Tag: MS weekend

Banyan Tree Chairman Ho Kwon Ping: Why do many of our elites come from the same top schools?

Lessons on Leadership: Singapore can be proud of its meritocracy, but it needs to recognise and fix the flaws in the system, says Ho Kwon Ping.

November 27, 2021, 12:16 PM

Comment: Exams in S’pore are ‘all or nothing’. How will young S’poreans learn to try & fail (a lot)?

Is the very existence of these exams harmful to promoting innovation?

November 25, 2021, 08:36 AM

29-year-old cai png boss works more than 12 hours, cooks over 30 dishes daily

Javier Ng tells us why he chose the unconventional route of operating a cai png stall and what keeps him going.

November 23, 2021, 03:14 PM

2nd gen owner of Old Street Bak Kut Teh, 26, opens European grill house at Jewel Changi Airport

His foray into the F&B industry began at 12, where he helped to make bubble tea at his parents' stall.

November 21, 2021, 11:39 AM

S’porean, 36, has been living in luxury hotels in Bangkok, Dubai & Bali since Nov. 2020 at S$1,193 per month

Much of this was achieved through loyalty programmes, pandemic discounts and a constant search for hotel deals.

November 21, 2021, 10:15 AM

Pregnant at 15, I spent my younger years running away from everything. Now, I want to help others like me.

I am healing from the trauma of everything that I went through: an abusive relationship, working as a KTV hostess to make ends meet, and suicidal ideation.

November 20, 2021, 05:00 PM

S'porean who sits with lonely hospice patients as they pass on: 'It takes away the fear of death'

Lydia Tan, a volunteer with Assisi Hospice tells us how journeying with patients on their deathbeds have given her a new perspective of life and death.

November 20, 2021, 08:27 AM

When home becomes unsafe: S’pore child protection officer on dealing with child abuse ‘day in & day out’

Senior Child Protection Officer S.Priyalatha talks about how the Child Protective Service intervenes to rescue children from harm, and how she copes with the emotionally demanding job.

November 19, 2021, 03:53 PM

Springleaf Prata Place went from S'pore to Las Vegas during a pandemic

After 18 years, the eatery now has 10 outlets, including one in Las Vegas.

November 14, 2021, 10:31 AM

Comment: What can we do about the ‘dumb mob’ & echo chambers on social media?

Both media and governance need disinterested and impartial institutions.

November 14, 2021, 10:13 AM