11 Things WikiLeaks Has On Singapore

The top eleven secrets you may not have known about Wikileaks is a journalistic organisation that publishes classified information and news leaks on its website. Although the more attention-grabbing documents are about the US', MustShareNews managed to find some pretty interesting bits about Singapore too. Source 1. We support the use of nuclear energy 23 December...

This Migrant Worker’s Poem Will Blow Your Mind

This is the beauty of a personally inspired poem If we say 'Bangladeshis', we bet the image of construction workers in those hard yellow hats is the first thing that pops into your mind. Source We were surprised when we first found out that some of these workers were actually university graduates. But the latest...

Mainstream Media Critique Of Government Survey Has Us Intrigued

Business Times article criticises REACH survey for lacking full data and having leading questions Colour us intrigued, because a publishing company with links to the Government has posted an article critical of a government survey! The REACH survey quizzed people's opinions of the Budget 2015. Unfortunately, like this other REACH survey relating to the...

MyRepublic Plans To Be 4th Telco + Offers 12GB Bundle As “Norm”

This might just be a whole new level of competition We currently have 3 telcos: Singtel, M1, and Starhub. Now a fourth player wants to join the party: MyRepublic. Source Isn't its logo just so cute? Lofty plans MyRepublic has just confirmed that it will bid in the next 4G spectrum auction, which is when...

Robinsons’ Boss Complains About Singapore’s Shopping Malls

We have "far too many" malls that are all "similar" What sets the stores in ION Orchard apart from [email protected]? According to this man, not much. Source That man is Mr Kesri Kapur, regional head of the Al-Futtaim Group, which manages brands like Robinsons, John Little and Marks & Spencer. In an interview with TODAY, Kapur...

#ChaiCheePrick And Why Mob Mentality Is Not Okay

Revealing someone's address effectively encourages harassment After a video of a cab driver being berated by an angry young man (aka #ChaiCheePrick and PoliteMan) went viral, a witchhunt was started to find the culprit. All his personal info was dug out within a day and laid out over the Internet. And everybody seemed okay...

These Old-School Maps Will Change Your Impression Of 1950s’ Singapore

Historical Maps Gallery has a collection of 23 maps dated 1954-2009 for viewing Unfortunately, the website dedicated solely to historical map viewing is sparse...or is the term minimalistic these days? You decide. Source This collection of historical maps dating back to before Singapore's independence is viewable at hm.onemap.sg. The gallery is hosted by OneMap, an...

Our School Kids Are Sleep Deprived, But Parents Didn’t Know: Surprise!

Singapore is already #3 on the list of top sleep-deprived cities Channel NewsAsia recently ran a report saying that 4 in 10 lower primary school students show signs of sleep deprivation. Some of the telltale signs of sleep deprivation in children include: Source We here at MSN are guilty of the last...

Yishun Residents Complain About “Too Big” Bus Interchange

Complaints arise despite the "many hours" SMRT spent A new temporary bus interchange at Yishun has led to quite a number of complaints after its 14 March opening. This comes as the Land Transport Authority (LTA) is building the Yishun Integrated Hub slated to open in 2019. The temporary interchange...

Nicole Seah, The Youngest Politician Of The 2011 Elections – Where Are They Now:...

Nicole Seah, the youngest politician at the 2011 elections This post is part of a running series about the General Elections. Nicole Rebecca Seah was Singapore's youngest politician at the eventful 2011 General Elections, aged just 24 then. She contested the Marine Parade GRC under the National Solidarity Party (NSP). Seah resigned...

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