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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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Who’s Shopping and Helping Our Economy?

We can thank the Indonesians, Chinese and Indians.  A study of spending among tourists during the January to September 2010 period shows the Indonesians topping the list followed by the Chinese and Indians. Indonesians:USD 1.58 billion Chinese:USD 0.95 billion Indians: … Continue reading

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Great Quotes From the Wall Street Movies

I just watched the original Wall Street after watching the new one Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, in the theatre.  I never knew the 80’s could look so dated and cheesy.  What struck me about the original movie were the … Continue reading

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Singapore in Time Magazine: The Hottest Little Economy in the World

It’s an unevenly distributed growth in my opinion and the unemployed and struggling families are certainly not benefitting. Anyway you can read about it here. What’s fueling the hyper growth? The country’s government loosened a 40-year-ban on gambling, commissioned two casinos … Continue reading

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Las Vegas Billionaire is Probably Really Glad He Brought His Casino to Singapore

Not only are his shares up, the SIngapore casino, Marina Bay Sands, beat estimates, making 94 million in the first 65 days of operation. Is this the main driving factor why our economy is growing at a blistering rate? I … Continue reading

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