Haze Worsens As PSI Hits 137, Highest So Far This Year

Haze worsens Singapore air quality Singapore is covered in a cloak of smoke, as air conditions deteriorated to its worst this year with the three-hour Pollutants Standard Index (PSI) reaching 137 on Thursday (10 Sept) noon. While it is nowhere close to the record of 401 set in June 2013, PSI reading...

TOC Editor Notifies Police Over Vivian Balakrishnan’s Violation Of Cooling-Off Day

  According to Channel NewsAsia, Dr Vivian has said that the post was accidental, and is the result of a "bug". The Facebook post was originally uploaded on 4 Sept, and had been auto-posting since then. The tweet was sent out along with the Facebook post, since both social media...

Singaporeans Can Finally Netflix And Chill In 2016

Netflix will finally be available in Singapore come early 2016 You read that right. Netflix is coming. The younger generation of Singaporeans have a habit of staring into their laptop screens or other personal gadgets more often than they watch the television. One of the many reasons for this is because what is...

Your Ultimate 7 Step Guide To Nailing Polling Day

What you need to know for Polling Day On 11 Sept, a record number of 2.5 million Singaporeans will cast their votes. For the first time ever, voters born post-independence will outnumber those born pre-independence. GE2015 is also the first election since independence where every parliamentary seat will be contested by opposition parties. Here...

We Compared All The WP And PAP Rally Crowds – The Result Will Shock...

Will 2015 be the year of change? Update: Looks like rally numbers are not everything! The silent majority spoke up when it mattered. If crowd attendance is any indication of votes, then 2015 could very well be the year history is made. We'll let the pictures speak for themselves. Day 1 - 2nd Sep...

By The Minute: SDP’s Final Rally Of GE2015 Is All About Chee Soon Juan

Chee Soon Juan is the epitome of the SDP Today (9 Sept) is the last day for election rallies for all the political parties around Singapore to make a last ditch attempt to persuade voters. I headed down to the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) rally for the first time to find...

Here’s What To Avoid Doing During Cooling-Off Day So You Don’t Get Arrested

The complete guide to ensure a fair cooling-off period before the polling day Cooling-off day was introduced to Singapore in 2009 and officially implemented for the General Elections that took place in 2011. With that, Cooling-Off day is still rather new for Singaporeans and our political parties. Cooling-off day is the...

By The Minute: SPP’s Potong Pasir Rally Is Small And Homely, Just Like The...

Battleground: Potong Pasir For today's coverage, I decided to head down to the little town of Potong Pasir, a town which saw the closest contest in the last General Elections -- a difference of just 114 votes. Today (8 Sept), the Singapore People's Party will be holding a rally here. Of course,...

12 Biggest Fails Of GE2015 That We Couldn’t Believe Happened Either

There is good PR, there is bad PR, and then there is very bad PR We're almost at Polling Day. Throughout the period of rallies, politicians have said many things -- some smart things, some stupid things. In this list, we've got a good mix of parties and candidates from both...

GE 2015: 12 Best Quotes From The Day 7 Rallies

Can you believe it's been a week? People's Action Party Teo Chee Hean on fatherhood "It's been a lovely 18 years. Some of the babies I have cuddled have grown, and are probably here!" Sun Xueling "We, the PAP have been with you a long time; like an old couple." PAP are really going strong...