Election Over…What’s Next?

GE2020 had enough drama in the lead up to the event to make it a memorable election. Here is a sampling. The large number of members of parliament retiring — more...
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Sniffing Out A Perfumed Trail

GUCCI, Chanel and Yves Saint Laurent. These are some familiar perfumes that you can stick to and make sure you don’t have COVID-19. One of the first symptoms of contracting the...
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Happiness Brings Greatness

GUCCI. I sat on it for a looooong time. First thought: so ugly! ("Come on, Lina. Is this a mere projection of sour grapes?" Zip it inner voice....) Everything or Nothing. That’s me...
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Warm The Cockles Of One’s Heart

HUM SUP LOU! This is a Cantonese phrase meaning “horny man”. Nope, I’m not talking about the male sexuality today.  Rather, we’re all about food that makes our knees go...
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Learning To Trust Artificial Intelligence

ARTIFICIAL intelligence is an oft-used phrase in modern parlance. But how do you define this hot buzz word and what it means to you? That was the lead-off query at...
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Who Makes Or Breaks A Restaurant?

FROM the point he launched his first restaurant, Hot Stones, in 1992, Anthony Wong knew that success would only come from growing the business. One outlet would not give him...

From Books To Moocs

For a school that promotes a contemporary way of learning that eschews bookwork in favour of hands-on engagement, the SP Jain School of Management still banks on the business...
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Why Do Start-ups Burn Money?

WHY do investors put money into a start-up when so many of them just burn the cash, especially on non-vital things? Many new ventures are unable to control the outcomes of their efforts,...
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Open Your Drawers For The Watch Men

THE HOBBY of watch collecting has grown stale. There must be millions of watches lying in drawers, when they could be keeping the hobby ticking along nicely. While a few...
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Budget 2020 — 4. What Helping Groups Say

EDUCATION and help for the less fortunate are key factors in the push forward as a society, through challenging times. But for groups that help — be they charity...