Taiwan Isn’t Part Of Asia Any More After It Junks “Asian Values”, Declares Gay...

Taiwan Court Rules That Constitution Violated By Disallowing Gay Marriage So, apparently all that talk about "Asian values" has been debunked now. Taiwan, which we think most people except for maybe the Flat Earth Society would agree is very much a part of Asia, just ruled that same-sex marriage is legal. Looks...

Amazon Prime Now To Launch In Singapore On May 28, Says Lazada CEO

Amazon Prime Now May Hit Singapore This Week E-commerce mammoth Amazon has been delaying its highly anticipated launch in Singapore for quite a while now, but the wait might finally be over. In a conversation with Tech In Asia last week (May 18), Mr Max Bittner, chief executive of online shopping platform...

Reddit Boss Says Singapore Changed His Life & Inspired His Start-Up

Reddit was conceived in Singapore.

8 Draconian Censorships in Singapore That Were Unnecessary

Cases Where Strict Censorship Was Uncalled For Did you hear that? Hmm, neither did we. That’s probably because it was censored. Most Singaporeans are aware of our strict censorship laws, and with the recent comeback of the “Sticker Lady”, it only feels appropriate to highlight the multiple instances when various...

Temasek’s Snapchat Investment May Have Lost Money After Shares Plunge

Temasek Is A Major Shareholder In Snapchat Parent In a report released by Bloomberg on Tuesday (May 16), Snap Inc., the parent company of popular social media application Snapchat, was finally dusting itself off and showing progress after its stocks plummeted last week. Source This was partially helped by the fact that...

Milk Formula Companies Pay For Hospitals’ D&D Events — And Prices Are Going Up

Perks For Hospitals To Provide Certain Milk Formula Brands To Infants In 2004, a 900g tin of milk formula would have set you back by $25.54 on average. Fast forward 10 years, and the price of the exact, same tin has increased by a whopping 120%. Why is there such a jaw-dropping...

Punggol Fire At School Undergoing Construction Strands 2 Workers On Gondola

Fire In Punggol On Tuesday (May 16), a fire broke out in Punggol at the Global Indian International School, which is still undergoing construction. The Singapore Civil Defence Force was alerted to the fire at a construction site opposite 17, Punggol Field Walk. Two workers were reported to have been trapped on...

Maserati Ex-Distributor Reveals Why He Quit, Says Selling Cars In Singapore Is Expensive

Why Hong Seh Motors Quit As Maserati Distributor When news broke last month (April 6) that Maseratis will be imported by Ital Auto instead of Hong Seh Motors, many were astonished that veteran high-end car distributors Hong Seh were giving up on the premium vehicles -- but a letter posted...

Grab Ambassador Reveals He Can Earn More Than $500 A Week “Converting” Uber Drivers

Uber & Grab Grabbing Rival Drivers The tussle within the transport industry in Singapore has gotten even more intriguing -- especially between Uber and Grab. Private-hire car services have been thriving, with passengers happier with their services compared to taxis, and Millennials, in particular, preferring to take Uber and Grab due to...

Minister Josephine Teo Says Milk Is Milk, Netizens Say She’s Missing The Point

Josephine Teo Doesn't Want Consumers To Be Milked The buzzword in Singapore this past week has been: milk. The steep prices of milk powder, the misleading marketing of milk powder, and the nutritional value and range of brands of milk powder. Well, it's about time for our favourite female minister to...

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