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2008 Malaysian & Sabah elections: my mini thoughts

I am far from being a political person, but who in this country can ignore the heat of the upcoming election? I especially am looking forward to the official candidacy list which will be released this weekend. I’ve heard a lot of gossip surrounding potential Sabah candidates under the National …

New RM50 bank note

A Giuk.net feed posted by Jolene caught my attention concerning the new fifty ringgit bank note she received. Being me, I had to make sure that the info was legit, so I went straight to the official web site of Bank Negara Malaysia (the national treasury), and managed to get …

Selamat Hari Merdeka

A half-century ago on this day, Malaya was finally free from British rulership. The states of Sabah (North Borneo), Sarawak (West Borneo) and Singapore officially joined six years and 16 days later to form the initial Malaysia, therefore escaping the fate of colonization from the English as Malaya had. A …