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...

Tembusu Students’ Open Letter To Our 4th Prime Minister Proves Millennials Care About Singapore

Tembusu College Students From NUS Write A Heartfelt Open Letter To Our 4th Prime Minister If you thought that millennials don't care about the state of our nation, think again. An open letter addressed to the 4th Prime Minister of Singapore - widely touted to be one of these three candidates...

3 News Articles From SPH That Made Us Go Urrrrggh

Mainstream media gets desperate for views, shares, and likes News can be informative, debatable or even politically motivated. However, a new category of news has recently emerged, and we have decided to call it: News so dumb we want to collapse on the floor in utter shock. We already have three news...

7 Reasons Singapore Couldn’t Pull An Iceland In The World Cup After 20 Years

Mr Goh Chok Tong Made First Pledge For Singapore's World Cup Dream 20 Years Ago We think it's wonderful for small nations to have big dreams. Lofty ambitions that others would have scorned, while Singapore disproves our haters on the global stage. Like Joseph Schooling's Olympic Gold in swimming or our $20...

Why Are Singaporeans So Resistant To Foreign Talents In Sports?

The F word is a sore topic -- "Foreign Talent", that is Ahhh, the SEA Games. A time to support our fellow Singaporean sportspeople as they do battle against the rest of South East Asia in the hopes of bringing glory to our country. Or at least that's supposed to be...

In Al Jazeera’s New Documentary, Li Shengwu Explains His Relief When His Parents Are...

Well-Known Singaporeans Explain Why Singapore Is Ruled By Fear After the infamous Lee family saga that shook Singapore last June, founding father Lee Kuan Yew's political legacy has perhaps never been under more scrutiny. As you will see in Singapore: The House That Lee Built, Qatari news company Al Jazeera briefly...

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...

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"...

The Top 8 Reactions To The Alcohol Ban

The disgruntled-ness is at an all-time high The new alcohol bill looks set to be public enemy number one with restrictions such as proposing to ban public drinking from 10.30pm to 7am island-wide. Although this was tabled in response to the 2013 Little India riot that was caused by unruly, alcohol-driven...

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