A little bird whispered yesterday that there will be a major announcement this week on the realignment of the 2020 budget to cater for the coronavirus response plan. Stay tuned.
Don’t be late
An official from the legal fraternity was put on the spot for his poor attendance at the Commission of Inquiry into Union Bank of Switzerland loan deal. The hearing on Monday was moved from 9.30am to 11am just to give the secretariat time to contact him. He arrived after 11am saying he had been tied up in a court.
Colleague who has been missing from work for a few days turns up and tells everyone he had the dengue fever. Someone quipped: “That’s the cousin brother of the coronavirus!”
Dengue fever, itself a killer disease, is already silently affecting some people right now. Like the coronavirus, there is no vaccine. Doctors can only prescribe Panadol and advise you to drink a lot of water and rest. It is spread by mosquitos.
Way to greet
Because of the coronavirus-enforced ban on shaking hands, some people have suggested a new way to greet friends – the bum-bump.
Because both Missy Kwin and her nambawan pikinini Prince Charles are both 70 and told by the British Government to stay at home, Prince William is likely to run the affairs of the monarchy meanwhile.
Food for thought
Owning a mistake is greater than faking perfection.