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5×5: When we were green, when Singlish meets art & more stories

TL;DR – Everything you need to know, summarised for you daily at 5pm. 1. Singaporeans were green even before it became the new black We’re loving the wisdom in the sarcasm!   2. When Singlish meets art   3. Going to school is a new high! In Zhaojue county, southwest China’s Sichuan province, school children

Why Changi Airport could possibly be the best place to work in the world

TL;DR – Will work for bungalow stay. Changi Airport was recently named World’s Best Airport. But not only is it the best airport to fly out from according to international standards, it is apparently one of the best places to work at in Singapore! According to a Randstad survey done last month, Changi Airport Group (CAG)

5×5: Five years since RSAF Open House, Five Hours’ wait for Pokemon & more Friday stories

TL;DR – Everything you need to know, summarised for you daily at 5pm. 1. Missed the RSAF Open House? What?! You missed the RSAF OPEN HOUSE after we told you how good it’s gonna be? Fret not, you can check out this vid to catch up on what you missed last weekend. 2.Pokemon-theme cafe opened

Umbrella lady in workshop fight between neighbours

TL;DR – An angry woman is a scary woman. We included the workshop fight that had netizens in both Singapore and Malaysia talking in our 5×5 today. The fight is apparently between a workshop at Pioneer Point and its neighbour, an insurance company. Here, the video from the workshop’s CCTV. These videos, believed to be

5×5: THIS mind-boggling photo plus other headlines this Thursday

TL;DR – Everything you need to know, summarised for you daily at 5pm. 1) Baby gorilla’s touching moment with toddler The sweetest photo of 5 month-old gorilla, Gus, with 2 year-old Braylee pressing their palms together through glass at the Fort Worth Zoo in USA has been circulating the Internet, both warming and breaking hearts.  2) Python bites man’s penis

This Singtel love story is better than Twilight

TL;DR – Them feels. It seems that Singapore’s finally take a leaf out of Thailand’s books and coming up with some pretty rad TV commercials of our own. This 3-minute advertisement directed by Boo Junfeng for Singtel titled Goodbye, Hello features best-friends-turned-couple John and Emily, weathering through young love filled with… Goodbyes, And long distances, Asshole ex-boyfriends…

5×5: Don’t believe everything you read on the Internet, Radiohead’s Creep & More

TL;DR – Everything you need to know, summarised for you daily at 5pm 1. PSA: Pek Kio Food Centre closed for two days Following over 180 cases of gastroenteritis, or stomach flu, being reported in the area since last Monday, NEA has ordered for the food centre to close for cleaning for two days. Yup,

7 cheese tarts in Singapore every cheese lover needs to try

TL;DR – Sweet dreams are made of cheese. So recently we saw the arrival of the famed BAKE cheese tarts from Japan in Singapore and since then, whilst the queues for these molten lava cheesy tarts have yet to die down, here are some other cheese tarts that have sprouted like cray all over the island. 1) PrimaDeli

5×5: POTUS teaches the world about Bun Cha, New DHL scam & other Tuesday news

TL;DR – Everything you need to know, summarised for you daily at 5pm 1. Do you Singlish? So Gwee Li Sui, a poet, graphic novelist and literary critic from Singapore, had a piece Do You Speak Singlish? published on New York Times 10 days ago. Probably ruffled some feathers in some quarters and this letter

5 x 5: New record set at the Rio Olympics plus other stories this Monday

TL;DR – Everything you need to know, summarised for you daily at 5pm 1) Safe sex, always The Rio Olympics organizers are giving out enough condoms for each athlete to have sex 84 times. According to Brazilian newspaper Folha de São Paulo, in the interest of equality and variety, 100,000 of those will be female

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