A screenshot from AirVisual Earth’s real time map of air quality shows a massive layer of smog enveloping the region. For comparison, the smog cloud is over half the size of India.
To the Hongkongers who wish to resettle in Singapore, here is reality check for what you can expect.
It is expected that by the 20th anniversary of 9/11, more people will have died from 9/11-related illnesses than the 2,977 people who died that fateful day.
Teo explained that the comment was “meant as a private joke”. However, she also acknowledged that “nothing is really private anymore” given the public scrutiny she receives as a minister.
There remains a lack of transparency in how the EBRC reviews and redraws electoral boundaries
This announcement is much welcomed news for the party, which has been subject to criticism of stagnant leadership from certain quarters in recent years.
The immigration officers found the men loitering in the designated female section of the holding area, instead of the male section.
Given its low elevation, flood control is a major issue in the Netherlands. The country relies on an extensive network of natural sand dunes and constructed dikes, dams, and floodgates to hold back storm surges from the sea.
Huang pleaded guilty to two counts of theft, with another charge taken into consideration for sentencing. She admitted that previous successes gave her the impression that it was “easy to steal from Gucci” and this compelled her to try again.
2018 was the fourth successive World Cup at which France has supplied more players than any other competing nation.
If convicted, Lin could be jailed up to 20 years and liable for a fine or caning if convicted for rape or sexual assault by penetration.
According to his lawyer, Davis later regretted his actions and profusely apologized to the SPF for his conduct.
Today, Singapore ranks 162 out of 211 Fifa member countries. Despite previously failing to achieve the 2010 World Cup qualification goal, Edwin Tong remained optimistic of Singapore’s chances for 2034, citing Fifa’s expanded 48-team format from 2026 onwards.
TAFEP said it takes a “serious view” of all forms of discriminatory employment practices that are not in line with existing regulations, and that it works closely with the Manpower Minister to take “appropriate action” against employers who flout the rules.
In any given day, over 350,000 people will cross the Causeway. This figure includes a sizeable proportion of workers commuting to Singapore to work. In peak seasons, daily human traffic may exceed 450,000.
The People’s Daily, the official newspaper of the Chinese Communist Party published official videos of the convoy, describing the event as “preparations for a major drill”.
Launched in January 2019 by the central propaganda department, installation and use of the app is compulsory for Communist Party members, civil servants, teachers, employees of state-owned companies.
While democracy is by no means perfect, overwhelming empirical evidence shows that democratic states are by far the most successful.
Wake Up, Singapore asked the public “Which person lost his way?”, with the option of choosing Goh Chok Tong or Tan Cheng Bock. Over 3,600 people responded to the poll.
“Erasing the narrative of migrant communities from the documentary sends the message that their stories do not matter, and that they are disposable. Their stories need to be told, and as an audience, we demand to hear them.”
With e-scooter accidents, injuries, and fires on the rise, more Singaporeans — including Members of Parliament (MPs) — have joined a growing chorus of voices calling for e-scooters to be banned.
We should review this blanket ban on alternative tobacco products and provide the smoker the option of choosing a safer, less harmful alternative.
Expedia’s survey results build upon a growing body of research that cites Singapore as one of the most overworked countries in the world.
The votes were overwhelmingly in favor of “NO” which garnered 963 votes versus 172 “YES” votes.
The majority of Singaporeans (55 percent) also strongly or somewhat support Pink Dot Singapore, an annual event held in support of the LGBTQ community. 45 percent are opposed to it.
China’s actions have been roundly condemned by the global community. 22 members of the United Nations Human Rights Council in the first such joint move on the issue urged the Chinese government to stop its mass detention of Uighur Muslims.
Ultimately, by echoing the sentiments of the Chinese Government, the PAP IB machine reaffirms the anti-democratic, authoritarian nature of the PAP Government.
Theresa Goh echoed the sentiments of many Singaporeans by calling for S377A of the Penal Code to be repealed.
For several hours on Sunday, protesters marched in the sweltering heat dressed in white. Many carried banners saying “Scrap the evil law!” and “Oppose China extradition!”
Former PM Goh Chok Tong, in his last National Day Rally speech to the nation, made a reference to an alleged event in Lee Hsien Loong’s early career as a junior minister.
Cambodian and Vietnamese netizens and key government officials pointed out that PM Lee’s Facebook post notably failed to mention the atrocities of the Khmer Rouge and their incursions into Southern Vietnam that forced Hanoi to invade in the first place.
Le Thi Thu Hang, spokeswoman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said Vietnam “regrets” that the statement did not reflect history objectively, causing negative public opinions.
In its current trajectory, New Zealand will become the first western country to direct the bulk of its budget toward mental health and poverty.
It has been three decades since the events of the deadly June 4th crackdown on the Tiananmen Square protests. The…
Such rigorous enforcement by environmental officers are common in Singapore, which has some of the most draconian anti-littering laws in the world.
Over 2,700 people responded to the poll with over 2,000 “yes” votes compared to 662 “no” votes.
Tan shared that many times the PAP leaders told that they will be sacking him but never did so because they knew that he has no hidden agenda and that his agenda is very clear, which is the country comes first.
The votes were overwhelmingly in favor of ‘NO’ with over 1,800 votes to 82 ‘YES’ votes
When Jacinda Ardern became Prime Minister of New Zealand in October 2017, she became the country’s youngest Prime Minister and one of the youngest currently-serving world leaders.
In a survey of 37 countries, Singapore came in 2nd, behind Turkey, when it came to concerns about expressing political views for fear of retaliation from the government.
Low cited the provisions in the law which gives ministers far-reaching powers to determine what is online falsehood, saying it is akin to a minister who is both a player and a referee during a match.
The government’s high profile “War on Diabetes” has materialized in the form of public awareness campaigns and proposed policy amendments…
After a successful inaugural start-up in 2018, the Legion of Racers (LOR) are now in the hunt for a pack of drivers who could represent Singapore in major events like the F1 Esports Championship and the Gran Turismo Championship, if they qualify.
Many have argued that the law could severely restrict not only freedom of the press but also freedom of speech in Singapore overall.
The petition charged Nas Daily for making videos that perpetuated stereotypes and pushing a brainwashing agenda using subliminal messaging, making him a danger to Singapore. However, no explanation was given as to what these clips supposedly were.
In a Facebook post, Mr. Zhong described his surprise that his “harmless” comments would warrant such a heavy handed response.
Given that Nas Daily has been outspoken in his praise for the Singapore Government, will the authorities turn a blind eye to his potential political activities and efforts to influence local politics or will they enforce the law equally?
Ms Yassin has also been outspoken in his praise for Singapore and the PAP government. Last year, Mr Yassin produced several videos on Singapore during his stopover while applying for a visa to Indonesia.