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Was GRC created more towards religious line rather than minority line?Was GRC created more towards religious line rather than minority... Was GRC created more towards religious line than a minority line? The GRC scheme came into effect on 1 June 1988.The Government stated that the GRC was needed so that minority could be represented in the Parliament: at least one of the MPs in a GRC must be a member of the Malay, Indian or another minority community of...

SBS Transit’s move to move to refer wage dispute to IAC 'responsible and appropriate': SNEFSBS Transit’s move to move to refer wage dispute to IAC... The decision of public transport operator SBS Transit Ltd to refer a recent wage dispute case filed by five bus drivers against the company to the Industrial Arbitration Court (IAC) is a “responsible” and “appropriate” one, said the Singapore National Employers Federation (SNEF). In a statement on Fri (18 Oct),...

Will voting for Dr. Tan Cheng Bok help in better policy making?Will voting for Dr. Tan Cheng Bok help in better policy making? Do You notice that whenever GE is near, the MIWs will suddenly become pro-active and seem genuinely interested in solving citizen’s livelihood problem? This year, it seems that Dr. Tan Cheng Bock is the driving force behind the sudden awakening of the MIWs. The regime probably views him as the biggest threat, hence...

SPP's new Central Executive CommitteeSPP's new Central Executive Committee The Singapore People's Party held its Ordinary Party Conference (OPC) yesterday evening. At the OPC, the following 12 members were elected to the Party's Central Executive Committee:- Mrs Lina Chiam, Mr Jose Raymond, Mr Steve Chia, Mr Ariffin Sha, Mr Eman Lim, Mr Williiamson Lee, Ms Kathleen Cheong, Mr Ong Ming Hui,...

CIPC FundingCIPC Funding This Barrier-Free-Access (BFA) ramp at Blk 108 Bedok Reservoir Road has been a long time in coming. First mooted by residents to the Aljunied-Hougang Town Council in late 2012, it was finally handed over to the Town Council by the People’s Association this afternoon, seven years after it was first proposed. While the...

EZ Link should improve its customer serviceEZ Link should improve its customer service I sent a feedback to EZ Link on 30 September: Dear Ez Link I download the app and tried to read my Senior Citizen card. I got a message that it cannot read my card. This deficiency has been around for more than a decade. Why can't you read the senior citizen card? After all, it is just another special kind of Ez Link...

Not enough good jobs for localsNot enough good jobs for locals That day my friend told me about this very worrying trend of more and more jobs being temporary basis. Many been saying more and more jobs offer, all actually only available for 6 months period after that cancel, will have to be renewed. I find this trend very worrying, because there is no job security like that, work...

The PAP wants political parties to refrain from using children. Got itThe PAP wants political parties to refrain from using children.... Referring to an SDP video, the Elections Department says that “political parties should refrain from inappropriate use of young children who will not fully understand what they may be promoting or subjecting themselves to.” (ST, 6 Oct 2019) We cannot agree more. But finger-pointing is best done in front of the...

Did the leaders of YALE-NUS lie?Did the leaders of YALE-NUS lie? I wrote to Yale's president after Alfian Sa'at shared his version of events about the cancellation of his "dissent" module at Yale-NUS in Singapore. Please consider writing to Yale's president to ask for the re-opening of the inquiry with an unbiased representative, now that there is fresh and convincing evidence that...

Change of Venue for 'Protest 101' forum on 5th OctoberChange of Venue for 'Protest 101' forum on 5th October Due to unforeseen circumstances, we are changing our Protest 101 forum's venue to The Agora at 28 Sin Ming Lane Mid View city #03-142 Singapore 573972. The nearest MRT is Bishan and take bus 410G from the bus interchange. Alight at Ai Tong Primary school and the block is just three minutes' walk away. We apologise for...

Davinder Singh Chambers to represent SBS Transit in wage dispute lawsuitDavinder Singh Chambers to represent SBS Transit in wage... Public transport operator SBS Transit Ltd has appointed Davinder Singh LLC to defend itself against the law suit filed by five of its bus drivers following a wage dispute. Carson Law Chambers, the law firm representing the SBS Transit bus drivers, confirmed the matter in a Facebook post today (1 Oct). “SBS Transit...

Let's Shake It Up! And Create the Biggest Awareness Campaign This Nation Has Ever SeenLet's Shake It Up! And Create the Biggest Awareness Campaign... Shake It Up! That's the theme of SDP's pre-election rally at Hong Lim Park on 19 October 2019. With the PAP set to pile on difficulties on citizens like raising the GST to 9%, jacking up our population to an unbearable 10 million, and retaining the CPF savings of retirees, it is time the Singaporeans send a clear message...

Protest 101 - Singapore's Style on 5th October at The SubstationProtest 101 - Singapore's Style on 5th October at The Substation We will be organising an indoor event entitled "Protest 101 - Singapore's Style" on 5th October (Saturday) from 230pm to 5pm at The Substation 45 Armenian St. The event will cover topics such as barriers and challenges faced by activists when organising a protest held at the speakers' corner and behind-the-scene...

The Way Forward - SDP Outlines Plans in Manifesto for Coming GEThe Way Forward - SDP Outlines Plans in Manifesto for Coming... Today the SDP is proud to unveil our manifesto, The Way Forward. A manifesto is a declaration of a political party’s vision and policies for the country. This is exactly what The Way Forward is – a document that lays out the SDP’s plans on what Singapore needs to do to secure a bright and democratic future, and...

Lazy and Rude Certis Cisco Security Staff at Tuas Checkpoint (Incident at 27 Sep - 10.10pm)Lazy and Rude Certis Cisco Security Staff at Tuas Checkpoint... I have been using the Tuas Checkpoint frequently over the last few years. Of late, it seems like the Certis Security staff manning the scanning X-ray machines are getting increasingly lazy and brazen with their sheer tardiness. The episode I encountered on Friday, 27 September at 10.10pm bordered on the absurd. On disembarking...

Editorials
Please format and punctuate your comments (Reminder)

Please format and punctuate your comments (Reminder)

Recently, we have noticed a few new readers who like to post long comments in a post but neglecting to...
A tale of 2 politicians - one quotes and the other...

A tale of 2 politicians - one quotes and the other...

Last Sunday (13 Oct), DPM and Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat was at a PAP event commemorating the International...
Workers Party' trio found liable for damages suffered...

Workers Party' trio found liable for damages suffered...

Many would say "expectedly", the trio from Workers Party  (WP), Low Thia Khiang, Sylvia Lim and Pritam...
Are we less than a month away from the General Elections?

Are we less than a month away from the General Elections?

Last month (4 Sep), it was announced that the Prime Minister has announced the formation of the Electoral...
CNB officer charged for assaulting man to extort confession

CNB officer charged for assaulting man to extort confession

Last Friday (4 Oct), an officer with the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) was charged with three counts...
Cisco defends its supposedly 'lazy and rude' Security...

Cisco defends its supposedly 'lazy and rude' Security...

Cisco has on Monday (7th Oct) issued an official response to Mr Terence Wong, the reader who has accused...
What are the factors affecting the next General Election?

What are the factors affecting the next General Election?

In a July survey by Blackbox, 890 respondents were polled as to what their biggest concern would be for...
PM Lee proceeds to 'Davinder' chief editor of The Online...

PM Lee proceeds to 'Davinder' chief editor of The Online...

Keeping to his promise to sue should The Online Citizen (TOC) not apologise by Wednesday (4th Sept),...
ELD announces the formation of the Electoral Boundaries...

ELD announces the formation of the Electoral Boundaries...

In a press release on Wednesday (4 Sep), the Elections department announced that the Prime Minister has...
The Online Citizen will not comply with PM Lee's demands

The Online Citizen will not comply with PM Lee's demands

The Online Citizen (TOC) has on Wednesday (4th Sept) responded to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's warning...
PM Lee's warning letter to The Online Citizen

PM Lee's warning letter to The Online Citizen

On Sunday (1st Sept), the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) issued a warning letter to the editor of The...
Funding target met for appeal to Appellate Court

Funding target met for appeal to Appellate Court

Ms Ten Leu Jiun Jeanne-Marie has on Monday (26th Aug) informed TR Emeritus (TRE) that she has managed...
Update to 'Uncaring Doctor In Hougang Polyclinic'

Update to 'Uncaring Doctor In Hougang Polyclinic'

The reader 'Armadillo' who submitted Uncaring Doctor In Hougang Polyclinic to TR Emeritus on 19th August...
                                   Theft of $171 tap...

Theft of $171 tap...

The mainstream media reported on Thurs (15 Aug) that Seah Kian Li was jailed for three months for...
Upgrading notice for TR Emeritus's website (updated)

Upgrading notice for TR Emeritus's website (updated)

In view of certain 'reliable information' which TR Emeritus (TRE) has received, please be informed that...
Processes of good governance have gone astray

Processes of good governance have gone astray

Speaking at a Press conference at the Swissotel Merchant Court hotel on Friday (26 Jul), former PAP MP...
Singapore's GDP foretasted to grow by 0.1% in Q2 2019

Singapore's GDP foretasted to grow by 0.1% in Q2 2019

Singapore’s year-on-year economic growth for Q2 2019 was almost flat, as the GDP number increased by...
$130 million spent a year on the education of foreign...

$130 million spent a year on the education of foreign...

According to a Parliamentary reply given by Minister for Education Ong Ke Yung to Worker’s Party NCMP...
Opinions
Greta Thunberg: Juz another entitled ang moh kid talking...

Greta Thunberg: Juz another entitled ang moh kid talking...

Greta Thunberg, the puppet of Woke progressives says that on a finite planet unlimited economic growth...
It's tough to be poor in Singapore

It's tough to be poor in Singapore

Shocked to see this needy family received a AMKTC bill attached with a letter of demand from a legal...
Stay focused on the subject

Stay focused on the subject

It is important to stay focused on the subject and avoid the habit of straying away from that subject...
So thats Life

So thats Life

The curtains has turned brown where the bleached of white lost to the constant rays of the Sun. It returns...
My secret for a successful weight loss program

My secret for a successful weight loss program

I lost 10 kg in 4 months. From a BMI of 29.3 (rated as obese), I reduced to 2.45 (rated as normal). My...
Fake News Again?

Fake News Again?

An election is just around the corner and the economy is in recession or very close to it. Despite the...
What Tun and our alt media don’t tell us about the...

What Tun and our alt media don’t tell us about the...

I’m sure you know: Under the 1962 Water Agreement, Singapore can draw up to 250 million gallons...
MAS should make Credit Card Payment Rules compulsory

MAS should make Credit Card Payment Rules compulsory

UK restaurants adopt a best practice on credit card payment procedures by making sure that customers...
SAF can really detect and neutralise drones?

SAF can really detect and neutralise drones?

After the attack on Saudi oil installations, in what seems to be warning to Tun not to try anything funny...
Thoughts on Ho Ching's call for the use of nuclear...

Thoughts on Ho Ching's call for the use of nuclear...

In a recent Facebook post, Temasek's CEO Ho Ching has signal her support for nuclear power and urges...
Singaporeans deserve non-adversarial politics

Singaporeans deserve non-adversarial politics

PM Lee believes that Singaporeans are generally happy with him and said that was why his Party had a...
A big hassle to report a non-delivery to SingPost

A big hassle to report a non-delivery to SingPost

I wish to describe a troublesome process adopted by Lazada and the unreliable service and poor process...
 On withdrawing support for Workers Party

On withdrawing support for Workers Party

When Independent SG requested my views on my "withdrawing support to WP", I knew very well that this...
Grandpa Xi’s biggest headche

Grandpa Xi’s biggest headche

No it’s not the quai lan Hongkies. or Mad Dog Chee’s cousin Trump. He has a much bigger problem which...
A bad law that cause a lot of damage

A bad law that cause a lot of damage

The Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) is a bad law that has caused a lot of damage to our economy and...
How can we trust NTUC's grandiose idea when it cannot...

How can we trust NTUC's grandiose idea when it cannot...

It was reported that NTUC will set up a “job security task force”. This taskforce will aim to step...
Alfian is no knight in shining armour fighting the...

Alfian is no knight in shining armour fighting the...

Or for truth and justice. He’s more like an identity-challenged knight in rusty armour rowing with...
Given the large deficit, it is time to rethink LTA's...

Given the large deficit, it is time to rethink LTA's...

LTA's operating deficits ballooned from $672m to $ 2.412b in the 3 years from May 2016, largely due to...
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SBS Transit’s move to move to refer wage dispute...

SBS Transit’s move to move to refer wage dispute...

The decision of public transport operator SBS Transit Ltd to refer a recent wage dispute case filed by...
SPP's new Central Executive Committee

SPP's new Central Executive Committee

The Singapore People's Party held its Ordinary Party Conference (OPC) yesterday evening. At the OPC,...
CIPC Funding

CIPC Funding

This Barrier-Free-Access (BFA) ramp at Blk 108 Bedok Reservoir Road has been a long time in coming. First...
The PAP wants political parties to refrain from using...

The PAP wants political parties to refrain from using...

Referring to an SDP video, the Elections Department says that “political parties should refrain from...
Change of Venue for 'Protest 101' forum on 5th October

Change of Venue for 'Protest 101' forum on 5th October

Due to unforeseen circumstances, we are changing our Protest 101 forum's venue to The Agora at 28 Sin...
Davinder Singh Chambers to represent SBS Transit in...

Davinder Singh Chambers to represent SBS Transit in...

Public transport operator SBS Transit Ltd has appointed Davinder Singh LLC to defend itself against the...
Let's Shake It Up! And Create the Biggest Awareness...

Let's Shake It Up! And Create the Biggest Awareness...

Shake It Up! That's the theme of SDP's pre-election rally at Hong Lim Park on 19 October 2019. With...
Protest 101 - Singapore's Style on 5th October at The...

Protest 101 - Singapore's Style on 5th October at The...

We will be organising an indoor event entitled "Protest 101 - Singapore's Style" on 5th October (Saturday)...
The Way Forward - SDP Outlines Plans in Manifesto for...

The Way Forward - SDP Outlines Plans in Manifesto for...

Today the SDP is proud to unveil our manifesto, The Way Forward. A manifesto is a declaration of a political...
The Government is handling the PMD issue very badly....

The Government is handling the PMD issue very badly....

For a country that prides itself on law and order, the Government is handling the PMD issue very badly. Ok,...
SDP's Manifesto Launch on 28 Sep 2019

SDP's Manifesto Launch on 28 Sep 2019

Hi, everyone, You may be aware that we’re launching our Manifesto this Sat, 28 Sep at The Colonial,...
Bus drivers file lawsuits against SBS Transit over...

Bus drivers file lawsuits against SBS Transit over...

Five bus drivers have filed separate lawsuits against public transport operator SBS Transit Ltd over...
Broad laws to make all public expression of any opinion...

Broad laws to make all public expression of any opinion...

Nafiz' story (see https://twitter.com/kixes/status/1173880018679685120?s=21 or the article below for...
Disengaged Civil Servants and Politicians

Disengaged Civil Servants and Politicians

Function 8 is disappointed with the civil servants in the Ministry of Home Affairs. They do not acknowledge...
Court to hear Daniel de Costa’s constitutional challenge...

Court to hear Daniel de Costa’s constitutional challenge...

Mr.M.Ravi attended the Pre-Trial Conference yesterday of our client Daniel de Costa who has been jointly...
Letters
Was GRC created more towards religious line rather...

Was GRC created more towards religious line rather...

Was GRC created more towards religious line than a minority line? The GRC scheme came into effect...
Will voting for Dr. Tan Cheng Bok help in better policy...

Will voting for Dr. Tan Cheng Bok help in better policy...

Do You notice that whenever GE is near, the MIWs will suddenly become pro-active and seem genuinely interested...
EZ Link should improve its customer service

EZ Link should improve its customer service

I sent a feedback to EZ Link on 30 September: Dear Ez Link I download the app and tried to read my...
Not enough good jobs for locals

Not enough good jobs for locals

That day my friend told me about this very worrying trend of more and more jobs being temporary basis. Many...
Did the leaders of YALE-NUS lie?

Did the leaders of YALE-NUS lie?

I wrote to Yale's president after Alfian Sa'at shared his version of events about the cancellation...
Lazy and Rude Certis Cisco Security Staff at Tuas Checkpoint...

Lazy and Rude Certis Cisco Security Staff at Tuas Checkpoint...

I have been using the Tuas Checkpoint frequently over the last few years. Of late, it seems like the...
Does huge population damage the climate?

Does huge population damage the climate?

Whole chunk of pongol forest gone to make way for the concrete jungles as the government aggressively...
Is our government doing enough to control the cost...

Is our government doing enough to control the cost...

I am a 39-year-old a true-blue Singaporean, earning about $3,000 a month working as a warehouse supervisor...
In lieu of a coalition of opposition parties

In lieu of a coalition of opposition parties

As the GE is well nigh upon us but no coalition of the opposition parties seems to be in sight, let me...
Sharing information on migrating

Sharing information on migrating

Dear TRE It would be good if you all can find some readers who are already living overseas to tell...
Provide direct exits for MRT stations

Provide direct exits for MRT stations

I took the MRT to One North station and wanted to go to Pixel building. I got lost, in spite of having...
Eight Tips For Living While Unemployed

Eight Tips For Living While Unemployed

I found myself suddenly jobless. It’s too complicated to explain the whole situation, but suffice...
Lower frequency for trains during off peak hours

Lower frequency for trains during off peak hours

The train operators plan to reduce the frequency of trains during off peak hours. Here are my views: a)...
Govt agencies should stop collecting cash

Govt agencies should stop collecting cash

I suggest that government agencies should stop collecting cash. They should insist of being paid through...
We need a minimum wage in Singapore

We need a minimum wage in Singapore

We need a minimum wage. All the poor people out there working should really be making more than a few...
Sticky & Recent Articles

Mr Tan Kin Lian’s speech at Hong Lim Park, 15 Nov 2008, Part 2

Mr Tan Kin Lian’s speech at Hong Lim Park, 15 Nov 2008, Part 2

Video produced and edited by Jeremy Yau from The Singapore Enquirer [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4x0Qwe2Y_UQ&hl=en&fs=1] Excerpts from Mr Tan’s speech: “Some people say, if they find a new swap counter party, hold for five years and get the money back. Now, I don’t know if you can get your... 

Mr Tan Kin Lian’s speech at Hong Lim Park, 15 Nov 2008, Part 1

Mr Tan Kin Lian’s speech at Hong Lim Park, 15 Nov 2008, Part 1

Video produced and edited by Jeremy Yau from The Singapore Enquirer [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8YZaRoNj4_4&hl=en&fs=1] Excerpts from Mr Tan’s speech: “Somebody sent to me the Pinnacle Notes value, for series 1, balance 1.8%, 98% is gone, series 2, balance 3.8%, 96% is gone, series 8, balance... 

LATEST from Hong Lim Park: Tension on the ground as troubled investors mulled their options

LATEST from Hong Lim Park: Tension on the ground as troubled investors mulled their options

Field report and photos by Eugene Yeo, reporting on site from Hong Lim Park, 6.05pm Even as storm clouds gathered over the skies in downtown Singapore, over 700 Singaporeans congregate at a small plot of space at Speakers Corner, Hong Lim Park, to register their displeasure at the financial governing bodies and institutions... 

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