Singaporeans Online Aren’t As Negative As You Might Believe

For every troll, there's a troll-slayer When it comes to the Internet and social media (and just life in general), there is a trend towards the negative, where bad stuff is amplified and good stuff, not so much. Hence most news reported is bad news, and consequently, so are the reactions. Yet,...

23 Legendary Local Actors (And What They’re Up To Now)

Your all-time favourite MediaCorp actors, ranked in legendary order Remember the days when MediaCorp dramas were good? Well, me neither. But as critical as we are of local offerings, you can't deny the impact they made on us all, especially back in the days before international TV serials became easy to download and stream. So, we...

14 Celebrity Look-alikes Who Could Be Twins

Are you seeing double? They say everyone has a physical look-alike somewhere out there in this world. You may think that your favourite celebrity is one-of-a-kind, but their doppelgänger would have you seeing double. Some of them are so alike that you could swap one for the other without anyone...

8 Things That Could Happen As Singapore Gets Hotter And Wetter

We predict the future of a warmer and rainier Singapore Source It's official. The results of the Second National Climate Change Study conducted by the Meteorological Service Singapore’s (MSS) Centre for Climate Research Singapore (CCRS), was released 15th April. The report implies that the we will all start complaining more about the heat...

OMGTEL’s Logo Makes Us Go OMG

Did OMGTEL just use WordArt to create their actual logo?! Prospective 4th telco in Singapore, OMGTEL, has unveiled their logo, and everybody reflexively checked today's date to make sure the date didn't read 1 April. Because the new logo looks like an April Fools' Joke, complete with badly-drawn Trademark logo. Source I'm speechless. What...

Yet Another Police Report Filed Against Amos Yee

Successful troll is successful Another morning, another police report. Amos Yee is now being accused of contempt of court by Lionel De Souza, a 72-year-old retired policeman who's now the assistant secretary of the PAP's Hougang branch. This is following his blog post asking for money to buy jelly, among other things...

TOC Somehow Raises $41,000 For GE Coverage

220 contributors and $41,000 in donations is pretty impressive Alternative news site The Online Citizen started a fundraiser on 16 February, in preparation for the upcoming General Elections (GE) which they believe to be this year. According to The Opinion Collaborative Ltd, which The Online Citizen is part of, they do...

Ex-Student Sues RGS And Demands Compensation For Pain And Suffering. You Read That Right.

RGS has described her allegations as 'frivolous'. Ooh. A former student of Raffles' Girls School (RGS) has sued them for failing to protect her from bullies and for forcing her to study overseas. Oh, the humanity! 18-year-old Cheryl Tan wants RGS to compensate her for her "pain and suffering" and the...

5 Ways To Best Remember Singapore’s History

The best way to commemorate our founding fathers could be a decision you make The future of remembering our little red dot's past is very much alive, and not only in Parliament. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong, and other experts wish for the public to...

OMG Is Probably The Most Appropriately Named Company SMRT Has Ever Worked With

SMRT to partner OMGtel with money if Consistel wins 4th telco bid This is the state of our telcos today. A telco named OMG is partnering with SMRT, to be the 4th telco in Singapore. But first, they need IDA to approve them. The three main ones are, well, shall we say,...