Category Archives: Social Issues

Towards Zero Waste Nation

This National Environment Agency (NEA) initiative – Towards Zero Waste Nation – is a step in the right direction. Government grants are available to support ground-up initiatives that drive waste reduction and recycling in any of the three key waste … Continue reading

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Uniquely Singapore Phenomena

When come to eating at Foodcourt in Singapore during peak period like lunch, most Singaporeans have a way to secure a seat before going to order their meals. The most common item left on the table is usually a small … Continue reading

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Going Cashless is Not so smooth-sailing

I always have my doubts that Singapore can truly go cashless. Take the case of payments at Point of Sale (POS) for food establishments and hawker centres. I know that much have been done to improve the infrastructure to allow … Continue reading

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Be considerate for the next person

I have to be honest here. There are many bad habits of some people in Singapore. The other day I was using the male toilet in the MacRitchie Reservoir. The toilet bowl had so much toilet papers and it was … Continue reading

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What if we were to live to 100 years old?

A frightening thought? With modern medicines and medical technologies, this idea is not farfetched. The average life expectancy for Singapore was 84.8 years in 2017. Life expectancy is moving up instead of going down over the decades. There is a … Continue reading

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Using DBS PayLah! for ComfortDelgro Taxi ride incurs administration fee

PayLah! is an electronic wallet of DBS. I used PayLah! to pay for my recent taxi ride on a ComfortDelgro taxi from Airport. This method of e-payment charged me 30 cents of administration fee (inclusive of GST). Had I known … Continue reading

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Could our hearts be full of love?

As we read the news each day, one is bound to come across unpleasant news of people hating each other and angry with each other. People hate others for taking away their jobs. Nationalistic behaviour has come to the fore … Continue reading

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