SICC Head Says Singaporeans Have Sense Of Entitlement, Netizens Respond

According to SICC head Victor Mills, Singaporeans think the Government owes them a living. Victor Mills is a 55-year-old Singapore citizen born in Northern Ireland. He was posted to Hong Kong, and then Singapore while working in an international bank during the 80's. As chief executive of the Singapore International...

11 Things We Love About Heartland Hubby

First-ever Singaporean animated serial hits the right notes Channel 5's first animated series is produced by local animation studio Robot Playground Media. The animation features Lim Yu Beng, who voices retired army Warrant Officer Encik Lim Teh Peng (not quite the best name but ok), now running a minimart, much like Tan...

20 Random Facts About Singapore To Show Off To Your Friends

Things you never guessed about Singapore Singapore is known for many things -- we're the home of Marina Bay Sands, Singlish, and Chicken Rice. But that's all too mainstream. This tiny island nation is small, but it has got a lot more sneaky wonders up her sleeve.  Read on to find out with...

Why A Filipino-Written Musical About Singapore May Not Be A Bad Idea

A musical about Singapore's turbulent post-WWII years is being helmed by a Filipino composer ...and its cast mainly features Filipinos. We can hear the pitchforks being sharpened already, but before you angrily comment, hear the story out and reserve judgment until you've seen it. You've put the pitchfork down? Alright, read on. First off,...

8 Groups Who Won’t Be Affected By The Fare Hikes

Transport fare hikes won't affect entire population ...or so the Public Transport Council says. And they're actually right. The 2.8% increase in public transport fares will not affect 1.1 million commuters. Who exactly are these 1.1 million lucky buggers? We read between the lines and source out this mythical population. Senior...

Local Musicians Blast Sing50 For Wasting Money On Pianos

This is Sing50 versus local musicians Sing50 has drawn flak online for buying 50 highly costly pianos with a $346,000 fund, with the intention to donate them to schools thereafter. Their actions have been criticized by local musicians, who claim that the funds could have been put to better use. But...

How To Exploit Singtel With Just 5 Moves

It's time for consumers to take their revenge We bet citizens are raging all over the Internet over news of the recent public transport fare hike. However, there are always good things to look forward to, such as the free Thursday perks that Singtel is dangling. (We also think there's a...

These Photos Of Old Shops And Their Owners Will Give You The Feels

Portraits of Commonwealth's Lao Diam-s Photographer Nicky Loh's latest project turns the spotlight on a collection of old-school shops (lao diam) around his neighbourhood of Commonwealth. Most photography subjects never actually get to see the projects come into fruition, so the photojournalist-turned-photographer decided to hand the completed photos back to...

10 Singaporeans With Unusual Jobs Who Earn More Money Than You

Odd jobs that pay more than your boring office gig While many of us wish to be doing something we enjoy as a living, most of us are stuck in the rut – repeating the mundane routine of a 9 – 5 job. How nice would it be to play...

Places You Can Drink At In Singapore Without Being Jailed

Dude, where's my beer? If you haven't already heard of the proposed Liquor Control Bill, we just have one question for you -- Where's this rock you've been living under? Anyway, here's a quick recap of the Bill's details: No consumption of alcohol in public places between 10.30pm and 7.30am daily, No...

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