Thursday, July 29, 2021

Michelle Chen

Michelle is a Malaysian, a Chinese and a banana. She thinks this is a mad country, but there's no place like home.
10 ARTICLES

When unicorns and fairies began giving Covid-19 jabs

Bad experiences with government institutions are a dime a dozen but the men and women behind the national Covid-19 vaccination programme provide a glimpse of what the country could be.

Covid-19, the catch-22 numbers game

How we approach it will depend on which numbers we choose to zoom in on.

Stealth-mode racism

Not all racist acts take place in dodgy areas or in globally condemned public outbursts.

It’s not just the thought that counts

The problem with Kedah's move not to declare a holiday for Thaipusam was not the decision itself but the reasoning behind it.

Of WFH and #KitaJagaKita

While working from home may still get the job done, those who call for lockdowns with no consideration of the consequences on anyone else should rethink their positions.

Dreaming of a monsoon Christmas

What does Christmas look like in Malaysia if there is no snow, no reindeer and no one-horse open sleigh?

When to pull the plug?

While we appreciate the conveniences of technology, there is a limit to how much things can be moved online.

The MCO and us

How do we treat the less fortunate during this pandemic season?

The flag that never came down

Loving a country doesn't have to depend on who runs it.

Fear and caution in the time of the pandemic

Which do we exercise, as daily numbers continue to spike?

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