Nostalgic Video Of Old Singapore Buildings Will Give You The Feels

Old Singapore Buildings Seen Through A New Lens Urban dwellers are a funny lot. We walk past old Singapore buildings everyday, thinking that they'll last forever. But then reality hits. As photographer and fellow urban dweller Darren Soh puts it, Hardly a day goes by when we do not hear about demolition...

Crazy Rich Asians Review By A Singaporean Indian Who’s Actually Seen It

A Singaporean Indian's Honest Review Of Crazy Rich Asians In recent days, it's been impossible to scroll through your Facebook feed without finding a long post about diversity, representation and Crazy Rich Asians. To say that the film has pissed some people (i.e. Pooja Nansi and Sukki) off would be an understatement. But it...

These 5 E-Scooter Accidents Show Why We Need Tougher Laws On PMDs

The 322 Violations Of Active Mobility Act Show That Safety Needs To Be Enhanced On Friday (Aug 24), members of the Active Mobility Advisory Panel released their recommendations for further regulation of personal mobility devices (PMDs). Their 5 proposals were for: Speed limits for PMD riders be restricted to 10kmh, down...

NYT Says Crazy Rich Asians Is PG13 Because Of Its ‘Obscene Wealth’

Can Obscene Wealth In Crazy Rich Asians Offend? There's obscenity in the traditional sense, then there's obscenity according to The New York Times (NYT). The famed American daily recently reviewed Crazy Rich Asians and said the film was PG-13. Fair enough, since there are mature themes in the movie. Even American and Singaporean...

Seletar Airport Hangar Wants M’sia To Pay Jho Low’s S$1M Parking Bill

Complicated Process Got Jho Low's Private Jet Registered In The United States With megayacht Equanimity safely within grasp, Malaysia has focused its sights on Mr Jho Low's Bombardier jet. But efforts to retrieve the plane have hit a speedbump. That's because a hangar at Seletar Airport has allegedly asked Malaysian authorities to pay...

SIA Pilot Dies In Accident Just 2 Weeks After His 46th Birthday

SIA Pilot Killed In Motorcycle Accident In KL Just 2 weeks ago, SIA pilot Eugene Wang had been celebrating his 46th birthday with his family. But today, his family mourns his death after a tragic motorcycle accident in Kuala Lumpur. SIA confirmed to The Straits Times that one of its pilots had died...

8 Facts About Kevin Kwan, The Crazy Rich Author Who Can’t Visit Singapore Again

Kevin Kwan Probably Really, Really Misses Wanton Mee Meet Kevin Kwan. Walking down the street, he might not stand out much. But wait till you realise that he's the author behind the wildly popular Crazy Rich Asians series. This week, attention turned to his NS commitments, after news emerged that the 44-year-old...

Army Regular’s Quick Thinking Saved Senior’s Life After Accident

Army Regular Saved 81-Year-Old's Life 9 July appeared to be an ordinary Monday for Master Sergeant (MSG) Harinderjit Singh--he drove his 6-year-old daughter to school in eastern Singapore, as he usually did every morning. But the morning turned out to be a particularly memorable one for MSG Singh. During his drive,...

7 Facts About Bugis People That Showcase Their Unique Culture And History

The Bugis Community Boasts Its Own Distinct Identity Say Bugis and many immediately think of hotpot, cheap finds and a thriving marketplace. But not many make the connection between the precinct and the Bugis community. The community was among the first to arrive in Singapore after Raffles set up shop here...

Netizens Slam Irfan Fandi’s Rejection Of FC Braga Contract Due To “Loneliness”

Netizens Accuse Irfan Fandi Of Being A "Strawberry" Irfan Fandi, eldest son of Fandi Ahmad was invited for trials at top tier Portuguese football club, Braga just last month. After weeks of trials, Irfan was offered a 2 + 2 year contract from Braga, allowing him to join for 2 years,...