Monthly Archives: December 2013

What does it truly mean to win for Singapore?

An excellent commentary on Yahoo! News on the issue of foreign talent in Singapore sports, and a question that will surely resonate with most Singaporeans: What does it truly mean to win for Singapore? While it is perfectly normal for … Continue reading

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Inequality and the growing menace of youth unemployment

Imagine graduating from a good university with a law degree and working as a pump attendant at a petrol station. Or holding an accountancy degree and serving frappuccinos at Starbucks. Or worse, not even being able to find any job … Continue reading

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What the media is doing to women… and men

A highly thought-provoking video about the insidious effects of  media on female self-esteem and men’s views of women. Ads sell more than products; they sell values, they sell images, they sell concepts of love and sexuality, of success, and perhaps … Continue reading

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Meeting a CEO

Besides being a full-time tutor, I am also an active investor in the stock market. One thing I love about that is the opportunity to meet top business leaders at company Annual General Meetings (AGMs) and other investor events. There is … Continue reading

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Singapore fifth least corrupt country again…

Transparency International (TI), the world’s leading anti-graft watchdog, has ranked Singapore the fifth least corrupt country in the world in its latest Corruption Perceptions Index. Our position was unchanged from the 2012 index. The countries found to be most corrupt … Continue reading

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The forces reshaping social and political reality in Singapore

This commentary by Tessa Wong of the Straits Times addresses superbly yet succinctly some of the most important trends in the Singaporean society and body politic: how the Internet is exposing Singaporeans to worldwide influences, and giving them a platform to express themselves … Continue reading

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