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Singtel’s Miss Starlet winner Yasmeen Munira has gotten her crown revoked for weighing in on fat people. The 21-year-old university student posted a series of tweets on her Twitter account, condemning how ugly fat people are. “Why is it so hard for fat people to understand that they should not occupy seats on the train?” “Just do everyone else a fabour and like cab. You’d...

Netizens are apparently flooding the Infocomm Development Authorithy’s (IDA) Facebook page to apply for jobs using supposed “fake degrees”. This comes after the IDA defended it’s decision to hire a woman who was found to have possessed qualifications bought from a degree mill. Netizens were quick with their own antics, in response to the IDA’s hiring practices: Joe Azathoth:...

  The woman at the heart of the “Zara Guard Bullies Blind Woman” debacle has resigned as the ambassador for the Guide Dogs Association of the blind. 35 year-old Cassandra Chiu has resigned from her position as a part-time clients services manager, following the ugly April 10th incident in Takashimaya. Chiu, also known by her online moniker, “Mama”, had accused the security...

She’s all about the money, money money… and maybe a song or two. We’re not sure which is worse – the revelation that City Harvest Church’s former finance manager, Serina Wee, performed backing vocals on Sun Ho’s albums, or the accusation that she’s one of six people involved in alleged bond sham investments to finance Sun Ho’s music career. Wee was featured...

It looks likely that Amos Yee will spend the weekend in the lockup. So far, no one has turned up to bail out the 16-year-old, who went back into police custody yesterday after his parents decided against posting bail for him for a second time. The court had converted Yee’s initial D$20,000 police bail, requiring bail to be reposted. Yee was charged with sedition and posting obscene images on...

The Assistant-Secretary for the PAP’s Hougang branch, Lionel de Souza, has filed a fresh police report against teenager Amos Yee, for breaching a court order that barred him from posting any new online content. Ex-cop de Souza lodged the report,after Amos Yee continued to write on his blog, and reproduce parts of his video, “Lee Kuan Yew is Dead”. That’s the video that landed...

Who is this woman that’s been posing nude in public places around Singapore? And the (lucky) chap photographing her naked. That’s what the police want to know. (Actually, that’s what want to know too lah.) Her pictures have been posted in online forums and blogs for some time now, and she has reportedly uploaded new ones recently. The woman’s latest garb of choice for posing...

She was late to celebrate her boyfriend’s birthday. And because of that, she got a scissor-stab to the tummy, and almost got flung off a HDB flat! For that, 36-year-old boyfriend Hong Wei Ping was slapped with a 3-month jail sentence. And to think the couple had just reunited after breaking up 13 years ago. The attack took place last November. Hong’s girlfriend, Shen Qiu Mei dropped by...

This Raffles Girls’ School (RGS) old girl is suing her alma mater for failing to protect her from being bullied. 18-year-old Cheryl Tan claims that because of the bullying, she was forced to study overseas. Tan is looking at S$250,000 in compensation, as payment for her suffering, and for her school fees at the prestigious Wells Cathedral School in England, where she is now completing her ‘A’...

A desperate dad, Zulfikli Jabal, is appealing for the public to donate money so his family can pay off a S$69,000 debt owed to the Ministry of Education. His daughter apparently failed both her practicum on both tries. That’s the teaching practice module where trainee teachers are assigned to teach at schools for a two-month period. Failing means she has broken her teaching bond, and has to...

It’s probably the last thing you’d expect from an underground betting ring. Still, four posters were seen pasted on pillars at the Pearl Centre hawker centre in Chinatown earlier this week, informing interested gamblers where they can go to get their fix. Translated from Chinese, the posters read, “If you are interested in gambling, please come to [XXXX] floor at Geylang Lorong 14.” The...

Soon, the mobile phones you’re using to browse internet websites while riding on the train might be driven by SMRT too. The transport operator has agreed to work with OMGTEL (OMG) in it’s bid to become Singapore’s fourth wireless telecommunications carrier. OMG is owned by Singaporean company Consistel, and was formed to bid for the telco licence. In preparation for the bid, OMG...

The first known donations towards paying for Amos Yee’s legal bills have come trickling in. All of about S$0.07. One netizen even went so far as to donate half the amount left in his savings account. Two others have also chipped in with $0.01 each, according to these screengrabs circulating online. There could be more, but Yee hasn’t publicly disclosed the total amount collected so...

If the Roy Ngerng affair is anything to go by, the PAP could soon be adding to Amo Yee’s legal woes. The 16-year-old posted an appeal yesterday for donations to pay his legal bills, after he was charged for sedition and publishing obscene imagery. And in that appeal note, he took a potshot at Singapore’s ruling party, implying that the PAP supposedly pockets money from the public for its...