Arrogant Ronaldo, “I’m the first, second and third best player in the world”

  Arrogant Ronaldo, “I’m the first, second and third best player in the world”


MANCHESTER, Nov 18 – Who are the three best players in the world? For Cristiano Ronaldo, there is only one candidate.

“I am the first, second and third,” the Manchester United star said with a smile after arriving in Brazil for international duty with Portugal.

The 23-year-old conceded AC Milan’s Kaka, Barcelona’s Lionel Messi and Liverpool’s Fernando Torres were “good candidates”, but he believes he has surpassed all of his rivals for the Fifa World Footballer of the Year and Ballon d’Or awards.

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History repeats: “Titanic” stars reunited with love affair on a train wreck

History repeats: “Titanic” stars reunited

with love affair on a train wreck


The first time out, Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio’s romance went down with the ship.

Now the “Titanic” stars reunite for another love affair, and this one’s a train wreck.

Winslet and DiCaprio attended a press screening on Saturday for “Revolutionary Road”, their dark domestic drama that should put them back in the heart of the upcoming Academy Awards season.

“Revolutionary Road” — adapted from the Richard Yates novel and directed by Winslet’s husband, Sam Mendes — traces the married life of Frank and April Wheeler, whose relationship begins in giddy optimism but runs aground amid the monotony of 1950s suburbia.

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Feel free to err but always try to learn

  Feel free to err but always try to learn 

 Extracts from the article,  “Freedom to err and to learn”, in The Malaysian Insider by Hafiz Noor Shams


  • Failure is simply part of life.
  • A world without failure is a fanciful dream incapable of withstanding reality.
  • No matter how much failure hurts, it teaches us valuable lessons for future endeavours.
  • Do it enough while learning from it, and a pot of gold awaits the daring at the end of the rainbow.
  • Success and failure are just the result of competition for the best answers to questions that beset humanity.



Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the prettiest among them all?


  • In search for the best, somebody must lose.
  • Somebody must be in second place, or last.
  • Not all can take the No. 1 position.


Failures greeted us along the way before we succeed.

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You are wrong PM Lee, you should declare that one family rule like ‘Lee Dynasty’ is the best for Singapore

You are wrong PM Lee, you should declare that

one family rule like ‘Lee Dynasty’ is the best for Singapore

PM Lee Says Singapore not suitable for a 2-party system, What do you think?

I strongly believe that hould declare that one family rule like ‘Lee Dynasty’ is the best for Singapore.

Unlike America where the country is run by 2 political parties, Singapore is only run by one party.  

According to PM Lee, Sg is not suitable for a two-party system.


Mizzima:No headway in Burma-Bangla bilateral maritime parleys

By:Salai Pi Pi

The two-day bilateral delimitation talks between Burma and Bangladesh over the disputed maritime boundary, held in Dakha, capital of Bangladesh, failed to make any headway, according to a Bangladesh Foreign Affairs Ministry official.

“The talk was fruitful but there was no consensus on the methodology for delimitation of territorial water boundary,” a Bangladesh official talked Mizzima over telephone.

Since the delegations from the two countries’ could not agree on a methodology in demarcating the maritime boundary, the next bilateral meet is scheduled to be held in Rangoon in the New Year.

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Irrawaddy:White House Urges UN to Condemn Burma


NEW YORK — A White House spokesperson on Monday said that the international community and the United Nations should not remain silent to oppressive, anti-democratic measures of the Burmese junta.

Burma’s military government has sentenced at least 86 activists since November 7, including monks and women, in special courts held in Insein Prison in Rangoon. The sentences have ranged from two to 65 years in prison.

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KL to lift work ban on foreign retirees

   KL to lift work ban on foreign retirees 


KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 18 – Malaysia plans to lift a ban preventing foreign retirees living in the country from seeking employment, to allow local and international companies to tap a potentially large pool of highly educated professionals.

Senior government officials said that the relaxation on employment rules for foreigners who live in the country under the Malaysia My Second Home programme could be finalised before year end.

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