Minister Koh Poh Koon Offers Explanation For ‘Wayang’ But Internet Says Nope

'Wayang King' We all make mistakes. If we're lucky enough, we're forgiven and "LGO" - life goes on. But if we're anything like Dr Koh Poh Koon, we aren't that fortunate. Especially after the Minister of State for the Ministry of National Development & Ministry of Trade and Industry was labelled a "Wayang...

Presidential Elections 2017: Opposition Parties Are Unsurprisingly Salty Over Unsurprising Presidential Walkover

Opposition Parties Have Their Say At The Presidential Walkover In a press release on Monday (11 Sept), the Elections Department had announced that only Madam Halimah Yacob would be receiving her Certificate of Eligibility having automatically qualified via her 3 years in political office. When the reserved presidential election was initially announced,...

5 Reasons Why Bukit Batok Is Such An Important Seat For The PAP

The Bukit Batok by-election is really a Chee Soon Juan vs PAP contest It is one day before cooling off day (6 May) and two days from polling day (7 May), and there is still no clear indicator on who will triumph at Bukit Batok -- we guess it will...

Netizens Are Taking Offence At DPM Tharman’s Comments On A “Better Singapore”

Netizens are furious with what DPM Tharman said on a "better Singapore" This is a government that is working very hard to build a better Singapore Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam These 14 seemingly politically-correct words from our Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) Tharman Shanmugaratnam triggered an avalanche of comments. Source DPM Tharman made the comment when the People's...

Hong Kong Protesters Ask Trump To Rescue Them; Sing US National Anthem For Help

When at wit's end, sing the US anthem.

Minister Chan Chun Sing Addressing Speaker Halimah Yacob As ‘Madam President’ Could Be A...

Chan Chun Sing In Parliament It was a momentous day in Parliament on Monday (Feb 6). Some changes to the way the coming presidential election will be carried out were announced, including the month it will be held (September) and changes to campaign rules to discourage divisive electioneering, reported The Straits...

7 Opposition Parties May Form Coalition Led By Ex-Presidential Hopeful Tan Cheng Bock

Former PAP MP Tan Cheng Bock Says He Won't Mind Fronting Opposition Coalition If Everyone Goes In As A Team Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) is spearheading ambitious plans to form a coalition led by former presidential candidate Tan Cheng Bock, aged 78 this year. Source In a move that will inevitably draw...

MP Darryl David Thinks That New Citizens’ Standard Of English Is Not Good Enough

Darryl David wants English proficiency to be mandatory for new citizens These newbie Minister of Parliaments (MP) sure know how to start with a bang. First it was Ong Ye Kung, and now it's Darryl David. Source Yesterday (26 Jan), MP Darryl suggested in his maiden speech to parliament that English proficiency and...

Son Of Former ISA Detainee Is Surprisingly Calm About LKY

Otto Fong sits down for an interview with Straits Times editor Otto Fong is the son of Fong Swee Suan, a former politician detained under the Internal Security Act in the infamous Operation Coldstore. Source Otto Fong was recently asked by a friend as to whether he would queue for eight hours...

Reform Party’s Jafri Basron Makes Sexist Comments Online, Baffled By Backlash

Jafri saves the world by maintaining the dignity of Singaporean women The next time you want to say something not so nice about someone/something, maybe it’s best you keep it to yourself. Or face the wrath of netizens. Former Reform Party member Jafri Basron found out the hard way. Source The social activist must...

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