Archive | October, 2011

Not to be outdone, Singapore welcomes world’s tenth ‘7 billionth baby’

Not to be outdone, Singapore welcomes world’s tenth ‘7 billionth baby’

Posted on 31 October 2011

A Singaporean Chinese baby boy was the third child today to be given the honor, following the examples of Philippines and India.

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Is it our problem that we’re cheap? – China

Is it our problem that we’re cheap? – China

Posted on 31 October 2011

WTO supports the Middle Kingdom as the EU sucks on its thumb.

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Limited Resale Flat Supply speaks up

Limited Resale Flat Supply speaks up

Posted on 31 October 2011

The opinions expressed in this article belong to Limited Resale Flat Supply solely, a thing that is becoming more real. No, seriously.

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Living on S$2.60 a day for one month

Living on S$2.60 a day for one month

Posted on 31 October 2011

Ex-expat from Singapore experiments and blogs about living on S$2.60 a day in southern India.

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Finding energy to do New Nation

Finding energy to do New Nation

Posted on 31 October 2011

Frankly, I don’t know where it comes from.

50-year-old woman to trek 250km as birthday present

50-year-old woman to trek 250km as birthday present

Posted on 30 October 2011

Marathon runners eat your heart out. In this edition of Cooler than You, we find an endorphin addict who’s running across the Himalayas for fun and for charity.

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India postpones first-ever F1 Rocks Metallica concert

India postpones first-ever F1 Rocks Metallica concert

Posted on 30 October 2011

Enraged fans thrash stage, postponed gig eventually cancelled with organisers charged for swindling.

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Middle class: Realm of the living dead?

Middle class: Realm of the living dead?

Posted on 30 October 2011

Struggling with rising costs and long working hours, the middle class find hiring a domestic maid both a luxury and a necessity.

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Europe looks to China to bail itself out

Europe looks to China to bail itself out

Posted on 29 October 2011

Eurozone to China: Hi, we still think you suck on the human rights level, and practically everything else. But we need your money to bail ourselves out. Can?

999 caller thought moon was an UFO

999 caller thought moon was an UFO

Posted on 29 October 2011

People say the funniest things to the police hotline.

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How to Occupy properly

How to Occupy properly

Posted on 27 October 2011

Unlike Occupy Singapore, you can trust the people of Hong Kong to sustain a protest proper.

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Occupy Wall Street challenged with freeloaders

Occupy Wall Street challenged with freeloaders

Posted on 26 October 2011

Other challenges revolve around organising a movement that’s against any organisation that could endanger the fragile illusion that everyone’s equal.

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Four Singaporeans charged with smuggling roadside bomb parts to Iraq

Four Singaporeans charged with smuggling roadside bomb parts to Iraq

Posted on 26 October 2011

Roadside bombs are one of the top killers of American troops in Iraq.

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Halal Pork in NTUC?

Halal Pork in NTUC?

Posted on 24 October 2011

Actually it’s been around since 2007.

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