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FBM KLCI down after starting higher

The FBM KLCI opened up before erasing gains after US shares closed down overnight. World equities fell amid concerns that the US’ restrictions on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd will worsen current China-US trade war sentiment. 

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Entering the foldable tech trend, Lenovo reveals new laptop with foldable display

Looks like another tech giant is jumping on the foldable display trend. Right after Samsung’s ambitious yet embarrassing launch of its Galaxy Fold, Lenovo teased with a preview of its latest product, the “worlds first foldable PC.” The company made the announcement last Monday (May 13) during the Accelerate conference in Orlando, Florida. Read: Samsung to […]

Malaysia case over 1MDB’s US$5.8 billion IPIC deal put on hold

Malaysia’s London court bid to challenge a US$5.78 billion settlement between the scandal-hit state investment firm 1Malaysia Development Bhd. and Abu Dhabi’s International Petroleum Investment Co. has been put on hold by a judge to allow further arbit…

A single payer system for health care

The Singapore Democratic Party advocate a single payer system for health care. What are the features of this system and how is it different from the current 3M system adopted in Singapore?I describe the differences in the two systems in this post. Can …

Asia stocks to drop on tech sell-off; dollar flat

Asian stocks are set to decline Tuesday after Washington’s moves against Huawei Technologies Co. sank U.S. technology shares and stoked trade jitters. The dollar stabilized.

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Oil touches multi-week highs as OPEC signals it may extend cuts

Oil prices on Monday rose to multi-week highs before easing later in the session as OPEC indicated it was likely to maintain production cuts that have helped boost prices this year, while escalating Middle East tensions provided further support.

Lan…

Wall St slides as Huawei fallout hits tech shares

U.S. stocks slid on Monday as the White House’s restrictions on Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei Technologies Co Ltd weighed on the technology sector and raised concerns that the move would further inflame trade tensions between the United State…

Surge pricing should be regulated

Surge pricing was introduced by ride hailing companies, such as Uber and Grab. The largest regular taxi company, Comfort, is planning to implement it. Now a food delivery company, Deliveroo, is planning to introduce surge pricing.How far should surge p…

BMW driver with speeding offences caught on cam swapping license plates

Singapore—On May 18, the Facebook page SG Road Vigilante (SGRV) featured photos of a man who looked like he was changing the license plates on his gold-coloured BMW at a Malaysian Petron petrol station, possibly for wanting to avoid being identified for road traffic offences in Malaysia. In the photos, the man is seen replacing […]

Strategy for non PAP parties

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WOTC – Tariff and protectionism

I asked this question in the Wisdom of the Crowd:Is tariff and protectionism good for a country?Here are the responses: (59 Votes)44 % – It will make the country more costly and less efficient.31 % – It allows the country to protect jobs 15 % – It…

WOTC – US China trade dispute

I asked this question in the Wisdom of the Crowd:What do you expect on the US China trade dispute?Here are the responses: (64 Votes)38 % – It will escalate into a bigger trade war.34 % – They will reach an agreement but the tariffs will stay.25 % – The…

6 Real-Life Funniest (Or Most Romantic?) Confessions From Singapore Guys

I don’t speak for everyone so some of you might think that it’s “romantic” instead of “funny”. But hey, different people have different perception, interpretation and experience, and humour is such a subjective creature that unless you’ve been through it, judgement should be reserved. When I chat with my girlfriends, I was surprised, though mostly […]

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7 Business Secrets Behind K-Pop’s Success Analysed by a Singapore Business Undergraduate

K-Pop is a lucrative business, and even more so for the people who are managing the industry in the background. A simple Google search will reveal the astounding income earned (as well as the high commission that is taken by their agency). Herein lies the question of why and how KPop became so popular. For […]

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6 Funny But True Reasons Why A Guy Who is Rubbish at Sweet Talk is the Best Boyfriend Ever

Girls, we understand that you have expectations from your relationship. You wish your boyfriend can sweet talk you when you’re down, whisper sweet nothings into your ear when you’re cuddling on the couch and be romantic. I’m pretty sure you know by now not every guy is like that. Sometimes, what we think is sweet […]

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5 Ways to Keep Cockroaches Out from Your Car So You Panic When You See One

Pretty long ago, there was a car accident at Jurong East. And it was no typical accident: the accident was caused by a cockroach. Basically, the sight of a cockroach caused the driver to lose control of her car. Although the driver did sustain minor injuries, let’s be glad that the car did not hit […]

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The season of love…

Ladies and gentlemen, i am pleased to announced the continuation of the long awaited love series of Miss D and Mr Koreana. Only pleaze note, if evil people pump me full of holes like Emental cheese….I can no longer write in this dimension. &#8216…

This will be my last year on this planet..

Whenever my mind wants to tell me something…a dwarf dressed in a tuxedo will appear in my dreams. He’s always in a crowd. He’s always holding a mahogony box and within it…is the message. It can be in a letter or montage like a m…

Pokeball Bubble Tea Exists & They’re Available in M’sia

This year seems to be the best year for Pokemon so far. Yes, even better than Pokemon GO. First, you have the Pokemon movie which features a cute Pikachu with a severe addiction for coffee. And it received raving reviews from movie-goers. Including from my sassy colleague, GY. Just a disclaimer, though, I’ve watched the movie myself after […]

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Carrie Wong is lucky Lawrence Wong is such a nice guy, but her leaker is still out for blood

Apparently, the whole Carrie Wong and Ian Fang leaked texts saga isn’t over, thanks to people apologizing and Xiaxue posting a fresh batch of photos with slightly different text messages–and Carrie is the one hit the hardest. Read about Carrie Wong and Ian Fang’s saucy texts to each other over Instagram. But in case you […]

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Google and Android system start to cut ties with Huawei

US internet giant Google, whose Android mobile operating system powers most of the world’s smartphones, said it was beginning to cut ties with China’s Huawei, which Washington considers a national security threat. The move could have dramatic implications for Huawei smartphone users, as the telecoms giant will no longer have access to Google’s proprietary services […]

Singaporean warns public to be careful after receiving fake RM20 note in Johor Bahru

Singapore – On May 12, Singaporean Armanizam Dolah received a fake RM20 note during his visit to Johor Bahru and only found out about it after trying to use the money in another shop. In a Facebook post the following day, Armanizam shared his experience of how his visit to the Angsana Ramadan Bazaar in […]

Is reading dead in Singapore?

By Cogito Ergo Sum Take a train or bus ride on any route in Singapore. Chances are you will notice commuters fidgeting with their mobile devices or with heads wrapped in the various ear buds or headphones. Occasionally, you do notice the odd passenger reading a book, fully engrossed in its pages. So, has reading […]

8 Not-So-Common-Sense Tips To Eat Buffet Like a Pro And Make Your Money Worth It

The love of eating is a distinct trait for most Singaporeans and Malaysians. Our love for food can go as far as queuing for long hours outside the shop. Undeniably, food has influenced our culture. With the inception of a cheap yet delicious buffet, one could easily enjoy a fabulous and hearty meal. But not […]

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Trump vows China’s economy won’t surpass U.S. on his watch

President Donald Trump said he is “very happy” with the trade war and that China will not become the world’s top superpower under his watch.
“We’re taking in billions of dollars,” Trump told Fox News Channel’s Steve Hilton when asked about the end game…

Huawei Allegedly Has Its Own OS Ready Should the Worst Happen, & The Worst is Now

This morning, news of Google breaking up with Huawei sent shockwaves throughout the world. In fact, it got so bad that according to Mothership, there was some panic selling of the flagship camera smartphone, P30 Pro, on Carousell. Pretty sure they’ve not read our previous article, because there has been no confirmed arrangement that Google […]

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2 Reasons Why ‘Wow cool post, thanks for sharing’ is On Every Facebook Comment

Here’s a fun fact: do you know that Facebook is now trying to get more people to “comment”? It’s an effort for them to create “meaningful interactions” between users because let’s face it: Facebook is full of toxic people who’re always angry, or humblebraggers who’re always telling us about their vacation ten years ago. This […]

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Australia’s Lynas, Blue Line plan Texas rare earths facility

Rare earths producer Lynas Corp said on Monday that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Texas-based Blue Line Corp to set up a rare earths separation facility in the United States.
The move comes as the United States, which is highly relia…

13 min to the moon – BBC podcast

https://player.fm/series/13-minutes-to-the-moon ‘When I think about the whole idea of putting a man on the moon. It could really only have been an American project. That was because America at that moment in history was a very idealistically driv…

Carrie Wong’s BF Suddenly Turned Aggressive & Criticised Ian Fang on Instagram

Lest you’re not aware, over in the US, YouTubers posting videos to criticise fellow YouTubers are very common. These real-life dramas have even led to offline boxing matches, like the one between Logan Paul and KSI. And just so you know, they really met each other in real life and fought like two kids grownups. […]

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DPM Heng Swee Keat tells Swiss newspaper there’s no nepotism in Temasek and GIC

Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat was interviewed by Swiss newspaper, Neue Zürcher Zeitung (NZZ), last Fri (17 May). During the interview, Heng who is also the finance minister, was asked many pointed questions by the Swiss newspaper. He was asked about the one-party regime in Singapore, despite Singapore having elections. “Would not the time …

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ELEVEN STI STOCKS WHICH ARE OVERSOLD RIGHT NOW!

Dear readers, heightened geo-political tensions returned to the global stocks markets last week. Beside the ongoing trade tension rows between the United States and China, there are also the developments related to Iran and North Korea. Read more »

Ong Ye Kung: “O”-level syllabus now includes jazz, popular music and music in multimedia

Singapore – Music lovers, make some noise! Jazz, popular music and music multimedia have been included in the “O”-level music syllabus, says Education Minister Ong Ye Kung. Speaking at the finale concert for the Lion City Youth Jazz Festival held at the Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre on May 18 (Saturday) , Ong said that the […]

Heng Swee Keat: If my party does not deliver what it promises, it’s out

Switzerland — Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) Heng Swee Keat, who was in Switzerland recently for the 49th St Gallen Symposium, gave an interview to Swiss newspaper Neue Zürcher Zeitung (NZZ) on several topics pertaining to the local and global economy, including what he perceives to be a good relationship between citizens, business, government, and politics. […]

Trade uncertainty darkens US small caps outlook

Shares of smaller publicly listed U.S. companies have fallen more on recent U.S.-China trade tensions than larger corporations and could face an even rougher road as the year wears on unless the prospects for economic growth improve.

LKY legacy: Despite being a “highly urbanised city,” Singapore is “in fact very green,” says Lawrence Wong

While Hong Kong is having a problem with its reclamation work for its third runway as it has been delayed for four months after sand supplies from mainland China have dried dried up, Singapore is testing a method that can almost cut half the use of sand in reclamation projects, this according to the latest update […]

Everything About the Huawei & Google ‘Break-Up’ That S’poreans Need to Know

Pretty sure people who own a Huawei phone woke up with a shock this morning. Everywhere they go, they see headlines like this: Does this mean they can’t use the phone anymore? After all, Huawei is running on Android, and Android is owned by Google. What happened? Why the sudden U-turn? Do you have to […]

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Religious equality, the PAP way

Yesterday was Vesak Day and this reminded me of the way the PAP govt treats the sensibilities of the various religions: equal treatment of intolerant religious views. Recently minister Shan gave the lie (in the religious context) to the view that “All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.”  The Christian […]

US Criminal Acts In Assassinations,Coups & Regime Change –

The Evil Empire has since the last one hundred
years or so interfered and intervened in more than seventy countries
internal affairs causing great destructions, deaths, assassinations and
frequently forced regime change of political leaders who refu…

Geylang Serai Ramadan Bazaar 2019: 5 Foods You’re Probably Overpaying For, And Why It’s Still Worth Buying

From White Rabbit soft serve to colourful waffle pops drenched in Greek yogurt, here are some food items you can find at the Geylang Serai Bazaar that are well-worth your money.

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15 Things To Do To Keep Your Kids Occupied For The June Holidays in S’pore

For kids, June is a time of play. For parents, however, it’s a time of worry because now you have to keep the kids busy for a whole month! Worry not, because we’ve got a list of 15 things to do to keep your restless kids occupied for the June holidays. 1) Aviva Superfundae 2019 […]

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Global co-operation on cyber security is long overdue

https://www.ft.com/content/54d55d42-7724-11e9-b0ec-7dff87b9a4a2Hackers can cause potentially massive disruption to governments and militaries MICHAEL CHERTOFF highlighted an under-appreciated cyber security vulnerability in the global domain name syste…

Child in New Hampshire diagnosed with measles

Public health officials said one child had been diagnosed with measles in New Hampshire and could expose others to three locations in Keene last week. The Ministry of Health and Services Social declared that the child was in the church nursery Sunday M…

Why the current govt will fall

Rachel Ash said.Mr TanWhy do we keep assuming that the ruling party would continue to be the next government? Though I suspect, they would be, but a “lie repeated long enough may become truth”.It is still very early to conclude either with plenty of wi…

Boris Lin breaks silence about girlfriend Carrie Wong and Ian Fang’s leaked explicit messages

Carrie Wong and Ian Fang have released statements regarding the leaked controversial and explicit messages between the two actors. Actor Boris Lin has now broken his silence regarding the controversy surrounding his girlfriend, Carrie Wong. On May 14 (Tuesday), a series of sexually explicit Instagram messages between Wong and Fang were shared by an internet […]

Garden on bus tops

‘When I read this article about
plants on top of buses, my immediate reaction was – what a bad idea. It
will never work. It will take too much maintenence.

My common sense tells me that a better idea is to put solar panel on
top of the buses. To ke…

Build a sense of unity

DPM Heng Swee Keat said that a key challenge in Singapore is to build “a sense of unity amidst challenges”. Click here. I agree. When he takes over as prime minister, assuming that this happens early, I suggest that he implements the following measures…

John Soh trial: Compliance gaps, procedural lapses

As the trial of the alleged masterminds of the 2013 penny stock crash enters its fourth week, witnesses have admitted to lying in their statements to the police, confessed to ignorance and “imprudent” actions and agreed with suggestions that perhaps th…

50-Cent Food Fest Coming Back on 27 & 28 July, This Time With Retro Food Like Sng Bao

As low as 50 Cents for legit food at the heart of Chinatown? Count me in! For the 6th consecutive year in the running, this food fair has something for the curious, history buffs and foodies. And it’s coming back this July. The theme for this year is *drumroll *: Hokkien Food!  It is said […]

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Wisdom of the crowd

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WOTC – Malaysia under the Pakatan govt

I asked this question in the Wisdom of the Crowd:What will happen to Malaysia under the Pakatan govt?Here are the responses: (52 Votes)58 % – They need more time to sort out the big problems inherited from the previous govt. 23 % – They will be ab…

WOTC – Complaint over LKY’s will

I asked this question in the Wisdom of the Crowd:Is it wise for LHL to allow the AGC to lodge a complaint over LKY’s will?Here are the responses: (54 Votes)57 % – He should have settled this matter privately within his family.39 % – He has no grounds t…

This Video That Shows S’pore in 1987 will Show Millennials How Far We’ve Come

Singapore is always evolving, with new infrastructures sprouting out from the ground every year or so—you can only imagine how different Singapore looked like in the 80s as compared to now. Well, you don’t have to imagine it, millennials, as there is a video on Youtube that features what was life like in 1987! 1987 […]

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Bomb blast hits tourist bus near Egypt pyramids

GIZA, Egypt: A bomb blast hit a tourist bus near Egypt’s famed Giza pyramids on Sunday (May 19), wounding some of them, including South Africans, in the latest blow to the country’s tourism industry.

The roadside bomb went off as the bus was being dr…

There’s a Hidden Ramadan Bazaar in a Tampines HDB Void Deck

A week ago we told you of a secret Woodlands Ramadan Bazaar. Now we’re letting you in on another secret: there’s one so secretive they don’t even have a Facebook page. And if you peek from the outside it totally looks like some magical secret society, that only people who are worthy can enter. It’s […]

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Tennis: Nadal beats Djokovic to win ninth Rome title

ROME: Rafael Nadal defeated his greatest rival Novak Djokovic 6-0, 4-6, 6-1 to win a ninth Italian Open title and a record 34rd Masters on Sunday (May 19), leaving his vanquished foe to label the Spaniard as “the number one favourite for Roland Garros”…

Katyusha rocket fired into Baghdad Green Zone

BAGHDAD: A Katyusha rocket was fired on Sunday (May 19) into Baghdad’s Green Zone housing government offices and embassies including the US mission, days after the United States evacuated staff from Iraq citing threats from Iran.

“A Katyusha rocket c…