Home Blog Page 377

SMRT to donate $100,000 to “poor and needy” after booking $91 million profit

Singapore's privatized public transport operator SMRT announced in their biennial company dinner yesterday (May 21) that they will be donating $100,000 to "help the poor and needy" after booking a $91 million for Financial Year 2015. The news was carried by Singapore government-controlled mainstream media Channel News Asia in what seems to be another public relations attempt to whitewash SMRT's strew...

MOE creates Lee Hsien Loong Award

The top student of Nanyang Polytechnic's School of Interactive and Digital Media became the first recipient of the Lee Hsien loong Award. Jerome Yap is a late bloomer who used to have only a PSLE score of 98 studied hard and excelled to graduate from the top of his cohort in NYP with a GPA of 3.9 out of a...

Bukit Panjang BTO flats face serious floor tiles quality issue

New residents who have received their keys for Senja Gateway Built-to-Order (BTO) flats in Bukit Panjang are complaining about the quality of their floor tiles. Apparently the most typical complain is that the tiles are too rough, not easy to clean, different colour arrangement and a range of other issues associated with the quality of the floor tiles provided...

ACRES: 7 out of 11 A-graded pet shops have no basic welfare for their pets

The Singapore Animal Concerns Research and Education Society (ACRES) found that at least 38% of the pet shops and 83% of the pet farms in Singapore have no basic welfare for their animals. Basic welfare include having a cage of a comfortable size for the animal and access to clean drinking water at all times. A two-month plainclothes operation was...

2015 Progress Index: Singaporeans are the most ill informed among first world countries

The Social Progress Index (SPI) is a measurement of social progress published by a team led by Harvard Business School Professor Michael Green. The professor said that a nation's progress is not simply measured by only its GDP and that countries with the same GDP may have very different national progres. The latest report is out today and here...

Thailand: Unlikely of Kra Canal to materialized

The Foreign Ministry of Thailand has confirmed that they did not sign any agreement with China over the recently much reported construction of the Kra Canal. The Transport Ministry of Thailand has also confirmed that the project is not in their plan. Although an official admit that China is pushing for the Kra Canal project to go through, the Thai Government...

Lee Hsien Loong: Dangerous of Singaporeans to think which constituency can be given to the Opposition

In a radio interview conducted in Chinese over Singapore Press Holding's 95.8FM, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong reiterated that it is dangerous of Singaporeans to think which constituency can be given to the Opposition: "We can't say at the next election, the next Government is already confirmed and we are now just choosing how many opposition members we want, or...

Singapore Sports Hub engaged new contractor from Australia to fix its pitch

After nearly a year of bad press over its football pitch since its opening in June 2014, the Singapore Sports Hub dodged media scrutiny and secretly engaged a new field contractor, HG Sports Turf, to lay the latest grass pitch. A portion of the new grass pitch was completed and unveiled to the media today (May 19). According to the Sports Hub, the...

Sun Ho: I thought my albums sell so well I am about to get a Platinum award

City Harvest Church's founder and singer Reverend Sun Ho Yeow Sun was in court today for a hearing and said she has never asked how well her music albums were selling and simply thought her albums were selling so well she was about to get a Platinum award. The 42 year old gave her testimonial for the first time where...

Untimely Filipino musical, Singapura, shadowed by PAP’s unpopularity

Filipino actors of the $2 million musical about Singapore's turbulent times during the 1950s are trying to be as Singaporean as possible. Aside from learning how to speak Singlish, the Filipino actors said they can relate the present state of the Philippines with Singapore during the 1950-1960 period. Actor Joel Trinidad said: "That's what really struck me - that there were...

Latest article

Ministry of Health: 264 suspect cases are missing

Government resources are now strained by the sheer number of infected cases, standing now at 75. The Ministry of Health (MOH) said that they have...

Singapore “experts”: Oh the Wuhan virus will just go away on its own

In the latest propaganda to play down the severity of the deadly Wuhan virus, Singapore government doctors said that the virus will go away...

Minister Heng Swee Keat: GST will still have to increase

Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat embarrassed Singapore gesturing awkwardly and making motherhood statements in his speech his posted on Facebook. The corrupted PAP millionaire...