Perspectives

Populist petition calling for NS to be shortened to one year fails to win popular support

Not sure if Singaporeans suspicious of purpose of petition, person who is doing the pandering or just don't care.

February 9, 2014

This will convince everybody why no one should ever become a summon auntie

Working as a parking enforcement officer just sounds like exploitation.

February 5, 2014

Roots and Wings: Can Apples come from Durian trees?

"The world is made more beautiful through our differences."

February 3, 2014

Is Singapore Airlines not making enough money?

Yes, because they have openly admitted they are trying ways to make more money off travellers.

February 1, 2014

Things to look out for when choosing a house

If you can spend 30 minutes in a fitting room deciding what shirt to buy, you should spend a bit longer deciding on a house.

January 31, 2014

Eva Cheng is the only reason to watch The Lion Men

And many reasons why even Jack Neo's loyal film supporters should not watch it.

January 30, 2014

The government should celebrate more ordinary Singaporeans who play by the rules, not just the winners

Not everyone is a straight-A student with medal-winning athletic prowess. But we should appreciate their efforts nonetheless.

January 29, 2014

Roots and Wings: The Reunion

My paternal grandmother passed away this January. With her passing, and with the traditional Chinese observance of not holding any celebrations within 49 days of a loved one’s death, there won’t be any reunion dinner.

January 28, 2014

British expat Anton Casey's news achieves Gangnam Style virality, trends across planet

Entire planet talking about how Singapore stood up against British expat Anton Casey.

January 23, 2014

Author of Lee Kuan Yew book Tom Plate shares his views on Asian leaders and Asian cities

The American journalist thinks Lee Kuan Yew is very easy to interview and Singapore is the smartest city in Asia.

January 22, 2014

    Morning Commute

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