Category Archives: Singapore Headlines

Utterly Shocked over Terrorist Attacks in Mumbai

Senseless killing. Fear, dread, outrage, sadness. There really are no words. Everything else in your life seems insignificant at this point. Is there any place in this world that is safe? Three blasts within 10 minutes. All during the rush … Continue reading

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China: Jilted Bride Attempts to Leap from Building

I hope the Chinese authorities treat her with compassion. The poor girl looks utterly distraught. The pain must have overwhelmed her in that moment. You can read the full article at the Daily Mail. Even more shocking, when you watch … Continue reading

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Thinking About Japan, Kaho and Shay

I just can’t write anything knowing what’s happening in beautiful Japan. Usually devastating news seems really far away, but the blogging community makes the world shrink and my thoughts are fixated on two wonderful bloggers. Kaho of Chuzai Living who … Continue reading

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The Amy Chua Tiger Mum Interview

I must admit I am as repulsed by Amy Chua’s methods as Kirsten was. I am totally against fear inspired bullying methods whether at home, at the workplace, or by government. The end does not justify the means. You can … Continue reading

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Asia’s First Legoland will be just 15 Minutes away in JB

I was excited to read that there will be a Legoland in JB in 2013.  The story is that Danish toy maker Lego will open a multimillion dollar Legoland theme park in southern Malaysia (Johor Bahru) in 2013. I am … Continue reading

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Thomas Friedman Impressed by Serious Singapore (NY Times)

Came across this article in the NY Times that I found interesting. Always keen to see how Singapore is viewed from the outside.  The article left me amazed at how far we’ve come with our primary school Science lessons.  When … Continue reading

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Dangerously Sexy: Sports Illustrated Girls in Singapore

I saw an akward photo of a skimpily clad model in a trishaw at 365days2play’s blog and wondered how come I missed any sign of the Sports Illustrated swimsuit shoot. I think most Singaporeans must be wondering the same. I … Continue reading

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Scary: 11 Trapped in Nex Mall Lift for 45 Minutes

This report in the Straits Times scares the heck out of me. I feel so sorry for the people, including the pregnant woman who was trapped. The management should definitely do something about this before someone gets hurt. With my … Continue reading

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Amban the Gorilla Walks Upright, Just Like a Human

Read this amazing story on Yahoo Singapore. Amban the british gorilla that walks like a person, is the latest video to go viral. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rvhGpwOxK-I]

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Ris Low Never Gives Ups

They say if you want success you keep trying even when you’ve failed before.  After being dethroned Singapore’s infamous Ris Low is trying for the Miss World Crown again and this time she sounds more confident.  Read about it at … Continue reading

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