Tag: Kumaran Pillai

Inundated tracks reveal cracks in our transport system

By Kumaran Pillai Trains were disrupted for the umpteenth time this year, this time, for rain waters flooding the train tracks between Ang Mo Kio...

Cashless in Singapore

by Kumaran Pillai Temp staffs run out of cash a week before payday and employers need to advance salary so that they’ll have enough cash...

Train Delays, Commuters Khaw-Beh-Khaw-Boo

By Kumaran Pillai There was much ado about our transport system that it almost felt like we were watching reality TV yesterday. And it’s not...

$150,000 boost for Chiam See Tong Sports Foundation

The Chiam See Tong Sports Foundation has raised more than $150,000 at its inaugural fund-raising Charity Gala dinner held at the Fort Canning Hotel...

Lexicon: What is a compliant judiciary?

By Kumaran Pillai It is probably the most problematic words in Singapore and any attempt to decipher its meaning will be just as problematic. If...

WP rapped for fiduciary breaches, opposition close ranks

By Kumaran Pillai In a strange twist of fate, the independent panel appointed by Workers’ Party is charging WP councillors, Low Thia Khiang, Sylvia Lim...

Like how we predicted! Halimah Yacob, our 3rd Indian President and 2nd from the...

By Kumaran Pillai Like how we predicted! Even a good striker like Tan Cheng Bock can miss the net with the ever shifting of the presidential...

TISG: There’s a new change

Dear Readers, Much thanks! We owe you a big "pat on the back!" We've grown from strength to strength the last 12 months and at our...

Free trade and protectionism – how much does it benefit small and medium enterprises?

By: Kumaran Pillai Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) were all the rage at conference held by the Singapore Business Federation, where one speaker after another spoke...

Startup Accelerators facing existential crises in Singapore

By: Kumaran Pillai News of JFDI shutting down their accelerator unit reverberated at Ayer Rajah this week. The cynics were quick to say the startup...
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