A Scientist Is Giving $1,000 Of Her Salary To Fund Aspiring Artists With Creative...

There's got to be a catch, right? Frustrated by her uninspiring job at A*STAR, a Singaporean scientist is giving away part of her salary as a grant for local art projects of any genre, including visual arts, music, film, and literature. The brainchild of Dr Eng Kai Er — who is also a dancer-choreographer...

Sports Hub Decides Fake Is Better (And Probably Cheaper Too)

Update as at 20 Dec: The Sports Hub has decided that the pitch at the National Stadium will be natural grass. However, rather than ripping up and replacing the existing turf, the new surface will simply be placed on top of it. Who Says Growing Grass Is Easy? It's been called "sandy", "unplayable", and...

‘Kampung Boy’ Fandi Ahmad Wants To Retire In Batam

Fandi issues Batam 'Come and Get me Plea' Singapore's best — and some say JB — is moving to Batam. Fandi Ahmad expects to retire from coaching in three to five years, and when he does, he's moving to Batam. Singapore’s first footballer millionaire is a kampung boy at heart, and explained that he likes...

Middle Earth Wants Singaporeans To Migrate

New Zealand <3 Singaporeans An article persuading Singaporeans to move to New Zealand has been making the rounds of social media. The page focuses on topics potential emigrants might have reservations about, assuring readers that life in the land of the Haka is same same, “New Zealand has bustling towns and cities” —but different— “It’s...

New LTA Taxi App Attempts To Draw The Crowd Away From Uber & GrabTaxi

War Of The Taxis Ever since Uber and GrabTaxi took over the island last month, cabbies have been in a bind. No one's booking their services, so the LTA has upped the ante with their [email protected] app. Perhaps it's great timing, or perhaps it's foresight—Uber has waived its booking fares...

10 LGBTQ Terms That Will Help You Understand The Queer Community

10 LGBTQ Terms That You Need To Know (The queer, bisexual, transgender, asexual, and pansexual flags all in a GIF) This year, LGBTQ issues have become pertinent ones—377A is still in effect, the NLB has banned children’s books featuring different types of families, and the #WearWhite movement was started to “protest”...

This Chart Shows That Singaporeans Want To Resign From Their Jobs.

Wah Lao So Many Want To Quit? Last week, the hashtag #underhappy topped the charts on Twitter after an online poll showed workers here scoring 59 out of 100 for workplace happiness. It appears the problem may be worse than it seems. Google’s Keyword Planner tool reveals that 500,000 people have searched...

Singapore’s Opposition ‘Bad Boy’—Trade Pacts Useless

Chee Soon Juan Argues That Free Trade Needs To Come With Political Freedom. Singapore is no stranger to free trade agreements (FTAs). IE Singapore’s website lists over 20 FTAs in force, with countries like Australia, the United States, China, Japan and others. The big one coming up would be the Trans-Pacific Partnership...

TODAY Just Published The Worst Article Of The Year. Singapore Netizens Tear It To...

Shisha gets banned in Singapore Local humour group SGAG pointed out the irony of the recent shisha ban in Singapore. These pictures explain it best. The e-cigarette comparison is particularly relevant, because e-cigarettes are generally acknowledged to be less harmful than real cigarettes because they don't contain tobacco. The images resonated...

Man Makes Police Report After Article Claims He Is The Owner Of SMRT Ltd...

Satire Article Falsely Links Businessman To Internet Troll Group A businessman has made a police report after a photo of him was used in a troll news article. The satirical story claimed that SMRT Ltd (Feedback)’s founder was arrested but used a photo of Geoffrey See, the owner of a...

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