In the Hood

Giant supermarket lowers prices by up to 20% on hundreds of daily essentials

Singapore – "Hundreds of everyday essentials" sold by Giant supermarket will have lower prices by an average of 20 per cent for at least six months to help customers cope with financial difficulties amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Beginning Thursday (Sept...

Residents say Indranee Rajah’s isn’t answering their emails

Second Minister for Finance and National Development Indranee Rajah recently took to Facebook to share snippets of her recent house visits. However, in a sea of comments expressing gratitude for Ms Rajah's work, a few Facebook users voiced out...

‘Bad decision’ not making face masks mandatory for children below 6, say public

Singapore – Members from the online community perceive the recent announcement that children under the age of six were no longer required by law to wear a face mask as a "bad decision." The Ministry of Health (MOH) said on...

PSP’s mooncake distribution to Nee Soon elderly garners praise from netizens

Progress Singapore Party (PSP)'s recent initiative to reach out to the elderly in Nee Soon and distribute mooncakes has garnered much praise from Facebook users who applauded the party's efforts to continue engaging residents. The PSP on Tuesday (September 22)...

Public excited about Phase 3 but say face mask is a must so as not to waste earlier effort

Singapore – Three months in with Phase 2 of exiting the Circuit Breaker period, the Multi-Ministry Taskforce (MTF) for Covid-19 has recently announced that they are "charting out the roadmap to Phase 3." Minister for Education and co-chair of the...

Chee Soon Juan disappointed with Murali Pillai on Bukit Batok sheltered walkway issue

Secretary-general of the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) Dr Chee Soon Juan took to social media to call out Member of Parliament (MP) for Bukit Batok SMC Murali Pillai for not “listening to residents”. In a Facebook post on Wednesday (Sep...

Redditors discuss prioritising schoolwork over students’ health

A recent post depicting what a student's day "should look like" has prioritised schoolwork over the health of students. After a Redditor shared this post on the Reddit Singapore group, many other Singaporeans flocked to the comments section to...

Photo of girl playing Mastermind with foreign workers while they wait out the rain goes viral

Singapore—Discrimination, many people believe, is not present among the very young, but an attitude picked up later in life. A now-viral photo of a young girl passing some time by playing Mastermind with some foreign workers may just be...

K F Seetoh: 5,400 available F&B jobs are of no real help to hawkers

Singapore — On Wednesday morning (Sept 23), food guru K F Seetoh commented on reports that about 5,400 jobs were available in the food and beverage (F&B) sector, according to the print and online editions of The Straits Times...

LiHO Tea launches campaign to show gratitude for all essential workers

Singapore – Locally brewed and proudly Singaporean LiHO Tea is concocting a "top-secret project" for essential frontline workers during the Covid-19 pandemic and wishes to get the public's involvement on the campaign. In a press release on Monday (Sept 21),...
- Advertisement -

Latest News

Stories you might’ve missed, Jan 28

It’s not just OCBC and Singapore, scammers are ripping off people across Asia Photo: screengrab/ BDO Unibank Inc Singapore —  The...
- Advertisement -

17 months jail for maid who shot and shared TIkTok video of herself bathing old man

Singapore – A domestic worker in Singapore was sentenced to 17 months' jail on Thursday (Jan 27) after she admitted recording and sharing online...

Family of otters no match for lone monitor lizards’ powerful tail whacking as they try to steal a fish

Singapore – A glimpse of nature at work was caught on camera as a family of otters tried to steal a fish from a...

Coffee & tea price increase at Geylang East Food Centre

Dear Editor, I refer to the attached picture taken from a stall at Geylang East Food Centre, 117 Aljunied Ave 2 when the 'GST hike'...

Single mum keen to earn side income, loses nearly $50,000 to ‘Gucci’ scammers

Singapore – News of the surge of phishing scams involving  OCBC Bank has made many other bank customers come forward with their own stories...
Follow us on Social Media

Send in your scoops to news@theindependent.sg