If it weren’t for the student activists, we would probably still be singing “God Save the Queen” instead of “Majulah Singapura” today.
This little known law effectively shields the Government (SAF and SCDF included) from civil liability for the deaths of full time national servicemen, even when the SAF and SCDF are found to be negligent.
Ultimately, when Malaysia prospers, so will Singapore. The least we can do as Singaporeans is to give the new opposition government a chance to lead.
While the circumstances behind PTE Dave Lee’s death are still a mystery, Taiwan’s experience with its military-related deaths provides valuable lessons for Singapore.
With you, for you, for Singapore? That slogan has become nothing more than empty words
Singapore is a country of diversity, especially when it comes to food. We accept all kinds of food. Chinese, Malay, … More
Whether it’s the price of water or carbon taxes, Budget 2017 will most certainly have adverse consequences on Singapore’s middle and working class already squeezed by the high cost of living. Neither out of touch comments made by elitist MPs in their ivory towers or token gestures like GST vouchers are going to help alleviate the financial burdens of Singaporeans.
An age old myth that has been drilled into the heads of every Singaporean from birth is the notion that we owe Singapore’s success to our model of governance. Or to put it more bluntly, the one-party domination of the PAP that made such progress possible. This myth is constantly being expounded by the political establishment and the mainstream media.
As a bystander in Singapore observing US politics from an ocean away, I can’t help but draw parallels between Trump’s America and a PAP-dominated Singapore.