Another lockdown is looming soon in Singapore

Singapore is entering another partial lockdown due to the spike of local Covid-19 cases recently. It started with imported cases from high risk South Asian countries, then spilled over to the community. We all know that it will happen, it’s just the matter of time, but I did not expect the spillover happened so fast.Continue reading “Another lockdown is looming soon in Singapore”

Cilka’s Journey – A story of incredible suffering and perseverance

If you think the story of Gita and Lale in The Tattooist of Auschwitz was heart wrenching, you will be much more depressed after reading Cilka’s Journey. So, if you are looking for a happy and light-hearted, cheerful read for the incoming festive season, this is not the right book for you. It’s dark, sadContinue reading “Cilka’s Journey – A story of incredible suffering and perseverance”

Wind River – Justice is served, but a bit cold (and late)

It is often said that revenge is a dish best served cold. Well, maybe not for justice. When justice is served cold (and late), someone has had to suffer injustice, and no matter what, it may be too little too late, and there will be a bitter taste in the end. And that was whatContinue reading “Wind River – Justice is served, but a bit cold (and late)”

Most new grads found jobs within 6 months last year

It is always heartening and encouraging to read these kinds of news, especially during tough times. With the economy recovering faster than expected, hopefully life will be easier, even for those who don’t intend to jump ship, like me. We have gone through tough times, tighten our belts, and now as spring is coming back,Continue reading “Most new grads found jobs within 6 months last year”

The secret world of Vietnamese workers in Russia

This story may not be new to insiders, yet outsiders may find it quite shocking and surprising. I myself find it normal. There are always risks, whatever you do and wherever you go. I feel happy that I am here, working and living in a modern city state, earning enough for a living and someContinue reading “The secret world of Vietnamese workers in Russia”