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Thursday, August 20, 2015

Welcome our Made in Malaysia little panda Princess!

(Adapted from The Star paper)

Great news for the nation! In fact, it is a surprised! :D The two iconic giant pandas at Zoo Negara Malaysia have set a world record by being the first pair to naturally reproduce within a short period of time while in capti­vity. The female panda Liang Liang has delivered a Little Princess on 19/8/2015 at 2pm. The panda baby weights 175g and 5cm with the tail and the whole body with length 20cm. Can you imagine that such a little cute animal and would become a giant panda in years later?! You may see the picture above. 

Malaysian Zoological Society Giant Panda Conservation Centre and veterinary services director Dr Mat Naim Ramli said it took eight to nine years for pandas in captivity to reproduce, but even that was usually done through artificial insemination.
“We have set a world record for having our pandas reproducing within a short period through natural breeding outside of China.
“This is definitely a big impact on the research done by China.
“We are even considering keeping Xing Xing’s sperm in a sperm bank,” he told reporters here yesterday.
Malaysia’s very own giant pandas – Liang Liang and Xing Xing – which were given on loan by China, arrived in Malaysia on May 21 last year. 
Their arrival marked a 40-year celebration of diplomatic ties between both countries.
The pair from Chengdu, China, was loaned through the Giant Panda International Conservation Cooperation Agreement Pro­gramme.
Previously, there were concerns that the pair were not hitting it off despite attempts at mating.
He said ovulation occurred on May 7 and they monitored Liang Liang by observing her behaviour, checking blood hormone levels, genital physical changes as well as vaginal cytology.
“We suspected she was pregnant on Aug 7 as her progesterone level was high, so we tried to take another blood test the following week, but she did not allow us to do so,” Mat Naim said.
Mat Naim said the birth was unexpected by Zoo Negara as they thought it was a pseudo pregnancy, where a panda displays behaviour of being pregnant but is not.
He said Liang Liang had acted the same way some time in June last year.
On Tuesday, nine-year-old Liang Liang gave birth to a female cub weighing 175g, measuring 20cm, at around 1.45pm at the conservation centre. The gestation period was 104 days.
Both mother and baby were doing well, said Mat Naim.
“Liang Liang is very motherly and she is very protective of her cub.
“We could only separate the baby from the mother for four minutes to quickly weigh, measure the height and determine the sex.
“We are confident Liang Liang will make a good mother and can take care of the cub as she has given birth previously.
“She raised the first baby on her own and we hope she does the same.
“We feel there are better chances of survival with her taking care of the cub,” he said.
Coincidentally, Liang Liang’s first baby, Gong Gong, a male, was also born on the same date as his sister two years ago and is now at the Dujiangyan panda base in Sichuan province.
Mat Naim said both mother and daughter would be quarantined for two months before the public is allowed to view them.
He said that once Liang Liang was ready to leave her cub alone, the infant would be placed in a nursery room for public viewing.
He said the cub would be in Malaysia for two years before being sent back to China.
Zoo Negara deputy president Rahmat Ahmat Lana said children below 12 accompanied by their parents would be allowed in free on the first day when both mother and child were ready to be displayed.

Monday, August 17, 2015

Letters from the Worldwide!

Angela - The Netherlands

Tracy - Australia 

Mary - USA 

I have received some letters from the world wide in the past 3 weeks. They are from the Netherlands, Australia and USA. I was so happy and grateful to receive their letters, especially from Mary, USA.

Mary is the friend that I have met in the LetterMo in February 2014. I then written her a letter and I didn't receive her reply until 22/7/2015. Guess what, Mary is the founder of the LetterMo and she is also an author of some novels. Her full name is Mary Robinette Kowal. In her letter, she has given me some advice on the story writing as per my request. Anyway, I am really glad to receive her reply, moreover it is from an author. I really am did not believe it! 😛

The other 2 letters are from Tracy, NSW, Australia. In her letter, Tracy said that her country is very cold due to winter and she has an enjoyable trip in Sydney for a concert. Moreover, her daughter is going to England as a tutor soon and Tracy and her family are planning to visit her later and then travel to Iceland which is a country she is looking forward to visit. I am wishing Tracy's daughter all the best for her work in England.

The last letter is from my good pen-pal, Angela, from the Netherlands. Again, she has surprised me with her mail as she has sent me some small gifts and a wonderful letter. I am really grateful to Angela for her mail. I am yet to reply to Angela but I will write to her soon. I wish that I could meet Angela in person someday as I think it would be a nice meet up for us since we have exchanged letters for 2 years already.

Lastly, I would like to thank Mary, Tracy and Angela for their mails again and whenever I receive mail(s), it makes my day. Thus, a big THANK YOU to all of you. May God bless you all!!! 😀

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Polish & German Postcards

Kalina - Poland

Marie - Germany

I have received 2 beautiful postcards from Europe. The first one is from Poland and the next one is from the Germany. The Polish, Kalina is a 18 year-old lady and live in Jaworno, a small town in Poland. She also taught me some simple Polish words. 

The Beatles's postcard is from Marie, Germany. She is 22 year-old and she bought such postcard when she was traveling in London. Marie written in the card that Germany has many great food and they have barbecue nearly every weekend in the summer. Pretzels is the favorite of Marie and I am quite like suck snack.

Anyway, I am grateful to both Kalina and Marie for the 2 postcards as I like them very much. I will appreciate them very much. Once again, thank you to both of you. May God bless you all! 😀

Friday, July 17, 2015

Selamat Hari Raya 2015

           Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri to all 
     the Muslims !!!

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Postcards from Russia

(L) Elvira , (R) Vitaly


I have received 4 surprised Russian postcards in the past 2 weeks. 2 of the postcards are a Thank you card and what a coincidence that both of the senders, Elvira and Vitaly have sent me the postcards with the view of the Eiffel Tower of France. I am very grateful to both of them and also would like to thank them for the lovely postcards respectively.
On the other hand, I have also received the postcard of an art from Ilya. I think it is a dragon. The next postcard is sent by Vladimir from St. Petersburg, the second capital city of Russia.Vladimir has sent me the postcard with the view of the St. Petersburg in snow time. I am appreciate the postcard.
I have received many postcards from Russia, it makes me would like to travel to Russia someday. I hope I could visit such country soon. Anyway, I would like to thank Vladimir, Ilya, Elvira and Vitaly once again for sending the wonderful postcards to me! THANK YOU!!! :)

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Surprise from Norway

I was having a surprised from Ewa, Norway on 27/6/2015. Wow, she has sent me 2 postcards, and some gifts, e.g. mini Norway flag, tour guide books, map, chocolate and magnet. I was really happy to receive the mail from Ewa and I also would like to thank her very much for it.
The postcards that Ewa has sent to me was a Royal Norwegian Family postcard with King Harald, Queen Sonja, Prince Hakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit. The other postcard is with the view of the place Preikestolen. It is at the Lysefjorden, the Pulpit Rock. I like both the postcards very much.
In return I would send Ewa of the postcard of my country and some small gifts which represent Malaysia soon. I hope Ewa would like the mail that I am sending to her. Once again, Thank you Ewa for your wonderful mail.! :)

American Postcard

A surprised postcard from the USA received on 23/6/2015 from Dana. The postcard shows the view of the North Carolina, the Tarheel state. From the Blue Ridge Mountains, across the icamont plateau, to the Outer Banks, North Carolina is rich in scenic beauty and historic sites. One of the original 15 states, their state bird is the cardinal, and the state flower is the dogwood.
Anyway, I like the card very much and I would like to thank you Dana for it. :)

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Happy Ramadan ! ! !

Selamat Berpuasa or Happy Ramadan to all the Muslim Friends!!!

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Mails from My Worldwide Pen - Pals

I have received some mails from my foreign pen-pals in the past few weeks. They include posstcards and letters. Those mails are from AUstralia, China, the Netherlands, Argentina and Russia. Among them, the pen-pals from the China, Australia and the Netherlands, we have exchanged mails formore than 2years. They areAndrea from Australia, Angela from the Netherlands, and Deirdre from China.

Deirdre - China

The first postcard (above) is sent from Deidre, China. She has just become a college student and she is excited about her college life I think. Anyway, Deirdre has sent me a lovely postcard to me and I like it very much.

Silvina - Argentina

The second postcard is from Argentina, Silvina. We exchanged postcard. She has sent me a postcard with the view of Ushuaia, Fin Del Mundo. It is the southermost city in the world. I in returned has sent her a self- made postcard. Anyway, I would like to thank Silvina for the beautiful postcard.

Andrea - Australia

Andrea from Hobart, Tasmania, Malaysia. She has sent me the postcard with the multi-view of Tasmania. It includes Dove Lake and Cradle Mountain, Wineglass Bay and The Penitentiary, Port Arthur. Andrea has mentioned in the postcard that winter has arrived early in Australia and they had show down to 200m. The multi-view of her postcard are all listed in the UNESCO. I like such postcard very much as it is wonderful. Thank you Andrea.

The postcard below is from Irina, Russia. It is a black ad white postcard with the view of the old St. Petersburg. Irina is very interested about my beautiful country, thus,I will reply to her by telling her some of our culture or menu. :p 

The last mail is from my favourite pen-pal, Angela. The Dutch pen-pal. She always surprised me with her mail as you could see in the picture. Angela always sends me some gifts together with her letter. Hence, I am always looking forward to receive her mail. However, it is not due to the gifts, it is her wonderful letter. According to Angela, she just finished her holidays from one of the Middle East countries and she and her family were enjoyed very much for their vacation. I am yet to reply to Angela due to I am quite busy with my personal matters lately. I would try to reply to her soon.

Anyway, these are all my mails from my foreign pen-pals. I would try to reply to you ASAP and once again, thank you for your wonderful mails!!! Happy Letter-exchanging!!! :D

Friday, June 5, 2015

OMG! Earthquake in Sabah, Malaysia!

After I got up from the bed in this morning, I checked my FB and  I saw one of my ex-colleagues who is from Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, posted a message that she was experiencing earthquake in the early morning before she went to work. 

I was shocked to see her posting. Then i was checking the news online and OMG! Malaysia was having the earthquake at Sabah's west coast with magnitute 5.9 hit near Ranau district. It is a town near the capital city of Sabah, Kota Kinabalu with about 54km away. It was happened at 7:15am. 

Gosh, i was shocked with the news as I have never imagined that earthquake would be happening in my country. Luckily my ex-colleague is alright and did not hurt, I hope. Anyway, according to the news reported, the tremors shook buildings and rattled windows prompting people to run out from their houses, shops, and even at the Kota Kinabalu International Airport terminal.  

There are about 190 people/climbers trapped on the Mt. Kinabalu after the earthquake. I wish all those people would be safe and would get rescue at soonest possible. 

Another bad case is that after the earthquake, the iconic Donkey's Ear Peak at Mt. Kinabalu has been destroyed. The twin peak landmark resembling a pair of donkey's ears has been badly damaged, with the top of one of the peaks falling off in the tremors.

Lastly, I prayed for the people in Sabah are all safe and wish that there would not be second wave of quake again. May God bless all of us!!!

Friday, May 29, 2015

The Surprised Asian Postcards Received in May 2015!!!

I have received 2 surprised Asian postcards in the month of May. The 2 postcards are sent from Hong Kong and Japan. Both of the postcards are very lovely.

The Japanese postcard is sent by Katuya. She is a lady who is learning the Chinese language. The postcard that she sent to me is pasted with the stamp of Doraemon, which is my 1st favourite cartoon character. Doraemon comic is also my first comic reading series since I was about 8 years old. Anyway, I would like to thank Katuya for the postcard.

The next postcard is from Fonni, Hong Kong. It is a postcard with the view of  the HK famous food, i.e. the Pineapple Bun. It is soft, sweet bun topped by crunchy crust. When served, a chunk of cold butter is stuffed into the bun. Basically, it contains no pineapple. It is called pineapple bun because its checkered crust resembles the skin of a pineapple. 

I have tasted this bun when I visited Hong Kong last time. It is indeed very delicious! :D Anyway, I would like to thank Fonni for the "yummy" postcard! :)

Lastly, I want to say THANK YOU to both Fonni and Katuya again. Arigato gozaimasu! Xiexie! !   
Katuya - Japan

Fonni - Hong Kong

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

The American Postcards Received as at 3/4 Weeks of May 2015!!!

The 2 postcards above are from USA. One of the postcards are the view of the Connell University.   I like all these 2 American postcards. Hence, I would like say a big THANK YOU to Sherrie and ab2525.

The Surprised European Postcards Received until 3/4 Weeks of May 2015!!!

Bonjour! Ciao! The postcards below are my surprised EUrepean receipt postcards. They are from France, Poland, Czech Republic, the NEtherlands and Italy.

Frankly speaking, I like all the postcards as they are very lovely. Every postcards has its specialties. Thus, i like all of them. Lastly, I would like to thank all the European postcrossers below as they have wider my postcard collection! THANK YOU!!!
TucMed - Czech Republic
Kitty - The Netherlands
Roberto - Italy
Loïc - France
Marie - France

Aga - Poland

Monday, May 25, 2015

The Surprised Russian Postcards Received until 3/4 Weeks May 2015!!!

The postcards below are sent from the St. Petersburg, Russia to me. All of the postcards are very lovely, especially the one sent by Yulia. It is a view of the Cathedral of the Resurrection ("The Saviour on the Spilled Blood").
As for the black and white postcard is amazing too. It is the view of the Anichkov Bridge of 1900s. A history scene, I guess! :) I also like the Lavender flower postcard from Sophia. Overall, all the 3 Russian postcards have their uniqueness and I am really very grateful to all the Russian postcrossers who sent me those postcards. THANK YOU!!! 



Sunday, May 24, 2015

The Surprised German Postcards that Received until the 3/4 Weeks of May 2015!

Hi! I would like to say Thank You to all my German post crossers below to send me the wonderful postcards. Thanks again! Happy Postcrossing! ! !





Monday, May 18, 2015

My New Aussie Pen-Pal! !!

Good day! This is the greetings words of the people from Aussie land. Yes, I have a new pen-pal from the Down Under, Australia. Her name is Tracy. She is from New South Wales. Tracy has surprised me with her letter in February. She has met me via the website "A Month of Letters" (LetterMo) campaign.
Both of us have participated the LetterMo campaign for 2 years. From this campaign, I have met some pen-pals from different countries, eg. Sweden. Australia, UK. It is fun to write the letters in handwritten instead of typing.
Tracy has written to me by introduced herself. She is a mother of 3 children and both of us are having same hobbies, like pen-palling, reading and exchanging postcards. Tracy has never visit my country, so she would like to know more about Malaysia.
I have replied to Tracy last week and introduced her about my beautiful country, and given her a recipe. I hope she would like it. I am looking forward to receive Tracy's reply and hope that we could be long-term pen-pals. :) 

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Niece's 15th Birthday on 15/5/2015!!!

Time flies! In last year, about 3 months before my dearest niece's birthday, I was asking my friends from locally and overseas for the Beatles's stuff, eg. cards, posters, etc.. as my niece is a big fan of The Beatles. She is still their fan now. Anyway, in last year, I really appreciate the favour of the friends who have sent the stuff of the Beatles to my niece and she really was surprised for her birthday! You may refer to the "A Surprise to My Lovely Niece!" which I posted in last year! :P

Anyway, yesterday was the 15th birthday of my dearest niece, YC. However, I did not give any surprises to her in this year. I only given her a lovely birthday card. Then my family and I dined at the Japanese restaurant called Sushi Tei to celebrate her 15th birthday. By the way, YC is a girl who likes to eat Japanese food! Hehe! :P

We have ordered few types of sets, for example, Soba noodle, Udon noodle, Sukiyaki, friend chicken cutlets, beef, salmons, Yakitori don set, etc.. We all were enjoying the meal very much and in the end all of us were felt very fulfilling. Then We bought a piece of cheese and chocolate cake for my niece, YC as her birthday. The pictures below show our meal.

Overall, this was how we celebrated YC's 15th birthday. As her aunt, I would like to wish YC "Happy Birthday" again and all her wish would come true. On the other hand, I am also wishing her to have happiness always, stay in good health and to become a good, smart and an elegant girl. 

Lastly, I would like to tell my dearest YC that all of us in the family are loving her very much. I would be always by her side if she requires any favours! ! I love you, YC!!! 😊 

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Happy Mother's Day! !!

Happy Mother's Day!!!