Sunday, June 20, 2021

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One down … another to go!

Registration is not necessary. Anybody can be vaccinated by bringing their identity card to record their data in the system. What is the use of MySejahtera? These are all bureaucracies. – Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, former prime minister Hurrah! I...

Facing feared news and fake news

Misinformation is a virus unto itself. – Brianna Keilar, Australian-American commentator Reuters reports that a Danish national was the first to be convicted under Malaysia’s Anti-Fake News Bill of April 2018 for making a video clip that accused the police...

10 unusual fruits from around the world

Source: alpensteel.com

Stop penny pinching on gadget purchase

Price is rarely the most important thing; a cheap product might sell some units. Somebody gets it home and they feel great when they pay the money, but then they get it home and use it and the joy...

Being cruel to be kind

I don’t care if a reader hates one of my stories, just as long as he finishes the book.—  Roald Dahl, British novelist If you think I am a nice guy, you don’t know me. Ask any of my peers, because...

Bonding without barrier

A Scout smiles and whistles under all circumstances. – Robert Baden Powell When I first started as a tenderfoot in 1969, it was just for fun. However, the likeability that one might be given the opportunity to partake of the Second...

‘No’ to Mahathir’s Mageran!

Letting go means to come to the realisation that some people are a part of your history, but not a part of your destiny. – Steve Maraboli, American writer The Yang di-Pertuan Agong must have been very concerned with developments...

To jab or not to jab?

A major benefit of punishing those who spread anti-vaccine messages is that it would curtail the spread of anti-vax conspiracies which are harmful to public health. – Lim Wei Jiet, Hakam secretary-general Of anti-vaxxers and vaccines choices Even during the height...

Don’t be a sucker for scams!

There’s a scam for everyone, and that means everyone is a potential victim. – Susan Grant, US military veteran and author Last Tuesday, a Macau scammer, or rather two of them, thought they could pin me down to reveal my...

Rice porridge for good health

Faith is like porridge. Better with milk and honey. – George R. R. Martin, American novelist If you come from a traditional Chinese family and you are sick, what does your mother feed you? Most probably, it is rice porridge,...

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One down … another to go!

Registration is not necessary. Anybody can be vaccinated by bringing their identity card to record their data in the...