Uncertainty in APAC; 81 Million Jobs Lost Due to Pandemic

Fill Me In According to the International Labour Organisation (ILO), a staggering 81 million jobs have been wiped out across the Asia Pacific due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The economic backlash that has ensued from a massive drop in working hours and a devastated economy has led to underemployment or unemployment across nearly all economies,…
19 Dec 2020 2 mins read

World Leaders Celebrate the Paris Agreement’s Five Year Anniversary

Fill Me In The future is looking a little less bleak five years on from the historic Paris climate agreement. In the most recent Climate Ambition Summit 2020, held on the accord’s anniversary (12 December) and co-hosted by France, the United Kingdom, and the UN, world leaders gathered virtually to celebrate progress and chart new…
17 Dec 2020 2 mins read

Demand in S’pore’s Healthcare Sector High; More than 6,700 Openings Available

Fill Me In Close to 6,700 openings are available in the healthcare sector, according to the latest weekly jobs report by the Ministry of Manpower on December 10. The available jobs are suitable for fresh graduates and mid-career job seekers, and represent a combination of SGUnited and skills training opportunities, as well as short- and…
16 Dec 2020 2 mins read

Empowering Good, Safe Sex for All: Durex

Fill Me In In a climate where talking about sex feels as awkward as the painfully relatable scenes in Netflix’s Sex Education, Durex is looking to empower the next generation of Singaporeans with the knowledge, tools and resources to make more informed decisions in the bedroom. How much do you know about sex? You might…
14 Dec 2020 2 mins read

A Quick Look into the Plan for COVID-19 Vaccines Around the World

Fill Me In With COVID-19 vaccines now a reality, many countries have turned towards securing resources and establishing new protocol for mass rollout. In the past couple of weeks, three top contending pharmaceutical firms – Pfizer, Moderna, and AstraZeneca – have applied for emergency use authorisation worldwide, giving people a much-needed dose of hope amid…
6 Dec 2020 2 mins read

The Need for F&B Businesses to Transform and Pivot Online

How a 58-year-old dim sum shop changed the game Since COVID-19, the need for companies to digitalise and diversify their revenue streams has come into focus. In remarks on Monday (30 November) after visiting the Swee Choon dim sum restaurant in Jalan Besar, Chan Chun Sing, Singapore’s Minister of Trade and Industry, said, “To seize…
3 Dec 2020 2 mins read

New Research Shows Dried Fruit Could Be Better for You

The debate on whether dried fruit is good for you seems to have tipped back in favour of its advocates. A new study by researchers from Penn State University has recently shown that people who consumed dried fruits on a daily basis, like raisins and dates, were generally healthier than those who did not. The…
30 Nov 2020 2 mins read

How This Card Game is Bringing Heartfelt Conversations to the Table

Fill Me In For those who struggle with mental health, it is a slippery slope that can be hard to climb out of. In this pandemic alone, the prevalence of people seeking help for mental health concerns has spiked, affected by economic uncertainty and the pressures of social isolation. Part of the path to recovery…
21 Nov 2020 3 mins read
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