The Satirist Says: Vice-Raids to encourage IR patronage

In an unusual show of disdain for the ‘veterans’ at Geylang and Joo Chiat, a multi-agency task force swooped down on Thursday to evict the area of 108 persons involved in “illegal gambling activities, secret society involvement, peddling contraband cigarettes, vice-related activities, trafficking and drug-related offences” (according to TODAY). Then, on Saturday, another 138 persons were removed (according to MyPaper) …

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Hair Zoom Studio raising funds for Changi Village cat sterilisation

A handful of volunteers want to stop the population boom in the Changi Village area (near Blks 9-13 Loyang Avenue) due to a surge in cats being abandoned and dumped there recently. The caregivers who live there are appealing for help as their funds have run dry from sterilising, feeding and caring for the existing community cats, and dealing with …

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Alex Au on what HDB flats should mean

“The policy direction should be not to build costly flats with bells and whistles and then dishing out subsidies so people can buy them. Instead, it should be to build them at an affordable cost, so that no subsidies are necessary.” Alex Au, author of Yawning Bread, on the pricing of HDB flats

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