Seiko 5

In 1963, barely 20 years after the surrender of the Japanese in World War II, the K. Hattori & Co., Ltd. released an iconic watch that was way ahead of its time.

The watch was the Seiko Sportsmatic 5 and it had a movement with an unbreakable mainspring. It was also shock resistant. Until then, this was unheard of outside of Swiss watches. Furthermore, the watch had a water resistant case and a day-date complication. More importantly, it had a reliable and accurate self-winding movement that withstood everyday use.

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Faux Pas

The internal conflict between the professional and the ulama factions in PAS has threatened to break the party apart. While the internal struggle has been going on for a while, it wasn’t until the current Selangor Menteri Besar fiasco that it has made its way into broad national discourse- no doubt added by an ever willing mass media to showcase the “bad” side of the opposition. Will PR, as we know in its current shape and form, survive this?

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May the Fourth Be With You: Happy Star Wars Day!

The cast for Star Wars: Episode 7 was recently revealed by StarWars.com. Returning to their original roles are Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew and Kenny Baker as Luke, Han, Leia, C-3P0, Chewbacca and R2-D2.

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Ubah!

The 13th Malaysian General Elections will be the most important turning point in the history of our nation, bar the independence of Malaya and the formation of the federation of Malaysia. For the first time ever, all 222 parliamentary and 505 state assembly seats will be contested. This broke the tradition of BN winning seats by default during nomination day due to non-contest.

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