Opinion

Guess What? Lui Tuck Yew Says Fares NEED To Increase To Keep New Bus Model Sustainable
Guess What? Lui Tuck Yew Says Fares NEED To Increase To Keep New Bus Model Sustainable
This is just brilliant. I almost choked on my morning coffee when I read the recent news article regarding ...
8 July 2014
Are You Happy With Your Salary? Apparently, 83% of Singaporeans Aren’t
Are You Happy With Your Salary? Apparently, 83% of Singaporeans Aren’t
Hmm… judging by that look of hate in your eyes, I think I just got my answer. Yes, salary is a certainly ...
27 June 2014
What Lim Swee Say Was Really Trying To Say Regarding CPF
What Lim Swee Say Was Really Trying To Say Regarding CPF
It’s tough to be a politician nowadays. Say something well meaning and it gets torn apart in seconds. On ...
24 June 2014
Avoid getting your flat repossessed
3 Ways Those Two Singapore Airbnb Users Could Have Avoided Getting Their Flats Repossessed
For years, the Housing Development Board (HDB) has been telling you that you can’t rent out your flat to ...
19 June 2014
Is Being a Construction Worker in Singapore Really as Bad as Other Countries?
Is Being a Construction Worker in Singapore Really as Bad as Other Countries?
All of us have friends or acquaintances who believe that Singapore is ONLY successful because of “excellent” ...
19 May 2014
Singapore’s Top 5 Corruption Cases (So Far)
Singapore’s Top 5 Corruption Cases (So Far)
Singapore is one of the least corrupt nations on earth. Finished laughing now? Good. According to Transparency ...
14 May 2014
3 Overseas TV Services That SingTel and StarHub DON’T Want You to Have
3 Overseas TV Services That SingTel and StarHub DON’T Want You to Have
SingTel or StarHub? It’s a choice we all have to make when it comes to TV and media streaming services. ...
17 April 2014
You Now Have The Right To Complain – Singapore Ranked the World’s Most Expensive City
You Now Have The Right To Complain – Singapore Ranked the World’s Most Expensive City
In Singapore, we do whatever it takes to be the first in everything. It doesn’t matter if we have to drive ...
4 March 2014
SingTel Wants To Charge You For WhatsApp? Screw That. Here Are 3 Alternatives
SingTel Wants To Charge You For WhatsApp? Screw That. Here Are 3 Alternatives
It would appear that Mark Zuckerberg may have gotten more than he bargained for when he bought WhatsApp ...
27 February 2014
MoneySmart Budget 2014 Recap: The Winners and Losers
MoneySmart Budget 2014 Recap: The Winners and Losers
So, were you sitting in front of your 42-inch flat screen television with a bag of popcorn to watch the ...
22 February 2014
An Ex-CPF Employee Exposes the 3 Biggest Complaints Singaporeans Have About Their CPF Accounts
An Ex-CPF Employee Exposes the 3 Biggest Complaints Singaporeans Have About Their CPF Accounts
Few questions divide Singaporeans as much as this one – What is CPF used for? As you process your own answer ...
10 February 2014
Think Your Singapore Citizenship is Sacred? Guess Again – It Can Be Bought, Like Many Others
Think Your Singapore Citizenship is Sacred? Guess Again – It Can Be Bought, Like Many Others
Can you really put a price on citizenship? A few years ago, I would have laughed at such a question. Maybe ...
7 February 2014
Why The Fight For Minimum Wage in Singapore is Pointless
Why The Fight For Minimum Wage in Singapore is Pointless
The minimum wage is an issue that just won’t die in Singapore, even though MPs have “killed” the issue ...
17 December 2013
SingTel Expects Soccer Fans To Pay More To Watch The Same Damn Thing
SingTel Expects Soccer Fans To Pay More To Watch The Same Damn Thing
Let’s face it. No one watches any other channel on mioTV apart from the soccer channel. Back in the day ...
2 December 2013
5 Benefits that National Service Should Have (But Doesn’t)
5 Benefits that National Service Should Have (But Doesn’t)
We like to think compulsory National Service (NS) betters us. It teaches us responsibility, doubles our ...
3 June 2013
Income Inequality in Singapore: Our Annual Peek (2013)
Income Inequality in Singapore: Our Annual Peek (2013)
Income inequality measures how much richer the rich are, compared to the poor. It’s a polite term economists ...
1 May 2013
HDB Loses $1 Billion a Year, and Why You Shouldn’t Care
HDB Loses $1 Billion a Year, and Why You Shouldn’t Care
Some Singaporeans asked that land costs be excluded from HDB pricing. The answer to this was a stern no. ...
30 April 2013
The 7 Highest Paid Political Leaders in the World (2013)
The 7 Highest Paid Political Leaders in the World (2013)
When it comes to politics, pay’s a difficult issue. Sure, the current leader may be expensive, but consider ...
21 March 2013
Oops, The Economy Broke: Reasons for Singapore’s Inflation Scare
Oops, The Economy Broke: Reasons for Singapore’s Inflation Scare
Did you have breakfast this morning? I sure as hell didn’t. Or rather I did, but then I read the news and ...
25 April 2012
Pay Cut for Singaporean Ministers: Why They’re Still Overpaid!
Pay Cut for Singaporean Ministers: Why They’re Still Overpaid!
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong agreed to a Ministerial pay cut this week. Singapore’s political leaders, ...
5 January 2012
Providing For Parents in Singapore: Can We Give Enough?
Providing For Parents in Singapore: Can We Give Enough?
Ever since my family perished on Krypton, I’ve had a soft spot for elderly parents. They aren’t who they ...
28 December 2011