Did We Know Any Better Than The West?

When few Singaporeans were on the internet and when our newsPAPers and TV stations were our primary source of news, it was not surprising to come across ignorant Singaporeans who thought that Singapore was a…


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Marriage Markets

Watch the video below. It’s quite interesting. z35W7z4v9z8w There is something about this little experiment that resonates with certain widespread stereotypes and generalisations. 1. Women over 30 are “expired” goods (people are so shallow) 2….


Kee Gay Now Better Than Kee Gay Later

It was dinner time at Kovan 209. This is only part of the crowd milling around the famous rojak stall. There were more customers waiting behind me. The minimum waiting time then was 30 minutes….


Singapore Sex Scams/Baits/Raids

Moved To SarongParty.com – a different look at social misfits who arous furtive interest and open disgust in a society that only has time to label, stereotype and strive for excellence. © Chan Joon Yee…


Painting Over A Problem

Some 30 years ago in Bangkok, the authorities found out that many of their old bridges spanning the obsolescent canals were approaching the limit of their lifespan. In the name of safety, concerned officials set…


Safe In Singapore But …

A week after 17 people were horribly gunned down in a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, teenagers across South Florida and many others in other parts of the United…


I Want To Join The Daydreaming Club

While visiting my parents for reunion lunch this year, I met P and L. They are sisters and had been my neighbours for many years. Back in the early 1980s, the sisters were athletes in…


Security, Priorities & VIPs

It was a beautiful Sunday at Bedok. A Chinese orchestra was in position and about to perform on stage at the swank new Heartbeat@Bedok – a community hub incorporating a library, fitness centre, swimming pool,…