How Singapore’s MRT Compares To Other Asian Rail Networks

Comparing Rail Networks Across Asia Stuffy, overpacked, and constantly breaking down.  There’s no doubt that taking trains during peak hours - or in general - has become less comfortable in the last few years. Especially with so many incidents happening to trains in the recent months, from flooding, to a "coming together"...

Retirement In Singapore Will Still Cost About $1,200 A Month

How Much Does It Cost To Retire In Singapore? Many millennials have a yolo attitude towards retiring. As a millennial myself, I enjoy spending my savings on things within my reach, rather than saving for something that is so far in the future that I can’t even envision it. Source Perhaps this...

Everything You Need To Know About The Chee Soon Juan/Chan Chun Sing Spat

The ballad of Dr. Opposition Bad Boy and General (NS) Paper In the past week, Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) Secretary-General Chee Soon Juan and former General/current Minister Chan Chun Sing have written no less than 4 letters to public mediums, all making reference to each other. The entire debacle is degrading...

Are Singaporeans Suffering From A LKY Hangover?

Duo arrested for illegal public assembly, netizens have no sympathy On 4 April, two men clad in identical red hoodies were arrested for holding up placards with the words "You can’t silence the people" and "Injustice" outside the Istana for half an hour, after requests from the police to stop...

4 North Korean Secrets We Might Have Learnt From The Singapore Summit Documentary

We Didn't Understand A Word Of The Documentary But There's Still A Lot To Learn Earlier this week, the North Korean government released a documentary that commemorated the historic Singapore Summit. The Summit saw the first meeting between a sitting US President and a North Korean leader. But while many of us...

Sabah Quake Victim Peony Wee’s Last Goodbye Will Break Your Heart

Nobody knew that a casual 'goodbye' in this quick vlog would be her last No one will look at the one minute video on Tanjong Katong Primary School's Kota Kinabalu expedition blog in the same way again. The blog, donning famous Edmund Hillary quote "It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves", had...

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...

8 People Who Didn’t Wish PM Lee A Speedy Recovery (And Why)

Too busy, accidentally forgot, or did things just get personal? Well-wishes have poured in for PM Lee, who will be undergoing an operation to remove his prostate gland today (16 February) at Singapore General Hospital. However, we also noticed certain people/ministries/political parties who failed to make their well-wishes on Facebook. We...

9 Trash-Talking Articles By Hong Kong’s South China Morning Post That Confirm Trigger Singaporeans

Hong Kong-Based Newspaper South China Morning Post Loves Talking Bad About Singapore Gossiping occasionally about juicy deets in neighbouring countries is mostly acceptable in the news industry. But South China Morning Post (SCMP) has been taking trash-talk to a whole new level. In November 2017 alone, SCMP has posted a grand...
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4 Easy Ways The Water Hike Could Have Been Made More Acceptable For Singaporeans

Water price hike displeases Singaporeans, but the fallout could have been handled better After it was announced that water prices were set to increase by 30% in two phases in the Budget 2017 speech, Singaporeans were up in arms and shared a collective view on the matter. A 30% increase is a...

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