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Will SBS Transit see RecordTV replay?

Will SBS Transit see RecordTV replay?

I must admit, since I rejoined the ranks of public transport users, I was delighted to use the ShowNearby app on my Android to help me figure out which bus would arrive earlier and the fastest routes home. With this information, I figured I have been able to shave 10 to 15 minutes every day.

published May 26, 2011 by

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Harnessing IT to bring out the good

Harnessing IT to bring out the good

A couple of months ago, I was thumbing through Wired Magazine and came across an article headlined: "One of 12 shocking ideas that could change the world." The article referred to a small Danish company, called Specialisterne, which was earlier the subject of a Harvard Business Review case study.

published May 11, 2011 by

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Election time is here again

Election time is here again

Yup--the news is out--Singapore WILL face general elections with Polling Day falling on May 7.What's new about these elections: with the advent of technology, social media and its array of new tools will be on display for use by all and sundry.

published April 19, 2011 by

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Earthquake Tsunami forces force majeure relook

Earthquake Tsunami forces force majeure relook

The events unfolding in Japan have forced several entities to declare force majeure events which would give them protection from having to comply with contractual obligations.Several power companies, commodity suppliers and even the MotoGP have declared force majeure in order to postpone deliveries, orders and events.

published April 8, 2011 by

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Things that make you go hmmm

Things that make you go hmmm

Without sounding nostalgic, sometimes you only miss something after it is gone. It is the same feeling I felt when the government abolished the radio and TV (RTV) license on Friday with its budget announcement.

published February 22, 2011 by

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When WikiLeaks meets the Law

When WikiLeaks meets the Law

As countries deal with the WikiLeaks fallout, many would also look at their laws to see if their regulations would adequately protect them in this instance as well as in future cases. How would Singapore law handle this situation?

published December 20, 2010 by

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David v Goliath circa 2010.

David v Goliath circa 2010.

In biblical days, the Valley of Elah saw a clash where the combatants lent their names to the phrase that now depicts a one-sided battle ending in favour of the smaller opponent.The highest court of Singapore delivered a judgement on Wednesday in favor of technology company, RecordTV, against Singapore broadcaster MediaCorp.

published December 2, 2010 by

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Clash of the titans part 3?

Clash of the titans part 3?

My office sits across the headquarters of Singapore's largest bank, which was the scene of what some called the most widespread Internet banking outage in Singapore this week.According to media reports, senior DBS management physically went down to bank branches, apologized publicly and promised investigations into the seven-hour long incident.

published July 9, 2010 by

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When tears get in your eyes

When tears get in your eyes

I don't practise in an area of law called Family Law. It is an area which deals with family relationships and primarily revolve around divorce (including maintenance and custody issues).

published May 11, 2010 by

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When Jack went up the hill

When Jack went up the hill

Like many powerful men before him, Jack Neo, once Singapore's most famous cross-dresser became Singapore's most famous adulterer.While many facets of public comment have surfaced--whether the acts were moral, whether there was undue pressure, the loyal response of the faithful wife, the defence of the friends and the daringness of the women involved--the same point intrigues me as with the cases of Hugh, Tiger, Kobe and Terry.

published April 5, 2010 by

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