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4 Things Ministers Said Over The Weekend

A compilation of quotes from Sunday by various ministers Some of Singapore's Ministers and Ministers of State were busy appearing in public on this past Sunday (18 January), and they had some interesting things to say about various matters which we should all really pay attention to. On research and development Source Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee...

Netizens Slam Chan Chun Sing’s Letter to Chee Soon Juan

A collection of the best comments on CCS's petty letter Minister for Social and Family Development Chan Chun Sing has waged war on opposition politician Chee Soon Juan of the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) in his letter to The Straits Times forum published today (16 January), calling Chee "disingenuous". The...

TODAY Attempts Alternate History, Regurgitates Anti-Communist Propaganda Instead

Local professor asks "what-if", refers to Social Studies textbook for answer In an op-ed published last month (10 December 2014), Kumar Ramakrishna, head of the Centre of Excellence for National Security at the S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, gave his view on what a communist victory in the 1950s would have meant...

PM Lee Makes Roy Ngerng $83,000 Richer + More Drama Enough For 10 Seasons...

Ngerng manages to crowdfund more than legal costs to be paid Roy Ngerng, Singaporean blogger at The Heart Truths was sued by Prime Minister (PM) Lee Hsien Loong for defamation in May 2014. Ngerng had accused Lee of misappropriating CPF funds in a blog post titled Where Your CPF Money Is Going:...

NSP Challenges HDB & URA Over Fernvale Columbarium

NSP calls for greater openness In the most recent development surrounding the Fernvale columbarium issue, the National Solidarity Party (NSP) released a statement on Sunday (11 January) regarding its stand. NSP's strong stance adds on to the hostility already present between the Housing Development Board (HDB) and residents of Fernvale Lea. Source Ambiguous wording Secretary-General of NSP Jeannette...

A Totally Serious Look At SDP’s GE Teaser

The General Election war begins Saturday. With Singapore's General Election (GE) widely anticipated to be held in 2015, rumours abound about it being called as soon as March. The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) has already started counting down to the start of their GE campaign, which is slated for this Saturday, 10...

Ex-NTU Professor Issues Open Challenge To NTU President

Cherian George calls NTU President's bluff Cherian George, former Nanyang Technological University (NTU) professor at the Wee Kim Wee School of Communications and Information, has issued a reply to NTU Head Bertil Andersson over disparaging remarks made by the latter during an interview. In it, Professor Andersson stated that the decision...

Singapore’s Opposition ‘Bad Boy’—Trade Pacts Useless

Chee Soon Juan Argues That Free Trade Needs To Come With Political Freedom. Singapore is no stranger to free trade agreements (FTAs). IE Singapore’s website lists over 20 FTAs in force, with countries like Australia, the United States, China, Japan and others. The big one coming up would be the Trans-Pacific Partnership...

The Verdict On Roy Ngerng’s Defamation Case: Guilty

Roy Ngerng Found Guilty Of Defamation // Post by theonlinecitizen. If you have been keeping up with news related to Roy Ngerng, this shouldn't come as a surprise—the blogger has been found guilty of defamation. To recap, Ngerng wrote a blog post titled, "Where Your CPF Money Is Going: Learning From The...

Gurmit Singh’s Daughter Sparks Debate In Parliament, Amidst Other Minor Issues

Not A Hung Parliament But A Dumb Parliament The current session of Singapore’s 12th parliament has just been adjourned. While everyone was paying attention to the Sim Lim Square saga, I was busy noticing what else our esteemed leaders of this little red dot seemed to be concerned about. One question Dr Chia Shi-Lu...

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