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...

The Guardian Attacks Singaporean Way Of Life Through Bias Article

Article criticising Singapore's rule-oriented society After the Singapore Tourism Board (STB)'s attempts to advertise on The Guardian backfired spectacularly, it appears that the British news website decided to pander instead to the anti-Singapore Western crowd by publishing an article which chose to focus on the stereotypical Western beliefs about Singapore...

The Bangla’s Guide To Singapore

The Bangla Guide To Singapore So, you've just landed in Singapore, the land of opportunity. At least that's what your agent said. But then again, that fella took not only your entire life savings, but also your parents', grandmother's, and uncle's sworn brother's wife's. The weight of the world is on...

Singaporeans Uneasy With Filipinos In Management Positions

Disgruntled Singaporeans are targeting foreign workers against a backdrop of rising xenophobia. They are creating a ruckus both online and offline. As one Singaporean boarded the train on Saturday, he observed a female passenger scolding another woman of an undisclosed nationality. She said, "Stop shouting! I can't stand your shouting!...

Disembodied Drivers To Put Taxis Out Of Business

Not many of you may know this, but Singapore has been testing driverless vehicles in NUS and at the Chinese and Japanese Gardens since the start of the year. So here's a reminder. The Singapore National Research Foundation has been funding research on driverless technology, being done by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology...

Singaporean Cancer Survivor Lived With Hole In Throat For Four Years

U. Govindan, a former security guard, lived with a hole in his throat for four years without a good night's rest because he had to change his dressing every three hours, day and night. Tan Tock Seng Hopsital (TTSH) claimed that "(its) plastic surgeon was too junior to perform the...

These Primary School Questions Our Kids Go Through Will Horrify You

A Singaporean mother has gathered a collection of actual local primary school questions, and they look absolutely illogical. Have a look at this question from a Primary 4 exam: Because "the sun is behind her" is apparently not the answer to why a person's shadow appears in front. Instead, the "correct" answer...

Gurmit Singh’s Daughter Sparks Debate In Parliament, Amidst Other Minor Issues

Not A Hung Parliament But A Dumb Parliament The current session of Singapore’s 12th parliament has just been adjourned. While everyone was paying attention to the Sim Lim Square saga, I was busy noticing what else our esteemed leaders of this little red dot seemed to be concerned about. One question Dr Chia Shi-Lu...

Butter Factory To Close. Here Are 10 Instagram Pictures To Make You Miss Them...

Butter Factory Announces Closure If you've ever had a wild night out, you'd know that Butter Factory is the place to go. Sadly, this club is closing down in March due to a disagreement over the rent. The owners are looking for a new space, but they will be exploring...
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The Straits Times Reports “Loch Ness Monster” Sighting

The Straits Times Finds Loch Ness Monster In a bid to stay relevant in the face of declining readership numbers, The Straits Times ran a story on Sep 12, 2014 with the headline. “Could this be an image of the Loch Ness monster?” To support their claim, they attached a picture...

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