Two Policemen Rescue Cat From Tree, Become Overnight Celebrities

Move over shop theft standee, we've got new idol policemen in town That's right, the Edison Chen-lookalike in front of every convenience store these days could well have new challengers. Source Two policemen managed to coax a kitty down a tree last November, and the Facebook post commending their efforts have earned 8,300...

The Great SG50 Exposé – The True Motive Behind This Celebration

Singapore's Celebrating Its 50th Birthday This Year The colossal project that is Singapore's 50th birthday (abbreviated as SG50) is in full swing, with an entire committee set up and S$5 million poured into it. The birthday is known as Singapore's Golden Jubilee even though the term is usually used to refer to monarchs and...

NSP Challenges HDB & URA Over Fernvale Columbarium

NSP calls for greater openness In the most recent development surrounding the Fernvale columbarium issue, the National Solidarity Party (NSP) released a statement on Sunday (11 January) regarding its stand. NSP's strong stance adds on to the hostility already present between the Housing Development Board (HDB) and residents of Fernvale Lea. Source Ambiguous wording Secretary-General of NSP Jeannette...

12 Brands That Control Nearly Everything You Read, Eat, And Buy In Singapore

These brands own (almost) everything in Singapore A new shopping mall opens and you see the exact same stores in each one. It's like someone just did a copy/paste and re-arranged the outlets slightly. Is it just a random occurrence? Or do these brands own so much of Singapore that all...

Singaporean Parents Take Tuition Just To Teach Their Kids

Parents attending math tuition? How hard is primary school math these days? Very hard, apparently, and parents learnt it the hard way. "Alamak, so difficult." On 6 December, thirty students attended lessons for eight hours. School was a multi-purpose room at Muhajirin Mosque, and the teacher was not from the Ministry of Education...

In Singapore, Traffic Police Give Vouchers As Well As Fines

Traffic officers are giving gifts to motorists for good behaviour Nobody likes traffic enforcement officers, or the summons they give when they catch you. Now, however, Traffic Police have chosen to commend motorists for showing good behaviour...by giving them a commendation certificate, zebra plush toys, and petrol vouchers.  Source They give out zebra plush toys...

10 Most Pointless Singaporean Tourist Attractions

Tourist Attractions That Don't Quite Attract Singapore is known as a tourist paradise. We are constantly building the next big attraction to pander to the massive tourist dollar. Don't say there isn't anything to do here, because there are many tourist attractions just waiting for some people to visit. From...

20 Places In Singapore That Are Now Gone Forever

Those born in the '00s probably won't even know these places.

5 Things We Think This New Social Network For Neighbours Will Be Used For...

Blockpooling.sg hopes to show that neighbours can be awesome Mr Moh Hon Meng, 46, thought about how nice it would be if everyone who lived in the same block knew each other and interacted with each other. And so, the idea for Blockpooling.sg, "the social network for awesome neighbourhoods" was born. As...

Singapore’s Top Secondary Schools In 2015 – Ranked By Cut-Off Point

Keeping up with the Cut-Off Points It has already been two years after the Great Secondary School Banding Scrap of 2012. Life has continued as normal. Our education system hasn't crumbled. Yet. Even the PSLE has yet to be abolished. But some ingenious buggers at Acescorers have managed to create their own version of a...

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