Man receives overwhelming support from public in quest to save a cat suspected of getting thrown from height

A man took it upon himself to save a cat that was allegedly thrown down from height in his neighborhood. Spoiler alert: the cat is now recovering really well from the incident, and little Mimi found a new forever home with its rescuer. It was on Aug 8 that Shafaat Zainal’s mother cried out in horror during ...

Residents caught on camera burning joss paper right along the common corridor

Residents caught on camera burning joss paper right along the common corridor

As much as one HDB resident did not want to appear racist, the health hazard of having plumes of smoke filling up the common corridor outside his unit is pushing him to post on...

Arrested: Woman accused of scamming Carousell buyers with non-existent JJ Lin concert tickets

Arrested: Woman accused of scamming Carousell buyers with non-existent JJ Lin concert tickets

Police have confirmed the arrest of a 23-year-old woman who allegedly conned more than a dozen victims with non-existent tickets to JJ Lin’s concert or the National Day Parade....

Sushiro Singapore is well aware of their convoluted captions, which started as an in-joke

Sushiro Singapore is well aware of their convoluted captions, which started as an in-joke

The jig is up: Japanese food joint Sushiro Singapore confessed to The Straits Times that the ebulliently verbose descriptions of its food on social media is intentionally comedic....

Grab driver challenges himself to work for 24 hours, earns $912 on a Monday

Grab driver challenges himself to work for 24 hours, earns $912 on a Monday

A Grab driver who goes by the name of Sonic (gotta go fast after all) recounted on Facebook his experience in pushing himself to work for 24 hours as a personal challenge — an...

Newlyweds hit by disastrous wedding photos with overexposed and unflattering shots

Newlyweds hit by disastrous wedding photos with overexposed and unflattering shots

Another day, another wedding photo album disaster. It’s been a good two years since this hilarious botching up of wedding shots, but now there’s a new couple that had a brush...

Yishun community cat feeders urge authorities again to end the use of glue traps in neighbourhoods

Yishun community cat feeders urge authorities again to end the use of glue traps in neighbourhoods

Cat welfare group Yishun 326 Tabby cat made another call against the use of glue traps in the heartlands after a community cat feeder found a couple of them being set up near...

Having chili crab in Singapore ranked the 17th best culinary experience in the world

Having chili crab in Singapore ranked the 17th best culinary experience in the world

As much as we love to yell out loud to the world about the inherent greatness of Singaporean cuisine (something that the late Anthony Bourdain wholeheartedly agrees), it’s...

M’sia hasn’t made a formal request for 1MDB-related luxury jet currently parked at Seletar Airport

M’sia hasn’t made a formal request for 1MDB-related luxury jet currently parked at Seletar Airport

After having the seized the RM1 billion (US$250 million) super-yacht belonging to fugitive financier Jho Low, Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad now has his sights set...

SMRT station manager praised for helping to deposit misplaced check found at Changi Airport

SMRT station manager praised for helping to deposit misplaced check found at Changi Airport

A man has been firmly lauded by the public for the act of having found a lost check at Changi Airport and depositing it for the stranger. According to Mohd Ridwan Malik in a...


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