Tag: Netizens react

Lee Hsien Yang: National Day an occasion to celebrate past and conceive future

Singapore -- Mr Lee Hsien Yang, the Prime Minister's younger brother, wished Singapore a happy birthday in a Facebook post on Sunday (Aug 9), noting that National Day was "an occasion both to celebrate our past and to conceive our future". Mr Lee highlighted how,...

Another 47 firms added on watch list for possible discriminatory hiring; public highlights PMET issue

Singapore – The issue of hiring practices and preferences for PMETs was highlighted by the public after news of more firms were added to the Ministry of Manpower’s (MOM) watchlist for possible discriminatory hiring. According to a straitstimes.com report on Thursday (August 6), one of...

Tan Chuan-Jin jokes his campaign for GE2025 has begun

Singapore – Speaker of Parliament Tan Chuan-Jin is known for his humorous and witty captions on social media posts, such as one where he began a post with, “Oops! I did it again,” a famous song by pop star Britney Spears. A few months ago,...

Public questions why after 4 months of testing, Covid-19 cases in foreign worker dormitories still in the 3-digits

Singapore – As Covid-19 confirmed cases continue to rise among foreign worker dormitories, members of the public question the efficiency of control measures being applied. The Ministry of Health (MOH) reported 908 new Covid-19 cases on Wednesday (August 5), the highest figure since May 1....

Chee Soon Juan calls for immediate attention on lamp post left exposed at Bukit Batok

Singapore – Opposition Singapore Democratic Party chief Chee Soon Juan took to social media to call for immediate attention to a lamp post with exposed wires at Bukit Batok. Dr Chee, in a Facebook post on Monday (August 3), shared a couple of photos of...

Netizens comment on odd National Day banner

A photo of a National Day banner in Jurong GRC was uploaded on Reddit by user HelloWorld0921 due to the unusual photo of the Jurong Members of Parliament (MPs) featured on the banner. The MPs representing Jurong GRC are Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Dr Tan Wu Meng,...

Spotted: Used sanitary pads being thrown out the window in Tampines residence, member of public tags NEA and TC

Singapore – A concerned citizen took to social media to share an allegedly recurring incident involving used sanitary pads being thrown out the window at a Tampines residence. Facebook user Xiao Bawang shared through Complaint Singapore’s page a couple of photos by a certain Tan...

Jamus Lim shares house visit experiences, from resident concerns to stories that ‘bring color to life’

Singapore – MP-elect for Sengkang GRC, Jamus Lim, took to Facebook to share his house visit experiences which included hearing the concerns of residents and stories that “bring color to life.” On Friday (July 31), Mr Lim began a post with, “While house visits are...

‘Don’t block us from passing through’ requests citizen in response to Johor Baru-S’pore border controls

Singapore – In response to the news that Malaysians studying at Singapore universities would have to walk across the Causeway as the semester resumes, a netizen has called for empathy, requesting, "Don't block us from passing through." Over the next few weeks, students returning to...

Saved by fellow workers! Man was standing on 7th-floor window ledge of dorm

Singapore -- Videos of a foreign worker standing on a window ledge at a dormitory in Kaki Bukit circulated online on Friday (July 31). The man was eventually talked back in by his fellow workers. Facebook page 新加坡眼 Singapore Eye shared a couple of videos...