The not-so-secret truth about how plastic is harming our oceans

At the recent British High Commission Awards Evening, Anthony Yee from the Royal Commonwealth Society of Singapore presented some interesting and disturbing facts about plastic pollution, particularly in oceans and seas. Mr Anthony spoke about the three inconvenient truths about plastic. The first is that a staggering 35% of all manufactured plastics end up in our oceans and seas. Consequently, …

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Dr William Tan presented with Commonwealth Points of Light Award from Queen Elizabeth II

Singapore’s well-known para-athlete, medical doctor and charity fundraiser, Dr William Tan, was presented with the Commonwealth Points of Light Award from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II today for his long history of charitable achievements. The award was presented by the British High Commissioner to Singapore, His Excellency Scott Wightman, during an awards evening held at his residence, Eden Hall, on …

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So who is really at fault here, the taxi driver or the passenger?

By now you’ve heard about the man who was filmed walking away from a taxi driver after vomiting in the cab. In the video, the taxi driver can be heard taunting the man and demanding to be paid only to eventually have S$10 thrown at him by the drunk passenger. This incident which took place in the early morning of …

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Singaporean-born Sashi Cheliah crowned Australia’s 10th MasterChef

Former elite STAR Team officer from the Singapore Police, Sashi Cheliah was recently crowned winner of the global-phenomenon that is MasterChef Australia! Sashi is the first Singaporean-born to ever win the title, which is a moment of pride for all Singaporeans. The 39-year old prison officer scored a history-making 93 out of 100 to beat Queensland builder Ben Borsht who …

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