Malaysia has been featured in international news more prominently lately as the US has
downgraded our country to the lowest ranking in its annual human trafficking report,
relegating this South-East Asian nation to the same category as Zimbabwe, North Korea
and Saudi Arabia. The move could result in economic sanctions and loss of development aid.
Read some of the news reports below :
US penalises Malaysia for shameful human trafficking record
Malaysia ignored outside help to combat human trafficking, claims watchdog
However Penang also has quite a number human trafficking hotspots.
This info might surprise some of you.
For those who have been complaining about the slow Streamyx speed ,
you now know where we stand compared to other regional countries.
Our internet speed is even slower than Cambodia, Vietnam & Thailand!
This is a very important workshop for parents, teachers, students
and everyone who wants to know more about this addiction.
It is a serious, growing epidemic which can affect family relationships,
studies and friendships. It can also cause depression and suicides.
Please read more about IAD or Internet Addiction Disorder below :
Witness the colourful and cultural dragon boat races during the 35th Penang International Dragon Boat Festival
at the scenic Teluk Bahang Dam this weekend. The Penang International Dragon Boat Festival Committee (PIDBF)
in conjunction with the 35th Penang International Dragon Boat Festival 2014 has invited Crews from around the
world to participate in our dragon boat race . This event is fully supported by the Penang State Government and
is an affiliated festival of the International Dragon Boat Federation (IDBF). Penang has more than 30 years of
experience in organizing dragon boat races benefitted from the technical expertise of a large number of
experienced IDBF Technical Officials.