Melainne Chiew

Blimey, You Don’t Say!


Synonymous with the Royal Family and afternoon tea, and with a long-revered education system our nation takes after, it’s no wonder why the UK remains a study destination of choice. Allow your eyes to unravel the world of British living, as told by two Singaporean students studying in the UK.

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4 Kinds of Illegal Interview Questions to Look Out For

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The interview is going well. The questions were manageable and the interviewer was nice; you resume a confident posture and a charming smile. Suddenly, a new question is thrown on the table and everything changes. While the question wasn’t direct, the implications were there and there was no diplomatic way of getting around it.

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6 Things to Consider before Studying Abroad

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Looking for a change in environment while you take your education to the next level? Studying abroad can be your answer to a frightening new experience or a freeway to an exciting new world. Before you jump on the overseas education bandwagon, here are some things to consider:

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A Moving Story


First established in 1973, the Singapore Logistics Association is constantly setting and raising the standard of excellence in the burgeoning logistics industry. We speak to one logistics professional who went into the industry purely by chance.

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Lyon Goh professed that he sort of stumbled into the logistics industry by chance. “I didn’t originally plan to come into logistics,” Lyon shares. Formerly in the advertising and design field, the soft-spoken man “desired a change in environment”. The answer to his conundrum came to him out of the blue while he was flipping through the morning papers.

“I saw an ad that extolled the virtues of the logistics industry and it resonated with me somehow,” Lyon explains.

Often overlooked due to its background nature and ambiguous definition, the logistics industry is a vital part of the daily operations in transportation, inventory, warehousing and security, among others.

Armed with this knowledge, Lyon enrolled in The Logistics Academy. The trailblazer not only graduated with a Diploma in Integrated Logistics Management, he was crowned the Best Achiever and won the Book Prize.

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