STANDING ON THE SHOULDERS OF A GIANT

Found this very nicely put together article. Enjoy it!

DO YOU UNDERSTAND THE US DEBT CRISIS?

If you are wondering what is going on with the global economies nowadays, here are some videos explaining how the US Debt Crisis developed over time and how some of the countries are in a debt crisis. To most, the recent economic climate is depressing. However, to all the investors out there, this climate means … Continue reading

AIA SURVEY SHOWS THAT SOME SINGAPOREANS DO NOT SEE A NEED FOR INSURANCE

Amanda Feng from Channel News Asia reports that a survey by American International Assurance Singapore (AIA) showed that only a little more than one in 10 Singaporeans are adequately insured. One-fifth of these uninsured Singaporeans also said that they do not see the need for insurance. Nearly half of the respondents polled felt it is … Continue reading

CAUSE OF PRE-SCHOOL POISONING CASES: SALMONELLA

Imelda Saad of Channel News Asia reports that the cause of a food poisoning outbreak in 10 pre-schools last month, which affected over 270 people has been traced to a bacteria called Salmonella Enteritidis: It was found in the seafood marinara pasta supplied by Mum’s Kitchen. The company was the caterer for eight of Pat’s … Continue reading

SOME TIPS BEFORE YOU START INVESTING…

Found a good article in The Business Times. Enjoy!

PRIVATE PROPERTY SALES IN SINGAPORE REBOUND IN OCTOBER 2010.

Ryan Huang from Channel News Asia reports that private property sales in Singapore appear to rebound in October: Private home sales in the suburban area dropped 25 per cent in October as they appear to have taken a knock with the return of executive condominiums (ECs). However, growth from other areas lifted overall October sales … Continue reading

THE OBSTACLE IN OUR PATH.

In ancient times, a King had a boulder placed on a roadway. Then he hid himself and watched to see if anyone would remove the huge rock. Some of the king’s wealthiest merchants and courtiers came by and simply walked around it. Many loudly blamed the king for not keeping the roads clear, but none … Continue reading

SURVEY FINDS THAT THE AVERAGE SINGAPOREAN IS GETTING FATTER.

Hetty Musfirah Abdul Khamid from Channel News Asia reports that the problem of obesity is getting worse in Singapore: The latest National Health Survey shows the obesity rate has increased from 6.9 per cent in 2004 to 10.8 per cent this year. This year’s National Healthy Lifestyle campaign is thus adopting a more holistic approach … Continue reading

DEMAND FOR EXECUTIVE CONDOMINIUMS EXPECTED TO STAY STRONG.

May Wong from Channel News Asia reports: Demand for executive condominiums (ECs) is expected to remain strong – at least for the next year. This is despite the lower-than-expected reception to one of the ECs launched last weekend. Property watchers believe there is still a sizeable group of sandwiched class buyers who are priced out … Continue reading

THE MCDONALDS MEAL THAT GIVES A LONG LASTING IMPRESSION.

Glancing at the two McDonald’s Happy Meals pictured here, you may feel they look pretty much identical. Astonishingly, however, this is the same meal, photographed 12 months apart. Where any other food might be a mouldy, decomposing mess after a year, the McDonald’s meal shows few signs of going off apart from the beef patty … Continue reading