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We are experiencing a supply-side crisis. The lockdown is inducing labor shortage, and it has the potential of exerting lasting damage on the economy if not handled properly. It seems to me that the last time Malaysia or any of its components had a supply crisis was in the 1940s during World War II and […]

They say history repeats itself. Wikipedia in fact as a page calls historic recurrence describing the phenomenon. I have been thinking how this is relevant to this age of hyperconnectedness with information overload that is increasingly becoming beyond the capacity of human beings to analyze and verify. We already have the too long don’t read […]

Puji dan syukur pada Ilahi Anugerahnya tiada terhingga Kedamaian kemakmuran Malaysiaku bahagia Dengan tekad untuk berjaya Berbakti pada nusa dan bangsa Kami junjung cita-cita luhur Perpaduan seluruh negeri Seia sekata sehati sejiwa Menghadapi cabaran Kami sedia kami setia Berkorban untuk negara Bersemarak Malaysia tercinta Kibarkan panji kebesarannya Kami rela menjaga namamu Sejahtera Malaysia

Reading is a private experience that takes place within a personal bubble. It is one between you the reader and the author through his or her text. You can read in a group silently or aloud, but chances are most of the time it is a private experience. During the time you spend reading, the […]

New York has the Empire State Building. Think of Paris and the Eiffel Tower comes to mind. Cairo is inseparable from the Pyramids. Singapore has the smaller but not less iconic Merlion. George Town has the Penang Bridge, if you take a liberal view of the city’s boundary and ignore the unpleasant monolith towering over […]

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