The owl visits the Prime Minister

The owl visits the prime minister's office at the Istana. According to a piece in Wikipedia: in the native Cherokee culture, as well as many...
PM Lee Hsien Loong

All pupils can continue education in a good school regardless of PSLE results: PM

The Internet is abuzz with reactions to what the PM has said before the PSLE results were announced. Are all schools good schools? If it...

Mind your slip, ministers

By Augustine Low If metaphor, analogy and turn of phrase sound tricky and you try and steer clear, you are not alone. But not our...

No End to Pay-And-Pay

It is shocking but true: middle-income earners will have to pay more taxes should the government choose to move towards a more progressive tax scheme....

Poverty: “Dead Poor” or Deadening The Debate?

Publisher's note: Certainly, we do not see poverty in its abject form here in Singapore. However, poverty exists here and to sideline the issue is...

Are credit co-operatives exposed to a sub-prime market in Singapore?

In a world where for-profit businesses struggle to stay afloat, some Institutes of Public Character (IPC) like NKF and Telecom Credit Cooperative Limited (TCC)...

Facebook Post by Vincent Wijeysingha

Facebook post by civil activist Dr Vincent Wijeysingha over an article that was posted on Breakfast Network. Do you think poverty exists in Singapore? Was...
Mindef BMT

The song that caught our attention

By Elias Tan It started with a song. And that song, modified by the men-in-green and sung in cadence to boost their morale in the...
M Ravi

We the brats of Singapore

Law professor Walter Woon cited the four constitutional challenges against the government since the 2011 General Election as examples of "diminished diffidence" of our...

Better service, SingPost

By Cheong Yaoming On Nov 5,  I saw a SingPost van going at high speed near Block 70, Redhill Close. As it went round the corner, a...
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