Hong Kong's Fifth Wave
February 24, 2022
COVID-19 is a pandemic that has disproportionately impacts those most vulnerable. This is a sad fact that has become increasingly more apparent as Hong Kong battles its fifth wave. Long queues outside hospitals and testing centers, domestic workers being unfairly fired, and rising case counts due to a more transmissible variant; the situation is less than ideal to put it mildly. Government and NGOs are working hard to come up with a tranche of initiatives to help assist those in need.
Typhoon Odette 2021
December 20, 2021
On December 16, 2021 (Thursday) Typhoon Odette made landfall on the southern Philippine province of Cebu; bringing with it torrential rain and maximum sustained wind speeds of over 200 kph. As of writing, Odette has now moved passed the southern Philippines and is now over open water. But has left the affected areas (including my hometown) severely damaged, most of which can be categorized into three major groups. Physical debris.