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Cashing In On The Cashless Society

THE ongoing pandemic has forcibly shoved the world into the digital era as lockdowns and restrictions slow the global economy considerably. As physical distancing and lack of travel meant some...

Why A Minimum Wage Policy Should Only Minimally Raise Costs

TO understand whether a government policy is indeed beneficial, we must weigh its pros and cons, and these must be further supported by data and not based on ‘I...
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Are You Ready To Work For Yourself?

FOR Helen Ong, it just happened. Debra Teng wanted it. Tama Goh had no doubts about it. Juria Banding stumbled into it. The four panellists in this WED WEB CHAT...

Wash Or Wipe? Let’s Get To The Bottom Of It

OVER Sunday brunch with a friend whose system is irritated by spicy food, the talk gravitated, as it must, towards the use of a bidet instead of toilet paper. Must...
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Why Start A Business During A Pandemic?

THE general reaction to uncertainty hanging heavy in the air would be to ring-fence one's resources and wait for the coast to clear. That would be the knee-jerk reaction by...
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The Door Is Open, But You’ll Need An Invitation

THE importance of having community spirit was perhaps strongly felt during the various COVID-19 lockdowns that kept us away from meeting people. The sudden deprivation of rights meant we had...
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Online Shopping Is Here To Stay

ONE positive take away from the pandemic (other than the unwelcome ART results), is the big push into the digital domain that resulted from it. Overnight, meetings went virtual, schooling...

Bring The Metaverse Into Your Business

BUSINESSES bring their client base with them when they explore new territory. Futurist, author and metaverse expert Cathy Hackl has highlighted the lack of an official definition for the term...
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More Screen Time In The NEUE KLASSE Of BMW Cars

IN keeping with the basics of motoring, BMW is emphasising a core element of driving: Keep your eyes on the road and your hands on the wheel. At least...
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Ill-fitting Customer Service

DO people have to be trained in everything they do? At which point does common sense and simple helpfulness kick in? Or, in this instance, why didn’t it kick in? I...