Why A Filipino-Written Musical About Singapore May Not Be A Bad Idea

A musical about Singapore's turbulent post-WWII years is being helmed by a Filipino composer ...and its cast mainly features Filipinos. We can hear the pitchforks being sharpened already, but before you angrily comment, hear the story out and reserve judgment until you've seen it. You've put the pitchfork down? Alright, read on. First off,...

How To Exploit Singtel With Just 5 Moves

It's time for consumers to take their revenge We bet citizens are raging all over the Internet over news of the recent public transport fare hike. However, there are always good things to look forward to, such as the free Thursday perks that Singtel is dangling. (We also think there's a...

Places You Can Drink At In Singapore Without Being Jailed

Dude, where's my beer? If you haven't already heard of the proposed Liquor Control Bill, we just have one question for you -- Where's this rock you've been living under? Anyway, here's a quick recap of the Bill's details: No consumption of alcohol in public places between 10.30pm and 7.30am daily, No...

The Top 8 Reactions To The Alcohol Ban

The disgruntled-ness is at an all-time high The new alcohol bill looks set to be public enemy number one with restrictions such as proposing to ban public drinking from 10.30pm to 7am island-wide. Although this was tabled in response to the 2013 Little India riot that was caused by unruly, alcohol-driven...

8 Questions We All Secretly Want To Ask PM Lee

Who says constructive politics can't be light-hearted? So PM Lee just announced on Instagram (Wow, so hipster) that he will be hosting a live Question and Answer (Q&A) session on Facebook (Wow, hipster count number two). The highly anticipated session will be held this Saturday on 24 January, from 11.45am to...

Did Chan Chun Sing Wrongly Accuse Chee Soon Juan?

Looks like CSJ might not be the only one facing defamation There has been a lot of talk about the back-and-forth jibes between Minister Chan Chun Sing and Dr. Chee Soon Juan (read: PAP v SDP). In Chan's 16 January letter ("Chee sacrifices S'pore to win points overseas"), he says that Chee...

Everything You Need To Know About The Chee Soon Juan/Chan Chun Sing Spat

The ballad of Dr. Opposition Bad Boy and General (NS) Paper In the past week, Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) Secretary-General Chee Soon Juan and former General/current Minister Chan Chun Sing have written no less than 4 letters to public mediums, all making reference to each other. The entire debacle is degrading...

Why That Article On How To Save $20,000 In 2015 Is (Mostly) Fail

You thought $20k was so easy to save. Too bad, it's not. So we stumbled across an article teaching us how to save $20,000 in 2015. Sounds good right? We're pretty sure that there are a lot of 2015 resolutions out there that involve saving money. We all want to...

Delusional Sports Hub Management Gets Put In Its Place By Straits Times Journalist

Straits Times Calls Out Sports Hub Management On Their Lack Of Humility An improvement of Singapore's press freedom rating might be incoming Singapore's press freedom rating was at a dismal 150th out of 180 countries last year -- the worst ranking for a developed country. Since last year, The Straits Times (ST) has been...

Dad Lies About Address To Get Daughter In Favoured Primary School

A man lied about his address in order to get his daughter into a prestigious school Kiasu-ism is increasingly becoming more than just a Singapore pastime. Being kiasu can land you a fine and jail, as this father found out when he conned a primary school principal into getting his daughter a place...

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