Monthly Archives: June 2018

Walk at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve

I have been to Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve some years back. Since the end of last year, there is a new extension to Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve that includes a coastal trail facing the Straits of Johor. The former Visitor … Continue reading

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Astrea IV PE Bond Alloted to All Valid Applicants

If you have applied for the public tranche of Astrea IV PE bond (Class A-1), you would have been allocated some units, if not all, of the bonds. I had been lamenting that applicants of past initial public offerings (IPO) … Continue reading

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“The Mirror Crack’d from Side to Side” by Agatha Christie – A Book Review

This is another Miss Jane Marple Mystery first published in 1962. Miss Jane Marple believed to be close to 100 years old in the story still lived in St. Mary Mead. She belonged to a group of the elderly people … Continue reading

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“They do it with Mirrors” by Agatha Christie – A Book Review

This is a Miss Jane Marple Mystery first published in 1952. Agatha Christie created Miss Jane Marple in her first crime story The Murder in the Vicarage published in 1930. Since then, Agatha Christie had written thirteen books with Miss … Continue reading

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Two bonds open for subscriptions – Astrea IV Bond and Singapore Savings Bonds (GX18070N)

Astrea IV PE Bond Astrea IV private equity bond issued by Astrea IV Pte Ltd has a coupon rate (interest) of 4.35% per annum up to 5 years non-call period. It has maturity of 10 years if the bond is … Continue reading

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“Hallowe’en Party” by Agatha Christie – A Book Review

This is another Hercule Poirot Mystery first published in 1969. A Halloween Party for eleven plus children held at the home of Mrs Rowena Drake went wrong. A thirteen year old child, Joyce Reynolds, drowned in a tub used for … Continue reading

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Horrible month in May 2018

The month of May had been a month to watch. It is a month when first quarter financial results were already released to the public. Final dividends are being paid by companies with 31 December year-end. The stock markets then … Continue reading

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