SingPost debacle underscores the larger underlying problem of privatization

Over the past few weeks, SingPost has come under increasing scrutiny for failing to perform its core job. Not delivering parcels to the doorstep, leaving delivery notes without knocking, and even throwing letters away without delivering them. One or two isolated incidents can probably be attributed to individual staff misdemeanor, but a string of incidents … Continue reading “SingPost debacle underscores the larger underlying problem of privatization”

Man wants to sue parents for giving birth to him

An Indian man has decided to sue his parents for giving birth to him. Whaaat? Yes, this man, Raphael Samuel, claims that his parents did not ask him for permission to be born. Unbelievable? Watch the video: This act raises many questions, most prominently, WHO has ever given permission to be born? While I’m sure … Continue reading “Man wants to sue parents for giving birth to him”

Lunar New Year is a pain in the a**!

Lunar New Year is exhausting. The first 2 days, 初一 and 初二, are gazetted public holidays in Singapore, but more often than not, I find myself preferring to be chilling at home by myself, or back in the office. Things I appreciate about CNY Ang baos are always great, no matter the amount. Having to … Continue reading “Lunar New Year is a pain in the a**!”

Aloysius Pang – Is National Service the problem?

The recent death of local actor, Aloysius Pang, has led to renewed calls for National Service to be cut short or shut down. Some even called for those in leadership positions to be held accountable for their actions. This is frankly disappointing. Especially since some of these commenters are men who have gone through NS … Continue reading “Aloysius Pang – Is National Service the problem?”