Archive for December, 2012

Getting Around, Travel Information

Kuala Lumpur Taxi to have new image

Kuala Lumpur Taxi to have new image

Have you ever taken a ride in a taxi that emitted unpleasant smell, and in which the seats were uncomfortable? Have you encountered a situation in which a taxi driver refused to use the fare meter and charged an exorbitant fare for the ride? These are some of the complaints against Malaysian taxi drivers. In […]

December 30, 2012 No Comments / Read More >>

Interesting Places, States of Malaysia

Turning Putrajaya into lively city

Turning Putrajaya into lively city

Malaysia’s Putrajaya, the federal administrative capital, with many ultra-modern structure still preserve traditional features. But the bustling city life is limited during the day that revolves around the offices of government departments and agencies. As night approaches, life is halted, the situation faced by many residents of Putrajaya. The irony is that Putrajaya offers more […]

December 24, 2012 No Comments / Read More >>

Business & Economy, Interesting Places

Terengganu Brass Handicraft

Terengganu Brass Handicraft

Many people believe that the handicrafts industry is old, as younger generations less interest. In Malaysia, you can see some handicraft makers are slowly disappearing into the sunset. However, the number of entrepreneurs in the batik and songket industry remains stagnant, it is not that bad compared to the works of brass handicraft items which […]

December 17, 2012 No Comments / Read More >>

Business & Economy

Iskandar Malaysia shapes its own ‘smart city’

Iskandar Malaysia shapes its own ‘smart city’

With over half the world’s population living in cities and still growing, government and city planners are leaning towards the concept of  ‘smart city’. The hunt for the future city model may yet lead them to the biggest economic development zone Malaysia, Iskandar Malaysia, the Southeast Asia’s largest Mega region and three times the size […]

December 10, 2012 No Comments / Read More >>