Monthly Archives: August 2009

Informatics Education Limited – Warrants W090930

Informatics Education Limited (Informatics) was listed on Singapore Exchange Sesdaq (SGX – Sesdaq) on 3 May 1993 and later moved to SGX Main board on 27 October 1995. The principal activities of the Group comprise information technology (IT) training and … Continue reading

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Out of brink of financial meltdown

I recall the extreme fear that overran the financial sector in September last year. The credit crunch was so severe that the banks around the world were not lending. They were wary of each other and were suspicious of the … Continue reading

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Stocks sliding

The Straits Times Index (STI) was moving up at a rapid pace since mid July. It peaked on 3 August and since then, the STI was sliding. The rapid rise of STI from 2,310 on 14 July to 2,681 on … Continue reading

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Market players know – UOB, OCBC, DBS

After the release of second quarter results of OCBC, DBS and UOB, share investors and fund managers pour over the financial data. The aim is to find values in these entities, determine the competitive price to pay vis-à-vis other banks, … Continue reading

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Silhouette Art by Kosuke Misawa

July 18 2009, we visited the exhibition “Blackout” held at Qsquare, a warehouse in Paya Lebar. This exhibition featured 13 artists and their works and was held after dark. One art work appeals to my senses. This is the silhoutte … Continue reading

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Property Agent Warrior

Yesterday, I sat at a table beside another in a food court for lunch. A man was occupying the adjacent table with his notebook PC signed on and papers around him. In a span of several minutes, he took calls and … Continue reading

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Arts at National Museum of Singapore

Love Tank (The Temple) by S. Teddy D. (Indonesia)     The installation of 7 tanks high takes on the shape of a candi (ancient Hindu/Buddhist temple or a shrine). It sits on a shattered rubble, providing a beacon of … Continue reading

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