When one is looking at farming land in the country, there is a substantial increase in agricultural land in Malaysia since the 1960s. In 2018, the farmland area for Malaysia was 85,710 sq. km. The farmland area of Malaysia increased from 37,559 sq. km in 1969 to 85,710 sq. km in 2018 growing at an average annual rate of 1.72%. Data & chart source: World Bank
I have always been fascinated by the brilliance and creativity of 3D modelling & rendering using computers ever since I have gotten freeware but rather primitive computer-aided design (CAD) software many years ago. Photo by Uzunov Rostislav from Pexels.
Never put all your eggs in one basket so they say and for a small island country like Singapore, food security goes beyond the ability to feed its people but also impacts their national security. This is why Singapore ensures that its food source is not limited to only 1 to 2 countries. Eggs, for instance, are sourced from almost 11 countries although probably Malaysia would be the largest exporter of eggs to Singapore. Infographic source: Mothership
Yanni or his full name, Yiannis Chryssomallis is a Greek composer who now resides in the US and is famous for concerts in historical monuments. I first encountered his famous Tribute concert that took place at China’s Forbidden City and India’s Taj Mahal. It was one mind-blowing concert I have ever seen and it was shown on TV for Malaysia Day many years ago. Image source: Youtube/Yanni
I have always appreciated Syed Akbar Ali’s posts in his blog “OutSyed The Box” (OTB) as being critical and something to ponder on when it comes to national politics and economy but when it comes to military-related matters, you may want to hold back your horses. His latest post unfairly attacks India’s HAL Tejas which is being considered by RMAF for the light combat aircraft requirements. Image source: Twitter / Wikipedia.