Documentary Review 101: Excellent The Only Son by Simonka de Jong 2012

The Only Son Simonka de Jong Youtube Video Documentary

I caught this excellent documentary by Simonka de Jong, a 49 years old Dutch filmmaker based in Amsterdam, Netherlands on Youtube the other day. I was amazed by the simplicity of the storyline and yet where the characters in this documentary face some of the toughest conflicts in the daily lives. Image source: Youtube.

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Childhood Memories: Part 27 – Revisiting The Old Neighbourhood With Google Street

google street childhood memories neighbourhood

The SHELL petrol station was actually the main landmark on the main old road between the city of Kuala Lumpur and the port town of Klang. We often refer to the petrol station when someone wants to come to our house in the old neighbourhood. It is directly on the opposite side of the neighbourhood. It was a big station those days but it has now somehow reduced in size. It is however still at the same place since the day we moved into this neighbourhood more than 40 years ago. Image source: Google Street.

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Humanity 101: The Beautiful Malak Who Stole Our Cold Hearts

malak iraq ISIS war zone refugee children

This story of a young girl named Malak whose father and mother had died tragically is indeed has been an eye-opener on the plight of innocent refugee children in the many war zones around the world. The situation around the world is now even more precarious with the COVID19 pandemic which also saw the reduction of travel and aid. Image source: Preemptive Love

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Crime Index 2013: Multiple Shootings in Malaysia

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(The biggest headache related to crime for the nation at the moment – we have multiple shooting and hired killers on the loose. The next question is whether it is just a tip of the iceberg in the wave of crime confronting the country. Image source: http://www.straitstimes.com)

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Parenting 101: Setting Right And Terrible Examples

parent parenting naughty children

(There are parents who have a bad influence on their children whilst there are others who opt to do nothing when their kids misbehave. In both situations, they are nothing but bad parents. Image source: http://www.reviewjournal.com)

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Malaysia 101: Politicising A Young Death Sucks

Aminulrasyid Amzah Police Shooting Politics

(What some politicians failed to see is that the eye-witness story that has too many holes which makes the victim, Aminulrasyid Amzah coming out without any faults – is the police really to be blamed? Image source: Malaysian Insider)

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Education 101: Do Extra SPM Papers Required To Be Top Student?

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(SPM students with their results but is doing more subjects for the exams makes the student brilliant than others? Image source: http://pemudasarawak.wordpress.com)

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