Trip To Taiwan – Day 2

Amazing view

12th October 2016 Coke Liao had to depart for Singapore to attend a friend’s wedding so he asked his friend Ching Man Zhu to replace him as our tour driver for the remaining duration of our Taiwan trip. We gave him the nickname Ah Mang Ker. Ah Mang Ker came to our hotel at about 8am and brought us in ...

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Trip To Taiwan – Day 1

My wife, my sister-in-law Angela, my mother-in-law, my son Leslie, my sister-in-law Shirley and my sister-in-law Margaret

10th October 2016 The trip to Taiwan was planned by my wife and her sisters in August while I was still in Kuching.  The initial plan was for six of them (my wife, my son Leslie, my mother-in-law and my sister-in-laws Margaret, Angela and Shirley) to go on the trip as I was scheduled to be in Kuching again for ...

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Kuching Laksa At Kah Hiong Ngiu Chap

Kuching laksa at Kah Hiong Ngiu Chap

I have been to Kah Hiong Ngiu Chap in the row of shophouse next to New World Mart in Lutong twice this week as I like the Kuching laksa there. The soup is reasonably thick and tasty. The portion is a bit smaller than the Kuching laksa at 28 Cafe opposite Imperial Mall but at RM6.80, it is 20 cents ...

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Collection Exhibition Miri 2016

Rinoa Kanzaki of Japan

The 2016 “Collection Exhibition Miri” (CXM 2016) commenced today at the ground floor of the old wing of Bintang Megamall. The exhibition, hosted by Bintang Megamall in partnership with Naja Enterprise, is attracting big crowds and will end tomorrow. The exhibition is great news to fans of cosplay, anime, comics, Gunpla (Gundam Plastic mechanical module) and everything related to Japanese ...

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PYKP – Pen Youcharkway Kompia Pen

Youcharkuenh pen

I have a pen, I have a kompia Uh! Kompia-Pen! I have a pen, I have youcharkway Uh! Youcharkway-Pen! Kompia-Pen, Youcharkway-Pen Uh! Pen-Youcharkway-Kompia-Pen Pen-Youcharkway-Kompia-Pen I should get one of my Foochow friends to record this in Foochow. That would be fun!  

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The Ten Songs That I Find Most Annoying

Piko Taro

There are songs that initially grab you because of their catchiness but when you get too exposed to these songs, you start to find them annoying. One man’s  trash is another man’s treasure so I am sure a lot of you out there will disagree with my choices.  But that is perfectly okay as everyone’s taste is different.   So ...

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Have Fun With Hokkien

What's up?

Hokkien (福建話) is a group of mutually intelligible Min Nan Chinese dialects spoken throughout Southeastern China, Taiwan, Southeast Asia, and by many other overseas Chinese. Hokkien originated from a dialect in southern Fujian. It is closely related to Teochew, though mutual comprehension is difficult, and is somewhat more distantly related to Hainanese. Hokkien historically served as the lingua franca amongst ...

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Train To Busan – What A Ride!


Train to Busan is speeding away like a runaway train in Malaysia, having grossed over RM20 million since it began screening on September 8 and making it the top South Korean film in Malaysia’s box-office history. It stars Gong Yoo, child actress Kim Su-an, Jung Yu-mi, Ma Dong-seok and Choi Woo-shik. What is really amazing is that this movie is ...

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Ode To My Mum

Mum during her teen days

I lost my Mum to lung cancer on August 30, 2016 and that has made me realise how transient life is. She was still in reasonably good shape albeit feeling tired and a bit breathless when I went to Kuching on August 14. I never expected her to leave us so soon. She was first diagnosed with terminal lung cancer ...

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Goh Liu Ying

Goh Liu Ying

Gentle she may look On the courts she is vicious Her small size belies her strength and skills.   Laughing all the way to the bank after the Rio Olympics Igniting social media with her impeccable beauty Under her charm Malaysians fall.   Young and a stunning part-time model Idol of the nation Never has a Malaysian female badminton player ...

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