Netizen tells Jamus Lim not to downplay our public service with his linguistic calisthenics
In just one Facebook post, WP Jamus Lim ran down everything in Singapore, from the quality of public service to education, healthcare and housing to expensive cars, ERP and taxes. In addition to posting this meme picked from social media, he also posted a graph with the time frame conveniently cropped out to show Singapore up […]
NTUC Calls Out Errant Practices of Local Security Company
Egregious, unethical, and indespicable. These are the words fitting of what a local security agency has done to game the Progressive Wage Model (PWM), lower their operating cost, all at the expense of the livelihoods of their workers. The PWM was first mooted by National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) to ensure that our workers, especially those […]
Nicole Seah’s recent post shows her lack of professionalism.
Recently, Nicole Rebecca Seah Xue Ling (“Nicole Seah”), Kenneth Foo Seck Guan (“Kenneth Foo”), and the Workers’ Party (“WP”) East Coast Team visited the newly renovated hawker centre located at Blk 216 Bedok Food Centre and Market (“216 Hawker Centre”). On December 3, Nicole Seah and Kenneth Foo posted on Facebook regarding their visits to […]
Let’s not be greedy for more, and kill the golden geese that help keep our tax burden lower than most countries: Ho Ching
In a Facebook post, Mdm Ho Ching explains how the NIRC has helped to keep our tax burden lower than most countries. “Let’s not be greedy for more, and kill the golden geese that help us keep our tax burden lower than most countries, other than those who can benefit from oil reserves or other […]
The importance of political stability and why it matters.
Pakatan Harapan (“HARAPAN”) is known as the Alliance of Hope for Malaysia. In 2015, the Pakatan Rakyat coalition was replaced by the political centre-left alliance HARAPAN, initially led by Dr Mahathir Mohamad (“Dr Mahathir”). HARAPAN’s victory in the Malaysian general election in 2018 overthrew the 60-year-old Barisan Nasional coalition government. Among the activists in Singapore […]
Can I still afford it if my healthcare bill runs to a few hundred thousand dollars?
No matter if they are admitted to B2 or C class wards in public hospitals, patients will be eligible for up to 80% in subsidies. You can afford it with generous government grants, insurance, and MediSave. This is not a meaningless statement. Many people have testified to it. Case 1 A prematurely born baby spent […]
Law Society President Adrian Tan puts the nails on Branson’s reasons for not debating with Shanmugam
And so it was that Richard Branson chickened out and declined an invitation by MHA for a televised debate with Minister Shanmugam on the death penalty in Singapore. This led Law Society President Adrian Tan to ask him in a LinkedIn post: Were you just teasing us? Were you never really serious about this issue? […]
Singapore does not have an alternative party that can competently take over the sitting government
A netizen said, “Let’s not beat around the bush. After 50 years, we still do not have an alternative political party who could competently take over the sitting government. There is no equal. The opposition that we have are no more than complaint bureaus and comedy clubs.” Sadly, this is the truth. You’re in denial […]
Damaged reputation? A damage reputation is to WP’s advantage
Ms Raeesah Khan’s lies in Parliament resulted in her being referred to the Committee of Privileges, and subsequently her resignation from WP which effectively means she is no longer an MP. The Workers’ Party may have suffered a damaged reputation but in terms of political fortunes, they have nothing to fear. In fact, a damaged […]
Why plastic bag charges are a good thing for Singapore
Most of us would have experienced this while holidaying in other countries like Japan, Korea and Taiwan – shops charging for plastic bags. Many of us would also have learnt to prep a tote bag while travelling for such cases and instances. So why do Singaporeans still complain when a supermarket chain announces that they […]