Alibaba Will Pay $5,000/Mth, Sponsor Your PhD & Maybe Employ You

Alibaba Will Sponsor 30 Lucky Post-Grad Students In Singapore If you've wanted to pursue a PhD in artificial intelligence, data analytics, cloud computing or the Internet of Things, here's your chance at full sponsorship. 20-30 lucky students will get a chance to be sponsored by Alibaba in Jan 2019's first intake. The...

A New Fertility Campaign Is Being Rolled Out & It’s Cringe AF

I Love Children's New Fertility Campaign Has Superheros & Monsters “As a woman, sitting next to a cartoon sperm at a MRT station is just weird," my colleague told me in the morning after encountering a rather peculiar ad. If there’s one line to sum up I Love Children’s new fertility...

Black Maserati Driver Caught In Reckless Road Rage Twice By Netizens

Maserati Road Rage Driver Hell hath no fury like a Maserati driver scorned. Or so this viral video appears to depict. A black sports car was captured going all fast and furious along Lorong Chuan on 7 Sep. Source The driver cut across two merging lanes and drove for a while on the opposite...

Norwegian Air To Stop Singapore To London Direct Flights By Jan 2019

Norwegian Air Pulls Out Of Singapore-London Route After A Year Close to a year after the glorious announcement of S$240 direct flights to London, Norwegian Air will be halting the service by early Jan 2019. Citing overly competitive costs due to fuel, the short-lived deal was truly too good to be...

Ministers’ Bonuses Averaged 4.1 Months In 2017, Called A “5-Year Low”

Ministers' Average Performance Bonus In 2017 Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong shared a written reply to Workers' Party's Mr Leon Perera about ministerial bonuses on Monday (10 Sep). He clarified that the average performance bonus of political office-holders was 4.1 months in 2017 -- the lowest it's been in 5 years. Bonuses...

Election Deposits To Be Lowered To $13,500, A Whopping 7% Discount

Election Deposits Can Also Be Paid Through Electronic Funds Transfer Our electricity and water prices may be on the rise, but Singaporeans now have a new reason to rejoice. The government has proposed lowering the election deposit by a whopping 7%, from $14,500 to $13,500! Independent candidates like Han Hui Hui and...

6 Penal Code Changes That’ll Pass Way Before A 377A Repeal In S’pore

169 Proposed Changes To Penal Code, But 377A Not Part Of It A major revamp is in the works for our penal code, with one glaring exception -- repealing Section 377A, a controversial law criminalising homosexual sex between men. However, the other 169 proposed changes in a 500-page report are open...

Watch This Hilarious AF Video Of Singapore MPs Playing Drums

Singapore MPs Join Hands To Put On A Performance At An ASEAN Meeting Thursday (6 Sep) marked the end of 39th General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly. The general assembly is a platform for MPs from around ASEAN to exchange views on important regional matters. While all of this appears...

KL-SG High Speed Rail On Hold For 2 Years In New Agreement With M’sia

Minister Khaw Boon Wan Inks New High Speed Rail Agreement With Malaysia Singaporeans planning their next KL trip via high speed train can now breathe a collective sigh of relief. A 2-year deferment for the High Speed Rail project has been inked officially in a brand new agreement with Malaysia. Transport Minister...

NUS Students Ask Union To Clarify $1.3 Million Of Tax In Scathing Exposé

'NUS Students United' Page Publishes Exposé On Compulsory Student Tax Move aside NUS 'Nice Guy' Stalker, and say hello to an alleged student tax conspiracy. Facebook page 'NUS Students United' uploaded a scathing exposé on 31 Aug, containing detailed allegations against the executive committee of their student union. They've CSI-ed year-on-year (YoY) increases...

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