Why Would Singaporeans Buy Fish From a Farmer Instead of A Fisherman?

“Farming” to Singaporeans typically brings to mind crops like vegetables, fruits, rice, or livestock, poultry and eggs. But what about fish? Some of us may think our fish are typically wild fish caught by fishermen and farmed fish is just a minor source of our fish. So why would Singaporeans increasingly buy fish from a…

Did gov.sg’s Bot Accidentally Reveal The Size of Singapore Reserves?

gov.sg recently released a chat bot which you can AMA with on Facebook messenger.  Source Besides giving you almost instant replies about anything under the sun, accurate or not, it can also advise you on who in the public service to harrass contact regarding your problem and point you to the relevant webpages just like Google,…

Brutal Truths About Having PRCs in Singapore

PRCs: they have a reputation for being obscenely loud, unbearably pushy, kiasu to the max, shit in public, cheat Singaporeans, display uncouth behaviour (that I must point out, some Singaporeans also show), unbafflingly self-entitled and amazingly unaware of social norms (or just have a damn thick skin). Tell an average Singaporean Chinese that our forefathers…

Why Making Fun of Kong Hee’s Olive Oil Shows The Dark Side of Singapore

City Harvest pastor Kong Hee, probably the most lambasted pastor in Singapore, recently blessed stacks of olive oil in a Facebook video, and promptly got attacked online by netizens and online platforms. “Is he trying to cheat people of their money? Isn’t there a better use of oil? What is he up to? Are his…

New Boardwalk & Playground Opens at The Oval, Seletar Aerospace Park (*Map Included!)

This is post 4 of 5 in the series “Singapore: Seletar Aerospace and Surrounds” In case you haven’t heard of the new F&B hangout at Seletar Aerospace Park called The Oval where a few restaurants have already started for business, check out the other posts in this Seletar series. Migrant workers (to whom we owe so much…