Vincent Wijeysingha Singapore’s First Openly Gay Politician – Where Are They Now: Part 3

Wijeysinga holds the record for being the first openly gay politician This post is part of a running series about the General Elections. Vincent Wijeysingha was a former Singapore politician with the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) from 2010 to 2013 and is predominantly known as Singapore's first gay politician. He campaigned with...

Yet Another Police Report Filed Against Amos Yee

Successful troll is successful Another morning, another police report. Amos Yee is now being accused of contempt of court by Lionel De Souza, a 72-year-old retired policeman who's now the assistant secretary of the PAP's Hougang branch. This is following his blog post asking for money to buy jelly, among other things...

TOC Somehow Raises $41,000 For GE Coverage

220 contributors and $41,000 in donations is pretty impressive Alternative news site The Online Citizen started a fundraiser on 16 February, in preparation for the upcoming General Elections (GE) which they believe to be this year. According to The Opinion Collaborative Ltd, which The Online Citizen is part of, they do...

Ex-Student Sues RGS And Demands Compensation For Pain And Suffering. You Read That Right.

RGS has described her allegations as 'frivolous'. Ooh. A former student of Raffles' Girls School (RGS) has sued them for failing to protect her from bullies and for forcing her to study overseas. Oh, the humanity! 18-year-old Cheryl Tan wants RGS to compensate her for her "pain and suffering" and the...

5 Ways To Best Remember Singapore’s History

The best way to commemorate our founding fathers could be a decision you make The future of remembering our little red dot's past is very much alive, and not only in Parliament. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong, and other experts wish for the public to...

NLB’s New Advisory Panel For Books Is Super Diverse

Panel set up following controversial removal of books After the fiasco involving the removal and pulping of gay penguin books from circulation in National Libraries, the National Library Board (NLB) has set up an independent consultative panel to advise on its review of library materials. This was on the advice of Minister Yaacob Ibrahim, who requested that...

Amos Yee Wants To Be The Next Roy Ngerng

Amos Yee is turning to crowd funding for his legal fees The self-styled iconoclast is back. Yesterday (14 April), Famous Amos himself, Amos Yee published a new blog post, calling for donations in order to fund his court fees, in order to continue "playing the game of thrones". Yes, Amos Yee is unrepentant, Yee-uphoric...

12 Li Shengwu Facts You Never Knew About Lee Kuan Yew’s Grandson

Li Shengwu, Lee Kuan Yew's grandson Unless you've been living under a rock, you should already have heard of Li Shengwu by now. The eldest son of Lee Hsien Yang delivered a well-written eulogy for Mr. Lee Kuan Yew at a private service at Mandai Crematorium. In fact, the eulogy was...

13 Best International Reactions To Cheryl’s Birthday

Cheryl's birthday is now being discussed worldwide Are you happy now, Cheryl? Now everyone's debating over your birth date, even though the solution has been found. And we aren't even your friends! From BuzzFeed to Reddit, the question set for Secondary 3 - 4 Math Olympiads left the world scratching their heads,...

Lui Tuck Yew Thinks That Trains Have Improved By 25%

Compared to statistics that are three years old, that is During the Parliament sitting yesterday (13 April), Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew said that he had ordered the LTA and SMRT to " get to the bottom of the recent disruptions". This was in response to MP Lee Bee Wah's...

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