China needs to win hearts and minds to move forward

By Michael Tay, Johor MCA Government Coordinating Affairs chairman. Having travelled to China and the United States countless times over the years, I am saddened by the current state of affairs, especially the ongoing US-China trade war at a time when the world is combating Covid-19. Firstly, I think China should ease up on itsContinue reading “China needs to win hearts and minds to move forward”

Not a time to be choosy

“Not every jobseeker that came to us for assistance was a blue-collar worker. We have professionals who were earning as high as SGD7,000 before they were laid off during the MCO,” said Johor MCA Government Coordinating Affairs Chairman, Michael Tay, when asked about the response of the public to the MCA Pandemic Task Force programme,Continue reading “Not a time to be choosy”

Red Yeast Rice Cleansers

The Red Yeast Rice Deep Cleansing Oil (left) and the Red Yeast Rice Facial Foaming Cleanser from Georganic. I’m not a big fan of oil-based cleansers but the Red Yeast Rice Deep Cleansing Oil doesn’t feel oily at all. After cleansing, the skin feels soft and so refreshed. It has ingredients like olive oil, isoamylContinue reading “Red Yeast Rice Cleansers”

MCA Pandemic Task Force

Johor MCA in collaboration with non-governmental organisations (NGOs) has set up the MCA Pandemic Task Force to help the local community, especially those who have lost their jobs due to the Covid-19 pandemic, find new employment. Johor MCA Government Coordinating Affairs chairman Michael Tay said the programme is a joint initiative between MCA and JohorContinue reading “MCA Pandemic Task Force”

MCA and JIBA collaboration

Johor MCA and Johor Indian Business Association (JIBA) will collaborate to set up a platform to identify retrenched workers due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and help them to find employment again. A massive number of Malaysians — I was told 300,000 — have lost their jobs due to the pandemic and border closure. Johor MCAContinue reading “MCA and JIBA collaboration”

Stainless steel food containers

Using plastic food containers is economical and convenient. I use it too all the time. But sometimes the food containers we dump into the trash can may end up as marine litter. We’ve seen videos and read stories about turtles and seabirds eating these plastic straws and other kinds of plastic wastes. We may notContinue reading “Stainless steel food containers”