Ticket scalpers: How a broken system makes losers of artists and fans

This story was first published on Dollars and Sense The recent outrage over scalpers of Ed Sheeran tickets were the perfect convergence of things that set Singaporeans off – high prices, unjust exploitation, and the Singapore Sports Hub. Ticket scalping is acquisition of tickets with the intention of profiting from the subsequent sale, hopefully for a huge markup.

A Tale of Pirate Taxis: Why government regulations won’t help enterprising companies innovate

This article was first published on Libertarian Society Singapore Story by Davin Chee   Here’s something that you might’ve missed if you haven’t been...

A Tale of Pirate Taxis: Why government regulations won’t help enterprising companies innovate

Faves Asia founder Sky Lim: “We believe our talents did their best in acting for the video”

Over the past couple of days, a lot of things have been said about the state of Singapore’s influencer industry — it’s an issue that’s been pushed to the...

Faves Asia founder Sky Lim: “We believe our talents did their best in acting for the video”

Meet Singapore’s doll collector: The man living in a Barbie world with more than 9,000 dolls

Video and story: Fraser Morton Photography: Eszter Papp Jian Yang is passionate about collecting Barbie dolls, and has been since he was a kid. Now in his late 30s, he has amassed...

Meet Singapore’s doll collector: The man living in a Barbie world with more than 9,000 dolls

Are Singapore’s taxi companies ganging up against local commuters?

This article first appeared on Dollars and Sense At the beginning of March, several taxi companies applied to the Public Transport Council (PTC) to introduce “surge pricing”...

Are Singapore’s taxi companies ganging up against local commuters?

Lions Among Us: Singapore’s fuzzy Furries tell all

Story by Juliette Yu-Ming Lizeray; Editing by Benita Lee, Ilyas Sholihyn   Circle of life It’s just another quiet Wednesday night. Two lovebirds stroll arm-in-arm along the...

Lions Among Us: Singapore’s fuzzy Furries tell all

Explainer: The big hullabaloo over the naming of Syonan Gallery

70 years on since the events of World War 2, Singaporeans in general have pretty much adopted a “forgiven, but not forgotten” mentality for the war crimes inflicted by the...

Explainer: The big hullabaloo over the naming of Syonan Gallery

How much would it cost to live in Singapore in 2050?

Will chicken rice cost us $9.16 in

How much would it cost to live in Singapore in 2050?

4 job sectors In Singapore that could be in for a difficult 2017

Have friends working in these sectors? Best not to talk too much about their jobs with them anytime

4 job sectors In Singapore that could be in for a difficult 2017

In Bloom: How Edible Garden City is turning Marina Bay Sands’ coffee waste into sustainable gold

Like the mushrooms they produce, this movement survived the odds to become the country's foremost sustainability

In Bloom: How Edible Garden City is turning Marina Bay Sands’ coffee waste into sustainable gold

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