Daily Archives: April 1, 2015

Foreign PMET number up 77% over last 5 years
By Andrew Loh Posted on by Andrew Loh 5

According to the Ministry of Manpower [Link], the size of the foreign workforce continues to increase. At the end of last year, the total foreign workforce stood at 1.36 million: The total number of work permit holders is approaching 1 million, of which Read More

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Edz Ello’s case still under investigation: Police
By Andrew Loh Posted on by Andrew Loh 10

The police are still investigating the case of Filipino Ello Ed Mundsel Bello, it said in a reply to a query on the Singapore Police Force Facebook page. Mr Ello had posted on his Facebook page sometime last year derogatory and inflammatory comments Read More

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A gay man’s perspective on Lee Kuan Yew
By Howard Lee Posted on by Howard Lee 54

By Ng Yi-Sheng On Wednesday night, along with thousands of other Singaporeans, I lined up to pay my respects to Lee Kuan Yew. I was a little surprised at myself for doing this – after all, I’ve been involved in countless activist events Read More

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Open letter to Archbishop Goh on eulogy to Lee Kuan Yew
By Howard Lee Posted on by Howard Lee 22

By Stephen Chang Archbishop William Goh’s eulogy on Lee Kuan Yew published on the website of the Singapore Catholic Church on 27 March under the title “The Founding Father as a Befitting Title given to Mr Lee Kuan Yew” was written in his capacity Read More

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Singapore owned YUEN development launches sale of luxe condo in Cambodia’s city of the future
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

Bookings outperform expectations at 60 percent with Singaporeans and Overseas investors forming bulk of buyers. YUEN Development Co., Ltd, a Singapore-owned property developer, officially launched the sale of its phase one luxury condominium – La Vie Residences. Located in Chroy Changvar – Cambodia’s Read More

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The rainbow after the rain
By Howard Lee Posted on by Howard Lee 15

By Carlton Tan Edits by Howard Lee A eulogy has strange powers. It brings the dead back to life as we listen, enthralled by captivating stories about what he did, who he was, and what he aspired towards. For as long as we Read More

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The storm Amos Yee raised and why it is clouding our judgement
By Howard Lee Posted on by Howard Lee 199

By Howard Lee Anyone one who says that the public outcry over Amos Yee had anything to do with religious insensitivity has clearly not been listening in on the news the past week. The 17 year-old who posted “an insulting video clip online Read More

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