What’s Really Happening In Aljunied-Hougang-Punggol East

The AGO has released their audit findings on AHPETC's accounts The full audit findings from the Auditor-General's Office (AGO) on AHPETC's accounts was finally released yesterday (9 February), after a lot of arguments between WP chairman Sylvia Lim and Minister of State Desmond Lee over Aljunied-Hougang-Punggol East Town Council (AHPETC)'s account management. AHPETC had an...

SMRT Ltd (Feedback) Trolls Everyone Re. Xiaxue’s Court Order

This is why we have to read the affidavit properly Most will have known about blogger Xiaxue getting a Protection Order against an anonymous entity known only as SMRT Ltd (Feedback). If you've been living under a rock, we've covered that here. In response to the affidavit served against them, SMRT Ltd (Feedback)...

The Thaipusam Saga Part 2: Of Charges, Story-Telling And Privileges

Thaipusam incident's fallout continued over the weekend In case you folks missed the developments of the Thaipusam incident over the weekend, here is a round-up. Three arrested during Thaipusam incident charged Source The men involved in the altercation during Thaipusam processions have been formally charged in court on 7 Feburary. Ramachandra Chandramohan (left in...

Hotpot Culture Proves That All Can Be Forgiven With Free Food

Hotpot Culture wants to show its sincerity in holding open house Hotpot Culture made news headlines when a dead rat was found in their food last month, and the Chinese restaurant was suspended pending investigations by the National Environment Agency. On Wednesday, Hotpot Culture's Marina Square outlet's suspension was lifted, and its hygiene...

Minister S Iswaran Doesn’t Understand Why S’poreans Aren’t Happy About Thaipusam Incident

Second Home Minister calls for "calm" and "restraint" among S'poreans The Thaipusam saga rages on today, although Second Home Minister S Iswaran might have misunderstood the situation a little while talking to the media. He called on Singaporeans "to stand together against a breakdown in law and order", and insisted that the ban on...

Singapore’s Trust In The Government And Its Media Is Falling

Edelman has released its Trust Barometer results for 2015 The annual study done by public relations firm Edelman compares trust levels of the government, media, business and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) globally. The results for Singapore are...interesting to say the least. Here are some of the selected results, relating to the government and the...

SDP: PAP Copied Our 2012 Medishield Life Idea

How much of Medishield Life is a copy? The Medishield Life bill, passed in parliament on 29 January, has been touted by the PAP to be the better and more comprehensive relative of the previous Medishield scheme. However, opposition party Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) has come out to spoil the...

Singapore’s Industries Ranked According To Employee Happiness

Under Happy Survey: Round 2 Everybody's favourite word to describe "not happy but also not unhappy" is back, in a more specialised survey conducted by Achieve Group in November and December last year. This time, we get to find out how many employees are "under happy", split by industries! Source Take note that...

6 Deaths Reported Over The Weekend, But Singapore Is Still Pretty Safe

Six dead over the weekend via three cases A recent spate of death reports were observed over the weekend on state media. Oh no! Source Should we lock our doors and hide our wife and kids? No. Let's take an objective look at each of these cases. Yuan Ching deaths On 30 January, at Park View Mansion,...

A List Of International Lists Featuring Singapore

Check out the lists that we've somehow made it onto Singapore may be just a little red dot on the map, but we've been making waves globally, with honourable mentions from the likes of New York Times naming Singapore as one of the top must-go places in 2015. Here's a look at...

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