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by Pal
Wed, 01 Jul 2020 5:17 pm
Forum: Articles
Topic: Helping others get through difficult times
Replies: 0
Views: 232

Helping others get through difficult times

OG1593594706helpMKmNV.jpg Stories of kind-hearted people setting aside time to volunteer to donate food to families in need, donating their Solidarity Budget funds to charities, supporting healthcare professionals, and extending kind gestures to deliverymen, have all made the rounds on social media...
by Pal
Thu, 25 Jun 2020 4:54 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: So which one of you tards got busted drinking at TAPS @ RQ
Replies: 33
Views: 3995

Re: So which one of you tards got busted drinking at TAPS @ RQ

PNGMK wrote:
Thu, 25 Jun 2020 4:36 pm
Defendants reported being harassed and asked judge to shutdown Singaporeexpats.com as a major source of information on them.
They really asked judge about this? You are kidding right? :o
by Pal
Wed, 24 Jun 2020 8:37 am
Forum: Latest News & Current Affairs
Topic: General Election - Coming Soon - 11th September
Replies: 252
Views: 40948

Re: General Election - Coming Soon - 11th September

Another 5 years, another General Election:
viewtopic.php?t=136041

Time flies ...
by Pal
Wed, 24 Jun 2020 6:42 am
Forum: Latest News & Current Affairs
Topic: Singapore General Election 2020
Replies: 1
Views: 328

Singapore General Election 2020

singapore-1429001_1920.jpg Singapore will go to poll on 10 July 2020. PM decided to call the general election now, parliament officially dissolved. Looks like the government is very confident this time of a good mandate after handing out billions to support the population in the midst of the Covid1...
by Pal
Wed, 17 Jun 2020 1:56 pm
Forum: Articles
Topic: Increasing WFH productivity
Replies: 0
Views: 436

Increasing WFH productivity

OG1592372950wfhOBwKL.jpg Depending on who you ask, working from home, commonly referred to by the handy acronym WFH in the Singapore context, is a polarising issue for many working adults. While many parents bemoan their inability to work as efficiently as they would normally have done in the offic...
by Pal
Tue, 16 Jun 2020 8:05 am
Forum: Property Talk, Housing & Rental
Topic: New Freehold condo launch - Forett at Bukit Timah
Replies: 0
Views: 195

New Freehold condo launch - Forett at Bukit Timah

ogimage.jpg Forett at Bukit Timah, an upcoming 633-unit FREEHOLD condominium will be launched for sale in the exclusive residential enclave along Toh Tuck Road. It is located on the site of the former Goodluck Garden which spans a massive 360,000 sqft of freehold land in District 21 of Singapore wh...
by Pal
Fri, 12 Jun 2020 6:50 pm
Forum: Articles
Topic: Connecting with Others in Isolation
Replies: 0
Views: 361

Connecting with Others in Isolation

OG1591958862man445178_1920cmTWA.jpg In challenging times, a sense of community can provide us with much needed support and encouragement. Unfortunately, even though countries around the world are starting to display signs of cautious optimism by ending lockdowns and allowing businesses to re-open, ...
by Pal
Thu, 04 Jun 2020 2:03 pm
Forum: Articles
Topic: Helping vulnerable groups to cope with social isolation
Replies: 0
Views: 546

Helping vulnerable groups to cope with social isolation

OG1591250445retouching2572963_1920Qyhkp.jpg While some may feel distanced from loved ones as a result of the nationwide lockdown, others have taken it as an opportunity to strengthen their relationships with their housemates, be they friends or family. Yet for some people, the lockdown has only mad...
by Pal
Sun, 24 May 2020 11:21 am
Forum: Articles
Topic: Going Digital in the Time of COVID-19
Replies: 0
Views: 425

Going Digital in the Time of COVID-19

WM2A3780-1075.jpg While the more introverted among us may have long been prepared to live in quasi-isolation, many others have been caught on the back foot when the coronavirus pandemic swept across the world and left country after country in lockdown. Not all small local businesses had planned for...
by Pal
Thu, 21 May 2020 1:17 am
Forum: Articles
Topic: Social Distancing Measures in Singapore
Replies: 0
Views: 364

Social Distancing Measures in Singapore

1589994776parting3245545_1920koIaH.jpg In a bid to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, countries around the world have ramped up social distancing measures. Social distancing, also known as safe distancing in Singapore, involves maintaining greater physical space between oneself and others. T...
by Pal
Fri, 15 May 2020 8:41 pm
Forum: Cars & Motorcycles
Topic: Which is your preference from Automatic And Manual cars
Replies: 16
Views: 7239

Re: Which is your preference from Automatic And Manual cars

There are pros and cons of auto VS manual.

Auto
+ Leisure drive
+ In traffic jams

Manual
+ Driving engagement
+ Feel each and every gear
+ Overall satisfaction

I miss driving a manual car!
by Pal
Fri, 15 May 2020 1:02 pm
Forum: Articles
Topic: Lockdown essentials in Singapore
Replies: 3
Views: 440

Lockdown essentials in Singapore

1589518645homeoffice5000278_1920YDNKA.jpg With the stark increase in COVID-19 cases in Singapore in recent days, PM Lee Hsien Loong announced on 21 April 2020 that the ‘circuit breaker’ period in Singapore would be extended to 1 June and that measures would be tightened further. Hair salons, confec...
by Pal
Tue, 12 May 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: Parenting, Family & Schools
Topic: ISS International School Singapore
Replies: 0
Views: 15473

ISS International School Singapore

iss-logo2.png ISS International School (ISS) is the longest established International Baccalaureate (IB) Continuum School in Singapore. A not-for-profit school that has been serving the Singapore’s expatriate community for four decades. ISS nurtures and empowers students to realise their full poten...
by Pal
Sat, 02 May 2020 8:08 pm
Forum: Articles
Topic: Government support for individuals impacted by COVID-19
Replies: 1
Views: 590

Government support for individuals impacted by COVID-19

1588421033virus4931227_1920sGyNg.jpg In order to provide support to business owners as well as the self-employed, the government has announced a slew of measures to help them stay afloat during these difficult times. Jobs Support Scheme Previously, as part of the Resilience Budget, the Jobs Support...
by Pal
Mon, 27 Apr 2020 3:22 pm
Forum: Articles
Topic: Government support for industries impacted by COVID-19
Replies: 0
Views: 428

Government support for industries impacted by COVID-19

1587971792singaporeEYUwN.jpg Since COVID-19 landed on Singapore’s shores, numerous local enterprises and industries have felt its impact. For a country that depends heavily on trade and tourism, the global slowdown and absence of tourists have hit businesses hard. Industries that have been the most...

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