Some Airlines have a facilities where you can make use of your mobile phone just like in the ground. So you don’t need to switch off while in the flight except maybe during take-off and landing. The technology call OnAir. Not all Airlines company have it. So if you are just falling in love with some one and must text your partner every 5 minutes then seek Airlines with OnAir Service.
Read more about OnAir here. I read that Air Asia have it. Others like Qatar Airways, Royal Jordanian, Saudi Arabian Airlines..
I heard many complaint about Malaysia Internet provider on the blog and online forum mainly about the speed performance. Some also said that our Internet price are higher than neighboring countries base on the connection speed. Well I don’t find out about that. For me I used both the broadband and telephoned line.
Base on World Broadband Penetration Rankings by Household here, the sales department will not worried because they still can sell more to the Malaysian..
I have started using the Internet since the TM home modem dial up with 56kbps speed. After that upgraded into Streamyx home broadband and wireless broadband from Digi. In the past 2 years we have seen more choices for Internet packages. All mobile telephone company offer their own Internet instead of Telekom Malaysia before this. Then brand like P1 and YES. TM net now going fiber optics for home user with Unifi. With Unifi we can now really make use of the Internet TV application.
For 2011, Qatar Airways is the World’s Best Airline at 2011 World Airline Awards™ held at the Paris Air Show. If you look into the list, from 1 to 10, it is dominated by Airlines company from Arab and Asia. Arab Airlines like The winner Qatar, Etihad Airways and Emirates. Surprisingly both of our neighbor also on the top 10 – Singapore Airlines & Thai Airways International. But unfortunately our Malaysian Airlines System can’t joint the club because not on the list. Other from Asia is Asiana Airlines from Korea.
Malaysia have diversity of wildlife species and some of them are critically endangered species like Sumatran rhinoceros. Others like Orang Utan, the Malayan Tiger and Leatherback turtles. Now Borneo elephants classified as totally protected species in Sabah. So people who kill the Borneo elephants they face a mandatory jail term. Read the news here.
45 places to go in 2012 not on Malaysian soil but on New York Times perspectives. Read the article on nytimes about The 45 Places to Go in 2012. On top of the list are Panama Canal, Helsinki in Finland, the Authentic Myanmar, London (of course the Olympics!).
Meanwhile Tourism Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ng Yen Yen was proud of that Melaka listing. But she also targeted that tourist arrival in Malaysia will drop this 2012 due to the the unstable global economic situation, especially in Europe.Read here. Anyway the promotion must go on….