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KF Seetoh on plastic bag charge in supermarkets: ‘Just ban plastic bags & styrofoam… not everything can be cured by punishing the wallet’

SINGAPORE — In response to a Bill in Parliament to make a plastic bag charge at supermarkets compulsory, food guru KF Seetoh wrote, “Just ban plastic bags and styrofoam will ya.” The Makansutra founder added in a Facebook post on...

Maid wants to tag along for employer’s family holiday, but too expensive for employer to afford, asks what they can do to convince her

SINGAPORE — A foreign domestic worker made her employer reach out to netizens on social media for advice after she tried to join their family holiday. The employer wrote that because of the cost of flights and accommodation –...

Morning Digest, Feb 8

Staff who says he’s working in ‘toxic work culture’ asks if ‘6 months too soon to quit job?’   SINGAPORE — A staff who says he has been working in a government agency only for six months was “crowdsourcing reality checks...

Stories you might’ve missed, Feb 7

Maid insists going on holiday with her employer, says she’s scared to stay alone in their HDB   SINGAPORE — A foreign domestic helper tried to insist that her employers bring her along on their holiday citing that she would be...

Netizen asks ‘is it true that kids are harder to take care nowadays compared to gen x/y when they were kids?’

SINGAPORE — A local Reddit user commented that he had heard from his friends that it was difficult to feed their children, “like they literally have to beg them to eat or cooperate with anything at all.” u/grampa55 went on...

Singaporean woman living in the US but lost her job asks ‘Would you pick SG or US to raise a child?’

SINGAPORE — A Singaporean woman living in the United States recently lost her job. She’s been thinking about moving back to Singapore since she became a mum and asked Reddit users on Sunday (Feb 5) whether they would choose...

Staff who says he’s working in ‘toxic work culture’ asks if ‘6 months too soon to quit job?’

SINGAPORE — A staff who says he has been working in a government agency only for six months was “crowdsourcing reality checks and words of wisdom” on r/askSingapore on Monday (Feb 6). He wondered if it was too soon...

PM Lee hopes more young people will get involved in activities & programmes and give back to the community

SINGAPORE — In a recent celebratory post, Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong shared his hopes for the youth of Singapore, saying it is his desire that they widen their circles and give back to the Singaporean community. Mr Lee,...

WP MP Louis Chua on Singapore’s housing issues: ‘Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results’

SINGAPORE — In the debate on the HDB motions in Parliament on Monday (Feb 6), Workers’ Party MP Louis Chua underlined the serious demand-supply imbalance in Singapore’s housing market at present, asking that the Government address the shortfall by...

In Parliament: Jamus Lim says house prices are too high; ‘reboot’ that offers more choices needed

SINGAPORE — In Parliament on Monday (Feb 6), as motions were discussed regarding public housing, Workers’ Party MP Jamus Lim argued that house prices in Singapore have become too high. “Newspaper reports that point to record highs in property...
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KF Seetoh on plastic bag charge in supermarkets: ‘Just ban plastic bags & styrofoam… not everything can be cured by punishing the wallet’

SINGAPORE — In response to a Bill in Parliament to make a plastic bag charge at supermarkets compulsory, food...
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Maid wants to tag along for employer’s family holiday, but too expensive for employer to afford, asks what they can do to convince her

SINGAPORE — A foreign domestic worker made her employer reach out to netizens on social media for advice after she tried to join their...

Types of Insurance Plans in Singapore and Which Ones You Should Get First as a Young Adult

Insurance is one of the key aspects of personal finance. Getting the right type of insurance can not only protect us but also ensure...

Morning Digest, Feb 8

Staff who says he’s working in ‘toxic work culture’ asks if ‘6 months too soon to quit job?’   SINGAPORE — A staff who says he...

Here’s what happened with Bray Wyatt and The Bloodline after WWE SmackDown went off the air

The Bloodline and Bray Wyatt competed in two back-to-back matches following the conclusion of the most recent episode of WWE SmackDown. Sami Zayn attacked Roman...

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