Opinion

4 Things Every Singaporean Should Have By Age 35
4 Things Every Singaporean Should Have By Age 35
Singaporeans love milestones. The high point in many people’s lives is the day they receive their degree, ...
29 March 2017
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3 Things That are Going to Happen Thanks to Taxi Surge Pricing
Unsettled by the fact that Uber and GrabCar are eating into their business, taxi companies have decided ...
27 March 2017
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3 Key Finance Tips for Singaporeans From Budget 2017
It’s no secret that we’ve got a fiscally prudent government. Love ‘em or hate ‘em, this is not a government ...
27 March 2017
3 Dangerous Beliefs the Singapore Education System Instills in Students
3 Dangerous Beliefs the Singapore Education System Instills in Students
The Singapore education system is great at churning out top-scorers, later to become doctors, lawyers, ...
21 March 2017
4 Things You Should be Doing Differently By the Time You Hit Your 30s
4 Things You Should be Doing Differently By the Time You Hit Your 30s
Whoever said thirty is the new twenty did not live in Singapore. Unless you want to live with your parents ...
16 March 2017
3 Reasons So Many More Singaporeans are Taking Taxis, Uber and GrabCar in 2017
3 Reasons So Many More Singaporeans are Taking Taxis, Uber and GrabCar in 2017
Tired of going to work with some guy’s armpit in your face? Well, consider yourself lucky. Believe it or ...
3 March 2017
3 Things That can be Done to Stop Singapore’s Hawker Trade from Dying Out
3 Things That can be Done to Stop Singapore’s Hawker Trade from Dying Out
Ask any Singaporean living overseas what he misses most about Singapore, and there’s a 90% chance he’ll ...
28 February 2017
2 Ways the Government Can Really Help Singaporeans Find Partners Instead of Giving Them Money to Attend SDN Events
2 Ways the Government Can Really Help Singaporeans Find Partners Instead of Giving Them Money to Attend SDN Events
Whenever talk of Singapore’s dismal birth rate pops up, you can always count on the government to give ...
28 February 2017
3 Reasons Online Love Scams Spiked So Much in 2016
3 Reasons Online Love Scams Spiked So Much in 2016
Just in time for Valentines’ Day, the Straits Times published a report about how online love scams are ...
24 February 2017
3 Assumptions About Money Many Singaporeans Make and Later Regret
3 Assumptions About Money Many Singaporeans Make and Later Regret
You have to be careful when you walk into one of those bars where there’s no menu and they create a cocktail ...
24 February 2017
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Budget 2017’s Water Price Hike – What You’re Not Hearing About the 30% Increase
At the Budget 2017 announcement, there were many important points raised by Finance Minister Heng Swee ...
22 February 2017
4 Ways Money Can Ruin Your Personal Life
4 Ways Money Can Ruin Your Personal Life
For every alpha male who steps out of his Ferrari, waves his wallet and sees a thousand girls fall at his ...
17 February 2017
Is Nissan’s New Hybrid Car Really Going To Get More Singaporeans to Start Driving Electric Cars?
Is Nissan’s New Hybrid Car Really Going To Get More Singaporeans to Start Driving Electric Cars?
Electric cars have failed to change the world, so far at least. When the first mass-market 100% electric ...
16 February 2017
Singapore‘s New Elderly Care Scheme: Here’s Why It Won’t Work
Singapore‘s New Elderly Care Scheme: Here’s Why It Won’t Work
In January this year, the Institute of Policy Studies’ latest proposals addressing Singapore’s ageing population ...
15 February 2017
Has SMRT Found the Solution To Getting More Taxis Back on the Road?
Has SMRT Found the Solution To Getting More Taxis Back on the Road?
Remember the days when you would hop into a taxi whenever you needed to get somewhere in a hurry or missed ...
14 February 2017
3 Ways Our Stressful Lifestyles Make Us Spend More
3 Ways Our Stressful Lifestyles Make Us Spend More
Despite complaining about the high cost of living, middle-income Singaporeans seem to enjoy a fairly high ...
8 February 2017
3 Reasons You Should Be Excited About Singapore Becoming Car-Lite
3 Reasons You Should Be Excited About Singapore Becoming Car-Lite
For the longest time, all that talk about turning Singapore car-lite sounded like a lot of hot air. Yeah ...
7 February 2017
Singaporeans Who are Planning to Work Past Retirement Age Should Do These 5 Things
Singaporeans Who are Planning to Work Past Retirement Age Should Do These 5 Things
There will come a time when we realise the true cost of those designer bags and the hipster coffees we’ve ...
7 February 2017
Bloomberg Says You Can Find a Job in 8 Weeks in Singapore – Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Feel Too Happy
Bloomberg Says You Can Find a Job in 8 Weeks in Singapore – Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Feel Too Happy
Recently, Bloomberg published this report with a very utopian-sounding headline–“It takes just 8 weeks ...
3 February 2017
How are Long Hours at Work Affecting Singaporeans and What Can be Done to Help?
How are Long Hours at Work Affecting Singaporeans and What Can be Done to Help?
Working long hours has become a fact of life in Singapore. We’re no longer surprised when we come out on ...
1 February 2017
Are Singaporeans Really Not Brand Conscious Anymore When it Comes to Luxury Goods?
Are Singaporeans Really Not Brand Conscious Anymore When it Comes to Luxury Goods?
Singapore is the land of designer handbags. Everywhere you turn, whether you’re trying to keep your balance ...
26 January 2017
How Can Cyclists and Personal Mobility Device Riders Co-exist Safely with Motorists in Singapore?
How Can Cyclists and Personal Mobility Device Riders Co-exist Safely with Motorists in Singapore?
The government’s drive to promote cycling as a viable form of transport has led to folding bicycles and ...
26 January 2017
4 Reasons Golf is No Longer Popular in Singapore
4 Reasons Golf is No Longer Popular in Singapore
I know more than a few people in Singapore who own a full set of golf clubs which they never use. That’s ...
25 January 2017
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Four Things Taxi Companies in Singapore Need to Change To Keep Their Drivers
I haven’t taken a taxi in Singapore for over two years. Whenever I need to get somewhere after midnight, ...
23 January 2017
3 Silly Ways Many Singaporeans Try to Save Money
3 Silly Ways Many Singaporeans Try to Save Money
I’ve done some dumb things to save money, from walking 4km home from the nearest MRT station after missing ...
18 January 2017