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‘Is it the norm nowadays?’ Netizen surprised after being charged additional 50 cents for milk for fish soup

SINGAPORE: Fish soup is a classic part of Singaporean cuisine, a comfort food that many people enjoy in their favourite hawker centres. It can be served with or without milk, depending on one’s preference. But getting charged an additional...

OPINION | How do you deal with getting screwed by your employer, who cuts off your only source of income?

Now that the first few days of Chinese New Year have ended, it's time to address the taboo topic of getting screwed. Like it or not, the reality on the ground in just about every corner of the globe...

Singapore man exploits loophole he found in FoodPanda delivery app, orders $170,000 worth of meals & goods for free

SINGAPORE — A 25-year-old man, Ronny Lee Jia Jie, opened a fake company account on the food delivery platform FoodPanda twice in 2020. Taking advantage of the loopholes in the accounting system of the food delivery platform, he ordered...

Singapore played key role in exposure of Wirecard scandal: Documentary

Singapore played a pivotal role that enabled Financial Times to expose Germany’s biggest accounting scandal involving Wirecard, a German digital payments firm. Starting as a company which processed payments for gambling and pornography, Wirecard grew to be one of...

Taxi driver shares pitiful sight of elderly woman picking up cardboard boxes on CNY Eve, says ‘this just breaks my heart’

SINGAPORE — A taxi driver, Ghazali M Sadip, shared a picture of an elderly woman collecting cardboard boxes on the eve of Chinese New Year at Bukit Merah Central. He said on Facebook, “it’s 7pm on the eve of...

Singaporeans ask how did “I’m in awe of Changi Airport” tweet could inspire half-truths & outright lies about Singapore

SINGAPORE — Many from around the world admire Jewel Changi Airport, especially due to the Rain Vortex, the world's tallest indoor waterfall. But surely nobody expected that a tweet about it would inspire some right-wing trolls from the US...

“The soda is $5???” — Customer charged S$32 for one burger, fries & soda

SINGAPORE — Singaporeans were shocked after an online user shared a receipt totalling S$32 for one burger, fries, and soda at a Five Guys branch in Singapore. The online user took to a Singapore news forum on Tuesday (Jan 24)...

Netizens say Singapore is first-world country, but ATM outlet litterbugs don’t reflect first-world citizens

SINGAPORE — A photo of an ATM outlet with discarded receipts scattered on the floor got a member of the public wondering if Singapore was indeed a first-world country. "Guys, come on, we are (a) first world country. Location Ang...

‘S$11 for chicken & egg?’ — Customer asks if he has grown old or if the market has gone crazy

SINGAPORE — A photo of chicken meat and egg got a customer asking if he has grown old or if the market has “going crazy” after paying S$11 for the meal. A photo of an omelette with rice and fried...

WP CNY fun & games: Jamus Lim beats Louis Chua at 8-greetings-in-8-seconds challenge, goes on to juggle oranges

SINGAPORE — This year’s Chinese New Year’s celebrations may still not match those from pre-pandemic years, but it was good to be out and about celebrating the holiday with fun get-togethers. Some Workers’ Party leaders shared in the fun times,...
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Neo Kian Hong elected as chairman of Singapore Golf Association

SINGAPORE — Former SMRT group chief executive Neo Kian Hong has been elected as the Singapore Golf Association’s (SGA)...
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‘This guy stole my brother’s iphone, then denied he stole’ — Netizen shares CCTV footage of alleged theft

SINGAPORE — An online user shared security camera footage on Tuesday (Jan 31), claiming that a man seen in the video stole his brother's...

‘Brand new BTO, Westscape Bukit Batok, yet this is the state of our estate’ — Resident on wall cracks & water leakage in public...

SINGAPORE — A Singaporean resident shared a video of a huge crack along a carpark wall of a supposedly new BTO estate on Tuesday...

Rising Interest Rates and Returns for Singapore Savings Bonds (SSB) – Should You Start Investing In It?

With the increased attention towards personal assets, people are looking to strengthen their portfolios by investing in low-risk bonds. Learn more about Singapore Savings...

Maid says she’s unhappy working for her employer’s mother in Australia, wants to break her contract and come back to Singapore in few months’...

SINGAPORE — A foreign domestic helper working in Singapore for about eight years took to social media complaining about her employer's mother. In a Facebook...

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