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    Re: Store of Value

    A big Thank You. May you too be enriched by your own devices for the coming year and years ahead Ö

    I shall try to be useful in the coming posts. Sharing is always the way ahead. With unity comes...
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    Thailand Trip Ė Development

    This is the second part of Thailandís feedback.

    I have not been to Bangkok for a long, long time. What I saw shocked me.

    The New King

    When I managed to talk to the little people, I was...
  3. Re: Any Bills/taxes payment service/runner in JB?

    Let's start the ball rolling ...

    If you don't mind the helper to be in the frame of a humble rubber tapper, then I hope to be of service.

    My charge is 25% of the billing rate. One-leg-kick ......
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    Thailand Trip Ė The Holy Awakening

    I have lost quite a few paragraphs in my property investment essay, so ended up not able to publish it yet. Therefore, peeps, I apologised for the current brief inability.

    There are also replies I...
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    Re: Store of Value

    I am glad you did. Debate, if we must, to better plan our assault. The reason why the senate of the ancient Rome was born was precisely for debate. It is only through debate that we will gain great...
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    The Mistaken Education

    We often hear people saying, ďEducation is the passport out of poverty.Ē

    Preamble

    In the 60s, sg was a busy enough place, already quite affluent. The shophouses are the normal 2-storey types...
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    Store of Value

    When I read your line, my blood starts to boil and I wanted to write all kinds of expletives about the sick bastards. Telling what had gone real wrong and what should have been. Then, I stopped short...
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    Re: Currency vs Property Prices

    I apologise to you and all engineers at large. I don’t mean to derogate anybody here through my writings. In truth, I, myself, am an extremely qualified engineer.

    Just watch the clip, The Chinese...
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    Re: Where is Home?

    Congratulations once again on your powerful start. To be truly independent of that place of birth, one has to conduct business as soon as practicable. My heartiest congratulations indeed !!!

    I...
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    Re: Where is Home?

    Thanks for the warm welcome.

    I have spent the better of 6 years in white country. I didnít feel at home. But, when I spent 1 year only in Johor, I already felt quite at home. I guess the key to...
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    Re: Where is Home?

    Thank You for the encouragement.

    But, I am sure my personal knowledge is limited, the collective wisdom would be deadly.

    in metta ...
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    Currency vs Property Prices

    This question has plagued me for a long, long time: Why does the property price keeps going up, while the wages of people remain stagnant?

    Japan

    Once upon a time, Japan was the loser in the...
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    Re: Where is Home?

    A Big Thank You for being kind.

    I hope with more sharing, we can achieve a greater debate, instead of just a monologue. This is indeed my new year wish ...

    Each and everyone of us are strong in...
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    Where is Home?

    Itís a profound but important question. I have been running around like a blue house fly looking for a place to permanently reside. The place I left was a bad place, full of poison. Some people might...
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    Re: A Developerís Curse (con't)

    A Big Thank You for the great compliment. I have always believed that as long as we share honestly and sincerely, there is no such thing as a poor post. But, not many people out there are willing to...
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    A Poor Manís Meal

    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to one and all Ö

    Sorry for not being able to write up as I was busy making ends meet. Must make hay while there is still festival.

    Preamble

    It is not that...
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    Re: A Developerís Curse (con't)

    It is an honour to be able to answer your question. I will try my best. But, first, let me congratulate you and celebrate with you on your fine purchase. Your location is currently the talk of the...
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    Re: A Developerís Curse (con't)

    I have repeated Part 1 here. I hope the Moderator(s) approves this banned Part 1.

    I have not much idea about Bukit Indah and Medini Iskandar areas, most of these developments are priced way-beyond...
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    Re: A Developerís Curse

    I must first apologise for not being clear. There is a limit on me in writing my essays (2000 chars), so in the end, the essay has to be truncated into 3 parts. Interestingly, only parts 2 and 3 were...
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    Re: Con∑trar∑i∑an Jo∑h∑or

    Merry Christmas to you and all.

    Yes. I stay around Kulai area.

    in metta ...
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    A Developerís Curse (con't)

    Always keep one car in the porch. In Malaysia, cars are cheap and therefore, it is possible to own 2 or more cars per person. One can get a working car 12-15 yo for rm6k. road tax is only rm300 per...
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    A Developerís Curse (con't)

    In the end, buyers, being disorientated by sgís high-rise units, continue to buy high-rise condo units, without realising that Malaysia is a big country and land price is not going to move much....
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    A Developerís Curse

    Once upon a time, I bought a condo unit for rm200k near the centre of KL. 10 years later, I only managed to sell it for rm100k. I lost in exchange rate. I lost in actual value. I lost in investment...
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    A New Restaurant Tale (con't)

    Being a hobbyist shop in a developing economy, where food on table is more important than keeping an ornamental fish alive, making a living by selling hobbies, cannot be easy. But, the shop managed...
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    A New Restaurant Tale

    3 months ago, nearer to the north of Johor, a restaurant with the same name as the pet shop next door was opened for business. For more than a year now (I have just moved here), I have been buying...
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