Daily Archives: February 4, 2015

For many reasons, great numbers of Chinese can’t say the “r” properly…

— MANY CHINESE (AND JAPANESE) JUST CAN’T SAY THE “R” WITHOUT HAVING IT COME OUT AS AN “L”. In the 1960s, Miss Japan was asked for her favourite food. “I love lice,” she replied. The audience laughed but she was … Continue reading

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‘Fire your Indonesian maid now’ (and buy a Robovac vacuum cleaner): The Advert that could launch a diplomatic war…

— BEST COMMENT OF THE WEEK: WILL NAJIB TELL JOKOWI THAT THEY MEANT ALL MAIDS? Steve Lai ‏@stevelai Feb 4 Will Najib say “they meant ALL maids”? Ahead of Jokowi visit, β€˜racist’ vacuum ad blows up storm in Jakarta http://buff.ly/1zaTIveContinue reading

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Did Astro sack 60 staff with a 24-hour notice? Can it be done legally in Malaysia?

— Rohaizad Mohamed, Senior Vice President of Broadcast and Operations, Astro Productions Sdn Bhd, said in an email,”All processes were followed and all affected employees were compensated and recognized for their years of service.” BERNAMA ‏@bernamadotcom 14h14 hours ago Redundancies … Continue reading

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