Lock Down in Malaysia 2020: Day 44 – Should Wait for Hair Cut or Just Cut Hair?


Mind you there is a big difference between “I had a haircut” and “I had cut my hair” – it is something I learned to distinguish thanks to my lecturer when I was still in the law school. The last thing I want to do is to be a hero and try to be a barber myself – Mr Bean armed with scissors probably could do better.…

Tamil Movie Review: Thiagarajan Kumararaja’s Super Deluxe 2019

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Many thanks to Behindwood’s list of top 150 cult Tamil movies to watch consolidated due to the lock down in India, I found a real gem in these 2 movies – Aaranya Kaandam (2010) and Super Deluxe (2019). Both written and directed by the brilliant Thiagarajan Kumararaja. Image source: The Hindu

When it comes to watching a movie, I would also check on who is the director of the movie.…

Lock Down in Malaysia 2020: Day 38 – MCO Extended Again & Lifestyle Changes

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Despite a lock down in place, you have to admit that it is quite impossible to just remain at home and rely on online purchases especially for groceries. Sooner or later, one has to brace oneself to go out for shopping and that is what I had to do yesterday morning.…

National Security 2020: Recent Intrusion of Chinese ships in Malaysian Waters


(The potential flashpoint for the next regional war is in South China Sea where in recent years, the Chinese Government has been very aggressively building naval bases complete with missile launch silos, gun emplacements, radar stations, communications towers, runways for heavy bombers and helipads. Photo source: The Sun UK)

Recently Chinese Government sent 8 doctors to assist our Ministry of Health on the war to contain and improve the recovery from COVID-19 infections.…

Lock Down In Malaysia 2020: Day 34 – The Ugly Side of Double Standards

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From crisis management readiness started way back in December 2019, Malaysia have done a rather effective management of the crisis with strict lock down & continuos testing – the number of active cases has continued to reduce from a peak 2596 on 5th April 2020 to 2,103 as at 19th April 2020.…

Lock Down in Malaysia 2020: Day 31 – It is All About Sustaining the Momentum

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Lock down success in China – seeing the numbers involved is really impressive: Wuhan lockdown – 14 million people involved, Hubei lockdown – 59 million people involved, other cities lock down – 159 million people involved. Information & image source: Zoomax

Many thanks to the strict lock down in place (now in 3rd phase yet almost 15,000 lock down violators caught todate), the number of testing done and people doing less stupid things, the number of active cases has indeed continued to reduce.…

Tamil Movie Review: Rajavukku Check 2020, Thriller Gripping Storyline

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Rajavukku Check means Check Mate in Tamil and I managed to catch up watching this action thriller Tamil movie starring Cheran recently. WARNING ahead – this is not a movie to watch with the whole family. Movie poster source: IndiaGlitz

The lock down has unfortunately confined us to our homes with little things to do unless you are very creative and make the best of the lock down.…

Oxford Union Society 2012: Dr Michael Shermer – God Does Not Exist


In a world that is facing a major pandemic, is there a bigger, more credible reason why many of us cannot see or hear or experience God? Image source: Pinterest

Being locked up in the house due to the lock down since 18th March 2020 except for that few occasions when I venture out to buy the essential groceries, on my free time when I am not working or tied up with house chores, I found myself on the watching university debates, technical speeches, watching 1950s & 1960s movies, attending virtual concerts (like this gem), learning CSS & tweaking my blog site (noticed the changes?),…

Lock Down in Malaysia 2020: Day 24 – Have We Tested Enough People For Coronavirus?


We are indeed living in a new era where we saw medical science becoming the forefront of helping millions of people around the world to be tested, contain & recover from a deadly virus outbreak although unfortunately as at todate 89,900 people have died from the coronavirus.

On the other hand, stupidity & religion has caused so much mess & surge of new infections in many countries in the last 2 months.…

Outbreak 2020: Possible Virus Surge in Pakistan from Tablighi Jamaat Gathering

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By the way, today is the first time since the lock down started & the 2nd wave from Tablighi Jamaat’s gathering in Malaysia, the active cases have started to reduce. Kudos to the highly dedicated medical team, all the front liners and ordinary Malaysians who despite the many hardships had observed the stay at home order.…

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