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4000 die-hard Singaporeans braved rain to become history makers

4000 die-hard Singaporeans braved rain to become history makers

I am sorry that I took some time to pen this article as memories are  still raw after yesterday's historic protest event - especially when I kept watching the re-arranged national anthem been [...]

New dawn rising – protest event on 16th Feb

New dawn rising – protest event on 16th Feb

Someone told me half in jest yesterday that he wanted to turn up for today's  event  as it may  be one of those   "I was there you know..." occasion when he turns old and becomes a [...]

Mass protest on 16th Feb – biggest event since post-independence?

Mass protest on 16th Feb – biggest event since post-independence?

We have finally confirmed the speaker list after going through twenty over people who wanted to speak on that day. I have tried my best to see everyone personally who have written in wanting to [...]

Concerns about 6.9 million population protest

Concerns about 6.9 million population protest

Dear Sir, I have some concerns that I hope you can address. I am unsure about this event. As much as I feel the frustration of the issues at hand, some of my friends, foreigners who have been [...]

Foreign permanent resident is against 6.9 million population

Foreign permanent resident is against 6.9 million population

Written by: Ralph Bonifacio I may be foreign-born but I've stayed in Singapore long enough to understand the plight of many local Singaporeans. I can say that I've understood them to the [...]

5 Reasons Why All Singaporeans Must Reject 6.9 million Population Target

5 Reasons Why All Singaporeans Must Reject 6.9 million Population Target

Our Prime Minister has set a 6.9 million population target by 2030 both for economical and birth growth reasons. By 2020, the governmemnt wants to achieve a population mark of six [...]

Sinister reason why PAP wants 6.9 million population by 2030?

Sinister reason why PAP wants 6.9 million population by 2030?

Just when Singapore was celebrating the euphoria of Worker's Party enormous victory at Punggol East by-election by a landslide margin, a deflated PAP counter-punched with the sickening announcement [...]

Open Letter To Our 1.8 million Foreigners – Please Don’t Convert To Singapore Citizenship

Open Letter To Our 1.8 million Foreigners – Please Don’t Convert To Singapore Citizenship

Editor's Note: This letter was penned on July 18, 2012 Dear Foreigners, We welcome you to work among us but really we are more against the government's liberal immigration policies than you [...]

Ten reasons why PAP lost to WP in the Punggol East by-election

Ten reasons why PAP lost to WP in the Punggol East by-election

Two gentlemen must  be having sleepless nights after the disastrous showing at the Punggol East by-election - PM Lee Hsein  Loong and disgraced ex-speaker of Parliament Michael Palmer. The Prime [...]

Aftermath of Punggol East by-election – Gen Y explained why PAP lost

Aftermath of Punggol East by-election – Gen Y explained why PAP lost

Transitioning: First of all, thank you  for responding to our questionnaire on the Workers’ Party Punggol East sizzling by-election victory, can you please state your educational qualification, [...]

5 Things Punggol East Residents Will Consider Before Voting

5 Things Punggol East Residents Will Consider Before Voting

Friends have being calling me to attend the Punggol East by-election rallies started since yesterday but I was reluctant to attend any. Maybe I am still suffering from the election rally fever [...]

Punggol East by-election: Strengths, weaknesses and future of PAP and WP

Punggol East by-election: Strengths, weaknesses and future of PAP and WP

Singaporeans are still ravishing in the fact that they can soon  flock to packed charged-up stadiums again  to hear their favourite political parties pump them up during  the forthcoming Punggol [...]

Which party will win the Punggol East by-election?

Which party will win the Punggol East by-election?

I took a cab ride  last week to my  appointment and the driver was chatty on the Punggol East by-election - he told me that the Workers' Party will win the Punggol East by-election even though it [...]

Five Important Lessons to Learn from the AIM Fall-out

Five Important Lessons to Learn from the AIM Fall-out

As the dust settled for the AIM mishap and many Singaporeans trying their  best  to celebrate the first week of the new year amidst the gloom of an impending recession, I have pen five important [...]

Is there any other better way to engage the blogging community besides suing Alex Au?

Is there any other better way to engage the blogging community besides suing Alex Au?

I have read through Alex Au's blog posts and felt uncomfortable  as some of the allegations were truly hard-hitting and bordered on defamatory. However, I disagreed with the latest Prime [...]

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