The simultaneous attack on NTUC and PA. A perspective.

NTUC PA TOC

The recent unrelenting attacks on NTUC and PA have raised more than one eyebrow. Why such a concerted effort to attack the two organisations? The Online Citizen (TOC) published 2 articles, one that claimed that the NTUC FairPrice ‘has been ripping off consumers for decades’ and another asking if PA and NTUC were ‘for the […]

Think you encounter a racist incident? Make a police report.

Encounter a racist incident? Make a police report!

This is how racism looks like, making disparaging remarks like “Malay, is it? Okay, no wonder”. A woman, Tan Beow Hiong, 57, is charged with one count of public nuisance and two counts of knowingly committing an act that is prejudicial to the maintenance of harmony between different religious or racial groups and disturbs or […]

CDCs: eyes and ears on the ground, hands and legs to implement programmes

CDC Mayors

CDCs – or Community Development Councils – often take a low profile, working quietly but steadily to fulfil their mission. But their contributions become vital and more apparent in times of crisis,  PM Lee said at the Swearing-In Ceremony of Mayors on 23 September 2020. Take the COVID-19 pandemic for example. The CDCs responded with […]