Monthly Archives: May 2009

STI to break through 2,400 points?

The Straits Times Index (STI) stayed above 3,000 points level for most of 2007 since the start of that year. It touched a peak of 3,875 on 11 October 2007. After the USA declared it was in recession in December … Continue reading

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Views from home

For the first time, we stayed at Floor 24 of an apartment block. The views were stunning. Our apartment is sited in a matured housing estate. It reminded me of Hong Kong where tall buildings were in close proximity. One … Continue reading

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GDP Contracted 10.1% for Q1

Singapore’s Gross Domestic Products (GDP) contracted 10.1 per cent for the first quarter of 2009 when compared with the same quarter in 2008. This is better than the 11.5 per cent contraction based on earlier advance estimate.   The Ministry … Continue reading

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Third Day

We moved last Friday, 22 May. The unpacking of stuff from boxes took place over two days. We are now settled in and now fully operational in our new home. Even our rabbit, Brownie, was displaced and jittery initially. After … Continue reading

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Moved to a permanent home

One year ago, I moved to a new home in the western part of Singapore. I settled in well and was getting used to the vicinity and the neighbourhood. One year later, my family moved again. This time to a … Continue reading

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Global economy recovering in final quarter

IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn told a news conference in Vienna on Friday that he expected the global economy to recover in the first half of 2010 and the beginning of the turning point is in October, November or December this … Continue reading

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Have forgotten the feeling of being sick

It’s been a year and I have not been seriously sick. For the one year, I used my system to fight minor ailments naturally without resorting to seeing my General Practitioner. So far, it has been alright and I recovered … Continue reading

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