Deceived, Broke, And Ignored: Plight Of Financially Abused Elderly In Singapore

Financial abuse unaddressed in policies protecting the elderly The Straits Times released a report on Sunday (17 Jan) about the increasing number of cases of financial abuse faced by the elderly. According to the report, common cases include children cheating their parents into selling their homes, and denying the parents any...

Chee Soon Juan Predicts “Imminent Disaster” In Yet Another Article On Huffington Post

Leader of SDP posts radical ideas (yet again) about Singapore facing an impending crisis Get out your crystal balls, because the Singapore prophet Dr Chee Soon Juan is forecasting the future. On 15 Jan, Dr Chee wrote a piece connecting Singapore's "authoritarian" political system to the nation's eventual downfall. And he did so in yet another...

Grace Fu Slams Lee Li Lian For Declining Seat, Demands Explanation For Singaporeans

MCCY Minister/ Head of the House wants an explanation from ex-Punggol East MP On 18 Jan, Grace Fu used her Leader of the House responsibilities to question Lee Li Lian's decision to not take up her Non-Constituency Member of Parliament (NCMP) position. Fu suggested that Lee should be accountable for her actions...

2 NTU Professors Are Among The World’s Hottest Researchers, But Not For The Reasons...

NTU professors ranked by Thomson Reuters as the World’s Hottest Researchers 2015 Two professors from Nanyang Technological University -- Professor David Lou and Professor Zhang Hua -- were ranked by Thomson Reuters as the World's Hottest Researchers 2015. Yes, we couldn’t believe it too. Source In case you are wondering who these hot...

Singapore’s 13th Parliament Sworn In, But Who’s The Last NCMP?

Who will be the next NCMP, and will there even be one? On 15 Jan, the 13th Parliament of Singapore began their oath taking at 3.30pm. Altogether, 89 Members of Parliament (MP) and two Non-Contituency MP (NCMP) have been sworn in. That means only two out of three NCMP seats were filled by...

10 Andrea Chong Facts That Prove She’s Singapore’s Very Own Taylor Swift

She's got that red lip classic thing that you like She's talented, young, and successful -- just like Taylor Swift. They're both looked upon as fashion icons with styles that many girls look to emulate. One of Singapore’s most prominent fashion bloggers, Andrea Chong gained visibility when she hosted ClickNetwork’s That...

Sengkang Neighbourhood Police Centre Wins Again With Response To “Be Like Bill” Meme

Policemen can be cool too ok "Be Like Bill" memes have taken over Facebook and the rest of the internet. You know what they are. Such memes typically encapsulate some anti-social behaviour that perfectly normal human beings engage in -- humans except the hypothetical Bill. Because Bill is smart. Here's an example. https://www.facebook.com/openlettersthatmatter/photos/pcb.550000818495775/550000571829133/?type=3&theater Bill is also apparently one...

STB Uses Cats To Promote Singapore, And Netizens Love It

STB recent video about local cats is just purrfect Your Singapore, an official Singapore Tourism Board (STB) site, has hopped onto the bandwagon of the cat craze by producing a video showing cats from different parts of Singapore. And so far, everyone is going "Awww" over the cuteness overload. Cause cats obviously rule the internet. Source Smart...

Bad News Singapore Netflix Users, You Might Be Stuck With Only Local Content

Netflix clamping down on proxy access to content not available in Singapore Shucks, seems like after Netflix's arrival got people's spirits soaring high, the media streaming firm proceeded to douse us with a bucket of cold water, giving Netflix and chill a whole new meaning. The American internet streaming company has announced...

10 Melissa Koh Facts That Perfectly Explain Why Her Name Is Synonymous With Fashion

Melissa Koh stepped out of her comfort zone to pursue her fashion dreams By now, Melissa Celestine Koh should be a familiar face to most, having established herself as a name synonymous with fashion. Boasting 171k followers on Instagram, the fashionista has managed to win hearts through her personality and her...