Google opens office in Malaysia to serve Google Adwords advertisers and Google products users

January 27th, 2011

The giant search engine, Google is growing fast. Just after the new that it will hire a record number of people this year “across the board and around the globe”, now it strengthen its presence in South East Asia by officially announced to open an office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Followed by Google’s first Southeast Asian office in Singapore four years back, Malaysia office would be the second in Southeast Asia. The Malaysian operation would customize products such as Google Maps, Google News and Google Translate for the local market that make Malaysians lives easier.
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Chile Earthquake

March 4th, 2010

A massive earthquake hit Chile on 27 February 2010. The 8.8 magnitude earthquake struck 115km northeast of the City of Concepcion and 325km south-west of Santiago, the capital of Chile. The quake was the seventh strongest earthquake in recorded history.

As death toll rising, aid pledges poured into Chile from around the world on Monday after the government made its first requests for help. United Nations officials told Agence-France Presse (AFP) that President Michelle Bachelet specifically requested mobile bridges, field hospitals, satellite phones, electrical generators, disaster assessment and coordination teams, water purification systems, field kitchens and restaurants.

For more information on nations pledge support, click here.

For more information, visit http://www.google.com/relief/chileearthquake/

Churches attacked as “Allah” row deepens

January 12th, 2010

Up to today, the number of churches attacked has reached eight, but according to Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein, Home Minister and also an Umno vice-president, the situation is not serious.

“So far the attacks have involved stone throwing and arson attempts. There is no serious damage,” said the Home Minister, referring to the latest report on the surveillance on places of worship. – The Star.

Churches and a convent school in Malaysia were attacked using home made fire bombs since last Friday, as “Allah” row deepens, over the recent High Court ruling that allowed Herald, a Catholic newspaper to use “Allah” in its Bahasa Malaysia editions. Continue reading »

Happy Birthday, Sir Isaac Newton!

January 4th, 2010

Google doodle featuring a dropping apple! After your Google page is loaded, there is an apple falling down from the dropping apple Google doodle. Mouse over the Google logo and you will know that today is Isaac Newton’s birthday! What is so great about Isaac Newton?

Google Doodle before homepage loaded, apple is on the branch.
Google-Isaac Newton

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Locus-T attends PayPal’s PowerUp Party

December 14th, 2009

Those who always make transactions online will not be unfamiliar to PayPal. PayPal is the faster, safer way to send money, make an online payment, receive money or set up a merchant account. PayPal provides a safe and easy way to pay without having to expose your credit cards or bank account number.

PayPal is starting to venture into Malaysia market by expanding its service and introduce MYR currency. This is indeed good news for Malaysians, as Malaysia PayPal users do not have to be concerned about the currency conversion. Furthermore, Malaysians are able to withdraw PayPal balance to local banks.

On last Friday evening (11 December 2009), PayPal had organized a PowerUp Party at Neo Restaurant and Luxe Lounge. The guests are limited to 200 persons only and hence, entry tickets to PowerUp party were claimed fast. Thanks to Paypal and to Mr. Ken, the Head of Business Development of Paypal South East Asia, Locus-T managed to get 2 passes.

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