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MINDEF’s rejection of Ben Davis’ NS deferment not only halts the youngster’s personal dream, but also the aspirations of the nation

The rejection of rising football star Benjamin Davis’s application to defer his National Service (NS) term by the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) will not only place the brakes on the youngster’s personal dreams, but also the hope of “thousands of Singaporeans” who dream of witnessing Singapore’s glory days in football, especially on an international level, said local technopreneur, Hazrul Azhar …

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Mixed public response on potential ripple effect across the Causeway

On 12 July, Executive Chairman and co-founder of Banyan Tree Limited Holdings, Mr Ho Kwon Ping warned that it would be a “foolish mistake” for Singaporeans to heed Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s suggestion that Singaporeans “must be tired of their government”.   Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad prophesised a ripple effect across the Causeway, merely weeks after Pakatan Harapan (PH, …

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Facebook posts about PAP walkabout at Tiong Bahru – who do you believe?

A circulated private Facebook post about how a citizen responded to the walkabout session carried out by Indranee Rajah, minister at the Prime Minister Office, has spurred the minister to respond to the claims in her Facebook page. The Facebook post wrote, Something spectacular happened this morning (Sunday, July 2018) in Tiong Bahru Market and Food Centre. MP for Tanjong …

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