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About 100 Singaporeans holding a vigil for Amos Yee now

About 100 Singaporeans are now at Hong Lim Park holding a vigil for Amos Yee tonight. Organized by activist Shelley Thio, the event highlights the oppressive behavior of the Singapore Government on a 16 year old, the cyber bullying and online abuse by pro-PAP supporters and the physical assault Amos Yee suffered. The event's summary is as follow: "A 16 year...

Amos’s slapper pleaded for only a fine and no jail sentence

The 49 year old red shirt man who slapped 16 year old Amos Yee and continued to taunt him after it has been finally identified after 11 days of anonymity. Video of the slapping incident by Channel NewsAsia: Neo Gim Huah is an owner of his own aircon service company, GH Aircon & Electrical Energy. Neo Gim Huah was caught on video slapping...

Corrupted PRC fugitive successfully cheated EDB to get his PR

Based on Chinese news reports, Li Huabo was a former junior finance bureau officer from PoYang county, JiangXi province in China, before he fled the country last year after allegedly embezzling 94 million yuan from special funds set up to help the county’s one million poor residents. Li Huabo fled with his wife and two teenage daughters, eventually settling in...

Minister Yaacob’s statement likely sub judice contempt of court

Responding to media queries over the shut down of The Real Singapore (TRS) by the Media Development Authority, the Minister for Communications and Information Dr Yaacob Ibrahim said that MDA did the right thing and what TRS did was aboveboard (straightforward). "It is aboveboard, you can see all the evidence we have put forward in terms of the materials in...

Corrupted PRC official was granted PR, and paid S$4000/month during wait for verdict

A corrupted former government official from Jiangxi Province China has been extradited after serving 15 months for transferring S$242,820 into his Singapore bank accounts. The 51 year old PRC man, Li Huabo, arrived in Singapore in January 2011 and he was arrested in March 2011 for being involved in an embezzlement of more than S$19.27 million from the PRC government...

Why is AHPETC deprived of two years worth of government grants without any valid reason?

There has been much news about the Ministry of National Development taking the opposition-run Aljunied-Hougang-Punggol East Town Council (AHPETC) to court to seek approval to override the mandate of the elected Members of Parliament and appoint ‘independent’ auditors to oversee future payments done by the town council. The Workers’ Party-run town council is suspicious of this blatant encroachment into...

What healthcare subsidies is the Singapore Government talking about?

The Singapore Healthcare facilities is touted as one of the world's best in the world. However, what is the point when Singaporeans are priced out of access to these facilities because we have to pay part of the medical bill in cash? It has been my suspicion that the Singapore Healthcare system is fully self-funded by Medisave Account Holders, and...

Actually, there is no such thing as Progressive Wage Model at all

What is a Progressive Wage Model? From the low level PAP grassroots volunteers to the Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, none of them can tell you its definition without taking a dump at Minimum Wage. The only likely answer you will get is "The Progressive Wage Model is better than Minimum Wage. Minimum Wage has more shortfalls than benefits." You...

Some food stalls in Singapore anyhow price their food

I seek out to NEA to feedback that food stalls that are certified by NEA failed to display prices for their food. NEA (then) routed (me) to Retail Price Watch Group which also did not respond. One such eatery is Afganistan Restaurant at Tampines St 23, whereby many food stalls do not display prices, e.g the Prata Stall. It used to display prices...

An ex-SIA stewardess’s confession

Below is a blog post submitted by a reader and is reproduced from Hilary's blog This day, last year 30 April 2014, I quit my job as a stewardess at SQ. I've never done a "reflection" post but I've been planning to write one today for weeks now even if I weren't Editor's Pick. I really wanted to just get this out...

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