Monthly Archives: July 2016

20160731 Lee Kuan Yew’s “garden city” vision not feasible, fatalities/injuries/property damage on the rise

According to official history, Lee Kuan Yew had envisioned the transformation of Singapore into a “garden city”. Since 1967, the government has spent billions of tax dollars to create an artificial environment to realise the vision of one man. Civil … Continue reading

Posted in NPARKS | Leave a comment

20160730 Think AGO report is not a wayang? Think again

Poor/no oversight, weak governance, financial and procedural lapses, overspending on consultancy fee, investing $50 million without proper approval, etc have been uncovered by the latest AGO audit. These massive lapses have resulted in at least tens of millions in tax … Continue reading

Posted in POLITICS | Leave a comment

20160728 Bin Centre Design Diploma course application closed, overwhelming response at all 15 Singapore Polys

Joint statement by 15 Singapore Polytechnics We thank applicants for their interest in our little-known Bin Centre Design (BCD) Diploma course. Please be informed that application is now officially closed. This is due to the sudden overwhelming response after the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

20160727 AGO report on MCCY, Minister Grace Fu chut pattern

The AGO report has revealed lots of lapses, including an eye-popping $410,000 consultancy fee for a $470,000 bin centre. Whoever authorised the payment at the National Arts Centre has to be held accountable and the MCCY owes the public an … Continue reading

Posted in POLITICS | 8 Comments

20160726 Social disintegration and the Racial Harmony Day wayang

No thanks to PAP’s mindless immigration policy, Singapore’s social fabric is now in tatters. The government has tried to provide an assurance that all is well with social integration but in reality, social disintegration has begun. PAP made a mistake … Continue reading

Posted in POLITICS | Leave a comment

20160725 Singaporeans should fear PAP no more, PAP fears its own shadow,

(This post is dedicated to Singaporeans who still fear the PAP.) Lee Kuan Yew had understood the power of fear (and greed) and cultivated a population to fear PAP in order to remain in power forever, if possible. A divided … Continue reading

Posted in POLITICS | Leave a comment

20160724 PAP pot should not call the AHPETC kettle black

When I read Minister Shanmugam’s lengthy Facebook post sliming WP, it gave me the impression that he’s someone highly overpaid. Two wrongs certainly don’t make a right but in reality, WP’s lapses pale in comparison with PAP’s/PAP town councils’. Regardless … Continue reading

Posted in POLITICS | 4 Comments

20160722 Minister Khaw wants to inconvenience train/bus commuters with unnecessary trial

Minister Khaw has recently announced he will be putting the cart before the horse. Some time later this year, MOT will conduct a trial – foldable bicycles and personal mobility devices (PMDs) will be allowed on public transport during peak … Continue reading

Posted in POLITICS, SMRT/SBS TRANSIT | 1 Comment

20160722 Taxpayers/SMRT commuters will be sold out by Temasek’s buyout offer, SMRT’s nationalisation

Temasek’s buyout offer is sort of a back door nationalisation for SMRT because Temasek is an exempt private company belonging to the government. Temasek uses tax dollars and reserves for its investments and its board of directors are government appointees. … Continue reading

Posted in SMRT/SBS TRANSIT | Leave a comment

20160720 AssMRT issues press release on new ‘waterfall’ feature in rectified train

Dear commuters Thank you for your compliments on our latest waterfall feature installed by our Chinese manufacturer. Our Chinese partner had understood you were all fuming at our increasing major disruptions as well as the hairline cracks found on 26 … Continue reading

Posted in HUMOUR, SMRT/SBS TRANSIT | Leave a comment