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CFAB: End of internship!

It's finally the end of my internship!!! Such a short, yet long internship (totally depend on my mood and the engagement I was assigned to). So, I am going to write on my thoughts, as well as what I have gained from this internship as the last post for this year. 
Internship is definitely better than studying. Why? There is no stress on taking all the tests and exams (I hate exams the most), plus I don't have to study or continue to work after working hour (that's my policy - no work after work). The only stressful thing that I faced was when I didn't understand a certain thing or couldn't do a certain thing and I dwelled on it, even after work. -.-. So yeah, work did continue to haunt me after working hour, even during my precious sleeping hour. T.T. However, I gained the satisfaction after being able to solve a problem by myself. =D
Troublesome things would be something like travelling to work. Travelling from my house to the office back and fro, is definitely t…

JLPT test info

It's been a while since I posted anything. I was busy with my internship and some stuff and was outstation for more than a week, which is why no post for a few weeks. And now, since my internship is going to over (like finally?), I have a little time for this and I wanted to share my experience of taking JLPT N5 test on the 6th of December. 
Apparently, JLPT test happens twice a year, which is July and December (usually on Sunday). The registration is opened 3 months before the test and ends about 13 days after the registration starts (I am not sure if it changes every year), so be sure to be quick. You don't want to wait for another year. This test is not restricted by age and you don't have to belong to any language institutions in order to take this test. Also, you can skip a level (e.g not taking N5 and straight away taking N4) if you think you have the confidence to pass that level. 
The applicants are allowed to choose the venue of the test - Kuala Lumpur, Penang, I…

Manga: Sousei no Onmyouji

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Hi!!
Since it's been a while I'm posting about manga, here's an ongoing manga I found it interesting and exciting. It is written and illustrated by Sukeno Yoshiaki.

Genre: Supernatural, Action, Fantasy, Shounen, Romance, Comedy
Status: Ongoing
About: This story involves 2 young yet talented exorcists, who are destined to be together and fight impurities. They dream to be the strongest exorcist, to have the power that surpass the greatest exorcist in the history - Abe no Seimei. Unbeknownst to them, they are the "twin star", a couple who is able to on the same level as Abe no Seimei and surpass the legend if they have a kid?! The kid will be the strongest exorcist that will exorcise all impurities. However, these 2 youngsters are like fire and water. They argue on almost everything. Also, because of a tragedy that happened 2 years ago, to be a couple might not be the easiest thing. What happened 2 years ago and what will the 2 protagonists do? 
This manga is very…

Japanese Snacks in Malaysia (Part 4)

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Hello!!
I have been so busy with my WBL and "this and that" that I barely have time to write a thing. What is the "this and that"? Well, I'm not going to write about this now. I'll write it when I have more free time (probably after my internship?) since it is going to be a whole new experience for me ... and maybe for you too.
So, today I am going to write about Japanese Snacks in Malaysia (Part 4). These snacks are what I found when I was out for stock take in a shopping mall. Since it is in a shopping mall that I have never been to, I decided to walk around and I found this store name - Village Grocer. It is actually a normal grocery store like Giant and Jaya Grocer but it has a variety of imported goods. So, these are some of the snacks that I have found.


Truffe [RM 5.90 (GST included)]



This is not the original price. It is a discounted item and I bought it immediately seeing that the price was reasonable. This truffe is not an ordinary chocolate. It co…

ICAEW Annual Dinner

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BELLO!!
It is almost the end of the year and it is now the time of annual dinner "wave". Our prestigious professional accounting body -  ICAEW, of course, will not miss this "wave". And so, I was invited to this annual dinner by my firm. Apparently, my friends from other big firms were not invited. I heard it is because they have a lot of workers studying ICAEW, so they could only invite important people. Another friend who is working in Mustapharaj, on the other hand, was invited and was told to help out at the registration desk as her boss is one of the organising committee. And, of course, my class ICAEW ambassador was invited too. Thankfully, I am not the only Batch 16 in there. 
Finished with introduction of my friends who were invited there and now let's continue with more stories of annual dinner. After I finished my work, I asked one of my colleagues, who was invited to this dinner, to fetch me to the destination as well. It was near my workplace, whic…

Stray dog met an accident

Hi!! A not very happy news this time, but I hope this post can help the stray dogs out there if you have met with one.

So, on Saturday, I was going out to my grandmother house on the afternoon. As my sister was driving, I saw a dog carcass on the middle of the road. Died miserably hitting by a vehicle I supposed. I could not do anything about the dog as it was already dead. As my sister went on, she turned into a factory area. That area is always filled with stray dogs roaming about and I am always worried that a dog might be run by a car one day (seeing their leisure behaviour of always sleeping in the middle of the road). And thus, the worry I have finally happened.

A light brown stray dog lying at the side of the road, in a pool of blood, gasping for air. Seeing that the dog was not dead. I immediately asked my sister to stop the car. She hesitated a little, asking me of what we could do about the dog. "I don't know" was what I answered but I suggested to call my aunt…

CFAB: Life as a trainee auditor

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Hello!!
I have been working as a trainee auditor for 2 weeks now, and so I decided to write about my life as a trainee auditor for the past 2 weeks. The first reason is to give CFAB-ers and prospect CFAB-ers an insight to the job of an auditor (this might only apply to the first 2 weeks of an auditor or maybe only apply to the interns of the audit firm I joined). The second reason is because I do not want to leave my blog hanging for a long time. So, let's start.
On the first day, I reported to the office with other interns and we were brought to listen a short introduction about the company. Then, we were assigned to a team or rather assigned under a partner's team. For the first 2 days, we were told to read employee's handbook, firm's policies and procedures and other stuff (a so-called training). Since I was bored reading the stuff that they gave me, I asked my senior (though they are only associates, but they are senior to me, so for now, I just call them senior) …

CFAB: Graduation

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Hello everyone!!
Finally got time to blog. I have been really busy with internship, learning new things and understanding the job. Also, there were many events that I had to attend, for example, CFAB Graduation Dinner and CFAB Graduation, which are the topic of my blog today. 
Before graduation, there was a graduation dinner for us CFAB-ers on 9th of October. There were a total of 5 batches who were invited to the dinner. It was a 3-course dinner in T.G.I Friday's sponsored by ICAEW. As it was a Friday, my batch had to work on the morning, so by the time I arrived, most of the batches have already reached there, waiting for us. The dinner was nothing special, just some chit chat with friends and sharing sessions from our seniors. However, the chatting part was special to me. It felt like ages since I met my friends (though it was just 1 week). I missed them so much and we had so much to talk (mostly about working though... =P). While the chatting was really fun, the food, on the …

Manga: Mahouka Kokou no Rettousei

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Hello, people!!
It's been a while since I posted a post about manga as I was busy watching Korean Drama - Healer!! The drama reveals the past mysteries involving a young man, who is expert in martial art and work as a night courier, a young reporter lady, and a middle-aged man, who is a famous reporter. A thrilling drama that every action drama/movie lover should watch! 
Now, back to the topic! Mahouka Kokou no Rettousei written by Hayashi Fumino and Satou Tsutomu, and illustrated by Kitaumi Tsuna. 

Genre: Supernatural, Sci-Fi, Action, School Life, Shounen, Romance, Drama
Status: Completed
Chapters: 22 Chapters
Other media: Anime
About: It is a story involves 2 siblings Shiba Tatsuya and Shiba Miyuki living in a time of modern magic, where technologies are operated using magic and becoming a magician is the pride of an individual and family. In other words, magic is everything.
Tatsuya and Miyuki enrol into First High School, a prestigious, elite school where only the best of the…

Brotzeit

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Hello, ladies and gentlemen!!
The start of October means the end of my short break and the beginning of my Work-based Learning. Oh Gosh, I am so SO nervous!! But before that, remember the 100% pass lunch for Assurance? That's what I'm going to post today.
This time we chose a higher end restaurant - Brotzeit, a German Bier Bar and Restaurant. This is a restaurant I will never go, if not for the free lunch. Why? The food here is very expensive! For example, a small size salad cost RM 20++, it is definitely not a normal salad. Definitely not.... >.< 
As usual, we gathered in the restaurant and as everyone arrived, we started to order. German food is famous for its pork and sausages. That was, originally, what I planned to order. However, I immediately erased the plan as the price is way beyond the budget and if I top up, I will still have to pay a lot. Instead, I chose set lunches. The set lunches are affordable. It is around RM 15 to RM 25. And so these are what we order…

CFAB: Work-Based Learning Application

Hello!!
The last time I posted about Hell Semester, I promised to post about CFAB's Work-based Learning (WBL) application process so that the future CFAB-ers will not freak out, like how my classmates did. 
The whole process is divided into 5, which are the firms visit, application, assessment, interview and acceptance.

Firms Visit
I actually posted this in a separate post. Here's the link. This is actually a perfect time for you to assess the companies, whether you like the companies' environment, the culture, the people, and etc. So make sure to ask lots of questions and make a good first impression to your future employers.

A little tips to choose which firms you want (if you don't know which to choose):

CulturePeopleEnvironmentTransportationReputationPerksCompany's Corporate Social Responsibility

Application
After the companies visit, Sun-TES staff will give students instructions on how to apply the respective firms. Basically, Sun-TES will have students prepare …

Flingstones Cafe

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Hello!!
Here's another post about cafe. This time is - Flingstones Cafe.
This cafe caught my attention as it posts lots of interesting food on Facebook, especially food with pork as their main (It's hard to find a cafe that serves pork dishes that I can afford nowadays...). To my surprise, its location is around somewhere I know and by chance, I found this restaurant when I was on my way to fetch my friend last Sunday. So, I decided to crash into the cafe. 
Flingstones Cafe has a great ambiance and is a higher end cafe compare to the cafe I went last week.


When I said higher end, it means that most of the price of the food and drinks in the menu are above RM 10, with the exception of free refillable water. The items on the menu are surely creative, especially the drinks. It is hard to guess the flavour and the "look" of the drinks just by their names and their vague descriptions (probably because I'm not a coffee drinker?). For example, Dirty, The Cure, Smooth C…

95 degrees Art Cafe

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Hello!!
Bored of the usual cafe? What about a theme cafe with art as a theme?
By chance, I found out this restaurant when I walked home from my usual Japanese Class. 95 Degrees Art Cafe , previously known as Ode Art Cafe~ Sounds good to me. Thus, I invited my "long time no see" friend to go to the cafe to have some chit chat. 
It is a cafe located in SS 15, right in front of Subang Square and it occupies the upper half of a shoplot. It is a friendly cafe with an excellent ambiance. 






As you can see, the shop is filled with arts, lots of them. If I am not wrong, the arts are drawn by the owner themselves. This is because, as I arrived, I saw the owner drawing a picture similar to the pictures on the floor (the first picture, if you can see...). Not only that, the cafe is filled with many creative things. Go visit the toilet! The toilet is not a "high class" toilet, but is one of the creative toilets that I have visited. 
Now, to the food we ordered.

All desserts~  I…