Singapore’s Trust In The Government And Its Media Is Falling

Edelman has released its Trust Barometer results for 2015 The annual study done by public relations firm Edelman compares trust levels of the government, media, business and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) globally. The results for Singapore are...interesting to say the least. Here are some of the selected results, relating to the government and the...

The Hobo’s Guide To Valentine’s Day

Who says this occasion requires you to burn a hole in your pocket? Valentine’s day is around the corner. Oops, you forgot to make a reservation. Again. But it's not really your fault, right? After all, there's more important stuff to be done, like… playing Dota. You don’t have the spare cash,...

7 Types Of People Who Will Attend The Final Bridge Party

Last Proper Bridge Night to take place on 30 March So the new ban on public drinking in expected to take effect from 1 April, and some Singaporeans aren't taking the law lying down. A massive Clarke Quay bridge farewell party has been created on Facebook, and some 1,300 people have...

SDP: PAP Copied Our 2012 Medishield Life Idea

How much of Medishield Life is a copy? The Medishield Life bill, passed in parliament on 29 January, has been touted by the PAP to be the better and more comprehensive relative of the previous Medishield scheme. However, opposition party Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) has come out to spoil the...

Singapore’s Industries Ranked According To Employee Happiness

Under Happy Survey: Round 2 Everybody's favourite word to describe "not happy but also not unhappy" is back, in a more specialised survey conducted by Achieve Group in November and December last year. This time, we get to find out how many employees are "under happy", split by industries! Source Take note that...

10 People Who Are Shaking Up The Singapore Entertainment Scene

Singapore's got talent A country cannot progress without its people – with the impending SG50 and its emphasis on the arts, we sieve out 10 people who are making waves in the Singapore entertainment scene: 1. Samantha Lo, aka Sticker Lady Source In 2012, Samantha Lo, better known as Sticker Lady, painted “My...

Team Predictions For Lawyer M. Ravi’s Great AMK Run

Plaintiff: M. Ravi; Defendant: PM Lee Hsien Loong So activist lawyer M. Ravi has just announced that he will be running in the next General Election as an independent candidate, meaning that he will not stand with any political party. He also proclaimed that his campaign would have a "Singaporeans...

FAS Somehow Acquires $25 Million Sponsor

The saviour of FAS is an international media rights group The Football Association of Singapore (FAS) has just inked a deal worth more than $25 million with MP & Silva, a London-based media rights company. International football fans (i.e. fans of any team beside Singapore) can rejoice as under the deal, international...

Are Hipster Cafes Eroding Tiong Bahru’s Identity?

Hipster Cafes And Tiong Bahru: A Symbiotic Relationship Nowhere in Singapore does the adage "pitting the old versus the new" fit more than in Tiong Bahru, land of the trendy, hip and cultural. Recent developments to the area has turned Tiong Bahru into Singapore's undisputed Hipster Avenue -- only Haji Lane and...

Less Than Half Of Singapore’s Population Are Eligible Voters

Only 2.1 million Singaporeans are can vote This afternoon (2 February), the Prime Minister has ordered the registers of electors be revised and updated. This is a practice that has to be performed no later than 3 years after every general election -- a requirement fulfilled when the registers were updated...