Singapore Needs To Stop Caning For Vandalism

I agree with caning as punishment - but not for vandalism Two German men were charged with vandalism and sentenced to three months in prison and three strokes of the cane each. Once again, as with the last time a foreign vandal was sentenced to be caned -- Swiss national...

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...

What Really Went Down In Operation Cold Store

Explained: Operation Cold Store A report released on 25 January by the Institute of Policy Studies (IPS) listed the events that were most and least remembered by Singaporeans. Controversial events like the discovery of a Marxist Conspiracy plot, and Operation Cold Store were least remembered. Since an ancient Chinese proverb instructs us to...

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"...

12 Reasons Why Low Thia Khiang Retiring As WP’s Secretary-General Makes Us Cry Until...

Low Thia Khiang Steps Down As Workers' Party's Secretary-General To Make Way For Pritam Singh Low Thia Khiang's legacy as the chief of Singapore's leading opposition party, will fondly be remembered by all his supporters. Source But how did Mr Low remain an opposition mainstay and a force to be reckoned with...

Yishun Park Hawker Centre Faces Crisis As Almost 1 Out Of 5 Stalls Leave...

Yishun Park Hawker Centre Crisis: Hawkers Cite Inaccessibility, Automated Tray Return System & Revenue Problems Yishun Park Hawker Centre --  a next-gen hawker with basically every odd stacked in their favour. Source Home to 43 hawker stalls in a spanking new building, equipped with a smart tray return system, a dedicated app for cashless...

7 Reasons Why Our National Stadium Has Been Nominated As World’s Best

Lee Hsien Loong outspends the Arabs Our beloved National Stadium finally makes the news for something other than its failed hybrid pitch. Believe it or not, the Stadium is running to be the Stadium of the Year 2014, a competition organised by website stadiumdb.com. Source To qualify for this competition, stadiums have to...

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...

Man Writes Heart-Wrenching Poem In Tribute To Fallen CFC Dave Lee, After Military Funeral

Tributes Pour In As CFC Dave Lee's Friends And Family See Him Off At A Military Funeral The wordless grief of a mother who's lost her son, echoes in stark contrast to a nation yearning for answers. 900 people turned up to pay tribute to Corporal First Class Dave (CFC) Lee...

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