5 Things We Think This New Social Network For Neighbours Will Be Used For...

Blockpooling.sg hopes to show that neighbours can be awesome Mr Moh Hon Meng, 46, thought about how nice it would be if everyone who lived in the same block knew each other and interacted with each other. And so, the idea for Blockpooling.sg, "the social network for awesome neighbourhoods" was born. As...

A Totally Serious Look At SDP’s GE Teaser

The General Election war begins Saturday. With Singapore's General Election (GE) widely anticipated to be held in 2015, rumours abound about it being called as soon as March. The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) has already started counting down to the start of their GE campaign, which is slated for this Saturday, 10...

Hong Kong Parents Buy Singaporean Exam Papers Online

Parents from Hong Kong are buying up Singaporean exam papers online What do oil refining, Hainanese chicken rice and exam papers from top schools have in common? Why, these are all Singaporean exports! Although the last one isn't exactly legal. Oops. A middle-aged couple have been re-selling exam papers from schools...

Subhas Anandan — Remembering A Singaporean Icon

The Life and Times of a Criminal Lawyer Veteran lawyer Subhas Anandan passed away this morning (7 Jan) at the age of 67. He was said to be battling multiple health issues before finally succumbing to heart failure while undergoing dialysis at Singapore General Hospital. In memory of his larger-than-life presence, we've...

Ex-NTU Professor Issues Open Challenge To NTU President

Cherian George calls NTU President's bluff Cherian George, former Nanyang Technological University (NTU) professor at the Wee Kim Wee School of Communications and Information, has issued a reply to NTU Head Bertil Andersson over disparaging remarks made by the latter during an interview. In it, Professor Andersson stated that the decision...

Singapore’s Top Secondary Schools In 2015 – Ranked By Cut-Off Point

Keeping up with the Cut-Off Points It has already been two years after the Great Secondary School Banding Scrap of 2012. Life has continued as normal. Our education system hasn't crumbled. Yet. Even the PSLE has yet to be abolished. But some ingenious buggers at Acescorers have managed to create their own version of a...

Dad Lies About Address To Get Daughter In Favoured Primary School

A man lied about his address in order to get his daughter into a prestigious school Kiasu-ism is increasingly becoming more than just a Singapore pastime. Being kiasu can land you a fine and jail, as this father found out when he conned a primary school principal into getting his daughter a place...

The Guardian Attacks Singaporean Way Of Life Through Bias Article

Article criticising Singapore's rule-oriented society After the Singapore Tourism Board (STB)'s attempts to advertise on The Guardian backfired spectacularly, it appears that the British news website decided to pander instead to the anti-Singapore Western crowd by publishing an article which chose to focus on the stereotypical Western beliefs about Singapore...

11 Things That Make Singapore The Most Expensive City In The World

How 'affordable' is living in Singapore? In addition to Singapore's reputation as a fine country, she now has another accolade under her belt – for being the most expensive city in the world. How true is that? To reinforce this claim, we have come up with 11 things that cost way too much...

5 Singapore Crowdfunding Projects That Will Make You Facepalm

Enter crowdfunding, the new charity for dumb ideas. Crowdfunding is a relatively new way of raising funds in Singapore, and it works by taking money from complete strangers. Hehehe. Which is quite strange, because us Singaporeans usually tend to be wary about giving our very hard earned and not locked up...