Malaysia 101: When Stupidity, Stubbornness and Double Standards Mixed

COVID19 Malaysia

What really went wrong in Malaysia’s fight against COVID19?

Just when Malaysia almost able to bend the curve, it suddenly spiked up again and it is running loose now. Have we gotten lax in enforcement and maintaining our precautions? It is the same case with water disruptions in the state of Selangor – it is happening way too frequently these days.… [Click to read the rest] “Malaysia 101: When Stupidity, Stubbornness and Double Standards Mixed”

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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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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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”

Kingdom of Cambodia 2020: Part 7 – Time For Very Tiring But Casual 2nd COVID19 Test

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Continuing the Cambodia adventure, we suppose to be in self-isolation for 14 days and on the 13th day, we are required to get the 2nd COVID19 test done. This is necessary if we are to get back our deposit that was collected when we first arrived in the country.

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Outbreak 2020: Time to Lock Up Really Stupid People!!

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Seriously, despite the obvious implications, there are still really stupid people out there who not only endanger themselves with their stupidity but also endanger others with massive infections. They have become as dangerous as the COVID19 virus which had killed more than 700,000 people around the world. Don’t they read and watch the news?… [Click to read the rest] “Outbreak 2020: Time to Lock Up Really Stupid People!!”

Kingdom of Cambodia 2020: Part 5 – Self Isolation & Great Malaysian Food

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The problem with foreigners in Cambodia during the time of a pandemic is that there is very little information available for them to know what is going on and what the next step will be. Often it is left to one’s own assumptions and “google” findings to know what to do next.… [Click to read the rest] “Kingdom of Cambodia 2020: Part 5 – Self Isolation & Great Malaysian Food”

Outbreak 2020: Darren Cronian – Thank You Malaysia!!

outbreak covid19 malaysia statnews graph

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 1, Hurdling Tough And Strict Red Tapes

Royal Palace Cambodia Phnom Penh Travel

They say the show must go on and so it is when it comes to work  – this time is the work overseas assignment in Cambodia which is also known as the Kingdom of Wonders. This would be probably my 10th trip to the country. Image of The Royal Palace in Cambodia, Phnom Penh, source: All Free Photos

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