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LIMA 2011

Saturday, December 17th, 2011 Posted in General, global, Malaysia | No Comments »

The Langkawi Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA) started 20 years ago in 1991, a brainchild of then Malaysian Prime Minister, Tun Dr. Mahathir.  The last air show I've been to was the Kalamazoo air show back in 1995, but this ...

What is it with country debt?

Thursday, April 21st, 2011 Posted in Business, global | No Comments »

Recently it was announced that the US national debt has reached to almost USD15trillion which is about 96% of GDP.  I'm not a financial or economic expert, but clearly if your national debt has caught up to national output, it ...

Air Asia flying to Japan

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010 Posted in global, Tourism | 135 Comments »

Update: Air Asia just announced its introductory pricing to Tokyo Haneda here.  I've been to Haneda on the way back to Okinawa during our observation tour of mainland Japan.  It's nearer to the city and reachable by subway. Air Asia has ...

Too Much Rain

Thursday, June 3rd, 2010 Posted in bizzare, environment, global | No Comments »

About two months ago we were still experiencing the effects of a prolonged drought.  Back then all we wanted was rain.  Well for those wishes were granted.  It started to rain again, and not just any rain but monsoon rain.  ...

Unnecessary Deaths

Thursday, May 20th, 2010 Posted in global | 1 Comment »

I was looking through some images of the recent street protest by the Red Shirts in Thailand.  It's really sad to see the unnecessary violence and death going on in a country famous of beautiful smiles.  It reminds me of ...