10 Completely Serious Alternative Names For Singapore’s National Swim Team

Uncreative SG swimming association may need some help in coming up with an original name A brief fiasco occurred when the Singapore Swimming Association (SSA) decided to call their collective athletes the most creative name ever: the Red Lions. The Red Lions are made up of the diving, swimming, synchronised swimming, water polo,...

Mainstream Media Critique Of Government Survey Has Us Intrigued

Business Times article criticises REACH survey for lacking full data and having leading questions Colour us intrigued, because a publishing company with links to the Government has posted an article critical of a government survey! The REACH survey quizzed people's opinions of the Budget 2015. Unfortunately, like this other REACH survey relating to the...

11 Hilarious Name Suggestions For Our Navy’s New Ship

Republic of Singapore Navy's name crowdsourcing attempt works out just as expected So our Navy posted a call on Facebook asking for suggestions on what their new ship should be called. Source But of course, our netizens didn't miss this chance to come up with some absolutely ridiculous yet hilarious suggestions. 1. Never break down Source Never...

5 Reasons Why The Budget 2015 Is More Conservative Than You Think

Economists dispute claims of left-leaning Budget 2015 In the Parliament debate about the Budget 2015 last week (3 March), MPs Tin Pei Ling, Hri Kumar and NMP Chia Yong Yong raised concerns about the Government's perceived social spending and its sustainability in the long run. In response, articles have appeared on...

12 Weird Items People Sell On Carousell

Carousell: the place to chuck all weird and unwanted items Online home-grown shopping site Carousell has been a big hit, with over eight million listings and funding from Rakuten. Although it's a great place to source for cheap clothing or any other item you may ever possibly need in your life,...

3 Things To Learn From The Deleted NIVEA Advertisement

NIVEA caves in to public pressure and removes controversial advertisement We're not sure if you've seen the recent NIVEA advertisement starring local YouTube celebrity Munah Bagharib. Source In case you haven't, the commercial depicts Munah going about her daily activities, but with a small catch: she has dark underarms. This draws looks of...

10 Reasons Why Two Guys Tried To Steal Ez-link Card Readers

Why would anyone want to steal ez-link card readers? Two men stole 5 ez-link card readers from SMRT between 21-24 January, and were arrested on 3 March. The question on everyone's minds must be: why? Here are 10 possible reasons, some more plausible than others. 1. They wanted to start their own bus...

The Survey About Graduates Expecting Starting Pay Of $4,000 Is Bollocks

STJob.sg's survey distorts results, paints graduates in a negative light On 4 March, AsiaOne published an article about a survey conducted by STJobs.sg, claiming that "1 in 5 graduates" expect $4,000 starting pay. But anybody who bothered to read the article would eventually realize that the proportion of graduates who claim this, is...

LKY Is On Life Support, Because That’s What Mechanical Ventilation Is

Singapore media insists on using 'mechanical ventilation' over 'life support' As you probably know by now, former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew is in Singapore General Hospital (SGH) after being admitted for severe pneumonia. On Thursday (26 February), the Prime Minister's Office confirmed that Mr Lee remains on mechanical ventilation,...

Chee Soon Juan Strikes Again With Another Opinion Piece

The Huffington Post really loves Chee Soon Juan Believe it or not, Chee Soon Juan has written yet another opinion piece to the Huffington Post. Source Of course, Chee doesn't miss the chance to pinpoint the shortcomings of the ruling PAP government. We condense the juiciest bits here in this post: 1. On...

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