Monthly Archives: August 2012

How do I feel about teaching in polytechnic?

I started teaching back in 1992. Twenty years went by. My two older brothers were school teachers and I thought I can teach just like them. In all honesty, I left a pressure cooker environment of a public accounting firm … Continue reading

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What is my wish list for a better Singapore?

Much had been explored on aspirations of youths and the next generation. As someone who is above 50 years old, I too have my own aspirations and wish list. Let me share what I think about constantly. High cost of … Continue reading

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Book Review: “The Burden of Proof’ by Scott Turow

“The Burden of Proof’ by Scott Turow, Published by Penguin Books in 1991 Scott Turow had written an award-winning novel Presumed Innocent in 1987. In 1990, he released this second fiction The Burden of Proof that I picked up to … Continue reading

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Second quarter 2012 results (Consolidated)

Companies had started reporting their financial results for the quarter covering 1 April to 30 June 2012 (Second Quarter 2012). The following table provides information on net profit attributable to shareholders and year-on-year change between current period in 2012 against … Continue reading

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Second quarter 2012 results (Part 5)

Companies had started reporting their financial results for the quarter covering 1 April to 30 June 2012 (Second Quarter 2012). The following table provides information on net profit attributable to shareholders and year-on-year change between current period in 2012 against … Continue reading

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Chinese Yuan weakened

Chinese Yuan (CNY) weakened since June 2012 against Singapore dollar. The currency rate Singapore dollar (SGD) against CNY was 4.9281 on 1 June 2012 (i.e. 1 Singapore dollar can exchange for 4.9281 Chinese Yuan) During last trade on Friday, 10 … Continue reading

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Second quarter 2012 results (Part 4)

Companies had started reporting their financial results for the quarter covering 1 April to 30 June 2012 (Second Quarter 2012). The following table provides information on net profit attributable to shareholders and year-on-year change between current period in 2012 against … Continue reading

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