Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Singapore

One time Amos Yee supporter draws flak for backing Joe Rogan’s “lies” on Covid-19

Melissa Chen, one time supporter of Amos Yee, said that she will 'die on the hill' of Joe Rogan drawing strong criticisms from several local internet personalities. Melissa Chen, a Singapore-born journalist who practices her craft in Boston, has drawn...

NTUC Fairprice comes under fire after it clarifies that mislabeling was not due to ‘possible dishonest practices’

On 5 February, TikTok user Nina Monzolevska said that NTUC FairPrice had mislabeled a piece of chicken breast she bought. The TikTok user, a 23-year-old Ukrainian model currently residing in Singapore, said that as result she was charged a...

ST wrongly claims that China is the first country to host both Winter and Summer Olympics

The Straits Times later published an apology for its boo-boo on the headline of Asian Insider report on Winter Olympics. On 4th February, Beijing become the first city to host both the summer and winter Olympics, amid a Covid-19 pandemic...

ST Print edition omits that Singapore Government was one of Israeli surveillance company’s first customers

ST print edition omits a few paragraphs from a Reuters report which included the fact that the Singapore Government may have been one of the early customers of Quadream, an Israeli surveillance company. An exclusive article published by Reuters on...

Singapore at the Winter Olympics

No kidding. There is a Singapore Olympian at the  Winter Games in Beijing. You may not recognise him so readily because he’s all bundled up. But there he was in the traditional torch relay that leads to the lighting up...

NSman panics after he is called up for reservist after many years after his ORD mates ROD

Writing in a forum asking for advice, the NSman said even his boots are 'cui' (cannot make it) already Writing in Hardware Zone an Operationally Ready National Serviceman expressed his anxiety at being called back for reservist. Asking the forumers...

TikTok video of man cooking pork trotters with kitchen blow torch over HDB drain grill shocks viewers

The man was seen cooking the pork trotters with a blow torch behind a row of well-known eateries at Blk 82 MacPherson Lane A TikTok video of a man cooking pork trotters with a kitchen blow torch behind a row...

Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre comes under fire for its do’s and don’ts Chinese New Year guide

Update: In a clarification to TISG on Feb 3, DSTNCT, the agency-of-record for the Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre (SCCC) said: “Regarding the specific taboo on married daughters, this taboo has also been removed from the CNY Microsite after monitoring...
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