21st Feb

22 02 2008

21st Feb 2008 is a special day…

lots of activities today… lots of happening…… lots of good news too…

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I was presented the “5 years Long Service Award” by my big boss in our quarterly staff meeting.. (Yes that is how long I have ‘sold’ my youth and years to my company!! *Gosh* o_O  -___-“” ) But anyway the award certificate was long overdue.. I have been working in my company 5years 7 months actually!! *Gosh* time flies!!!! So it was 7mths late… haha Together with me, there are also 6-7 other colleagues also being awarded this long service award. We have this group of colleagues from the TAP programme that enter the company at the same time as me (almost)..

5 years – long service… What if 20 years — too long service!! haha =p

5 years long service award

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Jo & I got our JCS Japanese Language School Certificate today as well!!

This is to certify that juskawaime has successfully completed the Japanese language course and passed the final examination at the elementary level conducted by JCS Language School.

Jo and her certificate

JCS Certificate

juskawaime and her certificate

JCS award

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Yuuuhhuu… quite nice.. =) And another exciting news is that we are able to get our JLPT4’s results (taken last December) next week!! *YEAH* *looking forward* WeeeEEeee Hopefully Jo and I can pass our JLPT4 with flying colors!! =D v(^_^)v Will update you all next week. Wait for our good news!! =)

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And then… upon returning home… we noticed there were CNY celebration (Spring Fiest) at Eunos MRT. I heard Chen Liping and Chen ShuCheng’s voices from far.. so we walked nearer.. God really loves us… Coz the timing is just nice … when we arrived, there seemed to be a fireworks as well!!! Just in time!! WeeeEEeeee!!!!! It is very nice too.. and as long as 3minutes.. Captured them in video, see below.

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The moon is very round today…

Jo and the Full Moon =)

Full moon

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And remember the giant ‘God of Fortune’?? Well well..  there seems to be a crowd in front of it… you know what are they doing..?? There seemed to be some glittering papers dropping from the ‘Cai Shen’ so it is as if the ‘God of Fortune’ is throwing ‘GOLD’ to the people below.. So.. the people below are like ‘collecting/rabbing all those GOLD’!!! haha see their hands trying to grasp/catch the ‘gold’.. Some even use plastic bags to collect the ‘gold’!!! haha おもしろいですね!(interesting huh!!)

Everyone Grabbing ‘Gold’

grabing gold

抢啊!! 抢啊!!抢啊!!

or grabbing air

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Good news for Singapore.. We managed to clinch the 2010 Youth Olympics. Singapore likes no. 1.. haha but itis indeed a historic moment for Singapore to be selected as Host City for the inaugural Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in 2010.. Hope with this, Sg Flyer and Integrated Resorts — Singapore and Singaporeans will do very well!! 旺 all the way!!

Singapore did it

Foto extracted from Straits Times

THE news that Singapore waited over seven months for came at precisely 7.11 pm on Thursday, broadcast live via satellite link from Lausanne in Switzerland.

It was delivered by International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Jacques Rogge, who simply said: ‘The IOC has the honour of announcing that the first Summer Youth Olympic Games in 2010 are awarded to the city of Singapore.’

With that, more than 5,000 people who had gathered at the Padang for the announcement, as well as countless others glued to television sets across the island, threw up a resounding cheer.

At the Padang, the reactions of the ‘Ser’ tandem of Singapore’s IOC Executive Board member Ng Ser Miang and Parliamentary Secretary (Community Development, Youth and Sports) Teo Ser Luck, who had been instrumental in pushing the bid, reflected Singaporeans’ joy over making history.

Both men caught each other in a bear hug before jumping up and down on stage, broad grins creasing their faces.

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, called on to deliver a celebratory speech, had to wait a while for the cheers to die down before saying: ‘I need hardly say how happy we all are.’

A smiling Mr Lee, with a miniature Singapore flag clutched in one hand, hailed the win as a ‘great honour and privilege for Singapore and every Singaporean’.

‘For the first time, the Olympics flame will be in South-east Asia, and in Singapore,’ he said. ‘We will be the focus of a new era of sports development for Singapore, for Southeast Asia, and for the Olympic movement.’

He praised the national effort to land the Games – both young and old, from schoolchildren to taxi drivers, were involved, including one 68-year-old cabby who wrote letters to all IOC members telling them why Singapore deserved to be host.

Read more at Staits Time and xin.sg

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To ends well with 8, my blog finally hit an auspicious number.. and juskawaime.wordpress.com got regular readers lehh!! Dun play play!! *wink* =p

4888

HUAAATTTT ahh!!! =)

Some statistics to share with you all… hope these do not bored you…

The reason of the highest hit was blogged here. And readership goes stable perhaps when I share with my colleagues or friends or in Facebook or in Friendster… And of course, there are always a group of loyal ‘fans’ of my blog.. Domo Arigato!! *muack muack* Though readership is small, I am still proud of my little accomplishment.

wordpress.com is indeed good, coz it helps you to keep track of your viewership.. Try it if you wanna start blogging… A good and easy way to start! =)

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The main purpose of this blog is to keep tracks of the my activities, issues I am concern, favourite phrases/sharings by others and most imptly is …also share with friends my life, joy, thoughts, happiness, activities…..etc I am glad I am still doing this actively and this blog is still having new entries.. hehe =) Total 283 posts till now…. Your continuous comments, support, interest and reading help me going!! Thank you very much!! =D

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