Monthly Archives: March 2017

Investing in KLSE Stocks

Bursa Malaysia

In KLSE stocks we invest Always hoping for the best It isn’t for the faint-hearted For the wild swings can cause a heart attack.   When the bulls are in control Just go with the flow But when the market is rampaged by bears It’s time for tears and fears.   When stocks rally Everyone is happy When stocks slump ...

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Swooning Over Two Malaysian Policewomen

Irene on the left and Oli on the right

Two young Chinese policewomen from Malaysia have become internet sensations for their beautiful looks with many netizens swooning over their beauty. Some have commented in jest that they are willing to be arrested if  these two policewomen are their arresting officers. The pair, Irene Y LM and Oli Lee, are based at police HQs in Kuala Lumpur. 26-year old Irene ...

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Fallen Leaves

Fallen leaves

Forlornly they lie beneath the trees Fallen leaves that have broken free Freedom that is so deceiving For death is beckoning.   Shattered dreams are like dead leaves Treasures that have been stolen by marauding thieves When hopelessness rears its ugly head You may wish you are dead.   Like new leaves that slowly emerge A strong will is difficult ...

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Wish Lanterns

Wish Lanterns by Alec Ash

Wish lanterns are released as a symbol of hope. These lanterns light up the night skies, symbolising that light can always be found during dark time. Wish Lanterns is also the title of the first book by Alex Ash, an Oxford graduate who first taught in a Tibetan village before moving to Beijing in 2008. Wish Lanterns is an apt ...

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The Bridegroom By Ha Jin

The Bridegroom By Ha Jin

About a fortnight ago, I was at Popular Bookstore when I came across four books that piqued my interest and I ended up buying them. Two of the books, “The Bridegroom” and “The Crazed”, are written by Ha Jin, the National Book Award-winning Chinese-American author for the novel “Waiting.” The third book is “Chinese Cinderella” by Adeline Yen Mah, a ...

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A Most Memorable Sunday in Japan

Takeshita Dori in Harajuku

January 29, our fourth day in Japan, was a Sunday. We were up quite early and hit the streets near our hotel in search of a place for breakfast.  The streets were eerily quiet with little traffic and few people.  We decided to have breakfast at Precious Coffee Moments.  We took our breakfast to the first floor so that we ...

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Day 3 in Japan – Asakusa & Skytree Town

The Hozomon Gate

On our third day in Japan, we travelled to Asakusa, arriving there at about 9.10 am. Asakusa is one of the main sightseeing spots in Tokyo. It is where the traditional meets the modern Tokyo. There are many small little alleys with unique shops, and is particularly famous for Sensoji Temple. Asakusa offers an experience of the sights, sounds and ...

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Heavenly Lake Ashi

Lovely view of Lake Ashi & Mt Fuji

On our second day in Japan, we took a bullet train from Shinagawa Station to Odawara. This is the first time in my life that I have ever travelled in a bullet train. From Odawara Station, we took a normal train to Hakone-Yumoto Station, the gateway to Hakone.  We spent a bit of time in the vicinity of the station ...

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Shibuya – Tokyo’s Buzziest Neighbourhood

In Shibuya

Shibuya is the shopping and entertainment neighbourhood with everything: classy shopping boutiques, wide range of restaurants, hip bars, world-class night clubs, unbeatable record shops and mind-boggling neon signs. Shibuya, Tokyo’s most colourful and busiest district, is a centre for youth fashion and culture, and its streets are the birthplace to many of Japan’s fashion and entertainment trends. The intersection is ...

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