Elections 101

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If you’ve been browsing our national news and blogs even sporadically for the past few months, you might have seen numerous rumours and guesses on when a Certain Event Will be Held. This refers to the next general election, but before we delve into the details, let’s get a brief overview of the electoral system […]


Facebook’s Profile Picture Guard

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The risk of Facebook identity theft may hopefully become a thing of the past with Facebook finally playing a pro-active measure in the prevention of identity theft, or more specifically in this case, photo theft. How Does It Work? Your friends recognise your Facebook profile primarily through your mutual friends, profile photos, and uploaded photos. […]


The Power of Teen-Driven E-Commerce

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The millennials may have the older generations shaking their heads, but their successors, Generation Z, are those who have fully breached the divide between the pre- and post-dot.com boom. Generation Z are the children who have grown up entirely familiar with electronic gadgets, the Internet, smartphones, and tablets, and they’re now entering their adolescent years. […]

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TIME Fibre Home Broadband Promo

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Have you ever wished for super-fast Internet speeds for your gaming or movie bingeing pleasure? TIME Fibre Home broadband might just be the one for you, and there are freebies up for grabs to boot! About TIME Home Broadband There are three different plans for you to choose from, depending on the speed you’re hoping […]


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 […]


What’s the Deal with EPF’s Akaun Emas?

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The way EPF handles your monthly monetary contributions is about to change. Previously, both you and your employer (if any) funnel those contributions to EPF, who then splits that amount 70:30 respectively into Account 1 and Account 2. Account 1 stood for the amount that you cannot withdraw no matter what until you’re 55 or […]


PTPTN Cracking Down on Errant Borrowers

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Featured image via FanFreedom.org Remember when PTPTN was considering blacklisting errant borrowers in the Central Credit Reference Information System (CCRIS)? Now it’s a dream (or nightmare) come true. You might want to sit up and pay attention to this one, because your credit rating isn’t something to be taken lightly. What is CCRIS? CCRIS, or […]