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...

Timeless Quotes From Our 12 Beloved Ministers

The good, bad and questionable quotes from our lovely ministers 1. Lee Hsien Loong Source On Singaporeans being fickle:  "When people say they don't want a nanny state they are, in fact, in a conflicted state of mind.  On the one hand, they want to do whatever they want and not be stopped....

Remembering Chiam See Tong: 80 Years Strong

His contribution to opposition politics was immense Chiam See Tong turns 80 today (12 March). Singapore's younger generation might not know much about this brave political figure, but MustShareNews would like to pay tribute to him with this post, in the hope that more acknowledge what he has done for Singapore. Background Source Chiam See...

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...

How Are Our Ministers’ Salaries Calculated?

Kaching! Kaching! Kaching! Ever wondered how those multi-million dollar ministerial salaries are calculated? Well, Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean has spilled the beans in the 2015 Committee of Supply (COS) debate in Parliament. The background The government drew up some ground rules as to how a minister's salary should be like....

19 Forgotten Political Prisoners Of The Past

19 people worth remembering but sadly, nearly forgotten These 19 people were all imprisoned, some for Operation Coldstore, others for their art. However, they have one major similarity: our school history books have forgotten all about them. In remembrance of these people, many who were detained under the Internal Security Act (ISA), here...

13 Controversies Of Lee Kuan Yew

Lee Kuan Yew, no stranger to controversy While he may have developed Singapore from economic backwaters to a First World Country, Mr. Lee Kuan Yew still had his fair share of controversies. A man of his status might have been revered by many, there are also many dissidents who want to bring him down. We...

5 Reasons Why The Budget 2015 Is More Conservative Than You Think

Economists dispute claims of left-leaning Budget 2015 In the Parliament debate about the Budget 2015 last week (3 March), MPs Tin Pei Ling, Hri Kumar and NMP Chia Yong Yong raised concerns about the Government's perceived social spending and its sustainability in the long run. In response, articles have appeared on...

What The Workers’ Party Said In Parliament

A brief summary of their Parliamentary speeches Mainstream media does not typically report much on what the Workers' Party politicians say in Parliament. In order to provide a more even coverage of the ongoing debate, MustShareNews has compiled the main points on what they had to say. 1. On the Budget direction Sylvia...

M Ravi Is The Chillest Dude Out On Campaign Walkabouts

M Ravi walks around Ang Mo Kio GRC, makes a ton of friends Human Rights Lawyer M Ravi has been spending lots of time on walkabouts around Ang Mo Kio, after announcing he's contesting for the Group Representation Constituency (GRC) in the upcoming General Elections. He has also been posting videos...

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