• PM Lee: S'poreans spamming the Philippines Day FB page are a disgrace
  • PM Lee censors foreigner's comment saying S'poreans should be given their rights
  • SCDF NSman had sex with 13-year-old girl at Pandan reservoir shelter
  • Gilbert Goh: Ten reasons why you must resist the Filipino celebration of their Independence Day
  • Macdonald asks customers to faster finish their meals because the "Big Bosses" are coming
  • Philippine's media laud PM Lee for calling his own citizens "a disgrace"
  • Filipino in Singapore: Pinoys in SG have gone too far
  • Dear TRS, this bus driver really made my day!
  • Singaporean mum pulled down maid's shorts and underwear in front of her kids
  • Philippines ABS news: Singapore PM defends Pinoy celebration by insulting his own citizens

THE ROLE OF TUITION IN SINGAPORE'S EDUCATION SYSTEM

THEREALSINGAPORE 24 April 2014 - 9:21pm

Tuition is popular due to education system issues The role of tuition in Singapore is indeed often-misunderstood. However, one many also argue that Tuition has rather became a necessity in Singapore. We as students do understand the stand of professionals and academics on their take of the role of tuition as to whether or not it is necessary, but from what we have observed and seen as members on the receiving end of this meritocratic system, we do not necessarily agree. 


OPPOSITION PARTIES - POPULARITY GAME OR SERIOUS POLITICS?

THEREALSINGAPORE 24 April 2014 - 8:28pm

This is an open letter to all opposition parties in Singapore. The Worker's Party, Singapore Democratic Party, National Solidarity Party, Singapore People's Party, Singapore Democratic Alliance and The Reform Party. During the past GE2011, Singapore politics experienced a watershed elections. The ruling party no longer sit at a comfortable >75%. Then, over the next few years, the ruling party is accursed with a series of events, causing them to appear much more unpopular amongst the Singaporeans. 


OBAMA VISITS MALAYSIA IN FIRST US PRESIDENTIAL VISIT IN 50 YEARS

THEREALSINGAPORE 24 April 2014 - 8:21pm

Barack Obama will this weekend become the first US president to visit Malaysia for nearly 50 years, seeking to put decades of uneasy relations behind him as both cast wary eyes on a rising China. Mindful of America's perennial image problem in the Islamic world, Obama -- who visits Saturday-Monday -- is expected to tout the US friendship with the economically thriving moderate Muslim nation. 


MEN THAT SIT DOWN AND PEE HAVE A LOWER CHANCE OF DEVELOPING PROSTATE PROBLEMS

THEREALSINGAPORE 24 April 2014 - 7:26pm

The traditional standing pee is being rivaled by a new sitting-while-urinating method—all in the name of cleanliness and health. Weird fact: Thirty percent of men in Japan sit while they pee, and Sweden and Taiwan just put through proposals to encourage men to follow suit.


THERE ARE SO MANY PERVERTS ON OUR CROWDED TRAINS, I FEEL SO INSECURE

THEREALSINGAPORE 24 April 2014 - 7:21pm

Dear TRS, I really want to share this, personally I felt is so unsafe nowadays taking public transports. Why are there so many pervert taking videos of girls' shoulder, armpit, thigh and many areas.... I happened to witness one incident this morning, I was on my way to work as usual, there is Indian man standing beside me, he was videoing a young lady. He was taking his phone side way and videoing the side of lady ( the lady was wearing a sleeveless tee, able to see abit of her bra). I was shock seeing this. 


FILIPINO IN SINGAPORE: PINOYS IN SG HAVE GONE TOO FAR

THEREALSINGAPORE 24 April 2014 - 7:05pm

Greetings readers, I'm a Filipino living and studying here in SG. I've lived here since I was 7 and now I'm about to leave secondary school. Life here have been great,even though I occasionally complain about stuff like living expenses and transportation issues. I'm aware of the number of Filipinos working,my parent's are as amongst them,which is the reason I'm here. Recently,I've been reading about the "Pinoy Independence Day in SG" articles.


DR NG ENG HEN: WE WANT TO RECOGNISE NS MEN MORE

THEREALSINGAPORE 24 April 2014 - 6:59pm

Dr Ng Eng Hen said on Thursday that a set of "meaningful" benefits will be given to NS Men in order to better recognise their contributions to Singapore. He explained that the Committee to Strengthen National Service will be finalising its findings and making recommendations in June. The committee has already consulted with almost 40,000 people and taken feedback from all sorts of Singaporeans. 


OBAMA REPORTED TO HAVE EATEN ONLY HALF OF SUSHI COURSE

THEREALSINGAPORE 24 April 2014 - 6:53pm

President Obama only made his way through about half of the 20-course meal at the world-famous Tokyo sushi restaurant he visited this week, the owner of a nearby restaurant told AFP. According to the wire service, Obama slowed down after about 10 pieces of the famous prix fixe menu offered at Sukiyabashi Jiro, a world-class restaurant whose owner was the subject of the 2011 documentary “Jiro Dreams of Sushi.”


JAKARTA OFFICIALS: SINGAPORE IS A "SAFE HAVEN" FOR ALL OUR CORRUPTED INDONESIANS

THEREALSINGAPORE 24 April 2014 - 5:33pm

Singapore promotes itself as a model of financial integrity. But, officials in Jakarta say, the wealthy city-state is a haven for some of the most corrupt Indonesians and their ill-gotten gains. Singapore denies that it turns a blind eye to dirty money and says that if sufficient evidence is provided, it is ready to take "swift and necessary action" against corruption suspects. But Indonesia's Deputy Attorney General Darmono said: "Singapore is the most strategic country for corruptors to run away to. "It's geographically the closest to Indonesia and the policy of the Singaporean government enables corruptors to live there," he told AFP.


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