Travel & Entertainment

Singapore – Hong Kong travel bubble to launch on November 22; air fares cost almost twice as much

You can soon travel to Hong Kong  Singaporeans will soon be able to travel to Hong Kong for leisure. This comes after Minister for Transport, Mr Ong Ye Kung, announced the launch of bilateral air travel bubble between Singapore and Hong Kong. According to Mr Ong, travellers from both cities can travel without quarantine, stay-home notices or controlled itineraries. However, travellers must take a pre-departure Covid-19 polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test within 72 hours before departure, and must obtain a negative

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Lifestyle

Important Things To Know About The TraceTogether Token

TraceTogether is a digital system, which the Singaporean Government had implemented to allow for better contact tracing in response to the effects of the pandemic in the country. The system was originally designed as an app and was later supplemented by a physical token due to the low-usage of the TraceTogether app. October 26 (Monday) marked the start of the mandatory use of TraceTogether app or token at all Singapore cinemas. Venues with activities that involve larger groups of people

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Dining

Phase 2: Bubble tea stores can be reopened on 19 June 20

You can finally have your BBTs After two long months of wait, Singapore is currently moving to Phase 2 of reopening this Friday 1 Jun. Under phase 2, retail and food and beverage (F&B) dine-in will be allowed to reopen with safe distancing measures in place. While it didn’t specifically mentioned about stores that retails predominantly beverages, packaged snacks and desserts, a check on the Go Business site by the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) shows the list of permitted services

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Lifestyle & Hobbies

How To Avoid These Common Mishaps

The Circuit Breaker period is almost over! With merely two weeks left, many Singaporeans are prepared to get back to their previous routines. Going back to the “outside world” can bring some irrational and unpleasant fears for us urban-dwellers. What will happen if you forgot your mask at home? What if you stumbled through an open manhole? Who do you ask for help if you tripped along the stairs? This list compiled some of the most common intrusive thoughts, which

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Tax & Estate Planning

What On Earth Is A Fiduciary?

DEFINE Recently, my significant other opened the idea of discussing about whether it is worth getting a fiduciary and a financial adviser. I focused on the former. A fiduciary’s duties and responsibilities goes beyond directing the individual (i.e., beneficiary) to his or her financial goals. The fiduciary acts for or on behalf of the beneficiary in certain circumstances. This is a bond established by utmost confidence and trust. A fiduciary is either a person or an organization who has the

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