Man Arrested For Facebook Post Threatening To Kill Police Involved In Benjamin Lim’s Case

Man arrested for inciting violence in his Facebook comments A 40-year-old man has been arrested after he posted the following comments on Facebook inciting others to commit violence in connection with the Benjamin Lim case. The Chinese man made a post on Facebook in response to a news article about the...

Minister Shanmugam Gets Into A Tussle With TOC Over The Benjamin Lim Case

Law Minister breaks silence to deliver some truth bombs You've probably read pages and pages of articles revolving around the suicide of 14-year-old Benjamin Lim. The secondary school student allegedly jumped from his flat on 26 Jan after being accused of molest earlier in the day. The Singapore Police Force confirmed...

Amnesty International Criticises Singapore’s Treatment Of Amos Yee, M Ravi, TRS

Amnesty International questions freedom of expression in Singapore In its annual survey of the human rights records of countries from around the world, Amnesty International expressed concern about Singapore, saying that the People’s Action Party (PAP) “continued to penalize government critics for exercising their right to freedom of expression.” Source Well, that's...

NDP 2016 Will Surprisingly Cost About The Same As SG50 NDP

NDP 2016 is estimated to cost around $39.4 million Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen said in parliament today (29 Feb) that the National Day Parade (NDP) 2016 at the Singapore Sports Hub will cost $39.4 million. Comparing it with the SG50 Parade which cost $40.5 million, we would expect a more significant drop in this...

More Tourists Are Visiting Singapore, But They’re Also Spending Less

Singapore tourism receipts dip for the first time in six years Singapore Tourism Board revealed on Monday (29 Feb) that tourists spending in Singapore fell about 6.8 percent to $22 billion in 2015. This is despite having more tourists visiting Singapore in 2015 than the previous year. A total of 15.2 million tourists...

13 Excuse Letters Parents Will Inevitably Write For Their Children To Escape Classroom Cleaning

When overprotective parents come up with excuses for child cleaning classrooms When the Ministry of Education announced on Thursday (25 Feb) that it wants to introduce daily cleaning by students in all schools, we swear we could almost hear the school kids’ unanimous groans over the dismissal bells. The move to...

Here’s Everything You Need To Know About The All-New Satellite ERP

ERP gantries will soon be things of the past Source Fun fact: Did you know that the Electronic Road Pricing (ERP) gantries are around in Singapore for close to two decades? On 25 Feb, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) announced that have granted the tender to develop the next-generation ERP system to the consortium...

Unfortunate Mobile Crane Stuck In Woodlands Was Left For More Than 20 Hours

Mobile crane crashed into a POSB branch this morning At 7 a.m. Wednesday morning (24 Feb), a mobile crane crashed into a POSB branch in Woodlands. The police said that as the 36-year-old driver was trying to make a turn, the crane slipped, keeled over and collided into the POSB branch at 2A Woodlands Centre Road, according to Channel...

3 Reasons Why We’ll Never Solve Singapore’s Rat Problem

Rats! We have a problem In 2015, there were about 6,700 complaints about rat problems -- including the dead rat that was found in a vegetable dish at a Chinese restaurant in Marina Square and the rat that fell from the ceiling of Bedok Mall. Here's the Bedok Mall rat doing its best...

Singaporeans Will Never See Obama’s Emotional LGBT Segment On The Ellen Show

Channel 5 did not air the LGBT segment of The Ellen Show On 12 Feb, Barack Obama turned up on a special Valentine's Day episode of The Ellen Show to deliver a moving tribute to host Ellen DeGeneres. During the segment, Ellen and President Obama were discussing about the progress of LGBT (lesbian, gay,...

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