4 Ways Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan Is Reaching Out To Rail Maintenance Crew

Making New Friends Our newly appointed Transport Minister, Mr Khaw Boon Wan wrote about his first visit to SMRT Bishan Depot in his most recent blogpost dated 30 Sept. Seems like Mr Khaw is looking to make some new friends. And not just any friends, but total BFFs with SMRT and SBS rail crew. Source Will...

Bleeding Train Passenger Is Largely Ignored, Until Incident Goes Up On Social Media

Train commuter injures herself and travels, unaware of bleeding knee A post about a commuter’s bloody mishap on the MRT has gone viral. Facebook user TiQa AtiQah recounted on her social media page how her friend fell while rushing for the MRT doors and scrapped her knees against the floor. The injured...

5 Other Stats We Noticed From The National Population and Talent Division’s Report

The New Report is Out The new National Population and Talent Division's Report for 2015 was released yesterday (30 Sept), and Singapore saw a 1.2% growth in the population between June 2014 and 2015. However, population growth over the same period was lowest over the past decade. Also, the ageing population thing is still going...

Tan Chuan-Jin Is Basically Minister Of Social Media, But Overlooks One Basic Thing

Playing PAP's PR Department The new cabinet will commence their duties with effect from October 2015, but, hardworking Tan Chuan-Jin seems to have already started his job as Minster of Social and Family Development Social Media. That's right, he's been very busy on his Facebook, paying tribute to his colleagues. Let's take a look...

Do’s And Don’ts Every Singaporean Cyclist Should Know To Avoid Being Sent To Jail

Three weeks jail for errant cyclist who knocked down an elderly couple A while back, a cyclist, Lim Choon Teck, was sentenced to eight (later reduced to three) weeks jail after pleading guilty to a charge of committing a rash act. The cyclist had knocked over an elderly couple, causing Mdm...

Harrison Ford Goes All Indiana Jones On Indonesia’s Forestry Minister

A Hero Has Come To Save Us It's a bird...it's a plane...no it's... Indiana Jones in a helicopter on his way to meet the Minister of Forestry's office to stop the haze! Time for some hazy kick butt action...or not. Check out the clash of the titans -- Harrison Ford aka Mr...

15 Cartoons That Have Completely Different Meanings For Kids Vs Adults

Growing Up With Cartoons Growing up, we all probably watched cartoons, unless you were stranded on an island of some sort, like those poor people on Lost. However, viewing a cartoon as an adult can be markedly different from enjoying a cartoon as a kid. What was once cute and funny, can...

Cab Driver Displays Clearly Evident Kindness In The Midst Of Haze

Hiring a cab in hazy conditions Waiting for a taxi amid the haze can be pretty difficult, with the acrid air causing all of sorts of health problems. Thankfully for Singaporeans though, there are taxi drivers out there who are understanding and kind-hearted enough to make the process easier. A customer...

12 Stages Of Documenting Your Mid-Autumn Festival On Instagram

Getting the perfect picturesque feed The Mid-Autumn Festival, better known as the “Mooncake Festival” (for obvious reasons) is held on the 15th day of the 8th month of the lunar calendar when the moon appears at its fullest and brightest. During the festival, Chinese families around the world gather over...

11 Unmistakably Singaporean Things to Put Into The Official SG50 Time Capsule

Singapore plans to seal items into an SG50 time capsule We're into the 9th month of Singapore's golden jubilee, and the SG50 celebration continues. (Don’t worry, this is more meaningful than some others.) In an effort to preserve aspects of the country, Singapore plans to put 60 items into an SG50 time capsule,...

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