22-Year-Old YouTuber Tan JianHao Flies To Vietnam To Raise Funds For Orphanage

About the Singaporean Youtube sensation with a heart Meet 22-year-old Tan JianHao – one of the top local YouTubers with over 362,000 subscribers on YouTube and 187,000 followers on Instagram. Source Just two years ago, he merely considered himself “someone with a camera” with zilch cinematography skills. Today, JianHao not only writes and...

Maid Who Had Sex With Singaporean Teenager Exposes Bigger Societal Problem

Maid sentenced to 10 months jail for having sex with employer's teenage son On Tuesday (22 Sept), a 28-year-old domestic worker from Indonesia has been jailed for 10 months for having sex with a 14-year-old minor. As it happened According to local media reports, the domestic worker started working for the boy’s...

11 Unmistakably Singaporean Things to Put Into The Official SG50 Time Capsule

Singapore plans to seal items into an SG50 time capsule We're into the 9th month of Singapore's golden jubilee, and the SG50 celebration continues. (Don’t worry, this is more meaningful than some others.) In an effort to preserve aspects of the country, Singapore plans to put 60 items into an SG50 time capsule,...

Worsening Haze Gifts Primary And Secondary Students Extra Long Weekend On 25 Sept

Schools to close on Friday due to unhealthy haze conditions As haze conditions worsen, primary and secondary schools in Singapore will be closed on Friday (25 Sept). Ministry of Education (MOE) kindergartens and special education schools will also be closed, according to media reports. Singapore has been cloaked in haze...

5 Gilbert Goh Complaints Over GE2015 That United Nations Had To Endure

RP's Gilbert Goh goes all the way to the UN to complain The Reform Party's Gilbert Goh is not quite done with the elections, it seems. Source Despite his team being soundly defeated in Ang Mo Kio GRC, winning just 21.37% of the vote, Gilbert Goh is adamant that the ruling party...

10 Candidates Who Could Be Singapore’s Next Prime Minister

And the next Prime Minister is... During the election hustings, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong asked Singaporeans for a mandate to move decisively with forming the next generation of leaders with the new Cabinet. And upon winning said mandate, he said at the post-election press conference that leadership renewal is urgent and the pace...

Insensitive Comments From Flippant Filipino Edz Ello May Not Be All That Bad

Filipino nurse sentenced to jail after comments spark outrage Ello Ed Mundsel Bello has finally been sentenced to 4 months jail, after his insensitive remarks posted on Facebook had been deemed to promote feelings of ill-will and hostility. As he meted out the sentence, District Judge Siva Shanmugam had described the comments...
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20 Best Singaporean Tweets In Reaction To The Haze

Hazy highlights from the hazy season It’s that time of the year again when the sky is not as blue, vision is not as clear and everyone has that white cup-looking thing on their faces… it's the season’s greetings from the haze! The haze is everywhere. From outside your windows,...

Amazon Is Selling A Book That Compares Amos Yee To Nelson Mandela

Amos Yee is basically Nelson Mandela, claims new book Surely, you would have, by now, heard about Amos Yee. Yes, we're still talking about him. Yes, we're still talking about Amos Yee Anyway, it has come to our attention that a certain author named Jason Venning has written a book entitled "Singapore's Mandela...

PCF Is Raising Their Fees, But Nobody Knows Which Centres And By How Much

Raise in PAP childcare fees is rather light on the details Here comes the first post-election measure that 70% of us shouldn't be complaining about. Source PAP Community Foundation (PCF) has announced that fees for their pre-school services will rise. In fact, the hike was approved by authorities in May this year. That's pretty...