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Eid Mubarak 2020

Today, in Malaysia, Muslims are celebrating the Eid, which marks the end of the Ramadan month. The day that starts the meeting of relatives from far and family members, old friends and colleagues.

However, due to the new norm set for Covid 19 crisis, that has affected Malaysia as well, the celebration of Eid is done with limitations.
Today, we are free to travel to visit our families living near us. Intrastate travel is allowed today for Eid celebration. Everyone should adhere to the new norms such as the use of face cover,  maintain a distance of 1 meter from each other, wash hands often. No shaking hands, no kissing, no touching, no close conversation allowed. Preferably to take care of our elders and children as they seem more vulnerable to the Covid 19. 
All interstate travel are forbidden, unless you have reasons and it is a must trip. Today, we visited my father and mother in law, which is around 5 km away.  From my observation, small visits may be safe. However, if you have chil…

Ramadan Mubarak 2016

ramadan 2016, ramadan malaysia, ramadan recipes, ramadan worldwide, religion, selemat berpuasa, tourism, Ramadan month already started in Malaysia, since 6 June 2016 and will end on 6 July 2016 Eid Fitr (Hari Raya Aidilfitri).

During Ramadan, Muslims restaurants are closed till the afternoon, and will open again normally for breaking fast till till early morning.
In afternoon the food bazaars specially organised for in the month of Ramadan are also available. It is a nice atmosphere, to go to to the bazaars. The bazaars are normally very crowded and it is very hard to move to see the various selection of food. Lack of parking space would also pose a problem for those wanting to stop at the bazaars.

The fasting starts from dawn until sunset, and the Muslims observe it by refraining themselves from consuming food, drinking, smoking and engaging in sexual relations.

During Ramadan the Muslims dedicate mostly in increase prayers and recitation of the Quran.

In Malaysia, some restaurants still open such as the Chinese, Indian (non-muslim) and all fast food restaurants.

Happy Fasting 2016! Selamat berpuasa 2016!

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