By Alvin Ung United Plantations – Carl Bek-Nielsen As our bright-red Mercedes Benz four-wheel drive screeched to a halt, Datuk Carl Bek-Nielsen, the blue-e
Piracy is often placed in the same bracket as stealing but, ironic as it may sound, owners of software, music and video can capitalise on it to gain market share before the eventual challenge of monetising their creations.
Immediate action is necessary to reassure the Malaysian public that the authorities have the situation under control. That’s why a holistic approach covering areas of the law, policing and the criminal justice system should be considered (Photo credit: Brandon Anderson, flickr). By Shahjanaz Kamaruddin Gun crimes are being reported on a daily basis in the … Read moreStemming the rising tide of crime
The SK Ba Kelalan may be short of amenities but not in community spirit in raising academic achievement despite being a remote school (Photo credit: Carolyn Hong) By Carolyn Hong Sited in a tranquil valley ringed by mountains in north Sarawak, Sekolah Kebangsaan Ba Kelalan is one of the more remote schools in Malaysia. Its buildings … Read moreLooking to old ways to lift education levels
There are over 37,000 taxis in the Klang Valley alone, a number which the Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) feels is too big for the city. On the demand side, most passengers can’t get taxis when needed, and are constantly concerned about their personal safety. From the supply side, taxi drivers struggle to earn a living … Read moreTaxi Frustration
According to the Centre for Aviation (CAPA), Malaysia already has a low cost carrier (LCC) penetration rate of 52.2% as at end-2012, the second highest in the region after the Philippines and an impressive fourth in the world. Is there still room to grow given the intense competition among LCCs?