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SDP launches manifesto, The Way Forward, ahead of upcoming general elections

On 28 September, the Singapore Democratic Party unveiled their manifesto for the upcoming general elections (GE) in the form of a book entitled, The Way Forward. The manifesto is a declaration of the SDP’s visions and policies for Singapore which includes the party’s policies on housing, healthcare, cost of living, education, and more. The manifesto is available for purchase for …

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PMD in fatal Bedok collision was unregistered and did not comply with regulations on weight and width limits, says LTA

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has revealed that the personal mobility device (PMD) involved in the recent fatal collision in Bedok exceeded the weight and width limits for public paths. The LTA said on Thursday (26 September) that investigations revealed that the e-scooter was not compliant with regulations and was unregistered, adding that it should not have been used on …

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Facebook post about compulsory course on foreign interference is inaccurate says NUS

On Wednesday (25 September), a Facebook page called NUSSU – NUS Student’s United claimed that the National University of Singapore (NUS) was implementing compulsory courses on foreign interference. The post said that the courses were compulsory for NUS Students’ Union and other student leaders, following the recently cancelled Yale-NUS programme by playwright Alfian Sa’at called ‘Dissent and Resistance in Singapore’. …

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Netizens point out the irony of PM Lee telling world leaders to ‘resolve differences calmly and peacefully’

We should try our best to resolve our differences calmly and peacefully, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at the United Nations (UN) event on Tuesday (24 September). The event, Leadership Matters – Relevance of Mahatma Gandhi in the Contemporary World, was hosted by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Gandhi’s birth. In his speech, …

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