Tag: National Day Parade

Man charged with flying drone during NDP plans on pleading guilty

Singapore—A man who was charged with an offence under the Public Order Act for flying a drone during this year’s National Day Parade (NDP), an enhanced security event, told a district court of his intention to plead guilty to the charge against him. Twenty-one-year old...

PM Lee says most meaningful NDPs were the ones he marched in

Singapore—Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong was recently in a mood that may be described as both patriotic and nostalgic, as he wrote about past National Day Parades in a Facebook post. According to the Prime Minister, who has attended almost every single National Day Parade...

NDP 2019: Fireworks to be set off at Singapore River for the first time

Singapore—For the first time, fireworks will be lit at the Singapore River in this year’s National Day Parade, as well as be part of the celebration going out to residents living in the heartlands. 2019 is a significant year for the country as it marks...

PM Lee wishes Dr Mahathir happy birthday

In the spirit of solidarity, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong expressed well wishes to Malaysian Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir Mohamad on his birthday. PM Mahathir turns 94 today, July 10. In the Facebook post, PM Lee gave his best wishes to the Malaysian leader. PM Lee...

Flaws, flaws, flaws … NDP website an embarrassment

The official website to showcase the most significant party of the year is an embarrassment, says an IT architect with NUS. Lai Zit Seng, who is also a tech blogger, has drawn up a laundry list of the National Day Parade website’s flaws ranging from...