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The Beggar Woman at Tampines Mall

Yesterday, just as I was about to cross the street near Tampines Mall (a very pedestrian-heavy intersection between the Tampines MRT station and Tampines Mall), a slightly oldish-looking woman, possibly between 45 and 55, grabbed my arm and asked me (in surprisingly decent English) for $5. Stunned more than anything […]

Missing Entrepreneurship

I went out with Zixuan a couple of days ago. It was the first time we were meeting for a little over a month but, it seemed hardly a day passed since we last saw each other. Nothing much had changed, except perhaps his greater immersion into the world of […]


I just finished watching the Chinese movie Aftershock with the wife-to-be. It’s deliciously sob-worthy (I did drop a tear or two in parts), and was overall quite an enjoyable show. The only pity is that this story had the potential to be so much sadder. The family-orientation(?) probably meant that […]