Singapore Biennale-Worthy Art Installation In Yishun Dismantled After Town Council Says It’s A Fire...

Why Yishun Again? Another day, another Yishun story. The constant stream of bizarre occurrences like grisly murders and cat abuse have made the northern neighbourhood infamous, and even got us thinking of building a wall to keep Yishun out. We’ve scratched our heads but still can’t figure out why everything and...

Gawk All You Want At The Retro New Nokia 3310 Because We Won’t Be...

Nokia Nostalgia Remember Nokia? Yes, the “it” handphone company of our teenage years (or for some, our parents’ teenage years) is still around. The Finnish company launched its new back-to basics Nokia 3310 over last weekend, and instantly had many Singaporeans awash in a wave of nostalgia. But Singaporeans hoping to get...

5 Signature Scents Found In Singapore And What Exactly Goes Into Them

Signature Scents Being Rolled Out Across Singapore Did you smell something strange as you boarded your bus yesterday? Nah, it's not that auntie clipping her toenails with one foot propped up on the seat -- that scent was from the day before. We're talking about good scents -- fragrances that ease the...

PM Lee Gives Great Comeback To The BBC After Being Asked Age-Old Question On...

The BBC Interviews PM Lee So the BBC rolled out an old chestnut when it talked to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in an interview aired on Wednesday (March 1) -- free speech in Singapore. Previous interviews the Western media conducted with his father, former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, also...

Crowdfunding Campaign For Singaporean Deported From The UK Hits $86,000

Deported Without Warning Imagine being kicked out of your home and forced to live thousands of kilometres away from your family just for having the wrong passport. Well, that’s the story of a Singaporean woman that has propelled her into the international spotlight. Now, a crowdfunding campaign has been started...

Minister Tharman Admires A Surprising Singaporean Singer For His Non-Conformism

Minister Tharman Loves Gentle Bones It must feel good when no less than a Cabinet minister praises you. In his most recent Facebook post, Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam expressed praise for local singer-songwriter Joel Tan, better known as Gentle Bones. Surprisingly, the DPM knows Joel personally, and lauded him for his...

Mindef Gets Hacked, And Singaporeans’ Reactions Are Exactly What You Would Expect

Singaporeans React To Mindef Hacking Typical. Hackers steal info from Singapore's Ministry of Defence (Mindef), and Singaporeans can only think of one thing. Specifically, young male Singaporeans: Source We understand that going for In-Camp Training can feel like a burden for guys, but surely the hackers have better things to do? Personal Info Stolen As...

Malaysian Netizens Claim Their Food Is Tastier Than Singapore’s, Reigniting Decades-Long Spat

Whose Food Is Better? Singapore and Malaysia may be neighbours, but that does not guarantee good relations. In fact, the two nations have had many spats over the last few decades. Think: Water conflicts, Pedra Branca, the Chaim Herzog crisis, and many more. But these spats are minor compared with...
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Holland Village Walkabout Allows You To Enter Homes And Look At Art And Visit...

OH! Open House at Holland Village As we venture into the bright future that is Singapore's, many of us scramble to hold on to some remnants of the past. Naturally, companies like TheSmartLocal in turn organise events to remind us of art and our history. Similarly, non-profit art organisation...
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ZARA Launches Online Shop In Singapore, So Get Ready Your Credit Cards

Online Shopping With ZARA We all have those days when stepping out into the world of human interaction seems like a complete chore worth zero percent of our time. Need food? We have Foodpanda and Deliveroo. Need makeup? There’s Colourpop and Sephora online. Obviously, we’re pretty spoiled for choice when...