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Keeping it private by Subashini Selvaratnam

The pluses and minuses of the Personal Data Protection Bill 2009 . It is past midnight and you are sleeping soundly. Suddenly, an SMS beeps in. It turns out to be a message from a hotel, which you have never been to in your life, giving away a free one-night st ay. Annoyed, you go back to bed. But you toss and turn. You can't get back to sleep and get even more irritated. Many of us have experienced similar incidents with these unsolicited phone calls, SMSes and e-mail messages. And many have also noticed that these nuisance calls or messages are almost always after they had divulged their personal contact information. It could have been a warranty card you filled up, or you handed over your business card to participate in a "lucky draw" somewhere, or you had just subscribed to some service. In any case, someone either sold your contact information or is misusing it. At the very least, such misuse means you are inconvenienced or irritated by sales pitches. But more worr

KLBC/DiGi Collaboration - Bringing to members of the KL Bar Fabulous Deals from DiGi

All members of the KL Bar are welcome to find out more about the Fabulous Deals at the DiGi Roadshow Date: 29 June 2010 (Tuesday) Time: 10.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. Venue: Cafeteria, Level B1, KL Court Complex, Jalan Duta Click here for list of the exclusive plans offered by DiGi

KL Bar Blood Donation Drive 2010

We look forward to your Support!

Exclusive for KL Bar Members...DiGi

The launch of the KL Bar/ DiGi collaboration took place at the Duta Court Cafeteria on 15.06.2010 from 10.00am onwards. Curious members of the Bar were there as early as 9.45am waiting for the DiGi team to set up. Amongst the offers from DiGi are free BlackBerry Curve 8520 (for the first 100 subscribers). Special rates for BlackBerry and iPhone, free phone calls amongst the KL Bar Members (for those who sign up) and much more. Click here for a list of the proposal plan. If you missed them on 15.06.2010, you still have a chance to meet them on 22.06.2010 and 29.06.2010 at the Duta Court Cafeteria.

Report on Professionals Connect on 15.05.2010

15th May, 2010 (Saturday) – A public forum and exhibition entitled “Professionals Connect” was organized by Balai Ikhtisas Malaysia (BIM), also known as the Malaysian Professional Centre, with the assistance of the Young Professionals Alliance (YPA) of which the Kuala Lumpur Bar Young Lawyers Committee (“KLYLC”) is a part of. Launched by BIM President Dr. Tan Yoke Sing, this event was the first of its kind by BIM aimed at raising awareness on the issues and challenges facing Malaysia in its path to nationhood and maturation as a developing country. BIM was established in 21 January 1973 with the functioning purpose of encouraging good relationships and understanding between members of the different professional bodies and the public. Event launched by Dr Tan Yoke Sing and Pn Fatimah (Chairlady of Professionals Connect Committee) Held at the Dewan Auditorium Tunku Abdul Rahman, of the Malaysian Tourism Centre, the forum saw many professional organizations come together to discuss and ga

KLBC/DiGi Collaboration - Bringing to members of the KL Bar Exclusive Packages from DiGi

All members of the KL Bar are invited for the Launch of this Collaboration Date: 15 June 2010 Time: 10.00 a.m. Venue: Cafeteria, Level B1, KL Court Complex Click here for more details on the Fabulous Deals

Report on YLC Futsal on 21.05.2010

21.5.2010 Friday-The stage was set for the most anticipated KLYLC Futsal Mini Tournament that was held at Padang One Utama. Despite the slippery condition of the turf, the participants were undeterred and resolved to play a beautiful game. With the World Cup 2010 set in June, the timing was just right for the participants to display their grits and skill against one another. Many turned up in their England, Germany, Argentina and even Malaysian jerseys, as true testament of their loyalty to the countries. The tournament manages to attract the attention of 4 teams, primarily participation from the YLC, HRC and members from the IEM. There were also special appearances from the junior members of the Bar Council football team which trashed the Singaporean Bar in the recent Penang games. Everyone showcased there wits and skill in the tournament, from the Xavi trademark short-passes, Klinsman’s diving header, Gerrard’s powershot to Casillas reflex save were all on display. It was a joyful e

KL Bar SAC Charity Go Kart Race on 07.08.2010

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KL Bar YLC Charity Night Auditions on 19.06.2010

The highly anticipated KL BAR CHARITY NIGHT 2010 is happening again this year on 2nd July, 2010 @ Gosh, Heritage Row! Back by popular demand, lawyers are once again showcasing their hidden talents for the purposes of raising funds for charity in our aptly named talent show, "GOSH! Still Legally Talented – Too Legit To Quit!" Hear all legal eagles! We are on a lookout for performers for Charity Night 2010 and our auditions will be held on 19th June, 2010 at KL Bar Auditorium, 11.00am to 1.00pm. Think you have talent in singing or dancing (ballroom, latin, breakdance, hip hop or even pole dancing perhaps)? Or you have an awesome band? Maybe you have hidden talent in performing musicals (oh we know there are many Gleeks out there!)? If you fall within those category of multi-talented lawyers, PLEASE come on out and impress us during the auditions! Help us spread the word around and get your talented legal friends to register too for our auditions! Mark off your


Admission to the Bar in Kuala Lumpur 1 May - 31 May 2010 We congratulate and welcome the following members to the Bar: Koo Yin Soon Malini Gauri Singam Chang Lih Yik Noor Fadzilah Binti Katijan Tham Li Vyen Mohd Fikri Bin Mohamad Soon Sheau Wen Ain Farhana Binti Mohd Hamid Erma Syafinaz Binti Samain Noor Syazwani Binti Muharam Nor Zizaleena Binti Sahudin Syed Adam Alahabshi Selena Kong Soo Theng Nornadia Binti Abd Aziz Nazatul Shima Binti Ab Wahab Sofiah Binti Ab Hamid Aswadi Bin Zakaria Yap Ee Ring Lau Kang Siang Zulkifli Bin Awang Mohd Asrulnizam Bin Harun Wong Wai Li Naizatul Nazreen Binti Abd Rahim Azyan Amalyna Binti Abdul Aziz Chong Leip Nyen @ Eric Mohd Firdaus Bin Mohamood Ti Win Nie Nor Rashidah Binti Mohammad Phua Zi Jin Tan Khai Ling Muhammad Azwar Bin Ab Manab Mohamad Safiai Bin Saad Toh Su Ti Khor Geok Siang Roza Felina Binti Zamzuri Maheswary a/p Subramaniam Tan Ai Pei Tan Lee Kiat Ng Chai Peng Ma Xiang Rui Munibah Binti Mohd Azraai Muhammad Siddq Bin Masror Chew Pei Yi