Why Living In Singapore Isn’t As Horrible As You Think

We’re still pretty angsty when it comes to whether Singapore is the place we wanna stay in or not. I know many people who hate Singapore, fellow Singaporeans and the whole shitty system here. I also know many people who love Singapore regardless of the imperfections they encounter, and count their blessings every day that…

What Is The Biggest Sin In Singapore?

It’s not just about being poor or stupid. I cried at the doctor’s today. On the way home. While doing work. Lying on the bed. Unable to sleep. In a country where showing any weakness is like a death sentence, I cried because my son has a weakness that makes him unable to function like…

A Brexit analysis in one single Facebook post

Will the UK’s departure from the EU benefit those who voted to leave? No one would vote for a situation that would make him lose out, unless you’re a certain Adam who didn’t think his vote would count. Source Yet in the close, close fight on whether to stay or leave the EU, will those…

Foreigner Gives Most Popular Quora Answer On Why People Hate Singapore

In a quora thread on “Why Do People Hate Singapore?”, a UK foreigner who lives in Singapore gave a long, thought-out answer that beat all the others in terms of views. Source By the way, check out his other answers here on: What is it like to migrate away from Singapore? In what forms does…

Test Your Skills: Is this a Scam Or Not?

Scam or legit? Vote your answer at the end of this article Update: There have been multiple requests for me to remove the handphone number of the Admin, which doesn’t make sense because he could’ve gotten more potential investors calling him. But you never know how nasty some people can get. The conversation first started…

What did I learn from my preschool bullies?

My first brush with being bullied came at the age of 2. Why was I bullied? I was pretty big, and am still pretty big. Not particularly pretty, but big enough to attract peer bullying. It was almost a daily affair of being called “fatty bom bom, stupid dum dum” by female pre-school classmates. How…

ShopBack: Save with cashback, Groupon coupons and more!

What’s the big deal shopping with ShopBack? I had never heard about ShopBack till my colleague returned from maternity leave and started raving about it. Having given birth to twins, you can imagine how much money she spends on diapers, milk powder and other baby-related items. FYI, in 1 month alone, one baby requires about:…

Government Issues No-Internet Memo, Public Servants React In Disgust

In typical top-down fashion, the government has issued a memo that computers used officially by public servants in Singapore will be cut off from the Internet from May 2017. Source According to an IDA spokesperson: The Singapore Government regularly reviews our IT measures to make our network more secure. Although 100,000 computers will be affected,…

Why Do Singaporeans Treat Disabled and Special-Needs People Like Animals?

You know what the answer is, but you can’t accept it. I recently saw a video by the National Council of Social Services. It’s meant to be heartwarming I know, but it goes to show how typical our human nature is to stereotype people who have been labelled as different. We feel awkward around disabled…

What Does World War II Mean To You?

[Warning: graphic images] Imagine if the whole Singapore population of 5 million died. Multiply that by 12 and you get the death toll of World War II. How do the post-war generations from various countries view World War II? What lessons do we need to remember from the deaths of 60 million people? World War…