A disturbing trend ….. The demanding generation or is it?

Askmelah’s Note: spoilt by the parents, live-in maids and the Government, the new generation of citizens are ever more outspoken and much more demanding than the earlier generations. From asking for University places as if it is their birth-right to

Haze level hits all-time high

Askmelah’s latest update (25 Jun 2013): The haze situation has vastly improved due to a change in wind direction and the sky has been clear for the last 4 days. Adatped from Todayonline  20 Jun 2013 Singapore air quality in

When wages fail to grow along with economy

Source: The Sunday Times, Jun 18, 2013 Stagnating incomes need to be tackled in earnest By Han Fook Kwang, Managing Editor, If wage increases here can be likened to a speeding car, Singaporeans were driving Ferraris all the way from

Parking woes in Singapore – Complicated traffic rules

You need a PHD not to flout parking rules in Singapore Double yellow line: No parking on this side of the road Single solid line: No parking on either side of the road Dashed (Broken) line: Can park at both

PAP vs WP Rally – What a contrast!

Big Contrast in General Election 2011 WP (Opposition Party) Rally – The massive turnout causing a massive traffic jam and the mobile network outage for all the three operators.     PAP Rally: Over at the PAP rally, the organiser

Sentosa Cove Pool Death

Askmelah’s Note: A rich bastard, a gold digger and a grieving parent – the lure of money ended in tragedy with mystery unsolved. Source: lifeisreallybeautiful.com When the verdict on his daughter’s death was read out yesterday at a Coroner’s Inquiry

Hail the new meritocracy

By Han Fook Kwang The Straits Times Tuesday, Apr 23, 2013 There’s a new vision and definition of meritocracy in Singapore, and they have a wonderful ring to them. When something as refreshing and with the potential to change comes

From boom, to blowing bubbles

TODAY file photo. By Devadas Krisnadas – Source: Todayonbline  15 April   Singapore’s property market has been framed as a success story. Prices have moved inexorably up since 2005 despite several rounds of cooling measures. The intervention of cooling measures

POSB Bank Code Branch Code Swift Code

For transferring of money (TT) into a POSB SINGAPORE BANK ACCOUNT from other Banks in Singapore or Transferring money into POSB Singapore Bank Account from overseas. Name of Account: (receiver’s full name as in Account) DBS BANK ADDRESS: 12 MARINA

Scaling beyond life’s limit

Askmelah’s Note: while I applaud Dr Lee’s conscientiousness and righteousness and her genuity in wanting to help Jacqueline Woo, I shudder to think some powerful politicians or tycoons will be able to influence decision makers much like what is happening