Author Archives: limkimtong

Impressions of Cambodia

Phnom Penh – Capital city of Cambodia Moving from Battambang to Phnom Penh was like moving from a slow lane to a fast lane. Suddenly I saw tall buildings and international names donning the buildings and retail outlets. There are … Continue reading

Posted in Travelogue

Trip to Cambodia – 10 to 18 January 2019

We took budget Jetstar for 3 persons cost S$656. Flight time 2 hours 15 minutes to Siem Reap International Airport. Time difference between Cambodia and Singapore is one hour difference. Cambodia is behind Singapore. We gain one hour on reaching … Continue reading

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Tips on enjoying Cambodia – 2019

This is my first trip to Cambodia. I have been to Vietnam twice before this trip. One cannot compare Cambodia with Vietnam. They are not the same as regards economic development. Their histories are different too. So we did not … Continue reading

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Taking a break

I will be taking a break from writing. Hope to come back to it in 2 weeks’ time. Best Regards

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Too Much Screen Time

Apple iPhone has this thing called “Screen Time” that tracks time spent on my iPhone each day. Over a period of past 7 days, my screen time was 1 hour per day on average. It also tells me which program … Continue reading

Posted in Living Tips

Interest income on CPF balances – 2018

Interest income on CPF balances for the year-end of 2018 was already updated. Interest income on my CPF balances (OA + Medisave + RA) averaged 3.77% per annum for 2018. Year Interest rates 2013 3.20% 2014 3.19% 2015 3.13% 2016 … Continue reading

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Investing in 2019

Will there be a perfect storm in 2019? What if US and China continue with their trade wars? There is no deal Brexit. Oil prices continue to decline. There is slowdown in global economic growth starting with China. There is … Continue reading

Posted in Financial Management