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  1. Thinking of gifting a tech device or accessory? Here’s what not to buy

    Thinking of gifting a tech device or accessory? Here’s what not to buy

    Gift cards and phone chargers make terrible presents. But those ideas can be transformed into gifts that people will cherish.
  2. Digital payments

    Screwed up an e-wallet payment? Here’s how to get your money back

    This form of electronic transaction often offers little consumer protection, so when mistakes occur, are you still entitled to that money? Why It ...
  3. The average bread consumption in Singapore is 13.3 kilogrammes per person every year.

    Wholemeal or multigrain? The truth about ‘healthier’ breads

    There is a whole range of breads, from white to fancy varieties. The nutritional facts about these options may be somewhat surprising, as Talking ...
  4. End of the road for Mr Chan Tien Sang (centre) and his shop at Beauty World, after over 35 years.

    At Beauty World, old-timers and their trades are fading away

    Changing consumer patterns and a lack of successors mean some of the shopkeepers at the strata-titled mall have little choice but to give up their ...
  5. Once the larvae of the fall armyworm moth become big, they eat through chunks of leaves.

    How a ‘worm’ might affect prices of cereal, toothpaste and chicken rice

    An invasive species from the Americas has spread to Asia, ravaging cornfields and threatening the food supply chain. For Food’s Sake! has a closer ...
  6. Pork is Singapore’s second favourite meat, with more than 126,000 tonnes imported last year.

    What's making pork more expensive? There's a fatty belly factor

    Pork prices in Singapore have increased steadily owing to trends ranging from changing consumer preferences to rising oil prices, as For Food’s Sake!
  7. Tan Wu Meng CASE app

    CASE launches new app to compare prices of groceries, household items and hawker food

  8. FILE PHOTO: Containers are seen at the port in San Pedro, California

    US manufacturing shrinks for first time in three years

  9. FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: United States one dollar bills seen on a light table at the Bureau of Engra

    US personal income falls; spending weakest since 2009

    U.S. personal income fell for the first time in more than three years in January as dividends and interest payments dropped, pointing to moderate ...