S'pore growth will shudder if eurozone breaks: report

S’pore growth will shudder if eurozone breaks: report It is likely to be most affected among Asian countries, ex-Japan By Teh Shi Ning, Business Times [SINGAPORE] Singapore’s growth will be hardest hit in non-Japan Asia if the eurozone should break up, Credit Suisse’s projections show. While the estimates come with a “sizeable health warning” given […]

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Economists warn of deep recession for Singapore if euro zone breaks up

Singapore could sink into a deep recession if Greece’s debt crisis leads to a break-up of the euro zone and causes another global downturn. The warning came from economists on Wednesday who outlined a range of nightmare scenarios that, while appearing unlikely at present, remain possible if events spiral out of control. The downbeat assessment […]

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Diving Destinations

A friend from Hong Kong asked me for advice on booking a diving trip to Pulau Redang for a holiday. Here is my response. —————————————————————————————————————— I agree that Pulau Redang is the best diving site in Peninsular Malaysia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Redang_Island But only within Peninsular Malaysia. It is popular with Malaysians because it is near to Kuala […]

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Dark chocs 'help cut heart attack risks'

SYDNEY – Dark chocolate has ‘significant’ benefits for high-risk cardiac patients and could prevent heart attacks and strokes, Australian researchers say. Eating 100g of chocolate with a 70 per cent or higher cocoa content every day was an effective risk reduction measure, according to a study by Melbourne’s Monash University Lead researcher Ella Zomer said […]

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