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Astro Star Quest 2009 @ Stadium Putra, Bukit Jalil

Friday, July 31st, 2009 4,596 views

All these years, I’ve been watching this Astro Star Quest and because of this ASQ, Malaysia born a lot of new stars like Nicholas Teo. This time round I managed to get in as Media and could go to watch it live plus get close to the stage and snap.

Before the event start, around 7pm there’s already a lot ppl queuing up waiting to get into the stadium and some enjoying their food, lok lok, FATMAN Steamboat.

Janice Album
There was a booth selling Janice album as she was the guest of the night but unfortunately she was sick.

Eng Yee Min 黄毓敏 Fans

Eng Yee Min 黄毓敏 Fans
Eng Yee Min 黄毓敏 Fans…

Alvin 钟健桦 Fans

Alvin 钟健桦 Fans

Alvin 钟健桦 Fans
Alvin 钟健桦 Fans…

Jojo Fans
Jojo Fans…

FATMAN Steamboat

FATMAN Steamboat

FATMAN Steamboat
FATMAN Steamboat Lok lok

Soft drinks

Soft drinks
Selling drinks @ RM3 per bottle. Expensive.

Astro Star Quest 2009
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PIKOM PC Fair 2009 (II) Dates and Venues and Offers / Hot Deals

Thursday, July 30th, 2009 7,536 views

PIKOM PC Fair 2009 (II)


31 July – 2 August 2009 (11:00am – 9:00pm)
· KL Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur – Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50888 Kuala Lumpur [Map of Surrounding Car Parks]
· Village Mall, Sungai Petani – Kedah
· Dewan Perbandaran Taiping – Perak
· Batu Pahat Mall, Batu Pahat – Johor

7 August – 9 August 2009 (11:00am – 9:00pm)
· Penang International Sports Arena, Penang – Jalan Tun Dr Awang, 11900 Relau
· Mahkota Parade Melaka, Melaka – Jalan Merdeka, 75000 Bandar Hilir
· Sabah Trade Centre, Kota Kinabalu – Sabah
· Berjaya Megamall, Kuantan – Pahang
13 August – 15 August 2009 (11:00am – 9:00pm)
· KB Mall, Kota Bharu – Kelantan
· Terengganu Trade Centre, Kuala Terengganu – Terengganu

14 August – 16 August 2009 (11:00am – 9:00pm)
· Persada Johor International Convention Centre, Johor Bahru – Jalan Abdullah Ibrahim, 80000 Johor Bahru
· Stadium Indera Mulia, Ipoh, Perak – Jalan Ghazali Jawi, 31400 Ipoh

29 – 31 July 2009 (10:00am – 10:00pm) Postponed Until Further Notice
University Utara Malaysia, Sintok, Kedah

PIKOM PC Fair 2009 (II) is coming, which is starts from tomorrow. It is the 2nd PC Fair of the year 2009. I went to PC Fair since few years back till now, every time there’s PC Fair I will sure go and have a visit no matter I have anything in mind to purchase or not.

But for me, I still like PC Fair in PWTC better, because the KLCC PC Fair really badly manage for the past few times, all one way straight and if you decide to go out or halfway, you can’t! That’s the main problem, besides jam, crowded, expensive food, expensive car parking fees etc.

Want to buy cheap laptop or netbook? cheap pc? cheap pen drive/thumb drive, external hard disk (HDD), dvd-r, dvd-rw, cd-r, ram, Broadband like Streamyx, IZZI, Maxis 3G Broadband, Digi 3G Broadband, Celcom 3G Broadband, P1 W1MAX with wiggy, HWM Magazine, PC.com, pc accessories, mouse, keyboard, speaker, camera, DSLR, GPS, Projector… etc and a lot’s more.

PC.Com Magazine

PC.Com Free Gifts
RM100,000 worth of branded watches to give away! – PUMA, Levis, Bonia, odm, Alain Delon. Subscribe at only RM158 and get a watch + an Eacan QQ001 speaker + lucky draw (Bali trip/ SUUNTO watch/ dining voucher)

HWM Magazine

HWM Free Gifts
Free Digital Photo Frame, Bluetooth… etc. Terms & Conditions apply.

For those who’s going for KLCC PC Fair, please check the car park map. It’s very useful to plan your journey if not the best way is to take LRT but if you buying heavy and huge stuff better drive. Please car pool and safe the environment too! =)


Most importantly some ppl just go all the way there to check some of the tech updates but some go all the way there to see leng luis? ahah.

Or you looking for PC Fair job or part time as a promoter? You could easily earn up to RM100-200 per day, if you are female you could make a lot more if you become those model that holding laptop or etc. Click here to find out more available PC Fair Part Time jobs @ AsiaPartTime

Will updates more if have latest news and I will be there next Sat / Sunday @ KLCC.

New Perodua Viva Elite

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009 11,279 views

Perodua launched New ViVA Elite. Went to check out during the launch.

Perodua Showroom

New Perodua Viva Elite

New Perodua Viva Elite

New Perodua Viva Elite

New Perodua Viva Elite

New Perodua Viva Elite

New Perodua Viva Elite Price List
Check out the price.

The colors available for the new Perodua ViVA ELITE are Midnight Blue, Ebony Black, Ivory White, Glittering and Pearl Jade.

It’s better built now and it’s actually very worth for the price now come with ABS and Airbags for ViVA ELITE EZi. There are 3 ranges from the all new Perodua ViVA ELITE:-

ViVA ELITE MT (from RM37,000)
ViVA ELITE AT (from RM40,500)
ViVA ELITE EZi (from RM44,500)

Tempahlah sekarang as their tagline. =)

Datuk Lee Chong Wei bringing 2 personal cooks to Badminton World Championships!

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009 4,069 views

Wow, can you believe it or not, Datuk Lee Chong Wei bringing along 2 personal cooks to prepare meals for him when he competes in the World Championships next month in India. So this time round he has not excuses to say food poisoning or sick or whatsoever just do your best and get the champion and make Malaysia proud of you, World No. 1!

World No. 1 Lee Chong Wei need not fear food poisoning again

KUALA LUMPUR: World No. 1 Lee Chong Wei should not worry about having a repeat of a food poisoning episode in India when he competes in the World Championships.

Two cooks will accompany the Malaysian team for the championships, which will be held in Hyderabad from Aug 10-16.

In fact, the Malaysia team will stay at an apartment just 15 minutes away from the venue, the Gachibowli Indoor Stadium, instead of the official hotel to enable the cooks to prepare the food.

The cooks made a visit to Hyderabad recently to ensure that all the facilities and kitchen utensils would be at place when they make a return with the team for the championships.

Lee Chong Wei
Healthy eating assured: Lee Chong Wei will have the services of two Malaysian cooks in Hyderabad during the World Championships.

The Badminton Association of Malaysia’s (BAM) general manager, Kenny Goh, said that they were leaving no stones unturned to ensure that all was well with the players when they compete in Hyderabad.

At the India Open at the same venue in April, Chong Wei suffered food poisoning after consuming food from outside the hotel. It resulted in a first-round defeat by Chen Long of China.

“The World Championships are important for us and we are making sure that all areas of preparation are looked into,” said Kenny.

“We are not staying in the official hotel with the players from other countries. We have decided to stay in an apartment to allow our cooks to prepare food for our players, coaches and support team.”

The other support team members in the Malaysian squad include physical trainers, a psychologist, nutritionist and sports code expert.

The Malaysian team, bidding to win their first-ever world championship title, will leave for Hyderabad on Aug 8.

Chong Wei is now in Seoul for a 10-day training stint under Li Mao and Misbun Sidek.

Source : TheStar

Janice @ Astro Star Quest 2009, Bukit Jalil

Monday, July 27th, 2009 3,921 views

Janice was the special guest to test the contestants but unfortunately she was sick and not feeling well on that day, but she insist to sing one song because she did not want to disappoint the fans and she looked really sick. After that she was admitted to hospital. Hope she will be fine now.

Janice @ Astro Star Quest 2009, Bukit Jalil

Janice @ Astro Star Quest 2009, Bukit Jalil

Janice @ Astro Star Quest 2009, Bukit Jalil

Janice @ Astro Star Quest 2009, Bukit Jalil

Janice @ Astro Star Quest 2009, Bukit Jalil

Janice @ Astro Star Quest 2009, Bukit Jalil

Janice @ Astro Star Quest 2009, Bukit Jalil

Janice @ Astro Star Quest 2009, Bukit Jalil

Janice @ Astro Star Quest 2009, Bukit Jalil
Janice 衛蘭 was leaving the stage with the help of the crews.

新秀大賽榮譽榜 Astro Star Quest 2009 Result

冠軍:黃毓敏 Min
亞軍:劉界輝 Kah Fai
季軍:曾潔鈺 Jie Yu
我的至愛新秀:劉界輝 Kah Fai

新秀大賽榮譽榜 Astro Star Quest 2009 Result





Film director Yasmin Ahmad dies

Sunday, July 26th, 2009 4,030 views

It’s very sad that a very good local director left us, I love her movie Sepet very much. We will not have good short films and no more nice Chinese New Year clips which is meaningful. Hope she rest in peace.

Yasmin Ahmad dies

KUALA LUMPUR, July 26 —Renowned film and advertising director Yasmin Ahmad died here at about 11.25 pm last night.

Her death was confirmed by Media Prime Group Chief Operations Officer Datuk Seri Ahmad Farid Ridzuan, who was at the Damansara Specialist Hospital, when contacted by Bernama.

Yasmin, 51, collapsed while presenting a working paper at Sri Pentas, the headquarters of the private television station TV3 on Thursday and was rushed to the Damnsara Specialists Hospital.

She was reported to have suffered a stroke and brain haemorrhage – Bernama

Source : Bernama

KUALA LUMPUR: Award-winning film director Yasmin Ahmad (pic) has died from massive bleeding in the brain at the Damansara Specialist Hospital.

She died at 11.25pm yesterday. She had undergone surgery following her collapse at the TV3 headquarters Seri Pentas on Thursday.

Yasmin Ahmad

The 51-year-old movie maker was famed for her advertisements and films capturing the essence of racial harmony in Malaysia.

Relatives, loved ones and a large group of luminaries from the local movie and television scene gathered at the hospital the moment they heard about her death.

Among the first to arrive were veteran actress Fatimah Abu Bakar – a close friend of Yasmin – and Media Prima International CEO Datuk Seri Farid Ridzuan.

Although distraught, those present paid tribute to the award-winning director.

“We would come cross a few great people in our time on earth. Yasmin was one of them.

“She wasn’t an easy person to live or work with, but that was only because she was so talented.

“She had a big heart and vision that we usually don’t understand. That was why people misunderstood her. But she never intended any malice,” said Fatimah.

She added Yasmin’s films had always been about love and forgiveness because that was the way her parents brought her up.

Fatimah’s daughter, Sharifah Amani, who acted in Yasmin’s films, was too distraught as she stood by at her mother’s side.

She refused to talk to the press.

Fatimah and Farid acted as the spokespersons for Yasmin’s family to announce her death and details of her funeral.

TV host Aznil Nawawi, said he had always admired Yasmin’s work although he never had a chance to work with her.

“She possessed the knack on how to capture the essence of Malaysia through her movies and commercials.

“I last saw her when she was promoting her movie Talentime at the Radio Era office,” he added.

Suria FM chief executive officer Engku Imran Engku Zainal Abidin described Yasmin’s death as a great loss – not only to the entertainment and movie industry, but to the nation as a whole.

“Her movies are watched by all races because they can all relate to the messages conveyed.

“We have lost a great, intelligent and creative director,” he added.

Yasmin will be buried after Zohor prayers today, although at press time the location of the burial has yet to be determined.

Fatimah said Yasmin’s body would be taken to the SS19 Mosque in Subang Jaya for prayers.

Source : TheStar

Free Dell Laptop Contest – What Inspires your Style? Share & Win^ a Dell laptop.

Saturday, July 25th, 2009 5,752 views

Win Dell Laptop

Click here to win a free Dell laptop. Just fill in the details and write “What inspires your style” and you stand a chance to win Dell laptop.

Win Dell Laptop
Select your favorite Dell Notebook / Laptop.

Win Dell Laptop

Win Dell Laptop
Fill in your details. After you submitted successfully it will show you the screen below and send you and email notification.

Win Dell Laptop

Win Dell Laptop
Email notification.

Then you are done, just wait for the announcement and check whether your are one of the winners or not. =p Good Luck Guys & Girls!

Old Town White Coffee Website Hacked?

Friday, July 24th, 2009 3,785 views

Google blocked Old Town White Coffee Website. What happened?

Old Town White Coffee Hacked

Old Town White Coffee Hacked

Reported Attack Site!

This web site at www.oldtown.com.my has been reported as an attack site and has been blocked based on your security preferences.

Attack sites try to install programs that steal private information, use your computer to attack others, or damage your system.

Some attack sites intentionally distribute harmful software, but many are compromised without the knowledge or permission of their owners.

Diagnostic page for oldtown.com.my

What is the current listing status for oldtown.com.my?

Site is listed as suspicious – visiting this web site may harm your computer.

Part of this site was listed for suspicious activity 3 time(s) over the past 90 days.

What happened when Google visited this site?

Of the 101 pages we tested on the site over the past 90 days, 2 page(s) resulted in malicious software being downloaded and installed without user consent. The last time Google visited this site was on 2009-07-22, and the last time suspicious content was found on this site was on 2009-07-22.

Malicious software is hosted on 2 domain(s), including delzzerro.cn/, u0s.ru/.

This site was hosted on 2 network(s) including AS45352 (IPSERVERONE), AS2042 (ERX).

Has this site acted as an intermediary resulting in further distribution of malware?

Over the past 90 days, oldtown.com.my did not appear to function as an intermediary for the infection of any sites.

Has this site hosted malware?

No, this site has not hosted malicious software over the past 90 days.

How did this happen?

In some cases, third parties can add malicious code to legitimate sites, which would cause us to show the warning message.

Next steps:

* Return to the previous page.
* If you are the owner of this web site, you can request a review of your site using Google Webmaster Tools. More information about the review process is available in Google’s Webmaster Help Center.

Pleas fix it fast lo Old Town. On the other hand, too bad can’t try their breakfast set coz working on weekdays and not available on weekend, but just tried their Old Town MyLunch Set, Pan Mee with Soft drinks only RM5.90 and it’s very nice, some sort of like chili Pan Mee!

But the friend rice is just like plain rice with some ikan bilis and egg. Also my 1st time hearing Ipoh Hor Hee! Do you know what’s that? I only know Ipoh Hor Fun or Ipoh leng luis =p. Actually it’s a kind of noodles very famous in Ipoh? Ipoh orang true? Do you know bout this Hor Hee thingy? Try before?

Updated: The have solved it so you can visit Old Town White Coffee Official Website using Mozilla Firefox now.
Updated: Previously can be view by IE and now if view by IE, your antivirus will kick in and block the infected file! Do not visit now. Let them fix it.

Astro新秀决赛周六引爆 钟健桦呛声“最受欢迎不一定得冠军”?

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009 3,234 views

Astro Star Quest 2009

(吉隆坡21日讯)《Astro 新秀大赛2009》决赛进入倒数阶段,五强人马刘界辉、钟健桦、黄毓敏、涂富祖、曾洁钰把握仅有的时间做最后冲刺,势必要以最佳的状态踏上决赛舞台,决一死战!


A Date with WLT Starz 华丽星星会 @ Cheras Leisure Mall

Monday, July 20th, 2009 4,610 views

After the lunch session with the TVB, WLT Starz @ Empurau Fish Restaurant, we proceed to another event in Cheras Leisure Mall.

Check out the crowd, they been waiting for the starz, Moses Chan 陈豪, Wayne Lai 黎耀祥, Halina Tam 譚小環 and Wong Cho Lam 王祖藍, to appear since hours ago.
A Date with WLT Starz 华丽星星会 @ Cheras Leisure Mall

A Date with WLT Starz 华丽星星会 @ Cheras Leisure Mall

A Date with WLT Starz 华丽星星会 @ Cheras Leisure Mall

A Date with WLT Starz 华丽星星会 @ Cheras Leisure Mall

A Date with WLT Starz 华丽星星会 @ Cheras Leisure Mall

A Date with WLT Starz 华丽星星会 @ Cheras Leisure Mall

Vivian Tok
Myfm DJ Vivian Tok, Emcee of the day.

Vivian Tok
Playing games and asking questions to give out prized while waiting for the arrival of the starz.

Vivian Tok

Crowd at Cheras Leisure Mall

Crowd at Cheras Leisure Mall

Crowd at Cheras Leisure Mall
Wayne Lai 黎耀祥 “柴九” fan, they even holding the “柴九” banner…

Crowd at Cheras Leisure Mall

Halina Tam 譚小環
Halina Tam 譚小環

Wong Cho Lam 王祖藍
Wong Cho Lam 王祖藍

Wong Cho Lam 王祖藍

Wayne Lai 黎耀祥 “柴九”
Wayne Lai 黎耀祥 “柴九”

Wayne Lai 黎耀祥 “柴九”

Moses Chan 陈豪
Moses Chan 陈豪

Moses Chan 陈豪

Moses Chan 陈豪

Moses Chan 陈豪

A Date with WLT Starz 华丽星星会 @ Cheras Leisure Mall

A Date with WLT Starz 华丽星星会 @ Cheras Leisure Mall

A Date with WLT Starz 华丽星星会 @ Cheras Leisure Mall

A Date with WLT Starz 华丽星星会 @ Cheras Leisure Mall

A Date with WLT Starz 华丽星星会 @ Cheras Leisure Mall

A Date with WLT Starz 华丽星星会 @ Cheras Leisure Mall

A Date with WLT Starz 华丽星星会 @ Cheras Leisure Mall

After that have some games and all with the fans, I will be post about it soon. Stay tuned.

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