World Affairs 101: Lessons To Be Learned, The Aberfan Disaster

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With Netflix as our main source of entertainment these days, one of the favourite series among others has been The Crown which portrays the life of Queen Elizabeth II from her wedding in the 1940s until the 1990s and some key moments in history including the Aberfan disaster. Image Source: Scala Radio

Although one accepts that considering it is TV series, some of the events that have happened would have been heavily dramatized. It however does shows the tension and stress that the royalties, namely Prince Phillip and Prince Charles in light of the standing of the Queen.

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Blogging 101: News Snippets As At 22 December 2020

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News snippet – Highland Tower condominium tragedy happened 27 years ago on 11th December 1993 and it was one of the worst tragedies in the country. 48 people died from the said tragedy – a tragedy that should not have happened. Image source: The Star

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MH17 Tragedy 2014: The Final Goodbye For The Departed Part 3

MH17 MAS Tragedy

More Malaysians died in MH17 tragedy have been brought back home…

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MH17 Tragedy 2014: Oh My God, Not Another Tragedy!

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(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.

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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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History 101: World Trade Center, After 911 Tragedy

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(It may not be the same but the new World Trade Center will bring closure and sense of new hopes for New Yorkers and with a memorial in between, keeping the thoughts of those who perished in the tragedy forever in our hearts. Photo by Thomas Svensson from Pexels)

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Enforcement 101: National Tragedy, Investigating 28 Deaths

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(With 28 deaths, this has to be one of the worst bus accident in the country and made worse by the fact that most who died are foreign tourists. Image source: Al Jazeera)

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