Resilience Budget

Mind The Gaps!

THE Resilience Budget by Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat is overall positive, bold and comprehensive. The enhanced Job Support Scheme (JSS) for 9 months in particular is good as...

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...

Are We Fighting Fit?

TWO nights ago, FC Barcelona showed its resilience by clawing back from the greatest deficit in the Champions League. From 0-4 down in the first leg, they fought back to win...

Sharing In The Sharing Economy

THE CHANGES taking place in the automotive industry are manifold and impact different markets distinctly. In most markets, taxation imposes a heavy burden on the sticker price of cars. While...

Braised Sweet And Savoury Pork Belly In Soy Sauce – Whip It UP!

Braised Sweet and Savoury Pork Belly In Soy Sauce By Ida Soh This classic Chinese pork dish is simple to cook yet rich in depth and flavours from braising in soy...
Arrowhead chips

Arrowhead Chips – Whip It UP!

Arrowhead Chips – Whip It UP! Arrowhead chips are a traditional Chinese New Year snack. The plants are usually used as indoor decoration during the festive period. It has long,...
Gibu Mathew, VP & GM Asia Pac, Zoho Corp

Zoho Gets The Job Done Remotely

WITH borders closing and the movement of people curtailed, economic activity in the world seems to be slowing down. But it doesn't have to, thanks to technology. If anything, the...
refinery

Carbon Tax — Seeds For A New Exchange

A DISPROPORTIONATE 0.02% of Singapore’s 140,000 businesses are responsible for 80% of Singapore’s greenhouse gas emissions. The rational course of action would be to enforce surgical measures on these...

Hot-potato Issues – HDB, CPF, Salaries

  THREE issues have gained prominence in Singapore’s social media landscape in recent weeks, and the conversations about them don’t seem to be going away anytime soon. These issues relate to...

I Hear And Listen To … The Silence

IN A noisy world, the value of silence is often lost on society. From the noise of incessant chatter and motion, to the noise of images flickering endlessly, the monkeys in...