6 Mixed-Heritage People Who May Be Blocked By The Community Committee From Running For...

Committee To Judge Ethnicity Singapore's parliament is again trying to tweak the system that determines our Elected Presidency (EP), by introducing a panel known as the "Community Committee" to certify presidential candidates' ethnicity. The proposed panel will be composed of a chairman and three sub-committees (Malay, Chinese and Indian & other...

ESM Goh Chok Tong Drops LKY Reference In Sassy Ministerial Pay Post

ESM Goh Chok Tong Has "No Plans To Do A Mahathir" Mr Goh Chok Tong, our Emeritus Senior Minister (ESM), has sought to debunk "public perception" that he's paid a "ministerial salary". This comes in the wake of government website Factually's recent article about "online falsehoods" concerning ministerial pay. Mr Goh cheekily...

How Are Our Ministers’ Salaries Calculated?

Kaching! Kaching! Kaching! Ever wondered how those multi-million dollar ministerial salaries are calculated? Well, Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean has spilled the beans in the 2015 Committee of Supply (COS) debate in Parliament. The background The government drew up some ground rules as to how a minister's salary should be like....

Here’s How Political Parties Can Benefit From 5 Electoral Boundaries Changes

EBRC's report seems like a pretty sweet deal The Electoral Boundaries Review Committee (EBRC) just released the Electoral Boundaries report earlier today (24 July). This is the new electoral map for your reference. Source MustShareNews look at the changes to the Electoral Boundaries and examine how the political parties can take advantage. 1. Joo...

Chen Show Mao Reveals He Asked PM A Question 3 Times Before Speaker Halimah...

Chen Show Mao Asks PM Lee A Question 3 Times Before Answer Arrives In a parliamentary sitting on Tuesday (Aug 1), Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said he would expect a minister to take court action for defamation if he was accused of improper conduct, "unless there are other special considerations”,...

GE 2015: 12 Best Quotes From The Day 7 Rallies

Can you believe it's been a week? People's Action Party Teo Chee Hean on fatherhood "It's been a lovely 18 years. Some of the babies I have cuddled have grown, and are probably here!" Sun Xueling "We, the PAP have been with you a long time; like an old couple." PAP are really going strong...

Najib Says Cops Raided His Fridge For Chocolates, M’sians Organise #Chocs4cops Event

#Chocs4cops Movement Born After Najib Complains That Cops Raided His Fridge For Chocolates Ex-Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has been in the spotlight lately. But no one could have predicted the birth of a hilarious #chocs4cops movement, stemming from one his complaints. Najib says police stole chocolates from his fridge During one of...

The Blur Sotong’s Guide To The Reform Party

Everything you wanted to know about the Reform Party This is the first in a series of articles going through the parties contesting in the General Elections. Today, our favourite (when cooked) Blur Sotong has returned to ask questions because he lost his way while trying to attend the unveiling of...

5 Ways Inderjit Singh Could Have Stepped Down And Prevented The Wrath Of Defence...

Defence Minister Was Peeved by MP's Facebook Post Following the announcement of Electoral Boundaries, Inderjit Singh, Member of Parliament (MP) of Ang Mo Kio Group Representation Constituency (GRC) announced his intention to step down as a MP and informed the public that he will not be running in the coming General Election. Problem...

8 Things We Learnt From K Shanmugam’s ‘A Day In The Life Of…’ Video

K Shanmugam's "A Day in the Life of a Minister" reminds us that he's not Superman This video (posted by Mr Shanmugam yesterday on his Facebook page) is basically 12 minutes of our Minister of Law and Foreign Affairs working his ass off. Yes, it doesn't sound too far off from...

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