Very strange, the Singapore government. On one hand, it wants to encourage married couples to have more children. And on the other, it down-sizes out living spaces such that a family with more than 2 children will find them unlivable.   (1) Sure or not, Khaw? Under the Khaw Boon Wan HDB regime, Singaporeans will have to put up with more 2-room flats, in newly-developed...

Now comes the time of the year look back and repent and hope for a better tomorrow. In girl-speak, that means losing another five kilograms. But on a serious note, here’s my hopes for Singapore for 2014:   (1) an educational environment for our children which allows them to play and enjoy themselves, instead of rote book learning (2) affordable public housing...

Posted on Dec 29 2013 - 5:29pm by Koh Koh Loco
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Sometimes, great things come in small packages. This is one of those times. This is Gloria. A Chinese student who’s studying in Singapore, and looking for opportunities to model for sports, lifestyle and swimwear themes. Enjoy. All photos are courtesy of Gloria W. For those keen to work with her, drop her a note here. ...

MP for West Coast GRC Ms Foo Mee Har shares the case of one of her residents who was helped through a very difficult time by the community around her. Madam J’s husband was in prison, leaving her to care for their two young children alone. The community rallied around her to help make her 2-room HDB flat more comfortable by installing necessary fixtures such...

Posted on Dec 18 2013 - 5:50pm by CowBoyJohnny
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If the Singapore government is going to extend the alcohol ban in Little India, it might as well slap a ban on the SBS too. The Singapore Police Force says it is enforcing the ban because it believes intoxication caused the riot. How about the bus that crushed a man to death?   (1) Drinking Games   People get drunk every weekend. Some curse, others fight,...

Posted on Dec 17 2013 - 9:50am by CowBoyJohnny
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It started out as a road traffic accident. How then did the Little India incident erupt into a full-blown riot, with an estimated more than 400 protestors taking to the street? Besides blaming drunkenness and Indians (or simply drunk Indians) for the fracas, the Singapore Police Force must also shoulder part of the blame.   (1) Guts & Glory? Nah…   Police...

Posted on Dec 15 2013 - 6:08pm by CowBoyJohnny
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With inflation continuing to rise along with the cost of housing and private transportation, there are genuine concerns about the affordability of life in Singapore now and in the future. While some of us might think that expats coming to Singapore to work have an easy life, one expat has experienced otherwise. Enemy at the Gates Contrary to popular belief, most “ang...

Posted on Dec 15 2013 - 4:50pm by CowBoyJohnny
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Are Ang Mohs (bastard booby snatchers aka Caucasian men) really that different from Singaporeans? Take a look here, but take it with a pinch of salt. ...

Posted on Dec 15 2013 - 4:44pm by Koh Koh Loco
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Student by day, dancer by night. This outgoing undergrad is looking for her break in the world of modelling. And yes, she’s amazing at Contemporary and Latin Ballroom dancing to boot! All photos are courtesy of Cherine. If you’d like to work with her, drop her a note at her profile site.     ...

Posted on Dec 15 2013 - 4:32pm by Koh Koh Loco
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Super tall and super leggy. At over 1.7 metres tall, Min S certainly looks like she’s headed for the runway. The 18-year-old is keen on modelling for photoshoot themes ranging from fashion to swimwear. All photos are courtesy of Min. If you’d like to work with her, drop her a note at mins.hm01@gmail.com. ...

The Workers’ Party wishes a speedy recovery to the Home Team officers and other victims who were injured during the riot in Little India on Sunday 8 December 2013, and we extend our condolences to the family of the deceased traffic accident victim, Mr Sakthivel Kumaravelu. We believe that the Police will carry out a thorough investigation to apprehend those responsible...

Kiam Pah Bin aside, this music video by Jon LaJoie actually works well as a parody of “What Men Want”. Which is, ladies, they want to see your “genitals, genitalia…”. Check it out! ...

Posted on Dec 10 2013 - 3:42pm by admin
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Terry Xu, the Executive Editor of theonlinecitizen messaged me – if I have any comments on MP Dr Lily Neo’s following facebook posting: “Meet-the-people session tonight left me with ‘down’ feeling seeing unhappy residents that I could not assist due to regulations in place. One such example was that one resident tonight was unhappy with me because I could...

Our government should also take time to reflect on the (Little India rioting) incident, and also the previous strike by the PRC bus drivers. We have to understand their grievances – and see if there has been abuse and exploitation by the recruitment agencies. We have to find a way to deal with the abuses. I suggest that all foreign workers should be interviewed...