Sonny Liew’s Graphic Novel Sells Out Despite (Or Because Of) NAC’s Grant Withdrawal

Haphazard National Arts Council indirectly boosts publicity for graphic novel Ever heard of the graphic novel The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye by comic artist Sonny Liew? Thanks to the National Arts Council's (NAC) sudden revoking of their arts grant to Liew's new graphic novel, you've definitely heard of it now,...

Ex-NTUC Chief Lim Swee Say Continues To Do NTUC Things As Minister of Manpower

Ex-labour chief continues to do labour chief stuff in new role as Minister of Manpower New Minister of Manpower Lim Swee Say has described his transition from NTUC secretary-general to working in the government in the manpower sector as being "seamless". He has been in the MOM in for a...

Alfian Sa’at Threatens To Sue Calvin Cheng But Doesn’t Really

A lot happened in 24 hours Okay, so we reported on ex-NMP Calvin Cheng's potentially defamatory post yesterday (28 May) about ISIS and Alfian Sa'at, but the real shitstorm did not ensue until after we'd published it. You might want to check that article out first before reading this one. Now,...

Ex-NMP Calvin Cheng Uses ISD Arrests To Equate Playwright Alfian Sa’at To ISIS Propaganda

Calvin Cheng takes advantage of ISD arrests to attack Alfian Sa'at It would appear that Calvin Cheng, outspoken social commentator and former Nominated Member of Parliament (NMP), does not like poet and playwright Alfian Sa'at very much. A post by Cheng called for the need to monitor prominent commentators, specifically Alfian...

7 Undeniable Reasons Why MyRepublic Is The SDP Of Telcos

MyRepublic bears quite a few similarities to a certain political party... In an interview with e27, CEO of prospective 4th telco MyRepublic, Malcolm Rodrigues, did not mince his words when talking about the existing telcos in Singapore, claiming that that they became too arrogant and comfortable. That got us to thinking, "Hmm,...

Controversial Law To Protect LKY’s Name Doesn’t Go Down Well With The Public

Good intentions, but is this law a step too far in the wrong direction? According to the Minister for Culture, Community, and Youth Lawrence Wong, the government has plans to introduce laws that will "protect the name and image" of Mr Lee Kuan Yew, who unfortunately passed away on 23...

PM Lee Confuses Everyone With Pregnancy Analogy To Describe Upcoming GE Date

A General Election is in the works, but PM Lee refuses to say when The General Elections (GE) are coming. That much is certain, according to Prime Minister (PM) Lee Hsien Loong when he appeared on "On Air With Minister", a radio show on Capital 95.8 FM. But PM Lee is a...

11 Things Singapore Politicians Got Up To In Paris

President Tony Tan and ministers go to France On Sunday (17 May), President Tony Tan, along with Minister of Transport Lui Tuck Yew, along with Minister of Communications and Information, Yaacob Ibrahim, and Minister of Parliament Baey Yam Keng landed in Paris for a week-long state visit in France. This visit...

That Pro-PAP Flyer Distributed Outside SIM Is Actually An Article On A Lifestyle Magazine

Freshgrads.sg is amused their article magically turned into a pro-PAP flyer A picture resembling a flyer was shared on the Hardware Zone forum and various alternative news portals, and was alleged to be a pro-PAP flyer being handed out by activists at the Singapore Institute of Management (SIM) last Saturday (16...

Goh Meng Seng Sets Up New Political Party To Challenge PAP

Yet another political party to be created? Yes. It didn't feel like that long ago when former presidential candidate Tan Jee Say set up his own very cute-looking political party, Singaporeans First. Yup, the one with the logo that looks like the Walls ice cream one. Source/Source But now, there's a new...

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