Singapore’s Defence – Fact or Fiction?

Every mother-father’s son in Singapore will eventually have to serve his National Service some day. Even our Olympic Gold Medalist wasn’t made any exception. This uniquely Singapore experience has unknowingly become every Singaporean man’s common topic and it is definitely not an uncommon sight to see strangers who just met at a bar getting along […]

Singapore’s very 1st Mermaid is on the way.

WHAT HAPPENED?   Yup, you read that right. Miss Mermaid Singapore 2016, the first pageant of its kind just happened. It actually garnered 61 signups but only the top 14 mermaids in Singapore managed to proceed to the finals. The beauty pageant originated in Germany in 2014. The winner of the Singapore pageant will receive […]

5 Reasons Why Pokémon Go Is Good For Singapore

Don’t snort, there’s actually some good stuff going on here. Pokémon Go was released today in Singapore and it has totally taken over many people’s lives, and handphones. Here’s why I think Pokémon Go is actually a good thing for Singapore, even though this game comes with its own set of pitfalls (like tired arms). […]

Killer maids have been making the news. Would you still hire a helper?

Domestic helpers have been making the news in Singapore. But for the wrong reasons. In June 2016, a domestic helper was arrested after her employer was found dead in their house at Telok Kurau. This follows a string of other high profile cases of maid violence in recent years: In May 2016, a 30 year old […]

What Does World War II Mean To You?

[Warning: graphic images] Imagine if the whole Singapore population of 5 million died. Multiply that by 12 and you get the death toll of World War II. How do the post-war generations from various countries view World War II? What lessons do we need to remember from the deaths of 60 million people? World War […]

6 Ways You Know It’s Mother’s Day

Don’t bluff, you totally forgot Mother’s Day till you saw these right? This year in Singapore, Mother’s Day falls on 8 May 2016. If you were too busy working one of the longest hours in the world, or obsessed with the Bukit Batok by-election, you may have forgotten to plan for Mother’s Day. Did you […]

Why do successful men or women cheat?

Letter contributed by reader who wants to be known as ‘You Zhao Sai’. Bukit Batok People’s Action Party (PAP) MP David Ong resigned last week after admitting to a personal indiscretion – aka he cheated on his wife. This is not the first case of infidelity among our politicians. In 2012, Workers’ Party (WP) MP […]

15 Tips To Plan A Budget Wedding Under S$14,000 In Singapore

Inclusive of an eight-course sit down lunch, wedding rings and two bridal gowns. It’s no joke planning a wedding in Singapore, ranked the most expensive city in the world for the third year running by the Economist Intelligence Unit, or EIU. Although this EIU survey actually measures expatriates’ cost of living, Singaporeans do feel the […]

9 things to invest in this year…and its not all about money

If you’re wondering where to put your money in this year, look no further, we bring you 9 things that will bring you better returns in a holistic. 1. Property If you have a lot to spare, the Luxury Condominium market is set to pick up this year. Singapore continues to attract more investors because […]