Student Scored Straight As… What Her Teacher Wrote In Her Report Book Will Make...

11 Straight A's? Try Harder The comedians at SGAG are good at making us laugh, and this post has hit all the right notes—in stressful Singapore, your teacher lets you know that getting straight As isn't enough. Yes, it's an old report card, but it highlights how exasperating the education system...

Focus On The Family Caught Plagiarising In Their Sex Education Booklet

"Sex Ed" Booklet Plagiarised Material Unless you've been living under a rock, you'd know about Agatha Tan's news-making viral post. It debunked the sexist ideas from volunteers of Focus on the Family, an organisation that conducted a sex education workshop at her school. She tore their assumptions apart and even got the...

Actor Lim Kay Tong Overcomes ‘Cowardice’ To Play Founding Father Lee Kuan Yew In...

About Lim Kay Tong's Movie Role In 1965 Everyone agrees that Lim Kay Tong is perfect to play our founding father Lee Kuan Yew in the nation's jubilee film, and guess what? He will be. The movie, titled 1965, is about a pivotal moment in Singapore's history—her independence, and what came...

5 Local Films Banned In Singapore That The Government Does Not Want You To...

Made Banned Films In Singapore Recently, To Singapore, With Love was banned in Singapore. Although it comes as a shock, out country has had a history of banning films for all too similar reasons. If you're in the know, you'd be familiar with these. Have you watched any of them?  1)  15 Director: Royston Tan Banned:...

The Artling Launches Inaugural OUE Artling ArchiPavilion Design Competition 2014

The Artling Launches Inaugural OUE Artling ArchiPavilion Design Competition 2014 A uniquely Singaporean architectural design competition for an iconic and modular pop-up pavilion that aims to inspire innovation and a new generation of visionaries in the industry  The Artling and Singapore Institute of Architects (SIA) as partner organizers today launched Asia’s...

Asia’s Most Exciting Hardware Hackathon Is Back!

About Most Exciting Hardware Hackathon Asia's most exciting hardware hackathon is back with more action and excitement from 11-12 Oct @*SCAPE, the Ground Theatre, Level 2. Register NOW HERE! Win prizes totalling SGD3,500! This time, we're reimagining Technology for Social Change! But I have no technical skills! Fret not, you will learn all you need from our experts...

Hwa Chong Alumnus Petition Against Problematic Sex Education Programme

About Agatha Tan's Facebook Post Yesterday, 17-year-old Agatha Tan's Facebook post went viral. The note detailed the sexist assumptions taught in a sex education workshop held at her school, Hwa Chong Institution, and was addressed to the principal. Tan debunked these ideas, stating that the workshop's volunteers promoted rape culture, perpetuated sexist stereotypes,...

JC Student Shows Everything Wrong With Singapore’s Sex Education In This Facebook Note

Everything Wrong With Singapore's Sex Education LATEST UPDATE: Sex Ed Booklet found to have have plagiarised material from a humour site. While most of us weren't aware of how to react to sex education during our troubled teenage years, Agatha Tan certainly did. In this note, which was originally a letter to...

You Will Not Believe Which 4D Number Won First Prize In Sunday’s Draw

What are the odds, right? This lucky number won first prize on Sunday, 6th September, much to the shock of 4D enthusiasts. Don't get your hopes up, though—it's still not in the top 100 numbers that are frequentlyy drawn. We wonder who the lucky winner is—who knew that a set of...

Competitive Bird Singing Is Still A Sport In Singapore. The BBC Shows You Why.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DDim_aMZ_cA]   Apart from playing hopscotch and eating haw flakes, watching the uncles take their birds out is a hallmark of our childhoods. These bird singing grounds have become a rare sight in Singapore—as the city becomes more urban, these spaces vanish. Don't fret— competitive bird singing is still a thing, and...