Monthly Archives: April 2014

20140425 PAP bullying citizens a disgrace, pushback gaining momentum

It is heartening to see an increasing number of Singaporeans standing up for our country and reclaiming our rights after 4 decades of control by the PAP. When PM Lee slammed “the work of few trolls” on his Facebook and … Continue reading

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20140423 ‘Powder keg’ Geylang now autonomous region in Singapore?

The Commissioner of Police, Ng Joo Hee, recently said Geylang is a “potential powder keg”. Unless one has visited the area, he will not understand what CP Ng meant by a foreigner time bomb waiting to explode. The lawlessness during … Continue reading

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20140421 Since politicians’ ‘sacrifice’ pegged to market rate, NS allowance should increase to $1500

The PAP prides itself on having the best and brightest in government. But despite dismal performance year after year, politicians insist they must be paid top dollars for their ‘sacrifice’. As for everyone else, it is slave/non living wages. Doesn’t … Continue reading

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20140420 Fireworks in Geylang for 1,000,000 PRCs on China’s national day?

I totally disagree with ST forum letter “A question of fairness” on the issue of Filipinos holding their national day celebrations in the heart of Orchard Road. ST forum letter writer, Jeffrey Law, should put the issue into perspective instead … Continue reading

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20140419 President must conduct more stringent background checks before appointing NMPs

Parliament recently invited members of the public to submit names of potential NMPs. NMPs are appointed by the president. I hope the president will conduct stringent background checks on potential NMPs. We do not want another NMP like Calvin Cheng … Continue reading

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20140416 Pasir Ris Punggol HDB residents should not be paying increased S & CC

To Pasir Ris/Punggol HDB residents In February, 8 PAP town councils jointly announced that our sercive and conservancy (S&CC) will be revised. ‘Rising costs’ was again cited to justify the hike. I have written to the TC chairman, MP Sapari, … Continue reading

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20140416 Kishore Mahbubani telling three tall stories in his story telling

Kishore Mahbubani’s academic viewpoint of reality in ST’s “Three stories to strengthen the Singapore spirit” is really humourous. Kishore says if there is a war, Singaporeans will “save the lives of people who are the strangers they meet in MRT … Continue reading

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20140414 Government to throw additional $1 billion tax dollars to SMRT and SBS Transit, how much more?

Minister Lui Tuck Yew announced in March that the government plans to pay for the increase of another 450 public buses. It did not announce the cost to taxpayers as there would likely be a public outcry. Two years earlier, … Continue reading

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20140413 How come CPF members must meet Minimum Sum requirement but got no minimum wage??

When the PAP government needs cheap funding for its investments, it sets a minimum sum limit on our CPF withdrawals for Singaporeans who have reached Ah Kong/Ah Ma age. Ordinary Singaporeans are screwed for not knowing how to save for … Continue reading

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20140412 MOM’s ‘clarification’ a rehash of CPF FAQs, CPF policy flaws glaring

It is strange that the MOM has attempted to clarify ‘misperceptions about CPF’ instead of CEO Yee Ping Yi of CPF Board. CEOs of government agencies should learn how to handle issues concerning the public instead of hiding behind ministries … Continue reading

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