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6 wonderful memories of Underwater World Singapore

TL;DR – Thnks Fr Th Mmrs. After 25 years of delighting locals and tourists, Underwater World Singapore will cease operations come 26 June 2016. I grew up BEGGING my parents to bring me to Underwater World Singapore every, single, weekend, so I know I’m going to miss that place. Let’s take a look at some

5 x 5: Sorry Not Sorry, Pink dolphins, Pink party & more stories

TL;DR – Everything you need to know, summarised for you daily at 5pm. 1. The food rage saga continues Yes, Alice Fong has apologised, sort of. But over the weekend, she has also shown us how NOT to apologise. One of our readers, Kenneth Lee, had a brilliant comeback to Madam Fong’s claim that her

5 x 5: Fairytale marriage vs fairytale wedding, ‘Snow’ in KL plus other Sunday stories

TL;DR – Everything you need to know, summarised for you daily at 5pm. 1. Woman in viral video has apologised Long story short, she said she was sick, and was ‘suay’ to have found some dirty object in her food after she finished, and was about to take photos to lodge a complaint when the

Alice Fong, the woman who had a meltdown at JEM, has apologised

(TL;DR – She (sorta) says sorry, over a million views later.) The video of that woman lashing out non-stop after a deaf-mute cleaner had cleared her food by mistake has now been watched 1.3 million times. In about 48 hours.   Local Chinese daily, Shin Min, has been following up on the story closely and

Who say we no talent? – Joseph Schooling

TL; DR – Swoon, baby, swoon. National swimmer Joseph Schooling just won the men’s 100m butterfly event at the Longhorns Elite Invite meet in Austin, Texas, this morning (Saturday, 4 June 2016), finishing ahead of decorated Olympian Michael Phelps. Schooling’s in Lane 3. The 20-year-old is one of Singapore’s biggest Olympic hopes for the Aug

5 x 5: The vile viral video, Scam continues & some sports stories

TL;DR – Everything you need to know, summarised for you daily at 5pm. 1. A mean woman ate at a foodcourt yesterday And more than 700,000 peeps know about it. Yes, at last count, there’re over 700,000 views of this video. All that debate about English and Singlish? All count for naught if we cannot

Elderly man who committed suicide reminds us that more needs to be done

TL;DR – We will have 830,000 elderly folks amongst us come 2030. A 70 year-old man committed suicide by setting himself on fire. Zaobao had reported that the man felt troubled after not being able to find work after losing his job as a coffeeshop assistant. Some alternative media sites caught on to that and

5 x 5: Japanese boy lost & found, newborn found dead & more stories

TL;DR – Everything you need to know, summarised for you daily at 5pm. 1) Japanese boy missing in bear-inhabited woods found alive A 7-year-old Japanese boy who was missing for almost a week after his highly intelligent parents abandoned him in a bear-inhabited forest as punishment, has been found alive. Here’s the father, Takayuki Tanooka,

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