36 Telegram Channels, Bots and Stickers Every Singaporean Should Know About

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Frustrated by Whatsapp’s lack of features? Why not consider swapping to the superior messaging app, Telegram! Here are 3 features WhatsApp lacks that has Telegram #winning the messaging app charts:

  1. Telegram Channels
They are public groups you can join to get special deals, news and promo codes.
  1. Telegram Bots
Basically the robots of Telegram! Send commands, like ‘/bus timing’ and it’ll automatically tell you how long it’ll take for your bus to arrive.
  1. Telegram Stickers & GIFs
Instead of your usual emojis, you can send stickers and GIFs (waaaay before WhatsApp could). Best of all, you can customise your own stickers! So move aside WhatsApp, because Telegram is here to make our lives a whole lot easier and fun! Get updates on the latest promotions, train breakdowns, bus timings, and even the daily life of our Prime Minister. Here are some of our favourite Telegram channels, bots and stickers we think every Singaporean should join or have:

Telegram Channels

A tool for broadcasting public messages to a wide audience, Telegram channels can be especially useful because they provide real time updates on a variety of issues ranging from traffic updates to food discounts. Here are a couple of our favourites!

Shopee Shake Group

Telegram Link: @shopeeshake Shopee Shake Group If you’re the ultimate Shopee Shaker who’s always looking for a Shopee Shake group to join, this is the place for you. Simply share your link or join the links to earn bonus Shopee Coins from now till 7 July.

The Official Shopee SG Channel

Telegram Link: @theofficialshopeesg Yes we are on Telegram (and Whatsapp) now! ? Follow us on Telegram to get the latest promotions and deals, and stand a chance to win exclusive promo codes only via this channel~ Want to win a TV for yourself? All you have to do is join our Official Telegram Channel here >> https://shp.ee/dc8bmpf and our Official WhatsApp Channel here >> https://shp.ee/c8upe29 , take a screenshot and upload them in the comments section here to qualify! Remember to like and share this post as well~ Giveaway ends 17 July, 10:00hrs. Good Luck?

Lee Hsien Loong

Telegram Link: @leehsienloong [caption id="attachment_19151" align="aligncenter" width="527"]leehsienloong telegram channels bots stickers singapore (Credit: Bryant Tay)[/caption] One of the more regularly updated Telegram channels, join this channel to read up about your favourite PM, Mr. Lee Hsien Loong. Receive news regarding the future Singapore alongside fun pictures with his well-known BFFs like President Jokowi!

SG MRT Updates

Telegram Link: @sgmrt [caption id="attachment_19153" align="aligncenter" width="530"]sgmrt telegram channels bots stickers singapore (Credit: Bryant Tay)[/caption] With the constant “upgrading”, the train services are a little unpredictable, especially during peak hours. Telegram channels like SG MRT Updates allow you to stay one step ahead with real time updates so you can plan an alternative route before it’s too late!

SG Cab Promos

Telegram Link: @sgcabcodes sgcabcodes   If you prefer to skip the crazy peak hour rush by taking a Grab or Go-Jek, SG Cab Promos is a must-join. It includes Grab, Go-Jek, Ryde and ComfortDelGro Taxis promo codes. What’s great is that they even have exclusive giveaways for those looking for even more deals!

SG Food Deals

Telegram Link: @sgfooddeals sgfooddeals Craving for more promotions? Join SG Food Deals for even more food promotions and discounts in Singapore.

SG Kiasu Foodies

Telegram Link: @kiasufoodies [caption id="attachment_19150" align="aligncenter" width="414"]kiasufoodies telegram channels bots stickers singapore (Credit: Bryant Tay)[/caption] With prices soaring all around us, it would be wise to save money whenever you can. Stay updated with the latest food deals in Singapore with wallet-friendly Telegram channels like NUS FAT club’s SG Kiasu Foodies initiative!

Custom & Msia Road

Telegram Link: @sgcustom [caption id="attachment_19152" align="aligncenter" width="528"]sgcustom telegram channels bots stickers singapore (Credit: Bryant Tay)[/caption] While open Telegram channels tend to be more prone to spam and advertising, SGCustom enforces its rules to ensure only news about causeway traffic jams and requests for direct transportation into Malaysia are allowed. Do refer to the helpful pinned message for a guide on acronyms used!

SG Travel Promos

Telegram Link: @sgtravelpromos sgtravelpromos Before you plan your next getaway, take a look at SG Travel Promos. They feature promotions for airline tickets, hotel accommodations and even overseas activities. With their wide variety of promotions, you can now travel on a budget.


Telegram Link: @SGUpdate [caption id="attachment_19154" align="aligncenter" width="530"]sgupdate telegram channels bots stickers singapore (Credit: Bryant Tay)[/caption] Sick of relying on radio broadcasts for traffic updates? Get real time traffic news with SGUpdate, one of few telegram channels dedicated to dishing out news about road accidents and obstacles so you can make that early detour and avoid congestion.

SG Weekend Plans

Telegram Link: @sgweekend sgweekend If you always FOMO, you should join SG Weekend Plans. They keep an updated list of things to do over the weekend from book fests to beer fests. With the wide variety of activities that they feature, they definitely have something for everyone.

DateIdeas Singapore

Telegram Link: @dateideas [caption id="attachment_19148" align="aligncenter" width="530"]dateideassg telegram channels bots stickers singapore (Credit: Bryant Tay)[/caption] Bae complaining that dates are getting stale? Mix things up with Telegram channels like unique leisure activity recommendations from DateIdeas! From restaurant discounts to details about upcoming events, you’ll be spoilt for choice when planning your next date night.

SG Student Promos

Telegram Link: @sgstudentpromos sgstudentpromos Maximise your student perks with SG Student Promos. If you’re lucky enough to still have a student card, this channel features all types of steals for you, including student meals, bubble tea deals and movie deals.

SG Budget Babes

Telegram Link: @budgetbabes budgetbabes For all you shopaholics, check out SG Budget Babes for the latest beauty and fashion promotions. From online shopping vouchers to IPL promotions, this channel has got you covered! They also feature product releases from a wide range of brands, so you can keep up with the latest trends.  

SG Parent Things

Telegram Link: @sgparenthings sgparenthings Tired of your kids constantly playing on their iPads? Find the best places to bring your kids to with SG Parent Things. They also feature amazing deals for all the budget mommies and daddies out there.

Inspiring Images

Telegram Link: @inspiringimages [caption id="attachment_19149" align="aligncenter" width="529"]inspiringimages telegram channels bots stickers singapore (Credit: Bryant Tay)[/caption] Need some motivational juice to keep you going? Check out the InspiringImages Telegram channel to get inspired today!

SG New Movies & Shows

Telegram Link: @sgnewmovies sgnewmovies Whether you’re a movie snob or a Netflix addict, you’ll enjoy SG New Movies & Shows. They have iMDB and Rotten Tomatoes ratings as well as short description and review to help you decide on the next movie/show you should binge-watch.

Tech In Asia

Telegram Link: @tianewsfeed tech in asia telegram channel bots Don’t want to miss the latest tech scoops? Join the Tech In Asia Telegram channel to stay updated on up and rising tech startups as well as expert insights on the tech economy.

Telegram Bots

For the uninformed, Telegram bots are third-party apps that run within the Telegram app itself. You can interact with them by entering commands like /start. Here are the best Telegram bots Singaporeans have to know about.

Stickers Bot

Telegram Link: @Stickers [caption id="attachment_19160" align="aligncenter" width="412"]stickers bot telegram channels bots stickers singapore (Credit: Bryant Tay)[/caption] Personalise your messages by creating your very own sticker pack! Don’t worry about it being too complicated, the bot does a good job of walking you through the process. Get creative and feature things like your latest K-pop eye candy or an exclusive sticker pack just for you and your #squad! Note: We recommend creating stickers on Desktop for the user-friendly interface.

Shiok Bot

Telegram Link:@shiokbot [caption id="attachment_19159" align="aligncenter" width="527"]shiok bot telegram channels bots stickers singapore (Credit: Bryant Tay)[/caption] Also known as the helpful Singlish spouting bot, this is any Singaporean’s new (sassy) best friend. You can get the latest train breakdown alerts, PSI readings and weather forecasts with a witty Singaporean twist. We don’t want to spoil the fun for you, so start chatting with the ShiokBot and brighten up your mundane day. For non-Singaporeans, give this bot a try! It doubles as a crash course for all non-Singaporeans as it exposes all to the lahs and lohs locals have grown up with.

GetMedia Bot

Telegram Link: @getmedia [caption id="attachment_19156" align="aligncenter" width="527"]getmedia bot telegram channels bots stickers singapore (Credit: Bryant Tay)[/caption] Whether it’s your favourite song, the latest trending video on YouTube or your crush’s Instagram Stories (we don’t advocate unhealthy obsessions), this helpful bot will download any media directly to your phone!

YouTube Downloader Bot

Telegram Link: @utubebot [caption id="attachment_19174" align="aligncenter" width="529"]youtube downloader telegram channels bots stickers singapore (Credit: Bryant Tay)[/caption] Similar to GetMedia, YouTube Downloader helps you to (as the name suggests) download YouTube videos. The creators of the bot has made it such that any video can be downloaded including 1080P, 720P and 480P. On top of that, you can also convert any video into MP3 format, allowing you to listen to your favourite music on-the-go. Simply tap on Start or type “/start” and send the bot links of your favourite YouTube videos to start downloading.

Bus Time Bot (SG)

Telegram Link: @bus_time_bot [caption id="attachment_19155" align="aligncenter" width="529"]bus time bot telegram channels bots stickers singapore (Credit: Bryant Tay)[/caption] This bot is dedicated to update you on all bus timings for SBS, SMRT, Tower Transit and even NUS and NTU buses. Simply send the bot your location and the smart creature living inside your phone will give you  bus timings for the 5 nearest stops.

Wikipedia Search

Telegram Link: @wiki [caption id="attachment_19161" align="aligncenter" width="528"]wikipedia search bot telegram channels bots stickers singapore (Credit: Bryant Tay)[/caption] Ever wanted to prove your friends wrong? Have the world’s knowledge base at your fingertips with Wikipedia Search! What’s amazing is that you can simply type @wiki and you can search for anything from any chat on Telegram, regardless of whether you added the bot to the chat.


Telegram Link: @pollbot [caption id="attachment_19158" align="aligncenter" width="526"]pollbot telegram channels bots stickers singapore (Credit: Bryant Tay)[/caption] Reaching a joint decision can be hard, especially when they’re as divisive as deciding whether to add pineapple to your pizza. Decide with the power of democracy when you use pollbot! With easy-to-follow instructions, you’ll be making decisions and following the majority in no time.

Telegram Stickers

Express yourself with a variety of hilarious stickers outside of the usual emojis! Here’s a list of our preferred stickers on Telegram.

SG Language Pack

Telegram Link: @SgLang [caption id="attachment_19171" align="aligncenter" width="933"]sglang telegram channels bots stickers singapore (Credit: Bryant Tay)[/caption] This is one of our favourite packs on Telegram because the Sibeh Hot melting sticker accurately depicts our thoughts every day on this sunny island. Also, we’ve yet to find another sticker that relates better to us than the Kancheong sticker.

BB Never Tell

Telegram Link: @BbyNeverTellSG [caption id="attachment_19162" align="aligncenter" width="1017"]bbynevertellsg telegram channels bots stickers singapore (Credit: Bryant Tay)[/caption] Intentionally filled with grammar errors, the BbyNeverTell stickers are hilarious because of the passive aggressive and smiley cartoon BB character!


Telegram Link: @Sgfooood [caption id="attachment_19170" align="aligncenter" width="1024"]sgfooood telegram channels bots stickers singapore (Credit: Bryant Tay)[/caption] From bubble tea and chicken rice to carrot cake and xiao long baos, if you’ve ever felt the need to tease your hungry friends, you need this pack.


Telegram Link: @Kuehkueh [caption id="attachment_19165" align="aligncenter" width="1022"]kuehkueh telegram channels bots stickers singapore (Credit: Bryant Tay)[/caption] As Singaporeans, we clearly do take pride in our food because here’s yet another sticker pack dedicated to all kinds of Singaporean food such as Satay, Roti Prata and Ang Ku Kueh.


Telegram Link: @macdonalds [caption id="attachment_19166" align="aligncenter" width="1018"]macdonalds telegram channels bots stickers singapore (Credit: Bryant Tay)[/caption] Other than our local delights, there is a special place in all our hearts when it comes to McDonalds. It’s the best way to tempt your friends for supper by sending across stickers of nuggets and fries. Yum!

Boba Tea Time

Telegram Link: @BobaTeaTime [caption id="attachment_19163" align="aligncenter" width="931"]bobateatime telegram channels bots stickers singapore (Credit: Bryant Tay)[/caption] Of course, we can’t leave out the trend that took Singapore by storm – Bubble Tea! These adorable Boba Tea Time stickers will definitely leave you grinning from ear to ear.


Telegram Link: @singaporee [caption id="attachment_19172" align="aligncenter" width="920"]singaporee telegram channels bots stickers singapore (Credit: Bryant Tay)[/caption] This localised Singlish sticker pack is filled with all our favourite single sayings so “wake up your idea” and download this sticker pack now.


Telegram Link: @PikotaroPPAP [caption id="attachment_19168" align="aligncenter" width="921"]pikotaroppap telegram channels bots stickers singapore (Credit: Bryant Tay)[/caption] If your friends are annoying you, go one level up and annoy them with old memes! Dance like it’s 2017 with the Pineapple Pen sticker pack.

By @jillehdoodles

Telegram Link: @jillehdoodles [caption id="attachment_19164" align="aligncenter" width="924"]by@jillehdoodles telegram channels bots stickers singapore (Credit: Bryant Tay)[/caption] By @jillehdoodles features amazing hand lettering by (we’re guessing) jillehdoodles and is the prettiest non-picture sticker pack of our list!


Telegram Link: @pappap [caption id="attachment_19167" align="aligncenter" width="946"]pappap telegram channels bots stickers singapore (Credit: Bryant Tay)[/caption] Love them or hate them, the PAP is a major reason why Singapore is where it is today! Celebrate Singapore’s ruling party with this dedicated sticker pack!


Telegram Link: @SG50LHL [caption id="attachment_19169" align="aligncenter" width="926"]sg50lhl telegram channels bots stickers singapore (Credit: Bryant Tay)[/caption] Because the prime minister has so many meme-worthy pictures online, there is of course a sticker pack dedicated just for him!


Telegram Link: @werewolfers [caption id="attachment_19173" align="aligncenter" width="932"]werewolfers telegram channels bots stickers singapore (Credit: Bryant Tay)[/caption] Werewolf fans, this dedicated sticker pack is just for you! Convince others you’re not the werewolf and give subtle hints to your actual role with various Werewolf-themed stickers. In case you’re out of the loop, you can play Werewolf and other fun group games without meeting up with your friends in person! For more details, check out our list on fun games and bots. For Telegram fans and veterans, we’d like to hear from you! Share your favourite Telegram channels, bots and stickers in the comments below!]]>

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