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Daily Archives: 2018-06-09

Kim Jong Un impersonator detained at airport by Singapore immigration

Australian Kim Jong Un impersonator, known as Howard X, was detained on Friday (8 June) morning for two hours at Singapore immigration, only days before the summit between the North Korean leader and US President Donald Trump. The man wrote on his official Facebook page that he has been through Singapore many times and have never ever been detained. "When I …

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Local MSM overhyping the June 12 summit

by Serene Ong There's a race going on and it's not an arms race involving North Korea. Afterall, they have agreed to denuclear, isn't it? The race many of us would have seen is between MediaCorp and Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) - both of whom are vying to provide the most comprehensive coverage of the June 12 summit between US …

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Is our opposition ready for 2020? I doubt so!

by Zarina Jaffar It ain't easy to put up a fight to the incumbents when they only rear their heads during the General Election and fade away once the election is over. We need a credible one united party under a single flag where ordinary Singaporeans can have faith to work with. Oppositions supporters too need to be seen as willing to …

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The country has flourished but its soul may have died

by Raj Singh We, the citizens of Singapore, pledge ourselves as one united people, regardless of race, language or religion, to build a democratic society, based on justice and equality, so as to achieve happiness, prosperity and progress for our nation. I grew up in a small flat in Taman Jurong. My neighbours were Malay Indian Chinese and Eurasians. We …

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Peace gathering at Speakers Corner on 10-12 June, 4pm to 7pm

Mr Patrick Low, a senior Singaporean who is a frequent commentator on social-political issues and participant to events at Hong Lim Park is holding a gathering at Speakers' Corner along with his friends on this coming Sunday, Monday and Tuesday (10 - 12 June) from 4 to 7pm, to show solidarity with peace loving people around the world. Below is …

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“Public hospital that does not treat local referred patients”

A letter from an "Angry Mom" wrote, "Recently, while trying to see a specialist through a polyclinic referral, I was shocked to learn that Khoo Teck Puat Hospital’s (KTPH) gastroenterology department doesn’t see local referred patients. When I visited its webpage, I found that it blatantly advertising that it treats international patients. As much as I understand MOH’s desire to …

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What kind of home would S$1 million buy in major cities around the world?

by ValuePenguin Is S$1 million enough to purchase a home in Singapore? What about other major international cities? In this article, we compare prices across many of the world's most prominent cities to determine where you could afford to purchase a home with S$1 million. What kind of home could you afford with S$1 million in Singapore? Tokyo? San Francisco? For …

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