Grab Users Report Crazy Surge Prices Over The Weekend, Could PDVL Be The Culprit?

Grab Users Faced Surge Prices Of Up To $44 As LTA's PDVL 30 Jun Deadline Passes If you’re a frequent Grab user, you wouldn't expect to see surge charges on a Sunday morning. But 26-year-old Grab user Joshua Tan was shocked to discover that a ride from Clark Quay to Bishan...

6 Reasons Why We Love This Year’s NDP Funpack

Here's What To Expect In This Year's National Day Parade (NDP) Funpack These bundles of patriotism-laced goodies typically comprise of items to get spectators hyped up for the celebrations. Yes, we're talking about everyone's favourite National Day Parade funpacks. Source Here're 6 reasons why we're absolutely loving this year's rendition. 1. Practical items Long ago,...

8 Popular Car Models With $10,000 VES Tax Rebates In Singapore

Vehicular Emissions Scheme (VES) Will Offer Up To $10,000 In Rebates For Eligible New Cars In Singapore Starting Sunday (1 Jul), newly registered cars in Singapore will be subjected to the new Vehicular Emissions Scheme (VES), replacing the previous Carbon Emissions-Based Vehicle Scheme (CEVS). Here's a quick glance at some popular...

South Korea President Moon Jae-In To Visit Singapore, President Halimah Will Be There This...

Moon Jae-In Will Visit Singapore To Make Speech After Trump-Kim Summit On Monday (2 Jul), the Blue House - South Korea's equivalent of the White House - announced that President Moon Jae-in will be visiting Singapore from 11 to 13 July. He'll be making a speech about ensuring peace in the...

SMRT Trains Lost $86 Million This Year, Do We Smell A Fare Hike Incoming?

SMRT Trains Lost $86 Million In FY2018, Citing Lower Ridership And Fare Revenue Beleaguered train operator SMRT Trains posted a whopping $86 million post-tax loss, according to its annual operations review report released on Sunday (2 Jul). This comes after turning a profit of $26 million last year. To put this figure into...

Here’s An Idea: Instead Of Discarding oBikes, Why Not Give Them Out?

Town Councils Intend To Discard Abandoned oBikes After Firm's Exit Source In light of oBike's departure from Singapore, attention has turned to the 14,000 oBikes scattered around the island. While some are derelict and beyond repair, others work just fine (once they're unlocked). Despite the varying conditions, town councils are planning to adopt...

5 Trailblazing Women In Uniform That Show Why Gender Is No Barrier To Success...

The Contribution Of Women To Our Uniformed Services In Singapore Cannot Be Ignored Let this sink in: for every 93 men in the Singapore Armed Forces, there are 7 women. And this number continues to grow steadily. A record number of women joined the force in 2014. That year, some 140 women...

10 Reasons Why Chin Han, Singapore’s First Hollywood Actor, Deserves His Academy Invite

Chin Han's The First Singaporean Actor To Break Hollywood In Recent Years Can you name the Singaporean actor who'll soon be sharing the silver screen with The Rock? Source Yes, we're talking about the movie Skyscraper -- whose poster was hilariously psycho-analysed by scientists for its unrealistic trajectory. Chin Han's our man of the...

SPCA Offers $1,000 Reward For Information On Kitten Found In Zipped Bag

Taman Jurong Resident Found Kitten In A Zipped Up Bag The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) is offering a $1,000 reward in exchange for information on a horrifying case of animal cruelty. Earlier this week, Facebook user Yvonne Teo shared that she had found a kitten trapped...

Should Singapore Be Worried As Mahathir Cosies Up To Indonesia?

Mahathir's Visit To Jakarta Says A Lot About The State Of Singapore-Malaysia Relations It wasn't as momentous as the recent Trump-Kim Summit, but this week's meeting between Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad and Indonesian President Joko Widodo was certainly significant. Mr Widodo rolled out the red carpet for Dr Mahathir, who was...