Ramli Sarip – Majulah Singapura Is The Song Of The Year

AS WE look at the insensitivity that occasionally rears its unwelcome head in matters of race or religion in Singapore, let’s take a step back and consider what the...

Dyson’s 30-year Desire To Be Realised In Singapore

SIR JAMES Dyson is making his presence felt in Singapore, while training the spotlight on the Republic. But, in typical Dyson fashion, everything is kept hush-hush until the time...

Electrolux Keeps Up With The Times

THE challenge in celebrating a milestone anniversary for a producer of goods for the mass market is to remain relevant. It's not good enough anymore to just be a household...

The A6 That Almost Didn’t Make It

SOME unplanned offspring turn out to be blessings in disguise. So it was with the Audi A6, which started off as an unwanted child and developed into a bread-and-butter model...

Comedian Maz Jobrani Jokes In Peace

WHEN he was 9, Maz Jobrani saw Eddie Murphy on Saturday Night Live. Having recently been relocated from Iran to the US, Maz believed he could be like his idol. What...

Do Computers Dream Of Artificial Happiness?

THE COLD, calculating world of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is seldom, if ever, associated with human happiness. Designed for automation and improved performance, intent on leading to enhanced outcomes, AI is...

RAV4 Bulks Up

TOYOTA'S fifth-generation RAV4 bulks up its form and enhances its presence. The test drive unit looks like a Smurf on steroids trying to impersonate the Incredible Hulk with its bulging...

Big Brother Is Watching And Waiting

THE road to the reality of George Orwell's dystopian novel, 1984, is shortening. More so for motorists in Singapore. The upcoming satellite-based electronic road pricing (ERP) system boots us into the...

You Are…Then You Aren’t…What Then?

PHILOSOPHERS have long queried how the role of attachments and detachments form a constant series of overlapping conundrums that plague us from birth to death. Where lies the answer...

Dining On Delicious Black And White

EVEN in basic black and white, Executive Chef Fernando Arévalo is able to conjur powerful reactions with his dishes. The Chef and "Author" of Preludio, located on the third floor...