National Reading Movement

The Best Poetry Knows No Age Limit – Anne Lee Tzu Pheng

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Do you remember the National Day song, My People, My Home? Well, meet the Singapore female poet behind the lyrics to that song: Anne Lee Tzu Pheng. On top of writing one of the most iconic National Day songs, she has also written five volumes of poems, three of which won the National Book Development […]

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Behind the Global Financial Crisis

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It has been 11 years since the onset of the 2008 global financial crisis. The economic emergency started in the United State’s subprime mortgage market, and soon snowballed into an international crisis. Source: https://gph.is/2gpTnXQ Are you curious to find out how you can protect yourself against such crises in the future? Today, we’ll explore books […]

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Singlit Sat: Why You Should Fail

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I’ve always dreamt of starting a business of my own. But lately, it seems like it is everyone’s dream as well. At every corner, I’m hit by so many success stories of Singaporean entrepreneurs while here I am struggling to get by. That got me wondering: how did these entrepreneurs get to where they are […]

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Tips to be a Better Worker

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Ever had a long, tedious work day only to realise you didn’t accomplish much at the end of it? It’s a frustrating situation, but luckily, we have books like The Productivity Project by Chris Bailey to help us become smarter workers. Source: http://po.st/Rg3e5q For a year, Bailey delved into productivity — conducting a wide range of […]

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Adventure Into Retirement With These Characters

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Retirement brings to mind the idea that the golden days are over. But to these fictional characters, retirement means the beginning of another exciting adventure. Here are three of them who make us feel young again. Martha Anderson from The Little Old Lady Who Broke All the Rules Source: http://po.st/9PPULg Spunky 79-year-old Martha wants to […]

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