Khaw Boon Wan’s $8 Bypass Surgery Compared To Elderly Man’s $4.50 Healthcare Subsidy

The Health Minister's heart bypass surgery was in 2010.

2 Suspects Caught For Illegal Deepavali Fireworks; Netizens’ Reactions Are Mixed

We look into why fireworks are banned in the first place.

Makansutra Founder Urges NEA To Help With Rising Hawker Rental Fees

Makansutra founder KF Seetoh questions dubious practices like charging 20¢/tray returned to hawkers, after accessing actual contracts signed by them.

My Tribute To 3WO Sadikin Hasban, Singapore’s Fallen Soldier

3WO Sadikin Hasban I first saw then-Master Sergeant (MSG) Muhammad Sadikin Hasban in 2014. It was my enlistment day and I had just traded in my Pink IC for the Green 11B that would identify me in the coming 2 years. We were told to call him “Master” but just a...

377A In The SAF: Cases Show That Discrimination Does Exist

377A In The SAF Last week, Education Minister Ong Ye Kung set tongues wagging when he declared that LGBT people don't face discrimination in Singapore. He was responding to a question on 377A when he said, The fact is they (the LGBTQ community) live in Singapore peacefully, no discrimination at work,...

Apple Is Forcing Me To Buy The iPhone Xr And I’m Falling For It

iPhone Xr It’s that time of the year when you post your old iPhones on "Carouhell" and question if it’s worth the OT to get that hyped up new iPhone. That's because earlier this week, Apple revealed 3 new models of iPhones: iPhone Xs, which will replace the iPhone...

6 Men Jailed In 1993 Anti-Gay Raid At Tanjong Rhu, But Not For 377A

377A Wasn't Enforced In Tanjong Rhu, But 12 Men Were Put In Jail The debate over Section 377A of the Penal Code has ramped up again, with both sides making their case to the public and Parliament. One often-used argument by people in support of Section 377A is that the law...

Singaporeans Confront Mental Health Stigma In Poignant Experiment

Mental Health Stigma Is A Real Issue In Singapore Some people say love doesn't discriminate. Well, neither does mental health illness. A bunch of Singaporeans learnt this lesson in more ways than you'd expect in a meaningful experiment by Beyond The Label SG. The viral video has garnered 1.6k shares in just...

Memedef Turns National Service Rant Into A Mental Health Discussion

Local Meme Page Memedef Gets Serious About Mental Health In National Service 'Memedef' - a local army meme page - has taken a break from their "usual programming" to write a PSA for all National Servicemen Full-time (NSFs) "on the topic of mental health". What triggered their passionate response? A polarising rant...



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