8 People Who Didn’t Wish PM Lee A Speedy Recovery (And Why)

Too busy, accidentally forgot, or did things just get personal? Well-wishes have poured in for PM Lee, who will be undergoing an operation to remove his prostate gland today (16 February) at Singapore General Hospital. However, we also noticed certain people/ministries/political parties who failed to make their well-wishes on Facebook. We...

MOM’s Reply To The Thaipusam Debate Is The Classiest Thing You’ll Read All Day

Ministry of Manpower weighs in on Thaipusam Holiday decision with aplomb After a series of forum letters and even a petition, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has decided to respond to recent calls to reinstate Thaipusam as a national holiday. And the letter written by Alvin Tan, Divisional Director of...

SDP Behaves Like Spoilt Child And Insults Malays In Letter

Was that letter really necessary? SDP published an open letter to Malay newspaper Berita Harian (BH) yesterday (12 February) addressed to its editor. We originally thought SDP was going to bring up some serious issues, but found out that the letter was more like a nine-year-old child sulking that he had...

The Best From Parliament: Mud-Slinging Style

The drama continues Parliament has just been adjourned to this afternoon (13 February). The current hot topic being debated is on the Aljunied-Hougang-Punggol East Town Council's (AHPETC) messy financial accounts and poor governance. Representatives have traded barbs, and we're rating comments from both sides. PAP: Source 1. 'If PAP had made the same mistakes, do you think...

Khaw Boon Wan Comes Down Hard On Workers’ Party

The nasty consequences of unkempt financial accounts: Part 1 Parliament sittings always promise to be full of excitement and drama, especially with the presence of the opposition Workers' Party (WP). Who could forget the mouth-watering clash between WP chief Low Thia Khiang and PAP leader Lee Hsien Loong? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KghZmVwoanA WP has now...

Is M. Ravi’s Bipolar Disorder Connected to LawSoc Dismissal?

M. Ravi declared unfit to practice law by Law Society of Singapore M. Ravi, human rights lawer, has been in the spotlight recently, but not always for the right reasons. A video of him taking issue with Roy Ngerng not appearing in court appeared online, and he held a press conference,...

Calvin Cheng Claims That TRS Readers Are Law-Breakers

Calvin Cheng has discovered why people commit crimes Calvin Cheng was a Nominated Member of Parliament (NMP) for just two years: 18 July 2009 – 19 April 2011. However, he seems to have taken to the tag really well; his Facebook page URL is still http://www.facebook.com/calvinchengnmp, four years after having left the post. The fashion...

13 Secrets We Found Out From Tan Chuan-Jin’s Instagram

A picture can tell a thousand words Fact Check: Tan Chuan-Jin, Manpower Minister has 992 posts and 2.8k followers. Although Minister Tan is quite low-profile (read: no Chan Chun Sing or Huffington Post saga), we managed to use our high level of psychic skills to predict his personality. So here are 12...
These 10 laws make no sense whatsoever

10 Actual Singapore Laws That Need To Be Removed Because 2017

These 10 laws make no sense whatsoever With the alcohol bills proving to be silly, we discuss 10 other laws so daft, you will be having an aneurysm afterwards. 1. The Medishield Life premiums law We've covered the new ridiculous law here, but in case you're allergic to clicking on links: you have to...

What’s Really Happening In Aljunied-Hougang-Punggol East

The AGO has released their audit findings on AHPETC's accounts The full audit findings from the Auditor-General's Office (AGO) on AHPETC's accounts was finally released yesterday (9 February), after a lot of arguments between WP chairman Sylvia Lim and Minister of State Desmond Lee over Aljunied-Hougang-Punggol East Town Council (AHPETC)'s account management. AHPETC had an...

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