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Man arrested for singing 'Kung Fu Fighting'Man arrested for singing 'Kung Fu Fighting'

Police arrested a singer on racism charges after a man reportedly of Chinese descent complained about his performance of the song "Kung Fu Fighting," according to reports. 

Simon Ledger, 34, told Britain's The Sun newspaper that he and his band were performing the 1970s classic at the Driftwood Beach Bar on the Isle of Wight off the southern coast of England.
"We were performing Kung Fu Fighting, as we do during all our sets," he told the newspaper. "People of all races were loving it. Chinese people have never been offended by it before."
But Ledger told The Sun an Asian man walking by with his mother hurled an expletive and made an obscene hand gesture at the performers during the Sunday afternoon performance, then took a photo with his cell phone.
"We hadn't even seen them when we started the song. He must have phoned the police," The Sun quoted him as saying.
The man claimed he was "subjected to racial abuse," police told BBC News, and complained to the police the same evening.
'I thought it was a joke' Ledger told The Sun that police called him later that evening — while he was eating at a Chinese restaurant — to arrange a meeting. It was at that meeting that police arrested him, Ledger said.

The BBC report said police released Ledger after his arrest, intending to question him further at a later date.
"An investigation into this allegation is continuing to establish the full circumstances surrounding what happened," a Hampshire Constabulary spokesman told the network.
"I thought it was a joke but they were serious," Ledger told The Sun. "They seemed pretty amazed but said the law is the law and it was their duty. It's political correctness gone potty (a British term for crazy)."
The owner of the bar defended Ledger, telling the newspaper that he doesn't believe the song or the singer are racist, and that there "is no way he would abuse anyone."


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The damaging roads..

Posted by:Amanda

19 years living in this lovely village is enough for me to see the ups and downs happened for many years. You might say that it is too early for me evaluate or to judge the condition of this village but if even young children can feel the painful condition that is haunting the villagers now, what do you think I feel about this?
What I am trying to put emphasis on today is about the situation of the roads in this village. The bloody roads are undeniably pathetic. This is not an issue about ugliness but this is all about safety. With potholes here and there, loosened rocks and stones where there’s supposed to be smooth and solid tarmac, where cars can be driven smoothly, but alas, the road condition is making car owners and drivers to grind their teeth every time. Those who owned big 4 wheel drives can afford to smile but what of those small car owners, who can only afford Kancil or Kelisa? The roads are damaging and those small cars cannot endure the situation. Please do not expect everyone to buy a fancy car because not everyone can afford it. So, who’s to blame?

We are still waiting for movements. The pictures are better than the actual condition..


Job Vacancy

I accidentally found this ads while i am doing my research on 'How To Write Good Ads' and this is really..hmmm

Seriously people, what is in her mind when she wrote this ads?

OK seriously? Will you apply for this job?

Something wrong with the Boss don't you agree with me? Haiya..LOL!


Tips - On Airasia Help Desk!

Another Tipsy for those who have a problem with Air asia..

Being someone who have to travel quite frequent, and have to manage my own flight (i still can't afford to hire PA to manage it he he) so yea, i learn quite a few do and don't about flight. I experience quite a few things about flights, tickets, check in and yea stuffs.

Recently i was booking  AirAsia ticket online, using my Maybank2u- well unfortunately. I wish i just use my crdt card. Usually after successfully made the payment, Airasia(AA) will automatically send the itinerary with the booking number to my email. But not this time. So i need AA to send me my itinerary.

I need to confirm that there's no problem with my flight, so i had 4 options:

1. AirAsia Service Center :
    No : 600859999
    Charges : RM1.95/minute (If you book using Crdt Card it will save you RM4 because you just give them the crdt card number and walla they can retrieve your details!)

2. Tweet - @askairasia

3. Email - will redirect you to :
               : so you have to fill in the form and bla bla bla

4.LIVE Chat : Which they have a limited access and you NEED to have your BOOKING NUM : If you are going to ask about 'What-your-booking-num-is-AA-never-send' then don't bother to click LIVE Chat.

FYI, none give me what i requested - for a simple 'Please send my itinerary'

I call service center they said they will resend my itinerary. This costs me RM30
After few days they never resend.
I tweet to @askairasia well no response. When you have tweeter, it suppose to be only delay what 1 or 2 minutes...I waited for hours none. Costs me 3 hours waiting.

I click on LIVE Chat . Well as i mention above i dont have the booking number, so yea don't bother, they just waste your time.

Finally..I have to call back to Service center which costs me another RM10.

At this time, i am still waiting for their email.

So people..think about it. You pay RM49 for the tickets, but you will spend another RM50 to call them because of their poor service? So actually your ticket costs RM100.

P/s - Not to mention the time you spent to 'sakit hati' and feel like want to kill someone..If that cost you a lot..Because well, God already mark you as BAD  :)


Tips on Firefly-From my experience

Firefly  is wholly owned by MAS and  sometimes offer cheap flights inside Malaysia. Just to share my experience on Firefly: not to complains just for information :)

Ok from Kota Kinabalu, you will need to depart from KKIA, NOT T2. Remember that Firefly is owned by MAS, so it will fly from KKIA. That is why the airport tax is more expensive which is RM70 for both departure and arrival airports. It will landed at KLIA.

Before buying the ticket, maybe its good to check if you will bring lots of luggage or not. If not, you can unchecked the 'Check in Luggage' which will cost you RM38 one way. This will save you RM76 for 2 ways. Please note that Firefly will automatically choose 'Check in Luggage' for 2 ways if you buying ticket for 2 ways. You can't select you want to check in only for either one.

My Advice : If you think your luggage will be only like 10kg - 30kg, just pay RM30 when you check in, it's worth your money :)

Landed at KLIA, there is no direct bus to KL Sentral. You have 2 choices:
a. Using KLIA Express- This will cost you RM35 but it's awesomely fast and convenient. Only 28 minutes to KL Sentral.

b. Using Bus to Terminal 2, to catch skybus to KL Sentral. This will cost you less than RM20. Will take more than 1 hour to get to KL Sentral. IF you bring lots of luggage, this will be quite difficult for you :)

So yea, when you see the promo on the website for RM45 tickets, please note that you will need to add RM35 for airport tax and RM38 for luggage.

The Math to KL Sentral:
RM45 + RM35 + RM38 = RM118
KLIA Express : RM35

With Luggage checked in: RM153
Without Luggage : RM115

Most people didn't really do some homework on their flight calculation before buying. We have MAS, Firefly and Airasia, so choose wisely and you can get good price! :)


Info traffic - Jabatan keretapi Sabah

 :) saja sy mencari info pasal keretapi sabah, tia pernah gia naik.. macam mau p Tenom pula lain kali naik keretapi..
bah nih dia pya website kalau mau cek tambang :

Nanti klu sy sdh naik sy kestau la apa2 info tambahan :)...Sepa2 sdh naik ah?


Negara, not negeri, status for Sabah

KUALA LUMPUR: Sabah was supposed to retain its “negara” or national status in a series of arrangements to ensure that the rights of Sabahans would forever be protected during the formation of Malaysia.
This little known fact was revealed at a national conference on marginalised communities, which arrested the attention of the participants.

They were told that the ideals that gave rise to the birth of a new nation in 1963 have, however, been eroded until those rights have all but disappeared.
“Sabah was given the understanding that it was to remain a national entity within the Malaysian Federation, which was to be a partnership of four national units – Sabah, Sarawak,  Singapore  and Malaya,” deputy president of CigMa or Common Interest Group Malaysia, Daniel John Jambun, said in his presentation titled “Lest We Forget”.
Elaborating further, he said: “We were to remain as a ‘negara’ (nation), not to become a ‘negeri’ (state).
“What eventually transpired was a process during which Sabah (like Sarawak) became one of the 13 states in Malaysia, no longer on the same status as Malaya, but just one of the states.”
Later, Jambun said that it was also the reason why Sabah’s head of state was officially called Yang di-Pertua Negara from 1963 till the early 1980s when the title was changed and reduced to Yang di-Pertua Negeri.
Jambun’s paper was based on a book of the same name authored by Dr Chong Eng Leong who agreed to have his book  presented as a conference paper to the 220 delegates.
Chong’s book outlines the major losses Sabahans have suffered since independence due to various national policies following the formation of Malaysia.
Chong’s book focused on the “KL-encouraged” influx of Muslim illegal immigrants from Indonesia and Mindanao in the southern Philippines that served to dilute the once majority Christian native population in Sabah.

Unkept promise of autonomy
Jambun charged that the federal government was being disingenuous by claiming that the state had enjoyed tremendous development and numerous benefits since the formation of Malaysia.
“Under Umno, which took over the Sabah government from Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) in 1994, Sabah has ended up becoming the poorest state in Malaysia despite its vast natural wealth God has given us.
“Other than the economic losses, we also suffered loss of major rights and autonomy, as listed in the book, ‘Lest We Forget’,” Jambun said.
He said that a scrutiny of the 20-point agreement clearly showed that Tunku Abdul Rahman and other Malayan and Singapore leaders had promised autonomy or self-determination for Sabah, including retaining its own revenues.
It was a promise that has not been kept, he said.
“In fact, as a strategic move to ‘Malayanise’ Sabah, the population of the state was increased drastically through dubious means, mainly through the infamous ‘Projek IC’ or ‘Projek Mahathir’, which is to give Malaysian identity cards to Muslim illegal immigrants in Sabah to enable them to register as voters and thus change the political landscape.
“Through this project, the population of Sabah dramatically rose to 3.2 million, of which 1.5 million are bona fide Sabahans and 1.7 million foreigners.

“About 70,000 of these foreigners were registered as phantom voters and distributed throughout the constituencies in Sabah to give greater advantage to the ruling BN candidates to win elections.
“This strategy was then complemented by the infamous decision to implement what is called gerrymandering of constituency boundaries to give greater representation to Muslim-majority seats, thus outnumbering the non-Muslim natives,” he said, adding that the obvious manipulation has resulted in Sabah being dubbed BN’s “fixed deposit”.
Jambun also charged that the increase in Muslim-native seats and the reduction in Christian-native ones was made with the intention of forcefully and permanently changing the state’s demography.
This way, there would be more Muslims, thus depriving others of their rights, he said, adding that the issue of disenfranchisement would be brought to international attention.

Citing the revelation in Chong’s book, he disclosed that in the 1970 census, the mostly Christians and pagan Kadazandusuns numbered 215,811, Muslim Bajau and Iranun numbered 77,271 and Malays 18,362.
However, the 2000 census showed that the Kadazandusuns numbered 564,600, while the Bajau and Iranun 343,200, but the Malay suddenly stood at an astonishing 303,500.
He said that in the 1960 census, there was no Malay registered in Sabah, but just Bajau and Iranun.

‘Project Mahathir’ revealed
Jambun said that four people – Hassnar Ebrahim, Hassan Hamid, Yakup Damsah and Jabarkan Napi – cited in Chong’s book had been involved in recruiting new Malaysians by giving them identity cards.
He said that Hassnar, who is now Batu Sapi PKR head, had even revealed that there was a meeting in January 1986 chaired by the late Megat Junid Megat Ayob, then deputy home minister, detailing the mechanics of how foreigners were issued Malaysian identity documents.
Hassnar claimed that present at the meeting were former chief secretary to the government Ahmad Sarji Abdul Hamid, three top police officers from Bukit Aman, Sabah director of Immigration Dusmi Ibrahim, director-general of Immigration Halim Harun, a deputy director-general of the National Registration Department, a principal private secretary by the name of Azmin, Yahya Lampong and Hassnar himself.
“As Hassnar revealed, when one of them objected to this treacherous act, he was told by Megat Junid that prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad had approved it.

“This testimony was also given under oath during a trial to hear the 1999 Likas election petition filed by Chong, and that the testimony was not challenged,” Jambun said.
He added that Jabarkan, an ex-ISA detainee like Hassnar, also disclosed that there was a Sabah Umno special task force formed in 1991 to recruit foreigners who were then issued with Malaysian ICs and registered as Umno members and also included in the electoral rolls.
According to Jabarkan, office-bearers of the special task force for 1991-1993 were Musa Aman (currently Chief Minister) as director, Yahya Hussin as deputy director, Jabarkan himself as secretary and the late Malek Chua as treasurer. The team targeted 30 of the then 48 state
constituencies in an attempt to oust PBS from power.

Jambun said that he doubt the current Umno leadership would dare sue those who had revealed the clandestine activities in Projek Mahathir for it would open a can of worms.
The one-day National Human Rights Conference on the Future of Marginalised and Minority Communities in Malaysia was co-organised by CigMa, Sarawak Dayak National Union (SDNU), Sarawak Dayak Iban Association (SADIA), Hindu Rights Action force (Hindraf), Borneo Resources Institute (BRI) and London-based Human Rights Foundation.

Also present were Kita president Zaid Ibrahim, CigMa chief Jeffrey Kitingan, who is also leader of United Borneo Front (UBF) and Hindraf adviser, N Ganesan.

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MAAU To Meet Ministry's Sec-Gen Over Ranau Training Proposal

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 18 (Bernama) -- The Malaysian Amateur Athletics Union (MAAU) officials will meet Youth and Sports Ministry secretary general Datuk Mohid Mohamed over its request for a RM3 million funding to conduct an athletic training in Ranau, Sabah.

Its president, Datuk Seri Shahidan Kassim said the MAAU had sought a meeting with Mohid after the National Sports Council (NSC) rejected its proposal.

The NSC rejected the proposal on the basis that it would be a waste of fund and unsuitable as the Ranau Sports Complex is situated at a high altitude.

Shahidan said the MAAU's meeting in Perlis on Sunday unanimously agreed to pursue the matter with the ministry.

"We will explain to the ministry's secretary-general on the rational of shifting the training venue from the Bukit Jalil Sports Complex to Ranau," he said when contacted Tuesday.

The MAAU had complained that national athletes track workouts at Bukit Jalil had always been distracted by training conducted by athletes from other sports.

The MAUU has drawn up plans for 72 athletes to undergo an intensive training in four phases, starting next month as part of its preparation for the SEA Games in Indonesia in November.


I wish for transperancy - Pembangunan kampung

 Well i was looking at this website from some Kampung di Melaka :  , Siuk kn. They are very transparent with what they have, what they do, what they need. Mungkin our kampung can make this as a very good example.

This is for everyone. mean orang kampung dapat tengok sendiri:

1. Pelan pembangunan Kampung
2. perincian Bajet untuk semua projek
3. perlaksanaan Projek

Then orang kampung bole nilai sendiri apa masalah diri sendiri kenapa kampung masih teruk sedangkan sudah nampak semua yg cuba pihak yang berkenaan buat.

Pastu kita semua xpayah sdh byk alasan kenapa xtau apa yg berlaku di kampung. Well kalau kita semua bole spend time di Facebook, komen2 gambar sana sini, bole juga tu kita spend time dlm 5 minit baca apa perkembangan kampung. And semua bole contribute untuk bincang kenapa, apa masalah, semua.

Easier said than done, tapi why not kan. Kita try start pelan pelan :)

For me , we dont have to point fingers. Tapi...bila baitu jalan tu kana kasi bikin..bikin stress juga baitu..he he he...


11 Items Listed Under Price Control Scheme For CNY 2011

LABIS, 23 Jan (Bernama) -- Eleven controlled items, including pork, have been listed under the Price Control Scheme in conjunction with the Chinese New Year celebration to ensure traders do no manipulate their prices.

Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said that effective this year, traders were no longer required to apply for a licence to sell the items.

The reason being that it was reported that the regulation only inconvenient the traders because of the short enforcement period, which was less than two weeks, he told reporters after a visit to the Labis Market on Sunday.

Ismail Sabri said the 11 controlled items listed were chicken (including live chicken, standard chicken and super chicken), chicken eggs (grade A, B and C), imported round cabbage, white pomfret, large white prawns, pig intestine, pork and lard.

The price for live chicken is RM6.10 per kg, standard chicken (RM7.20/kg), super chicken (RM8.05/kg), grade A chicken (36sen each), grade B chicken egg (35sen each), grade C chicken egg (34 sen each), round cabbage imported from Indonesia and China, except Beijing (RM3.20 per kg)/per kg).

The price for other items are white pomfret (RM38.00 per kg), large white prawn (RM33.00 per kg), pig intestine (RM22.00 per kg) and pork and lard (RM16.00 per kg).

He said the prices were based on the price in Kuala Lumpur and that the price lists in other areas and states would be distributed to traders and wholesalers soon.

"During the price control period, traders are not allowed to sell above the ceiling price," he added.

Ismail Sabri reminded traders to display the items listed with pink price tags to differentiate them from the uncontrolled items, adding that action could be taken against those who failed to do so.

On the opposition harping on the increase on prices of goods in the campaign for the Tenang by-election, he said there was no increase in prices of essential items like cooking oil, flour and rice.

"So, the promise by the opposition that they will be able to reduce the price is baseless," he added.

The Tenang state by-election is called following the death of its incumbent Barisan Nasional (BN) assemblyman, Datuk Sulaiman Taha, last Dec 17.

The by-election, which polling is on Jan 30, will witness a straight fight between BN's Mohd Azahar Ibrahim, 39, and Pas' Normala Sudirman, 38.


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