Author Archives: Lohcifer

Inhospitable Hospitals

You know the country is totally fucked up if people are stealing milk powder from supermarkets. Milk powder companies spend millions courting hospitals and incentivizing them to plug their brands. They do this by cash donations and all forms of … Continue reading

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There are More Mercenary Doctors than you Realize

The medical profession has more shenanigans than you would ever imagine but when a member of the public wrote to the press recently in a letter entitled Critical for private medical providers to change their ways, a doctor responded with … Continue reading

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Going to Hell in a Handbasket

Those born in 2015, on the occasion of Singapore’s 50th year of independence, were bestowed with the Baby Jubilee Gift. This year, $3.45 million will be spent on baby gifts for babies born last year. The money is from the … Continue reading

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Pang Sua Pond? Approach with Caution!

Serious board meeting late last week. Men and women who control billion-dollar business empires in attendance. Suddenly one man seemed to be convulsing, his body reverberating. What happened? What happened was he happened to take a quick peek at his … Continue reading

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Making a Mountain out of a Molehill

The movie Beauty and the Beast started its run in Singapore on March 16th. Prior to that, the National Council of Churches warned parents about the movie and its possible influence on their children who watch it. At the same … Continue reading

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Ban the Shit out of Everything!

A letter to The Straits Times on March 16th says “Smoking while driving also raises risk of accidents” and another letter to the same papers on March 14th says “Make it illegal to smoke in vehicles.” I have not heard … Continue reading

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A Hulu Pipe

For the Chinese, hulu or the bottle gourd or calabash is a symbol of prosperity, abundance, good health and longevity; which is the reason why on my 60th birthday, JQ presented me with a reverse calabash briar pipe made in … Continue reading

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Died Brokenhearted

Attended the funeral of a friend yesterday. Cause of death was myocardial infarction – heart attack, in layman terms. But honestly, I think he died of a broken heart. About a year ago my friend had no choice but to … Continue reading

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Lucky Me, You’re Not Here!

My friend’s sister is a married woman with a kid but every once in a while, she takes off on a vacation all by herself, leaving husband and child behind. Her Instagram for the next few days will brag of … Continue reading

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Hey, Boobs Don’t Have Eyes!

I felt a pretty woman’s breasts yesterday – firm, bouncy and just about the right size. Before your imagination starts going wild, no, I wasn’t making out with some newfound girlfriend; what happened was the young woman walked into me. … Continue reading

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