Opinion

OPINION | Contrast Christopher de Souza with Pritam Singh, and dancing on MRT divides Singaporeans

This week, news broke that Peoples' Action Party member of parliament (MP), Christopher de Souza has been found guilty of professional misconduct. According to reports by the national broadsheet, The Straits Times, it was determined by a tribunal that...

World Cup Qatar’s valuable lesson for small countries & companies: It’s Not What You Have, It’s What You Do with It

The World Cup in Qatar is now heading into the knock-out stages. Say whatever you like about the event but it has produced some amazing displays of beautiful football. More importantly, the teams that have played the most amazing...

S377A: “Doing the right thing” – or killing the Opposition softly?

The repeal of S377A shows that persistent activism for the right cause - to correct what is wrong - will be rewarded, even in authoritarian and largely conservatve Singapore. But only when clouds are burst. The journey to the...

OPINION | Goodbye 377A, ultimately good guys win, Sext Station and other stories in review…

This week saw various Workers' Party (WP) members of parliament (MP) in the spotlight, justifying and explaining the way they voted in relation to the repeal of section 377A. While MPs Pritam Singh, Sylvia Lim, Leon Perera, Jamus Lim...

GE15: The homecoming of Anwar Ibrahim

Despite being so much a part of the Malaysian political landscape for three decades and within an arm’s reach of the top office twice, Anwar Ibrahim being sworn in on Nov 24 as Prime Minister by the Malaysian King...

OPINION | Political courage according to WP MP Leon Perera, and other thought-provoking stories in review

This week sees some interesting developments in our closest neighbour. Persistent opposition politician, Anwar Ibrahim, has finally become Prime Minister of Malaysia. Anwar's political career is a storied one. From Mahathir's right-hand man, to allegedly trumped up charges of...

CEO Vinod Sekhar on PM Anwar Ibrahim: “Good Guys Win – Even if the Road is Longer & Harder”

Mr Anwar Ibrahim, former Deputy Prime Minister has finally been sworn in as Malaysia’s Prime Minister. Mr Ibrahim is what my former client, Mr Vinod Sekhar, called a good guy. Mr Ibrahim was once a rising star in Dr...

OPINION | How do we ensure elderly Singaporeans don’t need to collect cardboard boxes in their twilight years?

One of my weekend treats was to pick up a John Grisham novel called “Gray Mountain,” which focuses on a young New York lawyer who gets retrenched from her big law firm and ends up working in the Appalachian...

OPINION | Is the Workers’ Party a good opposition party in Government? Plus rage in Singapore and other stories in review

On top of raising important livelihood issues in Parliament, the Workers' Party (WP) as the only elected opposition party in Parliament has also been drawing attention to environmental and cultural issues that the People's Action Party (PAP) has not. Member...

World Cup and EPL viewing: Singaporeans must stop being soccer suckers

When FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 kicks off today (Nov 20), it will be watched by five billion people, half of humanity’s population. Host Qatar takes on Ecuador in the opening match. The excitement will reach its climax at...
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Spotify Wrapped 2022! Top Singapore Streams: Comeback Stars & Asian Artists

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OPINION | Contrast Christopher de Souza with Pritam Singh, and dancing on MRT divides Singaporeans

This week, news broke that Peoples' Action Party member of parliament (MP), Christopher de Souza has been found guilty of professional misconduct. According to...

Landscape worker dies after being hit by tree trunk, 43 workplace fatalities in 2022

A Bangladeshi worker passed away on Wednesday (Dec 7) after being hit by a tree trunk, marking the 43rd workplace fatality in 2022. A tree...

Passenger screams & threatens bus driver after he forgot to let them alight, netizen writes note to both of them

A Singapore netizen posted about his experience online after a bus driver appeared to have forgotten that he and a woman were still on...

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