2012 is just around the corner. Time fly so fast. Are you ready for 2012 ? Be organize and plan your holidays by updating your Google Calendar with Malaysia’s Public Holiday for 2012.
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With Google Calendar not only you can update Malaysia’s Public Holiday, but also from other country like Europe and Asia. You also can get weather update, Islamic Holidays and your favorite football team fixture and result.
You also can get notification thru sms and email for your wife birthday and anniversary. This is important because sometime you will tend to miss it. So better be prepared. Plus you can make it annually, just set the date to notify you annually, so easy.
I woke up at 3:40 am just to see update on Ops Malaysia. Its look like, not only Anonymous hacker that trying to attack Malaysian Government but we have our own Malaysian hackers that called themselves Dragonforce that deface several Government site. This is unbelievable. We are under attack and this culprit joined the enemy.
Seriously we have enemy in our own country. I hope the Royal Malaysian Police will catch these Malaysian Hackers. Even the Royal Malaysian Police is under DoS attacked. The worst site hit should be sabahtourism.com, even without the gov.my, their site was hacked and leaked. Means almost all user database like username, password were displayed publicly. This is unacceptable! (more…)
Beware Malaysian, now Anonymus the famous hacker that hack for political purposes has turn their intention to Malaysia. I believe this got something to do when SKMM decided to block sharing site like piratebay, fileserve and etc. Action by SKMM has sparked the online news all over the world.
This entry is to create awareness among us that these fraudsters will become more creative to get your bank account number, PIN and password. Last time they use Petronas and Akademi fantasia as a bait. This time they use Bank Negara as their latest trick.
The latest modus operandi of the scam is as below:
1. Victim will receive a telephone call from a ‘bank’ to confirm a credit card transaction for the purchase of goods made oversea to be charged on the victim’s credit card. If you don’t have that particular bank’s credit card, they will convince you to believe that someone use your identity to apply for card credit. This will be depending on how much info they have about you.
2. Then the fraudster will advice victim to call Bank Negara Malaysia’s “Unit Kad Kredit Palsu”. The fraudster will provide the phone number off course!. The fraudster accomplice aka Bank Negara “officer” will entertain victim. At this stage, the Bank Negara “officer” will request for bank account details, PIN number and other information in order to illegally transfer out form the victim’s account. There are victim who even tranfer all their money to third party account for “safe keeping”. yeah rite!
I have been invited to a Business Conference in Saujana Hotel, Subang by one of my client last week. The objective of the conference is to gather all vendor and share our feedback on their business policy.
But what I want to share here is the humble opening speech and vision by the company CEO, YBhg Dato’ Sri Hj. Mahamad Fathil bin Dato’ Mahmood, father of Malaysian Equestrian and love horse sport very much.
Dato’ Seri in white sleeves on the left
He started as junior executive in Pernas after finishing MCKK . From there he got promoted to Supervisor and started his company 42 years ago. With his knowledge and business experience, he would like to share with us. He only go Hard Work University, where ? It’s in your head. Now he runs a few company with overhead cost half a billion ringgit. Remember, just overhead..so you can calculate how much money he make.
Actually, I was enlighten by his speech when he mentioned that what he is doing now is for the next world /akhirat.His vision is to see all small bumiputra vendors to succeed and stand on our own by the next ten years. He even mentioned that Dewan Perniagaan Melayu fails to help their member, by having one voice to push government. So by providing more Marketing Seminar, Vendor Development and Business Seminar , he hope that we can get the best business advise from his team.
A lot of company complained that they did not get an equal opportunity when submitting tender. They claimed that they work hard with R&D but still other supplier who get the same product online in the internet win the tender. But this kind of supplier even tough they can supply with 25% cheaper, usually do not have after sales services and repair cost will be higher since Government agency have to send the product it to Singapore or overseas.
There is one company that asked for advise on how to get distributor/dealer from over sea company. Because they claimed that they can do the job but foreign company refuse to give them sole distributor. Well, in my case we usually get the job first then get the distributor agency provided they have none agency here in Malaysia. So work with a new but potential foreign company :).
Money is not everything, its the deeds that count
I hope more business tycoon can help new business entrepreneur/bumiputra to develop and stand by our own feet without cable/godfather/political figure backing. If we have a genuine idea/great product than I believe , we can succeed in business. Hopefully by God willing. If we just want to be Alibaba, take the project and give it to 3rd party than we will not last long in this business.
We can get help from other non bumi, but learn from them. Don’t depend on them. Be transparent and with integrity.
We live in multiracial country peacefully and harmony.We don’t want to be like Thailand or Philippines.
It’s a big cake, so share the wealth with others. 🙂