Eiffel Tower, The Most Expensive Structure in Europe

The structure was erected 123 years ago in 1889 and at 320 meters tall (roughly the height of an 80-story building); it is the tallest structure in Paris. It received numerous controversy and criticism from sculptors, architects, painters and whatnot even before its construction. It was ridiculed as a piece of useless and monstrous structure. […]

... written on Aug 23 2012

Facebook – From Stealing Idea to Cheating Investors?

The story of Facebook was full of controversies – from the moment the company’s birth to its IPO last Friday. Mark Zuckerberg, then 19-year-old, was accused of stealing Facebook’s idea, the source code and the business plan for Facebook in 2003 from Harvard seniors, Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss. And now the company which was supposed […]

... written on May 24 2012

Tax Season – 11 Critical Deductions You Should Know

The 2012 Tax Season is here again and taxpayers (employed individuals) have until April 30 to file their tax returns. Sole proprietor or business partner is luckier as their deadline is June 30. Nevertheless with the e-filing system, you should not wait till the last minute as we’ve heard horror stories about people forgetting to […]

... written on Apr 15 2012

Wee Punched By Uncle, Sign Of Chinese Uprising?

As have been written numerous times before, there’re two things that the Chinese community cherish the most – economy and education. Take any one of these two items away and you’re looking for trouble. So when the British colonial government proposed a national education system in both English and Malay for primary schools and in […]

... written on Mar 27 2012

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