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Does the government understand the struggles of the working class?

Does the government understand the struggles of the working class?

Last evening, after listening to the budget broadcast, I went to have an early dinner at the coffee shop near my place. As the dinner crowd has not come in, I had an opportunity to strike up a short conversation with Bo Huat (in his late sixties), who runs my favourite wanton noodle stall with his wife from 7 am to 3 pm and... 

PAP taking advantage of Singaporeans in latest water price hike

PAP taking advantage of Singaporeans in latest water price hike

It is shocking that the Government will increase prices for water by 30 percent. This comes at a time when Singaporeans are facing great uncertainty as the economy takes a turn for the worse. Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat justified the hike by pointing out that water prices have not increased in 17 years. He did not provide... 

PM Lee: ‘Syonan Gallery’ chosen to ‘evoke that dark and traumatic period’

PM Lee: ‘Syonan Gallery’ chosen to ‘evoke that dark and traumatic period’

Many Singaporeans have spoken up in recent days about the exhibition at the Former Ford Factory. We initially called it “Syonan Gallery: War and its Legacies”. The name “Syonan” was meant to evoke that dark and traumatic periodin Singapore’s history. But quite a few felt that the name itself, used like... 

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