WOULD YOU WANT TO WORK 996?

What is 996? The CEO of Alibaba, Jack Ma, has recently endorsed the ‘996’ working practice on his Weibo account.  ‘996’ refers to working from 9am to 9pm for six days. This means that the worker spends 12 hours at work daily and a…

ISRAEL CAN INTO MOON CRASH

The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress On 11 April, the unmanned Israeli moon lander Beresheet (Hebrew for “in the Beginning”, as written in biblical texts) made an unsuccessful descent onto the lunar surface. This was attributed to a chain of technical issues, such as…

PANGOLIN-IUM

Singapore hit the record books again Well, quite unexpectedly. In a joint operation staged by Singapore Customs and the National Parks Board (NParks), 12.9 tonnes (12,900 kg) of pangolin scales were seized at Pasir Panjang Export Inspection Station last Wednesday (3 Apr). The Vietnam-bound…