Opinion

Time for LGBT community to be recognized as full-fledged members of society
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

by Philip A Rozario While Penal Code 377A remains part of the law of the land, it is indeed heartening to know that the Law and Home Affairs Minister, Mr. K. Shanmugam, recently reiterated the government stance against the harassment of any groups in Read More

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Going beyond symbols, honoring Lee Kuan Yew
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

by Benedict Wu The Straits Times recently published an article by Harvard Belfer Center Fellow Derwin Pereira on June 24th entitled “Symbol of the Singapore story”. In the piece, Mr Pereira compared the 38 Oxley Road house to that of the Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Read More

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Eleven questions that PSD could answer about its poll with public officers on the Lee family saga
By Leong Sze Hian Posted on by Leong Sze Hian 0

I refer to the article “PSD polling public officers on Oxley Road spat as allegations involve integrity of public sector” (Straits Times, Jun 28). It states that “The Public Service Division (PSD) is polling public officers about the ongoing spat between Prime Minister Read More

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38 Oxley Rd: Why now, not later?
By Leong Sze Hian Posted on by Leong Sze Hian 0

I refer to the articles “Indranee asks Lee Hsien Yang: Why the urgency to demolish Oxley Road house?” and “The possible options for 38, Oxley Road” (Straits Times, Jun 27). The latter states that “1. WHAT FINANCIAL INTEREST DOES LEE HSIEN LOONG HAVE IN Read More

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Personal consumption expenditure: S’pore 36%, Hong Kong 66% of GDP?
By Leong Sze Hian Posted on by Leong Sze Hian 0

I refer to the article “Singapore is falling behind Hong Kong, just do the math” (South China Morning Post, Jun 26). It states that “You divide the Singapore GDP figure by 3.4 million official Singapore citizens, ignoring the other 2.4 million inhabitants who Read More

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Inactive football clubs to close unless they rejoin S-League, or give up their cash machines
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

by Ten Leu-Jiun and Leong Sze Hian We refer to the article “Football: FAS going after inactive clubs with jackpot rooms” (Straits Times, Jun 25). It states that: “The new Football Association of Singapore (FAS) council has given the four inactive S-League clubs that Read More

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Did Lee Kuan Yew’s will “specifically accepts and acknowledges that demolition may not take place”?
By Leong Sze Hian Posted on by Leong Sze Hian 0

I refer to the article “Oxley Road dispute: Lee Kuan Yew’s final will ‘accepts’ Oxley house demolition may not take place, says Indranee Rajah” (Straits Times, Jun 23). The ST article reports on the comments made by Senior Minister of State for Law and Read More

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National Athletes receive $50 a month average from Sport Singapore?
By Terry Xu Posted on by Terry Xu 0

Based on the Singapore government agency Sport Singapore’s High Performance Sports (HPS) policy, there are national athletes who are receiving $600 a year or $50 a month on average under its SPEXTAG funding programme. This revelation was made today via a Facebook post by Read More

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Should Roy Ngerng seek a refund for defamation damages paid to PM Lee?
By Terry Xu Posted on by Terry Xu 0

A lingering question that some may have with the ongoing Lee family saga on social media is whether Mr Lee Hsien Loong, the current Prime Minister of Singapore, will sue his two siblings for making “unfortunate allegations” of him and the “absurd claim” that Read More

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Accusations of abuse of position and blurred lines between family and state, are matters of public interest, not 38 Oxley Road
By Ghui Posted on by Ghui 0

by Ghui I am heartened that some semblance of an open discussion is finally happening in relation to the 38 Oxley Road disagreement. DPM Teo Chee Hean yesterday issued a reply to a Straits Times article questioning the need for a Ministerial Committee Read More

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