A day in the life of a chiobu FoodPanda delivery rider

Have you ever wondered what a typical day is like for a delivery rider? Nicole, a year 2 chiobu NTU comms student, decided to answer this question by following her mum to work for a day. “My mum used to be an airport duty manager. She oversaw operations at the various terminals and handled customer […]

Chiobu boss with a heart of gold fights to keep her staff paid

Chiobu boss

There are good bosses in life, and there are terrible bosses too. Sometimes, a good boss may fall on hard times and need a helping hand. Enter this 25-year-old chiobu boss, who used to be a baker. She took over her family’s business about four years ago and has been planning to expand the business. […]

4 coffee places you must visit right now

nylon coffee roasters

1. Nylon Coffee Roasters An “oldie” but a goodie. Let’s start with the tried and true. Nylon’s name is commonly found in many other posts about coffee because they were among the first to bring specialty coffee to Singapore. Founded on the couple’s love for coffee and experience abroad, Nylon boasts a very hands-on approach, […]

Huawei phone users can redeem free bubble tea


Huawei is showing appreciation to users for their continuous support in using the company’s smartphones! From 5 Jul to 7 Jul and 12 Jul to 14 Jul, 11 am to 2 pm; users can redeem free bubble tea from Partea. Simply flash your Huawei phone at the counter, register instantly as a Partea member and […]

Company Training Committees and Coffee or Tea at 50 cents For Workers

foodfare 50 cents coffee tea

Good news this upcoming May Day! With just 50 cents, union members of the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) would be able to enjoy coffee or tea at more than 90 NTUC Foodfare and Kopitiam food courts and coffee shops throughout the entire month! From June onwards, union members can continue to enjoy their hot […]

Did price of brown rice really increase drastically? Think again.

red brown rice

Did price of brown rice really increase drastically? Think again. A reader-contributed article reported yesterday that there has been an unreasonable increase in the price of brown rice in NTUC Fairprice of nearly 50%, causing much uproar in the community. Reason for such a significant price increment was known to be caused by market forces- […]

KitKat to launch new flavors in Singapore this month


Inspired by local dishes, 3 limited edition flavors of KitKat are coming to Singapore! The chilli crab, salted egg yolk and Kopitiam breakfast flavors are available from 8 Apr to 14 Apr ONLY! Just head on down to the Kit Kat Chocolatery Pop-up store at Vivocity to get a taste of these sinful treats. Previously, […]

Singapore aims to produce 30% of its food by 2030


On 7 Mar, Environment and Water Resources Minister Masagos Zulkifli had announced Singapore Food Agency’s (SFA) aim to produce 30 percent of Singapore’s food needs by 2030. Currently, Singapore imports over 90 percent of its food. As such, we are “exposed to the volatilities of the global food market,” Mr. Masagos said in his Committee […]

Singapore to ban partially hydrogenated oils


Partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs), a major source of artificial trans-fat, will be banned by the Ministry of Health (MOH), Senior Parliamentary Secretary for Health Amrin Amin said in Parliament on 6 Mar. Agreeing on the World Health Organization’s (WHO) stand in the removal of artificial trans-fat from food supplies, Mr. Amrin also warned about the […]