Jackie Liong

Actor Jackie Liong, Tragic AYE Accident Victim – Gone Too Soon: Part 2

Remembering Jackie Liong Jackie Liong Kuo Hwa, 37, was a man who had a life filled with drama - literally, as the actor scored roles in a slew of local dramas like Code Of Law (2012), Point Of Entry (2010), Sayang Sayang (2008) and First Class (2008). Here's his Code Of...

If You Think ‘Apu Neh’ Isn’t Derogatory, You’re Wrong. Alfian Sa’at’s Explanation Of Why...

Alfian: A slur is a knife—if you’re the one holding the handle, you don’t get to decide how sharp it is. The outspoken playwright and poet Alfian Sa'at has openly challenged a Facebook post where an elderly man tries to justify the use of derogatory terms like ‘keling’ and ‘apu neneh’,...

Panama Papers Law Firm Mossack Fonseca Has A Singapore Office

Mossack Fonseca has a Singapore office Mossack Fonseca, the Panamanian law firm at the centre of the document leak, has an office in Singapore, according to local media. The Panama Papers are documents which were leaked from a Panama-based law firm called Mossack Fonseca, which sells anonymous  offshore shell corporations around the world. These shell...

Orientation Video Reveals Disturbing Practice That Has Been Going On For Years At Local...

Sexual orientation games have been ongoing especially in universities Entering a different environment means a whole new experience for many of us, and what better way to bond with your future classmates than through an orientation camp. Right? After all, orientation camps are essential for freshmen to assimilate into the culture...

Tan Cheng Bock Has Announced His Intention To Run For President In 2017

Guess who's back, back again 2011 Presidential Candidate Dr Tan Cheng Bock has confirmed that he will be running for presidency once again. He made the announcement on Friday (11 Mar) morning at a press conference. The next Presidential Election has to be held by 2017, which means he will have...

Look Out For Your Jobs, Because The Robots Are Taking Over

Study predicts job loss in some industries, but EDB suggests otherwise for some sectors Some iron rice bowls might crack in the future, because robots and artificial intelligence (AI) are starting to replace human labour in certain industries. On 18 Jan, an international study conducted in Davos Switzerland, forecasted the employment growth and...

Sengkang Neighbourhood Police Centre Wins Again With Response To “Be Like Bill” Meme

Policemen can be cool too ok "Be Like Bill" memes have taken over Facebook and the rest of the internet. You know what they are. Such memes typically encapsulate some anti-social behaviour that perfectly normal human beings engage in -- humans except the hypothetical Bill. Because Bill is smart. Here's an example. https://www.facebook.com/openlettersthatmatter/photos/pcb.550000818495775/550000571829133/?type=3&theater Bill is also apparently one...

NEA Bans Raw Freshwater Fish Dishes At All Eateries Across Singapore

Freshwater fish has higher bacterial contamination than saltwater fish National Environment Agency (NEA) said that raw freshwater fish can no longer be served by food outlets. The ban, which was announced on Saturday (5 Dec), took effect immediately. Food stalls and caterers were also told to stop selling raw saltwater fish...

The Verdict Is Out: Late Lee Kuan Yew’s Oxley Road House To Be Demolished

Half the value of Oxley Road house to be donated to charity Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has said on Facebook that he and his two other siblings Mr Lee Hsien Yang and Dr Lee Wei Ling would like to respect their father’s final wishes to demolish the Oxley Rd...

Singaporean Lawyer Write Handy Facebook Post For Muslims To ‘Own’ ISIS Problem

A guide to solving your Daesh issues Soon after Daesh (that's what we're calling ISIS now) claimed responsibility for the Paris Attacks, people started putting a filter of the French flag on their Facebook profile pictures in memoriam of victims. Then, lengthy commentaries started going viral across social media, in particular this one encouraging Muslims...

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