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 Imperial Japanese Army We've all been drilled from young through history textbooks that the Japanese Occupation was a Very Bad Thing, and some of us even have living relatives who lived through the dreadful Syonan years Old wounds were...

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

This article was first published on DollarsAndSense Of late, we have been hearing about how Singapore is becoming more and more expensive each year ECA International, a...

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

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

This article was first published on DollarsAndSensesg As a small economy that relies on global trade to thrive, Singapore needs to be able to adjust to technological...

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

Meet Lennard Every Sunday night, Lennard watches his favourite wrestling programme on TV Photo: Ong Chin Wah Lennard Ong is excited He turns on the TV and makes himself...

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

Explainer: Why HDB doesn’t allow flat owners to keep pet cats (and how to avoid evicted kitties)

Last Saturday, a Facebook user by the name of Alfredo Seow uploaded a snap of a letter sent by the Housing & Development Board (HDB) — it was a stern warning against keeping...

Explainer: Why HDB doesn’t allow flat owners to keep pet cats (and how to avoid evicted kitties)

35 and single? Here are the HDB housing options available for you

This article was first published on Dollars and Sense Prior to turning 35, most singles in Singapore would stay with their parents It could be due to the small size of our...

35 and single? Here are the HDB housing options available for you

The Beach is Closed: A cleanup worker tells us what it’s like clearing the oil spillage in Changi

Following yesterday’s report of oil spillage, I went down to Changi Beach, one of the many affected sites, to observe the beach-cleaning progress The time was 935am when...

The Beach is Closed: A cleanup worker tells us what it’s like clearing the oil spillage in Changi

We talked to local hairdressers about why Old Master Q comics are always available at hair salons

Artist Alfonso Wong, creator of the iconic Hong Kong comic Old Master Q, has died at the age of 92 Old Master Q Comics released a statement earlier this week saying that...

We talked to local hairdressers about why Old Master Q comics are always available at hair salons

Why banks are cutting jobs in Singapore, and why they’re unlikely to return

This article was first published on Dollars and Sense The Singapore economy is going through a tough time, especially in the labour market Going forward, many finance students...

Why banks are cutting jobs in Singapore, and why they’re unlikely to return

A Year in Review: Coconuts Singapore’s top stories of 2016

YAASS QUEEN These are the last couple of days till Christmas, and just another week or so to finish off 2016 We'll skip the part where people usually say it's been an unusually...

A Year in Review: Coconuts Singapore’s top stories of 2016