PM Declares National Mourning, State Funeral To Be Held 29 March

State Funeral for LKY to be held 29 March The Prime Minister has declared a period of national mourning from 23 March (Monday) to 29 March (Sunday) in response to the death of Mr. Lee Kuan Yew. A private family wake will be held from 23 March (Monday) to 24 March...

A Eulogy For Mr Lee Kuan Yew

Mr. Lee Kuan Yew lives forever Mr. Lee Kuan Yew may have passed on, but his legacy lives forever. Mr. Lee Kuan Yew is Singapore’s icon – the man who shaped Singapore’s national consciousness and brought her to international stages. Health complications  On 5 February this year, 91-year-old Mr. Lee Kuan Yew...

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...

Police Is Cool With PAP Flyers, Opposition Parties Should Take Note

Police clarifies PAP activists not breaking the law Last week on 13 March, PAP activists, led by PAP’s Branch Chairman of Bedok Reservoir-Punggol Victor Lye, gave out flyers questioning the Aljunied-Hougang-Punggol East Town Council (AHPETC), a ward maintained by the opposition Workers' Party (WP). The act of distributing flyers was disputed...

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...

PMO Reassures Us That LKY Is Alive, Still Critically Ill

Nothing much has changed According to the latest 20 March update posted by the Prime Minister's Office, Lee Kuan Yew remains in critical condition at the Intensive Care Unit at Singapore General Hospital. However, there is an additional note to the usually short, curt update: PM Lee wishes to thank the...

This Punggol Resident Sums Up Everything Wrong With Punggol

Punggol is a developing town and this guy hates some aspects of that Smith Leong is a resident of Punggol, having stayed in Tampines for most of his life. There's some stuff he likes about Punggol, but as with any other district, there are certain imperfections he felt he had...

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...

10 Completely Serious Alternative Names For Singapore’s National Swim Team

Uncreative SG swimming association may need some help in coming up with an original name A brief fiasco occurred when the Singapore Swimming Association (SSA) decided to call their collective athletes the most creative name ever: the Red Lions. The Red Lions are made up of the diving, swimming, synchronised swimming, water polo,...

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...