Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Letter

Are we living on the edge?

Last night, a cousin who lives in Alberta, Canada sent me a picture she had taken. It was no ordinary picture. She had captured the moon behind the tree branches with the poor air quality from the recent wildfires burning...

Thank God! Honesty and integrity still exist in our society

We live in a world which can be demanding at times, especially in the current economic situation. Breadwinners nationwide have been affected by the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. Some individuals are chasing deadlines, crunching numbers late into the night...

What goes up will eventually come down

Those lucky and brave enough to be on a rollercoaster will get a white-knuckle experience lasting no more than two minutes. Life is also like a rollercoaster ride albeit in slow motion, with many ups and downs throughout one’s...

Are passengers covered by insurance?

Malaysia E-Hailing Drivers Association (Mehda) president Daryl Chong advised e-hailing drivers not to register themselves under the illegal InDriver e-hailing app as any mishap would not be covered by insurance. He had checked with the Land Public Transport Agency (Apad)...

Local tourism in the new normal

Apart from shopping, the largest tourism sectors are accommodation, food and beverage, and public transportation. Are hotels, restaurants and tour bus operators gearing their businesses for the new normal or plan to continue with the same modus operandi as...

Little change in local tours over 47 years

When I was between 21 and 23 years old, I sold life and general insurance fulltime but lacked the determination to do well and failed miserably. My brother then introduced me to his former company boss who was running...

Are travel agents merely middlemen?

There are many agents for different services provided by large corporations in various types of industries. There are also many middlemen for manufactured goods, raw materials, and farm produce. For example, the Federal Agricultural Marketing Authority (Fama) had set up...

‘Sanitised’ will become the new watchword

When I was in primary school, my mother laughed when she held up a piece of clothing that had shrunk considerably after washing. Later, I learned that clothes will not shrink to a smaller size if they have the...

Quarantine — integral before mass travel and gathering

Major investors and tour consortiums should take the opportunity to snap up hotels that have or will be closing down and turn them into quarantine centres with comfortable guest rooms, as this prerequisite will become an integral part of...

CAGED’s response to IGP’s call to stall IPCMC Bill

From the beginning, the police have spoken of the IPCMC as if it’s a tiger to be rejected, despite having succeeded in making it a pussycat. The Inspector General of Police’s latest statement is probably just a continuation of...

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Are we living on the edge?

Last night, a cousin who lives in Alberta, Canada sent me a picture she had taken. It was no...