Mandatory Quarantine 2020: Part 2 – Numerous Registrations, Strict COVID19 Screening

quarantine KLIA COVID19 flight

Continuing from Part 1, we were indeed getting closer to our homes but first, we had to go through the hurdles of COVID19 testing and the mandatory quarantine. It will take time indeed but at least we have set our legs in Malaysia.

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Kingdom of Cambodia 2020: Part 2 – Overweight Luggage And Short of Cash

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The trip to Cambodia started off rather early in the morning with me waking up early and double triple checking everything that I suppose bring along for the long work assignment overseas. The kids were deeply asleep but just before I left the house, they were awake to say goodbye.

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Governance 101: Illogical Misdirection of Dress Codes

(If you ask me, this is a better video to watch for the first time visitors to Malaysia and Asha Gill is lovely as usual)

I was flying in to Malaysia just the other day and yes, I was flying on MAS. It was kind of painful to see the good, hard-working people in MAS facing some uncertainty as MAS undergoes a major restructuring. But that did not stopped the stewardess on my flight from ensuring that service was and always first class.

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MH17 Tragedy 2014: The Final Goodbye For The Departed Part 2

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I thought the Dutch had served justice to the victims of the MH17 crash and nothing will top that off but I was wrong. (Image source: Astro)

The Malaysian Government (yes Najib does look sad this time) may have copied what the Dutch have done but it was worth the final send-off & respect before the bodies were passed back to their families for the final goodbyes.… [Click to read the rest] “MH17 Tragedy 2014: The Final Goodbye For The Departed Part 2”

Governance 101: MH370 Tragedy – Interpol Hits Back at Malaysia

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(It is not the first time the Malaysian authorities had some differences with Interpol. This is from the Wikipedia – Journalist Hamza Kashgari, who in February 2012 fled his home country of Saudi Arabia to avoid prosecution for apostasy, and was subsequently arrested in Malaysia. The Royal Malaysian Police initially asserted that they had arrested Kashgari because they had received an Interpol Red Notice request to do so. However, Interpol stated that no such notice had been issued, and the Malaysian police retracted their claim. Image source: http://www.intelligence-sec.com)

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MH370: The Side Show

It is going to be a week since MH370 went missing and yet, we have not lost hope…

Whilst the whole world is anxiously waiting for any positive news for the missing MH370 and the relatives, friends and the Government of the missing passengers have strongly expressed their dissatisfaction with the sometimes contradictory and lack of information coming out from Malaysia, they are unfortunately had to deal with this:-

[youtube=http://youtu.be/ibRh5v9v0Hc]… [Click to read the rest] “MH370: The Side Show”

Leadership 101: MH370 – A Lesson in Crisis Management

MH370 – frankly speaking, the last thing we need now is a missing plane…

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(I had to pinch myself when I first heard about the missing plane. I flew MAS on a regular basis and I prefer flying on a Boeing 777 than Airbus. Having a missing plane was something that all Malaysian did not expect to hear on a Saturday morning. The disappearance remains a mystery and a multi-country search to date have revealed nothing to date. Image source: http://engtechmag.wordpress.com)

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Technology 101: Finding The Safest Airplane Seat

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(Chances of survival in case of a crash – pick your seats wisely – it may even keep you alive in the unlikely situation. Note the irony of things – you pay more for Business Class but your chances of survival are even slimmer. Photo by Sourav Mishra from Pexels)

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Travelling 101: KLIA – 3 Ways to Avoid Getting Lost in an Airport

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(KLIA is no doubt huge but it is not difficult to find the way around if you have done your homework and ask around)

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Fantastic Trip to Iran 2009: The Eagle Have Landed

iran boeing 747 tehran

Despite the age of the Iran Air’s Jumbo, the landing in Tehran’s newest international airport was surprisingly very smooth but even so, almost everyone clapped when the plane safely landed and that got us worried (clapping means the landing is not smooth most of the time?).

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