Taxi driver, Slow traffic, Happiest man…

I don’t drive in Singapore. Driving is not my favorite past time. I view it as a chore and have little pleasure in sitting behind the wheel. I always go home by bus. When rushing for time, I routinely take the MRT (subway). The subway system in Singapore is extensive and it runs more and…

2015 National Day Rally in Singapore

It is a tradition that the Prime Minister of Singapore gives a National Day Rally (NDR) Speech shortly after August 9, Singapore’s National Day. This year, as usual, my family was looking forward to it. To be honest, I was never interested in long speeches from people who run countries as they tend to be…

Leadership Camp – Part 2

(Click here to read Part 1 of my blog post on Leadership Camp) When my wife and I decided to move to Singapore in 2003, we simply filled out a form and paid an application fee. We were required to provide a lot of information for that form and I remembered there was a big emphasis…

Black and White

As Singapore is mourning for the passing of Mr. Lee Kuan Yew, I decided to run over to Parliament House this morning where Singaporeans are paying their respects to the late Mr. Lee. Numerous people queued up yesterday and it took close to 8 hours to get to the end of the line at one point. As a result, the organizers extended the time to 24 hours to enable more people to have an opportunity to bid farewell to Mr. Lee.