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Archive for September, 2008

7 months China

Tuesday, September 30th, 2008

Hey guys, 7 months China and Hong Kong are behind me. Time to get back to Europe, at least for a while. My plane will fly today. When I'm back in Europe I will be busy enjoying some Wellness Holiday, at least for the rest of this week. Next week ...

Shenzhou 7

Friday, September 26th, 2008

Shenzhou 7 bringing Zhai Zhigang (翟志刚), Liu Boming (刘伯明) and Jing Haipeng (景海鹏) into space Yesterday at 25 September at 21:10 CST Shenzhou 7 started into space. 3 astronauts are on board and the whole ride hopefully lasts 3 to 5 days. China plans to conduct its first spacewalk during this ...

Real estate in Hong Kong becoming cheaper?

Sunday, September 21st, 2008

Hong Kong is well know for the worldwide highest real estate prices. Buying just a small flat in a top location in a new building might cost You more than a million US dollars. However this might change and prices might go down. Caseway Bay buildings in Hong Kong Island are ...

Happy Valley Horse Racing

Thursday, September 18th, 2008

It's mid September here in Hong Kong and the Racing Horses are back in Happy Valley. During the summer months it is to hot for these elite horses to race because their sensitive bodies might get heat struck. Now the temperatures are more normal again and a new season of ...

Singapore has the highest density of rich people

Sunday, September 14th, 2008

Which place has the highest density of rich people? The answer seems to be Singapore at the moment. According to a report(pdf, right-click and save) of the Boston Consulting Group some interesting developements can be observed People with $US 100,000 in their account The number of people who have $US 100,000 (one ...

Barack Obama for President

Saturday, September 13th, 2008

Although this is more of a China blog, today I want to do some blatant advertising for my hero in the upcoming US elections. I support Barack Obama! In the past two presidential periods we saw quite some funny or not so funny moments. I hope this will Change with Barack ...

CSL Broadband SIM chip is not Broadband at all

Thursday, September 11th, 2008

For many short time visitors to Hong Kong the cheap SIM chips of various mobile carriers are the best solution available. These SIM chips don't need any registration, just buy one and insert into Your mobile phone, there You go. Looking at their flashy offers these seem to be a ...

Don’t stay in China for the sake of staying in China

Monday, September 8th, 2008

Recently I've thought a lot why I actually learn Chinese. I've talked about reasons to learn Chinese previously. I also like to spend some years in China. The whole thing sounds very nice. Learn Chinese, stay in China. But is it useful? Is it worth it? Staying in China just ...