A Layman’s Perspectives On Budget 2015

Thoughts about the 2015 Budget from a man on the street This year's Budget took on an interesting approach atypical of a potential General Election year, as previous GE year Budgets have had huge payouts. On the surface, there was a lot to cheer for, with help mainly going to the lower-income...

Dad Lies About Address To Get Daughter In Favoured Primary School

A man lied about his address in order to get his daughter into a prestigious school Kiasu-ism is increasingly becoming more than just a Singapore pastime. Being kiasu can land you a fine and jail, as this father found out when he conned a primary school principal into getting his daughter a place...

Singapore PR’s Airbnb $52,000 Paris Apartment Scam Was Due To Phishing Website Which Looked...

Phishing Website With "Live-Chat Service" Conned Woman In Airbnb's Recent $52k Paris Apartment Scam Teach a man to phish, and he'll scam you for an entire lifetime. Booking her dream apartment for a 7-month pastry-making course in Paris turned into a living nightmare when Ms April Cho got embroiled in an...

K Shanmugam Praises Fandi & Sons For Prioritising National Service Over Football

Fandi Ahmad's Sons Completed National Service Before Pursuing Football Law Minister K Shanmugam has finally shared his thoughts on the Ben Davis debate. In a low-key sneaky way. Apparently, he had a key role in ensuring Fandi Ahmad's son - Ikhsan Fandi - was enlisted early to serve his National Service...

7 Reasons Why DPM Tharman Is The Prime Minister Singapore Needs, But Not The...

7 Reasons Why DPM Tharman Shanmugaratnam Should Be Prime Minister Of Singapore There's been a lot of talk lately about who should be the next Prime Minister. From 3 potential candidates, to 4G16's statement that it'll all be decided "in good time", Singaporeans are restless for the official succession to be...

Should Singapore Be Worried As Mahathir Cosies Up To Indonesia?

Mahathir's Visit To Jakarta Says A Lot About The State Of Singapore-Malaysia Relations It wasn't as momentous as the recent Trump-Kim Summit, but this week's meeting between Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad and Indonesian President Joko Widodo was certainly significant. Mr Widodo rolled out the red carpet for Dr Mahathir, who was...

15 Best Father’s Day Facebook Messages From Our Members Of Parliament

Father's Day Has A Different Meaning To Each Of Us A father figure often has a huge role in providing for us and shaping our lives. Like many of us, our Members of Parliament (MPs) look up to their respective father figures for provision, assistance, and wisdom. On Father’s Day, we give recognition...

Goodbye Discovery? Why We’ve Got No Tears Left To Cry When A 90s Icon...

Singapore Might Be Losing A Wonderful Educational Resource But The New Alternatives Are A Lot Better Update: We are aware that Discovery's channels will still be airing on SingTel's pay-TV services. The original article has been amended to reflect this better. For kids of the 90s, this icon on the top right-hand...

10 Outrageous NS Stories That Will Have You Reminiscing About Your Brothers-In-Arms: Part 2

Outrageous National Service Stories: Part 2 National Service -- the rite of passage that every Singaporean son has to undergo as they evolve from ah boys to men. Throughout the two years of serving the nation, blood and tears will be shed as budding soldiers forge impregnable bonds of friendships with...

SMRT’s Signalling System Upgrade Was Supposed To Have Been Completed By 2002

Resignalling Works On The MRT Were Meant To Be Completed By 2002 Following the incident of two MRT trains colliding at Joo Koon MRT station, questions raised by the public skyrocketed regarding the safety and reliability of the signalling system that SMRT claims to be "improving". Source This may be a surprise...

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