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How I keep my utilities bill below $50 every month?

Several households in Singapore have been feeling squeezed by their rising utilities bill and cost of living in general. In this quarter alone, the 2nd phase of the 30% water price increase in Singapore has kicked in. Electricity tariffs increased by 1.50 cents per kWh and the gas tariff for households also increased for the third time in 2018 alone. Prior to our recent National Day Rally ...

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5 Leadership Lessons from Former EDB Chairman Philip Yeo – A Book Review

I recently finished a book I received as a gift for my 26th birthday from Gerald Giam titled “Neither Civil nor Servant: The Philip Yeo Story”. For those who don't know Philip Yeo Liat Kok is, he is one of Singapore’s most accomplished and controversial civil servants who contributed significantly to our military, economic and biomedical sectors. He led the Jurong Island project for the energy and ...

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Should we implement a minimum wage in Singapore?

The idea of a minimum wage in Singapore is a pretty controversial one. At present, a minimum wage is being implemented in some sectors under the Progressive Wage Model. This covers three industries: Cleaning, Security and Landscaping. There are still around 30,000 workers in Singapore who continue to earn less than $1000 a month in Singapore in other industries such as F&B, retail, hospitality and logistics. The low ...

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7 Reasons Why You Should Not Visit Thailand’s Tiger Temples

One of the key tourist attractions in Thailand is the "Tiger Temple" where people can visit to interact with tigers. The most famous tiger attractions of all is definitely the Wat Pha Luang Ta Bua. The temple is located just a couple of hours drive outside Bangkok in the Kanchanaburi province. However, there are other popular ones including Tiger Kingdom Phuket, Tiger Kingdom Chiang Mai and ...

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