Tag: NDP

MP Tan Chuan-Jin: “NDP is never about NDP”

Minister for Parliament Tan Chuan-Jin recently shared his thoughts on the significance of celebrating the National Day Parade (NDP) without fail every year. Though many responded positively to his words and rallied behind the call for camaraderie, there were also a few who argued that...

Leon Perera: Singapore should reduce NDP spending this year

Singapore—Non-Constituency Member of Parliament Leon Perera, who is from the Workers’ Party (WP), spoke in Parliament on Friday (June 5), calling for a reduction in the expenses of this year’s National Day Parade (NDP). https://www.facebook.com/leonperera70/posts/1572678386223665 He made the call “in solidarity with the needy at this...

Ex-NMP Calvin Cheng calls NDP funpack “worthwhile” but 75,000 don’t want it

Singapore -- Former Nominated Member of Parliament (NMP) Calvin Cheng has defended the expenditure on this year's National Day Parade (NDP) funpack, although many people are petitioning against receiving it. Those against the funpack call it a "waste of money and resources", with a petition...

Netizens petitioning against NDP funpack call it a “waste of money and resources”

A petition on the change.org platform to opt-out of receiving the National Day Parade (NDP) funpack has so far garnered over 12,496 signatures. The petition was started on May 21 by a man named Kaushik Ilango. The petition is against every Singaporean and Permanent Resident...

Singaporeans ticked off that Nas Daily gets direct invite to NDP by director Dick Lee, while rest have to ballot

It seems that there exists never-ending distaste between foreigners and locals. YouTuber Nas Daily is no exception to this problem. He recently sparked a massive uproar when he lashed out at Singaporeans and called them “crybabies,” after he had been criticised for calling Singapore an...

They did it, the kids I mean

Source: http://ndp.org.sg/ Singapore News
By Abhijit Nag “If there be a paradise on earth, it is here, it is here,” proclaims the inscription at the entrance of a famous Mughal building in India. The existence, location and admission rules of the Pearly Gates are open to debate.  But if...

Why not a party?

Source: Internet
By Tan Bah Bah The buntings are up for the National Day Parade or NDP, as most Singaporeans would refer to the national bash. Once a year, Singaporeans from every section of society get together to celebrate the country’s birthday – with much pomp and...

Prime Minister Lee’s National Day Message 2013

Amidst economic and political stresses, an emphasis on unity and inclusiveness Most Singaporeans viewing the Prime Minister’s National Day message, released on 8 August, would find some notes that resonated with their concerns. The message struck a cautious balance between egalitarianism versus self-reliance, between celebrating...