Singaporean girl explains why she prefers Malaysian dudes

I am an average Singaporean girl-next-door and after being in a dating scene for a while, I realized that Singaporean guys cannot compare to Malaysian guys. Even though Singaporean guys are generally more well-groomed, they still lack the confidence to carry themselves well. They are also more sheltered, dependent and like to hide behind their … Continue reading Singaporean girl explains why she prefers Malaysian dudes

COVID-19 updates from India, Iran and Singapore

Noted Indian Scholar, Leading Expert on Russia Dies of Coronavirus at 68 Professor Hari Vasudevan, who died on Saturday night, was involved in projects on Indo-Russian relations and the Radiating Globalities project initiated by Gayatri Spivak of Columbia University (New York). At Observer Research Foundation (ORF), he was evaluating the overlap between the Look East … Continue reading COVID-19 updates from India, Iran and Singapore

Latest coronavirus updates from Singapore and Ukraine

Singapore medics have started giving remdesivir, an anti-viral drug originally developed to treat Ebola, to coronavirus patients as part of clinical trials, Dr Shawn Vasoo, the clinical director at the country’s National Centre for Infectious Diseases, told the CNA channel. According to Vasoo, those patients who have agreed to take part in the clinical trials … Continue reading Latest coronavirus updates from Singapore and Ukraine

Rape suspect poos in court to postpone trial

A 49-year-old rape suspect, who defecated in court, smeared his faeces on his shirt and spoke incoherently last week, pulled a new move on Monday (Jan 20) in a bid to push back his trial. This time, part-time deliveryman Isham Kayubi told the court in Singapore that he had just regained his memory, has “a lot … Continue reading Rape suspect poos in court to postpone trial

Update on Elvin Ng and Romeo Tan’s accident

Famous actors Elvin Ng and Romeo Tan, who traveled to Taipei to promote their latest drama, All Is Well, were involved in a car accident on Aug 29. The accident, which took place at around 7pm, saw their MPV taxi being rear-ended by a coach bus. In a telephone interview granted few hours after the accident, Elvin and … Continue reading Update on Elvin Ng and Romeo Tan’s accident

Should recruiters discriminate against competent HIV-positive employees?

Two years ago, when John (not his real name) revealed to the F&B company he was working for that he had the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), he was terminated the very next day, via text message. The grounds for termination: That he was not honest in declaring his health status when applying for the job, … Continue reading Should recruiters discriminate against competent HIV-positive employees?

Trump and Kim Jong Un to hold another summit in February 2019

Donald Trump will hold a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un near the end of February, the White House has announced. U. S. President Donald Trump shakes hands with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un during their first meetings at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island in Singapore on 12 June, 2018. Mandatory Credit: … Continue reading Trump and Kim Jong Un to hold another summit in February 2019

How wealthy Singaporeans see the U.S.-China trade war

    Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has warned that the trade war between the US and China could impact the growth of the affluent city-state. Image: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong In his New Year’s message, Lee expressed that the trade tensions between the two major superpowers could force others to pick sides. … Continue reading How wealthy Singaporeans see the U.S.-China trade war

Top 10 ‘most generous’ countries in 2018

  A new survey conducted by a Washington-based management consulting company, Gallup, found that Indonesia, Singapore and Burma (Myanmar) are among the top 10 most generous countries in the world based on their likeliness to donate money or volunteer for a humane cause. Gallup, which recently released it World’s Most Generous Countries Report 2018 found that Indonesia … Continue reading Top 10 ‘most generous’ countries in 2018

Harvard-successful Statement of Purpose (SOP)

  My Background: I come from a family of teachers. My earliest memories include sitting at the dining table, helping my mum and grandmother place stickers on students work. Whilst I enjoyed being the official “sticker,” I remember thinking I never wanted to be a teacher because it seemed like hard work. The piles of … Continue reading Harvard-successful Statement of Purpose (SOP)