Local Youtube Comedian Accuses Content Curators Of Freebooting

Ministry Of Funny takes offense at local site freebooting their content Content curators Kaki News Network (KNN) were embroiled in a controversy over Valentine's Day when they downloaded and posted a video by Ministry of Funny (MOF) on their Facebook page without giving credits or linking to the original video. This sparked an angry...

10 Sad Facts About Singapore From PHC Chairman Interview

This is not just another post about littering Tired of news articles about littering that have flooded media sites after PM Lee posted a disparaging Facebook update about the Laneway Festival? We were too, until we stumbled on an interview with Liak Teng Lit, chairman of the Public Hygiene Council (PHC). The interview,...

8 People Who Didn’t Wish PM Lee A Speedy Recovery (And Why)

Too busy, accidentally forgot, or did things just get personal? Well-wishes have poured in for PM Lee, who will be undergoing an operation to remove his prostate gland today (16 February) at Singapore General Hospital. However, we also noticed certain people/ministries/political parties who failed to make their well-wishes on Facebook. We...

NTU Students’ Survey Reveals 1 In 4 Singaporeans Suffer From Depression

Young people reach out to battle depression One in four young Singaporeans show signs of depression. Yet half of people affected by depression are not even seeking any help. The reason for not getting help? Fear of ridicule. Some find hard it to reveal their depression because of stigma. But lately,...

MOM’s Reply To The Thaipusam Debate Is The Classiest Thing You’ll Read All Day

Ministry of Manpower weighs in on Thaipusam Holiday decision with aplomb After a series of forum letters and even a petition, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has decided to respond to recent calls to reinstate Thaipusam as a national holiday. And the letter written by Alvin Tan, Divisional Director of...

Balancing The Demands Of The Various Groups Of CPF Members

Why the CPF Review Panel will always have a horrible job This article originally appeared on DollarsAndSense.sg DollarsAndSense.sg weighs in with our views on why the CPF Review Panel has one of the most unenviable tasks in Singapore. Here is the one thing that the CPF Review Panel would have realized by...

Singapore Down Three Places In World Press Freedom Index

Press freedom is now passé Singapore ranks 153 out of 180 countries in terms of press freedom, just below Russia. Yup, we're behind Russia – one of the countries with the most number of journalists killed. The Reporters Without Borders 2015 World Press Freedom Index released yesterday revealed a drop in Singapore’s press...

SDP Behaves Like Spoilt Child And Insults Malays In Letter

Was that letter really necessary? SDP published an open letter to Malay newspaper Berita Harian (BH) yesterday (12 February) addressed to its editor. We originally thought SDP was going to bring up some serious issues, but found out that the letter was more like a nine-year-old child sulking that he had...

The Best From Parliament: Mud-Slinging Style

The drama continues Parliament has just been adjourned to this afternoon (13 February). The current hot topic being debated is on the Aljunied-Hougang-Punggol East Town Council's (AHPETC) messy financial accounts and poor governance. Representatives have traded barbs, and we're rating comments from both sides. PAP: Source 1. 'If PAP had made the same mistakes, do you think...

Khaw Boon Wan Comes Down Hard On Workers’ Party

The nasty consequences of unkempt financial accounts: Part 1 Parliament sittings always promise to be full of excitement and drama, especially with the presence of the opposition Workers' Party (WP). Who could forget the mouth-watering clash between WP chief Low Thia Khiang and PAP leader Lee Hsien Loong? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KghZmVwoanA WP has now...

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