66 New MRT Trains Replaced In $827 Million Deal Will Be Made In China

MRT Trains For NSEWL Designed In Singapore & Gemany, And Manufactured In China After 30 years of plying Singapore's MRT tracks, 66 trains along the North-South and East-West Lines (NSEWL) are scheduled to be replaced. Source The new trains by Canadian company Bombadier cost $827 million, and will be more "accessible for...

“F*** You!” Julie Tan Lashes Out At Pan Lingling On Instagram

Julie Tan Defends Herself After Pan Lingling's Alleged Comments On Her Sexual History Actress Julie Tan has joined the juiciest drama to hit Mediacorp in several years. No, we're not talking about a reboot of The Little Nyonya. We're referring to the spat between veteran local actresses Pan Lingling and Hong Huifang...

Tiong Bahru Residents Fear Re-Zoning Will Worsen Noise & Parking Woes

Urban Redevelopment Authority's Move To Re-Zone Tiong Bahru Businesses Unpopular With Residents Tiong Bahru -- home to snaking lanes of hipster cafés, bakeries, post-colonial era buildings and streets named after philanthropists. Source We often forget that Singapore's first public housing estate is also home to actual residents. Given the influx of new businesses,...

LTA Is The Highest Rank Of SCDF Personnel Charged Over NSF’s Death

5 SCDF Personnel Are Being Charged In Relation To NSF's Death In May 5 Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) personnel will be charged on Wednesday (25 Jul) in relation to the death of full-time National Serviceman (NSF) CPL Kok Yuen Chin. Ranked in order of seniority, the 5 men are: LTA...

12 Simple Ways To Up Your Cybersecurity Game

Why Being Smart About Cybersecurity Is Key To Protecting Your Personal Data Cybersecurity has been a major concern in recent days, after a cyberattack on SingHealth led to the personal data of 1.5 million Singaporeans being stolen. And more recently, some local Apple customers complained of mysterious iTunes purchases that amounted...

Heading To Japan? Prepare For A Blistering 41°C Heatwave Till August

Killer Heatwave Blankets Japan As Temperature Spikes To 41.1°C If you think that Singapore’s sweltering weather is unfit for humans, try Japan. A blistering heat wave is sweeping across Japan with an all-time high temperature set to last until at least Thursday (26 Jul). Temperature in Kumagaya city skyrocketed to 41.1°C on...

2 Years Worth Of Complaints Made NUS Block Internships At This Tech Firm

NTU, SUTD, LASALLE Join NUS To Blacklist Tech Company From Internships "Go overseas on a business trip with me and I'll give you twice your internship allowance. But don't inform your school, ok?" That's what the director of a local tech firm offered a student from National University of Singapore (NUS) during...

5 Moments At Pink Dot 10 That Show How Far Singapore Has Come

These Moments At Pink Dot 10 Remind Us That A Change Is Gonna Come It's not very often that Singaporeans (barring Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong) are pretty in pink. Red remains the colour of choice for national events, given our flag and emblem. But for one day every year, Singaporeans...

We Love This Judge’s Sassy Reaction To A Man Who Showed Up To Court...

Judge's Savage Reaction To A Man Who Shows Up Drunk In Court Is Amazing You have not learnt your lesson. How dare you turn up inebriated (drunk)? These are comments you'd expect to hear from your parents or partners. Challenging this notion, a District Judge has used them to reprimand a man...

Man Shares Poignant Love Story About Majie Couples In Singapore

Two Mahjies He Knew Growing Up Were Actually A Couple, According To His Mother Majies - nannies who brought up our pioneer generation in Singapore in the 1930s to 1970s - have to take a vow of celibacy. This means they weren't allowed to marry, and most of them remained single for...