass Nasi Lemak Prince Pays S$19,000 In Fishy Coins

It all began in 2010 when 34-year-old Mr Lester Ong Boon Lin wanted to trade in the blue Aston Martin V8 Vantage that he had bought for S$550,000 for a new Bentley GT which costs about S$770,000. Mr Ong was supposed to top up the difference. In an agreement between Mr Ong and Exotic Motors, […]

... written on Nov 11 2014

Here’re Steps To Get Your Honda Defective Airbags Replaced By Honda Malaysia

In 2004, an air bag exploded in a Honda Accord in Alabama, shooting out metal fragments and injuring the car’s driver. Strangely, Honda and its Japanese air bag supplier deemed it “an anomaly” and did not issue a recall or seek the involvement of federal safety regulators. Last month, after 139 injuries caused by air bags […]

... written on Oct 20 2014

Watch Out – Top 20 Cars Which Get The Most Traffic Tickets

Beware car owners, if you drove a red car, you would most likely stopped by police officers. Whether it’s a fact or simply a myth that red car owners would attract police attention and hence traffic tickets remains a mystery. It could be due to the perception that most sporty or high performance cars were […]

... written on Oct 15 2014

The Bravest & Luckiest Toll Offender – $342,000 Unpaid Fines Slashed By 95%

She is perhaps the bravest traffic offender on planet Earth. Between July 2009 and December 2013, she had been travelling on EastLink and CityLink without paying a penny. Meet 27-year-old Isabelle Mares Weir, an Australian driver who had accumulated a jaw dropping 1,196 infringement warrants for total fines of $342,050 (£212,000; RM1.1 million). Her warrants, […]

... written on Oct 03 2014

Busy With Your Smartphone While Driving? Watch Out, Here Comes The Tracking Gadgets

Did you notice how drivers nowadays dangerously looking at their smartphone while driving on the road? And when you stop at traffic lights, you can bet your last penny that the driver next to you are checking their email or facebook – guaranteed. Well, that’s about to change – General Motors, the largest US automobile […]

... written on Sep 02 2014









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