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  1. There's nothing 'rubbish' about this. I should...

    There's nothing 'rubbish' about this. I should have said in the last decade and not decades.

    That is only for a very short period of time when it dropped below USD 50, dec 2008 to Feb 2009 (two to...
  2. Wantan mee is now RM 5.50 at most stalls for a...

    Wantan mee is now RM 5.50 at most stalls for a very small portion. RM 6.50 for bigger portion.

    Yong Tau fu is now RM 1.60 per piece at Margaret Yong Tau Foo.

    The situation in Malaysia now is...
  3. I just watched a documentary on Russia two days...

    I just watched a documentary on Russia two days ago.

    It seems that Russia is experiencing the same fate as Malaysia with a depreciating ruble, high cost of living, stagnant wages. People are also...
  4. When you mentioned stall, I thought it is one of...

    When you mentioned stall, I thought it is one of those 'mobile small stall' that they put in the middle of the corridor.

    Is business that good in Pavillion that you can have a net profit of 40K...
  5. For most working people, they have no choice but...

    For most working people, they have no choice but to eat outside.

    When they go back to work, they are already so exhausted from the hectic work. I don't think they want to cook and wash dishes...
  6. Food business has gone down for some shops after...

    Food business has gone down for some shops after CNY this year as reported in Malaysiakini.

    In a shop in PJ, a small cup of coffee now cost RM 1.70 while a cup of iced Chinese tea (shuit cha) is...
  7. Your favorite cup of coffee is now more expensive...

    Your favorite cup of coffee is now more expensive after CNY, read the 'show comments' section by other readers below.

    https://www.malaysiakini.com/news/331612

    I think mixed economical rice has...
  8. Is it 40,000 or 4,000 a month? Is it a stall or a...

    Is it 40,000 or 4,000 a month? Is it a stall or a whole shop? If a small stall, then it is very expensive.
  9. People are thinking of ways to shop smarter and...

    People are thinking of ways to shop smarter and save money, read below

    http://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2016/02/24/online-shopping-takes-a-hit/
  10. Thread: Alarm technicans

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    Nowadays, the trend is for the contractors to...

    Nowadays, the trend is for the contractors to hire 'learn in few days' foreign workers.

    It's good that we have people like BSLee and Mat Bruce who can DIY.
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    I agree.

    I agree.
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    Nobody will do that work for a few hundred bucks....

    Nobody will do that work for a few hundred bucks. Nowadays, they talk of at least one thousand for a few days work.
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    BSlee is now popularly called Mr DIY. :D I am...

    BSlee is now popularly called Mr DIY. :D

    I am also trying to do as much DIY myself nowadays.

    The quality of workmanship has gone down these days because if foreign workers with not much...
  14. People are more thrifty this CNY ...

    People are more thrifty this CNY

    http://www.thestar.com.my/metro/community/2016/02/05/a-time-to-be-thrifty-people-are-looking-for-ways-to-be-more-economical-this-festive-season/
  15. The govt is losing huge revenue due to the low...

    The govt is losing huge revenue due to the low oil price. I think it has to think of more ways to increase revenue to pay for their bloated civil service force. So many price hikes in 2015 and maybe...
  16. Expect another round of food price hike due to...

    Expect another round of food price hike due to increase in foreign labour levy
    ...
  17. I've stopped buying Bata shoes, they don't last...

    I've stopped buying Bata shoes, they don't last more than a year.

    I went to buy value-for-money genuine leather shoes that is long lasting. It may cost more at first but in the long run, it's...
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    Please also note that I didn't mention anything...

    Please also note that I didn't mention anything about 100% or partial exam based.

    I mentioned about the expectation of the responsibilities of the teachers and the students.

    University...
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    I should have been more specific instead of...

    I should have been more specific instead of generic term 'western'. What I meant was North America.

    I was educated in North America and also East Asian countries so I know the difference.
  20. The average Chinese is cutting cost for the CNY,...

    The average Chinese is cutting cost for the CNY, read

    http://www.themalaysianinsider.com/malaysia/article/tough-times-shrinking-ringgit-make-for-subdued-chinese-new-year


    Quote: different ways...
  21. Thread: Alarm technicans

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    Unfortunately, that is true. Everything now is...

    Unfortunately, that is true. Everything now is about making as much money in as little time as possible. I also had many sloppy jobs done by technicians who rush through everything.

    They don't...
  22. So do you want me to compare with African...

    So do you want me to compare with African countries and then I can praise Malaysia in all sectors when compared to them so that no improvements should be made? :rolleyes:

    Of course, you always...
  23. Price of cars is not a concern in Singapore, HK,...

    Price of cars is not a concern in Singapore, HK, China where the public transport system is efficient and cheap.

    People don't have to wait one hour :eek: for the bus to arrive like in KL.

    The...
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    The difference between private colleges in...

    The difference between private colleges in Malaysia and more advanced countries like Europe and America is that local students expect the lecturers to spoon-feed them and teach them everything. Exam...
  25. We can only compare the cost of living with the...

    We can only compare the cost of living with the median salary in that same country.

    You can't use your Ringgit in Singapore or HK or Europe while earning median salary in Ringgit.

    I just heard...
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