ntuc

Can a behemoth like NTUC disrupt itself before it gets disrupted?

Founded in 1961 even before Singapore’s independence, NTUC has been around for more than half a decade. However, the world today is very different from when it was founded. Rapid technological advancements and changing socio-economic circumstances have disrupted many industries and various aspects of life in Singapore. Organisations that have been able to stay ahead […]

Budget 2018

Heng Swee Keat on Singapore’s Next PM

Minister Heng Swee Keat and the next Prime Minister of Singapore Minister Heng Swee Keat, who is recovering from a stroke which almost took his life, shared interesting perspectives on the country’s leadership in a recent interview. However he declined (unsurprisingly) to comment on who would be the next Prime Minister of Singapore. Instead, according […]

What do Singapore Opposition Parties Say About Retrenchments?

There has been quite a bit of coverage on job cuts (except on SPH which has ownself embargoed ownself on its layoffs). PAP MPs have been nagging companies to inform MOM and unions early of retrenchments. On the other hand, netizens criticise that the Tripartite Guidelines on managing excess manpower are simply guidelines, and workers […]

Parliamentarians FC

Peter Lim owned Spanish Club to take on MPs in football match. Valencia CF is a Spanish club, a sleeping giant to most. They had their days of glory back in the early 2000s with the likes of Pablo Aimar, Gaizka Mendieta and David Albelda. Two of whom will be coming as part of the […]

Electing the common man

Shirwin Eu, Uber Driver by day or night and hopeful candidate forever. Should we all throw our names in the hat? According to Shirwin, who unfortunately will not be gracing the by-election as a candidate and entertaining everyone else not from Bukit Batok, everybody should be able to contest as a candidate. Everyone from the uncle that […]

The under representation of a minority

There’s been a lot of chatter online about the under representation of Malays in some sectors of the Armer Forces, mainly the Navy. It does seem however that there’s an overwhelming number of Malays in the Home Team, serving in the SPF and SCDF respectively. It’s rare for a minority to make up most of […]

Hey Singaporeans, why you don’t want solutions?

Roy Ngerng – Singaporeans don’t want solutions. So Roy, decides it’s time to speak up once again. He’s down his homework and he now knows why Singaporeans have stuck with PAP. It isn’t the fact that to many there just isn’t a viable option aside from the incumbent party but because we Singaporeans don’t like […]

Denise Phua gets along well with foreign workers

Walking Time Bombs – No more Here’s her post. I recently made a short speech under the MHA budget debate. The speech is appended here. I have no intention to undermine any specific group. I should not have used the phrase “walking time-bombs” to describe congregations of high density.  I personally get along very well […]

Former MP David Ong issues letters to his former ward

David Ong leaves with a personal touch. It’s been a month or so since David Ong’s affair surfaced and took our little island by storm. All factions, from pro to “oppo” sat up and took notice. After the dust settled a little, the former MP has issued a letter to the residents of his former […]

Low Blow of the week

A video from All Singapore Stuff puts “Trump” statements to the public asking for a reaction. Here’s the twist, the quotes weren’t uttered by Trump, they were Lee Kuan Yew’s words. With it being his first death anniversary and all, All Singapore Stuff remembered him the only way they know how. With no dignity. The […]