Floral Arrangement Workshop With A Better Florist

I’ve always wanted to attend a floral workshop but was too cheapskate to fork out $300+ for a professional course when I just wanted to have a taste of what it is like to be a florist. Putting flowers together and tying them up can look pretty effortless, but it’s quite tiring for newbies who…

This Singapore Millennial Quit Law to Run A Start-up in Kazakhstan

This is post 4 of 4 in the series “#SGfemales” I came across an interesting article in the newspaper about a young lady who decided to set up a travel agency specialising in tours to Kazakhstan, of all places in the world. This is the story, journey and dreams of Queenie Lee, 25, Deputy Director…

Confessions of A Startup Junkie

This is post 1 of 1 in the series “#SGstartup” This is the first contributed post on running a startup, by Rauf Fadzilla. — As the startup craze swept across the globe and began its relentless foray into Asia, igniting the minds and passions of the young while at the same time grabbing the attention…

This AMK Hub Mall Has A Hidden Secret Only Insiders Know

AMK Hub is a busy shopping mall located right next to Ang Mo Kio MRT station. It is well-known that there are many eateries at AMK Hub, such as NTUC Foodfare, Toast Box, Swensens and more. But one canteen has cleverly hidden itself so well that only insiders know where it is. A canteen so…

10 Things You Can Eat While Stalking President Halimah Yacob At Her HDB Flat

President Halimah Yacob’s jumbo HDB flat is located in Yishun, which is unfortunately more infamous for weird stuff that happens than for its interesting attractions. As the first Singapore President to continue staying in a HDB flat, this has brought out a flurry of activity around her area in Yishun (just check out this photo…

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

This is post 3 of 4 in the series “#SGfemales” 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…

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 S$263.25…

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…

Taiwan Guides: 5 Reasons to Visit Chiayi 

This is post 4 of 4 in the series “Taiwan Guides” Chiayi is an often overlooked city on the Western side of Taiwan. Foreign tourists typically spend their time commuting through Chiayi’s High Speed Rail, TRA station or its airport at Shueishang, to landmark destinations like Alishan mountain and Penghu island. A waitress at a…