Monthly Archives: December 2014

AirAsia flight from Surabaya to Singapore lost contact

When MH370 went missing, this publicity material appeared in AirAsia inflight magazine.

When MH370 went missing, this publicity material appeared in AirAsia’s inflight magazine.

 

Updates at 10:00 am on 30-12-2014:  The SAR for the past 2 days have no positive result. It has been reported that the SAR has been expanded to a bigger area. Lets pray for the passengers, crew and their loved ones.

Updates at 11:50 pm on 28-12-2014:  AirAsia flight from Penang to Langkawi did an air turn back after airborne for 10 minutes this evening. For more detail please read Free Malaysia Today/FMT.  As at this hour, there was still no sign of the missing AirAsia plane. The SAR has been called off for today. It will resume tomorrow art 7 am.

 

Lets pray for the safety of the 155 passengers and crew of the AirAsia flight QZ8501, which has now been confirmed by AirAsia to have gone missing. Continue reading

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Wheeling & Dealing in MCMC? Part 12 – MCMC allowed MCS Provider “To Run Amok”

Yours truly  has been charged for unsolicited service!

Yours truly has been charged RM4 for unsolicited service!

Yours truly has been charged RM4 for a renewal of a service, which yours truly had never subscribed to.  Yours truly is certain that there were many million of unsuspected subscribers that have been charged with the fees of RM4 for the so-called services provided by KitmaniaContinue reading

Wheeling & Dealing in MCMC? Part 11 – Violation of PDPA by MCS Providers

Short code

This is one of the examples of the Short Code “63365”.

 

Prior to the enactment of Personal Data Protection Act 2010 (PDPA), we hear a lot of the indiscriminate selling of personal data of customers by unscrupulous officers in telcos and companies, which keep customers profile in their data base. Continue reading

Wheeling & Dealing In MCMC? Part 10 – PDPA was ignored!

Certain "special companies" have access to our cellphone numbers and other particulars. How could this happened?

Certain “special companies” have access to our cellphone numbers and other particulars.  What is MCMC doing about this? Dishing out more licences?

Many telco’s so-called content services (MCS) providers have been indiscriminately violating Personal Data Protection Act 2010 (PDPA) by sms blasting of unsolicited advertisements/promotions daily to million of cellphone subscribers for a fees with press of a button. Why is this possible? Continue reading