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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.

May 26, 2011 by


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.

May 11, 2011 by


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.

April 19, 2011 by


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.

April 8, 2011 by


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.

February 22, 2011 by


Thirsting for Singapore's lemon law

Singapore is about to introduce lemon laws with public consultation closing today. A lemon law allows consumers to seek redress for goods which are not up to the mark.

January 31, 2011 by


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?

December 20, 2010 by