Dr Yanni Xu

Going Digital In The Face Of The Pandemic

  WHEN a key ingredient of your business model is connecting with your customer in close proximity, something like the COVID-19 pandemic cuts deep beneath the surface and tests your...
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You Are What You Shop

WHAT we buy or how we choose to shop is often a reflection of our values. It is a social phenomenon that has been discussed for hundreds and hundreds...
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Stitched Into Time…So Divine

ABSTRACT Expressionist artist, Jackson the Dripper Pollock once proclaimed that he knows when exactly a painting of his is completed. It is when he has the “sex is done”...

A Memorable Passage To India

SO what if we can't travel in search of new adventures? Let us relive some of our treasured memories. Mental travel supplemented by snaps, videos and social media posts can...

A Race To The Unexpexcted End

SINGAPORE will miss being a player in one of the more exciting Formula 1 series in recent years. For the second year running, the only night street race has...
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Creativity In A Logical World

HOW can we encourage a coming together of creativity and logic in a country  increasingly reliant on technology? The recent closure of the YALE-NUS programme caused concern in some quarters....
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Hang On To Hope

HOPE is often what keeps us going. In troubled times  — and a pandemic qualifies as such — the challenges posed by restrictions and impositions make it difficult to lead...
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Who’s Playing In The Metaverse? — WED WEB CHAT

THE allure of the metaverse lies in the opportunities that exist. With big names like Google, Sony, Meta and Microsoft jumping into this space, signs are this is the next...
Gibu Mathew, Zoho

Zoho Builds Its Global Reach

THE deepening entrenchment of technology as a result of the pandemic measures has helped to identify companies that have been helpful to society. While some have seen the opportunity to...

Is Orchard Road Too Pedestrian?

Singapore's glitzy and glamorous high street is set for yet another new stage in its evolution. The the talk is now about pedestrianizing the busy five-lane thoroughfare (starting with the right-most...