Daily Archives: 2015-03-17

The PAP flyer and freedom of speech
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 32

By Masked Crusader The PAP has consistently refused to participate in public debates against opposition politicians, preferring instead to take up the cudgel—and use knuckledusters—within the safe confines of Parliament, where it is able to gang up on vastly outnumbered opponents, and through Read More

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St Patrick’s day celebration parade 2015
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 4

The annual St Patrick’s Day celebrations in Singapore had its parade on 15 March (Sunday), which is part of the Irish celebrations that took place between 14 to 16 March. This is the tenth parade held in Singapore so far. St Patrick’s Day, which Read More

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HDB: Vegetation cleared to remove rat burrows and rid stray dogs of possible hiding places
By Terry Xu Posted on by Terry Xu 7

Netizens were shocked when they saw images of what was formerly a lush green covered hill turned into a near barren piece of land. The hill that is just next to Bukit Batok MRT station was previously featured on news due to a large colony of Read More

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Much to be done after St Patrick’s Day
By Howard Lee Posted on by Howard Lee 151

By Howard Lee When The Online Citizen posted on Facebook an announcement on the St Patrick’s Day street parade, commenters immediately drew comparisons between the event and the Thaipusam incident earlier this year where three men were arrested for causing a disturbance. Commenters Read More

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Much ado about St Patrick’s Day
By Howard Lee Posted on by Howard Lee 6

By Winston Tay Its history goes back centuries, yet its evolution not so clearly documented; when you want to talk about how St Patrick’s Day found its way into Singapore, Wikipedia simply will not cut it. The death anniversary of the British-born, Ireland-based bishop, which Read More

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