Three Lawyers And A Counsellor: Who Are Amos Yee’s Saviours?

The Adventures of Amos Yee: 21 April A counsellor forked out the $20,000 to bail Amos Yee out yesterday (21 April) after Singapore's favourite teen spent 4 days in remand. Vincent Law, who works with youth and families, apparently has $20,000 just lying around, is one of the activists calling for charges...

5 Things You Need To Know To Secure A Hello Kitty EZ-Charm

Our guide to tapping in and out with Hello Kitty Mark your calendars and start your countdowns. 8 more days until Singapore goes full on kiasu mode. Source On Tuesday (21 April), EZ-Link announced the incoming release of what they call "the latest form of contactless technology" and a "breakthrough in form...

Singtel Suffers From Mobile Data Breakdown. Again.

And Singaporeans' feathers have been ruffled once again So Singtel's data services are down. Source Former Nominated Member of Parliament Calvin Cheng called the Singtel outage "a tragic embarrassment". Source How can we be a Smart Nation without reliable data connectivity? Somebody CC Lee Hsien Loong please. Outraged netizens flood Facebook Source Source ERP is also technology, but...

Lui Tuck Yew Wants Us To Cycle To Work

Our transport minister thinks that the alternative to crowded trains could be a mere bicycle Transport Minister, Lui Tuck Yew, feels that we can learn from the Danes in cycling to places. But this doesn't mean that we should expect cycling to become the next MRT or replace the SBS service you...

From Rags To Riches: 12 Homegrown Self-Made Millionaires

Life has not been a bed of roses for them but they've managed to rise to the top You know what they say – when life gives you lemons, make lemonade. These inspiring individuals probably had less than a lemon to start with. They weren’t born with a silver spoon...

Will You Run 2500KM For Singapore? These 2 Runners Will.

Some give their full support, others say that this is pure madness Every Singaporean knows it's our Golden Jubilee this year. Tons of ideas have flooded in from people from all walks of life. We've received these cute, uniquely Singaporean stickers... Source We may even be planning to go overseas during the extra public holiday courtesy...

IDA Under Fire For Hiring Worker With Dodgy Degree

Which is more important: the degree or the work you produce? The Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) has a sticky situation on their hands. One of their employees, Nisha Padmanabhan, was found to have received her Master's degree from  Southern Pacific University, a "degree mill" (where one pays to get a degree without taking...

8 Things We Learnt From Lee Wei Ling’s Latest Commentary About ‘Papa’

The elusive professor weighs in on the Oxley Road bungalow debate Dr Lee Wei Ling has been quite the frequent contributor to The Straits Times, the latest with an article about her dear 'Papa'. In her submission published in The Sunday Times (19 April), the professor at the National Neuroscience Institute weighs...

Guy Starts Thread About The Races He Hates

Guy posts thread about races he dislikes, fools many A thread was started on Reddit's /r/Singapore with the title "The races I hate in Singapore and why." Is it time to bring out the Sedition Act? This has the potential to be a racist thread... Oh, THAT kind of race? Time to put...

IKEA Caught In A Lose-Lose Situation With Anti-Gay Pastor Lawrence Khong

Gay rights activists fight back against IKEA's support for Khong's magic show Lawrence Khong is the senior pastor at Faith Community Baptist Church (FCBC), and is known for his strong views on homosexuality. He spoke out extensively about Pink Dot, and even engaged many in heated discussions on his official...