Ho Kwon Ping Suggests Blurring Racial Categorisations, But Doing So Isn’t Such A Good...

S R Nathan Fellow thinks that CIMO categorisations are oversimplistic S R Nathan Fellow and executive chairman of Banyan Tree Holdings Ho Kwon Ping has suggested that Singapore's Chinese-Malay-Indian-Other (CMIO) categorisation has become redundant and insufficient to group society today. This is largely due to the increasingly vocal and diverse society. He feels that the CMIO...

Does CNA Agree That PM Lee’s Cabinet Merry-Go-Round Has Elections In Mind?

Calculated, precise, and accurate; elections may be called by year-end In case you guys don't know, PM Lee recently did some reshuffles to his Cabinet. Although such movements are not very rare (this is PM's fifth reshuffle ever since the 2011 General Elections), analysts think that this time, there's a deeper...

Singapore’s Education System Only Needs Some Tweaks, Rather Than A Entire Overhaul

The Singapore education system is still "unfixed" -- but is fixing required? The debate over education in Singapore has been raging for as long as anyone can remember. Recently, Dr Tony Wagner, an expert-in-residence at Harvard University’s Innovation Lab, suggested that Singapore's education system would only develop good test-takers and not innovators...

8 Nefarious Singaporeans On Interpol’s Wanted List

18 people on the Interpol list whittled down to just 8 names The Interpol is an intergovernmental organisation that helps coordinate international police cooperation. It regularly publishes a list of wanted people, and top syndicate bosses are usually no stranger to this list. Since Singapore is known to be a relatively safe country...

This Elderly Man Deserves An Oscar For Flinging Himself Onto A Stationary Car

Is it a case of accident scam? Yesterday (8 April), along Ang Mo Kio Avenue 6, an elderly man who stood by the roadside approached a car when it neared him. He then raised his arms, seemingly attempting to cross the road illegally. The driver slowed down and came to a...

PM Lee Plays Merry-Go-Round With His Cabinet Comrades

Promotions, hellos, and goodbyes in store Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced a couple of changes to the Cabinet yesterday (April 8). This is PM's fifth reshuffle since the 2011 General Elections. Source Here is a quick summary of the merry-go-round: who's in and who's out. 1. Masagos Zulkifli Source Previously: Senior Minister of State for...

Taxi Driver Gives Eden Ang $20 Despite Him Having No Money To Pay For...

Faith in humanity restored What would you do if someone tells you he forgot his wallet? Would you offer him some money to get the poor guy through the day, or doubt him thinking it's some sort of scam? Mr. Lim, the taxi driver who picked artiste Eden Ang up found...

You Don’t Really Have To Be Afraid Of The Dallas Buyers’ Club Letter

If you've received a letter demanding payment for torrenting, don't panic Subscribers of SingTel, StarHub and M1 are being sent threatening letters demanding payment for allegedly downloading the movie Dallas Buyers' Club illegally. The telcos were forced to reveal the names and addresses of IP address owners who were found...

This Online Directory Of Tiong Bahru Market Is What Every Hawker Centre Needs

Local design company creates map to help visitors decode Tiong Bahru Market Tiong Bahru Market & Food Centre is situated right smack in the middle of (surprise, surprise) Tiong Bahru. The 60-year-old market was one of the first to be built in a housing area. It is also surrounded by hipster...

IKEA Singapore Wins With Punny Replies On Facebook

IKEA Singapore advises on shelf discovery When you find yourshelf stuck in a rut, what do you do? Who would you turn to when you're having relationship problems, or when you step on a freaking toy? "Always believe in your shelf." - IKEA Furniture giant IKEA has struck again. Known for their hilarious...