Friday, 7 November 2014

Singapore students pay for help to apply to top universities

Consultants prepare them to gain an edge in tough admissions process

Thursday, 6 November 2014

10 Hidden Bars in Singapore So Secret You Won't Believe They Exist


Power-less SGX halts markets for hours

Frustrated traders stared at blank screens for at least three hours on Wednesday afternoon as a power outage shut down the Singapore Exchange’s (SGX) securities and derivatives trading systems, one of the biggest market disruptions in recent years.

Wednesday, 5 November 2014

Museum even more disturbing than Yasukuni Shrine

While international attention has been focused on visits to Yasukuni Shrine by Japanese leaders, the museum is really more worrying. It draws attention to the lack of recognition in Japan of the Japanese role in World War II.

Black Listed Shops at Sim Lim Square

1. Mobile Air at 01-41
2. Mobile22 at 01-42
3. Mobile Apps at 01-50
4. Cyber Maestro at 02-77
5. Gadget Terminal at 02-80
6. Camera Talk at 02-91
7. Mobile Planet at 01-41

Monday, 3 November 2014

Haruki Murakami says Japan ignoring WWII, Fukushima role

Japanese writer Haruki Murakami has chided his country for shirking responsibility for its World War II aggression and the Fukushima nuclear disaster in an interview published Monday.

US defender of Japan’s past makes dubious claims about bullying

Ikuyo Toyota says Japanese kids in California are being bullied because of history, but neither she nor any of the alleged victims can be found

Time for South Korea to face up to ugly obsession with plastic surgery

Backlash hits booming market as complaints of dodgy doctors and botched procedures double