Welcome to Southeast Asia: Apple opens first official store in Singapore

Apple opened its first Southeast Asia store in Singapore on Saturday, drawing hundreds of excited fans to the swanky two-storey site in the city’s upmarket shopping district. Located on the affluent Orchard Road, the new shop — easily distinguished by its iconic glass facade — is expected to be one of the most popular Apple

Extremely unlucky motorcyclist gets knocked down by careless driver before getting dragged under another car

A motorcyclist was simply riding along an expressway when out of the blue, a huge minivan knocked him down for no reason at all. As if that wasn’t bad enough, a car on the lane...

Extremely unlucky motorcyclist gets knocked down by careless driver before getting dragged under another car

Mob in JB rescues driver of Singapore registered BMW from burning wreck… before beating him up

It was out of the fire and into the middle of a violent fray for this BMW driver, who was saved from the burning wreckage of his Singapore registered vehicle only to get beaten...

Mob in JB rescues driver of Singapore registered BMW from burning wreck… before beating him up

Drunken quarrel with girlfriend pushes man to climb ledge of HDB flat in Simei for five hours

What started as an drunken quarrel between a couple turned into a full-fledged rescue operation that lasted for about five hours, as the authorities attempted to pull a man back...

Drunken quarrel with girlfriend pushes man to climb ledge of HDB flat in Simei for five hours

Singapore Airlines is first Asian carrier to join US expedited screening programme

If you need another reason to travel with Singapore Airlines (SIA) to the United States, here it is — SIA is among seven new airlines to join the US expedited screening...

Singapore Airlines is first Asian carrier to join US expedited screening programme

Singapore beefs up security at key locations in wake of terror attacks in Manchester and Jakarta

It’s been a pretty harrowing week with two back-to-back terror attacks in Manchester and Jakarta, and Singapore is determined not to see a repeat of these incidents on our...

Singapore beefs up security at key locations in wake of terror attacks in Manchester and Jakarta

Singapore is the world’s second largest shark fin trader after Hong Kong: Report

Singapore has been branded as the world’s second largest shark fin trader by value, according to a new report by wildlife-trade monitor Traffic and conservation...

Singapore is the world’s second largest shark fin trader after Hong Kong: Report

General Motors to cut jobs in international HQ in Singapore: source

General Motors Co will slash headcount in its international headquarters in Singapore as part of its efforts to reduce exposure to unprofitable and unpromising markets. GM...

General Motors to cut jobs in international HQ in Singapore: source

WATCH: Adorable American kids taste Singaporean snacks like fish keropok, Cheezels and more

Before you roll your eyes at yet another “X tries/reacts to Singaporean X” clip (ugh, it’s so overdone already), take a moment to reconsider your stance for this one. No...

WATCH: Adorable American kids taste Singaporean snacks like fish keropok, Cheezels and more

After partnering with ComfortDelGro, Ryde will soon be Singapore’s latest app to offer third-party taxi booking

Formerly a simple carpooling app, Ryde now joins the ranks of bigger bros Uber and Grab in operating a third-party taxi booking service. All thanks to a lucrative partnership with...

After partnering with ComfortDelGro, Ryde will soon be Singapore’s latest app to offer third-party taxi booking

Coconuts Singapore News

This is where we bring you the latest compelling headlines, viral stories, riveting developments and other Serious Matters encompassing nearly everything under the Singapore sun. We take whatever current affairs piece everyone’s talking about and explain it in a manner that's enlightening, refreshing and — where appropriate — with tongue firmly in cheek. With our finger on the pulse of the Little Red Dot, we’ve got you covered with news updates, community happenings, heartland tales, animal adventures, sensational videos, and even good old weather updates. If you’re the type who likes to stay up to date on Singapore’s political scene, criminal happenings, technological advances, or environmental matters, we’ll keep you in the loop. And whenever bizzare, outlandish or outright peculiar things happen on our island (and they do, more often that you’d think), we’re here to point ‘em out – because sometimes you just need a little fun in your life. However complex the issue is, like the state of the economy, or however simple, like a rise in Electronic Road Price gantry charges, we deliver it in our typically droll manner. Let’s be honest here – no one really enjoys reading tediously bland articles, so we do what we can to spruce up our stories. Sometimes, we even throw in a witty twist or a snippet of an opinion so it doesn’t read too dry and you don’t get overwhelmed by facts or numbers. Basically, we provide you with the perfect water cooler fodder so that things don't get too awkward at the workplace. You can thank us later.