German Vandals Get Rotan

Two Germans were sentenced to 9 months and 3 strokes of the cane each for breaking into an MRT depot and spray painting a train. Andreas Van Knorre, 22 and Elton Hinz, 21 were given their charges after both pleaded guilty to trespassing and vandalism. They begged for leniency in court calling their actions a […]


That was all my tired mind could think of as I watched that astonishing clip of wrestling on the road. None of that ‘ang moh’ or xenophobic rubbish, really. There isn’t too much in the clip to conclude who it was who caused the accident, but if it’s only the clip we’re going to go […]

Life cycle of a western male expat in singapore

Class, the tables you see below illustrates the typical experience of a western, male expat in Singapore. How accurate do you think this is? (And no, it is not drawn to scale – so don’t go OCD on the graph please)   [1 month, happiness factor 40] FOB and excited about life. New city, new […]

Get me a job!

Summary: Is Singapore‚Äôs current job market able to support the growing number of potential young PMEs? What are some of the pressing issues and concerns expressed by young PMEs? How and where can young PMEs seek support to address their career concerns? So I attended a wedding last weekend. Amidst getting the groom drunk and […]