FairPrice Weighing Scale: Tried & Tested

Singaporeans, sometimes we trust too much, sometimes we are too skeptical for our own good. After reading this uncle’s rant about a FairPrice weighing scale not doing its job well (it was actually sabo-ed by its colleague the treasonous tray), my friend sent me a series of pictures he took at AMK Hub’s FairPrice, simply…

Singapore: A Repressive State of Non-Emotion

Like many other Asian countries, Singapore upholds the value of harmony higher than that of individual expression and desire. Just look at our local TV Channel 8 shows which are predominantly based on family ties versus the soul-searching individual journeys of American protagonists. The Asian way Singapore millennials are brought up in a society that…

How A Foreign Company And Local Union Beat The Government

Tower Transit should get a “Best Company For Mums” award. It’s not surprising to hear a multinational corporation giving better perks than what the government does to its civil servants, but Tower Transit takes the cake this year for setting a new high for maternity leave. The London-based operator, which will run 26 bus services…