Tag: PAP

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...

A legacy hangs in the balance

Lee Kuan Yew once said, "Whoever governs Singapore must have that iron in him. Or give it up. This is not a game of cards." Being Singapore's founding father, he was well-acquainted with the kind of resolve it takes to birth a country and...

Singaporean pleads with Govt to address disparity between rich and poor

After a Singaporean issued a passionate call for the Government to change the disparity between Singapore's rich and poor, netizens followed suit and expressed similar sentiments. While some saw the need to vote out the ruling party, People's Action Party (PAP), others were more pessimistic,...

Facebook user’s premonition if there are no checks and balances on PAP

A Facebook user has gone public with a rather gloomy premonition for Singapore, claiming that should there be no checks and balances on the ruling People's Action Party (PAP), the country will in no time become a Third World nation. The unabashed post by Mr...

No unity in opposition? “There absolutely is,” says Lim Tean

People's Voice founder Lim Tean says there is no discord among Singapore's opposition parties. "Don't think that there is no unity in the opposition," he said. "I'm telling you -- there absolutely is!" Mr Lim on Friday (May 15) published a video on Facebook which...

“Brilliant question but idiotic answer” say netizens in relation to a WP query and PAP’s response

After Workers' Party (WP) member Leon Perera raised a question in Parliament on the efficacy of issuing directives under the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Act (POFMA) as a means to reinforce public trust, People's Action Party (PAP) MP Indranee Rajah's stepped up to address his...

Writer Sudhir Thomas Vadaketh responds to being labelled a ‘foreign agent’

Singapore—After writer Sudhir Thomas Vadaketh was featured in a post in Global Times Singapore’s (GTS) Facebook page about the South China Morning Post’s “clear China agenda,” he took to his own account to express concern over how easy it is for some to believe...

After accusations in Global Times Singapore Facebook post, Cherian George calls for an all-party code of conduct

Singapore—Media Studies professor Cherian George has called for an “all-party code of conduct,” writing that certain websites that support the Government have crossed boundaries in critical posts and have made it difficult for Singaporeans to engage in needful debates concerning national issues. Furthermore, these...

Chee Soon Juan says it again: 2 mistakes worsened Covid-19 crisis

Opposition politician Chee Soon Juan has said it again that mistakes made by the Government led to a worsening of the Covid-19 crisis in Singapore. In a video posted on Facebook on Thursday (April 16), the Secretary-General of the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) criticised Prime...

Why is MP giving out face masks at hawker centre during circuit breaker period?

Singapore – There is some unhappiness among members of the public over People’s Action Party (PAP) Member of Parliament Dr Chia Shi-Lu going to a hawker centre to distribute face masks in the midst of the circuit breaker measures in the country. News about his...