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All can eat Japanese restaurant MAIU

Japanese restaurant MAIU is located in Damansara Perdana. They are providing Japanese food for RM38 and all can eat. Food Taste also very good compare with other Japanese restaurant.

This restaurant name is originally must be UMAI. But one of Japanese comedian always say MAIU in gourmet TV program. I guess this restaurant manager follow him.

Most of Japanese restaurant are expensive compare with Japan but MAIU is cheaper if you are big eater. Most of time, the restaurant is full booking. So I recommend to make reservation before go to the restaurant. Or just go to restaurant and wait for seat.

The location is very difficult to find. Just go inside of building which you can see Hong Leong Bank outside.

G-3A, The Place, Jalan PJU 8/5D, Bandar Damansara Perdana, 47820 Petaling Jaya Selangor
+603 7729 0015

Poor customer service from Edison Electronics in Singapore regarding the purchase of iPhone 4S

A lot of Singapore electronic shops provides poor customer relationship. They are not thinking about customer’s feeling instead of the purpose of gaining profit. I went to Singapore because iPhone 4S was yet available in Malaysia’s market and also most Singaporean online shop said iPhone 4S is sold out.

Firstly, I parked my car in Sim Lim Square. Then,I looked for shops that sell iPhone 4S around the building. Fortunately, many of shops have a lot of stocks for iPhone 4S and without having a long queue. My only main focus was the iPhone 4S 64GB model. The price range is from S$1150 to S$1350 which is cheaper than the Apple store which is at the price of S$1238. I decided to purchase the phone at S$1150. However, the seller suddenly informs me that the phone is New Zealand version and cannot update the program. Then, seller said that they also have stocks for iPhone 4S Hong Kong version. It is S$1320…… Plus GST 7%.

I made a survey by negotiating the price with several iPhone sellers however most sellers were not willing to bargain a lower price as compared to Apple Store. Besides, I was worried that I might be purchasing a SIM Locked phone. Thus, I then decided to focus on purchasing the iPhone Singapore version.

Edson Electronics Pte Ltd in Sim Lim Square informed me that they have iPhone 4S 64GB factory unlocked model Singapore version for S$1320 include GST. I then decided to purchase from them and yet they requested to register my passport copy for Apple phone . I then passed my passport to them and they requested for a registration fee of S$98 and also an unlocking fee of S$68 which rounds up to S$1486 . I then just took back my passport copy and left the shop. However I forgotten that I had left my Micro SIM card with them to test the functionality of Malaysian SIM card in the phone. I went back to the shop and kindly request back for my SIM card however the sellers claim that the phone isn’t my property thus I do not have the rights to touch the phone. Even so, they were not willing to show to me the presence of my sim card within the phone. After several persuasions, they then showed me the SIM card slot which does not have my SIM card at all. Feeling disappointed and frustrated, I left the shop without regrets as I have only lost a SIM card. However, as I step away from the shop, I heard a the seller’s voice from behind shouting “ FUCK OFF !”.

Such customer service has totally gave me a poor impression of Singapore. I was very disappointed with all the Singapore’s iPhone shop listed on the Apple store website. I went to check my last hope at Epic Centre located at Orchard with the price of iPhone 4S 64GB for S$1688 without tax. However, such throat cutting price was just a disappointment to me. Finally , I decided to leave Singapore and deposited back all my Singaporean dollars to my bank. I have learnt a subtle lesson for not purchasing any new or expensive product which is in the market demand in Singapore. I would rather choose online shopping which doesn’t require to face such horrible service from these sellers as well as the troubles to travel and survey the prices in different location. Such disappointed has made me come to a conclusion to not shop in Singapore again. I suppose Singaporeans are aware of the rude services provided by their sellers which lead to the low human traffic in Sim Lim Square. I reckon that Singapore’s government should strongly educate their citizens with a higher EQ and attitude in serving customers in most front line services.

I was fortunate that my SIM card was not set to roaming mode .Thus, I cancel my SIM card as soon as I step onto Malaysia to prevent any future changers from DiGi Malaysia. I also faced several experience in Malaysia’s Digital Mall and Low Yat Plaza . I am concerned on the distribution method of Apple iPhone4S globally. Have Apple ever thought long term sales of products from neither their loyal customers nor the customer satisfaction regarding the purchase of their products? Indeed such market distribution method by outsourcing would release their burden however there is the lack of education towards their vendors as most were given incentives to promote for profit instead of emphasizing on the level of customer satisfaction. I would recommend Apple to also educate their vendors to prioritize customer’s relationship before , during and after service. Besides, Apple should also develop an online store which provides phones with the categorization based on different countries such as DELL. As the amount of online shoppers is increasing in the market, such consideration to develop a marketing site would speed up the communication level between the organization and customers instead of going through vendors. I second my suggestion as I trust the rates online as most are comments from the customers experiencing the current product. Bottom line, I would really hope Apple would improve their way of distribution in order to sustain the loyalty within their customers.

No Stocks in Apple Store Singapore

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Just re-seller for genuine Apple dealer


I lost SIM card in this shop (Stolen maybe….)

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Flamingo Hotel Penang.

Nowadays, I am still busy for work but I am off in weekend so I went to Penang Island with my girlfriend. I already been to Penang before but I am feel not so good for the island because too much motorcycle and looks real south east asia city and also many factory in the island. I like a Cameron highland but my girlfriend dont like the road so I chose Penang the time.

I was stayed center of George town hotel last time but we stayed hotel near by beach this time. Hotel lobby is looks great and the restaurant can see beach during eating and all can eat food. temperature was good but my room is just 2nd floor and little noise air conditioner and cafe music.

In the next day, We are drive around Penang Island and go to Jusco and eat food then go back to home. It is around 3.5 hours by car from Kuala Lumpur to Penang include traffic jam.

We took dinner which can see table in this photo.


can sleep here with ocean view.


Took photo from second floor cafe.


Cow appear on the road again, Damansara Perdana

 I saw cows again around my house in Damansara Perdana. I could take better photo as last time. So I post article again. My girlfriend also see bad dream after cow appear us. Anyway, I wonder where are cow come from? I could not find farm by Google Maps around my area.

Around my Japanese house is also have forces because my area has racetracks for force. I guess you can see wild cows if go to Hokkaido Island but very rare story around Tokyo area.

By the way, one of Japanese famous soft drink is Calpis. You can find Japanese 100 yen shop or Shojikiya in Malaysia. I also like this drink. But! sound like a Cow Piss. So the Japanese company change production name to Calpico in the United States of America.

Malaysian Taxi also scare about cows!!


Front condominium is my house.


Front of cows have a lot of bull shit!!


I saw the cows at green indication place in Google Maps.
Ritze Perdana Damansara Perdana Petaling Jaya, Selangor 47820

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Cows on the road, Damansara Perdana

I saw a lot of cows near by my house. I avoid drive car near by cows. But most of Malaysian driver not worry about cows. Cow is dangerous if you drive over 100km/ph. You will die.

I am looking for farm around my house by Google Maps. But I cannot find. Where those cow come from??? Man Ma Mia…..

Grandpa Bak Kut Teh Restaurant



  Bak Kut Teh is most favorite food in Malaysia for me. Grandpa is introduced from Hino Malaysia Japanese staff. I came here often with my colleague also.

  Very yummy for me. Please try it.

Restaurant Grandpa
No.12 Jalan 20/16A Paramount Garden 46300 petaling Jaya Selangor
Tel: 016-224-3369

Open Tuesday to Sunday
  7:30 to 14:30
18:00 to 21:00

Too many Malaysian Car try to jump queue.

I went to south Korean embassy around lunch time today. Many place are traffic jam. Many car try to avoid long queue lane and drive to other direction lane. So finally, All of road jam even other direction lane.

I thought Malaysian people give way easy for jumped queue car and collect direction lane getting long queue more. Japanese car is not do it especially, car has company logo but Malaysian people don’t care. I saw Nestle Milo 4WD car also jumping queue every morning around Damansara Perdana and also double parking do even company logo too…

Japanese taxi driver also very aggressive driving but they are no do jumping queue. And almost 100% Malaysian driver throughout cigarette on road. crazy……………..

This car drove like below red indication lane…
Korean school car…. I don’t want to ride this car..

Many Malaysian driver drive like this.

Many bus driver are also making traffic accident cause by speed, sleeping, drinking. They are not professional. i heard some of Malaysian get drivers license just pay money. I have been drive car in Japan, Australia. Both of countries are not much complain for driving car but Malaysia is worse. Please try to drive car there if you are Malaysian. Australia also very serious for not enough parking space but they are never double parking. Car looks like rubbish in Malaysia even Bentz or BMW…..

Malaysian road became restaurant?



  Around Damansara Perdana is horrible road condition especially over 19 o’clock.

  Road became restaurant and too many car do double parking. Don’t make restaurant too much around the area. Several building still underconstruction and it will be worth the area. But many empty building. I guess Malaysia will be bubble burst soon. Real estate value is must be around 70% off from current price like a Japanese economy since 1989.