LICENSED auctioneers nationwide are urging the Federal Government to review and improve the e-Lelong system which has taken a toll on their livelihoods. Muzakir Mansor, an action committee member representing state auctioneers, said their livihoods had been severely affected by the implementation of the e-Lelong system following the discontinuation of their duties to help conduct public auctions. “We do not oppose the e-Lelong system as we just want to be part of it. “We hope the Federal Government will heed our plight and improve the existing system by involving us in it,” he said in a press conference at Eastern and Oriental Hotel in Lebuh Farquhar, Penang, yesterday. Muzakir, who is also Penang Auctioneers Association chairman, was there to hand over a memorandum to Mohd Abdul Rahman Ismail, who received it on behalf of the Yang di-Pertua Negri Tun Ahmad Fuzi Abdul Razak. Mohd Abdul is Ahmad Fuzi’s private secretary. The e-Lelong system, the first in Malaysia, was ... » Learn More about ‘Let us be part of e-Lelong’
Massively multiplayer online role playing games
Maddie Ziegler and Eddie Benjamin practise laser focus, work ethic and gratitude at every opportunity. I tallied their use of the word "grateful", which came up no less than 30 times in our hour-long interview, but not in the woo-woo tonality often linked to Californians and Instagram stars. In the pursuit of their wildest dreams, they make a point of not forgetting to do "kid stuff" along the way. "It's a thing, because we're always working. We're like, let's go and do some kid s*** today. I bought this electric bike and we've been riding around the neighbourhood - in a safe manner." says singer-songwriter Benjamin, 19 with his signature gap-tooth grin. Work for the pair spans every aspect of the creative arts. Ziegler, 18, is arguably the most recognisable dancer in the world. She starred in the hugely popular reality TV show Dance Moms between 2011 to 2016 and cemented herself in pop culture history with a bounce-off-the-wall performance in Australian singer-songwriter Sia ... » Learn More about Creative power couple in the spotlight
Covid-19 is truly the bane of our lives — our favourite National Steps Challenge Season 6 is cancelled. Since the National Steps Challenge won’t make a comeback this year, the Health Promotion Board has come up Live Healthy and Lumihealth, two fitness programmes to help Singaporeans tackle our WFH weight gain . Let’s dive in to see if we can score a free Fitbit or HPB vouchers this time round. HPB’s “free” Fitbit programme: Live Healthy SG The HPB has collaborated with Fitbit to come up with Live Healthy SG , which is sort of like the National Steps Challenge but with a Fitbit instead of a no-brand steps tracker. Participants will need to commit to one year of Fitbit Premium in order to get a free Fitbit. When paired with a Fitbit, Fitbit Premium acts like a sort of personal trainer on your wrist. You get access to personalised health/fitness insights and fitness programmes customised to you. Supposedly, these let you achieve better outcomes in the ... » Learn More about HPB x Fitbit’s Live Healthy SG: Is it worth signing up for a ‘free’ Fitbit?