Good practice to adopt for tighter airport security

  • Letters
  • Tuesday, 23 Apr 2019

AS I’m writing this, I am still groggy from my long flight and short sleep at the airport of a neighbouring country where I was waiting for my connecting flight back to Malaysia.

I had hoped to catch a few hours’ sleep in one of the many snooze areas at this world-class airport. But my sleep was disrupted by a policeman who politely but authoritatively tapped on my shoulder to wake me up. Half asleep, I made out that the gun holstered on his hip was real and it wasn’t a dream. The other heavily armed personnel in military fatigues standing nearby very quickly brought all my senses online.

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