Monin Syrup in Singapore   Many cafes, bars, restaurants and even mega fast food chains like McDonald's use Monin syrup in their drinks. You may not know this but be it in coffee, soda or alcoholic beverages, many drinks we enjoy contain this brand of syrup. The best part has to be how they natural and sugar free syrups. However, despite the fact that they are so commonly found, it is hard to buy them from a local retailer that does not sell it in bulk. Many people who want to make these syrups at home do not know where to find them....
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Financial management is a crucial skill that everyone should posses, for it is necessary for everyone to get by, be it whether they are rich or poor. My main focus for this article about financial management is a "Money Mask" that many people choose to put on.   What Is A Money Mask? In my opinion, a money mask is a false impression of one's financial state in which one feels that one can get by safely and comfortably based on their current financial state as they have a good income and need not worry too much about spending and debts....
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Before I begin, I would like to make it clear that these are all my own opinions which I have formed after spending 4 years studying in a secondary school. A typical person studying in Singapore would spend 4-5 years in Secondary school before graduating with a Cambridge O/N level certificate, and while our education system is known for being a world class, there have been many complaints from various groups of people from students to parents to even teachers about the system being en route to failure if it hasn't already failed, and I cannot help but agree. While there...
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Part 2: 4 Famous Singaporean hot desserts So Singapore's weather can be blazing hot and extremely humid, but what's that to stop Singaporeans from savouring yummy hot desserts? Perfect for those rainy days or as a warm tummy filler which can be eaten at any meal, hot desserts have a certain appeal to many Singaporeans, and here are some hot desserts that can be found easily in Singapore.   1. Tau Suan Made of overnight water soaked split mung beans steamed then cooked in a pot with sugar, water and sweet potato flour or cornstarch, then topped with pieces of fried...
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Part 1: 4 Famous Singaporean Icy Desserts We all know Singapore's weather, unpredictable but mostly hot, humid and just hot. A nice icy cool dessert is a good thirst quencher and an excellent way to beat the heat, and these are the commonly found icy desserts Singapore, all in every way delicious, thirst quenching and heat beating.   1. Ice Kacang One of the most well known and well loved dessert in Singapore. Comprising jelly, preserved attap seeds and red beans under a mini hill of shaved ice flavoured with syrup. This is typically a pink, green and gula melaka(palm sugar)...
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Singapore's workforce now comprises an already massive number of foreigners, and should the recently approved population white paper for 6.9 million population take effect, that number can only be set to rise. With such a large number of foreign workers, there are bound to be effects and problems that root from there, and these effects and problems affect many Singaporeans, which results in Singaporeans' unhappiness, and these are what I feel are the reasons Singaporeans are unhappy with the large foreign workforce.   The biggest problem of having so many foreign workers is that in Singapore, there are only so many...
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Singapore does not exactly have the most gracious society in the world, and in fact many Singaporeans can be quite temperamental and can flare up over the smallest issue. Having a conflict with a stranger in Singapore is not that rare, and it is definitely very different from that in other countries, for the reasons that Singaporeans can be way more unreasonable and even aggressive than the people of many other countries. Be it whether you live here or are visiting Singapore as a tourist, these are some useful tips on managing a conflict with a stranger to prevent it from...
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Singapore is known for its year long summer, being hot and humid almost all the time. The heat in Singapore is no joke, with humid conditions and temperatures over 30 degree Celsius, a person is vulnerable to heat caused illnesses, or in a worse case scenario, hyperthermia or heatstroke if one does not take care of oneself when outdoors. While most of the following tips are more for those who are doing more strenuous physical activity outdoors on a hot day, they can also be useful to those who are simply spending time out of sheltered areas on a hot day, be...
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Pushy overconfident salesmen, dubious exceedingly good deals and shady looking contracts. Most of us probably would have encountered them at least once, and most of us know to be wary of. However, there are also strategies and set up 'illusions' that salespeople and retailers do that we may not detect, and it hampers our judgement when buying something, which may result in more spending. To prevent yourself from falling to such strategies and set up 'illusions', here are a few tips to increase your observance and awareness of them and hence prevent yourself from falling prey to them and end up...
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On 16 February 2013, a few thousand Singaporeans gathered at the Speakers' Corner in Hong Lim park to protest against the white paper which was approved by parliament 77 votes to 13, which stated a target population of 6.9 million in 2030. This probably took many people by surprise, for it has been years since Singaporeans had gathered to protest something at a smaller scale, much less a protest of this level. Besides the protesters, countless other Singaporeans have also expressed their unhappiness with it. So, why are Singaporeans so unhappy with this white paper and why are they even going to...
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