How A Singaporean Photographer Inspired A US Presidential Candidate’s Viral Video

Renowned Singaporean photographer stands up against Bernie Sanders' campaign for fellow artists Up until a few days ago, John Clang was just another Singaporean photographer who made it big through sheer grit. Source Initially a photography and fine art student at LASALLE College of the Arts, he made the difficult decision to...

Netizen Responses Are The Best Thing About That Majulah Video

This is what it takes to truly be a Singaporean Source Most of us grew up here in Singapore -- we understand Singlish, we have our favourite hawker stalls, and we all like to complain on Facebook when the MRT breaks down. However, former 987 FM DJ Divian Nair wonders what exactly...

President Yusof Ishak – The Story Behind The Face Of Your Singapore Dollar Note

The life story of our first president Every Singaporean knows who Yusof Ishak is, but not his story. For the uninitiated, he’s Singapore’s first president – that face you always see when you pull out your dollar note to pay for groceries. Although he passed away 46 years ago in 1970, his...

Lawrence Wong Wants You To Walk, Cycle, And Jog In The CBD On Sundays

Singapore’s first car-free day will be held on 28 Feb from 7am to 9am Ever wanted to take that Instagram-worthy shot on the roads leading to the newly opened National Gallery? Here’s your chance. National Development Minister Lawrence Wong announced on Tuesday (16 Feb) in a blog post and on Facebook that...

5 Key Battles That Resulted In The Fall Of Singapore

Winston Churchill's "worst disaster" in British military history On 15 Feb 1942, a British deputation set off in a motorcar for the Japanese military headquarters in Singapore. They brought with them a Union Jack and a white flag of truce. In the evening, Lieutenant-General Arthur Percival would sign for the unconditional...

15 Singaporeans Aged 25 And Under To Watch In 2016

The rising stars of tomorrow As they say, age is nothing but a number. These 15 individuals might be under 25, but have already achieved successes beyond their age. Last year, we cast the spotlight on 15 Singaporeans aged 25 and under to watch in 2015. This year, who will be...

PM Lee Intensely Geeks Out With Mark Zuckerberg At FB’s Headquarters

Zuck meets the PM, gives him a block of wood Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong is spending a week in San Francisco, spending some time with tech CEOs and doing what it is that tech people do. He also dropped by Facebook's headquarters in California, and hung out with FB founder Mark...

Crowne Plaza Changi Hotel Extension Is First Project To Be Built Lego-Style

Singapore's construction industry geared towards innovative practices Sure, we have all built a house or two using our lego bricks when we were young. But using lego-style methods to construct a building? That is a whole new ballgame altogether. The Crowne Plaza Changi Hotel extension is one of the first few private projects to...

S. League and SMRT Partner Up This Season So You Can See Your Favourite...

Singapore's soccer league collaborates with SMRT for 3 years Who would have thought SMRT and S. League could form a partnership? Today, S. League and SMRT Commercial have announced a partnership that will promote Singapore's only professional sports league. SMRT Commercial will be in charge of marketing S. League on selected trains, MRT stations...

Republic Of Singapore Air Force Debuts Badass Aerial Moves At Singapore Airshow

There’s something in the air, and it’s a badass fighter plane During a media preview yesterday (11 Feb), the Republic of Singapore Air Force’s (RSAF) unveiled its lineup of aerial and static displays for the upcoming Singapore Airshow. And damn are these bad boys jaw-dropping. https://twitter.com/JustinOngCNA/status/697607763036237824 The 12-minute aerial display will feature the "Vertical Punch"...