Friday, January 30, 2009

Priceless Pain-"You Only Live Once"

Today finally got back from Lata Belatan after spent a night there camping.What a memorable one after a long time got through all those routine work.The cold, excitement, hunger, sleepy would always make all of us a better man for the future.hahhaha
So the month of February is upon us and this month surely bring a lot more.More work as the assignment will need to be completed. More money to be thrown away for all the assignment progress but then it is worth every little cent of it.The champion league will be re open again with the full list fixture of Europe top football club will fight with each other.The italian club will met the England and these fixtures promise a lot of exctement to all the football fan all over the world.Will be looking forward for this month and hopefully bring a lot of fun and joy.
End this writing with a lyrics from the stroke.A nice and catchy song with a lot of implied meaning from this one.Enjoy..Sayonara from Interisti

Experience camping with friends and nature.....priceless

"You Only Live Once"
OoooohSome people think they're always right

Others are quiet and uptight

Others they seem so very nice nice nice nice nice

oh oh

Inside they might feel sad and wrong

Oh no

29 different attributes

And only 7 that you like,

uh oh

20 ways to see the world,

oh oh

Or 20 ways to start a fight

Oh, don't, don't, don'tGet up

I can't see the sunshine

I'll be waiting for you baby'

Cause I'm through

Sit me down

Shut me up

I'll calm down

And I'll get along with you


Oh, men don't notice what they got

Women think of that a lot

1000 ways to please your man

oh oh

Not even one requires a plan.

I know

Countless odd religions too

It doesn't matter which you choose

One stubborn way to turn your back

This I've tried, and now refuse

Oh don't don't don't

Get up

I can't see the sunshine

I'll be waiting for you, baby'

Cause I'm through

Sit me down

Shut me up

I'll calm down

And I'll get along with you


Shut me up

Shut me up up up up up

And I'll get along with you...

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Less than Perfect

Tomorrow get to drive back to UDM already.Got some work to do before next week.Next week promise to bring more work. Hopefully i will be able to fulfill it all successfully.

As i read some of the article and journals this past few day i came across a debatable topic which i think involve all of us as a Malaysian which is Manglish.Manglish stands for Malaysian English and this topic had been argue by many people including politicians and educators. Our government has not taken strict action on this not as our neighbour Singapore who had already ban the use of Singlish there.

The Case For using manglish
It sounds ‘fake’ for Malaysians to speak proper English
Many Manglish speakers worry that if they talk properly, their friends will think that they are putting on airs. ‘Why you tok liedat ah?’ ‘You ting you are a matsalleh, is it?’
If you speak proper English, many Malaysians won’t understand
After all, there are many people in Malaysia who have an extremely limited grasp of English. If you use bombastic words and phrases (like ‘bombastic’), they will not understand. So to be understood, you need to speak Manglish.
Language is a communication tool
The purpose of language is to communicate. Manglish actually helps people to communicate better because it is easier to understand. Even in the world of business, people give presentations and write reports in Manglish.
It’s better to speak broken English than not speak English at all
People who speak Manglish are trying their best. Just because their English isn’t perfect, you shouldn’t judge them. After all, the Government is trying to improve the standard of English in the country and everyone needs to do their part.
Malaysians have a right to speak their own kind of English
In America, people speak American English. In Australia, people speak Australian English. What’s wrong with Malaysians speaking Malaysian English? After all, every country has its own slang and accent. For example, Americans say cellphone, Brits say mobile phone and Malaysians say handphone. What’s wrong with that?
Manglish has become part of Malaysian culture and heritage
Manglish has become something we can be proud of. Why try to hide it? It’s part of our cultural heritage. And it’s something that all Malaysians can participate in, no matter which ethnicity. Muhibbah! Plus tourists think it’s cute when they hear people saying lah all the time.
The Case Against using Manglish
Speaking Manglish makes you sound uneducated
“That one no good oledi!” How are you supposed to impress people if you walk about saying things like that? At a job interview, you will die-lah. What happens if you have business overseas with foreigners? They will all laugh at the way you speak. It’s not that difficult to speak properly with a bit of effort, so why sound uneducated?
Manglish isn’t even English
Manglish can be classified as a pidgin or creole language, a simplified form of English mixed with Malay and Chinese, which is becoming (or has become) a separate language from standard English.
Manglish prevents Malaysia from being competitive
The reason the Malaysian government encourages the use of English is to boost the nation’s competitiveness. However, Manglish has exactly the opposite effect. For example, call centres in Cyberjaya are shutting down and moving to other countries because overseas callers are fed up with hearing ‘no-lah’ and ‘ya-lah’ when they call up with a technical problem. Meanwhile, Countries like Thailand, Korea and China are succeeding in raising the level of English over there.
Even if Manglish is okay for spoken English, it is not appropriate for written English
It is not realistic to use words like ‘oledi’ and ‘liedat’ in written English Imagine what the newspapers would be like if the whole country could only understand Manglish!
If you learn Manglish, you will never improve your English
Once you get into the habit of speaking broken English, it is really difficult to speak proper English. It’s better to learn correct English from scratch.
To communicate effectively, you need to speak properly
Manglish is a simplified form of English. To express yourself well, you need to understand the nuances and subtleties of English. Imagine if Shakespeare had spoken Manglish. Instead of ‘Romeo, wherefore art thou?’ it would be ‘Eh, Lomeo, you where-ah?’
So there it is lah. Now that you know the cases for and against Manglish, it’s up to you to decide how you want to speak English.yes, in the end it's all up to the people who uses the language everyday as their means of communication in daily life.In my opinion, we can use Manglish but we have to some balance in the usage of it as if not the right balance is found , in the long term it may affect our education system and not just the English language i promise you.So decide.

Monday, January 26, 2009

Hard Won

Inter Milan won last night match against Sampdoria. The match was played in the morning around 5 am i guess.The only goal for that game was scored by Adriano and according to the Inter Milan official website the match was largely controlled by Inter in the first half and in the second half Jose Mourinho got send off by the referee.nevertheless, inter won and collected three points to keep the gap between the chasing pack especially Juventus and Ac Milan.

The interview with Mourinho for the post match last night.taken from

José Mourinho commented on his team's victory over Sampdoria in a post-match interview with Sky Sport Italia. "It was a hard match but we deserved to win it and I liked how we won, with some unlucky chances and with a referee that I prefer not to judge because otherwise I would have to comment on the decisions made at other grounds yesterday and this afternoon," he said.
Mourinho explained the episode that led to his sending-off by referee Domenico Celi after a challenge by Stankovic on Franceschini. "I was sent off because I told the referee that he was frightened," he said. "There were a lot of yellow cards, and six minutes of added time in the second half. Inter were in difficulty and this is the only reason that justifies so many minutes of added time. I don't think there would have been so many if Sampdoria had equalised before the ninetieth minute. I think Celi was under pressure.
"After everything that happened yesterday and today, the last match of the weekend was ours, a team that won against Roma with a goal that was offside by ten centimetres that was talked about a lot, but if you judge the decisions made yesterday and this afternoon... I prefer to say nothing, just that the referee tonight did not have experience and was frightened of someone. I was sent off when Stankovic made a completely regular tackle, but if this is worth a red card... okay. (Smiles) But he was the first referee to send me off in Italy, so I will never forget him. What's his name?"
On the reaction of his players to all the press rumours in the days leading up to tonight's match, Mourinho said: "The team was exemplary from a mental point of view. They fought and gave the right reply to the problems that have come out this week. They did very well."

The best way to solve is by balancing

As i going through the project paper this morning.i found a lot of interesting issues involving second language learning and the translation method that had been used for decades by the English teacher in this country. Some might said that we need to use English only in our class in order for the students to learn the English better but for the others what the points of using English if the students can not understand even a single word.So that's is when the translation method came in and yes the drawback from this is the negative transfer as students might use their first language rules into the second language whereas there are a lot of differences in term of pronunciation,semantics, pragmatics.
In the context of practicum teacher who went to the school to link their theory of teaching into practice of the classroom caught in between with this issues. i also caught in these last year as my school is in the sub rural area where the socio background of the students really affecting the students ability and strategies toward learning the second language.yes, many factors contribute toward better understanding the second language acquisition by the children especially in the primary school and trainee teachers feel an enormous burden been put onto them by the institutions and the schools.Some approach have to be done to solve this for future improvement of our teacher educations.
Back to the second language usage in the teaching of the classroom.Some balance method had to been taken as we can not deny the fact that the first language plays a very important role in the students understanding the second language.Teacher can use translation but only if he or she know how and what degree to use it.teacher had been the vital point in discussing this matter as teacher is view as the play maker in the students achievement but the truth is teachers should only be the facilitators and it's up to the students themselves to discover their true potential.teacher is only the small pieces toward understanding what is the best way to make the students learn the second language better.Learning strategies,background, feeling, infrastructure, national policy, intrinsic motivations to name just a few are the pieces that brough together that may some how play bigger or lesser role in the second language learner process of absorbing the target language which in our country, English.
Yup,there you have it some of my view on this matter. For detail you can ask me some of the journal that i get from the Asian journal of ELT. Some exciting and pulsating issues they wrote and one and another might be affecting us. i got all this while doing my paperwork and had done a few pages.Does not know is it enough?narrow?wide? But glad to finally write them.Need to read a lot more.Reading more means writing more.--->this is negative transfer and it should be write like this ---->More Reading means more writing.some examples on negative transfer to those who still blur on that.Peace Out Hombre

Sunday, January 25, 2009

What and Why

Tomorrow is Chinese New Year.Today, Kb was full with people.People grabbed the last chance to shop.I like holiday as my friends got back home and can catch latest stories with them. Most of mine now get ready to settle down and start planning for marriage.happy for them.Me? Don't yet but hopefully quick.hahaha.Insyaallah.
i like to write about something simple and definitely involve all of us.Our own action. For me, our daily and routine life involve around two simple question that are what and why.These two is the basic one before we go on to when,how and so on.In our mind we surely ask what am i doing next?and why I'm doing that?The best life is not to think how and what quickly after these 2 question as we will regret but then if we step back we will find that if we truly answer what and why before we take any action we will not regret a single thing.Quite confusing right but that's how our mind work.These 2 simple question change a world in a blink of an eye.Just as simple as that.Next time you want to do something think deeply yet smoothly the answer for this two; what and why.
Stuck in writing literature review.Afraid of being to narrow and being too wide.Definitely need to finish before Wednesday.Got to sit down and read a lot and need strong will and focus mind to work on this.Hopefully get to write at least 2 page before going back.

The most expensive team in the world

Got this nice article about expensive player in the it..Just imagine how the world of football had been transformed by money..some might called it greed but then it's all about business and success.

Manchester City may have failed with their £108 million bid for AC Milan star Kaka but it seems only a matter of time before the billionaire club do eventually smash the world record for a transfer fee.
Earlier this season the Abu-Dhabi United Group marked their takeover of City with the £32.5 million purchase of Robinho from Real Madrid - the first piece of what they declared would become a bona fida fantasy football team - and the ill-fated Kaka deal this January is a statement by the owners that money is no object.
But while lots of lovely lucre can help lure some of football's top talents, money doesn't always buy success. Some of the most expensive transfers in history have proven to be flops.
Below Soccernet has constructed the most expensive team in world football, based on transfer fees, along with a synopsis of what success, if any, those big money signings brought to their clubs.

Striker: Robinho, Real Madrid to Manchester City, £32.5 million
Trophies at Man City: None
Rumours still abound that Robinho only joined Manchester City in August 2008 because he was unhappy with Real Madrid trying to offload him as part of the deal to sign Cristiano Ronaldo from Manchester United.
Although Real won silverware during his time there he never really reached the high-standards expected of him at the Bernabeu. Robinho arrived with a big reputation from Brazilian side Santos, where he won the 2002 Campeonato Brasileiro in his debut season, and we are still waiting to see what he can do in the Premier League.
He has scored 11 league goals for City this season (that's £2.95m per goal) and although that's a good start to his career in England it is still too early to tell what impact he will have at Eastlands. The Citizens are a long way off claiming the league title - something Robinho did twice with Real Madrid.
Striker: Hernán Crespo, Parma to Lazio, £35.5 million
Trophies at Lazio: None
The Argentina international became the world's most expensive player when he signed for Serie A champions Lazio in 2000. He arrived from Parma as a UEFA Cup winner, runner-up for the Scudetto - the Italian league title - and with a Coppa Italia trophy, but despite scoring twenty-six goals to top the scoring charts he didn't win a bean in two seasons at the Stadio Olimpico under Sven-Göran Eriksson, Dino Zoff and then Alberto Zaccheroni.
In the end Crespo left Lazio to join Inter Milan for £16.5m as the Rome club sought desperately to balance the books. A £16.8m move to Chelsea came next, where he won the Premier League in 2006, and following loan spells at both Milan clubs the former River Plate star is now back at Internazionale, although not a regular in the side.
Striker: Christian Vieri, Lazio to Internazionale, £32 million
Trophies at Inter: 2005 Coppa Italia
In 1999 Christian Vieri left Serie A runners-up Lazio to join Inter Milan for what was then a world record fee of £32m. The journeyman striker arrived in Milan with nearly as much silverware as he had previous clubs, including a fresh triumph in the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup during his single season in Rome.
But at Inter it all changed as the striker settled down and the trophies dried up. Although in 2001/2002 Vieri scored 22 goals in 25 games, Inter still missed out on the Scudetto after a last day defeat to former club Lazio. Despite prolific partnerships with Ronaldo and Crespo that resulted in an impressive tally of 103 goals in 144 games, the Italian international's only silverware was the 2005 Coppa Italia in his final season.
Following his six years at Inter, Vieri, whose best achievement came in 1997 when he won the Scudetto with Juventus, resumed his one-club-a-season nomadic life. The 35-year-old is currently on a pay-as-you-score deal at Atalanta.
Midfielder: Pavel Nedved, From Lazio to Juventus, £30.6 million
Trophies at Juve: Serie A: 2001/02, 2002/03, Serie B: 2006/07
Czech international Nedved was yet another star signing to leave Lazio and in 2001 Juventus paid £30.6m for the playmaker as they sought a replacement for Zinedine Zidane, who had been sold to Real Madrid.
Nedved was an instant hit, helping the club to the win the Scudetto in his debut season and the three subsequent seasons, although the two titles won under Fabio Capello for 2003/04 and 2004/05 were later stripped from the club as part of the calciopoli match fixing scandal which also saw the club relegated to Serie B.
But Nedved stuck around to help the Bianconeri win Serie B in 2006/07 to return to the top flight. Amid all that he was also instrumental in leading Juventus into the 2003 Champions League final but was suspended and could only watch as AC Milan triumphed. The 36-year-old is now in his eighth season with Juventus and will retire from football at the end of this campaign with a host of individual awards.
Midfielder: Gaizka Mendieta, From Valencia to Lazio, £29 million
Trophies at Lazio: None
As Nedved headed out of Lazio the Rome club spent £29m on Spanish playmaker Gaizka Mendieta, who arrived as a twice defeated Champions League finalist with Valencia in 1999/00 and 2000/01.
The Spaniard landed with a big reputation after breakthrough seasons in La Liga under Italian manager Claudio Ranieri and future Internazionale boss Hector Cuper but his time in Italy proved to be the death knell of his career in top level football.
Injury and a serious dip in form resulted in Mendieta being sent back to Spain on loan to Barcelona, he then signed for Premiership club Middlesbrough on a free transfer, where he wound down his career. The two-time European finalist was later released by Boro, with whom he won the Carling Cup in 2004, and is now without a club.
Midfielder: Zinedine Zidane, From Juventus to Real Madrid, £48.1 million
Trophies at Real: La Liga 2002/03, Champions League 2002, UEFA Super Cup 2002, Intercontinental Cup 2002
Despite having already won a World Cup in 1998, European Championship in 2000, two FIFA World Player of the Year awards and an armful of trophies while with Juventus, including two Serie A titles, many still baulked when Real Madrid paid the Italian club a world record £48.1m in 2001.
But any worries about the magnitude of the transfer fee were quickly dispelled as 'Zizou' help Los Blancos win the UEFA Champions League in his debut season, scoring the winning goal in Madrid's 2-1 win over Bayer Leverkusen, and scooping FIFA's WPOTY award for good measure.
Zidane help to herald the galactico era at the Bernabeu and after picking up the European Super Cup and Intercontinental Cup in 2002, he helped the club to win La Liga in 2002/03. But surprisingly that was all she wrote for Zidane.
The glamour that the galacticos brought quickly turned to discord when manager Vicente Del Bosque was sacked after the league triumph and for the final three years of his career Zidane endured a trophyless and tumultuous time before retiring in 2006 after being sent off in the World Cup final.
Midfielder: Luís Figo, From Barcelona to Real Madrid, £38.7 million
Trophies at Real: La Liga 2000/01 & 2002/03, Champions League 2002, UEFA Super Cup 2002, Intercontinental Cup 2002
When Luis Figo swapped Barcelona for arch-rivals Real Madrid in 2000 the world record transfer fee of £38.7 million did nothing to placate the outraged Catalan fans, who expressed their fury by raining down debris, including a pig's head, when he returned to the Camp Nou with his new employers.
The Portuguese winger had been the hero of Catalonia, leading the club to two La Liga titles and other assorted silverware during his five years with the club. The treachery of the Pesetero was made all the worse as he continued his winning ways in Madrid.
In his first season at the Bernabeu he helped Real win La Liga and reach the Champions League semi-finals, as well as scooping the FIFA World Footballer of the Year award for himself. The following season Figo went one better to win the Champions League with Madrid and in 2002/03 won another league title before falling foul of the galactico era.
After two seasons without a trophy at Madrid, Figo went on a free transfer to Inter Milan where he continued to win trophies, including three Serie A titles, and at 36-years-old will probably end his career there.
Defender: Lilian Thuram, From Parma to Juventus, £22 million
Trophies at Juve: Serie A 2001/02 & 2002/03
In 2001 Thuram became the most expensive defender in the world when Juventus paid £22m for the French international whose stock was at its peak after winning the 1998 World Cup and Euro 2000.
He arrived from Parma, along with goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon, having won the UEFA Cup and Coppa Italia in 1999, and quickly justified his transfer fee by helping Juve win the Scudetto in his debut season as part of an expensively assembled defence, and indeed squad.
Juventus retained the title for the next three seasons but were stripped of their 2003/04 and 2004/05 titles as part of the calciopoli match fixing scandal which also saw the club relegated to Serie B in 2006.
At 34-years-old Thuram wasn't willing to spend a season in the doldrums so hot-footed it to newly-crowned Spanish champions Barcelona where he spent two trophyless seasons before retiring in 2008 with a heart problem.
Defender: Rio Ferdinand, from Leeds United to Manchester United, £29.1 million
Trophies at United: Premier League 2002/03, 2006/07 & 2007/08, Champions League 2007/08, League Cup 2006, FIFA Club World Cup 2008
Rio Ferdinand has the distinction of holding the title of "world's costliest defender" on two occasions. In November 2000 Leeds paid West Ham United £18m for his services, beating the £13m fee that Roma paid Boca Juniors for Walter Samuel, and in July 2002 Manchester United set the current record of £29.1m, beating the £22m Juve paid for Thuram.
And while Ferdinand won nothing with Leeds his time at Old Trafford has made him the player who most represents value for money in our Expensive XI, in terms of trophies won.
Despite suffering from a dip in form in his first season he still helped United to win the Premier League but missed out on the club's next trophy, the 2004 FA Cup, because he was serving an eight month ban for "failure or refusal" to attend a drugs test.
He returned to action the following campaign and picked up the League Cup in 2006 and reclaimed the Premier League title in 2006/07. Ferdinand's finest moment came in 2007/08 when his defensive partnership with Nemanja Vidic helped deliver another Premier League title and he was captain as United won the final of the Champions League in Moscow in the same year.
Defender: Daniel Alves, from Sevilla to Barcelona, £23.5 million
Trophies at Barca: None
Sevilla full-back Daniel Alves arrived at Barcelona in the summer of 2008 with two UEFA Cup and Spanish Cup doubles under his belt from his six years at the Estadio Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán and a £23.5m price tag around his neck.
Although it is still early in Alves' career at Barcelona the Brazilian has already played 26 games as the Catalan club racked up a record points tally at the half-way point in La Liga and the 25-year-old looks almost certain to win the title in his debut season.
Barca are playing some of the best football in Europe and are also amongst the favourites to win this season's Champions League so the former Esporte Clube Bahia player looks like a good buy for the Camp Nou outfit.
Goalkeeper: Gianluigi Buffon, from Parma to Juventus, £32.6 million
Trophies at Juve: Serie A 2001/02 & 2002/03, Serie B: 2006/07
At £32.6m the world's most expensive goalkeeper was also the costliest recruit of Juventus' 2001 summer spending spree that also brought Pavel Nedved (£30.6m) and Lilian Thuram (£22m) to the Turin club.
And like his fellow new recruits the former Parma player brought instant success, winning the Scudetto in his debut season and the following three campaigns, only to have the last two stripped away due to the calciopoli scandal.
Despite being rated as the world's best goalkeeper the Azzurri No.1 stuck with Juventus and helped them fight back to the Italian top flight, scooping the Serie B title along the way.
However, the 2006 World Cup winner's only European trophy remains Parma's UEFA Cup triumph in 1998/99 despite reaching the Champions League final with Juventus in 2003 and saving a spot-kick from AC Milan's Clarence Seedorf, his team eventually lost the penalty shoot-out.
Buffon is still at Juventus but the 30-year-old could well become the world's most expensive player if the links with Manchester City are to be believed. Whether or not that will bring the success of a major trophy remains to be seen.

Friday, January 23, 2009

Yes for good

I just had my lunch and sat down to watch TV when I came across a TV program, behind the scenes and this week they put up the latest movie that is Yes Man starring Jim Carrey. Basically this movie is about a man who in the past always says No and makes excuses to everything. One day he went to a forum where he was required to say yes to whatever opportunity he will come upon in the future. After that day, his life was completely changed as he is become more open and positive. I love watching Jim Carrey’s movie and can’t wait to see this one too. I think he is so hilarious and had become an icon in the comedy genre of the Hollywood industry.
About this movie, I realize what the message they are trying to send to the audience which is always say yes to life and you will achieve greater thing with it. All we need is just to say yes and explore whatever might come when the opportunity knock our door. We might never know what the outcome if we say no all the time and we will regret that for life. We always regret the thing in the past that we did not take the risk of doing it but we seldom or never regret the thing that we said yes to. If we all think carefully and look down the past, we will see that when we say yes we can see more and better thing. If we say yes, we can go to the new place, meet new friends, encounter new experience, taste new food and so much more but if we say no, we will stuck with the old one and the routine little by little will the inner part of our mind. There is no such thing as failed in life. It is just a matter of the many ways to success. You did not fail; you just did not found the road that need to get to the desired place. Always be positive with life. I know some people might argue that it is easier to say than to do it but trust me I done that. I had tasted a lot.
Once I was this boy who always blames something instead of me. I always said no and afraid of doing that, doing this because of just a lame excuses. But then I realized I had to change that and accept fate itself. There are many more that life has to offer. I start to say yes and did not afraid to try new thing. Make new friends with exploring new place. I cast away my fear and views life in a different ways. I achieve it.I saw the light of happiness in this life. What am I talking about right? You try it for yourselves it never too late to say yes to something at somewhere with someone at sometime.
Say yes.Your mind will see a different world out there. Open your mind and heart to something new. Life taste better once you do it like that. You shall see that the word fail do not belong in your world.You only know chance.

Thursday, January 22, 2009

Chinese New Year Holiday

Just got back from KT this evening.What a day..the road was busy with people rushing to get back to their village, children will be having their holiday.Normally i only took 2 hours but today nearly 3 hours.but it's not like i'm whining or complaining, it's all just a part of life.I accept whatever it is as long as at the end i got home.
Supposedly i'm going to have a trip to Gunung Stong next week but some unseen matter occur and the trip had to postpone until the date that yet to be confirm.A little bit disappointed but just take the positive and got the whole week to write the literature review and the meeting dialog.My friends will be back and can catch some stories with them the upcoming week.
What goes around the world right now?Israel had moved from Gaza.Obama had swore to become the President of United States and the best of all, Inter Milan beat AS Roma at home last night in the Coppa Italia with Adriano and Zlatan Ibrahimovic got on the score sheet. I really miss watching Inter playing and this weekend i will make sure i will watch them play.
Okay not much to say this time around wait for the next post.still tired of driving.Hopefully can post another one next morning or at night.See you all around.

Monday, January 19, 2009

Concern unanimously

Last night, the result for the vote in parliament of Kuala Terengganu saw that PAS won by a majority on one thousand something defeating BN. At 10.00 pm after the official result was announced by SPR, many PAS supporters celebrated their victory in Kuala Terengganu town and some said had caused some massive traffic jam. Dato Seri Najib, prime minister in waiting said while accepting the defeat on the press conference that the defeat does not reflecting the non-confidence in the government right now. I got the news of PAS victory through the internet at about 9.30 pm and at first I was quite shocked by the outcome. Personally I thought BN would had won that seat after their hard work in campaign and the past two weeks almost al minister came down to this town. For PAS to win this seat is something. Maybe this is a sign of something bigger to come in Terengganu or maybe the victory just a lucky one. Some might say the majority of the victory in just a close margin and if some factors that contribute to the voting might have change, BN should have won the seat. But at the end of the day, winning is still winning. Factors that I could think of that played a big role in that election were the candidate, Chinese voters and the turmoil in UMNO political group leading to their party election next march.
From what I heard, the BN candidate was not that popular among the voters in Kuala Terengganu. Some even said that he was not that friendly with people and only showed up because of the election while PAS candidate was already famous in that area as he is also the ADUN for Wakaf Mempelam. In my opinion, the candidate name was very important and Terengganu leader, Dato Ahmad Said should have choose a better one for that seat. Everyone knows that in this state now although a year had passed but still there were 2 sides in UMNO. One supporting Ahmad Said and the other are supporting Idris Jusoh. These separations represent dishonest in the party and reflecting to the image of UMNO for the whole state. People know all these things and if they think they can not see unity in the UMNO why should they vote for their candidate.
Chinese voters also played a major role in yesterday election as Kuala Terengganu state had around 8000 Chinese voters. Report said that only 3000 voters turned out yesterday and others are working outside this state and they save the journey for next week Chinese New Year holiday. If all the voters had voted yesterday maybe we could saw a different result.
For the past few months UMNO had been a difficult time. Next march will be their grand gathering to choose for new party committee and they had been busy campaigning in the division to choose the new leader. Dato Seri Abdullah had already said he will step down this march and Dato Seri Najib will replace him. The seat for TPM and other are still for grab and all UMNO leaders had been busy since then. Some even filed a report of using dirty politic in campaign. All these were monitored closely by all the people in Malaysia and outside this country. They had decided that they want a candidate from a stable party to represent them yesterday.
I’m not qualify actually to analyze the political issues but then we all have some views on something and we are free to talk whatever we want. Yes, I’m not from Terengganu and some said because of that I’ve no right to talk about this state but then we are Malaysians. So, whatever I’d talk or said, it’s up to the people who listen it. You can just ignore and to be better take what is right. Can’t wait for this march.

Friday, January 16, 2009

Professionally perfect

The last 2 days the news of world football is around the bid by Manchester City to AC Milan to lure Kaka by staggering 157 million dollar.Wheww, what a bid. Manchester City owned by Oil Tycoon from Dubai is reported fly to Milan to talk about the bid and the latest new is that AC Milan accepted the bid and it is now up to Kaka himself whether to accept the bid or not. If Kaka accepts the chance to play in England, he will become the most expensive player ever on the face of the earth. The most expensive transfer record up until now is held by Zidane when Real Madrid bought him from Juventus for estimated 67 Million dollar. Kaka will be given a 500,000 dollar per week as a salary.Can you imagine that? Half a million a week as a footballer. The world had gone really mad.You get to be a billionaire just by playing football.Imagine this, if AC Milan accepted the bid, they can buy 2 and half player in the price of Zidane.The population of Malaysia is 25 million and if the money were given to all the people here, each one will get 5 dollar. i think everyone get the idea of how much really the bid represent.In my opinion, Kaka should not accept that offer.Yes, Premier League is better than Serie A but then Manchester City is not the same level as AC Milan.Although i dislike AC Milan but for the spirit of football fan, i would love to see Kaka stays at AC Milan.

Now we are entering the middle of January and there are a lot of work to be done. The most talk about for the past week was filling up the UPU form.It seem everybody got out of hand.This happen because students did not have enough information about the universities and the procedures.Little by little, everyone get confused what courses they going to take and which universities to enter. Luckily, there are some expert lend their hand to help rectify this matter and hopefully before 5 February, all works regarding this problem will be solve perfectly.For me, all university are good and it is up to the student to make the choice.The definition of best university is subjective.Some people might say this and this.And other might say this and this.It is the students that make a university a great one not the other around.

As i drove back last Wednesday, it crossed my mind that in just 3 months from now i will finally end my studies at UDM and it had been 3 years already i managed to live in Kuala Terengganu.Looking back at the past it all seem just like yesterday i went there. All the memories that i encountered will always be a sweet one. Time pass by so swiftly nowadays and in a blink of an eye you might miss and regret something.This afternoon i will drive again to UDM and will surely grab all the chance to cement the memories in heart and mind before the day for me to leave UDM come.

Thursday, January 15, 2009

= ( Sadly happy = )

It's quite an ironic phrase the title above right but then it is true in some point of our life.I am sure all of us will come to some certain time in their beautiful life will encounter this type of situations.Let me explain what i really mean by this.To get a clearer view on this why don't i give an example.Imagine a situation where you own a handbag.You really love this handbag and it had been with you for quite some time.Suddenly, after window shopping at town, you lost your handbag after it fell down into the cried and cried all night just thinking of that particular handbag.The next day, to your surprise, your beloved boyfriend bought you a nice expensive handbag, ermmm, Guess, to say a brand of well known handbag. You had seen that handbag before and deep down in your heart you wished you can afford to buy and now you finally own it.Right now I'm pretty sure you will be extremely happy and looking back the last night where you had been crying alone in your bedroom you wish you can trade those tears of sadness to these tears of happiness.So, that's what i meant by sadly happy. you sad because you had lost something but then happy because if you don't lost it you might not get the happiness you get.Do you get?Haahahha.Quite confusing but the basic theory is always be thankful.God always have something for all of us.
I had some rough time in the past and from that i had learned a lot.In the past i regret many things and now chance had showed me the true meaning of life.I would not even tried to trade anything right now in the past for the present as i know the past makes me the person i am right now.

So what if i had quit UTP..there are many other universities i still can enter and right now i ended up greatly in UDM.

So what if my cars crashed.. i can own a motorcycle which will be more practical, fuel saving and cost effective and above all nature friendly.

So what if i failed some subjects..i still can repeat that subjects and maybe can get better result in the end.

So what if i can not get government job..Business, agriculture still have a lot to offer.Bill gates does not work for government and now he is the richest man on earth.
So what if someone died..thank to god as he or she will get better life in the world hereafter.

So, i think you get the idea right.All we need in this life is positive thinking.there always a might not smooth but still can get where you want to be.never regret a thing.the future promise to bring better things.

"Lose Yourself" by Eminem

Look, if you had one shot, or one opportunity
To seize everything you ever wanted-One moment
Would you capture it or just let it slip?

His palms are sweaty, knees weak, arms are heavy
There's vomit on his sweater already, mom's spaghetti
He's nervous, but on the surface he looks calm and ready
To drop bombs, but he keeps on forgettin
What he wrote down, the whole crowd goes so loud
He opens his mouth, but the words won't come out
He's choking, how everybody's joking now
The clock's run out, time's up over, bloah!
Snap back to reality, Oh there goes gravity
Oh, there goes Rabbit, he choked
He's so mad, but he won't give up that
Easy, no
He won't have it , he knows his whole back's to these ropes
It don't matter, he's dope
He knows that, but he's broke
He's so stagnant that he knows
When he goes back to his mobile home, that's when it's
Back to the lab again yo
This this whole rhapsody
He better go capture this moment and hope it don't pass him

You better lose yourself in the music, the moment
You own it, you better never let it go
You only get one shot, do not miss your chance to blow
This opportunity comes once in a lifetime yo

The soul's escaping, through this hole that it's gaping
This world is mine for the taking
Make me king, as we move toward a, new world order
A normal life is boring, but superstardom's close to post mortem
It only grows harder, only grows hotter
He blows us all over these hoes is all on him
Coast to coast shows, he's know as the globetrotter
Lonely roads, God only knows
He's grown farther from home, he's no father
He goes home and barely knows his own daughter
But hold your nose cause here goes the cold water
His hoes don't want him no mo, he's cold product
They moved on to the next schmoe who flows
He nose dove and sold nada
So the soap opera is told and unfolds
I suppose it's old partner', but the beat goes on
Da da dum da dum da da


No more games, I'ma change what you call rage
Tear this motherfucking roof off like 2 dogs caged
I was playing in the beginning, the mood all changed
I been chewed up and spit out and booed off stage
But I kept rhyming and stepwritin the next cypher
Best believe somebody's paying the pied piper
All the pain inside amplified by the fact
That I can't get by with my 9 to 5
And I can't provide the right type of life for my family
Cause man, these goddam food stamps don't buy diapers
And it's no movie, there's no Mekhi Phifer, this is my life
And these times are so hard and it's getting even harder
Trying to feed and water my seed, plus
Teeter totter caught up between being a father and a prima donna
Baby mama drama's screaming on and
Too much for me to wanna
Stay in one spot, another day of monotony
Has gotten me to the point, I'm like a snail
I've got to formulate a plot fore I end up in jail or shot
Success is my only motherfucking option, failure's not
Mom, I love you, but this trailer's got to go
I cannot grow old in Salem's lot
So here I go is my shot.
Feet fail me not cause maybe the only opportunity that I got


You can do anything you set your mind to, man

this song for me is one of the greatest song that i had heard.if we look closely at the lyrics we shall know that eminem wrote about himself before he gone famous.There are a lot of things he taught about life and chance.

January transfer

The January transfer window had already opened for 2 weeks now and lets review some of the top club in Europe likely list of shopping in the short term.

Liverpool’s Christmas Shopping List

Likely List

In: None.
Out: Jermaine Pennant.
Liverpool are still flying high, so don’t expect an overhaul this winter. Like-for-like trades could be the order of the month at Anfield; Pennant looks a very likely leaver, and it wouldn’t be altogether shocking if the ex-Arsenal man returned to London and Aaron Lennon, a Leeds United product, went back to the north of England. Other unsettled/underperforming stars – Agger, Babel, Benayoun, Dossena, Keane – should all survive until the summer at least.

My List

In: Michael Owen.
Out: None.
Personally, if I were in Rafa Benitez’s shoes I would change very little – not in terms of the playing list, anyhow. I would, however, strongly consider re-signing Micky Owen. Sure, he might not be the electric-quick poacher he once was, but his experience and goal-getting ability could prove invaluable if Torres’ injury problems don’t abate. Otherwise, I would sign and sell no-one and make use of the talents already at hand. See if this squad can win the title, then reassess in the summer.

Manchester United's Christmas Shopping List

Likely List

In: Zoran Tosic.
Out: None.
It looks like we're going to have to wait for the summer to see any significant activity at Old Trafford. At that point, we very well could see Tevez or maybe Brown make a bee-line. For now, we'll look towards cross-city rivals Manchester City for our fill of transfer action. United did fight to get a work permit for Zoran Tosic, though, so one would expect them to iron out the creases in that deal.

My List

In: Zoran Tosic.
Out: Manucho Goncalves (loan).
Let's face it – someone's going to sign Arshavin at some point. I could see him at United, but the Red Devils may miss out, as Ferguson will be loathe to over-egg an already swollen omelette.
As for departures, there are certainly a number of fringe players who will interest the bottom-feeders. Loans will be crucial to smaller clubs in these desperate financial times.

Lyon’s Christmas Shopping List

Likely List

In: Aboubacar Magassa, Julien Faubert
Out: César Delgado
Lyon will strengthen their defence in the forthcoming window – that’s not an opinion, it’s a fact. Claude Puel has explained that the club will move for a full-back, though, aside from Faubert, the trail is rather tangled at present, with no clear clues suggesting which way Lyon will turn if they cannot snaffle his talents from West Ham.
The addition of Magassa is likely to be completed for two main reasons. One, Lyon desperately need (relatively cheap) back-up in the central defensive area and, two, he is clearly a prospect worth keeping an eye on in the future.
In terms of players leaving the Stade Gerland, it would be no surprise to see expensive flop César Delgado return to South America, possibly on a loan deal, although this is very much dependent on how reliable Puel sees his other forward players. A wholesale cull is not possible due to the number of casualties currently keeping the physios busy.

My List

In: Aboubacar Magassa, Jean Calvé
Out: None

Although Magassa is largely an unknown talent, from the scouting reports, he sounds like a very promising young man indeed. While there are no other obvious replacements, the young Malian sounds well worth a gamble in both the short and long term. Ideally, Puel would like to add an experienced centre-back to his ranks (Alex of Chelsea?) but it is tough to attract established stars to the French league and it would also mean moving one of four senior players, which would be tricky to achieve.
A possible solution to Lyon’s right-back headache is unhappy Nancy full-back Jean Calvé, who has been frozen out of the team since Michael Chretien decided to reject a move to Real Betis at the last minute in the summer. A full-back who was amongst the best in Ligue 1 last season, Lyon could negotiate a short-term loan deal for Calvé that would allow him first-team football until the summer, by which time Chretien is likely to be on his way from the Lorraine club. A short-term solution to a problem position for Lyon, first team football for Calvé and an unhappy bunny from Nancy’s books – everyone would be a winner!

Likely List

In: Landon Donovan
Out: none
This winter break will be all about re-signing current players with contracts needing extensions and scouting replacements for those who will leave by season’s end. Poldolski will definitely find his way out the door, even if more game time is given. His frustration with the club has been somewhat deep-seated and his form since leaving Köln has been a far cry from what was seen on the international stage. With Donovan agreeing to terms shortly, he will give Poldi a run for his money, though the third striker spot is secure until the summer.
Ideally, they would want to keep Poldi on for the Champions League, however depending on who is drawn in the first round, they might want to give another striker a contract to relieve the big three of some strain. Long story short, Poldi exits in May, and Donovan might follow suit.

My List

In: Iva Olic
Out: Lucas Podolski
Olic is known far and wide in the Bundesliga for his hard work ethic, goal scoring and strength. The 29-year-old is looking to move from Hamburg and his style of play, while more fitting of the Bayern back-line, is a bit more aggressive than that of Toni and Klose, and will allow for a greater threat against some other clubs who rely heavily on finesse. Though not wanting Poldi to leave, one would have to admit that his growth as a player is only hindered by not playing full-time. Though national side experience is his for the taking, if Germany are serious about contending for the World Cup in 2010, one must realize that his future lies someplace else. For the remainder of the campaign, fans of the double winners will have to be patient and resort to hoping that the current formation holds together strongly.

Milan’s Christmas Shopping List

Likely List

In: David Beckham (confirmed), Thiago Silva (confirmed)
Out: None
Having been so active in the most recent transfer period, don’t expect anything out of the ordinary from Milan this time around. As previously mentioned, they have already signed David Beckham on loan, and once again, his arrival couldn’t have come at a better time for the club. As for Thiago Silva, he will not be joining the Rossoneri until June, and so in the meantime, the club may look to William Gallas of Arsenal to add some further depth at the back.There will be no departures from the club in January, as they look to build on their solid start to the campaign, with an even stronger second half of the season.

My list

In: David Beckham (confirmed), Thiago Silva (confirmed), Yoann Gourcuff, William Gallas
Out: None
Yoann Gourcuff is a man that the club should immediately recall, as he has been simply amazing for his French club this season. He lacked the confidence and belief to be a star when at Milan; however, he has certainly found that in France, and thus would be a perfect addition at this stage of the season. Once again Milan are struggling in the midfield at present, and so this is the man the club needs moving forward.As for Gallas, he is a must in my opinion. He is a man who wants out of Arsenal, and due to the fact that the Rossoneri need another option at the back, they should do all they can to sign him. With Thiago Silva not arriving until June, even a six month loan would be enough for the club, as they go in search of the a Champions League qualifying spot, as well as the Scudetto. It may prove to be a gamble for the club, however in my opinion; it is one that they should certainly take.

Monday, January 12, 2009

Long awaited

i finally got the chance to write here after been left out cold. i got some internet connectivity problem with my laptop and I had not been able to surf the internet. Now, I really got so much to write and talk about.
Firstly, about the world of football. The January transfer window had been opened for about 2 weeks now and Wayne Bridge so far had become the highest signing fee as he had been sold to Manchester City by Chelsea. We will be looking to more exciting transfer news as the time goes by before the end of this month as the top football club in Europe will be looking to strengthen their squad in short term move to achieve and amend their places in each leagues. However, because of the credit crunch of the global economic, we shall not been expecting some extravagant signing of fees like the old days and some club had already plan a new year to recover from this mess.
The Weather. It’s been a heck of month already in the East Coast of Malaysia especially in Terengganu and Kelantan.Raining with strong wind and the second wave of flood had hit some of the places in Kelantan.
The Gaza conflict.This is a never ending story between the palestines and Israelis. The Cruel jew Zionis had been bombard the gaza land killing women and children just to look for the Hamas.All over the world the people are protesting and set up and boycott to the US and Israel.
So, i guess thats it for now.i will be doing my best to write again on this page and hopefully with more exciting stories that involve all of us.Bye.

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