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My First Experience with UPKO Concert in Tamparuli, Sabah

I still remember when I was in my 20s, I’ve been to 3 huge concerts by Taiwanese singer A-mei and Hong Kong singers Leslie Cheung & Jacky Cheung respectively. The concerts were spectacular and by looking at the stage setup, you knew huge budget were spent to…

Significance of Completing MBA

Since young, I never agree getting good education guarantees better career opportunities. Maybe this is because my late mother never make such guarantee nor force us to get good grades. However, I still strive for excellence to prove to myself that I am equally good. I was so focus to…

Grassroots Innovation Movement & Perspectives

Grassroots innovation is a terminology where many Malaysians have misinterpret as rural innovation, including some of my younger colleagues in Malaysian Innovation Foundation (Yayasan Inovasi Malaysia – YIM), a non-profit organization entrusted to support the development of grassroots innovation in the country. This misinterpretation might arise due to the…

My Journey from Entrepreneurship to Employment

I’ve always been very independent since young owing to the good upbringing of my parent. While in secondary school, I did part-time job in garment factory almost on weekly basis to earn some pocket money. For those who are not aware, I was a fisherman’s…

The Power of Internet Business

There are lesser career opportunities nowadays and we often hear tens of thousands employees laid off due to global economy slowdown and also the increasing use of technology to replace labour intensive jobs. Yes, this is happening in Malaysia too especially in the area that I work in – Cyberjaya…

Everyday is New in South Africa

Being a single mother, life is always challenging for me. I am not saying it is tough but the accountability towards my son brings me more decisions to make everyday. Struggling between career and family, very often, I’ll choose family over everything else. I guess this is how…

My First Experience with Real Safari in South Africa

More than 10 years ago, I’ve been to the so-called “safari” in both Bangkok and Singapore, consist of mostly short distance tram rides. I was told these safaris were managed by a group of people and animals were fed by caretakers. Of course, I find…