The Best Of Baey Yam Keng’s Instagram

Baey's best photos here At age 44, Baey Yam Keng, one of the youngest politicians in Parliament, is setting out to prove that MPs and politicians are not always dry, dreary and boring. He's on his way to success: his Instagram page already has 1000+ posts and he has amassed an impressive...

What If Singapore Never Separated From Malaysia?

Malaysia Boleh! Singapore has survived independence for 50 years; flourished, even. However, the idea of Singapore being a part of Malaysia today is not out of the question, despite the various differences that the UMNO and PAP faced in the 1960s. The following terms were agreed upon when Singapore entered Malaysia...

What Really Went Down In Operation Cold Store

Explained: Operation Cold Store A report released on 25 January by the Institute of Policy Studies (IPS) listed the events that were most and least remembered by Singaporeans. Controversial events like the discovery of a Marxist Conspiracy plot, and Operation Cold Store were least remembered. Since an ancient Chinese proverb instructs us to...

Khaw Boon Wan Admits To Oversight In Columbarium Issue

The naive assumption made that led to public unhappiness Future residents of the Fernvale Lea HDB flats were previously enraged by the revelation of plans that a columbarium would be built near their housing estate. Who wouldn't feel cheated if such important information was in the finest of fine print? Source However, the...

9 Ways To Use Singstat In Your Daily Life

Statistics are not always dreary, you know When someone mentions the word 'statistics', most of us would think of boring numbers that don't make any sense. However, we've managed to scrape some interesting ones together from Singstat, the government portal for all statistics Singapore, and provide excellent tips on how these numbers...

7 Reasons Why Our National Stadium Has Been Nominated As World’s Best

Lee Hsien Loong outspends the Arabs Our beloved National Stadium finally makes the news for something other than its failed hybrid pitch. Believe it or not, the Stadium is running to be the Stadium of the Year 2014, a competition organised by website stadiumdb.com. Source To qualify for this competition, stadiums have to...

The Morning MRT Commute: As Explained By Gifs

Wake up in the morning, feeling like P-atricia Mok On a bright sunny morning, Xiao Ming goes to the market. Except Xiao Ming now works at Raffles Place. And he lives in Jurong East. And the MRT is the only way to get to the office. To the nameless warriors who spend...

8 Groups Who Won’t Be Affected By The Fare Hikes

Transport fare hikes won't affect entire population ...or so the Public Transport Council says. And they're actually right. The 2.8% increase in public transport fares will not affect 1.1 million commuters. Who exactly are these 1.1 million lucky buggers? We read between the lines and source out this mythical population. Senior...

How To Exploit Singtel With Just 5 Moves

It's time for consumers to take their revenge We bet citizens are raging all over the Internet over news of the recent public transport fare hike. However, there are always good things to look forward to, such as the free Thursday perks that Singtel is dangling. (We also think there's a...

The Top 8 Reactions To The Alcohol Ban

The disgruntled-ness is at an all-time high The new alcohol bill looks set to be public enemy number one with restrictions such as proposing to ban public drinking from 10.30pm to 7am island-wide. Although this was tabled in response to the 2013 Little India riot that was caused by unruly, alcohol-driven...

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