Minister S Iswaran Doesn’t Understand Why S’poreans Aren’t Happy About Thaipusam Incident

Second Home Minister calls for "calm" and "restraint" among S'poreans The Thaipusam saga rages on today, although Second Home Minister S Iswaran might have misunderstood the situation a little while talking to the media. He called on Singaporeans "to stand together against a breakdown in law and order", and insisted that the ban on...

Thaipusam Drums Ban Is So Racist We Can’t Even

Trouble brews at Thaipusam Thaipusam is a celebratory festival dedicated to Lord Muragan, the deity of youth, power, and virtue. However, the mood at this year's celebration was anything but happy. The problems began when organisers of the event requested that a group of participants stop playing the drums because doing so violated...

20 Awesome Ang Pow Packets (And How Much To Put Inside Them)

Make a statement with the most unique ang pow packets With Chinese New Year looming around the corner, we hear the groans of married/"empowered" adults who have to dish out ang pow packets. That's right. It's that time of the year again, when you burn a hole in your pocket...

Petition To Make Thaipusam A Religious Holiday Gets Over 3,000 Signatures In 16 Hours

A lady is advocating for Thaipusam to be a public holiday Hinduism is considered one of four major religions in Singapore, but the Hindu community has been allocated just one public holiday a year: Deepavali. For comparison purposes, Christians have two days (Good Friday and Christmas Day), Muslims have Hari Raya...

18 Best Chinese New Year Snacks Ranked In Order Of Shiokness

So hard to pick a favourite.

Student Forces Food Chain To Serve Free Tap Water With The Help Of The...

International student harnesses power of internet to bring water to all Here's one for the history books. According to a post on this Tumblr, an international student by the name of Prayuj Pushkarna was insulted by Baja Fresh's refusal to serve his party free tap water. So he did what any sane...

Singapore Power Misleads Animator Into Performing Extra Work

Animator misled by Singapore Power Group, gets money back for wasted time A day ago, Joshua Chiang of CerealBox Studios made a post on his Facebook page detailing his unpleasant business encounter with Singapore Power Group (SP). SP had led Mr Chiang to believe that they would be hiring his team to develop and produce...

9 Local Celebrity Children Who Are Entering The Limelight

Will they surpass their parents? Like mother, like daughter. Like father, like son. Their parents are well-known veterans in the industry. However, did you know that some of these budding stars are their children? Evidently, these children have inherited something far more valuable than their parents' inheritance. Here's nine up-and-coming celebrities'...

Drunk SMRT Taxi Driver In 10 Minute Road Rage Drama

We now need Singa the courtesy lion more than ever Fancy being called nasty names, having vulgarities hurled at you, or having a can thrown at you? That was exactly what a relief SMRT taxi driver did to a poor, unsuspecting motorist who was simply minding his own business and...

Singapore’s Trust In The Government And Its Media Is Falling

Edelman has released its Trust Barometer results for 2015 The annual study done by public relations firm Edelman compares trust levels of the government, media, business and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) globally. The results for Singapore are...interesting to say the least. Here are some of the selected results, relating to the government and the...