LKY Is On Life Support, Because That’s What Mechanical Ventilation Is

Singapore media insists on using 'mechanical ventilation' over 'life support' As you probably know by now, former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew is in Singapore General Hospital (SGH) after being admitted for severe pneumonia. On Thursday (26 February), the Prime Minister's Office confirmed that Mr Lee remains on mechanical ventilation,...

George Yeo Has Kept A Low Profile Since The 2011 Elections – Where Are...

George Yeo, keeping a low profile ever since 2011's defeat This post is part of a running series about the General Elections. It's been four years since our favourite Minister George Yeo left the political scene. Yeo was ousted in the 2011 General Election by the Low Thia Khiang led Workers' Party....

The Internet Reacts To LKY Demise Rumours

Rumours of former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew's death untrue, again Yesterday (25 February), unverified rumours regarding the demise of Mr Lee Kuan Yew's death erupted over the internet. The Prime Minister's Office issued a statement today (26 February) clarifying that the ex-Prime Minister is still in the Intensive Care...

A Layman’s Perspectives On Budget 2015

Thoughts about the 2015 Budget from a man on the street This year's Budget took on an interesting approach atypical of a potential General Election year, as previous GE year Budgets have had huge payouts. On the surface, there was a lot to cheer for, with help mainly going to the lower-income...

Chee Soon Juan Strikes Again With Another Opinion Piece

The Huffington Post really loves Chee Soon Juan Believe it or not, Chee Soon Juan has written yet another opinion piece to the Huffington Post. Source Of course, Chee doesn't miss the chance to pinpoint the shortcomings of the ruling PAP government. We condense the juiciest bits here in this post: 1. On...

12 Classic Internet Reactions To The 2015 Budget

What do Singaporeans and FTs really think about the Budget? Budget 2015 was delivered by Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam yesterday (23 February). There were a whole host of initiatives presented; some of which were yay, some were nay, and others were meh. However, comments from netizens never fail to make us...

8 Books That Should Have Been Literature Texts Too

Singapore's literature curriculum reimagined Young fans of The Hunger Games, delight in this new piece of news: Singapore Chinese Girls' School (SCGS) has made the book a literature text for their Secondary 2 students. Source Yup, the popular best-selling book will be making its debut alongside literature veteran The Merchant of Venice....

17 Reactions To The 2015 Budget

Yay or Nay? Here are the reactions to this year's #SGBudget2015 ...in gifs, because there are too many words and numbers. Maybe you fell asleep while listening to Minister of Finance Tharman Shanmugaratnam's 3-hour speech. Well, all you want to know is whether the proposed changes are good for you, right? These...

Filmmaker Martyn See Accuses MP Dr Lam Pin Min Of Sedition

Martyn See planning to file complaint against MP for sedition Film-maker Martyn See has written an open letter on his Facebook page addressed to Member of Parliament (MP) Dr Lam Pin Min, accusing him of allegedly committing offenses under the Sedition Act and for Contempt of Court. The post in question was...

Khaw Boon Wan Almost Predicted Last Week’s 4D Results

Khaw Boon Wan: Minister by day, psychic by night We now know what Minister of National Development Khaw Boon Wan would be if he wasn't a minister. He'd make a pretty good psychic, and maybe even take over that zodiac predictions guy who turns up on Channel 8 every Lunar New Year. This...

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