white and brown rice

Mixed Grains And Mixed Messages — NDR 2017

TO THE detached observer, this year's National Day Rally (NDR) Message seemed less prime ministerial than usual. In 2015 and 2016, the NDR messages by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong broached...

Mobility Megatrends – Threats And Gains

THE megatrends of the automotive world are heading towards being Connected, Autonomous, Shared and Electrified (C.A.S.E. for short). These megatrends are taking place slowly, since each of the components...
World Badminton championship

The Highs Of Loh’s Shuttle Run

ANOTHER cautious year dealing with the pandemic threatened to end on a bleak note with the Committee of Privileges resulting from a lie told in Parliament. Fortunately, a sporting success...
BMW 2 Series Active Tourer

Get Active In This BMW Crossover

HAVING shed its frumpy look, the latest version of the BMW 2 Series Active Tourer has charged out looking to make a statement about its appearance, and hopefully enjoy...
Seth Ravin, Rimini Street

Street Battles With The Giants

HE HAS been through the wars with his company, but Seth Ravin is still upbeat and full of optimism for what Rimini Street can offer small and medium enterprises...

The Certainty Of Uncertainty Ahead

THE NOISE in the global economy is getting louder. The noise in Singapore is also growing louder as the ruling Lee family squabbles over a number of issues including the late...
Flood, Singapore

Wet Weather Woes

TWO INCIDENTS yesterday prompted me to sit back and think about today's society. The first was the torrential and prolonged downpour that all but drowned the island, causing flooding that was captured...

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...

Stingray In Spicy Tamarind Sauce – Whip It UP!

STINGRAY cooked in a piquant and perky spice paste – Asam Pedas is a classic Malay and Minangkabau dish enjoyed by many in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia. The spicy,...
Novak Djokovic

Sport And Politics Double Fault

THE Novak Djokovic pre-tournament drama Down Under offered some unexpected entertainment for the neutrals watching from the sidelines. Having been served his marching orders by the Full Federal Court of...