Daily Archives: 2015-08-09

Reform Party: Time to cast off the chains that bind people

National Day Message from Reform Party On the brink of our 50th National Day, we should rightfully celebrate Singapore’s achievements. We have come a long way since independence. Measured in terms of per-capita incomes we are one of the richest countries in the world.   Our success has not been built on the brilliance and vision of one man or one …

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Political parties share their National Day messages

Following Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s traditional National Day Message, political parties have also released videos or statements to commemorate Singapore’s anniversary of independence. The National Solidarity Party’s (NSP) Youth Wing produced a short video on maintaining Singapore’s values of kindness and integrity: The video was accompanied by a National Day Message on the party’s website. The Singapore Democratic Alliance …

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Nationhood and remembering the least of our aspirations

By Howard Lee To really see how much Singapore has globalised, make a trip to Pulau Ubin during a long weekend. My family decided to take the bumboat to what was supposed to be the last of our idyllic islands this National Day weekend, and was confronted by a long queue at Changi Point that snaked out of the terminal …

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SDA National Day Message: Protect Singaporean rights through the votes

National Day Message from the Singapore Democratic Alliance (SDA) 50 years after the founding of the country, the country has progressed, the society has prospered, the government has become wealthy, but the quality of the citizens’ lives has deteriorated greatly. It is common to see elderly citizens in their 60-70 years of age picking up cardboard under the hot sun, …

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PM Lee’s national day message to Singapore

This year on 9 August, Singapore celebrates its 50th anniversary of its independence, following its separation from Malaysia in 1963. Prime Minister of Singapore, Mr Lee Hsien Loong greets the nation with his national day message via a video produced by the Prime Minister Office Mr Lee wrote on his Facebook fanpage, “Tomorrow is our 50th birthday. In my National …

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