Opinion

Paying more to Ministers so that they become too big to fall?
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Tan Wah Piow The scalp of Khaw Boon Wan, the Singapore’s accident-prone Minister for Transport, is demanded by the opposition Singapore Democratic Party, and many netizens. This call was made following a train collision* on 15 November that injured 29 people, followed Read More

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K Shanmugam’s statement for Minister Khaw gets slammed by citizens for not reflecting reality
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

In a Channel News Asia report dated 16 November (Thursday), Minister for Home Affairs K Shanmugam was quoted saying that he was “confident” that Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan will be able to “sort things out” following Wednesday’s (Nov 15) train collision at Joo Read More

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Public deserves a full account of what is going on in the MRT system
By Ghui Published on by Ghui 0

by Ghui The issues that have plagued Singapore’s Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) in the last few years are nothing new. Despite the many statements that have been made, the problems appear unabated. In fact, they seem to be getting worse. First were the Read More

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Singaporeans should have confidence and faith that the legal system will do the right thing
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Jas Ning Li Shengwu claimed that “the Singapore government is very litigious and has a pliant court system” when he referred to the constraints of what the media can report on the matter surrounding the public dispute of his family. Does the Read More

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Can the Worker’s Party reinvent itself?
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by David Lim Now that Low Thia Kiang has announced that he is stepping down as Secretary-General of the Worker’s Party, paving an open pathway for leadership renewal, and offering an opening for some directional change, a key question remains whether the party can Read More

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Things always happen after Khaw opens his big mouth
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Chen GJ 15 November morning, I was riding the MRT towards Joo Koon from Pioneer. I was at the front cabin of the train that almost reached Joo Koon MRT. At exactly 8.20 am, there was a loud bang, and a violent Read More

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WP achieved progress in spite of adverse political environment
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Tan Kwong Moh The Workers’ Party just celebrated its 60th anniversary on 3 Nov 2017 and launched a Commemorative Book (WALKING WITH SINGAPORE), to commemorate its achievements and progress for the past few decades. At the same time, Mr Low Thia Khiang Read More

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Top-down approach cannot fix SMRT culture issue
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by David Sim Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan, in his parliamentary speech, advocated a top-down approach to fix the negative work culture prevalent in SMRT. (“Right culture starts from the top”; 7 Nov) Indeed, the top management must set the right direction for the Read More

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‘Ah Boys to Men’. Ah Men to what?
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Lee Siew Peng I did not have the personal experience of being compelled to transition from ‘Ah Boys to Men’. I do have two brothers, one of whom graduated Officer Cadet School (OCS) and another who was a regular. I also remember with Read More

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The fault in our parliament
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Harish Karthick The writer would like to start this article of by firstly saying congratulations to our new President Mdm Halimah Yaccob and he is sure that the President will champion the causes of gender equality as Singapore’s first female President. It is Read More

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