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PostPosted: Sun Sep 02, 2007 1:23 pm 
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Here is a topic we discussed during the recent mini GG in Pg. My list of what POIs are important are :-

1) Medical/Health Services
– Hospitals, Clinics, Pharmacies & Physiotherapy Center.
– Home For the Disabled,Traditional Healthcare Center & Old Folks Home.

2) Security & Emergency Services
– Police Stations & Rela
– Fire Station (Bomba), Ambulance, Rescue Center (991)
– Disaster Relief Center (Flood, Fire…)

3) Education Service
– Schools, Vocational Training Center, Colleges & Universities
– Tuition Center (….???)

4) Governmental Offices

5) Financial Services

6) Communications And Transport Services
– Post Office, Courier Service & Shipping Agent
– Bus, Train, Ship, Ferry and Airport services
– Public Phone, WiFi, Internet Cafes

7) Please add to the list….. Thank You.

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 02, 2007 4:50 pm 
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7. Religious Place eg. Masjid, Church, Temple

8. Petrol station, workshop

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9. Cemeteries?

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 02, 2007 5:23 pm 
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10. Name of kampungs by setting the POIs at the nucleus of activities e.g. mosques/temples/schools/weekly markets


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11. Tourist and historical place :thumbsup:

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 03, 2007 11:00 am 
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Bro shah, Can you give an example (item 10 - how it is done/formatted) of your recommendation? Thanks.

1) Medical/Healthcare Services
– Hospitals, Clinics, Pharmacies & Physiotherapy Center.
– Home For the Disabled,Traditional Healthcare Center & Old Folks Home.

2) Security & Emergency Services
– Police Stations & Rela
– Fire Station (Bomba), Ambulance, Rescue Center (991)
– Disaster Relief Center (Flood, Fire…)

3) Education Service
– Schools, Vocational Training Center, Colleges & Universities
– Tuition Center (….???)

4) Governmental Offices

5) Financial Services

6) Communications And Transport Services
– Post Office, Courier Service & Shipping Agent
– Bus, Train, Ship, Ferry and Airport services
– Public Phone, WiFi, Internet Cafes

7) Places of Worship eg. Masjid, Church, Temple

8) Petrol station, Vehicle Workshop & Tow Truck Services

9) Cemeteries

10) Name of kampungs by setting the POIs at the nucleus of activities e.g. mosques/temples/schools/weekly markets

11) Tourist and historical place

Thanks guys/gals for the contributions... Nuvi users may find these info helpful when looking for POIs. :tq:

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8) Petrol station, Vehicle Workshop & Tow Truck Services

Another important one, Tyre Svc Center

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1. Hotels & Lodgings
2. Makan place (Restaurant, Food court)
3. How about Pasar Malam? (POI submitter pls stated the day of the pasar malam)
4. Shopping Centres

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 03, 2007 12:19 pm 
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Carpark POIs with charges as info so that I can save a few bulks when in town.


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 03, 2007 1:01 pm 
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Sometimes a cobbler (shoe repair/making keys) POI also good. Never know when you
need one esp. in another town, when travelling.

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