So Aunty, So What?


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So Aunty, So What?

In vaccine we trust, provided...

The MCO and even the just declared Emergency are only stopgap measures. What we need is a national vaccination plan that covers all bases.

So Aunty, So What?

Living through a year of ‘blursdays’

ALIVE and well and deeply thankful for it. That pretty much sums up what I feel about 2020.

So Aunty, So What?

The world in one word

IT’S the year of Covid-19 so it comes as no surprise that “pandemic” is indeed the declared Word of the Year (WOTY) by two esteemed dictionary publishers.

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Mask is a must, even with a vaccine

That’s the advice from a top vaccine expert who says ‘normal life’ isn’t going to happen until we reach a level of protection in society whereby should there be an outbreak, it will be self-contained.

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A love letter to South Korea

CORONAVIRUS be damned, I am in good company. The person whom I want to claim kinship with, however, is on the other side of the world. He is Paulo Coelho, Brazil’s best-­selling author of all time.

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Trump and the yellowing of white privilege

AS you read this, Americans are on tenterhooks as they await the results of their most contentious presidential election in decades.

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Warning! Angry when dry

Our taps, that is. Already stressed out by the pandemic, who can blame people for being very short-fused when pollution keeps disrupting our water supply?

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My mother, my child, my duty

Our columnist has come to realise there is a greater threat to her aged mum than Covid-19.

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Malaysian ‘uncle’ a ‘rice-ing’ Internet star

And that’s why Aunty is jealous. Read on.

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Wading into troubled waters

Yes, we got our water back but we risk future disruptions as long as there is no concrete, sustainable plan to prevent contamination of this precious resource.

So Aunty, So What?

Much ado about face masks

I ADMIT it. I’m getting rather careless. After months of diligently practising the recommended Covid-19 SOP, the desire to cut corners is growing.

So Aunty, So What?

Recalling Dad, the foodie

IT’S that time of the year again when family members in three cities – Petaling Jaya, Singapore and Sydney – gather to commemorate the day our father left us, Aug 7, 2016, using the conferencing app Zoom.

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