This Video Shows Just How Bad The Bedok Interchange Congestion Is

After a three-year wait, the new, sparkly Bedok Integrated Transport Hub finally opened on Sunday (30 Nov). However, what awaited were more jams than the breakfast spreads aisle in NTUC. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T9hlPygs0X0 The delays were so bad that buses took more than an hour to get into the interchange –  a distance that only requires...

These Primary School Questions Our Kids Go Through Will Horrify You

A Singaporean mother has gathered a collection of actual local primary school questions, and they look absolutely illogical. Have a look at this question from a Primary 4 exam: Because "the sun is behind her" is apparently not the answer to why a person's shadow appears in front. Instead, the "correct" answer...

10 Things You Can Buy In Singapore With RM10

As oil prices continue to tumble, our oil-exporting neighbour to the north experienced their largest two-day loss since the 1997-98 financial crisis. At 5pm on Monday (1 Nov), S$1 could buy RM2.63 – a 10 month high. With this recent development, we decided to see what visitors from the other side...

This Accurate Map Of Singapore Is Accurate

A revised map of districts in Singapore has been making the rounds on the internet, revising the names of neighbourhoods and regions for "accuracy". The map, created by the Kaki News Network, features the entire northern region of the island has been rebranded "Malaysia Truely Asia", while the Geylang/Eunos region is...

This Singaporean Hokkien Word List Helps You Follow Every Jack Neo Movie Created

Limpeh's guide to swearing in Hokkien.

4 Memorable Phua Chu Kang Appearances (Outside of PCK Pte Ltd)

Not Play-Playing Anymore Veteran comic Gurmit Singh has not to extend his contract with MediaCorp and will now devote his time to his family instead. The multi-talented artiste will finally hang up his yellow boots and wig after 20 years of making Singaporeans smile. The influence of Phua Chu Kang, a character synonymous to Gurmit himself, extended...

5 Lies Singaporean Students Believe That Damage Their Self-Esteem

PSLE? What Next? Last Friday, the whole country was aflutter with the release of this year's PSLE results. Caught in the frenzy, many students wondered if they have a future in this country when competition is fierce. However, they forgot one thing: The PSLE is not an accurate measure of a...

10 LGBTQ Terms That Will Help You Understand The Queer Community

10 LGBTQ Terms That You Need To Know (The queer, bisexual, transgender, asexual, and pansexual flags all in a GIF) This year, LGBTQ issues have become pertinent ones—377A is still in effect, the NLB has banned children’s books featuring different types of families, and the #WearWhite movement was started to “protest”...

Ten Things That Should Be Banned In Singapore Instead Of Shisha

These Things Are Better Off Banned First it was chewing gum, now it is shisha. Singapore’s constant need for being a nanny to its citizens would be put to better use if they banned these things instead. 10. Sim Lim Scammers (Mr Pham Van Thoai in anguish at Sim Lim) They come by...

PM Lee Hsien Loong Was Once Awarded “The Greatest Intellectual Achievement” Attainable In Britain

The Man Who Topped Cambridge Prime Minister (PM) Lee Hsien Loong once muttered to himself throughout his three-hour Cambridge exam as he answered the questions. The noise put other students off and in the next exam, a young Lee was told to sit in a separate room on his own,...

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