What’s The Point Of Becoming A Smart Nation?

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Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong spent a large segment of his National Day Rally speech elaborating on Smart Nation, which he described as “using IT comprehensively to create new jobs new business opportunities make our economy more productive make our lives more convenient and make this an outstanding city in which to live, work and play ST But with …

Here’s How Much It Costs To Put A Ring On It In Singapore

In Singapore, the road to happily ever after often begins with a ritual called wedding budgeting and planning, followed by a lot of intense emailing and Googling. It’s seen as a once-in-a-lifetime (for many) event, so many couples and their respective families do all they can for a grand feast and ceremony that they can …

International School Fee Survey 2017

The process of moving your family abroad for a new job or assignment holds many costs, both overt and hidden. One of the largest of these can be finding a new school for your children, especially if, like many expatriates, you are looking for an international school so that they can access the best quality of education possible in your new home.

4 Questions That Lee Hsien Loong Cannot Answer About Oxley Road

It’s already a couple of weeks plus since the Oxley Road affair broke, but it already feels like forever. While Singapore waits another week plus for the Parliament session on 3rd July 2017 (where Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong is supposed to answer questions from MPs regarding the 38 Oxley Road dispute), there are some …

The 7 Myths of Home Financing that prevents Singapore home owners from being richer

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You probably have some sort of reviews on your finances every so often. Of the numerous items that we look at, one of those closest to our hearts, and may often always be at the back of my minds as well, is our home sweet home, and the “dreadful” loan that is attached to it. …

Three Things More Expensive for Singapore Parents Than Milk Powder

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The cost of milk powder in Singapore has risen to a level even PAP MPs cannot endure. If you weren’t paying attention, the rise in milk powder prices has been hogging quite a few headlines. How expensive is Singapore milk powder? According to the Mandarin chart below, the price of milk powder in Singapore (#2) …

HP Enterprise’s Huge New Investment Into the Start Up Community Seeks to Create a New ‘Mini Silicon Valley’ in Singapore

Hewlett Packard has a long standing relationship with Singapore, dating back 40 years, and is about to upscale its investment in the country with ambitious plans to spend $140 million (USD) through its HP Enterprise division. As well as launching its new headquarters for the Asia, Pacific and Japan region in Singapore, HPE revealed a …