Meeting like-minded friends with FOM

  Learning more about Singapore and Asia. Immersing oneself in the local culture. Expanding the mind. Acquiring new skills. These are just a few of the reasons to become a member of Friends of the...

Choosing your pathways

  By Jonathan Cox, Secondary Years Deputy Principal at GEMS World Academy (Singapore) Choosing the right pathway for your son or daughter’s move from High School to University and beyond can be a nerve-racking affair. But...

Moving Made Easy for Smaller Shipments to Australia

              If you are a single professional, a newly married couple or have a young family you probably won’t have enough items to fill up a full container. You may have decided to leave your...
Measles Vaccine

Measles – Should You Be Concerned?

With measles cases on the rise, Dr Charu from IMC gives advice on preventing the spread of the disease. What is the difference between measles, mumps and rubella? Measles, mumps and rubella are all caused by...

5 Main Costs of Health Care in Singapore

If you’ve recently arrived in Singapore, you may have realised that life in the Red Dot can be quite expensive. The cost of childcare, schools, apartment rentals, and transport can add up quickly. But...

Diabetes: what you need to know

Diabetes and What You Need to Know Worldwide, diabetes is on the rise. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 422 million adults have diabetes, In 2018, 5.2 million deaths could be attributed to the...

Overcoming Fear

Last week, Aotearoa New Zealand – beloved homeland for some of us, cherished neighbour to others - came face to face with the shadow of violence. For many of us, this was an unthinkable...

Magnetic Island Escapes

With breathtaking natural scenery, pristine white beaches, and the backdrop of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, Magnetic Island in North Queensland is one of Australia’s finest islands.

Teens and eating Disorders

What is an ‘eating disorder’? What form can it take? The condition is signified by an abnormal perception of one’s body image as being fat and an overvaluation of a thin body ideal. A fear...

What you should know before buying property overseas

For many, living overseas is one of the great joys in life. But if you still want to maintain a connection to your home country, or perhaps you’re considering moving back, purchasing property abroad...