Comparing The PMs: Lee Kuan Yew vs Lee Hsien Loong

11 points of comparison; we pit them head to head Lee Hsien Loong has it tough. He took over as leader of Singapore, living in the great shadow cast by his father and former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew. But how similar are they, or do they rule govern in the same...

Malaysian Sultan Wants Singaporeans To Move To Johor

Cheap home prices may prove to be the deciding factor The Sultan of Johor recently had an interview with Malaysian newspaper The Star at his swanky new residence that overlooks Singapore. According to the original article, the road on the way in had "several huge cages on both sides, with...

11 Things WikiLeaks Has On Singapore

The top eleven secrets you may not have known about Wikileaks is a journalistic organisation that publishes classified information and news leaks on its website. Although the more attention-grabbing documents are about the US', MustShareNews managed to find some pretty interesting bits about Singapore too. Source 1. We support the use of nuclear energy 23 December...

This Migrant Worker’s Poem Will Blow Your Mind

This is the beauty of a personally inspired poem If we say 'Bangladeshis', we bet the image of construction workers in those hard yellow hats is the first thing that pops into your mind. Source We were surprised when we first found out that some of these workers were actually university graduates. But the latest...

Robinsons’ Boss Complains About Singapore’s Shopping Malls

We have "far too many" malls that are all "similar" What sets the stores in ION Orchard apart from [email protected]? According to this man, not much. Source That man is Mr Kesri Kapur, regional head of the Al-Futtaim Group, which manages brands like Robinsons, John Little and Marks & Spencer. In an interview with TODAY, Kapur...

Our School Kids Are Sleep Deprived, But Parents Didn’t Know: Surprise!

Singapore is already #3 on the list of top sleep-deprived cities Channel NewsAsia recently ran a report saying that 4 in 10 lower primary school students show signs of sleep deprivation. Some of the telltale signs of sleep deprivation in children include: Source We here at MSN are guilty of the last...

Yishun Residents Complain About “Too Big” Bus Interchange

Complaints arise despite the "many hours" SMRT spent A new temporary bus interchange at Yishun has led to quite a number of complaints after its 14 March opening. This comes as the Land Transport Authority (LTA) is building the Yishun Integrated Hub slated to open in 2019. The temporary interchange...

Nicole Seah, The Youngest Politician Of The 2011 Elections – Where Are They Now:...

Nicole Seah, the youngest politician at the 2011 elections This post is part of a running series about the General Elections. Nicole Rebecca Seah was Singapore's youngest politician at the eventful 2011 General Elections, aged just 24 then. She contested the Marine Parade GRC under the National Solidarity Party (NSP). Seah resigned...

7 Things Workers’ Party Talked About In Parliament

The more interesting debate topics collated here The 2015 Committee of Supply (COS) debate took place from 5-13 March. The COS debate usually occurs after the Finance Minister outlines the Budget for the year, and lasts for seven or more days. Without having to read through all the speeches on the Workers' Party...

16 Must-See Photographs Of The Old Singapore

The National Archives of Singapore with their pretty pictures According to a Facebook post by PM Lee, the National Archives of Singapore has uploaded a collection of photographs and documents that require tagging and transcribing. MustShareNews dug into the collection and unearthed these 16 photographs of familiar objects, places, and people. 1. Lee...

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