British Airways, Where Is Our Bag?

There is no bitter way to lose a medal in sports than through disqualification and Nur Ayuni Farhana Abdul Halim must be devastated to know that her 2014 Commonwealth Games‘ journey has ended even before the game starts.  Nur Ayuni, who won the gold medal with Nur Suryani Taibi in the 10 metre air rifle pairs in New Delhi four years ago, was due to compete in the 10 metre air rifle and 50m rifle prone events. Then disaster struck when her competition jacket was lost en route to Scotland. I tweeted YB Khairy last night for details and here is his response: Continue reading…

 

Deliver Us From Evil

If you can bear through the first 20 minutes, then you’ll know that this is not that this is not quite the usual horror movie. If you’re expecting a scary cinematic experience that will make you jump off your seat, ‘Deliver Us From Evil’ is not your movie.  But if you’re interested to see an aspect of one of the honchos of the devil, this movie just could give you a glimpse into the real, excruciating, deadly world of the diabolical supernatural forces of evil. Continue reading…

 

Transformers 4 : Age of Extinction

I believe Transformers 4 : Age of Extinction hit our theatres just a few days before the arrival of the month of Ramadhan.  Aside from the thundering voice of Optimus Prime, the youthful presence of Bumblebee and Mark Wahlberg’s excellent acting (but not so humorous comedic attempts), there’re not many interesting elements in the new installment of the box-office franchise.  Sure, the special effects and the battle scenes were incredible – but the storyline failed to tug at my heartstrings, unlike the first Transformers.  Could it be that I miss Sam Witwicky? Continue reading…

 

Pentaksiran Tingkatan Tiga (PT3)

Semenjak 1hb Julai yang lalu, pelajar-pelajar tingkatan tiga di sekolah-sekolah menengah di seluruh negara telah mula melalui Pentaksiran Tingkatan Tiga (PT3) yang diperkenalkan oleh Kementerian Pendidikan tahun ini. Pentaksiran ini akan berlanjutan secara berperingkat (ujian pelbagai elemen, lisan dan bertulis) sehinggalah 17hb Oktober nanti. Pelajar-pelajar tingkatan 2014 adalah kumpulan pertama yang melalui sistem baru yang menggantikan Peperiksaan Menengah Rendah (PMR). PT3 berjalan seiring dengan Pentaksiran Berasaskan Sekolah (PBS) yang telah ditambahbaik dan berkuatkuasa pada 1 April 2014. Continue reading…