Greener Pastures Overseas? Singaporean Harvard Graduate’s Boston-Based Startup Generates Over US$50,000

Is the Singapore startup scene too small for growth?  Despite being awarded the world's top location for ease of doing business by the World Bank, Singapore is not a viable place for a nascent company to grow, according to some. Desmond Lim, a Singapore-born Harvard graduate who now runs a thriving startup...

8 Alternative Places You Can Go Now That The Punggol #InstagramTree Is Officially Gone

Nothing lasts forever, and as of 16 Dec, the famous and loved Punggol #InstagramTree has been removed. If you did not already know, the famous Punggol Instagram tree was due for removal in the interest of public safety as the Housing and Development Board (HDB) found no signs of life in it...

10 Shocking Facts About The Maid Abuse Case That You Should Know

Here's what the Mainstream Media didn't highlight about the maid starvation incident Most people's hearts have gone out to the maid after hearing her tragic abuse story. For the uninitiated, a couple starved their maid, deprived her of food and did not allow her to speak to anyone. The trial has been going...

Yishun MP Forms Grassroots Team To Save Cats, Because He’s Also Founder Of ACRES

Cat Killings in Yishun Prompt Sharing of footage On 15 Dec, Nee Soon Group Representative Constituency (GRC) Member of Parliament (MP) Louis Ng displayed his heart of gold by setting up a fast response grassroots team following a series of feline deaths in his ward. Mr Ng, who was elected into office...

Bartenders Organize Fundraising Event For Cancer-Stricken Strangers’ Reunion Chef

Just One Shift 2, an altruistic idea derived from sense of solidarity Still remember about the Strangers’ Reunion cafe’s fund-raising campaign to help its head chef, Sebastian Tan, who battles with cancer, last week? Well, the camaraderie of the food and beverage community doesn’t just end there. Twelve bartenders from various bars...

21 Unforgettable People Who Became Singaporean Household Names In 2015

These names should be rather familiar by now 2015 was no doubt an eventful year – GE2015 and the SEA Games took place this year; the long-running City Harvest Church trial’s verdict is finally out; Southeast Asia was shrouded in smog for the longest period of time in years. As we’re...

Here’s What Nobody’s Talking About In That EwF/Orchard Central Spat

Tenants were given 6 months notice, and offered spaces at other malls On Monday (14 Dec), a shade-filled poster that Orchard Central's EwF outlet had put up for two weeks went viral. The burger chain suggested that they had rode out the mall's initial low period, and Far East Organization was...

Khaw Boon Wan Takes A Train, While WP Has Some Suggestions About Train Maintainence

Khaw Boon Wan releases newly dressed-up train, WP calls for train maintenance Minister of Transport Khaw Boon Wan hopped on a train on Monday (14 Dec), and promptly found himself surrounded by Christmas decorations and an army of carollers. What he was actually doing though, was introducing a new Christmas themed train....

9 Actual Events That Prove Orchard Road Is Incurably Cursed This Christmas

A series of unfortunate events nearing this Christmas *Disclaimer: This article has been edited to include more incidents in points 8 and 9. Christmas is a season for joy and celebration. For many, Orchard Road is the symbol of Christmas in Singapore, for without its dazzling and kaleidoscopic lights, Christmas would...

The Boys’ Brigade Singapore Needs Your Help To Fulfill Their Christmas Promise To The...

Santa comes early for the Singapore's needy this year Celebrating Christmas doesn’t have to mean splurging all of your money on things during the year-end sales. Marking the festive spirit can also mean helping out the less fortunate members of the society through charity works. At least, that’s the message the Boys’ Brigade Singapore...