Disclaimer: This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, locations and events are either the products of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously. Similarities to actual events or places or people are purely coincidental.
SATIRE | “Yeah! Thanks to the great Covid National Recovery Plan, everything will be fine! ”Said Datuk Semua Settle at a media conference.
“Whose idea is this?” asked a reporter.
“All praise goes to our dear leader, the glorious Moodin. Oh wait, he just changed his name, now we have to call him Mydin, ”said SS.
“Like the hypermarket?” someone quipped.
“Yes, la, can buy anything there. MP got too. ‘Metal Plate’ la, you think what? “
Another journalist asked: “But shops are only allowed to open in October. No additional economic aid. Not many of our small businesses will koyak then?”
“So what? Then big business can take over all these little businesses. We always have to think big because it’s the big boys who donate to our Yayasan Golf Charity Fund,” smiled SS.
A journalist out China press raised a hand and asked, “Some people say Malaysia needs a scientific, data-driven approach to fighting Covid. We need to do more testing, contact tracing and targeted MCOs like Korea, not just a blanket lockdown. Any comment? “
“Uh, you where from? K-pop ah? China uh? No wonder you ask such questions. Uh, Jangan probok-probok sini (Don’t provoke here) ”, SS growled and pointed at the reporter with his hand, which had three gold rings with huge gemstones.
“No, no, we are a Malaysian newspaper. Our office in Bangsar, KL, next door Honesty messages“, Answered the visibly shaken lady.
“OK la, give random answer …