This Video Shows Just How Bad The Bedok Interchange Congestion Is

After a three-year wait, the new, sparkly Bedok Integrated Transport Hub finally opened on Sunday (30 Nov). However, what awaited were more jams than the breakfast spreads aisle in NTUC. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T9hlPygs0X0 The delays were so bad that buses took more than an hour to get into the interchange –  a distance that only requires...

These Primary School Questions Our Kids Go Through Will Horrify You

A Singaporean mother has gathered a collection of actual local primary school questions, and they look absolutely illogical. Have a look at this question from a Primary 4 exam: Because "the sun is behind her" is apparently not the answer to why a person's shadow appears in front. Instead, the "correct" answer...

Singaporean Student Turns Brinjal Into Batteries, Wins US$50,000

Using Vegetables The Right Way She used to hate brinjal, and her parents had to force her to eat it as a child. And now, Shannon Lee Xinjing (above in red) has finally exacted revenge on her least favourite yong tau foo ingredient. The 18-year-old National Junior College student has managed to...

10 Things You Can Buy In Singapore With RM10

As oil prices continue to tumble, our oil-exporting neighbour to the north experienced their largest two-day loss since the 1997-98 financial crisis. At 5pm on Monday (1 Nov), S$1 could buy RM2.63 – a 10 month high. With this recent development, we decided to see what visitors from the other side...

This Accurate Map Of Singapore Is Accurate

A revised map of districts in Singapore has been making the rounds on the internet, revising the names of neighbourhoods and regions for "accuracy". The map, created by the Kaki News Network, features the entire northern region of the island has been rebranded "Malaysia Truely Asia", while the Geylang/Eunos region is...

The Two Most Expensive Buildings In The World Are In Singapore

Singapore, The Land Of Expensive Stuff According to this list on Wikipedia, Singapore is home to not one, but two of the most expensive buildings in the world. Marina Bay Sands seems a fairly straightforward choice, with its infinity pool and iconic silhouette now etched in our memory. The appearance of Resorts World...

This Singaporean Hokkien Word List Helps You Follow Every Jack Neo Movie Created

Limpeh's guide to swearing in Hokkien.

4 Memorable Phua Chu Kang Appearances (Outside of PCK Pte Ltd)

Not Play-Playing Anymore Veteran comic Gurmit Singh has not to extend his contract with MediaCorp and will now devote his time to his family instead. The multi-talented artiste will finally hang up his yellow boots and wig after 20 years of making Singaporeans smile. The influence of Phua Chu Kang, a character synonymous to Gurmit himself, extended...

Why The Owner Of The Blue Diamond Restaurant Was Charged With False Salary Accusations

A Restaurant Owner's Mistake? Last week, the Blue Diamond Restaurant was charged by the MOM as its owner provided false salary information regarding its employees. The owner, Abdul Hameed Mohamed Farook employed 12 staff in total, and declared that their salaries would range from $2,800 to $4,500. Based on these salaries,...

There’s A New Pink Dolphin In Underwater World

4-Month-Old Pink Dolphin Sighting Confirmed Underwater World Sentosa (UWS) confirmed the existence of a pink dolphin calf on Thursday (27 Nov), more than four months after it was born on 15 July. The approximately one-meter long calf, said to be "bright and inquisitive, high-spirited and adventurous", is yet to be named. The announcement...