Despite the price hikes, we still have news like this. A ban on smoking at mosques is a short-term measure, as usual. But then, when it comes to bad habits and vices, people are usually more willing to suffer rather than to quit.
Then there is the never-ending sugar crisis. Minister Shafie should just let whoever make noises and just do his job – ensuring people get their supplies and prices are controlled – instead of taking umbrage at statements made by the opposition. It’s their right to voice out complaints, just like any other citizens.
I was stuck at one of Taman Tun’s main traffic lights for at least five minutes yesterday evening, and another five minutes to get from said traffic light to a junction less than 500 metres away. A half hour spent just trying to get to Petronas, and fifteen minutes jostling for three pieces of kuih from the makcik in front of Perodua.
Ramadhan started with, literally, a blast in Iraq and with a sore throat and headache for me. Another reason not to complain about things.