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...

Healing Young Cancer Patients Through Art

The Art Therapy's Therapists' Association might be ATAS for short, but their initiatives are strictly aimed at the general populace. Art has been used as a form of therapy at the National University Hospital (NUH)'s department of paediatrics since 2006. More recently in 2013, non-profit organisation Children’s Cancer Foundation (CCF)...

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...

10 Really Old Schools That Shaped Singapore’s History

Old Schools In Singapore: From Being Renamed To Experiencing War, They've Seen It All While Singapore is a relatively young country, our island does have quite a vast bit of history attached to it. Many of us know of these schools, but the history that accompanies these institutions is less well-known. We...

Here’s How You Can Help Support Local Fish Farm That Lost 80% Of Its...

Plankton bloom causes Ah Hua Kelong to lose 80% of stock An increase in plankton levels has crippled Ah Hua Kelong, leaving the local fish farm with only 20% of their fish stock. In order to help pay for expenses as the farm recovers, a crowdfunding effort has been set up. Source The...

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...

13 Controversies Of Lee Kuan Yew

Lee Kuan Yew, no stranger to controversy While he may have developed Singapore from economic backwaters to a First World Country, Mr. Lee Kuan Yew still had his fair share of controversies. A man of his status might have been revered by many, there are also many dissidents who want to bring him down. We...

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...

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

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

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...

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