Just back from spa, stream bath & sauna:heheheh:
" Singapore has confirmed its first case of a locally-transmitted Zika virus, which has been linked to microcephaly, the health ministry said. A 47-year-old woman working in the city-state was confirmed with the virus, but was "well and recovering". As she had not traveled to Zika-affected areas recently, she was likely to have been infected in Singapore, the ministry said in a statement. "
Infected locally is a BIG concern because : " The virus can be transmitted from human to human by the bites of infected female mosquitoes, primarily Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus. During the first week of infection, Zika virus can be found in the blood and passed from an infected person to another mosquito through mosquito bites " http://www.zikavirusnet.com/transmission.html
This means they are other carriers in Singapore... and sooner they will be carriers here. Generally, among the 24 hours in a day, apart from workplace, we spend most time at home. So, make sure your home has been designed/installed with some preventive measures... or alternatively stay at least 150 feet above ground level.. ;)
There's a water cut in USJ2, maybe other parts too. Anyone knows when it'll be restored?
Checked Syabas' website but no such announcement, called them & was put on hold. Emailed them but no reply!
Unscheduled water disruption at Petaling due to SIME UEP Reservoir Level Drop. Affected area: USJ 1 until USJ 15. Estimate recovery: TBA.
Latest info as at 10.44am - Estimate recovery time: 12.00am (midnight) - 30/8/2016). We apologies on the inconvenience caused. Thank you.
As reported by Sin Chew, MOH Singapore announced there are 41 locally infected Zika cases in Singapore now..
Some tips to share.
I find certain essential products and goods a tad cheaper at Tesco franchise shop at Taipan than Speedmart99. Just that parking may not be as convenient. I go after 10pm, whereas SP99 close sharp 10pm. Not huge savings but beneficial for people like me who have to save every sen. Good to look out for anywhere that I can save and not cut back or deprive myself too much.
If I tar pow Nasi Kandar from PJ for 2, there will be extra curry gravy (I usually pack back a bit extra from self service since NK towkay know me and don't mind). Don't throw away, I will buy Roti Canai or plain Nan for dinner nearby..a few pieces for us and have that same NK curry with it. Its lovely to eat. I only eat rice meal once a day and avoid all roadside fried foods. They are NOT cheap anyway. Roti Canai could be even cheaper. Seems to keep my BP under control.
I buy wholesale Chee cheong Fun (pack of 10pcs) for about RM2 something at Old PJ Market wholesaler shop. Works out to be 20something SEN per piece. That shop got all ingredients there for the taking. Up to you. I make my own sauce (cost next to nothing), roast some sesame seeds, fry shallot oil, sesame seed oil, then garnish all for a nice dinner for 2.. How much it cost outside for that same plate? RM3 and above now. Expensive breakfast meal!
I can and will cook up Spaghetti Bolognese for my family (4-5pax) all for around cost of RM30 or less, including meat and other ingredients. My family loves it all...I get a lot for RM30..and that include extra helpings. My son can finish 2 plates easily. Me too. Actually, the Bolognese gravy should be kept overnight than eating right after cooking, it tastes better. Top with grated Parmesan cheese for cheesier taste..I put a lot..buy from nearest bakery supplies..cheaper than supermarket by 30%.
I'm NO expert in saving cost..but I think I've done right so far...Home DIY cooking DOES save money!..just a matter of the will and effort to cook your own and use prime ingredients. We really don't know what we're eating outside. Enough horror stories to be told or heard. Not just a matter of "ignorance is bliss". Not to me anyhow.
Zika is here now.
1st case reported in Klang... just half an hour drive from Usj.. :eek:
Wonder how good in nutrients and how is the hygiene of this south asian food especially it is being prepared by people who have a habit of using their hands instead of toilet paper in the toilet.
BUT those fellas are preparing food for public. I seriously doubt there is a proper bidet inside the toilet, maybe just a blardy pathetic pvc tube for them to wash their asss after doing the business. It is highly unlikely there is handwash detergent there for them to use. They will have to wash with plain water and I am generously assuming that those fellas are going to wash their hands !! ;)
I eat outside food most of the time but I am different with you, I eat at places that I know what I am eating and I am very sure of what I am eating.. :cool:
Aiya, I like my breakfast of roti/teh tarik + 1 banana of RM$1.00 each in Devi's Corner in Bangsar whenever I am in KL.:D
Now have to think twice:eek:
Unless you are convinced they did wash their hands with soap or handwash detergent, I will strongly advise you to skip such south asian food. Come on, food poisioning for old man is not a play play thing ... :p
Not everyone is as strong as bslee, ok !! ;)