Daily Archives: 2017-07-19

Renting and driving for Uber: How much do you need to work to break even?

by ValuePenguin.sg Everyone knows how expensive it is to own a car in Singapore. To get around these high prices ranging from S$100,000 and above, some savvy consumers have been resorting to renting from Uber and driving them for few hours a day to make up for the expenses. It is said that some people drive 4 hours a day for 6 days a …

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The Refugee Opportunity

by Robin Low The plight of refugees is something that many Singaporeans don’t think about. The stance of “We can’t afford having them here” has been ingrained in many people, and many don’t even want to be in a discussion when you utter the word refugee. “We don’t want to create a Palestinian situation. We cannot afford a population of …

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Singapore voids marriage of trans woman and her wife

by OutRight Action International As The Straits Times has reported on July 18th, the Registry of Marriages (“the Registry”) has voided the marriage of a transgender woman and her partner in an unprecedented case in Singapore condemned by OutRight Action International. Known as FK and BS, the couple were married in October 2015 while FK was still designated as male under Singaporean law. …

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