Featured Articles

US Judge asks why Calvin Cheng and Jason Neo not prosecutedUS Judge asks why Calvin Cheng and Jason Neo not prosecuted It was reported that that Amos Yee has been granted asylum in US by an immigration court in Chicago. In his judgement, the presiding Judge Samuel Cole concluded that the prosecution of Yee by the Singapore govt had been politically motivated and as such, granted asylum for him to stay in the US. Judge Cole ruled,...

Media update by Amos Yee's attorney Sandra GrossmanMedia update by Amos Yee's attorney Sandra Grossman On March 27, 2017, Officers at Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Chicago Field Office informed Grossman Law, LLC that Amos Yee will remain in detention despite the Honorable Immigration Judge's asylum grant on March 24, 2017. Yee has been detained since December 17, 2016. When ICE officers first detained Yee,...

Police should investigate WhatsApp message spreading falsehoodsPolice should investigate WhatsApp message spreading falsehoods A WhatsApp message is circulating warning people "not to talk about politics/present situation about Government/PM etc", or else they will face "arrest without warrant". The message, which is a troubling issue for freedom of speech in Singapore, was allegedly circulated among a groups of WhatsApp users. According to...

5% of Class C patients’ bill more than $24,465?5% of Class C patients’ bill more than $24,465? Many not following up after health screening I refer to the article “Many not following up after health screening” (Straits Times, Mar 27). It states that “Even after red flags show up in a health screening, it can take a lot to get people to see a doctor for a proper check-up. Medical groups which run health...

Will there be enough space for patients at dialysis centres?Will there be enough space for patients at dialysis centres? I read with alarm at the news that between the three charity dialysis organisations that are currently running dialysis centres for kidney patients, there are only 100 places left available. Question is, are there more patients who needs dialysis nowadays, or the dialysis centres did not cater for the increasing demands...

Public hospitals are non-profits but make $25m per year?Public hospitals are non-profits but make $25m per year? I refer to the Ministry of Health’s reply “Public healthcare institutions operate on non-profit basis” and Singapore General Hospital’s reply “Our charges are comparable to most hospitals” (Straits Times Forum, Mar 24) to the two letters by Mr David Soh Poh Huat (Do public hospitals profit from medical procedures...

Law society disagrees with findings of US judgeLaw society disagrees with findings of US judge The Law Society of Singapore (the Society) disagrees with the findings about Singapore's criminal justice system by US judge Samuel Cole, in allowing asylum for Mr Amos Yee in the United States (US judge grants Amos Yee's asylum request; March 26). We note the 30-day period for the US Department of Homeland Security...

ACLS: Outrageous to say that Amos Yee was persecutedACLS: Outrageous to say that Amos Yee was persecuted The Association of Criminal Lawyers of Singapore (ACLS) is outraged by the assertion that Mr Amos Yee was persecuted by the Singapore Government, and the consequent impugning of our criminal justice system in the American courts. Singaporeans jealously guard the multiracial, multicultural and multi-religious harmony...

LawSoc takes on American Judge Samuel B. ColeLawSoc takes on American Judge Samuel B. Cole And so it has begun. The Singapore authorities, this time via the Law Society of Singapore, has come out and spoken out against the findings about Singapore's criminal justice system by US judge Samuel Cole, in allowing asylum for Mr Amos Yee in the United States. The Law Society indicated that the judge's opinion in...

Spam message circulating on WhatsApp warning public to refrain from talking about the GovernmentSpam message circulating on WhatsApp warning public to refrain... A viral whatsapp message is going around, warning members of the public not to forward any posts or videos regarding the present situation of the Singapore Government and that it is an arrestable offence if one were to write or forward any messages on political and religious debate. The message goes like this, "Don't...

HDB has financial assistance for rental flats?HDB has financial assistance for rental flats? After writing “HDB ($99) eviction of single jobless mother with sick father: Compassionate or heartless?” – I googled “HDB financial assistance” and found the following in the HDB’s web site: HDB’s financial assistance for rental flats? “Rental Assistance The following measures are in place to help...

US Judge finds PAP Govt's prosecution of Amos Yee a pretext to silence his political opinionsUS Judge finds PAP Govt's prosecution of Amos Yee a pretext... It was reported in the media yesterday (25 Mar) that Amos Yee has been granted asylum in US by an immigration court in Chicago. The presiding Judge Samuel Cole concluded that the prosecution of Yee by the Singapore govt had been politically motivated and as such, granted asylum for him to stay in the US. In Mar...

Is this how our retiree should live?Is this how our retiree should live? Saw this elderly man eating only with one dish meal - usually people will order three dishes or minimum two. I watched him finished up all his food without even a drop of rice left. He then opens up the bag to drink from his own water bottle. Is this how our retiree should live in our costliest city for the 4th year...

No Singaporean in their right mind should agree to such a huge water price hikeNo Singaporean in their right mind should agree to such a... No Singaporean in their right mind should agree to such a huge water price hike especially after the slew of price increases the PAP implemented in the past one year. The PAP has been taking back the entire chicken after giving away chicken drumsticks just before the 2015 General Elections. Can't these 30% dumb Singaporeans...

HDB ($99) eviction of single jobless mother with sick father:Compassionate or heartless?HDB ($99) eviction of single jobless mother with sick father:Compassionate... HDB tells single mother to quit rental flat or pay double rent I refer to the article “HDB gives single mother with no other housing options to quit rental flat or pay double rent” (The Independent, Mar 23). Jobless single mother caring for a sick father recovering from a heart attack It states that “Social...

Editorials
ICE of USA playing punk with Amos Yee?

ICE of USA playing punk with Amos Yee?

Amos Yee is currently still being detained in a detention center in Chicago, despite the ruling by Immigration...
Amos Yee to remain in detention pending appeal

Amos Yee to remain in detention pending appeal

Supporters of Amos Yee who expected the teenage blogger to be released from detention in the weekend...
Supposed Whatsapp hoax by copycat active PAP member?

Supposed Whatsapp hoax by copycat active PAP member?

It appears that the Whatsapp message of supposed police action that is being circulated in chat groups...
Judge Samuel Cole's written decision on Amos Yee's...

Judge Samuel Cole's written decision on Amos Yee's...

Amos Yee was granted asylum in the United States of America on Friday (24th March) and is expected to...
Amos Yee granted asylum in the United States of America

Amos Yee granted asylum in the United States of America

Self-proclaimed genius Amos Yee, who has the audacity to insult the supposed founding father and show...
Was Workers' Party too harsh to mock 'hardworking'...

Was Workers' Party too harsh to mock 'hardworking'...

In support of the Peoples' Association's (PA) defense of its grassroots volunteers, some commentators...
Singaporeans petition the US of M to keep Amos Yee

Singaporeans petition the US of M to keep Amos Yee

A group of supposed Singaporeans with a great sense of humor has created an online petition to urge the...
How a PRC couple gamed the Singapore immigration system

How a PRC couple gamed the Singapore immigration system

A Hardwarezone forum user with the moniker "xplayer" has shared that his China-born colleague had supposedly...
Amos Yee blames fellow activists for his prolonged...

Amos Yee blames fellow activists for his prolonged...

Self-proclaimed genius Amos Yee has blamed fellow Singaporean activists for his prolonged stay in a California...
Dissecting the MHA versus Han Hui Hui saga

Dissecting the MHA versus Han Hui Hui saga

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) have this afternoon (14th March 2017) issued an official statement...
CPF activist Han Hui Hui may face 6 more contempt charges

CPF activist Han Hui Hui may face 6 more contempt charges

CPF activist Ms Han Hui Hui, who was last convicted and fined $3,100 for her role in the CPF protest...
'Mdm President' come May?

'Mdm President' come May?

Although there have been coffee shop gossips by Uncles and Aunties that the next President of Singapore...
TR Emeritus launches Free Classifieds section

TR Emeritus launches Free Classifieds section

We are pleased to announce the launch of our Free Classifieds section per our editorial dated 5th January...
AGC not appealing convicted pedophile Joshua Robinson's...

AGC not appealing convicted pedophile Joshua Robinson's...

The Attorney-Generals Chambers (AGC) has announced that it will not be appealing the sentence meted out...
TR Emeritus is NOT a no holds barred website

TR Emeritus is NOT a no holds barred website

When TR Emeritus (TRE) was revived in 2011, it was our intention to offer the website as a platform where...
Founder of Singapore People's Party dies at age 72

Founder of Singapore People's Party dies at age 72

The founder of Singapore People's Party (SPP) has passed away on Monday night (Feb 27) aged 72, from...
'All Singapore Stuff' kenna sabotage again?

'All Singapore Stuff' kenna sabotage again?

It appears that All Singapore Stuff (ASS), a blog that prides itself as a “collaborative community...
PM Lee: Leaders must accept criticisms, reject yes-men

PM Lee: Leaders must accept criticisms, reject yes-men

Leaders must accept criticisms and reject yes-men, said Prime Minister (PM) Lee Hsien Loong when...
Amos Yee in solitary confinement after insulting Muslims...

Amos Yee in solitary confinement after insulting Muslims...

Amos Yee, the self-proclaimed genius blogger who is currently being detained in a jail in Chicago has...
Joseph Tan to leave TRE's editorial team

Joseph Tan to leave TRE's editorial team

Please be informed that effective immediately, Joseph Tan will cease to be a member of the editorial...
Opinion
Revisited: Why we don’t buy the 'explanations of...

Revisited: Why we don’t buy the 'explanations of...

In 2010 (before the double blow to the PAP of GE and PE of 2011), I posted a piece that I reproduce below. I...
National unison of disagreement against US ruling on...

National unison of disagreement against US ruling on...

Lawyer associations in unison with Ministry of Home Affairs statement on judgment by US court Just...
Outrageous to say that Amos Yee was persecuted, or...

Outrageous to say that Amos Yee was persecuted, or...

In a letter published in the Straits Times forum, the Association of Criminal Lawyers of Singapore (ACLS)...
Amos Yee and Political Asylum

Amos Yee and Political Asylum

“Everyone has the right to seek and to enjoy in other countries asylum from persecution.” Universal...
KJ: My First Hand Experience of Amos Yee’s Asylum...

KJ: My First Hand Experience of Amos Yee’s Asylum...

The evidence presented at the hearing demonstrates that Singapore’s prosecution of Yee was a pretext...
Ban Muslims from driving?

Ban Muslims from driving?

The kind of jihadist attack in London that happened in London two days ago is called the “marauding”...
KJ: Why I chose to stick my neck out for Amos Yee

KJ: Why I chose to stick my neck out for Amos Yee

A lot of journalists have asked me why I chose to fly out to Chicago. The answer is I didn’t choose...
Amos Yee granted asylum in the US

Amos Yee granted asylum in the US

What a tight slap in the face for the PAP government of Singapore! Amos Yee has been granted asylum by...
Malaysia's defence policy sounds like a bad joke

Malaysia's defence policy sounds like a bad joke

Malaysia is buying naval vessels from China in order to better defend its islands in the South China...
Amos Yee’s imprisonment in Singapore was unjust

Amos Yee’s imprisonment in Singapore was unjust

It’s public now: Amos Yee has been granted asylum in the United States. This is a decision that...
A Nation Of Sheeps

A Nation Of Sheeps

I believe in democracy, where one should debate on facts and logic based on the benefits of the average...
Be 'scouts', not a 'soldiers'

Be 'scouts', not a 'soldiers'

Here the term “scouts” means: soldiers or other persons sent out ahead of a main force so as to...
Singapore No.1 in 'talent', but last in 'start-up experience'?

Singapore No.1 in 'talent', but last in 'start-up experience'?

S’pore No. 1 in world for start-up talent I refer to the article “S’pore No. 1 in world for...
Good For Whose Profitable Future Is This Intended For?

Good For Whose Profitable Future Is This Intended For?

Something is not quite right – I am still scratching my head in bewilderment. With so many Ministers...
Best 'Straits Times editorial' ever?

Best 'Straits Times editorial' ever?

I refer to the editorial “Balance autonomy with accountability” (Straits Times, Mar 23). Best...
Singapore: Not 'Animal Farm' but 'Brave New World'

Singapore: Not 'Animal Farm' but 'Brave New World'

The cybernuts from Tan Jee Say and Tan Kin Lian (I’m ashamed that they are RI boys) downwards make...
We are not paying taxes. We are investing in our society....

We are not paying taxes. We are investing in our society....

SDP’s Dr Paul, and Chris K would agree with the above sentiment. Danes, for example, pay very high...
Winner Of Propaganda And Fake News

Winner Of Propaganda And Fake News

The much talk about coming 30% water price hike generated a lot of interest from public. Browsing through...
$10,000 motorcycle COE akan datang but will motorcycle...

$10,000 motorcycle COE akan datang but will motorcycle...

Prices of motorbike COEs have been going through the roof. In the latest bidding exercise, a COE...
Hollow and old-fashioned reasons to reject Minimum...

Hollow and old-fashioned reasons to reject Minimum...

Singaporeans still buy the PAP narrative that min wages will breed a lazy dependent class and drive costs...
Snippets
US Judge asks why Calvin Cheng and Jason Neo not prosecuted

US Judge asks why Calvin Cheng and Jason Neo not prosecuted

It was reported that that Amos Yee has been granted asylum in US by an immigration court in Chicago. In...
Media update by Amos Yee's attorney Sandra Grossman

Media update by Amos Yee's attorney Sandra Grossman

On March 27, 2017, Officers at Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Chicago Field Office informed...
Law society disagrees with findings of US judge

Law society disagrees with findings of US judge

The Law Society of Singapore (the Society) disagrees with the findings about Singapore's criminal justice...
ACLS: Outrageous to say that Amos Yee was persecuted

ACLS: Outrageous to say that Amos Yee was persecuted

The Association of Criminal Lawyers of Singapore (ACLS) is outraged by the assertion that Mr Amos Yee...
Spam message circulating on WhatsApp warning public...

Spam message circulating on WhatsApp warning public...

A viral whatsapp message is going around, warning members of the public not to forward any posts or videos...
US Judge finds PAP Govt's prosecution of Amos Yee a...

US Judge finds PAP Govt's prosecution of Amos Yee a...

It was reported in the media yesterday (25 Mar) that Amos Yee has been granted asylum in US by an immigration...
Legal smoking age change to impact on young people

Legal smoking age change to impact on young people

A major law change concerning the minimum legal smoking age has been proposed by the Singaporean Parliament....
Former TRS founder-editor shares his prison experience

Former TRS founder-editor shares his prison experience

On the points mentioned by Ms Han Hui Hui about her treatment at the State court lock up, I thought...
Civil servant Aleksandar Duric cast a slur on academies...

Civil servant Aleksandar Duric cast a slur on academies...

The Government’s ActiveSG Football Academy is not only killing Singaporean livelihoods, but it has...
Why You Should Not Hoard Your Credit Card Rewards

Why You Should Not Hoard Your Credit Card Rewards

It is not a well known fact that credit card in Singapore are extremely generous compared to other international...
Until We Get Some Honest Answers, We Should Keep Asking...

Until We Get Some Honest Answers, We Should Keep Asking...

Good afternoon friends, fellow Singaporeans, First, let me clarify that I am here, speaking entirely...
Letters
5% of Class C patients’ bill more than $24,465?

5% of Class C patients’ bill more than $24,465?

Many not following up after health screening I refer to the article “Many not following up after...
Police should investigate WhatsApp message spreading...

Police should investigate WhatsApp message spreading...

A WhatsApp message is circulating warning people "not to talk about politics/present situation about...
Will there be enough space for patients at dialysis...

Will there be enough space for patients at dialysis...

I read with alarm at the news that between the three charity dialysis organisations that are currently...
LawSoc takes on American Judge Samuel B. Cole

LawSoc takes on American Judge Samuel B. Cole

And so it has begun. The Singapore authorities, this time via the Law Society of Singapore, has come...
Public hospitals are non-profits but make $25m per...

Public hospitals are non-profits but make $25m per...

I refer to the Ministry of Health’s reply “Public healthcare institutions operate on non-profit...
Conflict of interest if wife of Minister is a civil...

Conflict of interest if wife of Minister is a civil...

It was reported recently that Ms Chang Hwee Nee will be appointed as the National Heritage Board's (NHB)...
HDB has financial assistance for rental flats?

HDB has financial assistance for rental flats?

After writing “HDB ($99) eviction of single jobless mother with sick father: Compassionate or heartless?”...
Is this how our retiree should live?

Is this how our retiree should live?

Saw this elderly man eating only with one dish meal - usually people will order three dishes or minimum...
Isn't MINDEF equally liable?

Isn't MINDEF equally liable?

The Hong Kong Customs are likely to press charges against the shipping company and the captain of the...
Cyber Security sector creates more jobs for Singaporeans...

Cyber Security sector creates more jobs for Singaporeans...

Minister Yaacob Ibrahim, speaking during the opening ceremony of the new HQ of Palo Alto Networks in...
No Singaporean in their right mind should agree to...

No Singaporean in their right mind should agree to...

No Singaporean in their right mind should agree to such a huge water price hike especially after the...
Sticky & Recent Articles

Straits Times’ credibility in serious doubt by publishing Mr Chua Sheng Yang’s highly critical letter about Mr Tan Kin Lian

Straits Times’ credibility in serious doubt by publishing Mr Chua Sheng Yang’s highly critical letter about Mr Tan Kin Lian

By Eugene Yeo, Senior writer Since we publish the phone interview of Mr Chua Sheng Yang, many readers wrote in to lambast Mr Chua for not checking his facts before submitting the article and The Straits Times for not proof-reading it before publishing. Some have questioned the authencity of the interview and challenge us to... 

Our money, our right to know

Our money, our right to know

By Choo Zheng Xi, Chief Editor, The Online Citizen Minister of State for National Development Ms Grace Fu stated in Parliament that the original rationale of the Town Council (TC) scheme was to ‘devolve’ responsibilities such as financial accountability to individual MPs. “Devolution” is a term used to describe... 

Rebuking PM Lee’s flawed concepts of “two-party” state

Rebuking PM Lee’s flawed concepts of “two-party” state

By Fang Zhi Yuan, Chief Editor [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QHXVrxWL-zU&hl=en&fs=1] For the second time in a week, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong broached the impracticability of having a two-party system in Singapore, a reflection of how close the topic is to his heart. A TWO-PARTY system cannot work in... 

The official smear campaign against Tan Kin Lian has begun

The official smear campaign against Tan Kin Lian has begun

By Fang Zhi Yuan, Chief Editor Two weeks ago, I wrote a series of article warning that the regime’s tolerance for Mr Tan Kin Lian is reaching its limit. It appears that my worst fears have materialized: the official state-sponsored character assassination of Tan Kin Lian has begun. After 5 weeks of near total silence on... 

Sponsored Content
Member Services
Members LoginSelf-ClassifiedsSelf-Support
Sponsored Advertisement

Search On TR Emeritus
Sponsored Advertisement











Most Recent Comments
  • PAP has the mandate: It is well known the pedophiles are heading to Stinkapore and south east asian, only gong gong,...
  • Bitter Gourd: 70% still believe PAP is a good govt. By next GE,perhaps could pshyco another 15% to 20% to join in to...
  • pakuqaz: guys just ignore those basted ACLS and lawyers. ballless MF.
  • 苏珊: No Means .能成为人民解放军一员,为党效力,尽忠职守,非常光荣。臭小子 不识趣。他的损失。 Cynical Investor: Hehehe. At this rate serving NS would...
  • wownoob: Singapore is included in the list of countries la…2nd page first entry…
  • 苏珊: 你很有空 ? 三叔: 突然间变得好喜欢你!
  • Limbo Rock: Nothing further from the truth. Could be TRump telling LHL to buy their F-35 or they send AY back....
  • RDB: Many a Singaporean adult focused mostly or even only on Amos Yee’s expletive “F…” they...
  • Very free lawyer associations: If Reason is on ur side, be Forgiving. If Justice is on ur side, be Humble. The...
Announcement
Support TR Emeritus
Support TR Emeritus:
Other Amount:
Advertisement
Advertisement
Free Classifieds
  • Enjoy stunning views at half the rental rates

    Now Starting at just $3.60 psf per month, we have ...
    [Read more]

  • Sample of a Free Ad

    . This ia a sample of how a Free Ad (without imag...
    [Read more]

Readers Statistic
Latest Statistic