Author Archives: Lohcifer

Robotic-assisted Hip Arthroplasty/Total Hip Replacement

Today is D-Day. Getting myself a new left hip! Years of suffering from osteoarthritis of my left hip will end today. But forget the traditional muscle-cutting approach – Prof Pang Hee Nee at Singapore General Hospital is revolutionizing the process … Continue reading

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Pig Liver Soup

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Hong Kong is Sliding into Dystopian Nightmare

20th of January marked another significant step in Hong Kong’s slide into authoritarianism. It was the day the so-called “consultation” on Article 23 legislation commenced. The deliberation period ends today, and a neutered legislature – mere puppets manipulated by Beijing’s … Continue reading

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Don’t Let the Old Man In

Yesterday, 22nd of February, after the Moët & Chandon was sabraged and quaffed and the Beluga stuffed into faces and savored, my thoughts turned to Clint Eastwood. It is said that some years ago, when country singer Toby Keith met … Continue reading

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Crocodile Paw & Tail

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Snake King Xi

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Annual Hot Pot Meal

In ancient China, the year-end period was usually cold and wintry, so on the eve of the new year, family members would gather around a pot of simmering hot soup and cook and eat and fellowship. It’s referred to as … Continue reading

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Tomorrow is Day One of Chinese New Year 2024

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Luk Yu, Hong Kong

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Not All Malaysians are Getting the Heebie Jeebies

Some US$731 million from a Malaysian state fund appeared in the personal bank account of Jibby, then prime minister of Malaysia. Another US$273 million worth of stuff – jewelry, hand bags, tiaras, yes tiaras, plus all kinds of expensive branded … Continue reading

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