Singapore Sex Scams

The following experience was reported by Peter (not his real name). I met him on Facebook several years ago and we had lunch together once. He is in his 40s, working in sales and is…


Chickening Out

We’ve just ushered in the year of the rooster. All over Chinatown, we see lights and decorations celebrating an animal that is often regarded more as food than a pet. Nevertheless, I do have childhood…


Broke In Singapore

We’re done with most of the goodies, the loh hei, home visits and any pows. The crowds in our neighbourhood malls are ebbing and MRT trains are starting to get crowded during peak hours. It’s…


Making The Right Kind of Films

So what’s new? Our Terrex vehicles are finally back home after being detained in Hong Kong for 2 months. Of course, a thorough “serviceability check” is in order. I’m not sure if any legal action…


Mark of a Leader

Many people who can read the Three Kingdoms with a critical eye may wonder how a tearful, destitute man like Liu Bei could end up as the ruler of a powerful kingdom. Perhaps it’s his…


The Concept Of Reunion

Just as the spirit of Christmas is not just about carving turkeys and exchanging gifts, the spirit of Chinese New Year is a lot more than feasting, red packets and decorating the home with fiery…


Too Fast, Too Slow, Too Many, Too Few?

I’ve never had any major problems with any e-trading platform. The system will never ignore my orders or submit a wrong order. However, when it’s necessary to write in to a human to manage my…


Do You Know Who I Am?

OK, this has nothing to do with Rui En, but it does have something to do with identity. Let me begin with the atrocious service from vPost. For a few years, I have been using…


Oil Spill Reached Punggol

300 tonnes of oil spilled after Singapore-registered ship collides with vessel off Johor A collision between a Singapore-registered container vessel and a Gibraltar-registered container vessel off Pasir Gudang Port, Johor Malaysia on Tuesday (Jan 3)…


Bringing You The Noose

So what’s new? In the early hours of 2017, 39 people were killed in a nightclub in Istanbul, Turkey. The gunman had opened fire on 600 partying people with an automatic weapon. Not surprisingly, IS…