President Halimah says she has decided not to stand for re-election

President Halimah

President Halimah Yacob has announced that she will not be standing for the upcoming Presidential Election. In a Facebook post on 29 May, Singapore’s first female president said that she has decided not to stand for re-election “after very careful consideration”. “It has been a great honour and privilege to serve as the eighth President […]

MAS launches $10 Coin to Commemorate the 100th Birth Anniversary of Mr Lee Kuan Yew

On Monday (15 May), the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) launched a $10 coin to commemorate the 100th birth anniversary of Singapore’s founding Prime Minister, Mr Lee Kuan Yew. In a press release, MAS said that the coin pays tribute to his strategic vision, boldness and indomitable spirit that transformed Singapore from a regional trading […]

Foreign worker sleeps on the street for 2 days after dispute with boss

foreign worker boss dispute

A foreign worker claimed that after he resigned, his company suddenly arranged a change of his accommodation. But when he got to the so-called address of his accommodation, he found that it was a temple. Left with nowhere to go, the foreign worker had to sleep on the street for two nights. “Isn’t this making […]

Maid in Singapore gives birth to a baby girl after complaining of stomach ache

maid gives birth baby

After working at her employer’s house for five months, a maid was sent to the hospital after complaining of having a stomach ache. At the hospital, she gave birth to a full-term baby girl. According to Zaobao, the maid had undergone a routine medical check-up, but because she is a bit bah-bah (plump) and often […]

DPM Lawrence Wong said BTO flats are affordable, and netizens are triggered

DPM Lawrence Wong said BTO flats are affordable, and netizens are triggered

On 1 May, in his May Day Rally 2023 speech, Deputy Prime Minister Lawrence Wong said something about Build-to-Order (BTO) flats which he kena quite jia lat jia lat from the netizens – at least from what we observed from the online space lah. Everything you need to know from DPM Lawrence Wong’s May Day […]