LTA To Upgrade MRT Stations By 2018, But Netizens’ Responses Show They’ll Never Be...

More breathing space for everyone! Good news for the daily commuter -- The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has announced yesterday (19 Oct) that 17 North-South and East-West Lines MRT stations will be upgraded by 2018 to create additional space for commuters while waiting for the next train. Under this plan, existing...

This Facebook Page Is Everything We Ignore When Talking About Racism In Singapore

Racism In Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong recently brought up the issue of racial integration in Singapore during the OnePeople.Sg Community Leaders' Conference earlier this month (4 Oct). He stressed that the harmony which Singapore enjoys today is not natural, but an act of will that has been sustained through the...

Spare Khaw Boon Wan Because Balloons Are Actually To Blame For Train Breakdowns

Who to blame for MRT breakdowns? The next time the train breaks down, don’t be too quick to pin the blame on Khaw Boon Wan. Source For the culprit could very well be a balloon. No, we’re not joking. Source Balloons, especially the metallic shiny ones typically given on graduation ceremonies or birthdays, could disrupt...

Baey Yam Keng Proves To Be Tampines Residents’ Bae With Hands-On Approach

Is there anything that Baey wouldn't do? Following a freak HDB lift accident that happened last week (9 Oct), dedicated Tampines MP Baey Yam Keng decided to step up maintenance work in the area. And he’s doing it himself, no less. Baey became part of the maintenance crew and went on a...

Education Minister Ong Hopes For University Courses To Become Multi-Dimensional Cookie Cutters

Cookie cutters of all fantastical shapes Cookie cutters and university courses... how are they even related to each other again? Let's ask cookie cutter enthusiast Acting Minister for Education (Higher Education and Skills) Mr Ong Ye Kung, who mentioned the above in his opening speech at the OECD- Singapore Conference on Higher Education Futures yesterday (14...

Serial Train Passenger Khaw Boon Wan Side-Eyes 2IC Ng Chee Meng On A Train...

Throwing Shades On Trains On Wednesday (14 Oct), the Land Transport Authority (LTA) and public transport operators SMRT and SBS Transit conducted "Exercise Greyhound" -- an emergency drill to test their improved incident management plans in the event of a massive train service disruption. This exercise simulated multiple power trips on the...

Reform Party’s Jafri Basron Makes Sexist Comments Online, Baffled By Backlash

Jafri saves the world by maintaining the dignity of Singaporean women The next time you want to say something not so nice about someone/something, maybe it’s best you keep it to yourself. Or face the wrath of netizens. Former Reform Party member Jafri Basron found out the hard way. Source The social activist must...

This 12-Year-Old Leukemia Patient Is Basically A Model Student, Even On Her Deathbed

Her passion for Maths kept her going What would you do if you knew that you were running out of time? Some may perhaps want to travel around the world, some may want to do things they never had the chance to, and some may even want to end their lives...

Vivian Balakrishnan Got Into A Driverless Car And Emerged Unscathed

Look Ma, No Hands! Minister-in-Charge of the Smart Nation Initiative Vivian Balakrishnan is officially a cool kid -- now that he's rode in a driverless car. How cool is that. Source THATS SUPER COOL. https://www.facebook.com/Vivian.Balakrishnan.Sg/posts/10153039540996207 And as the unofficial Minister of Geek, he has shared his driverless car ride experience with a super long post on Facebook with...

Post-Election Tan Lam Siong Is Still Giving Away Loaves Of Bread

Bread Man back in action Remember Bread Man a.k.a Tan Lam Siong? Elections may be over, but Tan sure isn’t loafing around. The former Potong Pasir candidate is back in action, distributing more bread. Truly the modern-day Anpanman, the hero who saves the world by giving away pieces of himself. Anpanman is...

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