One of the most respected news site Huffington Post published an article on the ‘world’s best places to retire in 2014.’ It said Malaysia is Asia’s best retirement haven. In fact Malaysia is third best in the world. There were many reasons stated. Let me summarise them as below: ‘A couple can live comfortably in … Read moreMalaysia is the best place to retire in 2014
Today, a Penangite friend asked me, what are my thoughts on auction properties. To be honest, I have never bought any auction properties before. However, I remember some points from a talk I attended before some time back. It was by Mr. Stephen Soon, the Chairman of Penang Auctioneers Association and MD of MNP Auction … Read moreBuying auction properties – Part 1
Still remember last year, before GST many people advise that we should buy properties soonest because with the impending GST, prices will rise further. If we buy later, the GST would have been factored in and the prices even higher. Whatever advice that you hear from any consultant, famous speakers or even best selling authors, … Read moreBuy property asap or don’t buy? You decide.
Johor MB Mohamed Khaled said there is absolutely no truths in reports about JB having a casino. The reports in a few online portals are mischievous. Nevertheless he admitted that the approval is not for state to decide but it’s from the federal government. He completed his views on casino by saying that even if the … Read moreIskandar will not have a casino
It was 430pm and as usual, we were hungry yet again. With baby in my body hugging carrier, we went in search for some snacks and perhaps a cup of coffee. I remember I saw an Old Town just now my wife told me. It must be that side, she pointed and we walked as … Read moreHometown Hainan coffee, SS two mall
We have been going to mamak often. So often that every now and then, a new one opens. Everyone has also been up in arms over food ranking especially where Makaysia and Singapore is concerned. Some say Penang is a food haven and that Singaporean food is only for those who want to eat so … Read moreTeh Tarik – Favourite of many
My wife and I were exhausted, hungry and thirsty. we wanted to go to News.com cafe where magazine were provided for free reading. However, we chanced upon this cafe, called Oriental Cravings. As it was already 5pm, we decided to just take the toast and drinks. I saw something interesting, ‘Segamat Roasted Coffee’ in the … Read moreSegamat roasted kopi by Oriental Cravings in 1 Utama
Another prediction of property price increase in 2014. This is the Property Outlook Conference (POC) 2014. According to Andaman Group managing director Datuk Seri Vincent Tiew, rising costs will push up the total net cost for a developer by 5% to 8% and thus property prices could go up by about 5% to 10%. The chief reasons … Read moreProperty prices – 10% up for 2014?
Look at the photo. For those who know what it is, congratulations. You have tasted something much nicer than the typical pau. For those who has yet to, quickly show this photo to your pau vendor and buy one. If you pau vendor does not have one, time to look for a new one. 🙂 … Read moreHuan choo leng – what’s that?
One is a common drink you can find in Vietnam. It consists of a special roasting process using Robusta coffee beans which is the cheapest beans in the world. This is in comparison to Liberica and Arabica. When you drink Starbucks or Coffee Bean or majority of all the cafes using the Italian pressure method, … Read moreVietnamese Coffee vs Luwak Coffee