Tag: netizens

Netizens post smiley photos as a show of solidarity with activist Jolovan Wham

Singapore—After migrants rights activist Jolovan Wham was ordered to report to Tanglin police for having posted a photo of himself on social media with a placard with a smiley face two months ago, other netizens started posting smiley photos of their own in solidarity...

Netizen says Singaporeans who are unhappy should just migrate to another country

Facebook user Micky Sim recently drew some flack after saying that Singaporeans who are unhappy with how things are in the country should "just migrate to a country that is better for them." Other Facebook users, however, argued that Singaporean citizens have a right...

“Absurd comments” showdown: Tan Kin Lian likened to Ho Ching for controversial statements

Businessman and social activist Tan Kin Lian has been likened to Ho Ching after he posted a rather blatant proposal on handling the Covid-19 virus among foreign workers. Finding his statement to be "rather absurd," Redditors compared him to the Prime Minister's wife, who is known...

“Stop testing the foreign workers:” Tan Kin Lian draws sarcasm from netizens for blatant statement

Singaporean businessman and social activist Tan Kin Lian has recently drawn sarcasm from netizens after publishing a blatant proposition to stop testing foreign workers in order to lower the Covid-19 count in Singapore. Lost for words, many Singaporeans resorted to commenting on Mr Tan's post...

Netizen in queue for McDonald’s complains about people waiting in line, a case of the pot calling the kettle black

Singapore—In this day and age, sometimes a callout is a callout, and in other times it a person poking fun at themselves. The only problem is that people, especially on social media, have a hard time telling the difference. Take one guy who posted...

Facebook post by losing Aljunied GRC candidate draws the ire of netizens

There has been criticism online of a People's Action Party candidate who lost in the 2015 General Election for saying that "many Singaporeans don't realise the value of our community grassroots network". The statement was made in a Facebook post by Mr Victor Lye on...

Netizen offers goods for the ill or elderly on Facebook after his beloved father dies

A man who goes by the name of Syafiq Focus Syafiq Focus on Facebook decided to turn his loss into others’ gain by offering the goods his late father used after his father passed away. In lieu of payment, he asked for prayers for...

Did the Star picture Muslims in prayer as terrorists?

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The biggest selling newspaper in Malaysia, The Star is in trouble with the law for portraying Muslims in prayer as terrorists. At least this is what the cover of the newspaper's Saturday edition is telling, according to netizens who blew their temper over the front page...