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A Millennial’s View Of Lee Kuan Yew

Millennials aren't exactly celebrating his passing In 2013, The Real Singapore posted an article written by Jeremy Sia, titled “More Young People are Looking Forward to LKY’s Death”. Sia quoted two people in his article, Edmund Tan, an undergraduate, and Muhammad Fadhil, a media consultant. Fadhil was quoted as saying that...

8 Ministerial Tributes From LKY’s Special Parliamentary Sitting

Quotes ministers gave from Parliament sitting Parliament convened yesterday for a special sitting (26 March) to pay tribute to the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew. A total of 11 ministers spoke, each conveying their deepest condolences to LKY's family members, and recalling personal anecdotes. A lone bouquet of white flowers were placed...

This Tumblr Blog Of Lee Kuan Yew Looking At Things Is Brilliant

Lee Kuan Yew liked to look at things A spin-off of humourous Tumblr blog Kim Jong Il Looking At Things featuring Mr. Lee Kuan Yew has appeared on the Internet, and it's about as hilarious as the original. Click on the picture below to go to the blog. Source Our dear leader liked to look...

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...

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