Category Archives: Singapore

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

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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Thrilla in Manila: Philippines v Singapore

The semifinals of the AFF Suzuki Cup are upon us! Can we get a good result a against a team who have beaten us in two consecutive matches and not allowed us a goal?

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Spot The Difference

EDIT: As expected, I didn’t receive any comments. No big deal, I’m still working on getting eyeballs 🙂 So, do look at the pictures below. What is your impression of the web presence (and perhaps the priorities) of the FAS … Continue reading

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Sparks upbeat in defeat

Despite going down 2-0 in the first leg of the Singapore Cup semi-final on Thursday evening, ten-man Loyola Meralco Sparks impressed on the pitch and never really looked out of the contest against reigning S.League champions Tampines Rovers at Clementi … Continue reading

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[Voices] Support existing talent for a long-term boost

EDIT: View the published version. Thanks Today for keeping it pretty much intact. (I sent the below letter in yesterday after reading Shamir’s report about marquee players. Sorry Shamir, I wasn’t sure about convention for quoting names.) I read with considerable … Continue reading

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Learning Git and jQuery

The second part of the NUSHackers hackerschool workshop series was a 3-hour episode on jQuery and git led by Michael Yong, with a little teaser on the importance of using github at the end by Cedric. After installing and setting … Continue reading

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Learning about HTML5 and CSS3

Here I am at the HTML5/CSS3 workshop conducted as part of the @nushackers hackerschool series. It’s good to see a large turnout – about 30 students – led by @ejames_c through the creation of a simple website and getting a brief idea … Continue reading

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This damn post…

…is forever in moderation, so I decided to put it on my blog and link to it on the comments. @PAP Forever, here is my other post which will probably be forgotten by the time it’s approved (newer responses edited … Continue reading

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The Singapore Malaysia Cup Overconnect Syndrome

I was reading this on Facebook and it stirred me enough to get me out of my blanket and onto a proper table so I could compose a decent reply. In summary, Hazrul Azhar Jamari addresses what he calls the “Singapore … Continue reading

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Give LATW a chance lah…

LionsXII is going to kick off soon against Kelantan, but the thread on’s Facebook page about tickets selling out was kind of distracted by some comments about the LATW crew, which I first noticed from a tweet from @kallangfortis asking if … Continue reading

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