“Experts” quoted by TodayOnline say NTUC takeover of Kopitiam will keep food prices low but netizens think otherwise

The Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (CCCS) has given the green signal to NTUC Enterprise to buy over home-grown food operator Kopitiam after finding out that the move will not lead to a “substantial lessening of competition”. The completion watchdog discovered that NTUC Enterprise and Kopitiam are not each other’s closest competitions as there are other powerful rival groups …

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Singapore netizens sense ulterior motive to Malaysia’s ban of fish export in Jan-Feb 2019 though ban extends to all trade partners

The Malaysia government has announced that they will be seizing the export of four species of wild-caught fish and shrimp in order to cater for the inevitable shortage in the local market during the monsoon and festive seasons. Malaysian Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister Salahuddin Ayub said on Monday at that mackerel (kembung), trevally (selar), Indian mackerel (pelaling), and pomfret …

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TODAY Online article reproduced on Malay Mail regarding contemporary bilateral disputes deemed “biased” by Malaysian netizens

An article detailing the timeline of bilateral disputes between Singapore and Malaysia titled "Why the Singapore-Malaysia maritime and airspace disputes matter" has received flak from Malaysian netizens for its alleged bias towards Singapore and its poor representation of the current Malaysian administration. The article, which was originally published on Singapore's TODAY Online and reproduced on Malaysia's Malay Mail, made the …

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Mistaken about actual length of fireworks, citizens decry waste of tax-money on hour-long show in year-end celebration at Marina Bay

The Urban Redevelopment Agency (URA) announced in a press release on Wednesday (5 December) that a series of breath-taking fireworks will light up Marina Bay for a full hour leading to midnight for the first time to celebrate New Year Eve. The agency stated that this multi-sensory fireworks musical will take the fireworks display to the next level. The audience will …

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