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...

5 Lessons We Can Learn From WP’s Contesting In Marine Parade GRC

Because the NSP decided to give way at Marine Parade According to a mass media release by the National Solidarity Party (NSP) dated 10 August, the party have decided to give up the Marine Parade Group Representation Constituency (GRC) and the MacPherson Single Member Constituency (SMC) to the Workers' Party (WP) to...

Joseph Schooling Takes First Steps To Singapore’s First Swimming Medal At The Olympics

Joseph Schooling wins historic bronze medal at FINA World Aquatics Championships “I couldn't be happier to have won a medal on the eve of Singapore’s 50th birthday, and would like to dedicate this win to everyone who has supported and believed in me." Joseph Isaac Schooling On Saturday night (8 August), Joseph...

Singapore Democratic Party Gears Up For GE Over The SG50 Weekend

How Much Did You Achieve This Weekend? While most Singaporeans began August celebrating our nation’s 50th birthday, opposition political parties began the month by gearing up their campaign for the upcoming General Elections. The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) is no different. The party which is contesting 2 GRCs and 3 SMCs in the upcoming elections...

Lui Tuck Yew’s Retiring, So Kevryn Lim Is The Logical Choice For Transport Minister

Transport Minister's quitting, but we already have a ready-made replacement ...and she comes with her own issues. So today (11 Aug), Minister of Transport Lui Tuck Yew has announced that he will not stand for re-election in the upcoming General Election, bring an utterly uneventful 4 years as Transport Minister to a...

Stars From Around The World Wished Singapore A Very Happy SG50

An end to the long SG50 celebration weekend The long weekend (7 August - 10 August) was filled with festivals, carnivals and other attractions in lieu of Singapore's 50th birthday (SG50). Different festivities were organized for us to enjoy the joyous occasion of reaching our mark of independence. Perhaps the worst part of the celebration is...

Could the Aljunied GRC be the Four-Minute-Mile Feat For Opposition Parties In Singapore?

Before Aljunied GRC, no one thought it was possible The Group Representation Constituency (GRC) System was introduced in Singapore in 1988, for the purpose of ensuring that the minorities in Singapore are well-represented at the Parliament through the contesting of political parties in a group that consists of at least...

39 Reasons That Make Singapore Home

Whether you live in a bungalow in Bukit Timah, a condo in Tampines or a HDB flat in Jurong, there is sure to be something in your neighbourhood that is special and distinct to you. As a tribute to 50 years of nation building, here is a list of...

10 Moments That Make Us Remember Our Collective Singaporean Identity

It’s hard to peg the Singaporean identity to anything specific; it isn’t all about the food or the diversity in culture that we have grown so used to. We used to call ourselves a young nation but this year, we’ve reached the grand age of 50 and it feels...

6 General Election Developments We Can Expect After National Day

The real electoral contest will begin after the nation's birthday Tomorrow (7 Aug) marks the first day of our long SG50 weekend, and it is the weekend that Singaporeans will travel celebrate as one. It is probably also the last weekend that we get to witness the show of oneness between all...