Confessions of A Startup Junkie

This is a 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 of the gray haired men in power, a frenzied gold…

10 Things You Can Eat While Stalking President Halimah Yacob’s 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

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 by lightning. The simplicity of the Kosmart hair tie complements…

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…

PAssion Card — The Membership Card That’s Almost Free!

Since I’ve already blogged about NTUC and SAFRA memberships, the other membership which I really like is the PAssion card by People’s Association. Source: PAssion Card Being the cheapo I am, I signed up for the card many years ago even before I got NTUC and SAFRA membership. It was because every new PAssion card sign…

How To Earn Money Off Your NTUC Membership in Just 2 Steps

A year ago, I blogged about why you should pay $9 for NTUC Membership. After being an NTUC member for more than 4 years, I just realised I’ve actually managed to recover back more than I paid every single year. Here’s how I did it. — — — — — – Firstly, let’s see how much I paid for…

When North Korea and South Korea Almost Reconciled

The North Korea nuclear crisis is putting the world on edge, what can be done? If you’ve been keeping up to date with news on the North Korea nuclear crisis, you may also be aware that this long-drawn “war” between North and South Korea (and its allies) could have actually been averted due to a series…

Three Things More Expensive for Singapore Parents Than Milk Powder

The cost of milk powder in Singapore has risen to a level even PAP MPs cannot endure. If you weren’t paying attention, the rise in milk powder prices has been hogging quite a few headlines. How expensive is Singapore milk powder? According to the Mandarin chart below, the price of milk powder in Singapore (#2) is…

How Technology Has Changed A Modern Mother’s Life

Just two generations ago, my grandma gave birth without the use of modern painkillers such as the epidural and did not have regular ultrasound scans to check on the foetus’ growth. Just one generation ago, my mother did not have access to the internet to order infant milk powder with free delivery, nor could she…