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

quarantine hotel impiana covid19

(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”

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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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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Global Economics 101: Venezuela – Lessons Learned, Spoon Feeding Failure

Statista Venezuela refugees economy

Venezuela has the largest oil reserves in the world and yet the country is in a major crisis, not only from the aspect of the economy but also socio-political. It has now become one of the biggest economy refugees with almost 4.5 million of its population leaving the country due to economic hardships.… [Click to read the rest] “Global Economics 101: Venezuela – Lessons Learned, Spoon Feeding Failure”

World News 101: All About FinCEN Leaked Files

FinCEN US Banking Banks

Everyone reports information to FinCEN and this includes banks from unlikely countries like China. Bank transactions leave a trail of paperwork and footprints and this is how some people get caught. Image source: International Consortium of Investigative Journalists

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Kingdom of Cambodia 2020: Part 11 – No Fear, Foodpanda Delivers (3)

Foodpanda KFC food delivery

This will be the last post on the Foodpanda food delivery service in the on-going travel to Cambodia. Of course, these list of food was not the only ones that I order online from Foodpanda but these would be the some of the interesting ones that I would not be ordering if I am using the same app back in Malaysia.… [Click to read the rest] “Kingdom of Cambodia 2020: Part 11 – No Fear, Foodpanda Delivers (3)”

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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National Security 101: Extradition Of Criminals Internationally

Extradition Hong Kong China Malaysia Law Indira Gandhi Muhammad Riduan Abdullah

There was a major protest on the extradition laws that Hong Kong legislation intends to pass which will make it possible to send suspects to mainland China for trial. It was eventually withdrawn after months-long of protests from the citizens. Image source: Australian Institute of International Affairs.

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Kingdom of Cambodia 2020: Part 8 – A Great Delicious Malaysian Lunch At Café Malaya

malaysian food lunch cafe malaya cambodia phnom penh

(Is there something called the perfect lunch? In Cambodia, this probably be the case with a good dose of sambal with sizable prawns, fish, chicken, vegetables and yes, the good old kangkung and this is a buffet so we can go for another round)

After the end of our self-isolation and getting down to our real work in Cambodia, we by now have established a routine when it comes to having our lunch at our workplace.… [Click to read the rest] “Kingdom of Cambodia 2020: Part 8 – A Great Delicious Malaysian Lunch At Café Malaya”

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