Friday, 14 October 2016

October 14, 2016

Valentine's Day

Don’t know what to do for Valentine’s? 

Vincent Wong and Leanna Tan have tips for making your Valentine’s this year unforgettable, with ideas that’ll help ensure your V-Day doesn’t turn into D-Day.

October 14, 2016

What does your Zodiac say this Tigeriffic Year?

12 Horoscope Forecast for Year 2010


Your honeymoon period is over and numerous challenges lie ahead now. Lucky stars are nowhere in sight but a few unlucky ones put you under great pressure. Amid bad luck, you receive further attacks from the villainous stars and the real faces of some people are revealed as a result. Exercise tolerance and rewards will appear soon. Do stay composed and embrace the belief of “Everything can be solved”. Persevere to build a firm foundation so as to strive for success when good luck arrives in the coming year.

October 14, 2016

It’s Time For Halloween!

The time has finally come – a season of spooks, looks and goodies. Come 31st October, our streets will be trolling with monsters, fantastical characters, witches and ghouls of different variants. No stops will be left unpulled on this day. Dating its origins all the way back to Celtic Ireland, Halloween is a festival that signified the last day of the year that souls of the departed would be able to return to their former homes, thus releasing potentially evil spirits from the Otherworld.

October 14, 2016

Christmas: To spend or not to spend?

The Season of Giving
Lurking around the corner, waiting to pounce on all of us come 25th December is the season that many of us have been waiting for – Christmas! This jolly day commemorates the birth of Jesus Christ, the central figure of Christianity. Celebrated by many, even non-Christians, Christmas is a season that encompasses going to church, brightly lit Christmas trees, mistletoe, gift-exchanging, immaculate dressing and of course, grand days of feasting.

Friday, 23 September 2016

September 23, 2016

Technology: Your Mobile Life

In this modern age, technology allows for greater convenience than ever before – so much so that everything and anything can be accessed everywhere and anywhere. Board a train at any stop in Singapore and you'll be hard-pressed to find someone with his or her eyes not glued to a 3.5" to 10" screen, swiping and flipping away, keeping up to date with multi social media and news channels all at once. Technology has given us the luxury of greater accessibility and convenience has never been had before. Literally, technology’s omnipresence and widespread use has made it an integral part of daily life and a need for all. Keep up, or be left behind.

Thursday, 22 September 2016

September 22, 2016

August – The Way to Happiness

Even as there is no true scientific definition for happiness, which exists as a range of positive emotions, there is an estimate method of measuring it. The Happy Planet Index (HPI) measures how governments from around the world provide happy and sustainable lives for their people, based on three contributors: life expectancy, happiness and environmental sustainability.

September 22, 2016

The Parent’s Dilemma: to work or to play?

Defined as the age before normal schooling – usually the age of 5 – “early childhood” is a vital period for kids in forming their adult lives, as they grow up. Early childhood education involves the formal teaching of young children that is important in shaping their characters and values in life. But the question here is: should parents forfeit their kids’ carefree, play-centric childhood for a schedule packed tight with beneficial enrichment supplements?

September 22, 2016

Chinese Zodiacs in 2013

The Chinese Zodiac is a system with a 12-part cycle that corresponds to years, relating each year to an animal. The 12 animals in question are the rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, goat, monkey, rooster, dog and pig. To an extent, the Chinese therefore believe that each year’s ups and downs can be predicted from a person’s animal representation.

September 22, 2016

Reserved Seating

We hear horror stories of fights on public transport on the right to a seat. After all it was paid for. The fact is this: no one can force anyone, needy or not, to give up their seat, even the ‘Reserve Seats’. With that thought, are we as a nation socially developed enough to automatically give up our seats to those in need of them.