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5 x 5: Dining naked in a restaurant, recordable contact lens plus other news.

TL;DR – News from Singapore and around the world, summarised in 5 quick points daily at 5pm. 1) PrimaDeli apologises and sacks staff who made racist remarks In a nutshell, Facebook user Sarah Carmariah mentioned that she had went for a interview at a “well-known halal bakery” to apply to be a cake decorator. She didn’t mention the

Regardless of race, language or religion…

TL;DR- We think PrimaDeli takes the cake with its slice of racism. That’s a line from our national pledge. We live in a multi-racial society where people are free to speak different languages and to practise difference religions. And we have always prided ourselves for our harmonious way of life. The pledge does mean something

5 x 5: 5 pieces of news to know this Friday

TL;DR – Everything you need to know condensed for you daily at 5pm. 1)  The rallies have begun Both the People’s Action Party (PAP) and Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) will be holding their rallies tonight for the Bukit Batok by-election. If you are heading down tonight and wondering what to have for dinner before the rally, here’s our list

“Full-time” MPs are better than “part-time” MPs? Really meh?

TL;DR – Superheroes also not full-time mah. Now that we are done with nomination, the battle for the hearts and minds of the Bukit Batok voters is certainly heating up. It seems that both sides are trying their best to convince Bukit Batok residents that they would be better able to take care of their municipal needs.

6 Singapore Character Cafes to enjoy and look forward to!

TL;DR – We don’t just want food, we want food with our favourite characters on them. What’s better than your favourite characters in merchandise form? Your favourite characters in food form, of course! The Character Cafe wave is crashing over Singapore, with many exciting character cafes coming, and others happily thriving on our sunny island.

PAP’s Media Conference: What DPM Tharman Said vs What We Think He REALLY Meant

TL;DR – Still waters run deep. PAP’s candidate for the Bukit Batok by-election, Mr Murali Pillai, announced his manifesto at a media conference on the eve of nomination day. It focuses on jobs, social mobility and caring for the elderly. The plans Mr Murali intends to implement should he be elected include a job replacement programme

Neighbourhood Renewal Programme (NRP), UNSCRAMBLED

TL;DR – If you don’t know what’s all that NRP talk about, we break it down for you. There has been a lot of talk recently about the Neighbourhood Renewal Programme (NRP). It all started with PAP’s candidate for the Bukit Batok by-election, Mr Murali, saying that plans to build a a multi-generational park and covered

5 x 5: All you need to know this Wed 27 April

TL;DR – Everything you need to know in 5 quick points at 5 pm daily. 1) Nomination Day So, the fight’s on between PAP’s Murali Pillai and SDP’s Chee Soon Juan who both went down this morning to Keming Primary School to file their nomination papers for the May 7 Bukit Batok by-election.   Uber driver Shirwin Eu also made


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