TV Shows 101: Space 1999, The 1970’s Classic Science Fiction

Moonbase Space 1999 TV Shows 1970 Science Fiction Eagle Spacecraft

The race to space propelled imagination of many around the world and that included the television & movies which gave us many classics such as the 1970s science fiction TV show titled “Space 1999”. Image source: Ultimate Classic Rock

During this lockdown and self-isolations in quarantine centre, one of the things I decided to do to kill the boredom (and make full use of the free internet) by watching old TV series which now is available on Youtube.… [Click to read the rest] “TV Shows 101: Space 1999, The 1970’s Classic Science Fiction”

Mandatory Quarantine 2020: Part 1 – The Long, Tiring Transit in Changi Singapore

transit holding area changi singapore airport

(The “Transit Holding Area” at Changi Airport in Singapore is huge, spacious and well equipped. If your transit time is short, this will be an ideal place to catch your breath and get a quick rest before your flight. However, if your transit time is long, this is not a good place to catch your sleep and rest)

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Global Economics 101: Venezuela – Lessons Learned, Spoon Feeding Failure

Statista Venezuela refugees economy

Venezuela has the largest oil reserves in the world and yet the country is in a major crisis, not only from the aspect of the economy but also socio-political. It has now become one of the biggest economy refugees with almost 4.5 million of its population leaving the country due to economic hardships.… [Click to read the rest] “Global Economics 101: Venezuela – Lessons Learned, Spoon Feeding Failure”

Water Pollution 2020: Why We Are Not Punishing Everyone For Water Disruptions?

water disruption

Seriously I have lost count but once again, someone had polluted the rivers that caused the water supply in Klang Valley to be disrupted again. And once again, the act of polluting the rivers seemed intentional and with little regards to the welfare of thousands of consumers. If it is not considered as malicious sabotage, then what is it then?… [Click to read the rest] “Water Pollution 2020: Why We Are Not Punishing Everyone For Water Disruptions?”

Kingdom of Cambodia 2020: Part 12 – The Tedious, Much Awaited Journey Back Home

Cambodia Airport COVID19

(The rather empty departure terminal at Phnom Penh airport in Cambodia and it is the same case, most airports around the world. Most of the duty-free shops were opened but sadly there were no customers. The lone guy at Starbucks was practically begging passengers to come in to have coffee) 

This will be the last part in this Cambodian trip series – we have completed our assignment in Phnom Penh and it was time to make the journey back home and start the next phase of the project.… [Click to read the rest] “Kingdom of Cambodia 2020: Part 12 – The Tedious, Much Awaited Journey Back Home”

World News 101: All About FinCEN Leaked Files

FinCEN US Banking Banks

Everyone reports information to FinCEN and this includes banks from unlikely countries like China. Bank transactions leave a trail of paperwork and footprints and this is how some people get caught. Image source: International Consortium of Investigative Journalists

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Movie Review: Tom Hanks’ Finest Acting, Captain Phillips 2013

captain phillips tom hanks movie

Captain Phillips was a 2013 movie starring the very talented Tom Hanks which is based on the actual hijack incident of a US cargo ship, MV Maersk Alabama by Somalian pirates and thereafter the kidnapping of the ship’s captain for ransom. These pirates were eventually were killed by SEAL snipers. Poster source: Wikipedia

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Kingdom of Cambodia 2020: Part 11 – No Fear, Foodpanda Delivers (3)

Foodpanda KFC food delivery

This will be the last post on the Foodpanda food delivery service in the on-going travel to Cambodia. Of course, these list of food was not the only ones that I order online from Foodpanda but these would be the some of the interesting ones that I would not be ordering if I am using the same app back in Malaysia.… [Click to read the rest] “Kingdom of Cambodia 2020: Part 11 – No Fear, Foodpanda Delivers (3)”

Outbreak 2020: Malaysia Breaking 10,000 COVID19 Case Thresholds

COVID19 Outbreak Health Malaysia KKM

Malaysia is under the 2nd wave of COVID19 infection wave – from a single-digit infection at one point mostly from returning Malaysians; it has now increased by 2 digits in recent days. This is not a good trend. Image source: DG, Ministry of Health

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RIP SP Balasubrahmanyam: 1946 – 2020

SP Balasubrahmanyam SP Bala 1980s Illayarajaa

The legend SP Bala with the Maestro Illayarajaa and both have made some of the best classic, ever-green songs that is still popular in this millennium – the voice of my many favourite Tamil songs has passed away today. Image source: The Hindu

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