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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...

Singapore introduce new Enhanced Post-Diploma Certificate

Through the five polytechnics, the Singapore Government has just introduced a new course called the Enhanced Post-Diploma Certificate, which aims to give refresher course training for polytechnic graduates who wish to re-enter the industry of their diploma taken more than 2 years ago. The course is said to be more intensive and will be as short as one or...

Singapore’s crisis: China and Thailand commence Thai Canal project

Update: 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...

Lee Hsien Loong: I don’t think Singapore has good service

During his speech at a service excellence award ceremony today, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong criticized Singapore for not having good service standards. "Ask any tourist, or even a Singaporean, which country has good service? I don't think Singapore will come immediately to mind" Lee Hsien Loong said Singapore has made "progress" in service standards over the past decade but not...

Minister Indranee: TP GRC residents have strong connections with PAP

In her first walkabout since former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew's demise, Tanjong Pagar GRC MP Indranee Rajah said that her residents have strong connections with the ruling People's Action Party. Despite having only winning the GRC through electoral walkovers, the Senior Minister of State also said that there are "strong bonds" in the constituency which will "stand the...

PAP Braddell Grassroots send bereavement banners with PAP logo

I asked the bereaved family members if they or the late father was or were affiliated to any pap grassroots or RC. None of them was nor aware of. Further info revealed a guy just pop out of nowhere ask permission to hang up the banner. No flower wreath, no condolences message, nothing about the detail of who send..just...

MAS: 54% more “residents” taking up part-time jobs

According to the latest economic report by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) published on April 28, the proportion of part-time workers in Singapore have grown by 54% from 2008 to 2014. "First, the steady rise in the share of part-time workers in the resident workforce, from 6.8% in 2008 to 10.5% in 2014, has lowered average wage levels and...

PAP Minister Amy Khor: Pursue new careers at 50 years old

In an career fair held at the Singapore Expo today, the Senior Minister of State for Manpower and Health Dr Amy Khor has called for elderly Singaporeans to embark on a new career at 50 years old because "it is common to see seniors living past 80 years old": "it is common to see seniors living past 80 years old....

Low profile Yishun MP takes credit for new road works

A low profile MP by the name of Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim made it to the headline of government-controlled mainstream media Channel News Asia (CNA) today. Featuring his Facebook profile, CNA reported how the Nee Soon GRC MP Associate Professor made an "announcement" about how the road expansion at the Central Expressway (CTE), Tampines Expressway (TPE) and Seletar Expressway (SLE) are...

Molly Meek: Dear Amos

Dear Amos, You do not suppose you have sufficient credibility left in you to be taken seriously those who do not belong to the groups of people you have mocked for believing your words, do you? To be sure, you are entitled to whatever feelings you have of Mr. Vincent Law. You know best what went on between the two of...

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