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JPJ’s on WhatsApp!

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Is Twitter not fast enough, Facebook not viral enough, or police station reports not straightforward enough for you? Well, now JPJ has chosen to open a WhatsApp hotline for your complaints, so it should be faster than ever! What is JPJ’s WhatsApp Channel? JPJ’s WhatsApp channel is the Road Transport Department’s latest bid to ensure road safety for all its ...

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Waze’s Raya Rush Hotspots Alert

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Hari Raya is but a week away, and for Malaysians, it’s either time to celebrate, or time to enjoy an extended weekend holiday. That said, though, as Hari Raya is one of the major festivals in Malaysia, it also means that travelers will have to gear up for the dreaded exodus and resultant traffic jam. But don’t worry, because Waze ...

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Samsung Pay is Launching Tomorrow!

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Featured image via Samsung Malaysia Are you looking for a chance to win a Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge or a Galaxy Wireless Charger? Then head over to KLCC Centre Court between tomorrow and next Tuesday (24 February 2017 — 28 February 2017) to attend the launch of the Samsung Pay service and try grab them! What is Samsung Pay? Samsung ...

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Simplify: Your Best Friend for Data!

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Have you ever been frustrated looking for much-need Wi-Fi overseas? Thanks to Malaysian entrepreneur Yen Pei Tay, that may soon be a thing of the past. His app, Simplify, aims to do away with the furious hunt for cheap Wi-Fi (or any Wi-Fi zone, for that matter) whenever you’re overseas or simply lacking your own data source, and the idea ...

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Beware of AWAS!

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Featured image via SAYS Come April 2017, the Automated Awareness Safety System (AWAS) which was delayed by almost year from its original launch date of May 2016 will start operations, so for those who tend to drive recklessly, it’s time to be careful! What is AWAS? The conveniently-acronymed AWAS actually makes use of both the Automated Enforcement System (AES) and ...

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How Long Should Your Holiday Be?

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A month-long holiday in the country of your dreams sounds like the trip of a lifetime, and for many people, it probably is. It isn’t easy to ditch work, family, children, education, and pretty much everything else to go traipsing out of the country just at the drop of a hat. Short, weekend trips, however, stretched to spill just past ...

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Stay Connected Overseas with Celcom’s 7-Day 3-in-1 Pass!

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Featured image via Celcom Roaming used to be an expensive, one-day affair, which doesn’t always make sense when most of us go overseas for days at a time. Well, no more of that — Celcom’s 7-day, 3-in-1 Pass is the perfect way to keep in touch with friends and family while you’re off gallivanting on your year-end holiday! What Does ...

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The Price of Citizenship

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Once a citizen, always a citizen – or is it? The Malaysian diaspora is a well-lamented problem. Talent Corporation Malaysia Berhad (TalentCorp) tried to curb some of this brain drain by introducing the Returning Expert Programme (REP) to attract Malaysians to return home and the Residence Pass-Talent (RP-T) to retain skilled expatriates in Malaysia. These programmes assess the individual based ...

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