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...

Here’s How Much The Haze Really Costs Singapore

It's all about that haze As more and more people are coming down with illnesses relating to the haze, people are getting angrier at the Indonesian government, which has refused Singapore's assistance to put out the forest fires causing the haze, even though they're clearly not doing a very good...

Singapore’s Ministers Are Using Facebook To Slam Indonesia For Haze

PSI Levels Soar, Causing Tensions To Boil As the haze situations reach critical levels on Friday (25 Sept), tensions begin to boil. Singapore has been cloaked in smog from Indonesia’s for about three weeks. Primary, secondary and MOE-run kindergartens were closed on Friday as the PSI levels climbed into hazardous levels....

Cab Driver Displays Clearly Evident Kindness In The Midst Of Haze

Hiring a cab in hazy conditions Waiting for a taxi amid the haze can be pretty difficult, with the acrid air causing all of sorts of health problems. Thankfully for Singaporeans though, there are taxi drivers out there who are understanding and kind-hearted enough to make the process easier. A customer...

MOM Clarifies That Voluntary Non-Work Day Is Non-Existent After All

Fake 'voluntary non-work day' rumours remain just rumours Yesterday (24 Sep), the 3-hour PSI reading hit 316 at 9pm, reaching hazardous levels. It was later announced that all primary and secondary schools in Singapore will be closed today (25 Sep), making it an extra long weekend for them. Later that night, rumours...

12 Stages Of Documenting Your Mid-Autumn Festival On Instagram

Getting the perfect picturesque feed The Mid-Autumn Festival, better known as the “Mooncake Festival” (for obvious reasons) is held on the 15th day of the 8th month of the lunar calendar when the moon appears at its fullest and brightest. During the festival, Chinese families around the world gather over...

22-Year-Old YouTuber Tan JianHao Flies To Vietnam To Raise Funds For Orphanage

About the Singaporean Youtube sensation with a heart Meet 22-year-old Tan JianHao – one of the top local YouTubers with over 362,000 subscribers on YouTube and 187,000 followers on Instagram. Source Just two years ago, he merely considered himself “someone with a camera” with zilch cinematography skills. Today, JianHao not only writes and...

Maid Who Had Sex With Singaporean Teenager Exposes Bigger Societal Problem

Maid sentenced to 10 months jail for having sex with employer's teenage son On Tuesday (22 Sept), a 28-year-old domestic worker from Indonesia has been jailed for 10 months for having sex with a 14-year-old minor. As it happened According to local media reports, the domestic worker started working for the boy’s...

11 Unmistakably Singaporean Things to Put Into The Official SG50 Time Capsule

Singapore plans to seal items into an SG50 time capsule We're into the 9th month of Singapore's golden jubilee, and the SG50 celebration continues. (Don’t worry, this is more meaningful than some others.) In an effort to preserve aspects of the country, Singapore plans to put 60 items into an SG50 time capsule,...

Worsening Haze Gifts Primary And Secondary Students Extra Long Weekend On 25 Sept

Schools to close on Friday due to unhealthy haze conditions As haze conditions worsen, primary and secondary schools in Singapore will be closed on Friday (25 Sept). Ministry of Education (MOE) kindergartens and special education schools will also be closed, according to media reports. Singapore has been cloaked in haze...