4G Leaders Can’t Command Respect Like “LKY Generation”, Says Netizen

Netizen's Nostalgic Post About Lee Kuan Yew's Generation Leaders Goes Viral A man named Gerard Ong recently shared his take on why our 4G leaders can't command the same amount of respect as LKY's generation. Here's what he had to say in a lengthy 1000-word recount posted on Saturday (29 Aug). We...

4 Merged JCs To Bid Campuses Goodbye, 1.5 Years After MOE’s Shocking Decision

Merged JC Uniforms & Logos Ready For 2019 Launch Serangoon JC's sale of 30th anniversary merch, may not seem like a big deal to you. Source But this will probably be their last ever celebration -- as the school readies itself for a merger with Anderson JC next year. It's been almost a...

K Shanmugam Praises Fandi & Sons For Prioritising National Service Over Football

Fandi Ahmad's Sons Completed National Service Before Pursuing Football Law Minister K Shanmugam has finally shared his thoughts on the Ben Davis debate. In a low-key sneaky way. Apparently, he had a key role in ensuring Fandi Ahmad's son - Ikhsan Fandi - was enlisted early to serve his National Service...

Tiong Bahru Residents Fear Re-Zoning Will Worsen Noise & Parking Woes

Urban Redevelopment Authority's Move To Re-Zone Tiong Bahru Businesses Unpopular With Residents Tiong Bahru -- home to snaking lanes of hipster cafés, bakeries, post-colonial era buildings and streets named after philanthropists. Source We often forget that Singapore's first public housing estate is also home to actual residents. Given the influx of new businesses,...

Singapore Had The World’s Best Cybersecurity In 2017: United Nations

Singapore Topped UN's Global Cybersecurity Index In 2017, But We Still Got Hacked Singapore is still dealing with the aftermath of the massive SingHealth data breaches. With SingHealth announcing that they'll be delinking internet access at all public healthcare sectors and setting up a Committee Of Inquiry on Monday (23 Jul). But few people...

While Deferment Debate For Male Athletes Rages On, Women Get To “Experience” NS For...

2D1N NS Experience Is Eye-Opening For Women As Deferment Debate Rages On Talk about an action-packed 2 days. Between 1 and 2 September, women in Singapore will have a once-in-a-lifetime chance to experience National Service (NS) at Maju Camp. From handling a SAR 21 to tasting combat rations, participants will be able...

4 Ways MINDEF’s Stance On Ben Davis Affects The Future Of Singapore Sports

How MINDEF's Unwavering Stance On National Service Impacts Singapore Sports So everybody probably knows Ben Davis, who recently signed a 2-year contract with the Premier League Fulham Football Club, has had his National Service (NS) deferment request rejected. The Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) released 2 statements explaining why it had rejected...

Deliveroo Low-Key Stopped Giving Us Plastic Forks & Spoons A Month Ago, But Nobody...

Deliveroo Confirms New Opt-In Plastic Cutlery Policy, In Bid To Use Less Plastic In Singapore For our past 3 food deliveries from Deliveroo, we noticed that plastic cutlery sets were conspicuously missing from our packages. Source As it was unlikely that our rider got quick-fingered for plastic forks and spoons of all...

Should Singapore Be Worried As Mahathir Cosies Up To Indonesia?

Mahathir's Visit To Jakarta Says A Lot About The State Of Singapore-Malaysia Relations It wasn't as momentous as the recent Trump-Kim Summit, but this week's meeting between Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad and Indonesian President Joko Widodo was certainly significant. Mr Widodo rolled out the red carpet for Dr Mahathir, who was...

Mahathir Calls Singapore Water Agreement “Too Costly”. Does Not Address Treated Water Subsidy

Mahathir Says Malaysia's Water Agreements With Singapore Are "Too Costly", But Are They Really? It's tiring to repeat. Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad seems bent on reviving Malaysia's long-standing water dispute with Singapore again. Source In an interview on Friday (22 Jun) , he said the 1962 Water Agreement, due to expire in...

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