Useful Telegram Bots & Channels That Every S’porean Should Join

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Telegram is gaining popularity as the top messenger app amongst Singaporeans. Aside from the awesome stickers, what we love most about it are the channels and bots created by Singaporeans and designed to make our lives easier!

Be updated with the latest promo codes, bus timings, train breakdowns and even the daily life of our Prime Minister!

Here are some of our favourite Telegram channels and bots that you should join.

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1. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong is already one of the top politicians to follow on Facebook and Instagram. Still remember the owl in the office debacle?

Lee Hsien Loong is visited by a barn owl
Image credit: Lee Hsien Loong | Facebook

Of course, PM Lee has taken advantage of technology to connect with Singaporeans through the Telegram messenger app as well. This official Telegram channel is managed by the Prime Minister’s Office and provides updates, a few personal anecdotes and even some awesome stickers.

Join here:

Lee Hsien Loong

Lee Hsien Loong Telegram Channel Prime Minister Singapore

2. SG MRT Updates

The MRT is the most convenient way to get around Singapore but it also has its down moments – delays, signalling faults, flooding, collisions and lightning strikes… This channel makes sure you’re updated with all of those delays in real time! Know if you should wait at home, plan an alternate route or if you might be late for an exam!

Join here:

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SG MRT Updates Telegram Channel

3. Bus Time Bot (SG)

Other than MRTs, the second most popular mode of transportation is the bus. Just send your location and you will be alerted on timings for SBS, SMRT and even NTU and NUS buses! Talk about convenience!

Join here:

Bus Time Bot (SG) Telegram

4. [SG ]Uber/Grab/Taxi Promos

On days that you’re just plain lazy or you’re going somewhere in a hurry, you might want to take an Uber or Grab. Instead of having to Google for the latest promo and discount codes, just load your Telegram app and have the discount codes delivered right to you!

It’s great way to save moolah and it’s just a click away!

Join here:

Uber, Grab and Taxi Promo codes Telegram Channel

5. GetMedia Bot

Don’t you just hate transferring from one app to another when you’re downloading music? We do! That’s why this bot has been useful for us whenever we want to download sounds or videos from SoundCloud, Youtube or Facebook. We can get the file in a jiffy without leaving the chat box!

There’s even a new feature that allows you to download Instagram stories.

Join here:

GetMedia Bot Telegram

6. [Bonus] Pokémon Go: SGPokemap – IV 90+

Are you still playing Pokémon Go? This entry shouldn’t be too much of a surprise to you then!

Die-hard Pokemon Go addicts will find this channel a godsend. It shares locations of rare Pokemon with IV 90+ so you can go forth to be the very best, that on one ever was!

Join here:

SGPokemap - IV 90+ Telegram Channel

What other Telegram channels and bots do you think every Singaporean should have? Drop them in the comments below!

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