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Are You a Tour Guide?

I got an e-mail, from VIAmigo.com. The web site is run by Jeff Goldsmith, a Photographer. The mail that was sent to me, asked me whether I knew of any tour guides in the Middle East, who might be interested in sigining up at VIAmigo.com as Tour Guides. The mail also asked me to post […]

Saving is Sin. Spending is Virtue.

Came across this piece of reasoning by one Professor Jagdish N Bhagwati, Department of Economics, Columbia University. It’s titled “Saving is Sin. Spending is Virtue.” Japanese save a lot. They do not spend much. Also Japan exports far more than it imports. Has an annual trade surplus of over $100 billions. Yet Japanese economy is […]

Xbox 360 Rocks!!

Yes, I know I am a bit too late in saying this, but I finally got my hands on an Xbox 360. While the gaming console launched in 2005, in the US, it took a little over 2 years for Microsoft to bring it to the Middle East. The gaming console finally launched after a […]

Free Speech? My A***

Unless you have been living under a rock, you know what Wikipedia is. It’s THE best and FREE encyclopedia you can ever lay your hands on. It’s the biggest multilingual free-content encyclopedia on the internet, and contains over 7 million articles in over 200 languages – which is still growing on everyday. Virgil Griffith Most […]

Fake iPhones in Dubai

Chinese-made fake iPhones are flooding the Dubai market, reports Gulf News. According to the news report, a mobile phone store in Bani Yas Square, is selling a fake version of the phone (made in China), parading it as a genuine Apple product. The Real iPhone The imitation retails for AED1,400 ($381) and no warranty is […]

Tracking Activities of this Blog Just got Easy

I have subscribed to the FeedBlitz service. This service allows you to keep your Blog’s readers up to date with updations on your Blog. This is what its web site says: FeedBlitz is a service that monitors blogs, RSS feeds and Web URLs to provide greater reach for feed publishers. FeedBlitz takes all the headache […]

Tech Shopping in Taipei

Have been busy for the past few days, since my meeting schedule was packed, thanks to my magazine’s agent in Taipei – PRISCO. Got time today and tomorrow for my shopping before I fly back to Dubai tomorrow. I had been wanting to buy one of those 2.5-inch hard disk casings, which also double up […]

Great Food in Taiwan!

Taipei is well known for its hospitality. It’s a heaven for food lovers. I am a food lover, too. While there’s a huge variety of food and cuisine available in most hotels, restaurants or food stalls in Taipei, I have an advice for visitors from the Middle East – especially Muslims. According to Islam, it […]

Marriages are made in heaven… well almost!

Someone in the olden days, said something right – marriages are made in heaven. I am in Taiwan currently and am here to cover Computex 2007. I have been around the city and I am only impressed each time. Yesterday was a surprise! It started to rain, and for no reason, I glanced at Taipei […]