6 Tips To Maximise Your Li Chun Deposit Based On The Feng Shui Timetable

Banking In Cash For CNY So, the time has come again. The period of good cheer when people throng the banks to deposit money for the tradition of Li Chun - barely weeks after they throng the banks to withdraw money to put in their ang pows. A timetable has already...

PM Lee Delights Family By Appearing At Chalet

PM Goes Kai Kai So you’re chilling out with your family at a chalet when Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong happens to walk over. What do you do? If you are Twitter user nad (@heeavygloom), you go absolutely bonkers and then take a group photo with him. Going Bonkers In an adorable video...
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Uber For Schoolchildren Started Running Today – What Some Parents Think

Schoolber Kicks Off On First Day Of School The school gates have opened, and Schoolber, a ride-sharing service for schoolchildren, also got its first real start on Tuesday (Jan 3, 2017). The application, exclusive to Singapore, is like carpooling or Uber, but for children — kids are being sent to...

Cheerful Bus Interchange Worker Uses Ladder To Save Guy’s Day

Lending A Hand Sometimes all it takes is a good deed from a cheerful stranger to brighten one’s day. Twitter user Josef Wong (@josefwong_) found that out when he wanted to surprise a friend with some balloons. Flyaway Balloons However, he posted on his Twitter page a photo of the balloons stuck to...

Creepy Mascots And Dancing Children Greet New Pupils On First Day Of School

Mascots Ease First-Day Jitters? Some children may understandably have some apprehension over attending a new school for the first time. When we started our first day of primary school decades ago, our parents just left us to our own devices in the classroom. Schools today are rather different though - a...

5 Public Transport “Improvements” That Did Not Reduce Travelling Times

Bus, MRT Initiatives That CMI What do Singaporeans want for our public transport? Simple: no breakdowns, less waiting and for buses and trains to not be packed like sardines. However, that might be something almost impossible to achieve, so the relevant authorities have decided to compensate by giving commuters other "perks" instead. We...

4 Logical Explanations Why Certis Cisco Is Trying To Hire Taiwanese Auxiliary Officers

Taiwan Officers Wanted Taiwan is famous for its idol dramas, with its dashing male leads and doe-eyed female leads. But Cisco officers? Well Certis Cisco apparently thinks the Taiwanese will make great auxiliary police officers, as it's now on a recruitment drive to hire about 120 of them. The company, however, has...

Trans-Cab Cuts Taxi Rental Costs By 34% Not Out Of Goodwill – This Is...

Cheaper To Rent From Trans-Cab Good tidings for aspiring cabbies: Trans-Cab is slashing daily rentals by up to 34% for cabbies who operate without relief drivers from Jan 1. Perhaps this will help mitigate their situation of having excess cabs (don't worry, we'll talk about that later). Trans-Cab’s rental will go as...
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Muslim GrabHitch Passenger Bitten By Driver’s Dog – UberPUPPIES Wannabe?

GrabCar PUPPIES Is Here In Singapore! Earlier this month, ride-sharing Uber teamed up with local dog shelter SOSD to start UberPUPPIES, where people can be visited by cute pooches. Source Meet self-styled “GrabCar PUPPIES” founder Tang Chek Fong (who goes by the name of “Star”), a GrabHitch driver who decided that picking...

Rampaging Youth At MRT Station Knocks Guy Out Cold

Collision Leaves Man Unconscious While most people were enjoying what remained of their long Christmas weekend, one guy spent his Boxing Day in hospital. A teenager had collided into him at an MRT station platform, leaving him lying unconscious on the floor for at least 30 seconds. According to him, the...