Brace Yourselves Because The Haze Is Set To Last Until Early 2016

Spread in forest fires and El Nino means haze is here to say Singaporeans might have to get use to the haze for a little longer than expected, with Indonesia's forest fires spreading to new areas and are unlikely to be put out until next year. Despite constant pressure from neighbours,...

LTA To Upgrade MRT Stations By 2018, But Netizens’ Responses Show They’ll Never Be...

More breathing space for everyone! Good news for the daily commuter -- The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has announced yesterday (19 Oct) that 17 North-South and East-West Lines MRT stations will be upgraded by 2018 to create additional space for commuters while waiting for the next train. Under this plan, existing...

This Facebook Page Is Everything We Ignore When Talking About Racism In Singapore

Racism In Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong recently brought up the issue of racial integration in Singapore during the OnePeople.Sg Community Leaders' Conference earlier this month (4 Oct). He stressed that the harmony which Singapore enjoys today is not natural, but an act of will that has been sustained through the...

WP’s Pritam Singh Hung Out With PAP’s Dr Lim Wee Kiak And Dr Teo...

Singapore's politicians find unity Singapore's politicians found solidarity on the world stage despite their domestic differences as they attended the 133rd Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly at the International Conference Centre in Geneva. Singapore was represented by the Worker's Party's Pritam Singh, and Dr Lim Wee Kiak and Dr Teo Ho Pin from...

Indonesian President Joko Widodo Promises To Solve Haze Problem In Three Years

He remains optimistic despite falling popularity BOGOR (WEST JAVA): Indonesian President Joko Widodo has only assumed office last year, but is already finding his job "very challenging", especially with issues like the haze and managing the country’s economy. In an interview with Channel NewsAsia on Saturday (17 Oct), President Widodo did not haze-tate...

Loansharks Are Setting Fire To Flats And Sending These Videos To Intimidate Victims

Loansharks’ new terror tactic: setting fire to HDB unit doors In a viral video uploaded by Singapore Anti LoanSharks, a HDB unit’s front door is set on fire and recorded by presumably a loanshark runner. https://www.facebook.com/772893202759121/videos/961400810575025/ The video, which was uploaded on Sunday (18 Oct) was viewed over 17,000 times. While it is...

Spare Khaw Boon Wan Because Balloons Are Actually To Blame For Train Breakdowns

Who to blame for MRT breakdowns? The next time the train breaks down, don’t be too quick to pin the blame on Khaw Boon Wan. Source For the culprit could very well be a balloon. No, we’re not joking. Source Balloons, especially the metallic shiny ones typically given on graduation ceremonies or birthdays, could disrupt...

Guy Rants On Facebook After Refusing Security Check At Changi Airport And Finds Zero...

Man refuses a security check at Changi Airport, rants on Facebook, but gets a reality check instead In a Facebook post that starts off with the sentence, “Know your rights”, user PJ Wong recalled an encounter upon landing at Changi Airport on Thursday (15 Oct) when he was singled out by...

Ed Sheeran’s Half A Billion Plays On Spotify Was Thanks To Singapore

The Big Milestone Our favourite ginger-haired singer Ed Sheeran has come a very long way since his days of busking on the streets of London. Now a massive global music phenomenon, he has broke countless records along the way, including last year, when he was the most streamed artist on Spotify. Recently...

Baey Yam Keng Proves To Be Tampines Residents’ Bae With Hands-On Approach

Is there anything that Baey wouldn't do? Following a freak HDB lift accident that happened last week (9 Oct), dedicated Tampines MP Baey Yam Keng decided to step up maintenance work in the area. And he’s doing it himself, no less. Baey became part of the maintenance crew and went on a...