During the COVID-19 outbreak, Malaysia enforced what is called “MCO” – Movement Control Order which only allows the “head” of the family to leave the house to purchase necessities. What went viral on social media was the men who were considered the head of household at the supermarket being clueless in their mission to shop for groceries, and also supermarkets creating guides to help these men to buy the right groceries.
Next article is about the endangered elephants in Malaysia being killed, not by poachers for their tusks, but poisoned so that they would not destroy the palm plantation.
Clueless adj. – having no knowledge, understanding or ability.
Necessities n. – something that is indispensable (can’t do without)
Plantation n. – area where trees are planted /crops cultivated by resident labor