Archive for the ‘Singapore’ Category
Few days ago, I saw a sticker on a taxi “If you drink, use public”. The sticker was issued by the SPF
At least the key goverment organizations should get their propaganda material proof-read by the people behind the Speak Good English Movement
“If you drink, don’t drive” was clear.
The mrbrown Show is hilarious. The latest is the mrbrown show: native speakers corner
mrbrown: use Pretty Permalinks
Do you know that Singapore is the host for the 2006 Annual Meetings of the Boards of Governors of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group.
Since it will be _the_ event in Singapore for 2006, there is a website appropriately named Singapore 2006
..The Annual Meetings of the Boards of Governors of the International Monetary Fundâ€ (IMF) and World Bank Groupâ€ â€ are the largest and most comprehensive gathering of global financial representatives in the world, and are held outside their Washington, D.C. base every third year.. WOW
The Lilies on the River 2006 site contains a typo. invovles should be involves. have written to them !
The PM spoke in 3 languages: English, Mandarin and Malay. When will there be a speech in Tamil ?
The Current Press Releases site SPRInter (linked to from www.gov.sg) for several minutes displayed : ..There are currently no logon servers available to service the logon request..
Why are the title texts in ALL CAPS ?
Dear sprinter administrator, see Weblog Usability: The Top Ten Design Mistakes which states ..I noticed several headlines in ALL CAPS. That’s always bad. Reading speed is reduced by 10% and users are put off by the appearance of shouting..What about the Malay, Mandarin text of the speech in English ?
Freedback for the SPRInter
There was also reference to the TalkingCock
Audio and Video are available @ ChannelNewsAsia
Our Acer Aspire G600P is close to 4 years old. Apart from hard disk crashes two times, it has served us well. One of the main reasons for the search for a new desktop is that Google Earth cannot be executed!
Which one should I buy in Singapore? Dell or HP or Lenovo or Acer or something else?
Pluto Technology‘s ad in the July 2006 PC Magazine Singapore was impressive. (the website not as impressive)
The purchase is planned during COMEX 2006 Singapore
If I lived in the USA, I would seriously consider DIY as recommended in Steve Pavlina’s 10 reasons to develop your technical skills
Update on 2006 sep 03 – Ordered a Dell 9150
RAKSHA BANDHAN is called Avani Avittam in South India. This falls on the full moon day of the month of Sravan (August-September). It is an important Hindu festival. Hindus wear a new holy thread and offer libations of water to the ancient Rishis on this day.
(following image with typo found @ singapore ndp 2006 – wishes)