The Story Behind Lee Kuan Yew And That Black Ribbon

Member of Parliament Alex Yam posted on Facebook an anecdote of how the black ribbon motif came about. Source Tribute to Mr. Lee Kuan Yew in black ribbon motif Following Mr. Lee Kuan Yew's demise, a black ribbon motif with Mr. Lee's likeness has been circulating widely on social media. Many...

Singaporean Spends Almost SGD$2,000 On Carousell To Buy RuneScape Coins

When Does Paying Real-Life Money For Virtual Items Become Cross The Line? Answer us honestly, how much real life money have you actually spent buying virtual items for your computer or mobile games? From extra storage space on Pokemon Go to custom weapon skins on Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, it's not exactly breaking...

Elderly Man Brutally Assaulted In Sengkang Coffee Shop, Family Posts Heartfelt Appeal For Witnesses

Sengkang Assault Victim Hung Out At Coffee Shop "Everyday", And Was "Mentally Slow" Caring for the intellectually disabled is a lifetime commitment. It may be tiring and taxing at times, but infinitely rewarding. Unfortunately, this task will get much harder for the family of one Kelly Ru Yi Wee, who on Wed (31...

This WWF-Approved Campaign Offers Alternate Method For Singaporeans To Combat Haze

Everyone has a part to play in the Haze With everyone (Singaporeans mostly) constantly blaming Indonesia for the haze, three non-government groups joined forces to start a movement advocating for sustainable palm oil as a way to alleviate the haze problem -- which by the way is not entirely caused by Indonesia,...

Singaporean Bloggers Lose $1K In Bali Resort, Then Everything Devolves Into Drama

Bloggers complain on social media after losing $1k, villa manager bites back Bali is known for its white sandy beaches and pristine waters, and is basically an island synonymous with paradise. After all, it’s Bali. What could possibly go wrong? Everything, it seems like. According to three Singaporean bloggers, Tricia Ong, Jayne Tham, and...

Woman Finds Maggots In Quail Eggs; NTUC Responds To Claims

Maggots are probably the last thing you hope to see in your quail eggs.

Grab Driver Refused To Cancel Ride, Leaves Passenger “Waiting” For 20 Hours

Grab Driver Didn't Cancel Ride As He Feared His Acceptance Rate And Incentives Would Be Affected What's worse than a bad taxi ride? Not having a ride at all. Local blogger and YouTuber Elizabeth Boon found herself faced with such a dilemma on Monday (12 Mar). Source The unfortunate would-be passenger shared her experiences via...

S’porean In JB Customs Shouting Match Says Incident Was A Misunderstanding

Let's not fight with our neighbours.

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