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At a time when even the Prime Minister of Singapore has stepped forward and called for SMRT to pull up its socks after persistent problems with its rail operations, this SMRT project manager believes that, really, there’s nothing wrong. But what’s gotten netizens riled up is her comparison of people who complain about train disruptions to “terrorists who are giving Muslims a bad...

PAP fanboy page, Fabrications about the PAP, has been exposed by Workers’ Party deputy secretary-general Pritam Singh for spreading fake news. This involves a post (pictured above) which plastered Mr Singh’s image next to an FB post about how a roller shutter had been left damaged for one year in Aljunied-Hougang Town Council. The assertion that the shutter had been left unattended for at “least...

An independent research study by market research firm Blackbox Research has smashed the illusion of public confidence in the MRT. Only 20 percent of respondents think that SMRT CEO Desmond Kuek shouldn’t resign, and 65 percent believe that the MRT system is not well run. More than 55 percent rated rail performance poorly, and 59 percent don’t believe that things will improve in the next year. 69...

Irresponsible and dangerous driving by this sotong PHV driver almost flattened an ah ma to a cuttlefish! The incident took place in Punggol yesterday (22 Nov) at around 1.50pm. The PHV driver was bao toh-ed by another Grab PHV driver who shared this video online.   The PHV driver (black car) made a turn at a cross-junction despite the traffic light not being in his favour. At the time, an Ah...

8-year-old Sheltie-Cavalier, “Ludo”, is suspected to have been killed after eating spiked bread that was intended to poison pigeons. The incident took place last Thursday (16 Nov) and involves the bird-culling practices practised by Clean Solutions – a pest control company hired by Marine Parade Town Council. MPTC says it is investigating the incident – which could be the second of its kind...

Durian lovers, be on your guard if you’re approached by door-to-door salesmen selling durians – this 66-year-old aunty just got scammed into paying extra $$ for lousy quality durians bought from these salesmen. Mdm Tan, who stays in a HDB flat unit at Block 112 Jurong East St 13, was approached one day by a door-to-door durian salesman who was selling mao shan wang durians on the cheap. How much...

SINGAPORE PEOPLE’S PARTY: With so many disruptions and now, an accident between two trains at Joo Koon Station, the time has come for an Independent Commission of Inquiry to be proposed and set up to address the inadequacies of our train system that is now putting people’s lives at risk. The rail system has encountered numerous disruptions since 2011, that culminated with an accident at Joo...

ONG SOON ENG: For those who still don’t know, former president Tony Tan has been appointed as a director and special advisor to the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation and he will assume those posts from 1 Jan next year. In a press release yesterday, the GIC’s CEO said in a statment: “As special advisor, Dr Tan will provide much value in broadening and strengthening GIC’s network...

Police have arrested a 22-year-old man who has been accused of molesting 2 women aged 55-years-old and 46-year-old. The Aunty Molester is alleged to have molested the first woman along Upper Thomson Road at about 8am on 8 Nov. The second woman was alleged molested on 11 Nov along Toa Payoh Lorong 8. Both times, the Aunty Molester was riding a bicycle when he was accused of committing the offences. Police...

This old pervert was caught on camera stroking the thigh of a young lady on a public bus! The incident took place on Sunday (19 Nov) on board bus service 50. The lao tiko, who was seated next to a young lady, was seen rubbing her thigh with the outside of his left hand. A commuter who noticed his behaviour started to film him in the act using her handphone. The young lady felt uncomfortable and inched...

Looks like even the Lightning God wants to chup jit kah and tekan beleaguered Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan and volunteer SMRT CEO Desmond Kuek! An MRT train on the East-West Line was struck by lightning and stalled near Bedok station a little past 4pm today, causing about 10 minutes of delay to journey times between Tanah Merah and Paya Lebar. Passengers had to detrain at Bedok MRT station and...

“I should not start new life with something negative.” That heart-breaking line was recalled with great sadness by a 27-year-old Chinese lady who had the misfortune of being rape victim. Getting dumped by her husband-to-be with such callousness after her virginity was taken by a rapist was a second knife to her heart. The victim, who will not be named to for privacy reasons, had been living in...

RONALD LEE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has given possibly the clearest hint that the Goods and Service Tax will increase soon from its current 7 percent. The key reason for this is more tax monies must be collected to feed public spending on infrastructural developments. That’s fine to an extent (insert ministers’ salaries here), since GST is a consumption tax so the more you spend, whether...

CYNTHIA KONG: Before I begin, let me stress that I wasn’t wearing anything revealing or provocative. I was in a maxi dress that covered all the way down to my ankles and I even had a denim jacket on. No skin was shown except the area of my face and fingers. So today I was dining in a restaurant alone and 3 guys in their late 30s to 40s started commenting really loudly about which country I’m...