• White shoes, black shoes, how about giving them brand new school uniforms first?

    TOP, the No.1 brand in Malaysia brought back-to-school cheer to 500 children from selected NGOs from across the nation, through its ‘A Brighter Future with TOP’ CSR campaign. The campaign is in its 4th year of providing school uniforms and other back-to-school necessities to a total of more than 1,600 children from 18 homes. TOP collaborated with leading retailer, MYDIN to carry out the CSR fund raising campaign from November 15 to December 15, which saw 30 cents from the sales of selected TOP products from all MYDIN outlets nationwide channeled towards providing the back-to-school necessities for children aged between 7 to 17 years from 18 care organizations. The school necessities include a full school kit…

  • (Several) One Night In Bangkok

    We were in Bangkok in September for a short trip.  Decided to come back again during Christmas.  Wanting to experience the Christmas atmosphere at a city of which would expect the most influx of tourists during the Christmas and New Year period. The journey leaving Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 was a breeze, thinking the airport would be packed.  Anyway, it was packed. However, the MAHB and the airline companies have done a good job in ensuring all passengers welfare are taken off.  Though the toilet lines are rather long, especially for female.  The security checking was smooth, as compared to two weeks ago I was at the same airport.…

  • First Transparency Center

    Malicious and suspicious files shared by users of Kaspersky Lab products in Europe will start to be processed in data centers in Zurich, initiating the first part of a relocation commitment made by the company in late 2017 under its Global Transparency Initiative. The move reflects Kaspersky Lab’s determination to assure the integrity and trustworthiness of its products and is accompanied by the opening of the company’s first Transparency Center, also in Zurich. The relocation of data processing is part of a major infrastructure move designed to increase the resilience of the company’s IT infrastructure to risks of data breaches and supply-chain attacks, and to further prove the trustworthiness of…

  • How much you worth?

    While many of us have heard of, or even fallen victim to, cybercrimes such as data and identity theft, it seems that relatively few know the value of the information stolen from us. A new study from Kaspersky Labhas revealed that while our identity may not be worth a lot in terms of dollars, it is a significant asset to criminals in other ways. The research uncovered an appetite among cybercriminals for data stolen from popular services – including via social media accounts and remote access to gaming websites. User confusion about what their data is worth could result in a haphazard approach to security, making it all too easy for…

  • Adhere 13th Blues Bar

    We met our friend in Bangkok in our recent trip at Adhere 13th Blues Bar, which is located at Samsen Road.  We had hard time searching for it, as our Grab driver dropped us 150 meters away from the bar. Adhere 13th Blues Bar is located just opposite a flyover bridge.  You would see an old junk shop and probably confused over the entrance.  However, no fret, it is just next to the junk shop.  It is a narrow shop lot, with small stools for the patrons to enjoy the music.  It is best you get there earlier, as the place filled up very fast.  Adhere 13th Blues Bar is…

  • Botaneco Garden Combines Organic Chia Seed Oil and Honey For A Deeply Moisturising Hair and Skin Care Experience

    Guardian Malaysia has introduced the Botaneco Garden Organic Chia Seed Oil and Honey range, a nature inspired solution that deeply moisturises and protects dry skin and hair with the benefits of traditional home remedies[1],[2] minus the mess.  Themed ‘Be A Mess Free Beauty’ the launch held at A Cut Above Academy, highlighted the messy challenges of preparing DIY beauty remedies using chia seed and honey in a light-hearted take on YouTube tutorials, while sharing the benefits of the two ingredients for the real problem of dry skin and dry hair.  Air-conditioned environments, showers, blow drying hair on high heat and harsh personal care products that do not suit the skin and…

  • When everyone can fly, everyone can treat you like shit

    If given a choice, generally the clients would advise us to NOT board an AirAsia flight.  Reasons being, delayed and safety. The delay, I understood.  There were a few times some of the media, our colleagues and even clients boarded the AirAsia flights were late for the events, due to the flight delayed.  To be fair, the delay sometimes were due to weather, and ground control.  I am pretty sure AirAsia team would have done all they can to ensure punctuality.   So in terms of safety, this is subjective.  But after my recent flight with AirAsia to Penang, I think it is something which may have overlooked.  AirAsia used…

  • Learning about architecture photography from @rupajiwa

    Some background about @rupajiwa Studio.  Formed in 2000 by Wan Fuad and Airul Azli, Rupajiwa Studio or Rupajiwa has actively involved in several arts and cultural events. In 2006, Rupajiwa has organized and showcased their works in a joint-exhibition with a collective of experimental photographers in Sepetik Telunjuk Photo Exhibition in Tempinis Galeri Bangsar. Since then, Rupajiwa has been involved in several art exhibitions and collaborated with few local and international visual artists. Rupajiwa focused on Architectural Photography since 2008, serving top architecture firms, developers and private clients in Malaysia and Singapore and also several international assignments. Rupajiwa believes in manifesto of futurism, in which admired tectonics youth spirits, detailing…