Technology 101: The Headache of Having Multiple e-Wallet Apps

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In today’s world, one cannot escape from performing financial transactions through the internet, e-wallets or pre-paid cards. We have become a cashless society considering the high risk of carrying cash around and the ease of performing financial transactions using online and e-wallet apps. Photo by Andrea Piacquadio from Pexels

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Outbreak 2021: What We Can Learn From Recent Thaipusam Fiasco?

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What signifies Thaipusam celebrations in Malaysia? If you are in Klang Valley, it will be a trip to Batu Caves and climb up 272 steps all the way up to the caves with a kavadi. An image of Batu Caves in the 1950s. Image source: Astro Ulagam

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Lockdown in Malaysia 2021: Not A Big Surprise, MCO 2.0 Was Highly Expected

MCO COVID19 Lockdown Malaysia 2021

On 11th January 2021, the Prime Minister announced a stricter movement control order (MCO) for 6 states namely Wilayah and Selangor which encompasses ban on inter-state and inter-district. And a day after the MCO was announced and was due to take place, Malaysia recorded the highest number of COVID19 cases at 3,309 cases (on 14th, we set a new record with 3,337 new cases and 15 deaths).… [Click to read the rest] “Lockdown in Malaysia 2021: Not A Big Surprise, MCO 2.0 Was Highly Expected”

Outbreak 2021: Part 2 Unexpected COVID19 Scare At The Office

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Continuing from Part 1 where one of my colleague who got COVID19 infection, the good news is he and his wife were got discharged from the hospital after got clearance from the doctor. He shared his experience and the nightmare of being infected with COVID19.

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Outbreak 2021: Part 1 Unexpected COVID19 Scare At The Office

COVID19 Malaysia 2021

As at 7th January 2021, Malaysia registered 3,027 new COVID19 cases making a total 128,465 case and 8 new deaths making a total 521 deaths. Image source: Malay Mail.

Globally the total number of COVID19 infection cases has arisen more than 86 million cases with 1.9 million deaths with the US remained in the lead with 21 million cases and more than 360,000 cases.… [Click to read the rest] “Outbreak 2021: Part 1 Unexpected COVID19 Scare At The Office”

Mandatory Quarantine 2020: Part 7 – Finally Leaving Claustrophobic Quarantine

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When one is undergoing 14 days of mandatory quarantine in a small confined hotel room, trust me, the days will pass by very slowly. Even the hours seem to be taking its own “sweet time” to move. Whilst one may get excited on the first few days of being quarantined in a luxurious hotel room, one will soon get bored with the routine and yes, with the food which more or less from the same list of menu.… [Click to read the rest] “Mandatory Quarantine 2020: Part 7 – Finally Leaving Claustrophobic Quarantine”

Mandatory Quarantine 2020: Part 3 – Arriving At Home Away From Home

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(The view from my quarantine room which unfortunately was nothing to shout about but at least I could get some sunlight into the room. When I am bored, I will look over when the office workers are leaving the parking lot in the next building for a change of sight)

This will be the second time that we will be undergoing 2 weeks of COVID19 quarantine but compared to the first time quarantine in Cambodia, the quarantine in Malaysia with Malaysian food and Malaysian hospitality is always welcomed.… [Click to read the rest] “Mandatory Quarantine 2020: Part 3 – Arriving At Home Away From Home”

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