Singtel Rolls Out Messaging App ‘Wavee’ to Rival Whatsapp

This could be Singtel's last chance to take back lost ground from Whatsapp Remember when Singtel made headlines when it wanted to charge users for using Whatsapp? After public uproar forced Singtel to shelve those plans, we thought that the rivalry between the two were finally done with. Well, not if Singtel...

Ho Kwon Ping Suggests Blurring Racial Categorisations, But Doing So Isn’t Such A Good...

S R Nathan Fellow thinks that CIMO categorisations are oversimplistic S R Nathan Fellow and executive chairman of Banyan Tree Holdings Ho Kwon Ping has suggested that Singapore's Chinese-Malay-Indian-Other (CMIO) categorisation has become redundant and insufficient to group society today. This is largely due to the increasingly vocal and diverse society. He feels that the CMIO...

Does CNA Agree That PM Lee’s Cabinet Merry-Go-Round Has Elections In Mind?

Calculated, precise, and accurate; elections may be called by year-end In case you guys don't know, PM Lee recently did some reshuffles to his Cabinet. Although such movements are not very rare (this is PM's fifth reshuffle ever since the 2011 General Elections), analysts think that this time, there's a deeper...

8 Nefarious Singaporeans On Interpol’s Wanted List

18 people on the Interpol list whittled down to just 8 names The Interpol is an intergovernmental organisation that helps coordinate international police cooperation. It regularly publishes a list of wanted people, and top syndicate bosses are usually no stranger to this list. Since Singapore is known to be a relatively safe country...

This Elderly Man Deserves An Oscar For Flinging Himself Onto A Stationary Car

Is it a case of accident scam? Yesterday (8 April), along Ang Mo Kio Avenue 6, an elderly man who stood by the roadside approached a car when it neared him. He then raised his arms, seemingly attempting to cross the road illegally. The driver slowed down and came to a...

PM Lee Plays Merry-Go-Round With His Cabinet Comrades

Promotions, hellos, and goodbyes in store Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced a couple of changes to the Cabinet yesterday (April 8). This is PM's fifth reshuffle since the 2011 General Elections. Source Here is a quick summary of the merry-go-round: who's in and who's out. 1. Masagos Zulkifli Source Previously: Senior Minister of State for...

You Don’t Really Have To Be Afraid Of The Dallas Buyers’ Club Letter

If you've received a letter demanding payment for torrenting, don't panic Subscribers of SingTel, StarHub and M1 are being sent threatening letters demanding payment for allegedly downloading the movie Dallas Buyers' Club illegally. The telcos were forced to reveal the names and addresses of IP address owners who were found...

Singaporeans Ought To Be Ashamed That Edz Ello Has Been Charged

Justice is served, or so many Singaporeans will exclaim Ed Mundsel Bello Ello, a.k.a. Edz Ello, the nurse who famously made Facebook comments about Singaporeans being 'loosers' and wishing 'disators' on them, has finally been charged. His charges include sedition, and lying to police officers when questioned about the posts, claiming...

Singapore Airlines Barely Makes It To Top 50% For Safety Ranking

This is alarming and unexpected from a world-class airline The Jet Airliner Crash Data Evaluation Centre (JACDEC) is a platform dedicated to providing accurate aviation safety information for the public. Founded in 1989, the centre provides an annual ranking of how safe the different airlines are. Source The 2015 list (based on 2014 data) This might be a good list...

Guy Who Made Hoax PMO Picture Did It To Prove His Point About Hoaxes

Teen was fed up with various hoax messages about LKY's death In the midst of the hoo-ha over the status of Mr. Lee Kuan Yew's condition while he was hospitalised last month, one teen got fed up with the amount of fake messages and rumours which were popping up on...

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