Tag: National Day 2019

At PSP’s National Day Dinner: a song about a kind and compassionate society

Singapore—Fresh on the heels of its successful launch earlier this month, the country’s newest political party—Progress Singapore Party (PSP) celebrated it’s first National Day Dinner. PSP leader Dr Tan Cheng Bock, former PAP member who had served Singapore for 26 years as a Member of...

Charity for foreign domestic workers throws birthday party for maids at its Singapore bicentennial celebration

Singapore— A charity aimed to upskill domestic helpers held a party not only in honour of the country’s bicentennial and National Day, but to also celebrate the domestic helpers who are part of our daily life. There was also a special birthday cake for the...

Foreign family shows appreciation to Singapore by picking up litter on National Day

In a heart-warming post on the evening of August 9, a foreigner living in Singapore shared that he and his family spent National Day showing appreciation to the country they have made their home by picking up litter in their neighbourhood. The act was met...

PSP celebrates Singapore’s 54th ‘birthday’ by inducting its 540th Member

Singapore—As the country celebrates National Day with parades, floats and fireworks, Singapore’s newest political party, Progress Singapore Party (PSP) marked August 9th, Singapore’s 54th “birthday,” by welcoming its 540th member. On its Facebook page, PSP posted photos of its members, clad in the red and...

Happy Birthday, Singapore! Events and celebrations to check out on National Day 2019

First of all, Happy 54th Birthday, Singapore! And Happy National Day to all! In this time of great celebration, we've compiled a list of things to take note of and events to join at the National Day Parade (NDP) at the Padang and at Marina...

Patriotic foods for National Day weekend

Singapore—If you and your tummy are in a patriotic mood this weekend, TISG has got you covered. As we celebrate our country’s 54th birthday, we simply cannot miss out on the delicious dishes—past and future—concocted specifically for the occasion. Since food is, quite proudly,...

“Accept the right of citizens…to hold alternative/dissenting views” Tommy Koh’s birthday wishes for Singapore

Singapore—A few days ahead of the country’s National Day celebration on August 9, Friday, Ambassador-at-Large Tommy Koh published his birthday wishes for the nation in an article for The Straits Times (ST) wherein he traced Singapore’s history not just to the bicentennial, but from the...

Indulge in these special Singapore-themed fusion foods for National Day 2019

With National Day around the corner, it's time to make to plans on how you're going to commemorate your patriotic feelings. What better way is there than to revel in the local flavours of Singapore, and eat, drink and be merry at the same...