Daily Archives: 2015-04-01

    Foreign PMET number up 77% over last 5 years
    By Andrew Loh Published 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 Published 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 Published 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 Published 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 Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 08:33 pm 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 – Read More

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    The rainbow after the rain
    By Howard Lee Published 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 Published 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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