We have been battling the pandemic for more than a year now and securing an appointment for the Covid-19 vaccine is like trying to win a lottery ticket, writes Rita Jong.
The abolition of the UPSR will enable children to learn in a more relaxed environment, encourage creativity and enhance their soft skills, writes Rita Jong, a mother of two school-going children.
Things will never return to normal such as the mask-wearing culture, but Twentytwo13 contributor Rita Jong hopes to find some normalcy in life where people can travel with ease again and be able to embrace family members and friends without fear.
With online shopping, you can find almost anything no matter how random or weird. But would you pay RM200 for a potty that doubles up as a ‘Chinese Traditional Fruit Basket’?
While it will be a quiet Lunar New Year minus the major reunion dinner gatherings this time around, everyone has a role to play in breaking the chain and flattening the curve, says Rita Jong.
Columnist Rita Jong shares memories of two good friends – journalist Mohd Nayan Abdul Rahman and lawyer Gerard Lazarus whose sudden passing last Friday is a reminder that we need to reach out to long-lost friends or family members because we never really know the true value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
Coughing and sneezing, once relatively innocent actions, are now drawing public flak, writes Rita Jong.
The Sarawak state elections have to be held by July 2021. But lessons from Sabah are a clear indicator we are not ready in terms of safety, what more a snap general election.
Sarawak is known as the land of unity where the locals live in a multiracial and multireligious society harmoniously. Twentytwo13 contributor Rita Jong is glad none of what is transpiring across the South China Sea is affecting Sarawakians.
With many countries experiencing the second wave of Covid-19, we still have anti-maskers who feel it is an infringement of their rights to wear the masks.
Covid-19 pandemic is a reminder that we must continuously adapt to the changing conditions in our education system.
The lives of our children have changed completely since the Covid-19 pandemic started. Aidan, 11, tells how it has been for him and how it has changed his outlook on life somewhat.
Isaac Jong and Amy Yong are among Malaysians who remain abroad during the Covid-19 pandemic. They spend the time alone reflecting on life.