Tag: Grace Fu

Grace Fu says she personally did not find anything problematic with “brownface” ad given the context

Minister for Culture, Community and Youth, Grace Fu, told a crowd of about 300 students yesterday (10 Dec) that she personally did not find anything problematic with the "brownface" NETS advertisement. In July this year, an advertisement for the government-led NETS E-Pay initiative drew severe backlash since...

Grace Fu: S$15 million more put aside for restoration of monuments

Singapore— Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Grace Fu said on October 15, Tuesday that an additional amount of S$15 million has been put aside for the use of monument owners’ restoration initiatives through 2024. The amount will be held by the National Heritage Board...

Grace Fu called out for being part of anti-‘chope’ movement when policeman ‘choped’ parking lot for her at community event

Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Grace Fu was called out earlier today for being part of the anti-chope movement, the cause that hopes to educate Singaporeans and discourage them from reserving seats at food courts and hawker centres. Fu was called out for allegedly...

PM Lee, other S’porean leaders respond swiftly to Sri Lanka terrorist attack

Singapore—Even as the world reeled in shock and horror from the heinous Easter Sunday bombing attacks in churches, hotels and other areas in Sri Lanka on April 21, Singapore’s officials joined other leaders around the globe who quickly condemned the acts of terror, including...

Ong for Defense, Grace Fu for Foreign Affairs, Indranee for Education? Analysts predict possibilities for next cabinet reshuffle

Changes in the cabinet are likely to occur by April 2019, and may be the last ones before the next General Elections, TODAY reported on November 29. The next GE must occur by 2021 but may actually be held as soon as late next...

Mysterious Disappearance of Mano Sabnani’s Facebook Post

By: Obbana Rajah A Facebook post by Chairman and CEO of Rafflesia Holdings Pte Ltd, Mano Sabnani, has mysteriously disappeared. The post, published on the 7th of March, was on the contrast between the behaviour of parliamentarians in the UK and Singapore. According to Sabnani, it...

52 hours of debate but ‘Say Sorry’ is the only thing people remember

This year’s budget was debated by MPs for more than 50 hours over a period of eight days. This is the longest amount of time spent on debating the budget since 2013. But unfortunately, some of the members of parliament are fixated by what...

Don’t treat arts as an after-hours hobby: Alfian Sa’at to SOTA students

“I know I'm coming across as harsh,” said poet and playwright, Alfian Sa’at. “But I have to register my disappointment at the responses coming from SOTA students regarding why an overwhelming majority of them, despite having an arts-based education, would ultimately choose non-arts careers.” Mr...