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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Outbreak 2020: Stupidity When the Law Is Seriously Clear

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(The law is equal to all – in other words, there is no one above the law so the application of the law to anyone would need to be the same. But in reality, there seems to be some inequality when it comes to enforcing the law. Image source: Facebook) 

The problem with some politicians in the country is that once they have broken a law, instead of accepting that they have knowingly or unknowingly broken the law and apologising and taking the punishment under the law, they lie and try to cover it up with dumb excuses.… [Click to read the rest] “Outbreak 2020: Stupidity When the Law Is Seriously Clear”

Outbreak 2020: Darren Cronian – Thank You Malaysia!!

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The situation of the outbreak in Malaysia as at 13th July 2020 is firmly under the control and yet we must continue our vigilant and keep the number of cases under close monitoring. Graph source: Stat News

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Kingdom of Cambodia 2020: Part 3 – First Mandatory COVID19 Test & Cosy Quarantine

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Continuing the Cambodian adventure, our pockets were literally empty by the time we finished paying the USD3,000 at the airport and went to the immigration counter to submit our passport and all the relevant forms.

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Outbreak 2020: Covid-19 Big Data Projections Till Year 2022

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Despite the fact that a strict lockdown in place due to Covid-19 pandemic, the Government on 4th May 2020 announced a relaxed lockdown with specific SOP aka Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) in place so that businesses that have been badly infected by this Covid-19 pandemic can get back on their feet.… [Click to read the rest] “Outbreak 2020: Covid-19 Big Data Projections Till Year 2022”

Lockdown in Malaysia 2020: Day 38 – MCO Extended & Drastic Lifestyle Changes

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Despite a lockdown 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 shopping and that is what I had to do yesterday morning.

The problem was I completely forgotten the start date of Ramadan so I was surprised to see a very long line at Tesco hypermarket even though I was there quite early.… [Click to read the rest] “Lockdown in Malaysia 2020: Day 38 – MCO Extended & Drastic Lifestyle Changes”

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.… [Click to read the rest] “Lock Down In Malaysia 2020: Day 34 – The Ugly Side of Double Standards”

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.… [Click to read the rest] “Lock Down in Malaysia 2020: Day 31 – It is All About Sustaining the Momentum”

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

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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.… [Click to read the rest] “Lockdown in Malaysia 2020: Day 24 – Have We Tested Enough People For Coronavirus?”

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

Tablighi Jamaat

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.… [Click to read the rest] “Outbreak 2020: Possible Virus Surge in Pakistan from Tablighi Jamaat Gathering”

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