6 Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas Based on Your Budget

At some point in our lives, we would all have experienced the pain of budget constraints. As economists would say, we are all rational consumers aiming to maximise utility within the constraints of our budget, ceteris paribus.  We would then direct our limited resources towards the product that gives maximum satisfaction to us, or in […]

Money Saving Tips: How To Build Your Nest Egg

It’s finally “thank you, next” to 2020 as we embark on the new year 2021. Our way of living has changed greatly due to Covid-19, including our way of spending. Surprisingly, I have saved more money than before because I no longer have my wallet hanging near a Starbucks branch. Instead, what’s hanging around is […]

Tapping on the Untapped Labour Market

Tapping on the untapped labour market

Huh, Singapore’s retirement age is so high but there is still untapped labour in the market? Compared to other OECD countries, our unemployment rate is one of the lowest and yet there is still untapped labour? Hold on, where is the untapped labour? I’ll do one better, who is untapped labour? More importantly, why is […]

What is it like #taskingOutside?

Not all heroes wear capes, but our trusty taskers are always there to answer to your calls for help. Ranging from full-time students to part-time job holders, they are a part of Outside’s community of taskers who are no Outsider to you. Today, we interviewed a number of trusty taskers who are always going the […]

What You Need To Know About Dengue Prevention

While the average number of Covid-19 patients in the community has been on a downward trajectory for the last few weeks, we should not rejoice too soon. A silent killer is on the rise, and it is a cause for concern. We are talking about Dengue, and Singapore is on track to experience its highest […]

Hawker Series Part 2: The Ins and Outs of Queuing

It’s 11am on a lazy Sunday morning and you just barely roll out of bed. You stare out of the windows only to recede back into the comforts of the covers. Kway teow? Rojak? Nasi Lemak? You start swiping through pictures of hawker eats on Instagram but get bombarded with real time stories of long […]

A Step-By-Step Guide To Packing For Your New BTO Home

Congratulations, you’ve gotten the keys to your newly renovated BTO flat! You are now a proud owner of your dream home(yay) and it is time to move into it. Moving house sounds all dreamy and fun until you realise the amount of stuff awaiting to be packed does not exactly “spark joy”, as Marie Kondo […]

5 Tips for WFH Productivity

With the arrival of Phase Two, we now get to enjoy the activities that we have missed participating in for the last few months, such as dining with our friends and family at our favourite eateries. However, even as offices reopen, it remains an undeniable fact that working from home emerges as the “New Normal”, […]

Outsider’s Starter Guide to Digital Illustration

Being one of the most highly sought after digital skills in 2020, digital illustration has evolved tremendously over the years. Before digitisation took place, illustrations were done simply using pen and paper, and a piece of artwork may take up to a few days to complete. As technology developed and we progressed towards a digitised […]

Bringing Korean Food to You – How You Like That?

With the recent, more-than-well-deserved, fantastic comeback of BLACKPINK, the Korean Hallyu wave is not stopping its extensive influence on Asia and other parts of the world. With the unstoppable Korean wave, Outside thought it would be great to share with you guys five recipes for famous Korean dishes, well-loved in both dramas and by K-pop […]