The new National Administrator for this year's competition is Assoc Prof Dr Azmi Sharom. If you have not heard of him before, then you must been lost in the Amazon rain forest for the last few years. He has a hugely popular column in the Star (Malaysia). He is a rare personality among civil servants because he has the courage to speak his mind in public. The administration of this year's competition will probably be very interesting. Further information for the members of the Azmi Sharom appreciation club, 'yes' he still does have his pony tail. By the way, the memorial team is putting the finishing touches on the memorials as both of these must be submitted by Monday, 12 January 2008 (This is a hint to the memorial team to expedite matters).
Irwan Shah Abdullah