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Rare Earths and Us

On February 27, 2012, in Current Issues, Sharings, by jonathanfun

TweetAs published in The Malaysian Insider on the 25.02.2011. http://www.themalaysianinsider.com/sideviews/article/rare-earths-and-us-jonathan-fun/ While I do not support Lynas, and support fully the cause for a greener environment as well as sustainable, responsible management of any industrial waste that could harm us and the environment, not just radioactive wastes, I do not support the political hijacking of this issue [...]

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In Bandung, life is more liberal.

On December 15, 2011, in Current Issues, Opinions, Travel Documentaries, by jonathanfun

TweetThe author shares his encounter with a liberal muslim society in Bandung, Indonesia. I have had an opportunity to visit Bandung earlier this year, the capital of West Java province in Indonesia. It is the 3rd largest city in that country with a population 7.4 million. Located in a river basin surrounded by volcanic mountains, [...]

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Fukushima Nuclear Plant in Sendai, Japan – What exactly happened?

On March 14, 2011, in Current Issues, Opinions, Stuff that Amazes Me, by jonathanfun

Tweet My heart goes out to Japan for the catastrophe that took place on March 11, 2011, when an earthquake with a magnitude of 8.9 – 9.1 on the Richter scale struck on the north-eastern coastlines, triggering a 23-foot Tsunami with an estimated power of 1.3 petawatts that battered Japan’s coast, annihilating thousands of people, [...]

A Flooded Chinese New Year in Kluang

On January 31, 2011, in Current Issues, Self Documentary, Travel Documentaries, by jonathanfun

TweetIt all happened so sudden, in Godspeed, no prior warning whatsoever. Let me give you an idea. Here’s the rainfall data I compiled for the past 4 weeks, for the area of Kg. Gajah, Kluang, Johor, from the 3.1.2011 till the 30.1.2011. Date Rainfall (mm) Date Rainfall (mm) Date Rainfall (mm) Date Rainfall (mm) 3.1.2011 [...]

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Toy Poodle Abuse Video

On January 25, 2011, in Current Issues, Opinions, Sharings, Stuff that Amazes Me, by jonathanfun

TweetPets need to be trained, not abused. And beating, throwing your toy poodle around and slamming it on the wall are definitely not the right ways to train your pet. Watch this and you tell me. Toy Poodle Video from Jonathan Fun on Vimeo. If you have trouble watching this, try the link below. Toy [...]

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Lessons of Irony and Sarcasm

TweetIf you’ve missed some of my recent tweets under the hashtag of #irony or #Funrony, here’s some lessons for you. Feel free to copy and RT On Life and Self Development If your father is a poor man, it is your fate. But, if your father-in-law is a poor man, it’s your stupidity. I always [...]

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24 Hours to Save Sakineh

On November 3, 2010, in Announcements, Current Issues, Sharings, by jonathanfun

TweetWomen’s Rights Activists, please help spread this message. Dear Friends, Tomorrow, Iran could execute Sakineh Ashtiani. Our global outcry stopped her unjust stoning sentence in July. Now we have 24 Hours to save her life. Iran’s allies and key UN powers are our best hope. They could persuade Iran of the serious political cost of [...]

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Heroes of the Palm Oil Milling Industry

On October 30, 2010, in Current Issues, Opinions, Sharings, Sustainable Palm Oil, by jonathanfun

TweetAs published on LoyarBurok.com on the 29th October 2010 and The Malaysian Insider on the 31st October 2010. A tribute to the men and women working in palm oil mills. They are heroes in their own right – living in remote areas, toiling in harsh conditions – the work they do, help feed the world.

Disconnect to Connect

On October 14, 2010, in Current Issues, Self Reflection, Sharings, by jonathanfun

TweetA friend recently recommended me to watch this video. Instantly, I was touched. How many of us social media addicts are living through exactly the same life as the characters in the video? I raise my hand for sure. Time to learn to Disconnect. So that I can Connect more with my friends and family [...]

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Lomography : The Fun Life (Part 2)

TweetHere are a collection of random photos I’ve taken and edited with the Lomo Effect on my iPhone using the LOMO App downloaded from iTunes. Due to a long collection of photos, I’m going to divide this entry into 2 parts. This is Part 2. All these photos are closely related to what I do in [...]

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Lomography : The Fun Life (Part 1)

TweetHere are a collection of random photos I’ve taken and edited with the Lomo Effect on my iPhone using the LOMO App downloaded from iTunes. Due to an long collection of photos, I’m going to divide this entry into 2 parts. This is Part 1. All these photos are closely related to what I do in [...]

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#Twitterjaya

On October 7, 2010, in Announcements, Current Issues, by jonathanfun

TweetEveryday, thousands of Malaysian twitterers unite and gather on Twittersphere to share, discuss, and even debate, about everything under the sun; from places of interests, politics, food, to even people’s wives’, erm… Hairstyle This Malaysian virtual community that promotes Freedom of Speech (and more often than not, kepochi-ism), is known as Twitterjaya. On twitter, the hashtag [...]

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Malaysia, the PREMIUM country.

On September 12, 2010, in Current Issues, Sharings, by jonathanfun

TweetIf our neighboring Singaporeans were to get back at us Malaysians for calling them the FINE country, then perhaps the best move, is to call Malaysia the PREMIUM country. Here’s why. I was just driving down south towards Kluang from Malacca this morning and it hit me, that in the last 96 hours or so, [...]

1 Malanchestersia ?

On March 12, 2010, in Announcements, Current Issues, No Brainers and Jokes, Stuff that Amazes Me, by jonathanfun

TweetThis morning I came across a surprising news that Telekom Malaysia (TM), our country’s largest, and self-claimed “one of Malaysia’s most dynamic and innovative telecoms brands“, has just inked a 5 year sponsorship deal with the club I support the most : Manchester United. The deal will make TM the official integrated telecommunications partner of [...]

Chinese New Year Blues

On February 8, 2010, in Announcements, Current Issues, Photography, Self Documentary, Sharings, by jonathanfun

TweetI have absolutely no mood for Chinese New Year this year. Except, only, that I manage to take a break from work, and spend some time with family and friends. Faded Tang Long Perhaps it’s due to the fact that we are all grown ups now and the excitement for the celebration we once had as children [...]

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AL…..LAH….

On January 4, 2010, in Current Issues, Politics, Sharings, Stuff that Amazes Me, by jonathanfun

TweetMalaysia is a Funny country. We are a nation with a potpourri of healthy, tolerant, understanding, harmonious, polite, and hospitable people. At the same time, we also have a pool of hideous, insensitive, selfish, moronic, rude, and extreme bastards. Here we have a group of people trying to uphold the constitution and the law. These [...]

Legal Implications of Conversion in Islam

On August 19, 2009, in Announcements, Current Issues, Sharings, by jonathanfun

TweetHere’s an article from the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Malaysia on the Legal Implications of Conversion to Islam. I feel everyone in Malaysia, irregardless of whether you are or you are not Muslim, should clearly know the implications in order for you to make a clear conscience choice if you do decide to convert into [...]

Virginity Tests and How It’s Done

On July 15, 2009, in Current Issues, Love and Relationships, Stuff that Amazes Me, by jonathanfun

This morning while having my morning coffee, I came across this piece of news from cnn.com regarding “Virginity Tests” being conducted on brides-to-be during mass weddings in the Madhya Pradesh state of India, which prompt me to come up with this entry.

According to this article from CNN, “…some 150 brides-to-be, mostly tribal women, were subject to “virginity tests” before their mass wedding on June 30 as part of a state government scheme.” If found otherwise, they will be rejected from the mass wedding and left to fend for themselves…

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