Business & Economy

Simple Ways To Increase The Value Of Your Home Before Selling It

Looking to sell your home? No matter whether you’re nearing the end of your Minimum Occupancy Period (MOP) or just upgrading to a bigger home, you’d want to raise the selling price of your current property. After all, a higher...

Trust Bank and Other Savings Accounts With At Least 2.5% p.a. Interest

A collaboration between Standard Chartered Bank and NTUC FairPrice, Trust Bank is a newly launched bank that offers a savings account, debit card, credit card and personal accident insurance. Its main selling point is centred on helping consumers save, either...

Esg Investments and the Future of Investing

The world is undergoing a steady yet deadly change at the moment. The environment is changing due to the ever-growing threat of climate change. 4 out of 5 Singaporeans acknowledge that they deeply care for the environment and about...

How to Pick Dividend Stocks For Your Portfolio

Dividend investing can be a good investment strategy and a near-effortless way to earn passive income. For instance, a S$10,000 investment in a stock with a 5% dividend yield will give you S$500 in annual dividend income without you having...

S’pore’s increasing appetite for plant-based meat isn’t just about preference anymore, it’s also about saving the planet

Plant-based meat options are not a new concept. Food scientists from as early as the 19th century have been trying to use different protein-rich vegan ingredients like soy, peanuts, and wheat in items like burgers to satisfy vegans. Today’s vegan...

Netizen asks if prices are actually lower during Lazada’s 11.11 sale; regular customers share their experience

A local Reddit user asked “Lazada 11.11: Do they actually decrease prices? What's your experience?” on Tuesday (Nov 8). Lazada 11.11 is the site’s biggest one-day sale, with many deals and discounts advertised that are reported to mean a lot...

Is Singapore Property Market Slowing Down?

In a flash estimate done by the URA, prices of private residential properties have increased by 3.8% in Q3 of 2022. This is in contrast to a 3.2% increase in Q2 and a 0.7% increase in Q1 2022. Public...

Lockdowns in China mean no more iPhones?

  Recent covid-19 lockdowns in China forced the world’s biggest iPhone plant to shut down. Thus, Apple has advised phone buyers to expect delays in getting their ordered products. Manned and operated by Foxconn, the factory, is operating at “significantly reduced...

Jamus Lim gets people’s backing in push back on GST hike

Opposition Member of Parliament Jamus Lim recently countered the Singaporean government's move to raise the Goods and Services Tax (GST) by one per cent come 2023, and Singaporeans are backing him given the current economic situation in Singapore. In recent...

Buying a Resale Flat in Singapore? Here are 6 Things You Need to Check

Even within a backdrop of constant releases of new Build-to-Order (BTO) flats, HDB resale flats remain a popular option for many homeowners. And with upcoming BTO flats being delayed up to a year because of pandemic-induced supply chain disruptions, demand...
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Lawrence Wong shares acting tip when running a fever — says cling wrap your entire body

Lawrence Wong, a 34-year-old Singaporean actor, shared a very unusual acting tip in one of his recent Instagram posts. The actor posted a picture, particularly...

No club but Ronaldo tops scoring tally

YOU cannot beat sheer class. He’s simply hailed as a “phenomenon”. Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo, even without a club, hit the headlines as the first...

“I hear it’s in the 6 digits!” Netizen asks Singaporeans how much they spend on home renovations, some say more than 100k

An online user has asked Singaporeans how much they spend on home renovations. The individual made a comparison between past and present costs to...

Tackling deliberate time wastages

WASTING time when you’re holding the lead has always been a football tradition, right from the grassroots, more so at this World Cup in...

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