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…

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…

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…

What You Never Hear About Studying in a Girls’ School

Well I’m gonna open a can of worms here, because I think it’s time people knew that studying in a girls’ school isn’t as dandy as everyone thinks it is. Many have the impression that girls who get to study in a girls’ school grow up to be fine young educated women, have BFF friendships…