7 Types Of People Who Will Attend The Final Bridge Party

Last Proper Bridge Night to take place on 30 March So the new ban on public drinking in expected to take effect from 1 April, and some Singaporeans aren't taking the law lying down. A massive Clarke Quay bridge farewell party has been created on Facebook, and some 1,300 people have...

SDP: PAP Copied Our 2012 Medishield Life Idea

How much of Medishield Life is a copy? The Medishield Life bill, passed in parliament on 29 January, has been touted by the PAP to be the better and more comprehensive relative of the previous Medishield scheme. However, opposition party Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) has come out to spoil the...

10 People Who Are Shaking Up The Singapore Entertainment Scene

Singapore's got talent A country cannot progress without its people – with the impending SG50 and its emphasis on the arts, we sieve out 10 people who are making waves in the Singapore entertainment scene: 1. Samantha Lo, aka Sticker Lady Source In 2012, Samantha Lo, better known as Sticker Lady, painted “My...

Team Predictions For Lawyer M. Ravi’s Great AMK Run

Plaintiff: M. Ravi; Defendant: PM Lee Hsien Loong So activist lawyer M. Ravi has just announced that he will be running in the next General Election as an independent candidate, meaning that he will not stand with any political party. He also proclaimed that his campaign would have a "Singaporeans...

Are Hipster Cafes Eroding Tiong Bahru’s Identity?

Hipster Cafes And Tiong Bahru: A Symbiotic Relationship Nowhere in Singapore does the adage "pitting the old versus the new" fit more than in Tiong Bahru, land of the trendy, hip and cultural. Recent developments to the area has turned Tiong Bahru into Singapore's undisputed Hipster Avenue -- only Haji Lane and...

6 Deaths Reported Over The Weekend, But Singapore Is Still Pretty Safe

Six dead over the weekend via three cases A recent spate of death reports were observed over the weekend on state media. Oh no! Source Should we lock our doors and hide our wife and kids? No. Let's take an objective look at each of these cases. Yuan Ching deaths On 30 January, at Park View Mansion,...

What If Singapore Never Separated From Malaysia?

Malaysia Boleh! Singapore has survived independence for 50 years; flourished, even. However, the idea of Singapore being a part of Malaysia today is not out of the question, despite the various differences that the UMNO and PAP faced in the 1960s. The following terms were agreed upon when Singapore entered Malaysia...

New Liquor Law Passed, Will Probably Kick In Only From April 

The new Liquor Control (Supply and Consumption) Bill restricts late-night drinking in public After an outpouring of outrage, a survey of 1145 people that was supposed to be representative of the population's opinion, and a lively three-hour debate, the parliament has decided to tell us what we already knew right from the...

A List Of International Lists Featuring Singapore

Check out the lists that we've somehow made it onto Singapore may be just a little red dot on the map, but we've been making waves globally, with honourable mentions from the likes of New York Times naming Singapore as one of the top must-go places in 2015. Here's a look at...

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...

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