3 News Articles From SPH That Made Us Go Urrrrggh

Mainstream media gets desperate for views, shares, and likes News can be informative, debatable or even politically motivated. However, a new category of news has recently emerged, and we have decided to call it: News so dumb we want to collapse on the floor in utter shock. We already have three news...

13 Secrets We Found Out From Tan Chuan-Jin’s Instagram

A picture can tell a thousand words Fact Check: Tan Chuan-Jin, Manpower Minister has 992 posts and 2.8k followers. Although Minister Tan is quite low-profile (read: no Chan Chun Sing or Huffington Post saga), we managed to use our high level of psychic skills to predict his personality. So here are 12...

5 Government Agencies Who Wasted Our Money

Not your money, still anyhow use? A Public Accounts Committee (PAC) report submitted on 4 February has drawn attention to "irregularities" in the usage of public funds. The report is in response to a July 2014 Auditor-General's report. Yup, public funds as in the taxes that we all have to pay. Source PAC...

Thaipusam Drums Ban Is So Racist We Can’t Even

Trouble brews at Thaipusam Thaipusam is a celebratory festival dedicated to Lord Muragan, the deity of youth, power, and virtue. However, the mood at this year's celebration was anything but happy. The problems began when organisers of the event requested that a group of participants stop playing the drums because doing so violated...

Singapore Power Misleads Animator Into Performing Extra Work

Animator misled by Singapore Power Group, gets money back for wasted time A day ago, Joshua Chiang of CerealBox Studios made a post on his Facebook page detailing his unpleasant business encounter with Singapore Power Group (SP). SP had led Mr Chiang to believe that they would be hiring his team to develop and produce...

SDP: PAP Copied Our 2012 Medishield Life Idea

How much of Medishield Life is a copy? The Medishield Life bill, passed in parliament on 29 January, has been touted by the PAP to be the better and more comprehensive relative of the previous Medishield scheme. However, opposition party Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) has come out to spoil the...

Team Predictions For Lawyer M. Ravi’s Great AMK Run

Plaintiff: M. Ravi; Defendant: PM Lee Hsien Loong So activist lawyer M. Ravi has just announced that he will be running in the next General Election as an independent candidate, meaning that he will not stand with any political party. He also proclaimed that his campaign would have a "Singaporeans...

Are Hipster Cafes Eroding Tiong Bahru’s Identity?

Hipster Cafes And Tiong Bahru: A Symbiotic Relationship Nowhere in Singapore does the adage "pitting the old versus the new" fit more than in Tiong Bahru, land of the trendy, hip and cultural. Recent developments to the area has turned Tiong Bahru into Singapore's undisputed Hipster Avenue -- only Haji Lane and...

What Really Went Down In Operation Cold Store

Explained: Operation Cold Store A report released on 25 January by the Institute of Policy Studies (IPS) listed the events that were most and least remembered by Singaporeans. Controversial events like the discovery of a Marxist Conspiracy plot, and Operation Cold Store were least remembered. Since an ancient Chinese proverb instructs us to...

Khaw Boon Wan Admits To Oversight In Columbarium Issue

The naive assumption made that led to public unhappiness Future residents of the Fernvale Lea HDB flats were previously enraged by the revelation of plans that a columbarium would be built near their housing estate. Who wouldn't feel cheated if such important information was in the finest of fine print? Source However, the...

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