Tighter COVID-19 measures have led to Singapore shares reaching more than two-month low

Singapore shares

The tighter measures made known by the Ministry of Health (MOH) yesterday (14 May) probably came as a shock to many. However, it’s absolutely necessary in response to the spike in COVID-19 community cases recently. As we gear up to work from home, there are also daily and social routines to make adjustments to. In terms of investments, Singapore shares aren’t looking that good. With the latest restrictions announced, investors are reacting accordingly. Straits Times Index (STI) fell more than


Marriage & Family

Send your kids to these schools to groom them to be coding geniuses

a child coding on his laptop

Coding and programming for kids have seen an upward trend in recent years. In fact, since five years ago, primary and secondary schools have adopted the Code for Fun enrichment programme thanks to The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and the Ministry of Education (MOE). But now, preschools are starting to jump on the bandwagon with curriculums or enrichment lessons revolving around programming robots. Parents with children who suffer from FOMO may want to send their kids to these schools


Lifestyle, Lifestyle & Hobbies

Visit these places if you want to taste foods & beverages prepared by robots

Bionic Bar

Today (8 May) is the day where Singapore kickstarts its tighter COVID-19 measures in response to the pandemic. Gathering limits of five, partial closure of indoor fitness centres, and crowd control in various public areas are some of the rules that bring us back to phase 2. Folks who are treading cautiously and worried about the virus variants reported recently, how about placing your trust in robots to prepare your food? These are the places using robots as helping hands.


Personal Finance, Savings

Do these things to bring down your cost of living

a man holding on to his car key

The term “cost of living” can be translated as the money needed to uphold our current lifestyle habits. When finances are on a stretch, lowering the cost of living can weigh heavily on our minds. If you’re ready to hit the pause button on your spendings or make lifestyle changes because of a recent job loss or pay cut, that’s not impossible. Try doing these things to bring down your cost of living. Move to a smaller home Downgrading can


Business Solutions, Phones & Utilities

You can now send money to Thailand instantly via PayNow

PayNow to Thailand main banner

The pandemic has seen a fluctuating curve in terms of recovery, and no one knows exactly when we can cross borders to visit our loved ones overseas. Financially, it can be worrying too. Thanks to Singapore’s PayNow and Thailand’s PromptPay partnership, users can now transfer funds up to S$1,000 or THB25,000 daily across the two countries. All you need is just a mobile number. Real-time payment systems linkage The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Bank of Thailand (BOT)