To what end, all the President’s Scholars?

Eight of 11 President’s Scholars from the class of 1972 are seen here with then President Benjamin Sheares (centre) at the Istana. They are (from left) Lim Hng Kiang, Lim Teik Hock, Chan Seng Onn, Lee Wei Ling, Lee Bee

AHPETC Bashing – What is an MP role? Should Town Council law be reverted?

“Too often, the debates on AHPETC took on the flavour of verbal wars, where scoring political points seemed to be the order of the day.” – Singapore Management University (SMU) law don Eugene Tan “This is wicked politics at its

Divine intervention in Bangkok Bomb Blast?

According to, the force of the detonation resulted in fatalities at the scene and caused damage on structures as far away as 50 meters. Buildings on the periphery of the blast such as the Police General Hospital, Gaysorn Plaza

Sugar daddy dating sites (updated 2018)

Source:  The Sunday Times 16 Aug 2015 “Sugar dating” sites, which pair young women with rich older men willing to pay lavishly for companionship, have, in recent years, begun targeting people in Singapore. And hundreds have been signing up, leading

Why Singapore’s “paper” general and “scholarship” system are not working

I can’t help but instinctively linked the dilemma and problems faced by Singapore today when I read the latest Insead‘s article and I quote: “Not all leaders are equipped to deal with uncertainty. While many organisations have a Chief Risk

Site to check unclaimed insurance payout crashes

Adapted from The Straits Times  5 Jan 2015 Life Insurance Association sets up website for public to check if any money is due to them Members of the public can check if they or their deceased relatives have policies with

Viral video of elderly woman abused outside her HDB flat

Source: The Straits Times 21 Jul 2015 Based on the Facebook post, the address where the incident happens is at 48 lower delta road #03-05. The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) is “looking into” an alleged case of domestic

Accountability, hypocrisy, big bully, self righteous, denial all roll into one PAP

Askmelah could not have said it any better than Andrew Loh in pointing out that the ruling PAP instead of thinking of fixing the opposition, why not do some really really good work in fixing the real issues on hand

Police arrest Amos Yee over anti-Lee Kuan Yew video

[Updated 6Jul2015] Amos seems to be completely traumatised after being sent to the mental hospital to stay with the mentally sick people. As someone said: People who killed others with their vehicles had less prison time (than Amos’ sentence). Sick People,

New shuttle train service to JB

A new shuttle train service between Singapore and Johor Bahru kicked off on 2 Jul 2015. The service, called Shuttle Tebrau, is operated by Malaysia’s Keretapi Tanah Melayu (KTM) and ferries commuters between the Woodlands Checkpoint and JB Sentral in