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7 Times Foreign Workers Have Come To The Aid Of Everyday Singaporeans

The Justice League Foreign workers leave their families and homes behind to come to Singapore to work for a better life, so we wouldn't blame them if our country is just a stopover for them. But there are some who make the best of their time here, and extending a helping...

Mandai’s Eco-Tourism Hub Is Set To Open in 2020, And We Just Can’t Wait

Mandai Eco-Tourism Hub Good news for nature lovers: Two new wildlife parks are coming to Mandai, and they are set to boost eco-tourism, as Singapore aims to become the leading nature hub in Asia. The construction phase of the project was launched on Monday (Jan 16), with the first phase set...

Court Rules Mindef Is Not A Person And Can’t Be Harrassed, To Nobody’s Surprise

Mindef Isn't Human #QOTD no longer stands for quote of the day but question of the day. So, #QOTD: What is considered a human being? Well, apparently not the Ministry of Defence (Mindef). The Court of Appeal ruled on Monday (Jan 16) that Mindef cannot invoke the anti-harrassment law against The Online Citizen, as...

UOB Boss Wee Cho Yaw Has Bought 45 Units Of A Condo In Bulk...

Bulk Discount For Condo Units It's not everyday we can afford a condominium unit, let alone 45. But for one of Singapore's richest men, such things are bulk buys. Take it from veteran banker Wee Cho Yaw, the chairman emeritus of United Overseas Bank (UOB), who just bought all 45 unsold...

6 Mixed-Heritage People Who May Be Blocked By The Community Committee From Running For...

Committee To Judge Ethnicity Singapore's parliament is again trying to tweak the system that determines our Elected Presidency (EP), by introducing a panel known as the "Community Committee" to certify presidential candidates' ethnicity. The proposed panel will be composed of a chairman and three sub-committees (Malay, Chinese and Indian & other...

Lunch With Straits Times Editor Sumiko Tan Was So Boring, We Lost Our Appetite

Eat With Sumiko Recently, The Straits Times' Executive Editor Sumiko Tan had lunch with Education Minister (Higher Education and Skills) Ong Ye Kung to find out how feels about being described as "possible prime minister material". The paper then released a video of Ms Tan interviewing Mr Ong about his favorite...

Mercedes Malaysia’s “Fail” Ad Without An Ending Makes No Sense

The Best Or Nothing? Many are familiar with Mercedes-Benz's slogan -- The Best Or Nothing. In this case, it seems like Mercedes-Benz Malaysia was going for... nothing. A recent advertisement it ran for the Chinese New Year also happened to plug their cars' Active Parking Assist feature, but left most who...
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Inconsiderate Dumping At Clementi HDB Block Disgusts The Internet

Clean and Green? Not Quite Reddit user kcinc82 posted this shocking image on Sunday (Jan 15) of the scene at the foot of an HDB block at Clementi Avenue 2: Source Shocking It has already been established that Singaporeans are a messy lot; no less than Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has criticised...

Minister Koh Poh Koon Offers Explanation For ‘Wayang’ But Internet Says Nope

'Wayang King' We all make mistakes. If we're lucky enough, we're forgiven and "LGO" - life goes on. But if we're anything like Dr Koh Poh Koon, we aren't that fortunate. Especially after the Minister of State for the Ministry of National Development & Ministry of Trade and Industry was labelled a "Wayang...

12 Signs You Have Chinese Privilege And Don’t Even Know It

Unaware Of Chinese Privilege? An article titled “What Privilege Looks Like in Singapore”, which has been circulating around the Internet, sheds some light on what ethnic Chinese people in Singapore are blinded by — bullying among minorities and job interviews being a “relatively uncomplicated process”. We think that delving into a...