Daily Archives: 2015-07-10

Man stands up for another who was being abused in MRT train

An incident took place in the MRT train recently as shown in the video below. Apparently, a Caucasian commuter was unhappy with a t-shirt a young man was wearing and started scolding and taunting the young man. While he was doing so, the young man did not react and kept looking straight ahead, ignoring the Caucasian man. At one point, …

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In a ‘seismic shift’, PM moves from being sorry to being concerned

By Joseph Lefort In a seismic shift of epic proportions, PM Lee Hsien Loong moves from ” I’m sorry for the transport woes” in 2011 to ‘I’m very concerned’ in 2015. Singaporeans are impressed, but not quite all of them. You see, you can fool some of the people some of the time, but… aiyah, most of you know the line …

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“Our Singapore” – feel-good version by JJ Lin

The latest version of this year’s National Day theme song, “Our Singapore”, has been released online. This version of the song will be performed by JJ Lin at the National Day Parade, to follow the earlier published version by composer Dick Lee. The upbeat and joyful version by Lin was supposed to have been released earlier, but as the release …

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Productivity growth needed for Singapore to remain relevant in next 50 years

Singapore’s Jubilee has been feted as a year of celebration and pride in the city-state’s achievements, but the outlook for the next 50 years remains more uncertain. The opening plenary of the fifth DBS Asian Insights Conference sought to explore the possibilities and challenges of another half-century in Singapore, flitting from issues like productivity to civil servant pay to freedom …

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36 arrested in suspected brothels operating in HDB heartland

It has been reported that the Singapore Police Force arrested 36 suspects in HDB flats in an island-wide anti-vice operation on Tuesday and Wednesday this week. The HDB flats which the suspects were arrested in, are suspected to be operating as brothels. The arrested, 2 men and 34 women aged between 21 and 48, were allegedly involved in vice-related activities in residential areas, …

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Lee Kuan Yew to go on radio on 9 August at 9am

Former Prime Minister will take to the radio on 9 August at 9am to recite Singapore’s Proclamation of Independence – through a message that was recorded with him years ago. The Proclamation of Independence was signed in Mr Lee’s name, but the only time that the public got to hear it was on radio, when it was read by a radio broadcaster. …

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People’s Power Party is registered – Goh Meng Seng

“I am glad to announce that ROS (Registry of Societies) has been quite efficient this time round and our registration of People’s Power Party has been approved.” The above was the simple announcement made by veteran politician Goh Meng Seng on his Facebook page. This means that the new party will be able to field candidates for the coming General …

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“When a human being suffers, we join in solidarity”

By Nicole Ling I’m glad the torture of Amos Yee has caught international attention. To people who claim United Nations should mind their own business, I want these Singaporeans to know that human rights and child abuse are international issues. Singaporeans who don’t like the foreign interference in our country, should not welcome or accept the compliments from any other …

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