SIA’s New Fare Scheme Looks Awfully Inspired By Budget Airlines

New Singapore Airlines Fare Scheme Complicated And Confuses Customers Think Singapore Airlines (SIA) and ideas of "premium" and "world-class" would have been the first thoughts that come to people's head. A budget airline would be the last thing anyone would associate our national carrier with. Yet, with the new ticket fare system...

ESM Goh Urges PM Lee To Decide On New Prime Minister Candidate Within “6...

ESM Goh Chok Tong Sets Deadline For New Prime Minister Candidate To Be Decided 2018 has started out on a pretty gloomy note. The MRT has already broken down and the end-of-year fireworks were literally rained upon. But Emeritus Senior Minister (ESM) Goh Chok Tong has refused to be letdown by...

Temperatures In Singapore Will Drop To 23°C At Night For The Rest Of December...

Thundery Showers Mean Cooler Nights For Singapore Brace yourselves, winter is coming. Source Okay, so maybe it's not going to actually snow here in Singapore but it'll definitely be cold -- that much we aren't lying. As we transverse through the wet phase of the Northeast Monsoon, you can expect the next fortnight to be...

Ong Ye Kung Claims That Degrees Are Overrated, And He Might Be Right

Ong Ye Kung Says Skills Are More Important Than Degrees Speaking at the 47th St. Gallen Symposium in Switzerland last week (May 4), Minister of Education (Higher Education and Skills) Ong Ye Kung was reported saying that Singapore's number of graduates per cohort needs to be capped at about 30%...

Parents, Brace Yourselves: Education Minister Says Your Kids May Skip Uni To Keep Grad...

Education Minister Talks About Cap On Number Of Grads In Singapore Some parents may not be that happy with what Education Minister Ong Ye Kung had to say on Thursday (May 4). Speaking at the 47th St. Gallen Symposium in Switzerland, Mr Ong, who is also Second Minister For Defence, was...

10 Surprisingly Legal Things You Can Do In Singapore

Singapore, A Fine City? We all know of that Singapore stereotype. When foreigners think of Singapore, they shudder in fear, as they wonder how crazy tough life must be here, especially since they think we get caned if we chew gum. Source Perhaps we would be more familiar with this instead: Source If you're sick of...

Poly Lecturer Wore Bunny Costume To Teach Students Teamwork And Students Loved It

Lecturer's Interesting Teaching Methods We thought its only the primary schools that make use of furry mascots to put their pupils at ease. A lecturer at the Republic Polytechnic School of Hospitality seems to think her students are of the age to be won over by dancing bunnies. Source Dancing Bunnies Employing a tactic...

10 Things You Missed At Star Awards 2016

It's the time of the year again Ah, a year has flown by since we watched Jeanette Aw do a Jennifer Lawrence at the Star Awards 2015. This year's star-studded event was held at the new headquarters at One-North. The glitzy affair gathered all our favourite Mediacorp actors and actresses under one roof,...

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...

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