Recently, the Istana advertised for butler and chefs jobs on the government portal for those interested in working for the President. As with most job advertisements, basic remuneration was also disclosed. This has got people talking, as simple calculations would show that President Halimah Yacob earns about 48 times the salary of a chef at the Istana.
A former senior psychology lecturer with the National University of Singapore (NUS), 59 year old Chan Cheng was finally found guilty of molesting five teenage boys. He had been on the run for 17 years, after escaping to Malaysia in 1999.
A Facebook post shared on Wednesday July 17th has detailed on how a Chinese Auntie had refused to sit beside a Bangla worker on the train, even though he had only occupied one seat, and the seat next to him was empty.
The Bukit Batok fire that took place on Thursday night at an HDB unit has claimed a life. 41 year old Mr Goh Keng Soon, who was initially rescued by SCDF officers when the fire broke out in his flat, succumbed to his injuries on Saturday morning. He had third degree burns on 40% of his body and died at SGH.
Former GE candidate and now socio-political activist and goodwill volunteer Gilbert Goh says that the SDP can finally win a seat at the next GE, with a more calmer Chee Soon Juan and Paul Tambyah. Chee and SDP have been generally known to be very forceful and vocal in their policies and anti PAP speeches.
The Progress Singapore Party (PSP), led by former PAP MP and Singapore's new opposition favourite Dr Tan Cheng Bock, has confirmed that they will officially launch their party on 3 August at Swissotel Merchant Hotel. The official launch had actually been planned for 16 June at Singapore Expo, but police permit and other related permits were not approved on time.
A mother of three got so frustrated with her neighbour from hell that she took to social media to vent her anger at the alleged harassment the neighbour subjected her and her family. The neighbour, who is alleged to be a single guy in his 40s who is jobless, will bang on the walls of the bedroom with an object every single day and night even at 1am when the woman's kids are all asleep.
Myanmar nationals has come out in droves to protest against the Singapore government who arrested and deported the leaders of the Arakanese Association (Singapore). The protest took place in front of the Singapore Embassy in Washington DC on Monday.
A Singaporean man's post have gone viral, in reminding everyone that their role models need not be a celebrity, an athlete or some rich movie superstars. Instead, their role models can be closer to home and even closer to heart. That role model he was talking about is his own father, who just happened to be a man who works as a cleaner.