Correspondent

MP Baey declines to comment on his grassroots leader involved in illegal floor construction

In a media report today, Building and Construction Authority (BCA) and Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) have condemned the construction of an illegal floor in an industrial building by ZACD Investments belonging to a grassroots leader, Stanley Yeo, and his wife. “The extensive unauthorised floor is a blatant breach of the regulations. Such contraventions will not be tolerated,” BCA and URA …

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ST quoting Edelman’s survey: 67 per cent of Singaporeans trust the Government

Quoting the 2019 Edelman Trust Barometer survey, local media, the Straits Times published a front page news today saying that Singaporeans’ trust in the government as well as the mainstream media has gone up (‘Singaporeans’ trust up in Government and media: Survey‘, 18 Mar). “The 2019 Edelman Trust Barometer – a survey of people’s sentiment about four key institutions in …

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Senior commanders reprimanded when things go wrong in Israeli and Taiwanese military but not SAF

On Thursday (14 Mar), Secretary-General of People’s Voice Party Tean Lim shared a link on Facebook reporting about how the Israeli Defence Force (IDF) Chief-of-Staff Lieutenant-General Aviv Kochavi punished the entire chain of command after a training death occurred two months ago. In January, IDF Sergeant Evyatar Yosefi drowned in the Hilazon stream during a navigation exercise after a strong …

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Filipino on S-Pass: We are humans who have families to support

Singapore Business Review (SBR) published an article last Mon (‘Singapore’s foreign workers left in limbo amidst tighter manpower rules‘, 4 Mar) highlighting that foreigners working in Singapore are “left in limbo” after the recent announcement by the Singapore government to cut work pass quota. During the recent budget debate, Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced a cut in the foreign …

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