The importance on sustainability have become a hot topic of concern in recent times.The focus on the overall reduction of carbon footprint and emission of greenhouse gases have become so significant that there are conferences fully dedicated to discuss these issues. Governments and major corporations around the globe are introducing measures and means to reduce … Continue reading Sustainable design depends on ground level staff and users
While I was going through some nice slides made to train those under me, I realized that it would be of benefit to share them with my readers. One of the initiatives that we should embark on is free education for those who wish to learn but unable to, due to the unavailability of resources. … Continue reading Knowledge base and the sharing of educational information for free.
This is Syed Mubarak Bin Subukutheen, an ordinary guy next door trying to make the world a better place through research and engineering! Stay tuned to read up on my adventures and research work!
Indonesia as a country is expanding at an accelerated manner with foreign investment. Japanese investments are pouring in, and the area Karawang where I work in has a large expatriate Japanese population. Japan is also well known for her infrastructure and efficiency. Transport infrastructure being one of the important factors of productivity is a key … Continue reading Transport infrastructure in Indonesia
Almost 180 million voters, the world's third largest democratic country. But, is the country really democratic? That is for the global nations to research and deduce. 9th July 2014 was designated as a public holiday and we were advised not to hang out too much. But then, we still had to go out for our … Continue reading Ghost Town Chikarang and Karawang, Indonesian Presidential Election
As far as I remember, I have always spent the month of Ramadhan in Singapore. When I was much younger, I usually would make a trip to the Mosque to get the porridge made by the staff working there. The porridge is amongst the most delicious food I have eaten in my life. It is … Continue reading My First Ramadhan Overseas
Pretty decent flying experience for a reasonable price. The only thing that is missing out though is the timing of flights. 4 out of 6 flights that I took through Garuda was delayed. Among the delayed flights were three flights back home to Singapore. My opinion regarding the use of Garuda was that, if I want … Continue reading Garuda Indonesia should work on their delays.
Interesting, it costs over 50 Ribu which is slightly more than 5 SGD. The thing about Indonesia is that GMO has yet to invade completely. The food is definitely more natural and you get hungry at regular intervals. In-fact, with experience of eating processed food all my life, I used to skip meals. But now, … Continue reading Durian-Lippo-Chikarang Mall
My Stay in Indonesia for Construction Projects
The ambient air was cool, perhaps at 23 to 25 degrees. That is Bandung and that is the argument that bought me over when a Singaporean colleague wanted to drive to Bandung, a 2 hours ride from Chikarang. I slept almost all the way though. When I did wake up, the beautiful mountains and scenery … Continue reading A drive to Bandung- 15 June 2014