Toyota Camry Prepares For The Future

IT BECOMES increasingly challenging to build on a success over generations. Into its 8th generation, the Toyota Camry carries a heavy burden on its shoulders. Much has changed in the...
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Jewel – Orchard Road With A Waterfall

ORCHARD Road has a sparkling new competitor. The tired shopping street with all the major brands has already taken some battering in recent years as online and overseas shopping habits eat...
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Media…Meddlers Or Muddlers?

THE RELATIONSHIP between Singapore’s late first Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew and the local media was often testy and set the tone for how it would be played out...

Restaurants With Secret Entrances

EVERYONE loves a secret. Especially if you don't have to keep it. And these days, restaurants are happy not to shout out their presence, preferring to whisper it instead. So,...

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...

Preparation Is Key For A Leader

NO MATTER how busy you are, if you don't invest time in thinking about what your objective is, who your audience is, and what the key message is, the...

Roll In The Changes

IF CHANGE is the only constant, then businesses that have prevailed over time have to constantly change to retain their edge. The impact of new technologies on various industries is...
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Doctors, Aren’t Patients Clients, Too?

FOR THREE consecutive weeks this month, and even for previous bi-annual check-ups, I’ve been kept waiting for over an hour for each appointment, despite arriving punctually at the eye...

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...

What Is Singapore Literature’s Story?

AT A time when reading usually means gawking at ‘shareable content’ on social media, books seem to have taken a back seat. Or have they? In talking to authors and poets...