Radio Veteran The Flying Dutchman To Leave Mediacorp

The much-loved deejay will be hosting his last show tomorrow The Flying Dutchman (FD), host of The Gold Breakfast Show on Gold 90.5FM, announced this morning (30 December) that he will be leaving MediaCorp. The 58-year-old, whose real name is Mark van Cuylenburg, shared that he wants to pursue his...

McDonald’s To Extend Breakfast Hours To Welcome 2015

Late Wakers know this feel. That feel of never waking up in time to see the McDonald's breakfast menu. Never being able to see a McMuffin or McHash Brown greet your arrival at the Golden Arches. No. We have to make do with those boring fries and McSpicy's (McSpicies?). There was...

Singaporeans Uneasy With Filipinos In Management Positions

Disgruntled Singaporeans are targeting foreign workers against a backdrop of rising xenophobia. They are creating a ruckus both online and offline. As one Singaporean boarded the train on Saturday, he observed a female passenger scolding another woman of an undisclosed nationality. She said, "Stop shouting! I can't stand your shouting!...

5 Things Sports Hub Is Doing Wrong

On 30 June 2014, Singapore Sports Hub’s National Stadium opened its doors with much fanfare. After all, $1.3 billion was exhausted in its construction. However, a slew of mistakes soon surfaced. 1. Stadium capacity Back in her early heydays, the Grand Old Dame saw a capacity of 55,000 with Singapore’s population...

Disembodied Drivers To Put Taxis Out Of Business

Not many of you may know this, but Singapore has been testing driverless vehicles in NUS and at the Chinese and Japanese Gardens since the start of the year. So here's a reminder. The Singapore National Research Foundation has been funding research on driverless technology, being done by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology...

Singaporean Muslim Woman Makes Heartwarming Plea For Christmas

Singapore Muslim writes viral letter to 200 churches in Singapore As Christmas sparkles into place, the limelight falls on one Singaporean Muslim woman who is spreading her own kind of festive joy. Noor Mastura wrote a letter to 200 churches reminding believers of the faith that Muslims are not so...

Kit Chan Pits Against Other Industry Veterans

To most Singaporeans, Kit Chan is a household name, with many remembering her as the singer of National Day Parade (NDP) Song, ‘Home’. This talented songstress, also dubbed one of Singapore's most multi-faceted artistes, made her entry into the Taiwanese market with her 1994 album ‘Heartache’. Recently, 42-year-old Kit Chan disclosed...

This SG50 Video Will Tug At Your Heartstrings

The Silver Strings strike again The Silver Strings were a local band from the 60's back when pants were flared, collars were long, and Singaporeans actually cared about Singaporean music. To most of us post-65-ers however, the words 'Silver' and 'Strings' mean absolutely nothing when placed together. We have no idea...

12 Things We Should Blame The PAP For

Singaporeans are a whiny lot. We love to complain, and one of the things we love to complain about the most is our government. The PAP gets flamed for a lot of things that happen here. So we've decided to compile a list of things that you should be...

5 Ideas For LTA To Utilise Money From Fines

To usher in the new year, LTA has shared some good news: 40 more closed-circuit television (CCTV) locations! (Read: more fines!) In addition to the 30 extra CCTV cameras installed earlier this year, LTA is putting in 40 more cameras islandwide to deter illegal parking. From 1 Jan 2015, fine amounts...

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