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...

Reactions On Facebook To The HDB Elderly Abuse Video Gave Us Hope

The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) is currently investigating the case after the video was shared over 26,000 times by concerned netizens. Facebook User Apotecky Numero secretly shot a video of an elderly lady being abused which went viral yesterday (20 July). The elderly was sweeping the corridor at her flat on the...

Will You Queue 8 Hours To See LKY? These People Did.

First day for the public to pay respects and the crowd turnout is huge Mr Lee Kuan Yew's body was moved from Sri Temasek today to Parliament House, where his body will lie till Sunday for the public to pay their respects. Even before the procession was due to start, thousands had...

Our SG50 National Day Parade, In Numbers

We take a look at some of the numbers from our SG50 National Day Parade Our nation celebrated its 50th birthday on Sunday (9 Aug). Politicians put aside their differences, and Singaporeans, regardless of race, language or religion came together to celebrate this joyous moment in history. This tiny little island...

GE 2015: 14 Best Quotes From The Rallies Of 4 September

It was a night of personal attacks The third night of rallies was another exciting one, as parties didn't let up in their united pursuit of gaining votes. Here are some of the best things they said: Opposing with class and not with fire "We fire questions but we do not throw...

Khaw Boon Wan Admits To Oversight In Columbarium Issue

The naive assumption made that led to public unhappiness Future residents of the Fernvale Lea HDB flats were previously enraged by the revelation of plans that a columbarium would be built near their housing estate. Who wouldn't feel cheated if such important information was in the finest of fine print? Source However, the...

Vivian Balakrishnan Treats SBS & SMRT Staff To Breakfast, While Khaw Boon Wan Represents...

Vivian Balakrishnan, Teo Ho Pin, & Liang Eng Hwa Hold Breakfast Appreciation For Staff At Bukit Panjang Interchange Disruptions or not, you have to admit that the people over at SBS and SMRT don't exactly have the easiest job in the world. They sacrifice a lot and work tirelessly everyday just...

By The Minute: WP’s Jalan Besar Rally Moves To Education And Elderly

WP's string of rock concert rallies continue at Jalan Besar Yesterday (3 Sept) was only the second day of hustings, but Workers' Party (WP) rallies are turning out to be the place to catch a large group of people clad in largely light blue. Despite 2015 being WP contesting the area for...

Singaporean Footballers Kena Shoot For Not Dressing Properly At FAS Awards Ceremony

Upset Singaporean Writes In To Mainstream Media To Complain About Their Attires It's always important to dress appropriately no matter the event you're attending. This is especially so if said event - held at Marina Bay Sands nonetheless - was a formal awards ceremony dedicated to recognising outstanding achievements and showing...

18-Year-Old Singaporean Silat Exponent Wins Gold, Sheds Tears On Podium

The Hero Who Cried Source On 14 June, upon stepping up on the podium as the Champion of the Pencak Silat Class F, Muhammad Nur Alfian Juma'en broke into tears after being overwhelmed by his feelings. Now known as the Hero who cried, we explain why Nur Alfian's tears and victory matters...

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