Monthly Archives: October 2011

Travelogue – Visit to Penang, Malaysia

Penang, the Pearl of the Orient, welcomed us on our touch-down to Pulau Pinang (Penang island). After a hassle free flight on Air Asia Airline, we took a taxi to George Town. George Town was given the status of World … Continue reading

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Upset and Acceptance

More than two weeks ago on a Thursday evening, a car driven by a female driver (who was still on probation) hit my car from behind. The fault was entirely hers, as she did not watch her front while driving. … Continue reading

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Before retiring for the night, I was feeling bloated in the gut. That uncomfortable feeling was familiar, which I used to have in the past with irritable bowel. I decided to sleep on it and hoped that I would be … Continue reading

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Pickpocket in broad daylight

We were tourists in another country. This place is George Town in Penang. One late afternoon, my wife and I set out to take a public bus from Komtar to Gurney Drive to taste their famous hawker fare. Like most … Continue reading

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I was in Penang recently. When visiting Kek Lok Si Temple one day. I met with several men and a woman sitting along the pathway leading to the Temple. They each had a cup and with outstretched hands they begged … Continue reading

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Singapore GDP for Third Quarter 2011

Singapore Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew 5.9 per cent in the third quarter of 2011 from the same quarter in 2010 (year-on-year basis) based on the advance estimates released on 14 October 2011. This was better than second quarter’s growth … Continue reading

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This blog is taking a break

Time to take a break. Will continue after this week.

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