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Yes, Obama Won!

I am not an American but I am so happy that Obama won the election. Feels like I’m watching history in the making. Restores my faith somehow. My whole family – all Obama supporters. Happy as well. Also thinking of … Continue reading

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What is Happening to our MRT System?

I just want to hear no more bad news about MRT system. I can imagine how rattled the passengers and train drivers must have been when they heard the bang.  It was reported to be due to an electrical surge. … Continue reading

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My Thoughts about Scoot, SIA’s New Budget Carrier

It’s not secret that I have a fear of flying.  More the claustrophobia than anything. My main concern when I travel is the seat size and legroom.  Everything else is good to have but I am willing to forgo as … Continue reading

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Improvements in Singapore’s Public Transport Promised

It’s great news that there will be a new station near Marina Bay Sands called Bayfront and it’ll open in January 2012. I like the idea of knowing when the bus is coming and how crowded it is. More MRT … Continue reading

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3 Singapore News Items that Caught My Eye Today

I think the best way to get a feel about what life in a country is like, is to read the newspapers. If it concerns politics, I prefer to read from other sources as well. The Financial Times for instance. … Continue reading

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Kusabi has closed it’s Central mall outlet

I felt a bit sad when I saw the closed sign. I guess I have to go to the Marina Square branch for my super spicy Ramen fix, but I much prefer this location. This was the only place that … Continue reading

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Another SMRT Train Vandalised

This kind of thing is scary for passengers like me. Graffiti is fine, but thank goodness it was not anything worse. The last time the breach was at Changi Depot and this time it was at Bishan. What’s up with … Continue reading

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The Stop Cooking Indian Curry Story Upsets Me

Sunday, August 21st, is Cook a Pot of Curry Day. A brilliant group of Singaporeans set up a facebook page to celebrate curry as our way of life and it already has 17,364 attendees. (Update on 19 August 2011: The … Continue reading

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Sand Dune Accident in Lancelin

I was shocked when I read about the serious injuries resulting from an adventure bus that overturned during a Sand Dune ride in Lancelin which is a small coastal town, north of Perth. I have gone on a similar ride … Continue reading

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My 5 Month Blog Review: Singapore’s Hot Topics

The blog is now 5 months old and time for a review and reflection. Some days I just feel like giving up on this blog after a year as keeping up this domain is costing me. What has kept me … Continue reading

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