Doug Newby

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Doug Newby

Travels and life in Asia - views from Hong Kong, Singapore, and (in progress) "Life In Shenzhen."



Asia September 21st 2010

My Time In Shenzhen Recently I began to work with a Hong Kong based company. One of my first tasks is to help them get their company 'ready to meet the West' and to do this, I am tasked to spend time at & living near their facility in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, P.R. China. This blog will detail some of my experiences. I'll add text and photos when possible; there may be an entry or 2 covering another country as I help this company build their business and market-share. Having spent 3+ years living in Singapore in the late 1990's (and traveling to Wuxi, Jiangshu Province, China many times during that period to my company's facility there) - I find China a fascinating country...and full of wonderful people capable of doing fascinating things... 9/21 Morning: - ... read more
Washer Control Panel
Washer fault chart
When OFF really means ON

Asia » Singapore » Singapore Zoo December 6th 2009

A wonderful day was had at the Singapore Zoo...my few photos only show a small part of this world-class zoo. www.zoo.com.sg will tell you even more...... read more
White Tigers II
White Tigers III
Nubian ibexes

Asia » Singapore » Jurong West December 5th 2009

A nice day at the Jurong Bird Park in Singapore. Our first trip here that it did not rain while we were visiting (4 prior visits = rain each time!) Just photos; no captions...... read more
Jurong Bird Park 2
Jurong Bird Park 3
Jurong Bird Park 4

Asia » Singapore December 3rd 2009

A few photos from the Pulire Asia Exhibition 2009. It was held at Suntec City Singapore from 2-4 December 2009. I had the honor of being invited to participate in the show by Sunlight Paper Pte Ltd of Singapore. The show was small in floor size (and number of exhibitors) compared to a ISSA/Interclean International Show however it was well attended. I met prospects from Singapore, Taiwan, Philippines, Indonesia, China and more...... read more
Pulire Asia Show II
Pulire Asia Show III

Asia » Hong Kong » Hong Kong Island November 28th 2009

North America » United States » Wisconsin » De Pere November 27th 2009

It's arrived - the day of our departure to Singapore!!! First, a one-hour flight from Green Bay to Chicago, then a 15.5 (yes, FIFTEEN and a HALF HOURS) flight to Hong Kong. There we will stay for 4 days/3 nights, then on to Singapore!... read more
The bird we flew to Asia on

North America » United States » Wisconsin » De Pere November 20th 2009

Well, it is just six days before departure. I'm trying not to get too excited (the 13+ hours flight from Chicago to Hong Kong will zap that out of me anyway...) but it is difficult not to think about going back. Singapore... SINGAPORE!!!... read more




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