Monthly Archives: November 2013

President Tony Tan paid a visit to Bright Vision Hospital

It is rare to have the President of Singapore visit Bright Vision Hospital (BVH). This is the first time and this came about because Bright Vision Hospital was chosen as a beneficiary for this year’s President’s Challenge 2013. The People’s … Continue reading

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Being with yourself

I am home alone now. I only have myself for company. For one week in late October, I kept to myself without my family members. They were away in Tokyo on a business trip. My contact with another person was … Continue reading

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PE and P/B Ratios of some stocks

The following table shows Price Earnings ratio (PE) and Price to Book (P/B) ratio based on third quarter 2013 results. EPS for Qtr NAV/RNAV Price @ 22/11 PE Ratio P/B Ratio DBS 1.4  13.26  17.09 12.21  1.29 OCBC ** 0.774 … Continue reading

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Singapore Stock Market is uninspiring

I went away for a week and the Straits Times Index (STI) hardly moved. It was 3,177 points before I left the country and last Friday’s was 3,172. Comparing with the start of this year, the latest STI level was … Continue reading

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Kathina and Pilgrimage to Sri Lanka 2013 – A Travel Journal

A party of 13 including Venerable Pannavudha (Chuan Ren) went on this 8-day trip from 9 November to 16 November 2013. The Sri Lanka trip took us to Colombo, Dambulla, Mihintale, Anuradhapura, Matale, Kandy and Nuwara Eliya. Sri Lanka is … Continue reading

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Third quarter 2013 results (Part 2)

Companies were reporting their financial results for the quarter covering 1 July to 30 September 2013 (Third Quarter 2013). The following table provides information on net profit attributable to shareholders for the quarter and year-on-year change between current period in … Continue reading

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