Using e-commerce to counter veggie price hike?

Malaysia is currently seeing an unlikely surge in vegetable prices, to the point of memes and politicians even wanting to debate the motion on the topic. And yet, the elephant in the room nobody is addressing is this - what is jacking up the price? Where is the inflation coming from? Farmers were quick to … Continue reading Using e-commerce to counter veggie price hike?

Selangor and how we can maintain water security

Selangor and how we can maintain water security By Hafidz Baharom Now that the water woes have been somewhat corrected in the Greater Klang Valley, there is a need to review what happened, how it happened, why it happened, and how we can avoid it from happening again. What happened? On Thursday Sep 3, water … Continue reading Selangor and how we can maintain water security

Why such naysayers for youth political representation?

Why such naysayers for youth political representation? By Hafidz Baharom You know, of all the people having to write this out, I cannot believe that I had to. But when two political titans who should both be enjoying retirement and grandkids come out saying the youth should not be “divisive” or “won’t get far”, I … Continue reading Why such naysayers for youth political representation?

Automating traffic and emission regulations for government income

Automating traffic and emission regulations for government income By Hafidz Baharom One section of revenue that the government constantly underestimates would actually come from law enforcement, especially in Malaysia. We’ve all seen the fact that our roads are constantly filled with people who use emergency lanes, run a red light, and even speed in school … Continue reading Automating traffic and emission regulations for government income

Visit to Turkey, playing chicken with Covid-19?

Visit to Turkey, playing chicken with Covid-19? By Hafidz Baharom It was brought to light yesterday that a lawmaker and minister decided to go on an official visit to Turkey, came back and went straight into parliament, ignoring the Covid-19 standard operating procedure of a quarantine. At a time when Defence Minister Datuk Seri Ismail … Continue reading Visit to Turkey, playing chicken with Covid-19?

Can e-hailing save the tour guides?

Can e-hailing save the tour guides? By Hafidz Baharom The idea came rather randomly while waiting for a haircut, but could e-hailing companies be the answer to assisting tour guides during the Covid-19 downturn? Frankly, some Malaysians retrenched in the tourism sector have already taken jobs as drivers for these e-hailing firms, but could the … Continue reading Can e-hailing save the tour guides?