Woman Sues PAP Over Right To Have Water

Hougang resident also wants Singaporeans to help pay her water bill Vellama D/O Marie Muthu has just done the unthinkable: taking the People's Action Party (PAP) to court. Source No, she's not a member of the Opposition. Vellama who? Vellama first made headlines in 2012 for making an application to the High Court requesting that PM...

8 Groups Who Won’t Be Affected By The Fare Hikes

Transport fare hikes won't affect entire population ...or so the Public Transport Council says. And they're actually right. The 2.8% increase in public transport fares will not affect 1.1 million commuters. Who exactly are these 1.1 million lucky buggers? We read between the lines and source out this mythical population. Senior...

Local Musicians Blast Sing50 For Wasting Money On Pianos

This is Sing50 versus local musicians Sing50 has drawn flak online for buying 50 highly costly pianos with a $346,000 fund, with the intention to donate them to schools thereafter. Their actions have been criticized by local musicians, who claim that the funds could have been put to better use. But...

Singtel May Begin Charging Users Extra For WhatsApp

Why pass up an amazing money-making opportunity? The days of free WhatsApp may soon be numbered if Singtel CEO Chua Sock Koong has her way. During the conference where Singtel unveiled its new logo, along with the "Better Thursday" carrot stick, she restated her belief that telcos should be allowed to...

WhatsApp Underwhelms With Browser-Based Client Attempt

WhatsApp Web will ensure you won't have to check your phone while you're sitting at a computer WhatsApp has taken its first step towards internet domination, by launching a browser version of the highly popular instant messaging phone application. WhatsApp has 700 million users sending 30 billion messages per day, and has largely taken...

Why The Public Transport Fare Decrease Won’t Actually Happen In 2015

Fares MAY decrease next year, says Transport Minister Public transport in Singapore could be seeing a potential drop in fares next year, working out to a "negative 1 per cent" due to falling oil prices. Possibly. Likely. Probably. Everything but confirmed, according to Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew. Last month he mentioned that the maximum raised amount...

Step Aside Peter Lim, Paint Tycoon Is Richest Man In Singapore

Paint the town green, very very green Goh Cheng Liang opened his first paint shop in 1955. Now, he co-owns Nipsea (the South East Asian branch of Japanese paint company Nippon Paint) and is the richest man in Singapore, with stakes worth US$8.2 billion (S$10.9 billion). Last year, Goh was ranked 7th in...

4 Things Ministers Said Over The Weekend

A compilation of quotes from Sunday by various ministers Some of Singapore's Ministers and Ministers of State were busy appearing in public on this past Sunday (18 January), and they had some interesting things to say about various matters which we should all really pay attention to. On research and development Source Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee...

Crows Attack In Hougang, Food Once Again Blamed As Cause

A murder of crows have been on the attack outside Hougang MRT station Crows have been sighted attacking people since January 13 outside Hougang MRT station. An elderly man with a plastic bag containing groceries was pecked in the head by one such crow, and within half an hour there were 7...

10 Gruesome Crimes In ‘Safe’ Singapore Right Out Of A Horror Movie

Is Singapore all that safe? Singapore has one of the lowest crime rate in the world, which is unsurprising considering punishment for crimes include caning, life imprisonment, or even death. However, recent years have seen an increase in the spate of particularly bloodcurdling crimes, rendering us to question just how...

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