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Prawn Mee, Wanton Mee, Laksa – all at S$2. The only dish that’s selling at S$2.50 at this stall is the dumpling noodles. This Teban Gardens hawker, Mdm Wong, has refused to increase her prices or cut down on ingredients for the past 20 years, in spite of rising costs. Across Singapore, you’d be hard-pressed to find many noodles stalls that don’t charge S$2.50 or S$3.00 and above. However,...

“Want wife or want maid?” “He think he himself so good ah? Want perfect wife, than you yourself better be perfect first.” “Siao lang…” Those were the reactions of among some of the women we spoke to, when asked about the “wife conditions” this 33-year-old IT manager is demanding. While not exactly the most handsome, charming or super buff among...

Besides ownself check ownself, Singapore is set for another phenomenon – ownself date ownself. But only for the natural aristocracy lah. A bunch of local elites and an ang moh have founded a dating mobile app called “Ivory”, which is meant for elites to hook up with other elites. The local boys who set up this app come from Anglo-Chinese boys school, and have chosen to remain anonymous...

There’s many ways to get over being denied sex by a chio bu – you can drown your sorrows in an ice-cold Tiger, or watch some show involving lovable loser Khaw Boon Wan Henry Thia. This spurned ang moh dude from Sweden decide he’d fart as a form of revenge, in response to a young woman denying him some sweet lovin’. That angered the woman so much she made a police report against him, saying...

Hantu? Kua tio kwee? Optical illusion? Either way, there is something very, very wrong with this selfie. Look closely at the reflection in the mirrored window behind the couple and tell us what’s wrong. For those who still can’t figure it out, the mirrored window shows the couple’s reflection, except the smiling woman’s face can be seen facing the camera too! Some have speculated that this...

The dangers of vaping, or smoking electronic cigarettes, are well-documented, and Singapore has banned the sale of e-cigarettes. Still there are some who get their supply from other sources (you, the fella who smuggles chewing gum from Malaysia, we don’t know who you are and we don’t care, but we know you do). Those who insist on vaping, you’ll probably think twice after reading...

The stereotypical British politeness and charm has been perpetuated, from the escapades of Paddington Bear, to Hugh grant in Notting Hill, to Sean Connery in James Bond (no, not that emo sod of a Bond known as Daniel Craig). But what do these jolly chaps really mean when they’re speaking to you in their best dialectic over some afternoon tea of scones and biscuits? Well, Brit ang mohs will know...

Submission is “slavery”. Not sharing the housework is “treating your wife like a dog”. Jerald Lie’s tale describing his marriage has been met with angry reactions from some who consider him a male chauvinist. (READ: Doting Hubby: I Settled Down Because My Wife is Submissive and Takes Care of Me) Some have even condemned Jerald for violating human rights and the rights...

Traditional division of labour and roles, where the husband leads the home and the wife plays a support role – is that the optimal way things should work in a family? That’s what this gentleman, Jerald Lie, believes. He’s praised his wife for always tending to his needs, and says he chose to marry early because he found a “submissive” wife. Some though, have condemned...

[WARNING: This story left our editor locked up in the toilet and mumbling “I should have known, I should have known” for the past hour already. It is not for the faint-hearted.] For every man who stole a glimpse at his mother-in-law and thought “heng ah, I’m not marrying HER”, just you wait and see. A photo experiment involving 5 mom and daughter pairs has shown that...

We know the usual drill: get a haircut, wear new clothes, give oranges to elders, show off new AAA grade fake Rolex… But how about these traditional Chinese beliefs? See if there’s anything you’ve missed out, and stop doing them! You’ve now till Monday to avert impending disaster and live to show off that Rolex. (1) Don’t Let Your Wife Visit Her Parents Chinese tradition has it that...

We usually see stars after 4 pints of beer each, but not friggin PANDAS being walked on a leash down Orchard Road! But one girl did, and she very likely wasn’t drunk at the time. Said Natri Nut: “While walking towards ION…suddenly joanne told me eh panda…I being silly turn and saw and IT definitely looks like panda…almost went to hug it. Then I realise that they are dogs…they...

If you haven’t seen those “Be like Bill” memes floating around on social media, it’s time to visit your optometrist. Playing around with that smug-as-a-donkey meme could make you feel pretty shiok, but it could also give you a big headache. That’s got to do with the privacy terms put in place by the meme’s creator, Bobla, which state that “You will allow us...

Can you see what’s wrong with Singapore in these thought-provoking satirical paintings? Created by Polish artist Pawel Kuczynski, they hit home with an intense punch once you manage to decode them!   ...