Daily Archives: 2019-03-04

The politics of fear versus the power of persistence

by James Leong In what’s starting to look like a trend of venue organisers pulling the rug from under a Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) event, about 200 people showed up at a hotel ballroom last weekend. Expecting an undercurrent of tension, I felt something different in the air that afternoon. I wondered whether it was the rare use of professional props, slides …

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SGX should scrutinise all IPO and Listing company’s applications

by Tan Kwong Moh The troubles of Hyflux have been widely reported in mainstream media. Hyflux may be delisted if it can’t solve its debts, and the thirty over thousands shareholders will be losing their hard-earned money.  So, I would like to share my view and experience on the SGX listed companies which were delisted, sink in huge debts, or facing financial …

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Fix diabetes now

by Dr. Aesculapius 500 thousand patients in Singapore being treated for Type 2 diabetes. 99.9% are being treated through pharmaceuticals that only only go so far to treat the symptoms but not address the disease itself. Patients are neither being given vital information nor given the choice for metabolic surgery which is an effective treatment for Type 2 Diabetes. The …

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SPF “deliberately mischaracterised” photo taken outside State Courts, mainstream media reports convey erroneous information regarding investigation: Jolovan Wham

Following the reports of mainstream news outlets regarding the Singapore Police Force (SPF)’s recent investigation into a photograph of civil rights activist Jolovan Wham taken outside the State Courts last Dec, Mr Wham himself suggested that the reports have conveyed allegedly erroneous and “misleading” information regarding the purpose and nature of the investigation. The photograph in question, dated 13 Dec, …

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Five tips for homeowners for the 2019 housing market

by ValueChampion It is wise for current and future homeowners to be cognisant of trends in the housing market if they are planning to buy a new home or sell an existing one. Here, we highlight some key factors to be aware of in 2019. After a sharp uptick in private property prices, Singapore’s government introduced cooling measures in July of …

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Demystifying Grab subscription plans with numbers: Complete guide to picking best one for you

by ValueChampion Instead of just regurgitating information on Grab’s own website, we crunched the numbers to see how different consumers can maximise the savings from Grab’s new subscription offerings depending on their individual needs and spending habits. Grab’s new subscription plans have been making headlines everywhere, and at first glance they seem to be all quite valuable. Costing anywhere from S$7.99 …

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