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Online GE Chatter: School discourages political talk, PSP in West Coast “impressive”, and PAP poster fumble

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1. Hwa Chong Institution urges its students not to engage in political talk, even on social media, during GE. According to a recent report by Coconuts Singapore, Hwa Chong Institution reportedly sent students an email urging them to refrain from engaging in political talk even on...

From cosplaying as social distancing ambassadors to cosplaying as politicians?

People online have responded to a Facebook post by Mr Lim Jialiang criticising some members of the People's Action Party (PAP) for "cosplaying as social distancing ambassadors" when they were, in fact, campaigning for the coming elections. Mr Lim had said on Wednesday (May 27)...

It’s definitely not “shits” … CNA broadcast gets people talking

Singaporeans caught quite the typo on Friday (May 22) on CNA's morning news broadcast. The news ticker at one point carried the words: "(Tru)mp says he won't close the country if second wave of infection shits." This sparked conversation on the Reddit Singapore social news...

“Absurd comments” showdown: Tan Kin Lian likened to Ho Ching for controversial statements

Businessman and social activist Tan Kin Lian has been likened to Ho Ching after he posted a rather blatant proposal on handling the Covid-19 virus among foreign workers. Finding his statement to be "rather absurd," Redditors compared him to the Prime Minister's wife, who is known...

“Your generation is eating trash!” 91 year old grandfather tastes McSpicy for the first time

A video of a 91-year old man tasting a McSpicy sandwich for the first time has circulated the internet, gaining thousands of views. Towards the end of the video, seemingly unimpressed by the famous McDonald's burger, the elderly man exclaimed, "Your generation is eating trash!" A...

Man attaches sign asking people to keep their distance from him, netizens love it

As Singapore tightens its safety measures in an effort to combat Covid-19, some Singaporeans are also doing the same with their personal measures to keep safe from the virus. An example would be a man in a grocery store who attached a sign post...

First a horse, and then a boar and now chickens crossing the road

Redditors have found a light-hearted topic to discuss after a netizen shared a video of  chickens crossing the road in Singapore. Redditor @Drakace recently uploaded a dashboard recording of a drive along the streets of Singapore, the highlight of the smooth ride was the point...

No place for meal, so elderly cabby eats on taxi boot

A photo of an elderly taxi driver having a meal on the boot of the vehicle, which was posted recently on the Reddit online news forum, has led to expressions of sympathy for those affected by the circuit breaker measures to prevent the spread...

Social distancing with a difference: So near and yet so far?

Someone has shared a photo on Reddit, an online news forum, of what appears to be a social distancing measure in the Panasonic Singapore canteen. The person, with the handle @takeawayla, on Tuesday (March 24) shared a photo of what seemed to be a canteen...

Passenger gives surprise pack of alcohol wipes to taxi driver

Singapore -- At a time when alcohol wipes are snapped up from the shelves as soon as they are restocked, a stranger who took a ride in a taxi has given a pack of them to the cabby. The passenger's gesture has been appreciated on...