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Amobee Adds New Dimension to Mobile Ads With PULSE 3D

Industry’s Only Real-time, High Fidelity 3D Mobile Ads Bring Products Out of the Showcase and Into Users’ Hands   REDWOOD CITY, CA and SINGAPORE, September 18, 2013 – Amobee, the company defining digital advertising, today announced the next generation of its ground...

A kinder, gentler South China Morning Post

William Zheng Wei, a former Singapore Press Holdings business editor, has been named the chief editor of the South China Morning Post's new Chinese-language Web site. His mandate? Don't carry anything controversial. Zheng's appointment was announced on Monday in an...

MAS Tightens Unsecured Loans: How It Will Affect You?

Do you enjoy being in piles of debt? Does your definition of “a good time” involve rolling around in unpaid bills, like some kind of reverse Scrooge McDuck? No? Well a significant number of you must be lying, because...

Minding the gap

By Chanel Morgan Prospects for the lowest income earners in Singapore look to be getting even tougher. Without an official poverty line, and being the third richest country in the world, shouldn’t we strive to be a more charitable nation? Our country is...

Should You Buy the Biggest Flat You Can Get?

Yeah, I know we covered this topic before. But it was before all the big changes we've seen, so that old guide's now as useful as a car manual from the time of The Flintstones. And since some of...

How Singapore’s Latest HDB Cooling Measures Affect You

Affordable housing is a big ticket issue right now. And when our government tackles a problem, they do it with a uniquely Singaporean slant: That is, the unshakeable conviction that anything worth doing is worth overdoing. Enter the latest...

SingTel subsidiary buys US startup

Amobee, the mobile advertising company bought by SingTel for $321 million last year, has bought Gradient X, a young Los Angeles-based developer of a real-time bidding platform for mobile ads, which has just come out of beta. The undisclosed sale price...

African economy on the rise

By Gabriel Yap Africa has posted economic growth of 5% per annum over the past five years. A figure forecast by the IMF to increase to 5.5% this year and 6% in 2014.  It seems that the Eurozone crisis or...

Medisave, Adrian Tan and luck

Ordinary Singaporean Adrian Tan, 52, has questions for Leong Sze Hian on the proposed changes to health-care financing: What are the proposed changes in Medisave? Allow Medisave money to be used for more treatments, especially for the elderly, such as for...

Immigration — then and now

P Francis, who emigrated from Singapore to Australia in 1990, reflects on his early years as an immigrant and what awaits new arrivals now. IMMIGRATION is a hot topic today, especially in Australia, as the federal elections are on the...
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Grab driver says he earned over $5,200 in a week during CNY, netizens speculate he likely drove over 15 hours a day

SINGAPORE: A Facebook post about a Grab driver who says he made a whopping $5,227.82 in just one short week. The Grab Driver’s Statement was...

Piles of rubbish at Jurong West leaves netizen speechless, both loose and packed in bags scattered across various places

SINGAPORE: It’s entirely reasonable to expect areas where we eat to be kept clean, and can be quite distressing when they’re not. One netizen who...

Rats in Singapore Zoo seen to be gasping for air, animal welfare group expresses concern

SINGAPORE: “PSA, MORE AIR HOLES NEEDED FOR YOUR RATS,” Hamster Society Singapore appealed to Mandai Wildlife Reserve in an Instagram post, along with a...

OPINION | How do you deal with getting screwed by your employer, who cuts off your only source of income?

Now that the first few days of Chinese New Year have ended, it's time to address the taboo topic of getting screwed. Like it...

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