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Introduction to Intermittent Fasting (IF)

Now that it’s post-CNY, most of us would have gained a kilo or two. So now is the time to shed some kilos! Intermittent fasting [...]

What happens to your old mobile phones?

Recently I was clearing some of my old stuff when I came across a box of old mobile phones that have been accumulated over the [...]

Force 21 Academy – 2020 is a Time to Empower Ourselves

As we approach 2020, we often wonder what we did, what we accomplished and what we have learnt for the year 2019. Many of us [...]

Making Water Safe To Drink Affects More Than Just Health

Safe drinking water is usually linked to health, and much rightly so.  In 2017, diarrhea diseases accounts for 10% of all child deaths.  This concern [...]

An Events Manager has many arms. Agree?

People will often think of Events Managers as merely concert or exhibition planners, but being one requires much more. Most of the time, guests may [...]

Compound Vs Single Joint Movements

What is a compound movement? The phrase “Compound Exercises” are commonly used in the gym. There have been claims that compound movement are suffice for [...]

Making a Positive Social Impact through Events

Benjamin Franklin said, “Tell me & I forget. Teach me & I remember. Involve me & I learn.” We learn from experience and through practice [...]

5 Essential Items for the frequent flyer

So you are a frequent flyer who practically lives out of your suitcase. Here are some essential gadgets to make your trip better! 1. Active [...]

10 Tips To Healthy Ageing with Force 21

As medical technology advances and gets increasingly accessible, worldwide life expectancy has likewise been steadily increasing. In Singapore, life expectancy now stands at 80.7 years [...]

Talking About Social Impact in the Workplace

Since we have been sharing about our advocacy and mission for quite some time, we have been invited on numerous occasions to pitch to companies [...]

Garden Party @ Istana Hosted by President Halimah Yacob

We are honoured to sponsor and volunteer at Project We Care Garden Party @ Istana Hosted by President Halimah Yacob. The garden party took place [...]

Holiday season coming right up

The year-end holiday season will be upon us in a couple of months. Most of the parents, myself included, would have holiday plans already set [...]

Go Paper Free for your next Event!

Advances in technology and with careful planning, it is possible to run a conference or seminar on a more environmental friendly and cost effective basis. [...]

Why mental health is important for your physical health

In our society we are being taught that physical health is very important. Since young, we have physical education to guide us through the process [...]

The Golden Era of Ride-hailing

I have the opportunity to travel in the Southeast Asia region and see how ride-hailing technology such as Grab and Go-Jek has transformed the economy. [...]

Safe Water for Children

GiftingLife, a CSR initiative supported by Force 21, has been working with the Department of Education in the Philippines to assess the situation of schools [...]

Drone sightings at Changi Airport force closure of one runway

This was one of the news headlines on Channel News Asia on 19th June 2019. This was just the start of the drone incidents happening [...]

Fitness Technology

It’s very common in this modern age to own a tracker, a heart rate monitor or any form of fitness technology. People have a variety [...]

Creating a Sparkling Event

How often have you attended a seminar that starts off with a rumbling sets of drum performances? How often do you walk into an event [...]

Peace of mind with Security

There have been many cases of security breaches lately, ranging from cybersecurity attacks to drone intrusions. What can we do to ensure that we are [...]

Reminisce old times & exploring NEWater Visitor Centre

Our last CSR activity with Chua Chu Kang Zone 2 RC senior residents took place last Friday, 7 June 2019. We made a video to [...]

Force 21 & Volunteerism

Force 21 started our Corporate Social Responsibility journey five years ago when I was tasked to organise teambuilding for the company. And after organising teambuilding [...]

This problem severely affects student performance, and the solution can be very simple

Good food and nutrition is very important for children to perform at their best in schools. There is, however, a bigger problem that affects them [...]

Recent incident in the headlines involving security guards

On my last blog, I mentioned I would blog more about security. And here is what triggered me to bring up this topic. On 4th [...]

1-in-5 Deaths Caused by Unhealthy Eating Habit

It has been reported in a recent global study published in The Lancet, that one in five deaths on earth are related to unhealthy eating habits. [...]

Utilizing Earth’s Saltwater through Reverse Osmosis

Most of the earth is covered in water. Although it is mostly undrinkable, being lodged in seas and oceans, this water can be unlocked through [...]

Force 21 Events designed our own Milipol Asia Pacific booth

Milipol Asia-Pacific 2019 brings focus on the immediate and future challenges faced by Government security forces from organised crime to regional terrorism. This exhibition focused [...]

The craziness before the exhibition

Milipol Asia Pacific comes by every 2 years to our shores. It is one of the biggest security exhibition in Singapore for security equipment and [...]

Children and Physical Activity

I was playing some ball games with my son, who was turning 2 years old, a few months ago when it struck me that in [...]

Industry 4.0 and Services 4.0

I had the opportunity to attend a sharing session on Industry 4.0 and Services 4.0 last Wednesday (14 March 2019), talking about the impact Artificial [...]

Fitness-themed CSR with the Seniors

Our second CSR activity with the senior residents from Chua Chu Kang Zone 2 RC happened on 1 March 2019. It was a fitness-themed event, [...]

Earth’s largest reservoir of drinking water may just be floating around us

We are talking about how we can convert air into drinking water as we feature atmospheric water generators (AWGs), another technology in our portfolio of [...]

Personal safety for civilians

On 14th February 2019, Valentine’s day, a 48 year-old woman was punched and kicked in a robbery in a lift. She lost her identity card, [...]

Post CNY-Back to training Regime

Finally, the main part of Chinese New Year is gone and we are into our last week of CNY celebrations. Time to get your bums [...]

Technology 10 Year Challenge

With the #10yearchallenge craze right now, we thought we will do one for technology! Mobile Phones Smartphones are already popular in 2009, and interestingly phones [...]

Safe Water Solutions Featured Technology: Membrane Filtration

Why we need to keep water safe to drink is pretty obvious. The real challenge is how. In this three-part blog series, we will feature [...]

Drones in today’s world

Drones disrupted flight operations at London’s Gatwick Airport London’s Gatwick airport had flight operations severely hampered by drones last week for 36 hours. According to [...]

Choosing your Fitness Tracker

In this modern era, much had advanced in technology that there is an overwhelming of different makes and models of fitness trackers in recent years. [...]

Force 21 Launches Sustainability Brand: GiftingLife

The world is changing, and so should the way we do business. This is the idea of Force 21 as it welcomes its strategic business [...]

Bulletproof Backpacks

Mass shootings in USA so far in 2018 Before I start, I want to state that for the record that the object of this article [...]

Smarter Locks: Steps towards a keyless society

In the push for smart cities, there is a lot of talk about a cashless society. Now, we can also move towards a keyless society [...]

Importance of Strength & Conditioning for Tactical Athletes

Disclaimer: This blog post is a personal thought and feel. In no way is it representative of the Singapore Armed Forces or any other government [...]

Airside Safety with Technology

As the construction of new Changi Airport Terminal 5 is still undergoing, Changi Airport Group (CAG) does not want to have any obstruction to air [...]

My long overdue first aid training

The last first aid training and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) training I had taken was years back when I was still serving National Service. Many years [...]

What exactly is Events Management?

Many people may think of event managers as meeting or wedding planners. However, event management involves much more than that or it seems. At its [...]

Answering the Global Demand for Safe Drinking Water

The demand for safe drinking water is overwhelming, and we need to respond. The most recent report published jointly by the World Health Organization (WHO) [...]

AI on Public Transportation

Singapore transportation is one of the few examples that she is proud of as the ridership for transportation rose to approximately 7.2 million (by statistic [...]

First aid kits and first aid training in today’s urban world

If I were to ask how many of you readers carry a first aid kit most of the time wherever you go, I would bet [...]

A Humbling Experience

To celebrate our Nation’s 53rd birthday and in conjunction with the SG Cares Movement, the 18 Days of Giving, and A lifetime of Caring Initiative, [...]

Initiate an active lifestyle with your children & family

Disclaimer: this is purely a personal opinion and has no representation (research) from the masses. Being an avid sports person who is almost game enough [...]

Can AI predict World Cup results?

World Cup always take the world by storm and it happens every four years. Russia had the honour of hosting it this year. Kudos to [...]

Technical clothing and the importance of specifications

Technical clothing We are all familiar with clothing, after all, we wear them all the time (or at least most of us!). Then what is [...]

Factors to consider when working with a Fitness Professional

Congratulations that you have decided to pay some needed attention to your health and fitness by working with a fitness professional to help you attain [...]

3 Things Needed to Develop a Community in the Philippines

The Philippines, despite its abundant natural resources and outstanding manpower in the workforce, still lack in most aspects. Being a Filipino myself, I have jotted [...]

What has artificial intelligence has to do with event management ?

In with the new and out with the old. That’s what event management companies need to be if they want to remain current in this [...]

#TrumpKimSummit – Air Force One & The Beast

Singapore, our tiny sunny island called home, came into the spotlight on the world’s stage this week. The leader of two nations: North Korea and [...]

Choosing the right clothes for your next adventure (Part 3)

The second part of this blog series was on the fit of a garment and the design features to look out for. Here’s what we [...]

Healthy Lifestyle with Technology

Receiving a chat group sharing of our FiTSA team MOU signing with GEA Institute posted on our social media, triggered me to write this blog [...]

A brief interview with Daniel & Yong Jin on the upcoming MOU event

Force 21 will be signing an MOU with GEA Institute on 21 May 2018. We did a short interview with Daniel Cheah, our CEO and [...]

Choosing the right clothes for your next adventure (Part 2)

Your next adventure awaits…  (Part 2) In the previous post, I talked about the layering system and how we can make use of it for [...]

Understanding HIIT vs Tabata for Beginners

High Intensity Interval Training or HIIT for short are often used by the active community during their workouts e.g. “I am doing HIIT for my [...]

We Salute You!

Since our venture with LifeStraw® started, we have met with many NGOs, Foundations, Corporates and Government entities. Recently, we had the honour of meeting up [...]

Smart Technology and its Challenges

Since we are still in the topic of “Smart Nation, Smart Cities”, let us focus into another area of “Smart”: “Smart Technology”. Have you wonder [...]

5 Event Planning Skills You Need for Success!

If you are contemplating a career as an event planner, whether that be with an event management company, in an event planning position within a [...]

Smartphone Dominates the World

What will you do when you are alone? Will you bring out a book to read or just unlock your Smartphone and start to play [...]

Are Singaporeans Safe from Water Contamination Problems?

Singapore is known to be of high standards when it comes to being clean and green and most or if not all would consider Singapore [...]

Importance of “TEAM” in every company

Over the last weekend on 10 March 2018, Force 21 participated in a dragon boat competition, DB Hearts, and won 1st runner up under the [...]

Are we more secure?

There’s seemed to be a great emphasis on security on Singapore Homeland. Singapore Government is planning to spend billions of dollars on ICA bio-metric technology [...]

Choosing the right clothes for your next adventure (Part 1)

Your next adventure awaits…. Many of us are adventurers at heart. Given the advancement in the information sharing and cheap travel, we seek out adventures [...]

Looking good for the New Year!

This month, we are celebrating the “Festival” that most Chinese are looking forward to! And that is our Chinese Lunar New Year! Apart from collecting [...]

3 Tips for Building a Smart Home

Have you always dreamed of living in a Smart Home? Imagine you are on the way home on the train, and 15 minutes before you [...]

You give a man a fish, you will feed him a day, but if you teach him how to fish, you feed him a lifetime

Exploring Corporate Social Responsibility Corporate social responsibility (CSR) has been a frequent buzz word in the corporate world for a while now. The concern about [...]

Events SWAG Bag (Stuff-We-All-Get!)

What is it about Events and Swag Bags? People love Swag Bags aka FREEBIES.  Event goers will most certainly be walking away from any event [...]

What is a Smart City?

As an engineering student in the early 2000s, I was already aware of the concept of a Smart City. During my 4 year course, I [...]

Terrorism and how we can keep it at bay

Terrorism in recent times We have all seen and heard about the terrorist attacks in Paris, London, Berlin, Stockholm, Manchester and Barcelona. These attacks happened [...]

How to get a 6-Pack Abs? How to burn fats at my stomach area?

During the festive gathering, I was asked these questions repetitively, “how do I burn fats around my tummy area” “can doing 300 crunches every day [...]

Introduction to Intermittent Fasting (IF)

Now that it’s post-CNY, most of us would have gained a kilo or two. So now is the time to shed some kilos! Intermittent fasting [...]

What happens to your old mobile phones?

Recently I was clearing some of my old stuff when I came across a box of old mobile phones that have been accumulated over the [...]

Force 21 Academy – 2020 is a Time to Empower Ourselves

As we approach 2020, we often wonder what we did, what we accomplished and what we have learnt for the year 2019. Many of us [...]

Making Water Safe To Drink Affects More Than Just Health

Safe drinking water is usually linked to health, and much rightly so.  In 2017, diarrhea diseases accounts for 10% of all child deaths.  This concern [...]

An Events Manager has many arms. Agree?

People will often think of Events Managers as merely concert or exhibition planners, but being one requires much more. Most of the time, guests may [...]

Compound Vs Single Joint Movements

What is a compound movement? The phrase “Compound Exercises” are commonly used in the gym. There have been claims that compound movement are suffice for [...]

Making a Positive Social Impact through Events

Benjamin Franklin said, “Tell me & I forget. Teach me & I remember. Involve me & I learn.” We learn from experience and through practice [...]

5 Essential Items for the frequent flyer

So you are a frequent flyer who practically lives out of your suitcase. Here are some essential gadgets to make your trip better! 1. Active [...]

10 Tips To Healthy Ageing with Force 21

As medical technology advances and gets increasingly accessible, worldwide life expectancy has likewise been steadily increasing. In Singapore, life expectancy now stands at 80.7 years [...]

Talking About Social Impact in the Workplace

Since we have been sharing about our advocacy and mission for quite some time, we have been invited on numerous occasions to pitch to companies [...]

Garden Party @ Istana Hosted by President Halimah Yacob

We are honoured to sponsor and volunteer at Project We Care Garden Party @ Istana Hosted by President Halimah Yacob. The garden party took place [...]

Holiday season coming right up

The year-end holiday season will be upon us in a couple of months. Most of the parents, myself included, would have holiday plans already set [...]

Go Paper Free for your next Event!

Advances in technology and with careful planning, it is possible to run a conference or seminar on a more environmental friendly and cost effective basis. [...]

Why mental health is important for your physical health

In our society we are being taught that physical health is very important. Since young, we have physical education to guide us through the process [...]

The Golden Era of Ride-hailing

I have the opportunity to travel in the Southeast Asia region and see how ride-hailing technology such as Grab and Go-Jek has transformed the economy. [...]

Safe Water for Children

GiftingLife, a CSR initiative supported by Force 21, has been working with the Department of Education in the Philippines to assess the situation of schools [...]

Drone sightings at Changi Airport force closure of one runway

This was one of the news headlines on Channel News Asia on 19th June 2019. This was just the start of the drone incidents happening [...]

Fitness Technology

It’s very common in this modern age to own a tracker, a heart rate monitor or any form of fitness technology. People have a variety [...]

Creating a Sparkling Event

How often have you attended a seminar that starts off with a rumbling sets of drum performances? How often do you walk into an event [...]

Peace of mind with Security

There have been many cases of security breaches lately, ranging from cybersecurity attacks to drone intrusions. What can we do to ensure that we are [...]

Reminisce old times & exploring NEWater Visitor Centre

Our last CSR activity with Chua Chu Kang Zone 2 RC senior residents took place last Friday, 7 June 2019. We made a video to [...]

Force 21 & Volunteerism

Force 21 started our Corporate Social Responsibility journey five years ago when I was tasked to organise teambuilding for the company. And after organising teambuilding [...]

This problem severely affects student performance, and the solution can be very simple

Good food and nutrition is very important for children to perform at their best in schools. There is, however, a bigger problem that affects them [...]

Recent incident in the headlines involving security guards

On my last blog, I mentioned I would blog more about security. And here is what triggered me to bring up this topic. On 4th [...]

1-in-5 Deaths Caused by Unhealthy Eating Habit

It has been reported in a recent global study published in The Lancet, that one in five deaths on earth are related to unhealthy eating habits. [...]

Utilizing Earth’s Saltwater through Reverse Osmosis

Most of the earth is covered in water. Although it is mostly undrinkable, being lodged in seas and oceans, this water can be unlocked through [...]

Force 21 Events designed our own Milipol Asia Pacific booth

Milipol Asia-Pacific 2019 brings focus on the immediate and future challenges faced by Government security forces from organised crime to regional terrorism. This exhibition focused [...]

The craziness before the exhibition

Milipol Asia Pacific comes by every 2 years to our shores. It is one of the biggest security exhibition in Singapore for security equipment and [...]

Children and Physical Activity

I was playing some ball games with my son, who was turning 2 years old, a few months ago when it struck me that in [...]

Industry 4.0 and Services 4.0

I had the opportunity to attend a sharing session on Industry 4.0 and Services 4.0 last Wednesday (14 March 2019), talking about the impact Artificial [...]

Fitness-themed CSR with the Seniors

Our second CSR activity with the senior residents from Chua Chu Kang Zone 2 RC happened on 1 March 2019. It was a fitness-themed event, [...]

Earth’s largest reservoir of drinking water may just be floating around us

We are talking about how we can convert air into drinking water as we feature atmospheric water generators (AWGs), another technology in our portfolio of [...]

Personal safety for civilians

On 14th February 2019, Valentine’s day, a 48 year-old woman was punched and kicked in a robbery in a lift. She lost her identity card, [...]

Post CNY-Back to training Regime

Finally, the main part of Chinese New Year is gone and we are into our last week of CNY celebrations. Time to get your bums [...]

Technology 10 Year Challenge

With the #10yearchallenge craze right now, we thought we will do one for technology! Mobile Phones Smartphones are already popular in 2009, and interestingly phones [...]

Safe Water Solutions Featured Technology: Membrane Filtration

Why we need to keep water safe to drink is pretty obvious. The real challenge is how. In this three-part blog series, we will feature [...]

Drones in today’s world

Drones disrupted flight operations at London’s Gatwick Airport London’s Gatwick airport had flight operations severely hampered by drones last week for 36 hours. According to [...]

Choosing your Fitness Tracker

In this modern era, much had advanced in technology that there is an overwhelming of different makes and models of fitness trackers in recent years. [...]

Force 21 Launches Sustainability Brand: GiftingLife

The world is changing, and so should the way we do business. This is the idea of Force 21 as it welcomes its strategic business [...]

Bulletproof Backpacks

Mass shootings in USA so far in 2018 Before I start, I want to state that for the record that the object of this article [...]

Smarter Locks: Steps towards a keyless society

In the push for smart cities, there is a lot of talk about a cashless society. Now, we can also move towards a keyless society [...]

Importance of Strength & Conditioning for Tactical Athletes

Disclaimer: This blog post is a personal thought and feel. In no way is it representative of the Singapore Armed Forces or any other government [...]

Airside Safety with Technology

As the construction of new Changi Airport Terminal 5 is still undergoing, Changi Airport Group (CAG) does not want to have any obstruction to air [...]

My long overdue first aid training

The last first aid training and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) training I had taken was years back when I was still serving National Service. Many years [...]

What exactly is Events Management?

Many people may think of event managers as meeting or wedding planners. However, event management involves much more than that or it seems. At its [...]

Answering the Global Demand for Safe Drinking Water

The demand for safe drinking water is overwhelming, and we need to respond. The most recent report published jointly by the World Health Organization (WHO) [...]

AI on Public Transportation

Singapore transportation is one of the few examples that she is proud of as the ridership for transportation rose to approximately 7.2 million (by statistic [...]

First aid kits and first aid training in today’s urban world

If I were to ask how many of you readers carry a first aid kit most of the time wherever you go, I would bet [...]

A Humbling Experience

To celebrate our Nation’s 53rd birthday and in conjunction with the SG Cares Movement, the 18 Days of Giving, and A lifetime of Caring Initiative, [...]

Initiate an active lifestyle with your children & family

Disclaimer: this is purely a personal opinion and has no representation (research) from the masses. Being an avid sports person who is almost game enough [...]

Can AI predict World Cup results?

World Cup always take the world by storm and it happens every four years. Russia had the honour of hosting it this year. Kudos to [...]

Technical clothing and the importance of specifications

Technical clothing We are all familiar with clothing, after all, we wear them all the time (or at least most of us!). Then what is [...]

Factors to consider when working with a Fitness Professional

Congratulations that you have decided to pay some needed attention to your health and fitness by working with a fitness professional to help you attain [...]

3 Things Needed to Develop a Community in the Philippines

The Philippines, despite its abundant natural resources and outstanding manpower in the workforce, still lack in most aspects. Being a Filipino myself, I have jotted [...]

What has artificial intelligence has to do with event management ?

In with the new and out with the old. That’s what event management companies need to be if they want to remain current in this [...]

#TrumpKimSummit – Air Force One & The Beast

Singapore, our tiny sunny island called home, came into the spotlight on the world’s stage this week. The leader of two nations: North Korea and [...]

Choosing the right clothes for your next adventure (Part 3)

The second part of this blog series was on the fit of a garment and the design features to look out for. Here’s what we [...]

Healthy Lifestyle with Technology

Receiving a chat group sharing of our FiTSA team MOU signing with GEA Institute posted on our social media, triggered me to write this blog [...]

A brief interview with Daniel & Yong Jin on the upcoming MOU event

Force 21 will be signing an MOU with GEA Institute on 21 May 2018. We did a short interview with Daniel Cheah, our CEO and [...]

Choosing the right clothes for your next adventure (Part 2)

Your next adventure awaits…  (Part 2) In the previous post, I talked about the layering system and how we can make use of it for [...]

Understanding HIIT vs Tabata for Beginners

High Intensity Interval Training or HIIT for short are often used by the active community during their workouts e.g. “I am doing HIIT for my [...]

We Salute You!

Since our venture with LifeStraw® started, we have met with many NGOs, Foundations, Corporates and Government entities. Recently, we had the honour of meeting up [...]

Smart Technology and its Challenges

Since we are still in the topic of “Smart Nation, Smart Cities”, let us focus into another area of “Smart”: “Smart Technology”. Have you wonder [...]

5 Event Planning Skills You Need for Success!

If you are contemplating a career as an event planner, whether that be with an event management company, in an event planning position within a [...]

Smartphone Dominates the World

What will you do when you are alone? Will you bring out a book to read or just unlock your Smartphone and start to play [...]

Are Singaporeans Safe from Water Contamination Problems?

Singapore is known to be of high standards when it comes to being clean and green and most or if not all would consider Singapore [...]

Importance of “TEAM” in every company

Over the last weekend on 10 March 2018, Force 21 participated in a dragon boat competition, DB Hearts, and won 1st runner up under the [...]

Are we more secure?

There’s seemed to be a great emphasis on security on Singapore Homeland. Singapore Government is planning to spend billions of dollars on ICA bio-metric technology [...]

Choosing the right clothes for your next adventure (Part 1)

Your next adventure awaits…. Many of us are adventurers at heart. Given the advancement in the information sharing and cheap travel, we seek out adventures [...]

Looking good for the New Year!

This month, we are celebrating the “Festival” that most Chinese are looking forward to! And that is our Chinese Lunar New Year! Apart from collecting [...]

3 Tips for Building a Smart Home

Have you always dreamed of living in a Smart Home? Imagine you are on the way home on the train, and 15 minutes before you [...]

You give a man a fish, you will feed him a day, but if you teach him how to fish, you feed him a lifetime

Exploring Corporate Social Responsibility Corporate social responsibility (CSR) has been a frequent buzz word in the corporate world for a while now. The concern about [...]

Events SWAG Bag (Stuff-We-All-Get!)

What is it about Events and Swag Bags? People love Swag Bags aka FREEBIES.  Event goers will most certainly be walking away from any event [...]

What is a Smart City?

As an engineering student in the early 2000s, I was already aware of the concept of a Smart City. During my 4 year course, I [...]

Terrorism and how we can keep it at bay

Terrorism in recent times We have all seen and heard about the terrorist attacks in Paris, London, Berlin, Stockholm, Manchester and Barcelona. These attacks happened [...]

How to get a 6-Pack Abs? How to burn fats at my stomach area?

During the festive gathering, I was asked these questions repetitively, “how do I burn fats around my tummy area” “can doing 300 crunches every day [...]