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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

7 Good Deeds To Warm Your Hearts This Humpday

TL;DR – We ARE pretty good people after all! If anyone tells you that Singaporeans are cynical, callous, and unfriendly, then instead of slapping them, tell them nicely that is not the case. Aside from a few exceptions (cough Jover Chew cough), Singaporeans can be kind and sweet and rise to the occasion. Don’t believe me? Here

15 Activities for your girls’ outings from Pretty Cool to Girly AF

TL;DR – Because afternoon tea is so yesterday. Any girl would understand the importance of that close group of girlfriends or that one close girlfriend, and when you meet up, you know all hell will break loose. But aside from having the usual brunch/dinner/afternoon teas, you all deserve a new way to unwind, relax, and

Did PAP’s Murali just threaten Bukit Batok residents?

TL;DR – Don’t treat voters like donkeys… stop using “carrots” and “sticks, can? SDP announced the social programs for Bukit Batok should Dr Chee get elected. In response, PAP’s Murali announced some of the things that PAP would do if he get elected. Amongst the plans highlighted by Mr Murali are a multi-generational park and

Netizens are angry about Wisma Atria’s toilet discrimination, and it’s awesome!

TL;DR – Would you clap for the mall that goes all out to keep the toilets exclusive for you, or would you boycott a mall whose action seems to discriminate against migrant workers? Management at Wisma Atria has put up signs in the mall’s toilets disallowing the contractors, presumably mostly foreign workers, working on the

SDP’s social programmes – an inspiring rally call

TL;DR – Do you think SDP can execute social programmes better than PAP? SDP held a press conference yesterday (22 April) to announce range of four social programmes they would run in Bukit Batok if Dr Chee Soon Juan is elected in the upcoming by-elections. We were there to have a listen, and here we are, unscrambling the

This video is going to make you completely rethink about YOUR life

TL;DR – Everybody dies, but not everybody LIVES. This video by Prince Ea started making its round on Facebook and has since garnered over 300,000 shares in a span of 8 hours. In this thought-provoking video titled EVERYBODY DIES, BUT NOT EVERYBODY LIVES, Prince, a futurologist, truly questions what are we living for: Here are some epic quotes

Chee Soon Juan, Murali Pillai, or Shirwin Eu?

TL;DR – Will Shirwin Eu be #SureWinYou the second time around? The wait is over. Since the David Ong saga, the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) had declared their interest to field Dr Chee Soon Juan (53) in the Bukit Batok by-election, up against the People’s Action Party (PAP)’s Murali Pillai (48). Both men had been


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