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Kra Canal - What is Grace Fu going to do?Kra Canal - What is Grace Fu going to do? According to an article published by LaRouche PAC on Tues (17 Jan), the new Thai King Vajiralongkorn who ascended the throne last year is reported to be favorable to building the Kra Canal. It also said that several leading figures on the Thai Privy Council are fully behind the project. Mr Lyndon LaRouche who is the...

China is bullying but hasn't Singapore been authoritarian to its citizens too?China is bullying but hasn't Singapore been authoritarian... I don't agree with a foreign power setting terms for my country, flexing its muscles to browbeat us into submission. I don't think Singapore should become subservient to China just because they are bigger than us. I don't think we should accede to conditions imposed by China – if indeed any conditions have been imposed...

'Fake news', 'real news' or 'no news'?'Fake news', 'real news' or 'no news'? I refer to the article “Is Government a person? Court rules on anti-harassment law provision” (Straits Times, Jan 17). Fake news & misleading information? It states that “fake news” has become a major problem for many societies. “As recent events elsewhere show, the spreading of false and misleading...

Understanding the flawed reasoning behind the causeway Reciprocal Road Charge Understanding the flawed reasoning behind the causeway Reciprocal... The money-crazy PAP Government tries to justify their latest increase on cross-border road charges by portraying it as tit-for-tat. “This is to ensure that Malaysia takes into consideration our response whenever they raise their tolls or introduce a new levy,” Mr Khaw said. But before anyone is fooled, let's...

Whistleblower sheds light on Keppel Corporation' retrenchmentsWhistleblower sheds light on Keppel Corporation' retrenchments I refer to your article by Mr Leong Sze Hian "Terminate so many, but say 'not retrenchment'?", highlighting the plight of retrenched workers by Temasek-owned Surbana Jurong. Thank you for calling the bluff of both Temasek and GIC and I would like to share the same plight of another group of affected workers by Temasek-owned...

SAF to train in New Zealand?SAF to train in New Zealand? Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen said yesterday that Singapore will explore more training opportunities for SAF in New Zealand. He also said that this was an opportunity to strengthen relationships with like-minded countries like NZ, due to uncertain times now. He cited the US new president, Brexit, and rising powers like China...

Terminate so many, but say 'not retrenchment'?Terminate so many, but say 'not retrenchment'? I refer to the article “Dozens Surbana staff lose their jobs” (Straits Times, Jan 14). It states that “Temasek Holdings-owned infrastructure consultant Surbana Jurong has terminated the employment of a number of employees as part of a performance management review, The Straits Times has learnt. All the affected...

Terrexes' problem is PAP's failure, not China's bullyingTerrexes' problem is PAP's failure, not China's bullying Everyone seems to say that china is bullying. But have you consider the fact that somebody go and step on others toes first. Not once but many times. 1. Lee Hsien Loong went to the USA to joke about going to China and opening windows for a smoke and encountering brown water from the taps. 2. Keeps talking about South...

SCS faux paus exposes the miscalculations of the PAP governmentSCS faux paus exposes the miscalculations of the PAP government The way PM Lee and his team have handled the South China Sea issue was a big mistake and a big screw up. We have been used by two superpowers and now sacrificed like a cheaply made discarded soft toy. We look so alone out in the cold now even in our own backyard – SE Asia. Duterte’s unexpected consultative approach...

TNP journalist should do his homework!TNP journalist should do his homework! Am I reading this right? I logged onto Facebook and saw this comment by The New Paper journalist Ben Nadarajan - "Extra rules and conditions may make it more difficult for people who need such gig jobs to get interim work, forcing them into the unemployment numbers." First thing, Ben and his media masters should...

Singapore too expensive for its citizens?Singapore too expensive for its citizens? Is life in Singapore getting so stressful now, that people just forget how to be happy anymore? Last time, our grandparents and parents do all sorts of jobs on top of their day-to-day job to survive, and yet are able to raise so many kids, and still live happily as a family. Now, you see many people working long hours...

Grace Fu lucky to have computer games to play 40 years agoGrace Fu lucky to have computer games to play 40 years ago On Friday night (13 Jan), Grace Fu put up a Facebook posting revealing that she used to play computer games when she was still studying in school. She was trying to explain to people that how she had obtained good grades in her studies. “I bucked up and played less computer games,” she said. Some people have asked...

Why Did Lawrence Wong Not Tell Public About the Ban on Sigma LiftsWhy Did Lawrence Wong Not Tell Public About the Ban on Sigma... The Straits Times reported last week that Sigma Elevator, a lift company, had been banned from tendering for new HDB projects since October 2015 because of poor performance of its lifts. But after a spate of serious lift malfunctions that resulted in severe injuries and even one death, Minister for National Development...

Citibank has officially become CITISHITCitibank has officially become CITISHIT When citishit decides to close a banking account, all information of it will cease to exist anywhere on your online banking. No records, no indication of a closure and account simply disappears like magic.. Only way to know is to call Citiphone, and cards center will insist to help you becos they won't see that you...

Police: Appeal for information on attempted armed robbery suspectPolice: Appeal for information on attempted armed robbery... The police are looking for the person shown in the picture to assist with their investigation into a case of attempted armed robbery at Tampines St 41 on 12th December 2016. . .

Editorials
Apex Court: Government is not a 'person' to invoke...

Apex Court: Government is not a 'person' to invoke...

Singapore’s Court of Appeal (CA) has ruled that the Singapore Government is not deemed as a “person”...
AHTC resolves more areas of non-compliance

AHTC resolves more areas of non-compliance

The Workers’ Party, which runs Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC), has resolved more areas of non-compliance...
SPH's profit for the latest quarter plunges by 44%!

SPH's profit for the latest quarter plunges by 44%!

SPH’s its net profit for the 1st quarter ended in November 2016 had plunged by 43.8% to $45.7m. This...
Minister Shanmugam on AMKTC allegations

Minister Shanmugam on AMKTC allegations

Minister of Home Affairs and Law, Mr K Shanmugam had strong words for the complaint against a former...
TR Emeritus to launch free classifieds section

TR Emeritus to launch free classifieds section

Our in-house techie has finally managed to complete the necessary modifications to the current theme...
The team@TRE wishes all A Very Happy 2017 New Year

The [email protected] wishes all A Very Happy 2017 New Year

The [email protected] Emeritus (the team) would like to take this opportunity to wish all our readers a Very Happy...
Blogger Amos Yee seeks asylum in USA

Blogger Amos Yee seeks asylum in USA

Teenage blogger Amos Yee, who was only recently released from prison in Singapore has sought political...
SPF issues advisory on fake letters issued in its name

SPF issues advisory on fake letters issued in its name

The Singapore Police Force (SPF) has issued a warning for members of the public to stay alert as...
Humanitarian doctor & Singapore exile wins Mulan’s...

Humanitarian doctor & Singapore exile wins Mulan’s...

Humanitarian doctor and Singapore exile, Dr Ang Swee Chai has once again been recognised by the international...
Former TRS editor suffered a miscarriage while in prison?

Former TRS editor suffered a miscarriage while in prison?

Former The Real Singapore (TRS) editor Ai Takagi has suffered a miscarriage while in prison, according...
Beware of scam attempts in offering cash in exchange...

Beware of scam attempts in offering cash in exchange...

The Government Technology Agency of Singapore (GovTech) has issued a warning on its Facebook page about...
Singaporeans in Chennai, India to exercise precautions

Singaporeans in Chennai, India to exercise precautions

The Consulate-General of the Republic of Singapore in Chennai, India, has advised Singaporeans in...
China to return detained Terrex ICVs to Singapore

China to return detained Terrex ICVs to Singapore

China Foreign Affairs Minister Geng Shuang has reportedly confirmed today (28 Nov) that Beijing has given...
Man arrested for slashing incident at Orchard Plaza

Man arrested for slashing incident at Orchard Plaza

Police have arrested a 23-year-old man over a slashing incident which took place at Orchard Plaza...
PAP activist leaves for NSP, claims that PAP has gone...

PAP activist leaves for NSP, claims that PAP has gone...

  A prominent PAP activist has joined NSP, citing two key reasons behind his departure from...
TR Emeritus experiencing technical issues (fixed)

TR Emeritus experiencing technical issues (fixed)

Please be informed that we are currently experiencing technical issues with our CDN server which is responsible...
Credit Suisse: 150,000 millionaires in Singapore while...

Credit Suisse: 150,000 millionaires in Singapore while...

A global wealth report released by Credit Suisse Research Institute has found that that Singapore...
Opinion
Terrex – Who bullies who?

Terrex – Who bullies who?

Many commentators have responded angrily that China reacted and seized the Terrex APVs. Many simply pointed...
Where were our pro-business unions when our workers...

Where were our pro-business unions when our workers...

Singaporean employees should wake up to the fact that they are alone in their times of need, no thanks...
What is the reason for the disappearance of auto car-washers?

What is the reason for the disappearance of auto car-washers?

The Channel News Asia article on 13 January, “Commentary: Getting back to the future on productivity”...
The evil Empire has declared war on China

The evil Empire has declared war on China

According to a Bloomberg report filed by Isabel Reynolds, Rex Tillerson, the State Secretary designate,...
PHA appeal an abuse of court process

PHA appeal an abuse of court process

The courts have now given its final decision, after a two year battle involving the Attorney General’s...
Civil servants treated like dirt while white elites...

Civil servants treated like dirt while white elites...

While talking to a woman whose husband was a teacher, I found out something interesting. His husband...
Tips on Maintaining Dental Hygiene in Singapore

Tips on Maintaining Dental Hygiene in Singapore

The importance of taking care of your teeth and gums cannot be over-emphasised. If you practice good...
China-made buses not reliable

China-made buses not reliable

I am a bus owner and using my own bus to earn a living for myself to support my family. I have been...
 Lost 9 Terrexes but still in a lose-lose situation

Lost 9 Terrexes but still in a lose-lose situation

Singapore has gotten into trouble with China because it is run by a bunch of clowns who just don’t...
The world’s Number One nuclear power threatening...

The world’s Number One nuclear power threatening...

The world’s Number One nuclear power, with more than 7,000 nuclear warheads that can turn the world...
Mental illness is no excuse for dangerous driving

Mental illness is no excuse for dangerous driving

Taz what I tot when I read in today’s ST A man was charged in court on Thursday (Jan 12) with driving...
Yet another NS defaulter returns

Yet another NS defaulter returns

It seems like every few months there is another case of National Service defaulter. Hmm... this really...
A radical proposal: back to the fundamentals of CPF

A radical proposal: back to the fundamentals of CPF

CPF was supposed to be meant for retirement financing but in the end, it becomes some sort of "piggy...
Terrex the Jialat Ministers

Terrex the Jialat Ministers

I believe many people may be wow or fooled by Defence Minister Ng's exclamation that it is "illegal"...
Honest dishonesty at work

Honest dishonesty at work

I saw this runner on the TV screen. ’99.9% O level students passed at least one subject’. Wow, what...
Our China policy a confused mishmash of positions

Our China policy a confused mishmash of positions

SINGAPORE'S PRESENT SITUATION vis-a-vis China is the result of a confused mishmash of positions forced...
Merits in the American political system

Merits in the American political system

The pro-independence kids in Hong Kong have a serious contention about their lack of independence to...
Snippets
Kra Canal - What is Grace Fu going to do?

Kra Canal - What is Grace Fu going to do?

According to an article published by LaRouche PAC on Tues (17 Jan), the new Thai King Vajiralongkorn...
Citibank has officially become CITISHIT

Citibank has officially become CITISHIT

When citishit decides to close a banking account, all information of it will cease to exist anywhere...
Grace Fu lucky to have computer games to play 40 years...

Grace Fu lucky to have computer games to play 40 years...

On Friday night (13 Jan), Grace Fu put up a Facebook posting revealing that she used to play computer...
China is bullying but hasn't Singapore been authoritarian...

China is bullying but hasn't Singapore been authoritarian...

I don't agree with a foreign power setting terms for my country, flexing its muscles to browbeat us into...
Understanding the flawed reasoning behind the causeway...

Understanding the flawed reasoning behind the causeway...

The money-crazy PAP Government tries to justify their latest increase on cross-border road charges...
Police: Appeal for information on attempted armed robbery...

Police: Appeal for information on attempted armed robbery...

The police are looking for the person shown in the picture to assist with their investigation into a...
Why Did Lawrence Wong Not Tell Public About the Ban...

Why Did Lawrence Wong Not Tell Public About the Ban...

The Straits Times reported last week that Sigma Elevator, a lift company, had been banned from tendering...
S'pore football has been governed badly for the past...

S'pore football has been governed badly for the past...

What a mess! The S.League very rarely hits ST's front-page news. It did so today. But for all the...
Cheap propaganda is expensive: What does Ong Ye Kung...

Cheap propaganda is expensive: What does Ong Ye Kung...

Sumiko Tan's Pulitzer Prize-winning interview with Ong Ye Kung. It's the usual bland sort of questions...
Minister Koh: Old woman collect old newspaper to help...

Minister Koh: Old woman collect old newspaper to help...

Minister of State for Ministry of National Development & Ministry of Trade and Industry Dr Koh Poh...
Letters
'Fake news', 'real news' or 'no news'?

'Fake news', 'real news' or 'no news'?

I refer to the article “Is Government a person? Court rules on anti-harassment law provision” (Straits...
Whistleblower sheds light on Keppel Corporation' retrenchments

Whistleblower sheds light on Keppel Corporation' retrenchments

I refer to your article by Mr Leong Sze Hian "Terminate so many, but say 'not retrenchment'?", highlighting...
SAF to train in New Zealand?

SAF to train in New Zealand?

Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen said yesterday that Singapore will explore more training opportunities for...
Terminate so many, but say 'not retrenchment'?

Terminate so many, but say 'not retrenchment'?

I refer to the article “Dozens Surbana staff lose their jobs” (Straits Times, Jan 14). It states...
Terrexes' problem is PAP's failure, not China's bullying

Terrexes' problem is PAP's failure, not China's bullying

Everyone seems to say that china is bullying. But have you consider the fact that somebody go and step...
SCS faux paus exposes the miscalculations of the PAP...

SCS faux paus exposes the miscalculations of the PAP...

The way PM Lee and his team have handled the South China Sea issue was a big mistake and a big screw...
TNP journalist should do his homework!

TNP journalist should do his homework!

Am I reading this right? I logged onto Facebook and saw this comment by The New Paper journalist Ben...
Singapore too expensive for its citizens?

Singapore too expensive for its citizens?

Is life in Singapore getting so stressful now, that people just forget how to be happy anymore? Last...
What is the probability that one lives until 90 to...

What is the probability that one lives until 90 to...

I refer to the article “Women lose out to men in extra healthy years” (Straits Times, Jan 14). It...
Population White Paper must proceed or else?

Population White Paper must proceed or else?

I refer to Calvin Cheng’s article in The Straits Times titled, “The Population White Paper – Time...
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The team@TRE wishes all A Very Happy 2017 New Year

The [email protected] wishes all A Very Happy 2017 New Year

The [email protected] Emeritus (the team) would like to take this opportunity to wish all our readers a Very Happy 2017 New Year. Looking back, it has been a rough year for the team as we struggled to keep the TR Emeritus (TRE) website going in spite of the significant decrease in advertising revenues ( more than 60%) and lack of manpower. Luckily... 

Kra Canal – What is Grace Fu going to do?

Kra Canal – What is Grace Fu going to do?

According to an article published by LaRouche PAC on Tues (17 Jan), the new Thai King Vajiralongkorn who ascended the throne last year is reported to be favorable to building the Kra Canal. It also said that several leading figures on the Thai Privy Council are fully behind the project. Mr Lyndon LaRouche who is the man behind... 

Citibank has officially become CITISHIT

Citibank has officially become CITISHIT

Click to enlarge When citishit decides to close a banking account, all information of it will cease to exist anywhere on your online banking. No records, no indication of a closure and account simply disappears like magic.. Only way to know is to call Citiphone, and cards center will insist to help you becos they won’t... 

Terrex – Who bullies who?

Terrex – Who bullies who?

Many commentators have responded angrily that China reacted and seized the Terrex APVs. Many simply pointed the fingers at China as a bully, a super power bullying the peesai of the world. Just think carefully at the two words, ‘reacted’ and ‘peesai’. Peesai is quite easy to understand, an insignificantly little piece... 

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