Opinion

Mixed reactions from netizens over enforcement officer’s action of kicking errant rider off his PMD to stop him

On Tuesday (10 December) a video captured by a vehicle’s dashcam saw an enforcement officer kicking a Personal Mobility Device (PMD) rider off his device along Bedok Reservoir Road. Due to the impact of the kick, the rider was seen flying onto the asphalt road. This shocking footage was shared by community-run traffic website, ROADS.sg. on Tuesday. According to the …

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Online users slam MOE for providing misleading statistics and poor justification on scholarships for foreign students from India

It was reported that scholars from India under scholarships administered by the Ministry of Education (MOE) would be arriving in Singapore this month and next month. They are essentially scholarship holders of A*STAR Youth Scholarship and SIA Youth Scholarship. Some would be going to Sec 3 while others to pre-university 1. Since the announcement, there has been a constant buzz …

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Without patriotism, there can be no good governance in Singapore

by Joseph Nathan There are obvious discrepancies in some of our Free Trade Agreements “FTAs” that are detrimental to the well being of Singaporeans. Despite much feedbacks and criticisms, our current 4G politicians seem to prefer being oblivious to these issues rather than solving them. Over time, these issues became protracted and contentious when more Singaporeans find themselves being displaced …

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“Majulah Singapura ”, our National Anthem

by Khush Chopra Our National motto is “Majulah Singapura ” which is the title of our National Anthem. Our National Anthem has been described as “a musical expression of Singapore’s identity as a nation”. It is a rousing and uplifting piece of sacred vocal music that has very special importance to us Singaporeans. On Tuesday 3 December 2019, two renditions …

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Ministry of Transport decides to run Cross Island Line under Central Catchment Nature Reserve despite risk of damaging pristine forest habitats

The Ministry of Transport has announced yesterday that it will run Cross Island Line (CRL) under Central Catchment Nature Reserve (CCNR) instead of skirting round the nature reserve to prevent possible damage to the existing ecology. The CRL was announced back in 2013 as a new 50km long train line that to “improve the connectivity, accessibility and coverage for the …

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