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Midnight Thoughts #12: History Subject in Malaysia — National School vs Chinese Independent School

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History is important, no doubt. Historian Edward Hallett Carr described a historian work as, An unending dialogue between the present and the past. Political leader Marcus Garvey also once said, A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots. This quote from the Black Nationalist leader very well explained why people should learn history of their own country. They could acknowledge their own roots, how the nation is formed and understand the struggle and sacrifices of their forefathers. Which is why the Malaysia government have set History, apart from Bahasa Malaysia, a compulsory-pass subject for SPM (Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia).
Beside History of our own country, students should also learn World History to expand their worldview and understand the formation of their country and cultures. Which is why there should be a balance between our national history and world history in school textbook, specifically secondary school history text…

Midnight Thoughts #11 NXT Call-ups: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

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Ever since NXT scrapped off it's game show format and evolved into a more serious wrestling entertainment programme, the call-ups to the main roster are always something to look out for. However, success in NXT by no means will success in the main roaster. Some superstars succeed, but many failed to continue or gain the momentum they had back in NXT. It is not the superstars fault entirely, sometimes it was due to bad writing and the difference between the NXT and the Raw/ SmackDown crowd.

After stumbled a post on reddit, r/SquaredCircle which feature all NXT call-ups from 2012 (new format) till 2017, I decided to make a post from it and update all the call-ups till 2018. I will list their main roster championship if they have one (or more), and their current status in the WWE. SO, let's go.

2012

1. Dean Ambrose 

Main Roster Championship
x1 WWE Championship
x1 United States Championship
x2 Intercontinental Championship
x1 Raw Tag Team Championship

Current Status
A Grand Slam Champio…