Never put all your eggs in one basket so they say and for a small island country like Singapore, food security goes beyond the ability to feed its people but also impacts their national security. This is why Singapore ensures that its food source is not limited to only 1 to 2 countries. Eggs, for instance, are sourced from almost 11 countries although probably Malaysia would be the largest exporter of eggs to Singapore. Infographic source: Mothership
There is a lot of buzz on social media on the modern self-sustaining farming, shortage of food namely chicken in the market and food security for the future. A large part of the world especially from this side of the globe is still using the old farming methodologies which among others, are very labour intensive, expensive and resource hungry. Photo by Debendra Das from Pexels
Before we start, let me state the obvious disclaimer – this post on car care products is not endorsed or paid for by OSREN but rather I feel that it is best that others also be aware of this homegrown product. The choice of car care products actually a crucial part when you are washing your beloved vehicle instead of leaving it in the hands of foreign workers who use damaging products like household detergents and wash unprofessionally. Photo by Tima Miroshnichenko from Pexels
One of the highlights of this 1977 Tamil movie, Kavikkuyil which starred Sivakumar, Sridevi and Rajinikanth is Ilaiyaraaja’s music. The movie was presented in black & white and all the songs in the movie were a great hit, especially the one sung by the late M. Balamuralikrishna (he passed away in 2016). Poster source: Bollywood Direct / Shri.Viren Desai @ The Huffington Post India
The State of Kelantan seems to be having a huge problem converting raw river water into clean drinking water to end consumers that meet international standards. However, this is not a question of luxury but a necessity given the demands of the growing population. It is a basic need of everyone. This is why it is very important to plan & manage these natural resources well.
Image source: Ahmed, Minhaz & Mokhtar, Mazlin & Alam, Lubna & Mohamed, Che Abd Rahim & Choo Ta, Goh. (2019). Non-carcinogenic Health Risk Assessment of Aluminium Ingestion Via Drinking Water in Malaysia. Exposure and Health. 11. 10.1007/s12403-019-00297-w.