8 Things We Learnt From Lee Wei Ling’s Latest Commentary About ‘Papa’

The elusive professor weighs in on the Oxley Road bungalow debate Dr Lee Wei Ling has been quite the frequent contributor to The Straits Times, the latest with an article about her dear 'Papa'. In her submission published in The Sunday Times (19 April), the professor at the National Neuroscience Institute weighs...

Vincent Wijeysingha Singapore’s First Openly Gay Politician – Where Are They Now: Part 3

Wijeysinga holds the record for being the first openly gay politician This post is part of a running series about the General Elections. Vincent Wijeysingha was a former Singapore politician with the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) from 2010 to 2013 and is predominantly known as Singapore's first gay politician. He campaigned with...

TOC Somehow Raises $41,000 For GE Coverage

220 contributors and $41,000 in donations is pretty impressive Alternative news site The Online Citizen started a fundraiser on 16 February, in preparation for the upcoming General Elections (GE) which they believe to be this year. According to The Opinion Collaborative Ltd, which The Online Citizen is part of, they do...

12 Li Shengwu Facts You Never Knew About Lee Kuan Yew’s Grandson

Li Shengwu, Lee Kuan Yew's grandson Unless you've been living under a rock, you should already have heard of Li Shengwu by now. The eldest son of Lee Hsien Yang delivered a well-written eulogy for Mr. Lee Kuan Yew at a private service at Mandai Crematorium. In fact, the eulogy was...

Lui Tuck Yew Thinks That Trains Have Improved By 25%

Compared to statistics that are three years old, that is During the Parliament sitting yesterday (13 April), Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew said that he had ordered the LTA and SMRT to " get to the bottom of the recent disruptions". This was in response to MP Lee Bee Wah's...

14 Points From PM Lee’s Ministerial Speech About How To Honour LKY

38 Oxley Road will not be demolished. Yet. The matter of 38 Oxley Road, the house where Lee Kuan Yew stayed during his lifetime, was brought up for debate after calls were made to preserve the home as a museum and memorial. In response, Dr. Lee Wei Ling and Lee Hsien...

12 Li Hongyi Facts That You Never Knew About PM Lee’s Second Son

Li Hongyi, the second son of PM Lee For some people, they have probably never taken notice of Li Hongyi, until he gave a eulogy at Mr. Lee Kuan Yew's funeral. In case you didn't know, 28-year-old Li Hongyi is the second son of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and...

Ho Kwon Ping Suggests Blurring Racial Categorisations, But Doing So Isn’t Such A Good...

S R Nathan Fellow thinks that CIMO categorisations are oversimplistic S R Nathan Fellow and executive chairman of Banyan Tree Holdings Ho Kwon Ping has suggested that Singapore's Chinese-Malay-Indian-Other (CMIO) categorisation has become redundant and insufficient to group society today. This is largely due to the increasingly vocal and diverse society. He feels that the CMIO...

Does CNA Agree That PM Lee’s Cabinet Merry-Go-Round Has Elections In Mind?

Calculated, precise, and accurate; elections may be called by year-end In case you guys don't know, PM Lee recently did some reshuffles to his Cabinet. Although such movements are not very rare (this is PM's fifth reshuffle ever since the 2011 General Elections), analysts think that this time, there's a deeper...

PM Lee Plays Merry-Go-Round With His Cabinet Comrades

Promotions, hellos, and goodbyes in store Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced a couple of changes to the Cabinet yesterday (April 8). This is PM's fifth reshuffle since the 2011 General Elections. Source Here is a quick summary of the merry-go-round: who's in and who's out. 1. Masagos Zulkifli Source Previously: Senior Minister of State for...

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