This Hilariously Entertaining Singlish Charades Competition Will Leave You In Fits Of Laughter

You'll need skills and extensive Singlish vocabulary to nail the competition If you haven't heard about Hood Champions, it is about time you did. Hood Champions is a Singlish charades competition whereby participants from the same districts -- like Jurong or Bukit Timah -- compete against teams from other neighbourhoods. The winner also...

Residents Ingeniously Place ‘Yandao’ Cop Standee Along Corridor To Prevent Theft, And It Actually...

'Yandao' cop standee might work better than CCTV cameras The residents of Block 449, Ang Mo Kio Avenue 10 were victims of theft for a period of five years. Branded shoes and even clothes hung along the corridor were stolen. One of the residents, plumber Sim Ngiap Phua, 72, decided that enough...

Singaporean Transgender Woman Living In UK Expected To Serve Reservist Granted Sanctuary

Transgender female has been granted sanctuary in the UK Now, how many times have we seen people who want to escape national service (NS) make headlines? This case however, is a tad different. In the UK, a Singaporean man who has been living as a woman for ten years now is being...

Chee Soon Juan Stars In A Hokkien Music Video Featuring Everyday Life In Bukit...

Dr Chee Soon Juan croons his supporters with Hokkien song Singapore Democratic Party’s (SDP) chief Chee Soon Juan just upped the ante for the upcoming Bukit Batok by-elections. In a viral Facebook video, the politician promises to serve the residents of Bukit Batok with his crooning voice. Dr Chee Soon Juan is...

Mother Names Baby ‘Jet Star’ After Giving Birth On Jetstar Flight

Welcome to the world, baby Saw Jet Star A pregnant woman who unexpectedly gave birth on board a flight from Singapore to Yangon, Myanmar, has named her new baby after the airline, Jetstar. Jetstar Asia flight 3K583 had just landed in Yangon, when the mother, a Myanmar national, unexpectedly went into labour,...

Uber And Grab Introduce Fare Cuts, But Salty Taxi Drivers Are Salty

Competition is a good thing The National Taxi Association (NTA) has criticised the recent price cuts by Grab and Uber, saying they not only hit their drivers' earnings but, if left unchecked, could also hurt the taxi industry and its commuters. According to NTA executive adviser Ang Hin Kee, It's an unhealthy...

Judge Has Fun With Puns While Ruling Luxury Tea TWG’s Court Case

A very punny judge A judge was having a field of a day cracking puns over a lawsuit between the current and former owners of TWG tea, a local luxury tea company. Source Big storm in a tiny tea cup The co-founder of TWG Tea Manoj Murjani lost a two-year legal battle against several...

New SMU Course Becomes A Popular Hit With 1,108 Applications For 45 Places

1,108 applications for 45 places in new SMU course A new course at Singapore Management University (SMU) is so hot, there are 25 students competing for each spot as local media reports. A total of 1,108 applications were sent for the 45 places that are available for the new degree course, which offers a...

Uber Driver Shirwin Eu Fails Second Bid To Be A Member of Parliament To...

Why doesn’t this guy ever learn his lesson?   Today (27 Apr), it is confirmed that Singapore Democratic Party’s (SDP) Dr Chee Soon Juan will be heading in a straight contest against People’s Action Party’s Murali Pillai, also affectionately known as “Ah Mu” in the coming Bukit Batok by-election. Meanwhile, lesser-known...

MINDEF Views Homosexuality As A Problem; Netizens React In Anger

MINDEF's offensive form sparked anger among people For decades no one has openly voiced out a problem in a form that all potential NSF men have to fill up -- until today. This section of the form shows how insensitive the question was phrased: Source First things first, homosexuality is not an example...