Daily Archives: 2015-10-04

Cabinet could benefit with more women in its ranks

By Ghui The dust has somewhat settled post General Election 2015 and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has announced the members of his new Cabinet. In the wake of that announcement, comments have already been made about the diversity (or lack thereof) of the office holders. It has been observed that many of the ministers are doctors, lawyers, ex school …

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A farewell party for an iconic estate

Singaporeans gathered despite the haze on Saturday to bid farewell to one of Singapore’s oldest public housing estates in Tanglin Halt, enjoying film screenings and free ice cream, as well as a final chance to access one of the old blocks earmarked for demolition. The seven blocks in Commonwealth Drive – from 74 to 80 – form one of the …

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SSA and Avaaz join in campaign against those responsible for haze

The Singapore Swimming Association (SSA) has threatened to join in a class action suit against the companies responsible for the forest fires in Indonesia which have caused the region to be engulfed in smog the last month or so. The SSA said this in a statement on Saturday after it had to cancel one of the finals of the FINA/airweave …

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