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What we should consider now about Malay rights
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by Terence Tan Just came back from a conference about ASEAN volunteerism in Bangkok, and for what it’s worth, I’m still glad we can discuss about the Malay world openly like this. It’s what I love about being Singaporean. Now that the jig Read More

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Walkover 2017: Protest the Process, Not the Person 
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Several to-be-participants of the sit-in protest at Hong Lim Park have issued a statement on their views on the process of the elected presidency and also their concerns over the comments made over Mdm Halimah Yacob’s appointment as the Elected President being the Read More

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Dr Tan Cheng Bock to turn up at Hong Lim Park for silent sit-in protest, in solidarity with Singaporeans
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Dr Tan Cheng Bock, or commonly known as the person blocked by the recent amended Elected Presidency, has announced that he will be turning up at the Silent Sit-In protest held at Hong Lim Park today from 4.30pm to 6.30pm, to show solidarity with Singaporeans Read More

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What you can learn from how wealthy people spend their money
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by ValuePenguin.sg You’ve probably thought about it at least once before: if you earn a lot of money, what would you spend it on? You could buy all the things you’ve ever wanted, try dining at a fancy restaurant or even go on Read More

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Halimah ignored the issues brought up by her detractors and refuse to give answers to them
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A Straits Times article, “No let-up in online criticism of uncontested election” by Tham Yuen-C. an assistant Political Editor wrote on the online criticism of uncontested Presidential Election which saw Mdm Halimah Yacob, the sole candidate who received the Certificate of Eligibility, to be declared Read More

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Singaporeans should not allow a reserved Presidency to devalue what we hold dear
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A Straits Times article, “No let-up in online criticism of uncontested election” by Tham Yuen-C. an assistant Political Editor wrote on the online criticism of uncontested Presidential Election which saw Mdm Halimah Yacob, the sole candidate who received the Certificate of Eligibility, to be declared Read More

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White Cane Community Day event to promote a deeper understanding of the visually impaired community
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Guide Dogs Singapore Ltd (GDS) will be holding its first ever White Cane Community Day event to be held in Westgate on Saturday, 30 September 2017. Supported by Westgate and NHG Eye Institute at Tan Tock Seng Hospital. The White Cane Community Day seeks Read More

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Citizens treated no more than a pawn in a game of chess after 50 years of PAP rule
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by Khan Osman Sulaiman I was upset when the government disguise condescension as affirmative action. I was distraught that my community was taken as a pawn in a political manoeuvring. I was disappointed that I can’t partake in democracy when there’s a walkover. Now Read More

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Dr Tan Cheng Bock: Walkover troubles Singaporeans
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Dr Tan Cheng Bock, former People’s Action Party Member of Parliament and Presidential Candidate in the Presidential Election 2011 has posted his congratulations to Mdm Halimah Yacob, who was announced President Elect today after no other candidates qualify to stand in the Presidential Read More

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This injustice that has been visited upon us will not be forgotten
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by Lim Tean Long years ago , our Nation was conceived on the ideals set out in our Pledge . Every child from a tender age learns the hallowed words ” We the citizens of Singapore , pledge ourselves as one united people Read More

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