Category Archives: Singapore

The problem with “6 in 10 Singaporeans think media regulations are balanced”

EDIT: I overgeneralized and misrepresented the out-group earlier by saying “they said they don’t care”. Technically, they didn’t say they care. Minor but significant distinction. It makes the whole thing a little bit murkier. Here’s the article you’re most likely … Continue reading

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The PRC guy at my coffeeshop

Original post on Facebook There’s a PRC guy who works at the coffeeshop downstairs from my block. I first encountered him when I first moved into my flat, about a year and a half ago. He only spoke Mandarin then … Continue reading

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0133 – Which Singapore?

It’s a wonderfully cool morning for 1140am in Singapore, and I find myself thinking that Singapore would surely be more pleasant in general if we had better weather. Surely people would be less sweaty and cranky, and perhaps we’d be … Continue reading

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List of Singaporean Angus Ross Winners

I was bored and I saw the latest Angus Ross winner in the news so I thought I’d look to see how the older ones are doing. Couldn’t find a list anywhere, so I thought I’d put one together. I’m … Continue reading

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Straits Times Is Still Very Annoying: featuring Catherine Lim, Singapore’s Consul-General in HK, and the SCMP

Let me take you through the steps chronologically. 1: The South China Morning Post published a report quoting Catherine Lim’s letter. They also mentioned Jason Chua, which is pretty embarrassing. The report was titled “Singaporeans ‘no longer trust their government’: Writer … Continue reading

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0131 + 0132 – Tesla Motors, Neil Tyson, Singapore, Vision and Benevolent Dictatorship

There are few things I’m more excited about than Tesla Motors. The company is committed to pulling the future forward to meet the present by accelerating the development of electric cars. Tesla’s Model S is the safest car on the … Continue reading

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Transcript of an interview I did once about being a SG blogger

I believe this was in early 2013. Do you think all blogs should be progressive and liberal? It wouldn’t be very progressive or liberal for me to say that! We need a broad spectrum of blogs of all kinds. We … Continue reading

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