Saturday, January 31, 2009

A silver Suzuki Swift 1.5 Auto.

Suzuki Swift 1.5 Auto's showroom price is BND25000.
The 1.5l model has indicator light on the side mirror cover.
It also has VVT engine.
A future Swifter, perhaps.
Three Mandarin oranges and a red envelope is placed in front of every cars in the showroom.
A decoration.
A type of fruit in the flower arrangement.
Lots of Mandarin oranges.
Firecrackers.
" Customer's Car For Collection" parking lots.
A customer or visitor is viewing a Nissan Latio.
Lanterns outside the showroom.
A familiar face is taking photo(s) using his mobile phone.
One of the photographers that is using a DSLR.
A press photographer (I guess).
An aeroplane is flying over in front of the showroom.
Someone with a point-and-shoot compact digital camera.
I get this from the Nissan showroom.
And, I get this from the Suzuki showroom.


(Photos: Abdul Rashid bin Haji Tahir. Taken on 30th January 2009)

31th January 2009, Saturday – Yesterday morning I went to Boustead Beribi showroom to attend their Chinese New Year 2009 Open House. The public were given light refreshments and a presentation of lion dance.

The invitation. I also received a SMS from one of the salesmen. One of the car brand distributed by Boustead is Nissan.

One more car brand that is distributed by Boustead is Suzuki.
A car that is used by CHMS Lion Dance Troupe.
A crew is assembling the “stage”.
The stage is ready.
Mandarin oranges and a red envelope are put in front of a Suzuki Swift car.
The “lion” is eating the oranges and takes the red envelope.
A “white lion” is eating the Mandarin orange and drinking the Coca-Cola carbonated drink.
Still drinking or eating.
The yellow “lion” is going to eat the fruits.
Try to get the red envelope and the vegetable that is hung on the ceiling.
The fire crackers 1.
The fire crackers 2.
The fire crackers 3.
The fire crackers 4.
Lion dance presentation outside the showroom. A reflection of the “lion”.
A “lion”. I think I should take a photo when the lion is facing to my side.
The drummer (foreground) and the photographers (middle ground).

My black Suzuki Swift.


(Photos: Abdul Rashid bin Haji Tahir. Taken on 30th January 2009)

31st January 2009, Saturday – Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah (Yayasan) and University Brunei Darussalam (UBD) will hold a public lecture entitled “The Sultan Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Memorial Lecture”, at Plenary Hall, International Convention Centre, Berakas, on the 25th February 2009, Wednesday, 8.30 am.

This lecture will be presented by His Excellency Mr Lee Kuan Yew, Mentor Minister, Republic of Singapore.

Members of the public are welcomed to register in order to attend the lecture and the entry is free charge.Take note that the seats are limited and these will given on a ‘first come, first serve’ basis. So, hurry up.

For further details, you can surf the UBD website.

Monday, January 26, 2009

26th January 2009, Monday – Last night, the eve of Chinese New Year 2009, I went outing with members of Brunei Forever Forum (BFF) to the Chinese Temple in Bandar Seri Begawan.

I arrived at the meeting point, Coffee Bean BSB, about half hour before 9pm. There, I meet the only other BFF member, rae128. In BFF, I am known as aRT aBAZ.


The rain was heavy and prolong last night that most of the listed members did not come.

Before:
Meeting point and have a hot chocolate drink

During:
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After:
Go back to my Suzuki Swift while it is still raining

(Photos: Abdul Rashid bin Haji Tahir. Taken on 25th January 2009)

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