Tan Cheng Bock doesn't seem to be a good judge of character?
The 'Steadfast for Palestine' event was organised by 3 key players: Kokila Annamalai, Suraendher Kumarr and Elijah Tay Peng with aspiring internet person Siti Amirah (also known by her moniker as Camira Asrori) as the supporting token.
Not sure if couple was lying or if Leong Mun Wai hiding facts
The PSP says that there is no need to save so much, since our fertility rate is low.
Are we just beating a dead horse?
Chee Hong Tat's first act as Transport Minister is to apologise
Singapore's transit system evolves as the government skillfully balances the new SimplyGo system with the extended use of the EZ-Link card. This pragmatic approach showcases responsive governance, valuing commuter feedback and ensuring seamless travel experiences.
The PAP's decision to pursue this case vigorously regardless of the amount or the status of the involved party is not entirely unsurprising given the optics.
"We should hope that whichever party comes to power in the future, even if it is no longer the PAP, will continue to uphold such high standards. For there will be dire consequences for a small country like Singapore if we allow our high standards to drop. There is much at stake."
The WP's proposal addresses the aftermath – “who pays?” - not the prevention of scams. While offering some relief to victims, it could prove impractical and unsustainable as scams evolve.
Scammers thought it was a brilliantly foolish idea
Opposition proposals need to be more substantial, lest they be regarded as mere soundbites.
The Workers' Party's position on the Israel-Palestine conflict comes under scrutiny as Pritam Singh's biases and potential political motives emerge.
The differing opinions within PSP regarding Dr Tan Kin Lian's endorsement of Tan Kin Lian have exposed a party that appears to be divided.
Tan Cheng Bock's endorsement of Tan Kin Lian has stirred controversy both within the PSP, with some members shocked at the unilateral decision made by Dr Tan
While Pritam Singh's criticisms of the PAP's handling of recent scandals are not without merit, his own handling of issues within the Workers' Party has shown that political leaders on both sides are grappling with similar challenges. The question is, who had a better resolution?
The rentals of two colonial bungalows by Ministers Shanmugam and Balakrishnan sparked allegations of preferential treatment. Investigations, however, cleared the ministers of any misconduct.
Privilege people criticising other people's privilege.
Public officers, while they hold positions of power and responsibility, are private citizens too.
Some say it's a devolution, not an evolution.
In 2020, he joined the opposition Progress Singapore Party and teased Singaporeans for months with the idea of competing against his brother in elections in what critics called a publicity stunt. He eventually backed down, stating on Facebook that "Singapore doesn't need another Lee."
Case bears similarity to former Workers' Party MP Raeesah Khan who rejected police interviews but was later found guilty of lying in parliament
According to Fathership's source, Sudhir interviewed Lee Hsien Yang and Lee Suet Fern, albeit informally, over dinner in late 2020, specifically on October of that year. It was during this time that Sudhir started writing his e-book.
The Workers' Party suggested alternative sources of revenue, such as raising corporate tax and reducing the share of reserve interest income, while expressing concerns about stoking inflation and the regressive nature of the GST.
Singaporeans pay much less in taxes compared to citizens elsewhere: Lawrence Wong
PAP wants WP to show some humility; WP wants PAP to don't talk anyhow
WP called for policy efforts to improve wages, skills, productivity, and working conditions in trades jobs, as well as fast-tracking foreign work pass holders who are very skilled and experienced in trades jobs to become Singapore citizens.
Minister for Defence Ng Eng Hen stated that detailed information can compromise national security.
Finnish men, Valtteri Heinilä and Alvari, complete an impressive 15,400km cycling journey from Helsinki to Singapore, documenting their 245-day journey through 21 countries on social media.
Singapore detains two teenagers for terrorist-related activities. A 15-year-old had self-radicalised and was planning knife attacks and beheadings, while a 16-year-old supported an Islamic caliphate through violence. Both were exposed to ISIS propaganda.
The Anglican Church in Singapore has expressed its disappointment after the Church of England allowed the blessing of same-sex unions, arguing that it is not supported by the Bible.
A private driving instructor in Singapore has been sentenced to six months in jail for molesting his student during a lesson. The victim had taken 24 manual driving lessons from the instructor before reporting the incident to the police in 2020.
Expat Gregory Andrle from the US lives in Singapore for under $5,000/month in a one-bed condo, covering expenses including rent, bills, food, gym, transportation, and travel. He's adjusted to the high cost of living and grateful for the amazing experience in the city-state.
Japanese expats cleaned up trash at East Coast Park, Chinatown, and Japanese Garden in Singapore. Cost of living high but praised mix of cultures and safe streets. Cleaning documented by YouTuber Ghib Ojisan, who urges Singaporeans to volunteer or donate to organizations for a cleaner city.
Strip: Ministry of Wax, a Singapore-based hair removal chain, faced criticism in China for ads implying that women with body hair are like orangutans. The ads were met with disapproval on Weibo and Douyin. The company has since apologized and stated it will remove the orangutan image from its campaigns in China to avoid further misunderstandings.
At the crux of what PSP's Leong and Hazel are proposing, Singapore will eventually become a nation of renters, similar to Hong Kong.
Minister K Shanmugam discusses Singapore's approach to global challenges with clear principles, strong ties, and putting its own interests first. Success is due to stability and future support from organizations like Hokkien Huay Kuan. Singapore knows what it needs to do for success.
A Singaporean doctor, Lim Yong Chin, has been charged with 28 offenses including sexual crimes against minors, cheating national healthcare groups, and multiple traffic offenses. He faces up to 10 years in jail and a fine of up to $10,000 if convicted. A gag order has been imposed to protect the identities of the alleged victims.
A Toa Payoh, Singapore rental home has strict rules and high price, but it was taken within a day of advertising. Landlord's agent attributes the success to the location and some rules to avoid conflicts in the future.
Boyfriend frustrated with girlfriend's materialistic attitude after receiving SGD10 ang pow. Netizens defend boyfriend's parents, saying that individuals should give whatever amount they're comfortable with during Lunar New Year celebrations. Read more on this story.
A man who sought a romantic relationship with a woman in Singapore threatened to sue her for emotional trauma, but later filed two lawsuits after she cut off contact with him. He claimed $3 million for damage to his reputation and $22,000 for alleged breach of agreement to improve their relationship. However, the $22,000 claim was struck out as it was deemed "manifestly groundless and without foundation." The $3 million High Court claim is scheduled for a pre-trial hearing on Feb 9.
An 18-year-old Singaporean student who supports the Islamic State has been detained under the Internal Security Act for planning attacks in Singapore, including a mosque gravesite and an army camp. The student was self-radicalized through online propaganda and intended to travel overseas for violence. The authorities had been monitoring the student, who acted alone and did not successfully recruit or radicalize others. The student's plans had not progressed beyond the ideation stage at the time of his arrest.
For Singapore's politics to move forward, we should engage in constructive, fact-based political discourse.
Leong claims that Singaporeans have come to associate "en bloc" with windfalls and new homes so the SERS exercise in AMK where residents have to top up cash for a new flat is unprecendented.
Hard decisions have to be made in government. It is not a question of opposition, but about administration. If a political party cannot take a stand, then how can we expect them to administer our social order if they are in power?
Cronyism? AHTC's Danny Loh and How Weng Fan - both longtime Workers' Party supporters - approved payments from the town council to their own companies where they wer also the majority owners.
Jamus Lim and the Workers Party thinks it's unnecessary to raise GST. Here's why that's problematic.
There is "a strong bedrock of support" from Singaporeans for the death penalty.
Things heating up in Parliament come November 28.
Li Shengwu getting more facetime in political commentary than Li Hongyi
Fathership tracked down Asia Sentinel's source: the anonymous "hedge fund manager" for comments.
Where were Shengwu's kahoonas when Lee Kuan Yew was censoring press freedom?
Yeoh Lam Keong was an economist with GIC for 26 years. The writer for this article who had to correct Yeoh's fallacy learnt about economics in Wikipedia.
In line with Leong's tendency to throw numbers up in the air without basis, his view was ultimately called out by Minister Indranee Rajah to be "completely baseless".
"You're living off the labour of a repressed underclass"
He is accused of taking the key slipped under the woman's door to enter her unit to commit rape in the early hours of Jan 30, 2017.
The Independent is behind Wake Up, Singapore's revenue operations
In Russia, Putin's public approval is soaring.
Facts don't care about your emotions.
If you can't save your leader, save your backside.
The former WP henchman stepped down as an MP in 2020
Cultural deficit theory or just inferiority complex?
One Raeesah Khan is enough please.
An inside look into how the Workers' Party Internet Brigade work
“I was advised to stay silent,” said Yaw Shin Leong
A wolf in sheep's clothing
Raeesah Khan's resignation makes Workers' Party look weak
Durex, because you need it.
Both comedians are believed to be at odds with each other.
Here's what the psychiatric reports say
His IQ likely exceeds the combined IQ of his lawyers.
Lim Tean under investigation for Unlawful Stalking
Nagaenthran claimed he agreed to deliver drugs under duress
Timeline from 2009 to 2021
The only assault that happened is an assault on truth.
If you are given an opportunity to repeat a lie often enough, people will believe it.
Minister K Shanmugam is no fishmonger.
Currying favours with the more populist crowd?
The guai lan we need, not the guai lan we deserve.
Critical Spectator a red herring by Lim Tean?
Pay peanuts, get monkeys.
The planned attack consisted of mounting six truck bombs, each with three tonnes of ammonium nitrate to simultaneously attack six US-linked locations in Singapore.
TOC's Terry Xu even went so far to hide the identity of the foreign writers under his charge.
Terry Xu emboldened by easy cash from the public to pay for his trangressions have shown no sign of backing down.
One netizen felt that girl is comparing minorities here to criminals "who shoot innocent people because of hate and prejudice."
The New College has not started, yet many have postulated - without any basis - that it will be an inferior cousin to Yale-NUS.
If you want to be anti-establishment, go all the way.
The letter was later removed with no reasons diclosed. Fathership has reproduced the letter in full.
"If you can select a population and they're educated and they're properly brought up, then you don't have to use too much of the stick because they would already have been trained. It's like with dogs. You train it in a proper way from small. It will know that it's got to leave, go outside to pee and to defecate. No, we are not that kind of society. We had to train adult dogs who even today deliberately urinate in the lifts.”
By attaching itself to a poorer performing brand, NUS risks getting its elite reputation muddled with mediocrity.