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I Remember – My parents stayed in rental flats of public housing

My parents never owned a flat. They had been staying in rental flats provided by public housing. These flats were heavily subsidised by the government. Being Singapore citizens, public housing was available to them. Their first rental flat was built … Continue reading

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“Limitations” by Scott Turow – A Book Review

I enjoyed reading Scott Turow’s Presumed Innocent some thirty years ago. This fiction was a hit in 1987 when it was first published. Since then I had read Burden of Proof and Identical. The fiction Limitations is my latest read … Continue reading

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Investing in Investment Property – A personal experience

Like most people interested in investing in residential properties, my wife and I too did this back in 1997 (before the Asian Financial Crisis). On 19 July 1997, we exercised an option to purchase a unit in Trellis Towers directly … Continue reading

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Hyflux – in financial difficulty

Hyflux was once a growth stock some 10 years ago. The stock was trading at $2.90 per share in 2008 when I bought into the company. Now the share is suspended and the price at suspension was $0.21. That was … Continue reading

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“Nemesis” by Agatha Christie – A Book Review

This is a Miss Marple Mystery first published in 1971. This was one of Agatha Christie’s later books before she passed away in 1976 at the age of eighty-five. I respected Agatha Christie for still writing thrilling crime mystery like … Continue reading

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Event Organisers can help reduce wastage

HDB Hub Atrium is often used for events. It is a popular venue for event organisers such as the ones organising for community events. It has a packed calendar of events and it is rarely unused as an open space. … Continue reading

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“The Labors of Hercules” by Agatha Christie – A Book Review

This is a Hercule Poirot Collection first published in 1947. Hercule Poirot likened himself to a Greek hero Hercules in this Labors of Hercules. On nearing his retirement, Poirot decided to take on only twelve cases of crimes or mysteries … Continue reading

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