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by Max Headroom
Fri, 18 Jun 2021 12:39 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: May 1, 2021. Covid 19 community cases. What Happened?
Replies: 90
Views: 10961

Re: May 1, 2021. Covid 19 community cases. What Happened?

One hotel group had a pretty dire announcement this morning, SMS. Park Hotel Group was it? They own 30-odd hospitality establishments in Asia, at least one of which in Singapore, Orchard Road.

We're not out of the woods by any stretch I reckon...
by Max Headroom
Sun, 13 Jun 2021 12:12 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Drunk driver jailed
Replies: 15
Views: 785

Re: Drunk driver jailed

The real oddity, I feel, is why the victim's family gets nothing. How come his punishment doesn't include some form of monetary compensation? Sure, give him x number of years in jail to ruminate on his sins. But when he comes out, he shouldn't be back to his normal life whilst the victim's family wi...
by Max Headroom
Thu, 10 Jun 2021 4:36 pm
Forum: Beauty, Health & Fitness
Topic: New variant contagious
Replies: 17
Views: 1562

Re: New variant contagious

You mean the Delta variant :) If I recall, Sinovac only scored about 60% effectiveness. That was fine when you're base is 0, but it may come back and bite you in the arse down the road, when the virus "learns" by elimination how it can maximize its potential. Hopefully, it's not as bad as it seems.....
by Max Headroom
Sat, 05 Jun 2021 10:22 am
Forum: Beauty, Health & Fitness
Topic: New variant contagious
Replies: 17
Views: 1562

Re: New variant contagious

Indeed. I'm finding it very, very difficult imagining this driver not wearing his/her mask, given the status of these particular pax. Of course, he/she may have inadvertently been wearing the mask incorrectly. But even then, for the virus to instantly be able to exploit this, to require just a littl...
by Max Headroom
Sat, 05 Jun 2021 9:51 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Swab test
Replies: 3
Views: 755

Re: Swab test

lol
by Max Headroom
Thu, 03 Jun 2021 10:13 am
Forum: Beauty, Health & Fitness
Topic: New variant contagious
Replies: 17
Views: 1562

Re: New variant contagious

Pre-alpha, beta, gamma, etc, we were used to seeing extremely low new case numbers here. Evidently, back then, our basic "new normal" line of defense was pretty effective against the original Covid-19 virus spreading. However, since these mutants appeared on the scene, it looks like basic is no long...
by Max Headroom
Fri, 21 May 2021 9:23 am
Forum: Latest News & Current Affairs
Topic: Retailers call for government support
Replies: 15
Views: 2096

Re: Retailers call for government support

Incredibly, even today I still encounter boh-chap stares when I ask shop-owners about online options. Really now, if you're a retailer and you still can't be bothered to deploy any of the various virtual channels that, now more than ever, are up for grabs, then, clearly, Darwin's law applies.
by Max Headroom
Tue, 18 May 2021 8:28 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: May 1, 2021. Covid 19 community cases. What Happened?
Replies: 90
Views: 10961

Re: May 1, 2021. Covid 19 community cases. What Happened?

But the WEF meeting later on in the year is an awesome opportunity for Singapore to shine in the global arena. Pretty sure the gahmen is super-motivated to navigate the road ahead as best it can. World Economic Forum cancels special annual meeting in Singapore Way too premature if you ask me. If th...
by Max Headroom
Wed, 12 May 2021 11:42 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: May 1, 2021. Covid 19 community cases. What Happened?
Replies: 90
Views: 10961

Re: May 1, 2021. Covid 19 community cases. What Happened?

I certainly hope you are right, and well what you write makes perfect sense. The challenge is to get the stubborn ones to take up the vaccine as they don't see the need with so few covid deaths in Singapore. I don't think the gahmen is too worried about low uptake. They've said a few times they exp...
by Max Headroom
Mon, 10 May 2021 10:35 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: May 1, 2021. Covid 19 community cases. What Happened?
Replies: 90
Views: 10961

Re: May 1, 2021. Covid 19 community cases. What Happened?

I agree that the media often tends to paint a more dire picture than is necessary. Boring doesn't really sell as well, so they're incentivized to add a bit of drama to the narrative du jour. That being said, I think the hazards of mutations are being grossly under-reported. Most mutations, being the...
by Max Headroom
Sun, 09 May 2021 10:58 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: May 1, 2021. Covid 19 community cases. What Happened?
Replies: 90
Views: 10961

Re: May 1, 2021. Covid 19 community cases. What Happened?

It's not going to be smooth sailing all the way lah. Especially with quite a few Asian countries' cases upticking into record territory these days and local case numbers here ostensibly itching to go up. But the WEF meeting later on in the year is an awesome opportunity for Singapore to shine in the...
by Max Headroom
Sat, 08 May 2021 12:37 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: May 1, 2021. Covid 19 community cases. What Happened?
Replies: 90
Views: 10961

Re: May 1, 2021. Covid 19 community cases. What Happened?

In spite of the variants and other potential dangers lurking, I think Singapore is aware that it has to go ahead with opening up going forward. Of course the country is one of very few that did a really good job at managing the pandemic. Case numbers are very low, as are fatalities. It can and will ...
by Max Headroom
Thu, 29 Apr 2021 8:22 am
Forum: Certificate of Entitlement (COE)
Topic: High COE
Replies: 13
Views: 1404

Re: High COE

Ditto.
by Max Headroom
Wed, 28 Apr 2021 8:13 am
Forum: Property Talk, Housing & Rental
Topic: Construction by Jardin condo
Replies: 5
Views: 660

Re: Construction by Jardin condo

And why aren't they called D'Jardin and D'Mayfair? What were they thinking??

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