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...

4G Leaders Can’t Command Respect Like “LKY Generation”, Says Netizen

Netizen's Nostalgic Post About Lee Kuan Yew's Generation Leaders Goes Viral A man named Gerard Ong recently shared his take on why our 4G leaders can't command the same amount of respect as LKY's generation. Here's what he had to say in a lengthy 1000-word recount posted on Saturday (29 Aug). We...

4 Merged JCs To Bid Campuses Goodbye, 1.5 Years After MOE’s Shocking Decision

Merged JC Uniforms & Logos Ready For 2019 Launch Serangoon JC's sale of 30th anniversary merch, may not seem like a big deal to you. Source But this will probably be their last ever celebration -- as the school readies itself for a merger with Anderson JC next year. It's been almost a...

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...

Tiong Bahru Residents Fear Re-Zoning Will Worsen Noise & Parking Woes

Urban Redevelopment Authority's Move To Re-Zone Tiong Bahru Businesses Unpopular With Residents Tiong Bahru -- home to snaking lanes of hipster cafés, bakeries, post-colonial era buildings and streets named after philanthropists. Source We often forget that Singapore's first public housing estate is also home to actual residents. Given the influx of new businesses,...

Singapore Had The World’s Best Cybersecurity In 2017: United Nations

Singapore Topped UN's Global Cybersecurity Index In 2017, But We Still Got Hacked Singapore is still dealing with the aftermath of the massive SingHealth data breaches. With SingHealth announcing that they'll be delinking internet access at all public healthcare sectors and setting up a Committee Of Inquiry on Monday (23 Jul). But few people...

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