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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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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It is really weird that Apple’s announcements are always called keynotes. I remembered times when a keynote meant the most important speech that always underscores the theme of an event. It is supposed to precede an event. Apple’s Special September Event is just that– an event where the only thing happening was the keynote.
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Tun Dr. Mahathir defended the remarks he made recently regarding laziness and how it plagues a particular race in Malaysia. When, oh when, can we talk about issues in Malaysia without bringing in race?
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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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After more than a year of silence, I am starting to update my blog again. And for all you 1.7 people out there who care enough about my blog to leave me some anonymous comments, you like-y my new look? Hehehe…