Following on from my post yesterday concerning the Bangladeshi workers camping out near the airport without food etc., here is another little¬† vignette of life from lovely Malaysia. In a land where only 2 or 3 years ago a husband could divorce by SMS ( now I think you need prior approval of Shariah court to send that sms), there comes this news from Kota Bahru in Kelantan.¬† City officials have sent out a circular directing women not to wear heavy make-up, lipstick and high-heeled shoes “that gave a tapping sound.”

All these are seen as frightfully arousing and could result in sexual assault or, heaven forbid, illicit sex.