The Importance of Sales Skills

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Many of you have worked in some type of sales job at one point or another in your lives. Whether it was at McDonald’s, Amway, or at the supermarket, here’s what you’ve learned from the experience, whether you know it or not! People Skills You’ve dealt with a lot of people, and unless you were […]


Buying a Phone: Retailer vs Telco

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A few years ago, Malaysia’s telco giants began selling phones right from their centres, contract-bound, and they never looked back. Now, as consumers, we’re spoilt for choice when it comes to places to buy our phones. We have telcos (Maxis, DiGi, Celcom and uMobile), authorised resellers (shops that don’t carry the brand names of Apple, […]


Free Apps for Your Travel Needs

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Has the travel bug bitten you yet this holiday season? November and December represent the longest unbroken holidays for school-going kids, so that’s when they’ll start clamouring for that trip that you’ve been putting off for the past year because they had school. Crowding is a bad enough an ordeal to endure during these times, […]


Reasons to Pay a Higher Down-Payment

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If you’re new to real estate with a small fund to start with, you’re probably worried about the high loan rejection rates by Bank Negara Malaysia, which is reportedly as high as 70%, although several states such as Penang has tried to overcome this problem by creating new, lower-value categories of affordable housing, for starters, […]


The Importance of Good English

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For years now, our leaders have been oscillating between advocating for the English language and upholding the importance of our mother tongue, the Malay language. The concern led to the PPSMI program, where Mathematics and Science subjects were taught in English – only to be aborted in just six years, when just a single batch […]


Places to Visit Before They Disappear!

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Holiday Here While You Still Have the Chance! Hotter summers, shrinking ice caps, and more frequent droughts and floods aren’t the only effects of global warming. You’ll also find that some holiday spots are in danger of being wiped out of existence if something isn’t done to solve the matter. So what are you waiting […]