Singapore Was Once In A State Of Emergency For 12 Years Due To A...

State Of Emergency Declared To Deal With Malayan Communist Party You wouldn't know this unless you're a die-hard history buff - but Singapore once declared a state of emergency that kicked off exactly 70 years ago, and lasted for over a decade, from 1948 to 1960. What sparked the order? Blame the Malayan Communist Party...

S’porean Car Catches Fire On Causeway; Both SCDF & Johor Firemen Rush To The...

The fire caused a 1-hour jam on the Causeway.

What We Know About Missing AirAsia Flight QZ8501: Day 2

About The Missing Flight QZ8501 On 28 December, AirAsia Flight QZ8501 lost contact with air traffic control at 07:24 SST(Singapore Standard Time, GMT +8), about an hour after leaving the tarmac from Surabaya, Indonesia. The plane was headed for Singapore as it went missing over the Java Sea. It was...

Tiong Bahru Was A Swampy Kampung & Mistress Village Before Hipster Cafes Hit

Tiong Bahru: Pre-War Housing Estate Dating Back To The 1920s Ask any 2000s kid about Tiong Bahru and they'll probably mention Tiong Bahru Bakery or Plain Vanilla. Many wouldn't be able to tell you about the rich history that belies its snaking rows of hipster cafes and eateries. Commercialisation of Tiong Bahru...

SMRT Admits They Couldn’t Handle The Breakdowns On Their Own, Netizens React In Anger

Netizens want SMRT to wake up their idea Last night (14 July), SMRT's Managing Director of Trains, Mr Lee Ling Wee, spoke up on TV about SG's worst MRT breakdown in history. Source He confessed that the transport giant, raking in $2.2 million a year, could not handle the wrath of 7/7. And...

10 Cases Of People Who Have Gone Missing In Singapore

People Who Have Gone Missing In Singapore We've taken a look at unbelievable crimes that happened in Singapore, leading us to explore other tragedies that have taken place here. One would think that on such a small island, people would not vanish without a trace. Sadly, some of these disappearances ended in...

The Lee Kuan Yew And Kwa Geok Choo Love Story

Lifelong partners in every way.

Our Reader’s Encounter With LKY Sums Up His Love For Mrs Lee

A reader shares a run-in with LKY We don't usually do reader submissions, but this story from a MustShareNews reader had us reaching for tissues. The reader prefers not to be named. We reproduce the submission in full below: I am a reader of the your site and I read the article of the Lee Kuan...

Singaporean Cancer Survivor Lived With Hole In Throat For Four Years

U. Govindan, a former security guard, lived with a hole in his throat for four years without a good night's rest because he had to change his dressing every three hours, day and night. Tan Tock Seng Hopsital (TTSH) claimed that "(its) plastic surgeon was too junior to perform the...

Disembodied Drivers To Put Taxis Out Of Business

Not many of you may know this, but Singapore has been testing driverless vehicles in NUS and at the Chinese and Japanese Gardens since the start of the year. So here's a reminder. The Singapore National Research Foundation has been funding research on driverless technology, being done by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology...

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