Category Archives: Singapore

Singapore-related things, like S.League, Singlish, and traffic jams.

More support, less hate, for Singapore Sports

@hellofrmSG @singnoname I've stopped questioning the FT who choose to represent us in sports. I question the system that keeps wanting them. — KH Yeo (@icedwater) August 10, 2016 I was recently reminded of my tweet in response to the … Continue reading

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Raising Singapore’s football standards

So one of my Facebook friends shared this blog post on how to improve Singapore’s football standards written on June 27th 2015. I’d wanted to reply on July 1st 2015, but I clearly got distracted and left this as a draft for … Continue reading

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MOU development goals: missed?

When I first heard of the MOU signed by our FA and the Malaysian FA in 2011 in the name of development, I was a little cautious. Then I complained about our our fixation on the Malaysia Cup and how doing … Continue reading

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Sports Desk 1, Singapore 0

SINGAPORE – Readers of the most respected English broadsheet on the island might have been forgiven for not knowing which country they were in had they begun reading it from the back page, which is the front page as far … Continue reading

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Really, Media, Really?

LionsXII fielded a second-string side against Kelantan at Kota Bharu and lost 2-0. With the title already won and their seeding in the Malaysia Cup confirmed, they can afford to. In the New Paper today, three and a half pages … Continue reading

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The Malaysia Cup beckons — but for whom?

I have many things to say about the LionsXII – not all of them are nice. But the overwhelming media coverage of this johnny-come-back-lately is as sickening as it is understandable. On the off chance you haven’t heard of the … Continue reading

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Provide Standard Information

So the very responsive NEA site has chosen to emphasise the 24-hour PSI values in the respective zones. You have to scroll all the way to the bottom to see the trends for 3-hour PSI. Is it really less relevant … Continue reading

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In index we trust

PSA: the NEA has reworked its PSI readings page again. It is now deeper in the site. So obviously there is a lot of discussion about the Pollutant Standard Index (PSI, not PSI Index please). It is, as some have … Continue reading

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Laos 2 Singapore 5

For those inclined to receive them, the Lions will be arriving on SQ975 today at 3.55pm. They return after having picked up seven goals and conceded two against regional opposition, a respectable start to the new coach Bernd Stange’s reign. … Continue reading

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We’re Visiting … Laos?

New national coach Bernd Stange will want his Lions – my, our Lions – to pick up their second consecutive win today in Laos. It is just a friendly, but is quite a remarkable occasion. Why?

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