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Addiction To Good Life

In his recent speech in Parliament, NMP Dr Ben Tan highlighted 10 worrying trends in Singapore’s sports culture. He pointed out our declining fitness levels. He highlighted our obsession with medals, results and KPIs, but…


Happy Hours Only

Islandwide Limits on Public Drinking Proposed Headlines indeed. Now let’s sober up with some details on how our government is going about controlling alcohol consumption. According to Today: SINGAPORE — Following concerns raised in recent…


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Paris Shootings

I’m not very surprised that not many people here in Singapore are very concerned about the Paris shootings. They won’t happen here. While the tragic events do not have a direct impact on Singaporeans, there…


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Refuse to Behave: Subhas Anandan

Singapore’s best known criminal lawyer Subhas Anandan has died of heart failure. You can see a host of reactions from social media. Some went totally out of point and highlighted that even a man with…




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Back From Bromo

My apologies for the less frequent updates, I’ve already explained. Still, there are some burning socio-political issues on my mind and I’ll try to get back to them as soon as possible. My writeup on…


Author In Nepal

This is an announcement. The author will be in Nepal from 16th March 2014 to 23rd March 2014. To check out his updates from the Himalayas, please like Knapsack Treks on Facebook. Please note that…


Malaysian Airlines Tragedy

News of Anwar Ibrahim’s sodomy case can take a backseat now. A Malaysian Airlines flight carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew went missing off the Vietnamese coast this morning as it flew from Kuala Lumpur…


Gearing To Go

Followers of my blog may remember that my last documented holiday was a trip to Nepal in January 2012. I’m now eagerly counting down to my next Nepal trip starting 16th March, but there are…