Are Singaporeans Suffering From A LKY Hangover?

Duo arrested for illegal public assembly, netizens have no sympathy On 4 April, two men clad in identical red hoodies were arrested for holding up placards with the words "You can’t silence the people" and "Injustice" outside the Istana for half an hour, after requests from the police to stop...

Civil Service Sector To Stop Discrimination Against Non-Degree Holders

Government makes good on not needing a degree in Singapore For as long as anyone can remember, the focus in the workforce has always been about having a degree -- and the civil service sector is one of the biggest offenders. A graduate degree holder automatically receives a higher rank than a...

Veteran Chiam See Tong Will Not Be Running For GE2015

The 80-year-old makes clear that he is not retiring The Singapore People's Party (SPP) and Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) finally revealed their joint team for Bishan-Toa Payoh Group Representation Constituency Sunday morning (30 Aug), but the focus wasn't entirely on them. Instead, everybody was more concerned on what a certain stroke-addled 80-year-old...

Sample Counts Of Votes Will Reveal Results Sooner For 2015 General Election

Singaporeans will be able to know GE results earlier than previous election No more waiting past midnight just for the results. Singaporeans can now get an indication of the expected results on the polling date (11 Sep) this upcoming General Election (GE). The Elections Department (ELD) announced that there will be...

Politics In 5 Minutes: Political Parties And Their Social Media Movements, 29 August

Counting down; 3 days to Nomination Day; 13 days to Polling Day. Yesterday, we reported about the various parties' social media happenings here. What could they be up to today? People's Action Party PAP launched its manifesto today. https://www.facebook.com/pap.sg/videos/1099530673391665/ They also "pledge to continue to work with you, for you, and for Singapore". https://www.facebook.com/pap.sg/videos/1099164390094960/ Can the PAP "keep...

74-Year-Old Goh Chok Tong Still Wants To Stand For The Coming General Election

He heeds the call of the people as always! Today (4 August), Emeritus Senior Minister (ESM) Goh Chok Tong revealed the team that the PAP will likely field in the Marine Parade GRC on MParader that contains a pleasant surprise. Nope, the absence of Member of Parliament (MP) Tin Pei Ling and the...

DPM Tharman Sheds Light On “Secret” Ministerial Committees While Urging Trust In Government

DPM Tharman Shanmugaratnam Speaks Up On Ministerial Committees Much has been said about the alleged secretive ministerial committee that was set up over the fate of 38 Oxley Road. Following Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) Teo Chee Hean’s statement and Minister for Law K. Shanmugam’s Facebook post defending the integrity of this...

Kenneth Jeyaretnam Demands For Tanjong Pagar By-Election

The man says it's unconstitutional to dawdle for more than 3 months In a blog post first published 13 April, Reform Party chief Kenneth Jeyaretnam expressed and explained the pressing need to call for a by-election in Tanjong Pagar. MustShareNews breaks his blog post down into 5 bite-sized points. 1. The death...

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,...

TOC Editor Notifies Police Over Vivian Balakrishnan’s Violation Of Cooling-Off Day

  According to Channel NewsAsia, Dr Vivian has said that the post was accidental, and is the result of a "bug". The Facebook post was originally uploaded on 4 Sept, and had been auto-posting since then. The tweet was sent out along with the Facebook post, since both social media...

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