The Way We See It

Changing our consumption habits, Lawrence Wong on staying meaningfully engaged and other stories

There have been a lot of complaints about the shrinking portion sizes and decreasing quality of hawker fare plus increased prices in coffee shops, hawker stalls, and food courts these days - the latest being a Mr Jeremy Jun...

OPINION | Is it time to review the laws? Halimah talks rotan and Ho Ching strikes again

We recently saw the untimely death of Corporal Edward Go. The 19-year-old man from the Singapore Civil Defence Force was deployed to put out a blaze in Henderson Crescent on Friday (Dec 9) and made the ultimate sacrifice in...

Can ASEAN Host The World Cup in 2034?

By Vijay Eswaran, Founder and Executive Chairman of QI Group In 2019, Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha stated ten ASEAN nations will be bidding for the 2034 World Cup, during the ASEAN leaders conference in Bangkok. It was a bold...

OPINION | Singapore should allow greater use of dialects

The Singapore government should reverse its longstanding policy of discouraging Chinese dialects and encourage greater use of dialects. I am heartened that recently, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Home Affairs and Law Minister K Shanmugam expressed greater...

Dr Chee — a politician, thinker, writer, singer, and now a fledging restaurateur

It seems the way to a voter’s heart is through his stomach – or so it seemed while having a chat with Dr Chee at his new Orange & Teal express outlet at Marina Square. With his wife May...

OPINION | China must not get baited into war with US

The Chinese government must not swallow the bait of Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan to go to war with the US and Taiwan, as lessons from history show. History teaches that China risks humiliating defeat if it charges into...

OPINION | When will Singapore’s leadership selection be as diverse as UK?

On Sept 5, it will be announced that the next British prime minister will be an Indian Hindu man or a white woman. On July 20, Rishi Sunak, a Brit of Indian Origin, and Liz Truss emerged as the...

K Shanmugam says he may step down as Singapore’s Minister of Law and Home Affairs

CORRECTION NOTICE: An article on this page (dated 21 April 2022) contains a false statement of fact that the Minister for Law and Home Affairs, K Shanmugam, said he may be stepping down from his ministerial positions. For the correct facts, click here: https://www.gov.sg/article/factually220422...

PAP MP Ang Wei Neng’s novel suggestion of expiring degrees puts us on our back foot

When Ang Wei Neng, MP for West Coast GRC suggested that degrees from our local universities have a timestamp and expiry date, the Internet erupted with ridicule and scorn at his suggestion. Of course, some people were thrilled that...

Could Singapore’s foreign policies allow more than just a verbal condemnation of the Russian-Ukraine invasion?

This week has been one where Singapore’s position in international relations should be examined. While no stranger to hosting international events, authorities in Singapore have often cited the “we are a small country” rhetoric every time they are asked...
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Water pours into Kallang elevator and begins to flood hallway, poses danger to residents

SINGAPORE — A Singapore Reddit user appeared to make light of a situation where water poured into an elevator while the hallway outside was...

2 uncles fight & punch each other on Still Road, family tags in, TikToker calls it “UFC (Uncle Fighting Championship)”

SINGAPORE — A video of an older man racing down the street and then pounding heavily on a car, followed by a woman hitting...

Former PSP candidate Kumaran Pillai is back in ‘another avatar’ to serve Singaporeans, says his political journey is far from over…

SINGAPORE — After nearly a year’s break from active politics, Kumaran Pillai, 2020 Singapore General Election candidate for Kebun Baru, is back on familiar...

Car driver uses his elderly mother to ‘chope’ carpark space at AMK Hub

SINGAPORE — An irate netizen took to social media to complain after seeing an older woman chope-ing a car parking space at AMK Hub...

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