Imagine Singapore without the PAP and its policies

During the recent President’s Address at the opening of Parliament, two points that were made was 1. about having “appropriate checks and balances so that alternative views can be heard” and 2. that the government will study the current political system and see if tweaks are necessary so the system can improve. At a recent think-tank […]

Singapore, Expensive, Expensive, Expensive but…

Singapore ranked as one of the most expensive cities to live in yet again – But… Watch the video and see how they explain that most of the high costs are attributed to cars, alcohol and clothing. Moreover, the video highlights that basic wage levels are mandated for certain sectors. This is also known as the Progressive […]

10 things I’ve learnt from the road bully

  The bully apologises – and quite a well written one at that. The first part of his explanation consisted of a lot of technical excuses of why he lost his cool. I don’t buy all that – he still should not have behaved the way he should. If someone was killed, he wouldn’t even […]

Go, Go keyboard warriors!

  (Animated gif gracefully stolen from Mothership) This SGK5423P Driver pulled pretty lame stunts, not once but TWICE in a day with different drivers. But not to fear, this road bully is no match for Singapore’s crack team of elite keyboard warriors. Armed with potato chips and a whole lot of passive aggressiveness, our chubby […]

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Forever a loan?

MAS has expressed concerns that some borrowers may be overstretched, and have since introduced a new measure in which property buyer’s monthly payment do not exceed 60% of their income. The introduction of the Total Debt Servicing Ratio (TDSR) framework might leave you asking yourself, what is an IVA? Will it take into consideration borrowers’ […]

Young, in love – and in debt.

Summary: What are some concerns that young couples face when getting married and starting a family? How are young couples coping with the added pressure of starting a family? There has been a great deal of talk going on about the somewhat out-of-this-world increase in COE prices recently. I mean, COE premiums starting from S$80,000 […]

COE: Problems and Thoughts

COE is very high. We won’t argue with that. Even the Ministry of Transport and Minister Lui Tuck Yew is worried, and for good reason. They fear Singaporeans will never be able to afford the widely touted “C”(as in the 4 Cs of the Singaporean Dream). We did ground work, questioned people, read online comments […]