2016

First Few Days Of 2016

Some of the more illustrious folks from my generation think that social media invades their privacy, so they don’t have any Facebook, Twitter or Instagram accounts. Of course, that’s just wishful thinking. There is nowhere…


Looking Back

Looking Back In Wonder

The northeast monsoon has been stirring for a while. In early December, heavy rains and floods hit a few parts of Singapore. With only a couple of pages left on the 2015 calendar, the rains…


Justice

What Rules Our Hearts

Latest Update. Dr Chan’s dog has been found. Thanks to everyone who has shared and shown concern. Merry Christmas! RaRa is found and united with Ms Lee. He was rescued by a gentlemen Yu Jie,…



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The End of Beauty Pageants (in Singapore)?

You may have already noticed that Singapore’s TV stations have stopped broadcasting local beauty pageants. And as revealed in this interview with Miss Kuek Ziyi, even the prizes have become elusive. In a few years’…


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A Swiss Standard Of Living

Speaking to The Australian newspaper’s foreign editor Greg Sheridan, PM Lee said that Singapore has been “lucky” and its government has been able to deliver on its promises. So you may not know or feel…


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Walking The Talk But What Can Walking Do?

Singapore’s most persistent and tenacious opposition candidate Dr Chee Soon Juan has often complained about the mainstream media being biased. So when he decided to embark on a 140km walk round Singapore to raise funds…


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Outwit, Outplay, Outlast

Those of you familiar with my habits and my passion for cooking may realise that I try not to eat out. On Friday night 6th Nov 2015 after work, I decided to revisit a zer…