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SDP: Why are the Ministers for Education, Law and Home Affairs silent on Benjamin Lim's case?

the following is Singapore Democratic Party's (SDP) statement in full on the unnatural death of the 14-year-old boy Benjamin Lim. --SDP's statement-- MINISTERS' SILENCE ON BENJAMIN LIM'S SUICIDE TROUBLING The SDP expresses our deepest sympathies to the family of Benjamin Lim. His...

Recent court rulings & police shortcomings show system needs changes

By: Andrew Loh In recent years, the actions of the enforcement agencies in Singapore have been called into question not just by the public, but also by the courts. Such intervention by judges is welcome and is necessary to rein in...

How many of the 4 in 10 job vacancies went to foreign PMETs?

By: Richard Wan In a press release yesterday (3 Feb) , MOM assured the public that despite job vacancies declined over the year, 4 in 10 job vacancies were found to be for PMETs. "Openings remained available for all occupations, with...

Fort Canning Park will see the gathering of followers of pro-rape advocate V Roosh this weekend

A man who describes himself as “neomasculinist” and blogs about methods for luring women in different countries into sex, Daryush Valizadeh, also known as Roosh V, has announced plans to stage a series of international “meet-up” events this Saturday (Feb...

Mrs Lina Chiam congratulates Daw Aung San Suu Kyi

Yesterday was the first opening session of the first freely elected parliament in Myanmar in the last 5 decades. Majority of its Members of Parliament (MP) and members of the party National League for Democracy (NLD) headed by the legendary Daw...

ST fails to highlight PAP's small-mindedness in the NCMP saga

The Straits Times (ST) today reported on former Punggol East single member constituency Member of Parliament (MP), Ms Lee Lilian's Facebook post where she had rebutted current People's Action Party (PAP) MP Charles Chong who suggested that Ms Lee should...

Slugfest: Shanmugam, WP dishonest – Leon Perera, don't present false choice

Speaking at the sidelines of a community event, Minister for Law and Home Affairs, K Shanmugam, suggested that the Workers' Party was dishonest about its intention behind filling the third Non-Constituency Member of Parliament (NCMP) seat saying, "they want to fill...

NCMP Scheme itself is a Politcal Maneuvering

By: Richard Wan In yesterday's (29 Jan) Parliamentary debate, Minister in the Prime Minister's Office Chan Chun Sing accused WP of political manoeuvring when WP proposed to transfer the vacant NCMP seat from Ms Lee Li Lian to Dr Daniel...

There was no NCMP election – Ex-MP Lee Lilian hits out at Charles Chong

Former MP of Punggol East single-member constituency, Ms Lee Lilian has hit out at the current MP for the ward, Charles Chong for suggesting in Parliament yesterday that she should have respected the ‘decision of the minority’ who voted for...

Low Thia Khiang is right says 'Duckweed Goh'

Writing in his Facebook saying that he will be taking up the NCMP seat which will be offered to him, Associate Professor Daniel Goh explained the reason for his decision. "Mr Low (Thia Khiang) is right. NCMPs are essentially duckweeds. He is...
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Ho Ching praises durian: “Highly nutritious and energy dense”

SINGAPORE: People — yes, we’re looking at you, Westerners — may be wary of the so-called “King of Fruits,” but the durian is well-beloved...

Woman smacks & shouts at cyclist who plowed into child

SINGAPORE: After an e-biker rammed into a young boy as he was crossing the street, with the impact causing the child to fall and...