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 […]

GE2015: 8 Best of Best Facebook Posts

By now you must have read mannnnnnnnnnnnnny Facebook posts and followed the endless stream of rally news about #GE2015. But but but, there are some gems out of the avalanche of posts that you really shouldn’t miss. Here, our pick of the best of best Facebook posts this election season.   1) ‘I still can’t […]

That DPM Tharman, so hot right now. And is Tambyah doubting Chee?

Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) candidate Paul Tambyah praised DPM Tharman during his party’s lunchtime rally in Raffles Place, calling him “probably the most brilliant of our current ministers” (Cue, audible gasp). “Many of us think he will make a fine Prime Minister… In fact, to tell you a secret, there are many of us in […]

DPM Tharman explains who pays for those fancy “free” healthcare and education systems, minds blown

Average workers. Average workers pay for them. If you didn’t catch DPM Tharman’s ripper of a speech on Saturday, you’re in luck. We’ve pulled out 10 quotes that best explains where all the money for “free” healthcare and education systems come from.   1. “There is no way of giving something to everyone… there’s no […]

GE2015: Old, New, Borrowed & Blue (4/12)

Part Four: 5th Sep 2015, Sat SOMETHING OLD The Minimum Wage Argument’s Getting Kindda Old… The minimum wage argument is an old one. I’m not about to start one here again, after all, an economist I am not. There’s renewed interest in this topic mainly because some of the opposition parties running in #GE2015 are […]

An Ex-Educator’s Views on SDP’s Alternatives on Education

If you’re a parent, or perhaps an educator, you might have already chanced upon this post that’s circulating rather widely on Facebook. Published less than 24 hours ago, it has already seen over 1,000 shares. It’s a post that discusses Dr Chee Soon Juan‘s (of Singapore Democratic Party, SDP) policy suggestions on education in Singapore. […]

PAP’s Sun Xueling is 100% Singaporean

People, meet one of the new faces from the People’s Action Party, Sun Xueling.   When Sun Xueling was first introduced to the public, there was much speculation about whether she’s Singapore-born. Her hanyu-pinyin name seems to mislead people into thinking she’s a new citizen from the PRC. There were all sorts of not-so-nice talk […]

Moms are Working up a Rage…

Mothers are outraged… oh alright, my mother said I should not speak with absolute certainty because you know, never say never? SOME mothers are upset today by the remarks of Mr Cheo Chai Chen from the National Solidarity Party (NSP). (Yes, that party that has been in the limelight for different reasons during the past […]

Singapore GE2015 Political Broadcast 1

Political parties fielding six candidates or more in the Singapore General election deliver their first party political broadcasts. Airtime is in proportion to the number of candidates fielded.   This is the first of two programmes. Candidates: People’s Action Party: Lee Hsien Loong Workers’ Party: Daniel Goh National Solidarity Party: Lim Tean Singapore Democratic Party: […]

GE2015: Old, New, Borrowed & Blue (2/12)

Did you read the first instalment of this 12-parter series last night? No? Then click here to catch up.   Part Two: 3rd Sep 2015, Thu SOMETHING OLD Ties that Bond and Ties that Broke… Chiam See Tong vs Chee Soon Juan Chanced upon this Facebook post that shared something really old, it dates back […]