I’m sorry, but when someone says “Lifelong Learning” I immediately think: and when they ask me to “improve myself”, like say, thru #SkillsFuture, I think Am I the only one? “Lifelong Learning” – yeah, yeah, easier said than done, especially when most of us are busy making ends meet… But there’s an SGfuture Labour Movement recently put […]


借刀杀人 = causing harm, but with a borrowed weapon *** So this is what happened: In Parliament, WP’s (Workers’ Party) Sylvia Lim pressed the gahmen to learn from Bhutan. The country enjoys a high gross national happiness index and has an admirable approach to growth. So Minister Khaw Boon Wan (two days later) responded – by sharing his experience in Bhutan, and his observations. […]

The Boy Who Dodged

So Amos Yee is still alive, does his mother know? Amos your mother is looking for you. You probably know this la, she’s your mother after all. But it’s good to see you still so passionate about the things you’re passionate about. I myself have always believed its great to have opinions, original ones. I’ve […]

Rui En: Do you know who I am?

Eh hello, she from Mediacorp ok! Because being an actress from Mediacorp makes you an authoritative figure, and gives you unprecedented power. Mr Bahrom Sarmiten heard a loud bang as he was approaching his motorbike. Lo and behold, his bike had fallen over after it was hit by a BMW that had also mounted the kerb […]

Budget 2016 Reaction: 99 Problems, And A Solution Ain’t One of Them

A colloquial take on the recent Budget exchange. I stumbled upon this Budget 2016 reaction in a radio interview recently, and I couldn’t resist paraphrasing it in Singlish. Firstly, because I miss paraphrasing GE 2015 rally hijinks in Singlish and the accompanying lolz. Secondly, because this is the most lor sor example I have seen […]


… to be a woman. Singapore, 12 April 2016 Remember this date guys. Let it sink in. Now, let it be remembered that on this very day, April, 2016, two pieces of news regarding women in Singapore went viral. NEWS 1: Unwed Mothers (like, finally) get 16 weeks of Maternity Leave; the same as wedded […]


Move Aside Hello Kitty. Singapore is getting ready for a pompompurin explosion! purin, closer to pudding, not to be mistaken for putin nooooo. not Putin… Purin! Pompompurin is a golden retriever dog character first introduced in 1996. Purin was born on a sunny day on April 16. He is a good natured golden retriever dog, […]

Could the answer to HIV treatment be in our backyard

Researchers have found a plant that could aid with the treatment of HIV and some other STDs, in the Singapore Botanical Gardens. This may be interesting for people who just got tested for STDs (visit https://www.STDAware.com/STDs/gonorrhea/treatment for more information on the testing process and diseases types), and prefer treatment with natural components. Originally, the plant […]

Is This Career Suicide?

  ST editor retracts “strong worded” statement about daughter of Lee Kuan Yew. The Assistant Sports Editor of The Straits Times, Chia Han Keong responded to Ms Lee Wei Ling’s post about the hero worship of her father and late founding father Mr Lee Kuan Yew. With it being the first anniversary of Lee Kuan […]

SGBudget2016 – translated

We wanted to localize and simplify the Budget 2016 Announcement Pointers, and chanced upon this rather imaginative and accurate article which gave us a chuckle. It made us understand Budget 2016 better, so we think yeah, it did its’ job. Check it out >> HOW OTHERS MIGHT HAVE DELIVERED #BUDGET2016 Minister for Finance, Mr Heng Swee Keat gave his […]