From September, 2010

Private car theft statistics in Malaysia: One stolen every 24 minutes

Update (26 Feb. 2013): My two blog articles on car security and car theft statistics in Malaysia were used in ntv7’s The Breakfast Show today (Episode 41). Go to tonton (search for the show — free registration and free viewing) to view the show’s segment on car security (at about 42:20 minutes). Update (23 Mar.…

Sesame Street Live in Malaysia: Unfortunately unnoticed

Sesame Street recently came to Malaysia for a three-day live performance (3-5 Sept. 2010) at Stadium Putra, Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur. My family and I went for the Saturday night show (4 Sept, 8:30 pm), and I was surprised by the rather tepid turnout. The stadium was only about one-quarter filled, with the biggest crowd,…

Environmental statistics 2010 for Malaysia

The Little Green Data Book series is an annual publication by World Bank on the environmental statistics for each country in the world. The latest is The Little Green Data Book 2010 and it is available for free for download. Anyway, I have downloaded the data specifically for Malaysia and place them here as a…

Electricity demand, economic growth, and sustainable energy resources in Malaysia

In my previous blog entry, I wrote about the consequences of large dams, such as Malaysia’s Bakun Dam, on social and environment aspects. Essentially, I remarked that Bakun Dam, as a hydroelectric dam, is not a sustainable energy choice because it causes serious, long term, and irreversible destruction to many social and environmental aspects. Moreover, the expected…

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