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Archive for October, 2006

eGenting Programming Competition 2006

Wednesday, October 18th, 2006

The eGenting Programming Competition is coming again, with better prize and new category. The cash prizes are becoming more attractive this year, with RM6000 for first prize, RM3000 for first runner up and RM2000 for second runner up. All the 3 prizes come with a job offer to work in eGenting R&D department.

The old tradition of this competition disallows anybody who is older than 25 years old to take part. But this year, they are opening a new category for 26 and above. The first prize for this category is very attractive: 5 nights ex-Port Klang cruise onboard SuperStar Gemini for 2 persons worth over RM11,000 + HP Compaq Notebook worth over RM5,000. Then, there's another notebook for first runner up and a training programme for second runner up.


  • Competition Date: 11 November 2006
  • Time: 10:00 a.m - 6:00 p.m
  • Venue: Genting Hotel Ballroom
  • Nature: Open-book, hand-written programming task

Be sure you check out the past year questions and register before 20th of October 2006.

All related materials: Official website of eGenting Programming Competition

eBay Explained 2006

Wednesday, October 18th, 2006

eBay Explained is back.

For the first time in Asia, Jim Griffith, Dean of eBay Education & eBay University Instructor will be flying in to host eBay Explained!2006 in Malaysia!

Griff has shared his eBay expertise with audiences across the US and now he will be in Malaysia for only one day to share his knowledge on how you can make your eBay selling, searching and shopping more effective and become successful online buyers and sellers.


  • Tricks of the trade
  • Strategies for safe, secure, hassle-free eBay buying and selling
  • Tips and shortcuts for even the most technologically challenged
  • Success stories about people whose lives have been changed by eBay.

Whether it’s just a desire to make some extra money, buy the latest gadgets and gizmos, or start a new business, eBay is the best online destination. With a community that stretches around the world buying and selling millions of items each and every day, eBay is the world’s online marketplace. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from the eBay Guru himself!

For the Kuala Lumpur event:

  • Date: 12 November 2006
  • Venue: Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre
  • Time: 2:00pm - 6:00pm

Registration is open till 31 October 2006.

This event is also available in Philippines and Singapore.

Details and registration: eBay Explained 2006