02 Mar '11, 7am

S'pore aircon 'winter in Siberia' - Channel NewsAsia via @AddThis

SINGAPORE: Singaporeans are still finding indoor air conditioning too cold, with some describing the temperature in their offices as "Autumn in Seoul" and "Winter in Siberia." This was what a poll conducted by WWF Singapore for Earth Hour 2011 uncovered. As a result of the air-conditioning being too strong, many said they have faced health issues, such as flu, cough and dry skin. Some 450 people were polled. The aim was to determine how comfortable people currently are with air-conditioning temperatures in the country, in a bid to encourage individuals and organisations to set their air-conditioning temperatures at 24°C or higher. Some 52 per cent of respondents felt that cinemas were too cold; offices and schools followed closely with 40 per cent indicating the same. In order to keep themselves warm in cold offices or schools, most respondents wrap themselves in a shawl o...

Full article: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/singaporelocalnews...

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S'pore women are not investment savvy

S'pore women are not investment savvy

channelnewsasia.com 02 Mar '11, 6am

SINGAPORE: When it comes to money, most Singapore women are prudent but they don't bank much on investing. The inaugural M...