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The system of database collection in Malaysia is an unregulated
jungle out there, causing hardships and injustices to the average
consumer- time for reform
IT is impacting the daily
lives of the people, the popular press highlights all the hype, but the
impact of IT is not all positive. The average consumer is beginning to
feel the tyranny of the Information Technology and the brutality of the use
of the database, and the collection and dissemination of the data,
unregulated, uncontrolled- can be oppressive!
Time for the government
to take action to control this unregulated area, in keeping with civilized
nations throughout the World.
Read about the views from the other side
of the coin.
Thought provoking views, time is running out.
Parliament dragging its feet - why are the people's representatives not
acting on the interests of the people. United Kingdom, Germany, Italy and
even Hong Kong has such laws.
Data Protection Act- to protect
Bridge of No-Return
concerning the future of this Tourist State is often made without
consulting the people most effected, will this continue?
Those who do not learn from history.
State government's record of indecision and reckless unplanned development
and construction damaging the infrastructure and environment. One project after another, beginning with the KOMTAR
(tallest building in Penang), development of the hills, neglect of the ferry
service, neglect of the beaches, the Gerakan State Government stumbles
from one planning mis-step after another, continues unabated, creating a
grid-lock of traffic on the idylic island in the Sun - when will they ever
in a Taxi
drivers all over the world are chatty people, probably having to drive
strangers round and round will make them nuts if they do not have a
discharge valve. But, you hear the most interesting things in a Kuala
Lumpur taxi, especially since the government tries to gag them!
It has been known for sometime, that one of the
more interesting experiences when you get on a Kuala Lumpur taxi is the
views and news you learn from your taxi-driver. The Government, aware of
the feedback have always taken a negative view of what they believe is
"anti-government" propaganda spread by Kuala Lumpur Taxi drivers. Is it
true? Read about it from one experience.
The twin towers incident
an American dial-up for Emergency
service, ironically it is the date that changed America and the World
Is 911 solely an
American dilemma? Has 911 impact our lives in Malaysia and the rest of
Asia? Is it only with regard to our economy, with special reference to travel,
and therefore, Tourism? Is 911 merely the inconvenience that we experience
at the airports? Or is 911 a wake up call for all of us? Is 911 a global
wake-up call? We will discuss these issues from time to time on this