New National Day Song Is A Step Up From 2013’s, Which Isn’t Saying Much

After the 2013 NDP song, even goats bleating would sound better The 2013 National Day Parade song was so terribad that Singapore needed a year to recover from the aural "experience" that was "One Singapore". Whoa-oh-oh-oh. Whoa-oh-oh-oh-oh! Source There wasn't a National Day song in 2014, which is why you just can't seem to...

Alex Tan Changes STR’s Name After SPH Came Knocking

SPH takes issue with Alex Tan's usage of Straits Times Review In order to avoid legal issues with media company Singapore Press Holdings, Alex Tan has changed his website's name from Straits Times Review to... States Times Review. Oh. Wow. Here's the new picture for its Facebook page: Source Anyway, here's how the brief saga...

9 Things We Want To See On The Singapore-KL High Speed Rail

What if you could decide how you travel on the HSR? If you don't already know, a Singapore-KL High Speed Rail (HSR) is set to become a reality in the near future. Source And if you haven't got the rundown about what to expect, some quick facts are: The Singapore terminus will be...

10 Contenders For The Song Of The Summer

We predict the hottest song of the hottest season Ah, summer. The time of sexy tans, bikinis and board shorts, and iced tea by the beach of melting while you read this. Man, how we love 'summer' here in Singapore. While summer has little meteorological effect on Singapore, the season usually brings along...

Razer CEO Tells Kids To Drop Out Of School, Rage Ensues

Min-Liang Tan tells RI kids to drop out of school and some people took it really seriously Did you know that the CEO of gaming peripheral company Razer was from Raffles Institution and disliked his teachers? If you didn't, you definitely know now. Yesterday (6 May), Min-Liang Tan met several students from his...

Amos Yee’s Bail Conditions Unchanged Because He Refused To See A Shrink

Bargaining chip offered by prosecution, but Amos didn't bite To the surprise of absolutely no one, Amos Yee's bail conditions, described by his lawyer Alfred Dodwell as being akin to a gag order, have been unchanged. The prosecution had offered to alter terms, namely: doing away with the requirement to report...

3 Things You Need To Know About The Singapore-KL High Speed Rail

You can now travel from Jurong East to Kuala Lumpur via train... in a few years Singaporeans love travelling to Malaysia. Our northern neighbour is an affordable chewing-gum-packed weekend getaway, and now it can be a weekday getaway too. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has announced that the Singapore-KL High Speed...

Straits Times Review Is Quite Insistent On Not Speaking To Media

TRS' spiritual successor has no intention of speaking to mainstream media When you can no longer do certain things in Singapore, you leave. That was probably what Straits Times Review editor Alex Tan had in mind when he moved to Australia, believing that he would be arrested if he stayed in Singapore...

8 Responses To Amos Yee That We Can All Learn From

The Amos Yee debate should educate more than it offends Seeing someone have the sheer guts to openly challenge the government isn't something you'd see everyday in Singapore. Amos Yee, now in remand, treads on hot water by posting on social media platforms, despite the terms and conditions of bail made clear to him. Even worse than...

Chinatown, Gardens By The Bay Among Singapore Landmarks Featured In Japanese Anime

Singapore's Iconic Places Become Backdrop For Japanese Anime Do any of these photos look familiar? Japanese anime Plastic Memories features iconic places around Singapore in their latest television series. A reddit user posted scenes from the futuristic show to compare real places in Singapore. Here's a plot summary of the sci-fi series,...

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