Monthly Archives: March 2018

Stock Markets declined in First Quarter 2018

After a spectacular 2017, stock indices suffered the jitter in the first quarter ended 30 March 2018. The change in stock indices ranged from negative 8% to positive 2.3%. See table. Stock Indices Change in 2017 30-Mar-18 1st Qtr Change … Continue reading

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“When Breath Becomes Air” by Paul Kalanithi – a Book Review

If you want to read how one faced death because of a terminal illness, this is a book that would keep you reading to the end. It is not morbid and sadly I somehow enjoyed reading it as if the … Continue reading

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Stock Markets spooked by President Trump

I was on the flight home on Friday (23 March) touched down at 7.00 pm and when I looked at the stock indices, Shanghai Composite lost 3.39%, Nikkei 225 lost 4.51% and Singapore’s STI lost 2.00%. That was ugly. I … Continue reading

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March 2018 Meditation Retreat

I surrendered my handphone, my passport and my wallet on Day One. That was how my 18-day silent meditation retreat started in Taiwan (5 – 22 March). For 18 days, I was cut-off from the outside world, no newspapers and … Continue reading

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This blog is taking a long break.

Hopefully be back in April. May all be well and happy!

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“Meddling and Murder” by Ovidia Yu – A Book Review

Aunty Lee, the Peranakan aunty is back to solve a murder and some other crimes. This is what Rosie Lee does best besides being famous for her Peranakan delicious cuisines. She cannot help not meddling since the crimes revolve around … Continue reading

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