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Singapore Ambassador to US tells half story in his official reply to NY TimesSingapore Ambassador to US tells half story in his official... It was reported in ST last week (11 Jul) that the Singapore Ambassador to US had find fault with an article published by NY Times, "Family dispute over house of Singapore's founder erupts as national crisis". In his reply to NY Times, the Singapore Ambassador noted that "no Member of Parliament made any allegations...

SDP Intern: Everyone's Duty to Get Involved in PoliticsSDP Intern: Everyone's Duty to Get Involved in Politics   The SDP is proud to introduce our latest intern, Ms Carson Turner who comes to us from the University of California at Berkeley. Ms Turner, a US citizen, is a political science major and has done research in the area of voting systems. She is with the SDP as part of our on-going internship programme and...

Oh no! Now its Li ShengWu?Oh no! Now its Li ShengWu? I refer to the article “Li Shengwu, Lee Wei Ling surprised that Facebook post on Singapore court system enough to trigger AGC response” (Straits Times, Jul 17). It states that “In a Facebook post on Monday afternoon responding to AGC’s statement, Mr Li said he was “somewhat surprised” that his last post –...

EP will be regarded as the greatest PAP blunderEP will be regarded as the greatest PAP blunder To the PAPpie Malays, I like to assure them that I too believe we, the Malays, should be accommodative to the PAP. I also agree that we should be appreciative of the slow but steady progress that our little red dot has made towards true multiracialism and equality for all citizens. Over the last 52 years, the ruling...

AGC Takes on Li Shengwu But Ignores SDP's Letter to Investigate Lee Hsien LoongAGC Takes on Li Shengwu But Ignores SDP's Letter to Investigate... The Attorney-General's Chambers (AGC) has not responded to the SDP's letter sent 10 days ago on 7 July 2017, where we called on it to investigate charges of abuse of powers by PM Lee Hsien Loong. In contrast, the Chambers has reacted with lightning speed to a post made by Mr Li Shengwu, Lee Hsien Yang's son, on his...

Kishorea alludes that PM Lee is no global statesman like LKYKishorea alludes that PM Lee is no global statesman like... Kishore Mahbubani, the former Singapore's Permanent Representative to UN and a favorite of the late LKY, wrote an article for ST ('Qatar: Big lessons from a small country', 1 Jul 2017). In his article, Kishore said that the recent Qatar episode holds many lessons for Singapore. "We ignore them at our peril," he said. Last...

LTA tender gives unfair advantage to low cost contractorsLTA tender gives unfair advantage to low cost contractors I refer to the viaduct structure collapse at PIE. It is noted that LTA awarded the project to OKP which submitted the lowest bid. LTA uses the two envelope system in awarding projects during tender evaluation. The first envelope (first round) consist of scoring of tender proposal, usually by independent party, based...

Comments To 'Lessons From Cambodia'Comments To 'Lessons From Cambodia' Well written observation. And so true. My 2 cents of thoughts. The difference is that in Cambodia most are not educated. So they were not indoctrinated when young about perceived values. They are poor already. What else can they lose? In Singapore, most are educated and have been indoctrinated. We have a HDB...

Halimah finally indicates her interests in Presidency after 5 monthsHalimah finally indicates her interests in Presidency after... ST just reported Sunday morning (16 Jul) that Halimah Yacob, the Speaker of Parliament, has indicated that she may run for President in coming election in Sep."I am thinking about it, of running for the presidency," she told reporters after a community event at her Marsiling ward. She said that she has been asked the...

Association for Sungei Road Market issues statement to clarify current status on its relocationAssociation for Sungei Road Market issues statement to clarify... This is a statement issued on behalf of the Association for the Recycling of Second Hand Goods, in consultation with the Association's President, Mr Koh Eng Khoon. It has come to our attention that there are several news report circulating in the printed mass media today (12 July) about the plans for the Sungei Market...

Contractor OKP of collapsed viaduct at Changi linked to PA grassrootsContractor OKP of collapsed viaduct at Changi linked to PA... It was reported that early Friday morning (14 Jul) at about 3.35am, a viaduct still under construction at Upper Changi Road East collapsed, killing 1 worker and injuring 10 others. The viaduct when completed, will connect TPE to PIE at Upper Changi Road East.In a statement shortly after the collapse, LTA said, "LTA has...

38 Oxley Rd: Charitable tax deduction enough for 6 years’ taxes?38 Oxley Rd: Charitable tax deduction enough for 6 years’... 38 Oxley Road was sold to Mr Lee Hsien Yang for an estimated $24 million in December 2015, about six months after the death of our former Prime Minister, Mr Lee Kuan Yew. The seller of the property donated the entire estimated $24 million sales proceeds to charity, and Mr Lee Hsien Yang donated $12 million (half the...

Public protest of alleged abuse of power - 15th July Hong Lim Park @4pmPublic protest of alleged abuse of power - 15th July Hong... Press statement by Organiser. A public protest was mooted by a group of Singaporeans who are concerned with a string of public social media postings by the two younger siblings with regard to the domestic spat on the demolition of Lee Kuan Yew’s house at 38 Oxley Road. There is the serious allegation on the abuse...

Collapsed highway contractor owned by grassroots leaders Collapsed highway contractor owned by grassroots leaders... Or Kim Peow Contractor is the firm responsible for building the highway along Upper Changi Rd, but what's interesting is, it is owned by OKP Holdings Pte Ltd, whose Chairman and Directors are grassroots leaders! Chairman Or Kim Peow is in Potong Pasir CCC and was awarded Public Service Awards a few times before. His...

Dr Tan Cheng Bock's statement on appealDr Tan Cheng Bock's statement on appeal My Fellow Singaporeans After studying the reasons given by the Court and reading the official Court transcripts, my lawyers have advised that the Judge may have misconstrued the relevant Constitutional provisions. I have therefore filed an appeal to the Court of Appeal (CA No. 124 of 2017) to review the Court decision....

Editorials
AGC 'looking into' private comments made by Li ShengWu

AGC 'looking into' private comments made by Li ShengWu

The Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) announced on Monday (17 July) that it is looking into a comment...
Lawyer Lim Tean's speech at Hong Lim Park on 15th July

Lawyer Lim Tean's speech at Hong Lim Park on 15th July

Lawyer Lim Tean has given a very good speech on the allegations made against Prime Minister Lee Hsien...
Halimah Yacob is 'thinking' of running for the Elected...

Halimah Yacob is 'thinking' of running for the Elected...

Despite the whole Singapore knowing that Mdm Halimah Yacob is going to be fielded by the ruling People's...
Businessman announces bid for Malay-only Presidency

Businessman announces bid for Malay-only Presidency

Mr Farid Khan Kaim Khan, a Singaporean of Pakistani-Arab descent has announced his bid for the Elected...
Dr Tan Cheng Bock to appeal High Court's decision

Dr Tan Cheng Bock to appeal High Court's decision

Dr Tan Cheng Bock has decided to appeal the High Court's dismissal of his constitutional challenge. The...
Lee Hsien Loong the President of Indonesia?

Lee Hsien Loong the President of Indonesia?

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong of Singapore, who recently attended the G20 Summit has been 'appointed'...
Public protest against alleged abuse of power by Prime...

Public protest against alleged abuse of power by Prime...

Activist Gilbert Goh and creator of Transitioning.org is in the process of organising a public protest...
PM Lee rejects conditional ceasefire offered by siblings?

PM Lee rejects conditional ceasefire offered by siblings?

It appears that Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has rejected the offer by his siblings to a conditional...
High Court dismisses Dr Tan Cheng Bock's constitutional...

High Court dismisses Dr Tan Cheng Bock's constitutional...

The High Court has today (7 July) dismissed the constitutional challenge mounted by Dr Tan Cheng...
PM Lee's siblings offer conditional ceasefire in famiLEE...

PM Lee's siblings offer conditional ceasefire in famiLEE...

In a joint statement released this morning (6 July), PM Lee Hsien Loong's siblings have offered a conditional...
Lee Hsien Yang presents 'Summary of Evidence'

Lee Hsien Yang presents 'Summary of Evidence'

Probably responding to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's claim in Parliament on 4th Julythat no Select...
Mr and Mrs Lee Hsien Yang is a humble and caring couple...

Mr and Mrs Lee Hsien Yang is a humble and caring couple...

A Netizen, who apparently have some personal experience with Mr and Mrs Lee Hsien Yang has praised the...
Lee Hsien Yang responds to ESM Goh's accusation

Lee Hsien Yang responds to ESM Goh's accusation

Prime Minister (PM) Lee Hsien Loong's youngest brother, Mr Lee Hsien Yang has responded to Emeritus...
FamiLEE feud's Parliamentary sessions in a nutshell

FamiLEE feud's Parliamentary sessions in a nutshell

Human rights activist Ms Kirsten Han has shared an interesting summary of the Parliamentary sessions...
Workers' Party questions in Pailiamentary sessions...

Workers' Party questions in Pailiamentary sessions...

The following is a quick summary of Workers Party's questions in the Parliamentary sessions setup...
PAP MP put forth 'tough questions' on famiLEE feud...

PAP MP put forth 'tough questions' on famiLEE feud...

In a surprising episode in the 2-day Parliamentary sessions to address the famiLEE feud, a Member...
PM Lee tearfully appeals for reconciliation in Parliament

PM Lee tearfully appeals for reconciliation in Parliament

At the closing of the 2-day Parliamentary session on the famiLEE feud between Prime Minister Lee...
PM Lee's siblings respond to his ministerial statement

PM Lee's siblings respond to his ministerial statement

Both Dr Lee Wei Ling and Mr Lee Hsien Yang have responded to the ministerial statement made by their...
Dr Lee Wei Ling refutes claim by PM Lee made against...

Dr Lee Wei Ling refutes claim by PM Lee made against...

Dr Lee Wei Ling has responded to a statement made by PM Lee Hsien Loong in Parliament om the $1 deal...
LTA: 'erroneous and misleading' report by Straits Times

LTA: 'erroneous and misleading' report by Straits Times

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has issued a statement today (4th July), dismissing a report by State...
Opinions
Yikes! Cynical Investor part of PAP IB?

Yikes! Cynical Investor part of PAP IB?

Going by the u/m Chris K will have to unfriend me if he wants to remain friends with Tay Kheng Soon (Future...
CPF fund manager, GIC, confesses to poor performance:...

CPF fund manager, GIC, confesses to poor performance:...

While GIC, fund manager of CPF, has been trying to conceal its poor performance, it may have inadvertently...
Just one word

Just one word

I am sad for Singapore and Singaporeans. A single word about the judiciary in a private facebook...
AGC double standard, eat finish nothing better to do

AGC double standard, eat finish nothing better to do

Organs of state have been used against citizens and AGC’s response to Li Shengwu’s FB post confirm...
Questionable leak of Li Sheng Wu’s private Facebook...

Questionable leak of Li Sheng Wu’s private Facebook...

Media outlets in Singapore have reported that the Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) is looking...
WP’s superb performance in Parliament alone won’t...

WP’s superb performance in Parliament alone won’t...

Congratulations to Low Thia Khiang and company for being nominated by Singaporeans for an Oscar for best...
Got such thing as 'Malay' race meh?

Got such thing as 'Malay' race meh?

A really moronic statement from someone who makes moronic statements when he’s trying to justify that...
Is fumbling Madam President suitable to take over KFC...

Is fumbling Madam President suitable to take over KFC...

In this CNA interview, PAP MP Halimah has to repeatedly own self assure own self of the responsibilities...
Conversation With An Indian FT On Singapore And Politics

Conversation With An Indian FT On Singapore And Politics

Recently met an brutally honest Southern Indian, a very nice man. From hearsay and many stories, I understand...
SPH propaganda standard no standard, self insulting

SPH propaganda standard no standard, self insulting

The PAP has always thought that cheaperer = betterer. By cutting costs, this will allow elites to continue...
The Hard Question about putting Singaporeans First

The Hard Question about putting Singaporeans First

This is something TOC, TRE and other anti-PAP new media outlets will never dare say. Are we happy...
Disgusting PAP Migrant Workers’ Centre praises PAP...

Disgusting PAP Migrant Workers’ Centre praises PAP...

I refer to CNA propaganda piece, “PIE work site accident: Investigation will focus on design, construction...
Systematic Replacement Of Local PMETs With Foreign...

Systematic Replacement Of Local PMETs With Foreign...

Do you understand why Khaw Boon Wan said there is no point having a degree if you cant eat it? And then...
Oxleygate: 'the curious incident'

Oxleygate: 'the curious incident'

“The dog did nothing in the night-time.” “That was the curious incident.” The real “scandal”...
The Singapore Which LKY Built Is Not As Good As One...

The Singapore Which LKY Built Is Not As Good As One...

The saddest realization was that many S’poreans didn’t know was that the late LKY didn’t built...
One article on GIC by PAP-controlled media has a fake...

One article on GIC by PAP-controlled media has a fake...

On July 10, PAP-controlled media published a number of articles on GIC. According to ST, GIC’s...
Indian blood required to be Prez isit?

Indian blood required to be Prez isit?

I didn’t know that it’s a constitutional requirement that being Indian or having Indian blood is...
As CPF fund manager prepares for low investment returns,...

As CPF fund manager prepares for low investment returns,...

GIC has predicted its own poor performance for the next decade: “.. real returns are expected to come...
The tale of seven wills

The tale of seven wills

The prime minister and his deputy spent two days in parliament attempting to ascertain the intention...
Temasek CEO Ho Ching has earned hundreds of million$...

Temasek CEO Ho Ching has earned hundreds of million$...

The appointment of Ho Ching, spouse of PM Lee, as Temasek’s CEO is clearly a conflict of interest....
Snippets
Singapore Ambassador to US tells half story in his...

Singapore Ambassador to US tells half story in his...

It was reported in ST last week (11 Jul) that the Singapore Ambassador to US had find fault with an article...
SDP Intern: Everyone's Duty to Get Involved in Politics

SDP Intern: Everyone's Duty to Get Involved in Politics

  The SDP is proud to introduce our latest intern, Ms Carson Turner who comes to us from...
EP will be regarded as the greatest PAP blunder

EP will be regarded as the greatest PAP blunder

To the PAPpie Malays, I like to assure them that I too believe we, the Malays, should be accommodative...
AGC Takes on Li Shengwu But Ignores SDP's Letter to...

AGC Takes on Li Shengwu But Ignores SDP's Letter to...

The Attorney-General's Chambers (AGC) has not responded to the SDP's letter sent 10 days ago on 7...
Kishorea alludes that PM Lee is no

Kishorea alludes that PM Lee is no "global statesman"...

Kishore Mahbubani, the former Singapore's Permanent Representative to UN and a favorite of the late LKY,...
Halimah finally indicates her interests in Presidency...

Halimah finally indicates her interests in Presidency...

ST just reported Sunday morning (16 Jul) that Halimah Yacob, the Speaker of Parliament, has indicated...
Association for Sungei Road Market issues statement...

Association for Sungei Road Market issues statement...

This is a statement issued on behalf of the Association for the Recycling of Second Hand Goods, in consultation...
Contractor OKP of collapsed viaduct at Changi linked...

Contractor OKP of collapsed viaduct at Changi linked...

It was reported that early Friday morning (14 Jul) at about 3.35am, a viaduct still under construction...
Public protest of alleged abuse of power - 15th July...

Public protest of alleged abuse of power - 15th July...

Press statement by Organiser. A public protest was mooted by a group of Singaporeans who are concerned...
Dr Tan Cheng Bock's statement on appeal

Dr Tan Cheng Bock's statement on appeal

My Fellow Singaporeans After studying the reasons given by the Court and reading the official...
Letters
Comments To 'Lessons From Cambodia'

Comments To 'Lessons From Cambodia'

Well written observation. And so true. My 2 cents of thoughts. The difference is that in Cambodia...
Oh no! Now its Li ShengWu?

Oh no! Now its Li ShengWu?

I refer to the article “Li Shengwu, Lee Wei Ling surprised that Facebook post on Singapore court system...
LTA tender gives unfair advantage to low cost contractors

LTA tender gives unfair advantage to low cost contractors

I refer to the viaduct structure collapse at PIE. It is noted that LTA awarded the project to OKP which...
38 Oxley Rd: Charitable tax deduction enough for 6...

38 Oxley Rd: Charitable tax deduction enough for 6...

38 Oxley Road was sold to Mr Lee Hsien Yang for an estimated $24 million in December 2015, about six...
Why LTA and SMRT so special?

Why LTA and SMRT so special?

In a letter to the State Media yesterday, LTA and SMRT claimed that the signalling issues encountered...
Collapsed highway contractor owned by grassroots leaders...

Collapsed highway contractor owned by grassroots leaders...

Or Kim Peow Contractor is the firm responsible for building the highway along Upper Changi Rd, but what's...
PAP MPs' silence during famiLEE feud Parliamentary...

PAP MPs' silence during famiLEE feud Parliamentary...

Even as the dust hasn't quite settled for the 38 Oxley Rd issue and odors still persist after its premature...
Temasek’s 10-year rolling returns at 10-year low?

Temasek’s 10-year rolling returns at 10-year low?

I refer to the article “Temasek’s net portfolio value hits record $275b” (Straits Times, Jul 12). It...
GIC’s returns aren’t so bad after all?

GIC’s returns aren’t so bad after all?

I refer to the article “GIC posts steady real returns of 3.7% amid uncertainty” (Straits Times, Jul...
5 issues I’d rather have a Ministerial Committee...

5 issues I’d rather have a Ministerial Committee...

Instead of having a Ministerial Committee to try to find loopholes of a Will and try to overturn the...
Sticky & Recent Articles

Democracy not a Western product

Democracy not a Western product

The Singapore Democrats recently marked World Human Rights Day on 10 December with this video message from Ms Teo Soh Lung. But the PAP insists that human rights – and by extension, democracy – is a Western concept alien to the Asian mindset. We present below historical facts to demonstrate that this is patently... 

Two train faults on separate MRT lines in one evening

Two train faults on separate MRT lines in one evening

Two train faults were reported separately on different MRT lines on Mon evening (Dec 26th). One was reported on the North-South Line and the other on the North-East Line. On the North-South Line, a train had to be pulled off the tracks at the Newton MRT station. A fault was reported on the train but SMRT did not mention what... 

CDC is clueless

CDC is clueless

Interesting that the topic of CDC is raised. Sometime back, shortly after the results of GE 2011, during my attachment in a hospital, I sat in a meeting with the department I was attached to and some representatives from CDC. What they wanted was “to help the people” and were trying to find out what we did and how they can... 

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