What’s The Point Of Becoming A Smart Nation?

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong spent a large segment of his National Day Rally speech elaborating on Smart Nation, which he described as “using IT comprehensively to create new jobs new business opportunities make our economy more productive make our lives more convenient and make this an outstanding city in which to live, work and…

Use This Shortcut to Jazz Up Your Hair Without Expensive Salon Visits

Recently, I splurged a little on a pretty Kosmart hair tie which I really liked. It is red with splashes of lightning zigzagging through it, and I thought it was pretty unique. Under the sun, the hair tie really looks like it’s set on fire by lightning. The simplicity of the Kosmart hair tie complements…

Should We Give Salleh Marican A Second Chance?

Salleh Marican is the 62-year-old chief executive officer of Second Chance Properties, who is giving his best shot at becoming the next President of Singapore. But the first qualifying criteria of having a company with at least S$500 million shareholder equity stands in his way. Salleh Marican’s company’s shareholder equity registered between S$254.3 million and…

Worst Kept Secrets of Halimah Yacob

Halimah Yacob just announced she’ll run for Singapore’s Presidential Elections 2017, for real. It is one of the worst kept secrets this year, where she decided not to say yes until everything has been sorted out (she had to talk to her family, residents, consider her existing duties etc etc). It’s not like she can…

What You Never Hear About Studying in a Girls’ School

Well I’m gonna open a can of worms here, because I think it’s time people knew that studying in a girls’ school isn’t as dandy as everyone thinks it is. Many have the impression that girls who get to study in a girls’ school grow up to be fine young educated women, have BFF friendships…

4 Questions That Lee Hsien Loong Cannot Answer About Oxley Road

It’s already a couple of weeks plus since the Oxley Road affair broke, but it already feels like forever. While Singapore waits another week plus for the Parliament session on 3rd July 2017 (where Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong is supposed to answer questions from MPs regarding the 38 Oxley Road dispute), there are some…

5 Reasons the Oxley Road Saga is Way Too Singaporean

By now, the Oxley Road saga between Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong (PM Lee), and his siblings Lee Wei Ling and Lee Hsien Yang, has developed into a game of thrones. Source: TODAY No one can predict what happens next and all heads are on the chopping board. One certainty is that when Parliament sits…

PAssion Card — The Membership Card That’s Almost Free!

Since I’ve already blogged about NTUC and SAFRA memberships, the other membership which I really like is the PAssion card by People’s Association. Source: PAssion Card Being the cheapo I am, I signed up for the card many years ago even before I got NTUC and SAFRA membership. It was because every new PAssion card sign…

How To Earn Money Off Your NTUC Membership in Just 2 Steps

A year ago, I blogged about why you should pay $9 for NTUC Membership. After being an NTUC member for more than 4 years, I just realised I’ve actually managed to recover back more than I paid every single year. Here’s how I did it. — — — — — – Firstly, let’s see how much I paid for…

When North Korea and South Korea Almost Reconciled

The North Korea nuclear crisis is putting the world on edge, what can be done? If you’ve been keeping up to date with news on the North Korea nuclear crisis, you may also be aware that this long-drawn “war” between North and South Korea (and its allies) could have actually been averted due to a series…