How To Know That You Are Good At Something?

It’s your life and you know that you are in this world for something. You have a dream, it makes your heart pump just 2 times faster when you think of it (so you know that it’s not a heart attack). But how do you know when you are good enough to say that you are able to achieve that dream? Continue reading

Toll Is Killing West Malaysians

malaysia kl too money

Is there really anything that can be done to lower toll in Malaysia, espeically in the West Malaysia? I was born in east Malaysia (Sabah) and haven’t really find any toll here before. I can’t even find it in Australia or in United states as well. Is this kind of like Malaysia’s way of saying that they have a good road system so they need to charge road toll?

NIB First Private Health Insurance Listed in ASX

NIB isn’t the largest private health insurance company in Australia, but it was definately the first to be be listed on ASX. According to gathered data, NIB controls only 7 percent of the market, while MBF and Medibank controls more than 43 percent in total. It’s rumored that both Medibank and MBF are planning to go public in 2008.

I bought mine with Medibank, have you buy a private health insurance yet?

* In terms of market share:
1. Medibank
2. BUPA Australia
3. MBF

* It’s recently rumored that BUPA has interest in taking over MBF.

Work In Mining and Retire Young

Australia has been booming since 2003 and for those who still don’t know, Australia has an abundant resource of commodities such as Nickel, Iron, Uranium, Platinum, Coal and Gold. And it’s very unlikely that the trend of rising prices of house prices, shares and consumer goods ever gonna come down anytime soon. Politicians are making such a big fuss about the interest rate since it’s the national election is just in a month’s time, but I don’t think they can really control it. Continue reading

Is Traditional News Media Aggregation Dead?

Literally thousands of journalists are employed around the world to bring current event coverage to readers of thousands of newspapers and their online sites. News syndicators such as AP, Reuters and UPI are well known in this industry. This has now changed forever thanks to blogs and news aggregation sites. Continue reading

Did Yahoo Changed Its Front Page?

yahoo screenshot

While browsing Yahoo with Firefox today, I noticed that there was really something missing. It looks like Yahoo’s front page has been tuned down to a simpler view, as you can see from the screenshot above.

But when I turned on Opera and IE7, I revisited the page and it was back to normal again, as seen below.

yahoo screenshot 2

So what’s happening here? I do like the look of the simpler version of Yahoo’s front page, although it still looks a bit clutter compared to Google’s. But at least standardize a common page for all browsers. Have you had a similar experience or is it just me?