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This Makes Me So Embarrassed: Library Stampede

This happened today and makes me ashamed to be a Singaporean (just assuming they were all local) and associated with this type of kiasu behaviour. You would think Singaporeans have never seen books before. But sometimes, how can you blame … Continue reading

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I am Totally Appalled by the Singapore Tiger Mum

I have been hearing so much about the Tiger mum and when I picked up the latest issue of 8 Days I was thoroughly disturbed by the cover that seems to condone children being caned. I think you will only … Continue reading

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The Cliche of Being Kiasu in Singapore

The Singlish word kiasu has been so overused that it is now a cliche to me. Sadly though many of my fellow Singaporeans still give truth to this overused term. It makes me wonder if Singaporeans hold a monopoly on … Continue reading

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The Kiasu Phenomenon Caught on YouTube

You can read my post on Kiasu Singaporeans at my other blog. Thanks for requesting it Maria. 1. Kiasu while filling up petrol in JB. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lCxUeo57iVM&NR=1] 2. Queuing up for cheap petrol in Singapore. There seems to be a theme … Continue reading

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