not sure what value stating the obvious brings to the conversation, but missed the point, which is not about 'tips'
those 'facts' may be necessary to overstate in Singapore, they are common knowledge to most westerners
the propaganda in the papers and news, about the frequency and severity, suggests that either Malaysia gets an unfair shake or is a wild, dangerous place
naturally this kind of crime exists in every country, some goes unreported, some gets sensationalized
rather than implicitly believing what is on TV or in the newspapers, to remain objective and balance that with what is heard outside of these mediums to differentiate between fact and gossip
dismissing it as moot does not make it so, Scooby's contribution was more tangible, and supports SMS's findings
have not heard from the opposing viewpoint
Wind In My Hair wrote:
EADG wrote:sorry, know how dense that may sound but not sure what is fact and what is propaganda here
Fact: there is crime.
Fact: there are individuals who work together to commit crime.
Fact: precautions reduce your chances of being a victim of these gangs.
I was just trying to answer your post and sharing some tips given to me by both Malaysians and Singaporeans. Ignore them if you wish. It's a personal choice how much one wants to guard against being a victim of crime. I