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Graduates: over-qualified or overly-unrealistic?

I’d say it started out as an innocent dream, seeded by a simple masak masak toy that convinced the preschool me that being an NTUC Fairprice cashier was the best job one could have. Fast-forward 15 years later, and I’m nowhere near that dream. Maraboli once wrote that ‘Cemetries are full of unfulfilled dreams’ and that […]

An ode to Nelson Mandela

While most of Singapore was busy battling the haze in June 2013, Nelson Mandela was struggling for his life. Mandela, 94, hasn’t made a public appearance since South Africa hosted the World Cup in 2010. President Barack Obama was hoping to see him during his recent visit to South Africa, but the plans were dropped as […]