6 Penal Code Changes That’ll Pass Way Before A 377A Repeal In S’pore

169 Proposed Changes To Penal Code, But 377A Not Part Of It A major revamp is in the works for our penal code, with one glaring exception -- repealing Section 377A, a controversial law criminalising homosexual sex between men. However, the other 169 proposed changes in a 500-page report are open...

10 Former Offenders Who Defied The Odds And Turned Their Life Around

Former Offenders Who Turned Their Lives Around Drugs, gangs, convicts and prison are not words that you would typically expect to hear when someone describes their life story. Yet, they easily pepper the speech of these Singaporeans, who are disarmingly frank about their chequered past. For most of them, a...

Singaporeans Confront Mental Health Stigma In Poignant Experiment

Mental Health Stigma Is A Real Issue In Singapore Some people say love doesn't discriminate. Well, neither does mental health illness. A bunch of Singaporeans learnt this lesson in more ways than you'd expect in a meaningful experiment by Beyond The Label SG. The viral video has garnered 1.6k shares in just...

Man Who Spit Near A Lamp Post Booked In Hilariously Specific Ticket

Spitting Offender Did Not Gain Netizens' Sympathy At All A man who spit at near Lamp Post No. 6 at Arumugam Road was in for a rude shock after he was issued a ticket from a police officer. This may or may not be Lamp Post No. 6 Source He submitted a screenshot...

Memedef Turns National Service Rant Into A Mental Health Discussion

Local Meme Page Memedef Gets Serious About Mental Health In National Service 'Memedef' - a local army meme page - has taken a break from their "usual programming" to write a PSA for all National Servicemen Full-time (NSFs) "on the topic of mental health". What triggered their passionate response? A polarising rant...

NUS Students Ask Union To Clarify $1.3 Million Of Tax In Scathing Exposé

'NUS Students United' Page Publishes Exposé On Compulsory Student Tax Move aside NUS 'Nice Guy' Stalker, and say hello to an alleged student tax conspiracy. Facebook page 'NUS Students United' uploaded a scathing exposé on 31 Aug, containing detailed allegations against the executive committee of their student union. They've CSI-ed year-on-year (YoY) increases...

Khaw Boon Wan Debunks Myth That HDB Flats Lose Value After 50 Years

Minister Khaw Boon Wan Says 99-Year Lease HDB Flats Are Still Assets Those who purchase a 50-year-old HDB flat today can still expect the value to increase in the next decade, declared Minister Khaw Boon Wan during a dialogue session with youths from Sembawang GRC. Mr Khaw made the comment while attempting...

PJ Thum Says He “Loves Singapore” In Impassioned Response To Critics

Historian PJ Thum Slams Notion That He's A Traitor On Facebook Ex-Olympic swimmer and historian Ping Tjin Thum, aka PJ Thum, has publicly slammed his critics in a post on Facebook dated 3 Sep. He dismissed the notion that he was "a traitor" to Singapore as "ridiculous and unfounded". This comes on...

4G Leaders Can’t Command Respect Like “LKY Generation”, Says Netizen

Netizen's Nostalgic Post About Lee Kuan Yew's Generation Leaders Goes Viral A man named Gerard Ong recently shared his take on why our 4G leaders can't command the same amount of respect as LKY's generation. Here's what he had to say in a lengthy 1000-word recount posted on Saturday (29 Aug). We...

Kong Hee’s Sentosa Cove Penthouse Sold At $2 Million Loss After 3 Years

Rooftop infinity pool anyone?

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