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....

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...

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...

PM Lee’s CNY Message: Illustrated With Gifs and Pictures

PM Lee: hardworking even while in hospital PM Lee released his Chinese New Year message yesterday (17 February). The message contains 15 paragraphs, so it may be too lengthy for some to read while sitting awkwardly on your relative's couch. Instead, we've distilled and embellished the letter with pictures and gifs. Enjoy. 1....

Khaw Boon Wan Posts Facebook Status About Vertigo, Realises That Netizens Are Not Very...

Netizens and their rude comments can verti-go away Minister Khaw had a bit of sickness last night (16 February), it seems. Source However, instead of finding concern from fellow Facebookers, Minister Khaw found the worst of netizens instead. He must be wondering why he didn't get the outpouring of support that PM...

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...

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...

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