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Moving to Singapore: Pros and Cons for Aspiring Expats

Moving to Singapore: Pros and Cons for Aspiring Expats

Moving abroad requires careful consideration and planning. Although it can be exciting to imagine a new life in a foreign city, most people have both positive and negative experiences after relocating. Even those who have spent many years living in international locations often have challenges. If you

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The History and Spread of Buddhism: Singapore

The History and Spread of Buddhism: Singapore

Buddhism is a religion that’s practiced across the world today, but was originally founded in the late 6th century B.C.E. in modern-day Nepal by Siddhartha Guatama, who later became known as the “Buddha”. While different forms of Buddhism have been created and slightly altered throughout history, those who follow Buddhism still attempt to live their lives by the experiences of the Buddha, his teachings, and their “spirit” or essence (dhamma or dharma). Skills such as listening, empathy,

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Singapore: A History of Global Trade

Singapore: A History of Global Trade

Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles established the territory of Singapore as a trading port back in 1819. He hoped to find a strategically placed trading zone for the British to monopolize within the Strait of Malacca. The Netherlands controlled the trade in the archipelago region, and the Dutch

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WWII: The Battle and Fall of Singapore

WWII: The Battle and Fall of Singapore

The World War II Battle of Singapore occurred from Jan. 31, 1942, to Feb. 15, 1942, between the British and Japanese forces. On the British side, Lt. Gen. Arthur Percival led 85,000 men into battle. On the Japanese side, Lt. Gen. Tomoyuki Yamashita led just 36,000 men

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Customer Service Recovery: What SMEs Can Learn from Singtel’s Weekend Disruption

Customer Service Recovery: What SMEs Can Learn from Singtel’s Weekend Disruption

Despite its small size, Singapore has a slew of things to be thankful for–its stable and fast Internet connection being one of them. So, everyone was caught by surprise when

Singtel, one of Singapore’s biggest telco caused a mass hysteria around the country due to its nationwide fibre broadband outage over the weekend.

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WordPress Theme: Choosing the Right One

WordPress Theme: Choosing the Right One

When using WordPress, your website’s web design is controlled by your theme. You might want to choose a WordPress theme that matches what you need. Do you want something simple or with added bells and whistles? It can be tricky to choose one if you’re not sure of what you want in the first place.

We know there are a lot of themes out there and that choosing one could be overwhelming. In today’s post, we will share with you some helpful tips when you’re hunting for the next WordPress theme that perfectly suits your site.

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Web Development: 7 Recommended Sites to Learn Basic Coding

Web Development: 7 Recommended Sites to Learn Basic Coding

Are you new to web development and interested in learning how to code? Nowadays, it’s easy to learn basic to advanced coding as there are hundreds of free and paid online resources to choose from. With free coding resources, it’s a great primer for newbies who want to test the waters first before shelling out money for certain courses.

Since it can be overwhelming to try all resources before sticking to the right one, we have narrowed it down for you and listed 7 web development sites to learn basic coding. These resources are designed for beginners (and advanced learners) who are starting from scratch or who may want to supplement what they have already learned about coding.

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How to Monitor Your Children Online

How to Monitor Your Children Online

  From an early age, children are taught to use computers and computing devices as a way to learn and discover new things. Often, this takes place online, where kids have access to educational materials as well as fun games and other activities.  As kids get older,

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A Brief History of the World Wide Web

A Brief History of the World Wide Web

The advent of the World Wide Web began with the invention of packet networking. The first packet network was called ARPANET, and was developed by J.C.R. Licklider, an MIT student in 1962. He recorded his vision of having a “Galactic Network” in which information could be passed through. Anyone from

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Computer and STEM Careers for Kids

Computer and STEM Careers for Kids

Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics are four vital areas of study that make up the STEM fields. In today’s world, using a computer is a common part of many people’s days. You might not think much about looking up information on the Web to learn about something

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