While Deferment Debate For Male Athletes Rages On, Women Get To “Experience” NS For...

2D1N NS Experience Is Eye-Opening For Women As Deferment Debate Rages On Talk about an action-packed 2 days. Between 1 and 2 September, women in Singapore will have a once-in-a-lifetime chance to experience National Service (NS) at Maju Camp. From handling a SAR 21 to tasting combat rations, participants will be able...

4 Ways MINDEF’s Stance On Ben Davis Affects The Future Of Singapore Sports

How MINDEF's Unwavering Stance On National Service Impacts Singapore Sports So everybody probably knows Ben Davis, who recently signed a 2-year contract with the Premier League Fulham Football Club, has had his National Service (NS) deferment request rejected. The Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) released 2 statements explaining why it had rejected...

Deliveroo Low-Key Stopped Giving Us Plastic Forks & Spoons A Month Ago, But Nobody...

Deliveroo Confirms New Opt-In Plastic Cutlery Policy, In Bid To Use Less Plastic In Singapore For our past 3 food deliveries from Deliveroo, we noticed that plastic cutlery sets were conspicuously missing from our packages. Source As it was unlikely that our rider got quick-fingered for plastic forks and spoons of all...

Should Singapore Be Worried As Mahathir Cosies Up To Indonesia?

Mahathir's Visit To Jakarta Says A Lot About The State Of Singapore-Malaysia Relations It wasn't as momentous as the recent Trump-Kim Summit, but this week's meeting between Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad and Indonesian President Joko Widodo was certainly significant. Mr Widodo rolled out the red carpet for Dr Mahathir, who was...

Mahathir Calls Singapore Water Agreement “Too Costly”. Does Not Address Treated Water Subsidy

Mahathir Says Malaysia's Water Agreements With Singapore Are "Too Costly", But Are They Really? It's tiring to repeat. Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad seems bent on reviving Malaysia's long-standing water dispute with Singapore again. Source In an interview on Friday (22 Jun) , he said the 1962 Water Agreement, due to expire in...

World Cup Champions Ranked By FIFA Rankings & Past Championships Won

World Cup Champions' FIFA Rankings: Did Your Favourite Make The List? All everyone can talk about is the World Cup right now. And honestly, we're so psyched that we decided to dig a little deeper into the history of every nation's performance since the inception of the FIFA World Cup. Based on...

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...

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...

6 Winners & Losers Of The Historic Trump-Kim Summit, Including Dennis Rodman

Trump-Kim Summit: Kim Emerges King But His People Are Still Starving In every game, there are winners and losers. Singapore bet $20 million on the summit, and we want to know the outcome of our gamble -- who won, who lost, and whether the summit was worth the jaw-dropping price tag. Winner:...

Netizen’s 5 Reasons Why $20 Million Trump-Kim Singapore Summit Is Worth It

Was It All Worth It? Yes, Says This Netizen Last week, The Straits Times reported that some $20 million would be spent on this week's Trump-Kim Singapore summit. While many Singaporeans are proud to host the historic meeting, some factions are unhappy at its high costs. In response to this, a netizen has...

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