The trip to Cambodia started off rather early in the morning with me waking up early and double-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.
(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.… [Click to read the rest] “Governance 101: Illogical Misdirection of Dress Codes”
Another funeral, this time down south in JB…
(No matter what, Malaysia remains where my heart and soul lies at the end of the day. And nothing kicks starts the notion than flying on the national carrier whilst having hot delicious nasi lemak for company)
Somehow it was great to fly back on MAS – for a couple of things.… [Click to read the rest] “Off to a Funeral Down South”
(Will it work or it is going to be RM6 billion down the drain again? This is going to be the last chance for MAS and the people who are managing it. We do not want to see another bailout in 2018! Image source: TheStar)… [Click to read the rest] “MAS: Does Recovery Plans Defying Economics?”
(What’s left of MH17 – a tragedy that should not have happened in the first place. Image source: BBC)
I did not believe when I first heard about it. It can’t be true. Someone must have made a mistake. Then the news started to trickle in. It was all gloomy and the outcome did not look well.… [Click to read the rest] “MH17 Tragedy 2014: Oh My God, Not Another Tragedy!”
MH370 – frankly speaking, the last thing we need now is a missing plane…
(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.… [Click to read the rest] “MH370: Lesson in Crisis Management”
(The Chennai International Airport’s departure area – brightly lighted and well furnished but the crowd can still give you a headache. Sorry, no photos of the secured areas – the officers looked too menacing and strict)
I kind of have forgotten to do the conclusion for this post, so here is it…… [Click to read the rest] “Trip to Amazing Chennai 2010: The Conclusion & Goodbyes”
You know you can never be ready whenever leaving for an overseas assignment. It always happens to me – documents to be printed at the last minute, last minute meetings, last minute rush to the bank, last minute rush to exchange the foreign currency and other last minute etc.
At times when MAS is increasing it’s airfare due to escalating expenses and keep posting huge losses, the last thing that we would expected from them is a RM1.5 million expenditure for some paintings.