Monthly Archives: March 2008

Rain, the rabbit, is ready for adoption

Rain is now toilet-trained. (Read also my earlier postings on Rain.) He goes to his litter box to pee and poo. This way he will not dirty your home. Rabbits’ pee and poo have hardly any smell and rabbits are … Continue reading

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Moody’s versus Allco Reit

In a recent High Court battle between Allco Commercial Real Estate Investment Trust (Allco Reit) and rating agency – Moody’s Investor Service (Moody’s), Allco Reit fought against a credit ratings downgrade by Moody’s. The downgrade was feared by Allco Reit … Continue reading

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RAIN, the rabbit, was sterilized

It was 19 March. We brought Rain to The Animal Doctors in the morning. Rain, being used to living on his own and not a kept rabbit, sensed that something will be happening to him. He was shivering before meeting … Continue reading

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US financial problems spill over to Asia

We are seeing replays on Mondays in Asia whenever the Dow Jones Industrial Average (Dow) fell on previous Fridays. This was more frequent in recent weeks when the stock markets are falling. Asia stock markets reacted negatively each time Dow … Continue reading

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The Worldly Problems of Self

Ever wonder why there are worldly problems faced by us in the course of living. It is common to hear people saying:   “I am all stressed out in my work.” “I cannot stand my colleague.” “I am hurt emotionally … Continue reading

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RAIN – The rescued rabbit

Rain was abandoned by his owners at a playground near our estate. Being an exceptionally intelligent bunny, he managed to hide himself away from the stray cats and dogs in the area during the day and came out only in … Continue reading

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Be worried about US economy

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (Dow) was at 11,893.69 on Friday (7 March 2008). This low level was not seen since October 2006.   US employers cut payrolls for a second straight month in February, slashing 63,000 jobs, the biggest … Continue reading

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SGX put nine listed companies on watch-list

The Singapore Exchange (SGX) has published on 4 March 2008 a watch-list of nine main-board listed companies which have been making losses for the past three years under a new listing rule.   “Companies will be placed on the watch-list … Continue reading

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Three-Legged Cat and Life

A cat made the block of flats I stayed in, her home. Her name is Tricia. She appeared ever so often loitering at the ground level of my block. There is something unique about this cat. Instead of the normal … Continue reading

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Teaching Youths of Today

I joined teaching profession in 1992 after having worked in the corporate world for a good 11 years. 16 years later I am still teaching 17-19 years old students. Over the years, I see distinct differences between youths back in … Continue reading

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