Dr. Ravi is one of my fellow colleague, whom I know since the early days I was in Kota Kinabalu. He’s a radiologist (and a good one), working in one of the private hospital in Kota Kinabalu. In April 2002, he invited me to be in his medical team, which looked after 23 Special Olympic … Read moreMount Tambuyukon article by K Ravi Mandalam
Do you know that El Nino drought that happened in 1997-1998 in Sabah gave a very big impact on the vegetation of Mount Kinabalu? I came across this news from New Sabah Times, mentioning about the possibility of the drought recur again in the next future. According to the officials, during the 1998 El Nino … Read moreEl Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO) effect to Mount Kinabalu – It’s coming…
KOTA KINABALU: Booking air tickets via travel agents is going cost more in Sabah from today. Travel agents in Sabah will begin charging a â€œticketing feeâ€ following the trend towards zero commission policy being implemented by airlines. The Sabah Association of Tours and Travel Agents (SATTA) said that they would collect a maximum of 10 … Read moreTravel agents will charge “ticketing fee”
Try to solve the Sudoku puzzle below. There is only one rule: Every row, column and box of 3×3 cells must contain the numbers 1 through 9 exactly once. Happy trying! 😉 [print version] Visit www.dailysudoku.com for more puzzles, solutions, hints, books and other resources. I know, there is nothing to do with Mount Kinabalu. … Read moreTry Sudoku
Do you know that 2007 is the Visit Malaysia year? Basically, this is the year where a lot of tourist/travelers from around the world come and spend some time (and some money) by coming and experience what they say as “Malaysia Truly Asia”. So if you decided to come and spend some time in Sabah, … Read moreVisit Malaysia Year 2007
Monsopiad Cultural Village, the traditional village is a historical site in the heartland of the Kadazandusun people and it is the only cultural village in Sabah built to commemorates the life and time of the legendary Kadazan and head-hunter warrior: Monsopiad. The direct descendants of Monsopiad, his 6th and 7th generations have built the village … Read moreMonsopiad Cultural Village
You can easily get a pirated copy of Adobe Photoshop CS2 here in Malaysia. I got mine for RM5 (less than USD2) from Petaling Street, few copies, few years back. However, most of the time, the installation DVD was corrupted, and the registration process was invalid. As I don’t have that much money to buy … Read moreDon’t have $ to buy Photoshop? Try GIMP
Just remember to wear your life jacket when you go on a tourist boat to any island in Sabah. You don’t want to end up dead while spending your holiday here. It’s what hapenned in Sandakan, Sabah, when a tourist boat capsized in Padas River mouth on the 9th of January. BTW, it’s not the … Read moreTourist boat capsizes; Woman dead
If you have been using N|vu to create your HTML based website, try to upgrade to KompoZer. KompoZer is actually N|vu, but the developers has fixed some bugs that comes with N|vu. So basically, you will get a “re badged” N|vu on your desktop! >>>>>> In my opinion, it’s really good. Although there are some … Read moreSwitch your N|vu to KompoZer!
Oh, it’s my family – my 2 years old boy, Dany, me, my wife, Mainie and my 2 months old baby girl, Nany.