So Aunty, So What?


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So Aunty, So What?

Viral + fever = scariest thing now

What was once a run-of-the-mill symptom of illness has become a fear-inducing alarm bell.

So Aunty, So What?

The zombie days are over

MONDAY marked my first anniversary as a retiree. I can hardly believe 12 months flew by so quickly.I blithely wrote about the start of this new chapter in my July 17, 2019, column titled My life as I never knew it.

So Aunty, So What?

When guns and racism collide

A TIRED Yale University student is napping in a common area. A man is standing by an apartment door waiting for a friend to come down. A young girl is selling bottled water in front of her home to raise money to go to Disneyland.

So Aunty, So What?

Still in a Covid state of mind

SHE came running down the staircase, all dressed up to go out. I stopped her in her tracks.

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May these people burn in hell

ON Saturday I learned of an act so evil that I broke down in tears. It was the murder of pregnant women, new mothers, infants and nurses in an Afghan hospital.

So Aunty, So What?

Heart in mouth over going out

But those who do not agree with Putrajaya’s decision of a conditional MCO can still continue to stay home.

So Aunty, So What?

How we ate our way to a pandemic

​​​​​​​BY now, Covid-19 is humanity’s public enemy number one and governments are working furiously to contain its spread.

So Aunty, So What?

Splitting hairs and split decisions

AFTER four days of yes, maybe, and finally no, hairdressing salons and barbershops will remain closed after all under the movement control order (MCO).

So Aunty, So What?

Have WiFi, will stay home

Keeping our technology alive is what’s keeping us connected, safe and sane.

So Aunty, So What?

Get used to the new normal

IT’S been a full week since the movement control order (MCO) came into force and I am among the 92% who are complying with it.

So Aunty, So What?

Let’s keep calm and carry on, shall we?

BY this time, dear reader, I am most likely wandering the streets of Fukuoka, Japan, after my red-eye flight from KLIA2 last night.

So Aunty, So What?

When Korean isn’t all Greek

By winning the highest accolade in filmdom, ‘Parasite’ proved language is no barrier to audiences and success.

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