World Affairs 101: The Great Tragic Loss of Beautiful Kabul to Taliban

Taliban Afghanistan Kabul Islamic Lashes

This happened as recent as April 2020 where the Taliban decided and lashed out 40 lashes at a helpless woman whose crime is only talking to a young man on the phone. And suddenly some like Hadi Awang decided that the Taliban have changed for the better. Image source: The Observers.

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Overseas Assignment 2007: KL to Dubai to Kabul, The Hectic Journey – Part 1

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Let me break it up into several “parts” the story of my travel from Malaysia to Kabul (my 2nd home for this year) – too tired to write in full (Image Source: Politico Magazine):-

Part 1 – From KLIA to Dubai

Part 2 – From Dubai to Kabul

Part 3 – Arrival in Kabul

The journey from KLIA to Dubai…

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Overseas Assignment 2007: Flying into Dangerous Kabul Again?

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This is what was going in my mind now as I am sitting in my office on a Saturday night, pondering over an issue that my colleague in Kabul have just sent me over the email. Image source: Politico Magazine

The matter was not on the issue but more disturbing was another email  – from the client’s CEO to my big boss requesting me to be assigned to Kabul to help out on the system. Flattering I must say that the client’s CEO added the word “competent staff” but as much as I wanted to go, there are other factors running through my mine now.

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Overseas Assignment 2007: Driving Pass Kabul Street (Day 40)

(Day 40 in Kabul)

In case you are wondering how a street in Kabul looks like on a Friday afternoon….I took this after our lunch at an Indian restaurant

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Overseas Assignment 2007: TDS: Total Dissolved Solids in Kabul (Day 15)

TDS

One of the key things that we often ignore is the level of Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) in our bottled mineral water and probably this is why sometimes normal boiled drinking water is safer to drink.  Image Source: The Take Out

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Overseas Assignment 2007: Ravishing Delicious Kabul Food

Barbari Afghan Food Bread

If there is one thing that could take off our mind from work and to some extent, the country that we been in now, it has to be food. One of the best things you can get on a daily basis is warm delicious Afghan bread with roasted chunks of mutton.  

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Overseas Assignment 2007: Blogging History in Kabul

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You are not going to believe this but I may be making a Malaysian blogging history – sort of. Image source: Zee News

In our latest assignment, we were posted to Dubai and when the first level was done, we moved to Sharjah for the testing phase and after almost a month or so, it was time to upgrade the assignment to the next level. How time flies fast!

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