Wednesday, October 31, 2012
"The problem with these PR leaders is that they want everything. They claim they are not power crazy but at the same time wants to be MPs and ADUNs at the same time. They keep telling their blind and deaf supporters that there is nobody else cleverer than them.
Nepotism in BN?
Read more HERE.
Monday, October 29, 2012
1. The video is a forum by Activists and independent analysts on the Middle East, to disentangle the lies of the U.S. government and corporate media to destabilize and colonize Syria and Iran.
The video is a session organised by American Iranian Friendship Committee (AIFC),.
Ramsey Clark, Former Attorney General,
Dr. Mazen Adi and Mr. Asaad Ibrahim, Permanent Mission of the Syrian Arab Republic to the United Nations,
Lizzy Phelan, Independent Journalist and broadcaster who has reported from both Libya and Syria during the wars there,
Ardeshir Ommani, American Iranian Friendship Committee (AIFC),
Larry Hales, International Action Center, Ben Becker, ANSWER Coalition, Larry Hales, International Action Center,
Another video (only 3 minutes) described the lies propagated by US corporate media.
A must-watch clip.
Sunday, October 28, 2012
|Departure to the war zone|
|Sending off the team by Aman Malaysia Medical Coordinator, Dr Shamsul Anwar Sulaiman.|
|Syria- Lebanon Checkpoint|
|What was once a family home, not far from Tyre|
|Multiple Wounds are common in war.|
|We set up Peace Malaysia Clinic in Tyre, which is near the Israeli Border.|
|It takes years to re-build a wartorn nation.|
major highway bombed by Israeli air attacks
|beautiful and famous coastal rock near Beirut City.|
|mosque in downtown Beirut|
|The Romans were once here|
|The majestic Roman pillar that stood a thousand years|
We distributed medications and also ran our clinic for a week. A second medical team took over from us a week later.
The Malaysian Defence Ministry sent its peacekeeping force sometime after we left.
I hope more Malaysians will come forward to volunteer.
When we volunteer and experience and see first-hand the hardship of others, we come back spiritually enlightened and our hearts are filled with humility and gratitute for the peace we have in our homeland.
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Monday, October 22, 2012
He comes from a business family.
He moved from a financing business into the Real Estate when he saw the potential it has in the latter as a source of wealth.
He said, "the top 10 richest persons in Hong Kong are involved in real estate".
He mentioned the Asian financial crisis of 1997 which hit China and Hong Kong hard, made worse by SARS outbreak later.
Real estate in Shanghai has increased, and so have the property prices. House price has increased from 8000 Yuan to 60000 Y per sq.foot.
Central government, the Government of China, has taken steps to stabilise housing prices.
The central government issues 'macro control' to stabilise property price.
After the year 2000, Shanghai has drawn world attention, and many people have moved there and this brought up the property prices.
Real estate price in Shanghai increased 50-100% annually.
Bad loans (NPL) also hit developers.
Recent macro-control steps taken by the China government slowed down sales, so the developers have less money to repay their loans, he explained.
Jonny's company's practice, unlike the American style, act as 'middle man' for both the seller (vendor) and the buyer, bringing the two parties to meet up, and help negotiate the final price, which is mutually agreed by both parties.
His business focusses on efficiency of handling the deals.
The China government has a 5-year construction plan: plan to build 36 million affordable homes for its population. The government has built affordable homes and public rental houses.
EU debt crisis worries businessmen in China too, because Chinese exports will be affected too.
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Dibawah ini sebuah video yang menampilkan perangai dua jururawat di sebuah Nursing Centre memperlakukan pesakitnnya yang sudah tua dan tak mampu berbuat apa-apa dengan cara tidak bermoral dan tidak manusiawi.
Jururawat itu membiarkan pesakitnya beberapa saat telanjang dan setelah diberi baju diangkat dan lemparkan demikian saja ke tempat tidur lain seperti guni. Dalam kamera tersembunyi itu , telah diketahui Nursing Centre mana yang telah melakukan perbuatan tidak terpuji ini.
1. It is NOT greener on the other side...across the Causeway, I mean.2. Let your loved one be cared for at your own home.
3. view: mnalfalah.com.my
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
The mover behind Al Falah, Dr Norshinah Kamarudin, said the suggestion to venture into this sector originated from a close friend.
Dr Norshinah's friend, who has a strong business acumen, sees the potential behind this industry, particularly in urban areas.
She said there were many cases where home-based nursing care was required for elderly parents, as most urban dwellers were busy with their jobs.
"This is the opportunity that we notice and in terms of logistics we ease the hassle of having to bring the patients for treatment at the hospital," she told Bernama at the Al Falah office.
Dr Norshinah has 30 years' experience in the field of Medicine; and with assistance from her close friend, she set up MN Al Falah in January 2010.
Despite being new in the industry, Al Falah, led by Dr Norshinah and her business partner Siti Azifah Mohamed, has managed to make inroads. Siti Azifah has wide experience in paediatric nursing.
Al Falah, which means success, focuses on exclusive and professional home-based nursing care.
"As directors of Al Falah we have injected value-added services, as I am a medical expert while Siti Azifah is in nursing. This helps us to be more competent in providing our services.
"This way the patients and nurses are able to get direct consultations from both of us," noted Dr Norshinah.
She said Al Falah plans to expand abroad, particularly to neighbouring countries.
"There are many patient-care agencies but most focus on physical health and needs alone," said Dr Norshinah, who retired from government service in 2007.
She also operates a clinic at the Prince Court Medical Centre here.
Apart from being the chairman and managing director of Al Falah, she handles the marketing and goes into the field to interview nurses who want to work for Al Falah.
Al Falah uses a holistic approach that covers the physical, emotional and spiritual well-being of patients.
"What we offer is to meet the needs of patients after they are discharged from hospital," said Dr Norshinah.
For Muslim patients receiving Al Falah's services, they will also have available to them a spiritual approach from the attending doctors and nurses to help assure their speedy recovery.
Al Falah provides Muslim patients with a book on prayers. The nurses attending to Muslim patients will also perform the zikir, apart from asking to join them in the zikir.
Additionally, patients will be advised on how to perform their religious obligations when they are ill.
"For non-Muslim patients, our nursing care will focus on the physical and psychosocial aspect," said Dr. Norshinah.
Eighty per cent of the nurses employed by Al Falah are Muslims and from the total number of nursing staff, 20 per cent are men.
Al Falah also provides physiotherapy and counselling services.
Apart from the Klang Valley, Al Falah is available in Balik Pulau, Ipoh, Kota Bharu, Seremban, Johor Baru and Muar. Its hotline is 012-2526499.
Dr. Norshinah said the length and duration of care depends on a patients' needs.
There are cases that need round-the-clock care and there are cases where a nurse is only required to replace a patient's feeding tubes. In other cases patients only need nurses to bathe and feed them.
As an example, Dr Norshinah cited a case where the family wanted all the comforts for a terminally ill patient at home. In this case Al Falah arranged for nurses to work in shifts to attend to the patient, just like in a hospital.
"All the required equipment was provided, just like that in a hospital room. We also provided a doctor and a physiotherapist," said Dr Norshinah.
She has been a volunteer with Aman Malaysia since 2005 and is now involved with volunteer work with the Yayasan Felda . She was also a volunteer during the massive floods that hit Kota Tinggi and Batu Pahat.
She also tries to fulfil her social obligations, such as visiting welfare homes and homes for delinquents. -- Bernama
"AG report: Top marks to Pakatan states"
There are several instances of millions of money have been lost via loss making state agencies and other types of omissions that didn’t appear in any of the opposition websites or in any of their leaders’ blogs .
Here is another article describing Pakatan Rakyat's hypocrisy in their culture.
In the author's own words...
(abstract, taken from stopthelies blog)
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
MEDICAL TRIBUNE: 1-15 September 2012
House officers in the Ministry of Health are an unenviable lot these
days – well, in most aspects, I would
They seem to be able to do no right. These poor souls are being blamed for everything –
from the 36 medical colleges in the country (no demand, no supply, right?), to the ‘Houseman
Glut’ (as reported in The Star on 27 November 2010) and even their very own ‘shift system.’
It does not bode well for these new kids on the block when a few rotten apples, with poor attitude towards their work, give the entire team a bad image.
Not too long ago, it was a totally different scenario.
House officers then very often never got a chance to see the sun rise (or set) for a few consecutive days.
Yet, they persevered and worked relentlessly to evolve, to be equipped to take on the world. It did not
matter which university one graduated from (generally speaking).
Most, if not all, were willing to be molded, were willing to learn and willing to discharge their duties to the best of their abilities. I dare say that it felt like military school being a house officer then.
One had to be ‘broken’ in order to be rebuilt into a stronger, more resilient doctor. I suppose such training was the accepted norm then.
Is it fair for us to expect these same standards from house officers today? Would this
‘new breed’ of doctors withstand the training dispensed in the days of yore? Times have
changed and so, too, the landscape as far as training is concerned.
On one hand, we have a system that is imploding – 36 medical universities and counting (producing over 7,000 doctors annually), thus forcing the shift system into being.
While on the other hand, we have non-stop interference from parents and relatives who
believe they know best how a house officer should be trained!
(Views) by Dr. Sivabala Selvaratnam
1. The quality and attitude of many house officers of today, are appalling, to put it mildly.
2. They are a nightmare when we medical officers and specialists are on-call with them (recalling my times in government practice not too long ago).
3. To all houseofficers and medical students:
4. If you think housemanship and being a doctor is a glamorous job, you are in for a shock.
It ain't a bed of roses.
5. It will never be.
6. If you joined medical school because ..daddy or mummy says so, or because your teacher says so, you'll be sorry. Your attitude at work will show.
7. If you join medical school because you sincerely want to, and it is from your heart, then you'll be okay.
I have been a doctor for 27 years. I know.