I invited Wang Yan, a beautician friend from Hainan Island to my house for dinner yesterday. She shared with me and my wife the importance of brushing our hair… with a wide toothed comb. She said brushing our hair should be our number one hair routine daily. We will keep […]
Yvette Chow, a 16 years old student intern from St Joseph’s Institution International, spent one week internship at Blue Ocean Systems from 17-21 June 2013 during her mid-year school holidays. She got first hand experience attending project discussions, webinar, participating in sales presentation and customer demonstration, and writing meeting notes. […]
National Service is a part of Singapore identity. Since Singapore began citizen conscription in 1967, NS has become ‘a universal rite of passage for every male citizen’, no matter what their race, religion or social background. Everyone stands on an equal footing. We live, eat and train together. We overcome […]
We could learn a lot from crayons. Some are sharp, some are pretty and some are dull. Some have weird names and all are different colors – but they all have to live in the same box.
I heard about One-Eye Dragon syndrome from PM’s National Day Rally speech. Basically it means seeing only the negatives, quick to criticize, like to complain, but slow to notice positives, ignore good actions and forget to count your blessings.
Economic data released in US, Europe and China are nothing but disappointing. This slew of figures presented a glim reading on the state of the world’s economy. US economy in May added the fewest jobs in a year. The jobless rate rose unexpectedly – giving further evidence that the much […]
Let us take some time today to honour our mothers and grandmothers. God’s Word speaks highly of mothers who raise children and guide their families in a righteous manner. We read in Proverbs 31 how a virtuous and godly wife and mother is honoured by their husband and her children. […]
As usual, I woke up early this morning and the first thing I did was to have my cup of hot black coffee and my Sunday Times in front of me. I was attracted to a page with a main heading “US could slip into new recession”. Another heading reads […]
Today’s headline in The Sunday Times read “Tharman warns of sluggish global economy“. This warning was no surprise to me. Few days earlier, I blogged on Global Economy Likely To Slow For The Rest Of The Year. A spade is a spade. Personally, I heeded the warning that Singaporeans should […]
Yesterday, I read from Channel News Asia that Singapore’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) barely grew by 0.5% compared with the same period last year, down from 9.3% growth achieved in Q1. In fact, the economy contracted 7.8% compared with Q1. This prompted many economists to warn of a bumpy ride for the […]