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Monday, 17 December 2012

A video clip that caught my attention

 Gold Bullion Vault - Periodic Table of Videos 

This video shows the Bank of England keeping their money reserves in gold.

I learnt that:
  • banks like to keep their money in gold as the value of gold is very stable compared to the value of currency which can go up and down
  • each block of gold has its own number
  • when people buy and trade gold,they do not take the gold bar home,instead,the gold bar's number is transferred from the seller's account to the buyer's account

Saturday, 15 December 2012

View places I like to go in Singapore in a larger map

Gardens by the Bay houses many plants from all over the world.I like going there to look at the trees and plants as I can find many different plant species there .Gardens by the Bay is very well maintained place and I enjoy the scenery there. 

Red Star Restaurant is a place that severes tim sum in the morning.They serve food like siew mai,da bao and luo mi fan. I like to go there for breakfast as I like their century egg porridge. 

Nex is a big and new shopping mall which was just opened in 2011.I like going to Nex as their are many eateries there.