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Dr Lee Wei Ling shares account of immobilising injury; she was rescued 6 hours later

Singapore – "Knowing I was near my starting point where I thought my dog Hiro and my helper Darmi were waiting, I shouted loudly, 'Hiro help, Hiro help, anybody help.' But was met by dead silence," wrote Dr Lee Wei Ling on social media...

Social media sites brace for attacks by Trump on US vote count

Twitter on Friday said it is bracing for efforts by President Donald Trump or others to attack the integrity of the US election, as US media reported that Facebook and YouTube were planning defenses of their own. Trump has used Twitter in particular to stoke...

Netizen poses pressing questions for the “wise sage heading Temasek Holdings”

A Facebook user has recently posed a few important questions for the person he called "the wise sage heading Temasek Holdings." In response to this, other Facebook users rallied behind the pressing queries and called for transparency. According to a recent report, government-owned Temasek Holdings...

Ho Ching likened to Chinese Empress Dowager Cixi

Mdm Ho Ching has been likened to the Chinese Empress Dowager Cixi by a netizen who posted a side-by-side photo of the two prominent women on Facebook. Many Facebook users have responded by expressing their shock over the "resemblance." Facebook user Sher Hui on Tuesday (August...

Despite pandemic, Singapore’s 50 richest have gotten $37 billion richer

Singapore—The coronavirus pandemic has meant unprecedented economic woes for nearly everyone around the globe, with exceptions, it seems, among the world's wealthiest individuals. In the United States, for example, as of May of this year, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos added US$34.6 billion (SGD 47.4 billion)...

Ho Ching shares her take on divisive Facebook posts involving Temasek employees

Temasek issued a statement on August 14, regarding the "divisive" and "racist" Facebook posts which targeted its Indian employees. Mdm Ho Ching, CEO of Temasek Holdings, also personally took to Facebook to express her opinions on the matter. The LinkedIn accounts of some of Temasek's...

Facebook joins attack on Apple over App Store commission

Facebook on Friday joined the attack on Apple's operation of its App Store after the iPhone maker refused to forgo its commission on live online events hosted on the social network that allow people to make money during the pandemic. The comments from Facebook come...

Viral video: Grocery manager captured reprimanding crying cashier lady

A video of a grocery store manager scolding a cashier allegedly at Sheng Siong Supermarket has gone viral, garnering almost 2,000 shares online. Netizens, however, have had a mixed response to the video, with some saying that the manager should not be criticised for...

Netizens call for fresh ideas and “less wordy posts” from Chan Chun Sing

Following a sober message from Singapore's Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing regarding the nation's economic drop due to Covid-19, Facebook users have called for changes in the way the government handles such challenges. One netizen, in particular, requested that Mr Chan...

‘Boyfriend for Rent’ is now a Hokkien Mee entrepreneur—for real

Singapore—Bryant Luo first caught Singapore’s attention early in the year, when he jokingly offered himself up as a ‘Boyfriend for Rent,’ right in time for Chinese New Year, when prying aunties and uncles love to ask us if we have a significant other, when...