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Why our million-dollar ministers deserve to get the Nobel Prize for EconomicsWhy our million-dollar ministers deserve to get the Nobel... Over 8,600 business ceased and filed to cease operations in April alone, including many in the food-and-beverage business. https://www.businesstimes.com.sg/government-economy/over-8600-businesses-ceased-and-filed-to-cease-operations-in-april https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/business/3800-business-closures-april-uptick-ahead-covid19-coronavirus-12802912 https://vulcanpost.com/700385/fb-businesses-closed-down-singapore/ The...

Stop Harassment Of Dr P J ThumStop Harassment Of Dr P J Thum Function 8 condemns the harassment of Dr P J Thum, founder of independent media New Naratif by the Prime Minister’s Office acting through the Elections Department and the Singapore Police Force. Dr P J Thum has not committed any offence and should not be summoned to the Clementi Police Station to be interrogated for...

Public prosecutors in SingaporePublic prosecutors in Singapore I’ve heard folks at the AGC take pride in the fact that apparently unlike in other jurisdictions, public prosecutors in Singapore are NOT directed to view getting a conviction + the highest penalty for every defendant before the courts as the goal/a win, but to seek a just verdict and sentence based on a fair trial and...

Disgracing ‘The Quintessential System Of Justice’Disgracing ‘The Quintessential System Of Justice’ The hypocrisy of calling for others to respect our justice system while ignoring due process when it suits our own goals diminishes our credibility and is an equal threat to a just and fair society. When office-holders were products of the party's establishment, this mostly didn't matter, as they quite naturally acted...

Locals Are Less Likely To Be Let Go Than Foreigners?Locals Are Less Likely To Be Let Go Than Foreigners? I read the front page of STimes today 15 September 2020 that unemployment is rising steadily but MOM notes that locals are less likely to let go than foreigners. How would they know? They surveyed all the employers? They checked the passes they approved or rejected? I have been talking with many PMETs who lost their jobs,...

Lazada is not a safe, reliable place to do shopping after Alibaba's acquisitionLazada is not a safe, reliable place to do shopping after... This is to warn everyone Lazada is not a safe, reliable place to do shopping after Alibaba's acquisition. Here's the story of what happened 2 and a half months ago. I bought a Toshiba instant water heater and it was faulty. Instead I called up Toshiba for repair and was told that technician would attend repair within...

Objective view of Liew Mun Leong versus Parti Liyani fiascoObjective view of Liew Mun Leong versus Parti Liyani fiasco Honest speaking, I did not follow up very closely on the case. But I hope to be objective in my views and that is what a democratic society should be. I think there are 4 possibilities for this case. 1) The police is indeed sluggish in the case by with no evil intention to frame Parti Liyani. 2) The police...

Dismissal of Liew Mun LeongDismissal of Liew Mun Leong What is wrong with Dilhan Pillay Sandrasegara (CEO of Temasek International)? Unlike volunteers at HOME, CAG chairman is paid handsomely for his services. The longer Temasek takes to dismiss Liew the angrier will be members of the public. If Temasek thinks that public anger will go away, it will be sorely disappointed.   *...

Using Xenophobia As 'Defend And Attack' StrategyUsing Xenophobia As 'Defend And Attack' Strategy I refer to this article on TodayOnline and found the following statement troubling, "Because what we say cannot be unsaid… And everyone — Singaporeans, new citizens, Singapore-born, others who are here — will all be looking at this." It looks to me to be a form of attack strategy. It looks like when they have...

Elite Bullying A Pitiful MaidElite Bullying A Pitiful Maid After reading this article on TodayOnline, some thoughts came to me. This party groomed such character to key position in state enterprise? And it seems they are in love with such character, I see many samples in parliament also. This guy was making so much at one stage. Why the family would do this a maid who...

On 'Free Riders'On 'Free Riders' As I listened intuitively again to the PM’s speech on Wednesday to the Presidential address of our 14th Parliament, I can’t help but feel the current incessant attacks on the PM’s remarks about “free riders” have been taken out of context, though the PM was desperately trying to buy his way out of the argument,...

Jamus Lim on 'free riders'Jamus Lim on 'free riders' A free rider, as defined in economics, is an individual (or group) that reaps the benefits of the actions of others, without paying the cost (or underpaying for it). It is a form of market failure, and characterizes nonexcludable goods (those whose use cannot be restricted). ‪In his opening address to the 14th Parliament,...

Civil Servants, unelected can carry this?Civil Servants, unelected can carry this? Holier than thou! The pm in his parliamentary debate said and I quote, ‘It is a big decision, S$5 billion of supplementary budget. Civil servants, unelected can carry this?’ Let me explain. In the Civil Service, financial prudence comes in many parts and this is embedded in their in-house Instruction Manual. It...

Hypocrisy At Its Max!Hypocrisy At Its Max! Singaporeans have been bluffed by the brilliant marketing of their slave masters. Lovely and great messages on MSM and social media by the slave masters seem to be doing wonders for sheep. Remember the lovely and understanding message after ten seats were won by oppositions during GE 2020, " Election results a clear...

Yahoo Singapore Blocks Readers From CommentingYahoo Singapore Blocks Readers From Commenting I love to read and comment on Yahoo articles particularly Singapore politics and quite few weeks ago, I believe you may have seen this message, "Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending...

Editorials
Updates on in-house techie medical condition (5 Sep)

Updates on in-house techie medical condition (5 Sep)

Our techie Andrew, who suffered a stroke on Thursday (6 Aug) evening has completed his further medical...
Updates on in-house techie medical condition (22 Aug)

Updates on in-house techie medical condition (22 Aug)

Our techie Andrew suffered a relapse on Monday (17th Aug), the day he was scheduled to undergo “血管造影”...
TR Emeritus' in-house techie hospitalized due to stroke

TR Emeritus' in-house techie hospitalized due to stroke

We are sad to inform that our in-house techie, Andrew is currently hospitalized in China due to a stroke. *...
Can Singaporeans accept Heng Swee Kiat as their next...

Can Singaporeans accept Heng Swee Kiat as their next...

Human rights lawyer Remy Choo Zheng Xi made an interesting observation on Mr Heng's showing at the...
To Workers Party & All Its Supporters

To Workers Party & All Its Supporters

To Workers Party, residents of Hougang SMC, Aljunied GRC and SengKang GRC. Truth be told, we had intended...
Only The Workers Party Survived Pandemic GE 2020

Only The Workers Party Survived Pandemic GE 2020

Only the Workers Party (WP) has managed to survive the pandemic GE 2020, making inroads securing...
GE 2020: Live Results On Sample & Official Votes

GE 2020: Live Results On Sample & Official Votes

Sample Count Aljunied GRC: Workers’ Party (60%), People’s Action Party (40%) * Ang Mo Kio GRC: People’s...
General Elections 2020: Listen To Your Heart

General Elections 2020: Listen To Your Heart

The day before Polling Day is Cooling Day (9 July 2020), a day set aside for voters to reflect on whom...
Leaked Audio: A general election after a crisis 'will...

Leaked Audio: A general election after a crisis 'will...

Leaked audio clips of conversations involving Mr Chan Chun Sing have surfaced on the final day of campaigning...
TR Emeritus to be deactivated on 8th July 2020 @ 2300...

TR Emeritus to be deactivated on 8th July 2020 @ 2300...

Please be informed that we will be deactivating commenting function for our website on 8th July 2020...
Lee Hsien Yang's full-length media interview with Bloomberg...

Lee Hsien Yang's full-length media interview with Bloomberg...

In his first full-length media interview done over email with Bloomberg, Lee Hsien Yang explains why...
What voters need to know to prepare for polling day...

What voters need to know to prepare for polling day...

With General Elections (GE) 2020 being the 1st election to be held during a pandemic with public health...
MOM issues 5 Correction Directions against various...

MOM issues 5 Correction Directions against various...

Expectedly, the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Act (POFMA) Office have issued 5 Correction...
Police investigates Ms Raeesah Khan of Workers' Party...

Police investigates Ms Raeesah Khan of Workers' Party...

The Singapore Police Force (SPF) has announced that they are investigating Ms Raeesah Khan, a candidate...
 Nicole Seah like you've never seen her before

Nicole Seah like you've never seen her before

On Saturday (4th July), we featured 4 female candidates from the alternative parties who have offered...
Spotlight on 4 Alternative Party Candidates in GE 2020

Spotlight on 4 Alternative Party Candidates in GE 2020

With General Elections (GE) slated for 10th July, the [email protected] is delighted to see an excellent lineup...
POFMA correction directions issued to Peoples Voice...

POFMA correction directions issued to Peoples Voice...

The Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Act (Pofma) Office has issued a correction direction to...
People's Action Party's Foreign Talents In Action?

People's Action Party's Foreign Talents In Action?

A Premonition? What do you think?   Please join our official Facebook page here and...
Singapore's next generation of leaders

Singapore's next generation of leaders

Martyn See created a very interesting 2-minute compilation video of Singapore's next generation of possible...
Lee versus Lee showdown not happening in pandemic GE...

Lee versus Lee showdown not happening in pandemic GE...

For those who have ordered cartons of beer and packets of popcorn wating for the Lee versus Lee showdown...
Opinions
The need for Mayors

The need for Mayors

LHL lauded those 5 Community Development Council (CDC) mayors lavishly at a recent event about the...
PAP will put down anyone who sees flaws in its policies,...

PAP will put down anyone who sees flaws in its policies,...

On Tuesday (22 Sept), a few friends and I gathered outside the Clementi Police Station to wait for PJ...
Justice And Prosecutorial Misconduct

Justice And Prosecutorial Misconduct

Our legislators at all levels of government as well as the administrators of a plethora of governmental...
Stupidity Of Singapore Covid-19 Handling

Stupidity Of Singapore Covid-19 Handling

Basically, the whole episode shows the weakness of the system being managed by straight As scholar or...
Eat Too Full Nothing Better To Do

Eat Too Full Nothing Better To Do

It is reported in today's Straits Times that Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) officers have raided a flat...
Buddy Capitalism Continues

Buddy Capitalism Continues

A few nights ago, the Young Pork Guzzling Muslim Politician sent me a photo of several Linkedin profiles...
Two ways to process an order

Two ways to process an order

I wanted to buy 3 laptops from SingTel under a BSG grant from the government. I took 1 month and a...
Injustice and inequality

Injustice and inequality

Recent news in the past few weeks have seen injustice and inequality enacted onto Singaporeans and workers...
You people are so damn racist..

You people are so damn racist..

"You people are so damn racist....No other country is reporting stats in such a xenophobic way... Show...
Share the burden and responsibility

Share the burden and responsibility

Many people are scared of taking the responsibility when something goes wrong. They tried to avoid responsibility...
The Problem With Buddies

The Problem With Buddies

One of the most prominent items to be put on display as a result of the acquittal of Parti Liyani, the...
What’s the point of it all?

What’s the point of it all?

Use taxpayers money to the tune of about $100,000 per foreign student and bond them to work here...
The Silliness Of POFMA

The Silliness Of POFMA

The Silliness Of POFMA! Ministers Should Explain And Not Declare Themselves To Be Prophets Of Truth! Yesterday,...
Positive aspect of Parti Liyani's case

Positive aspect of Parti Liyani's case

This case involves a maid who was accused by the employer of stealing their belongings. She was charged,...
Investigation into New Naratif

Investigation into New Naratif

Good grief! Dr PJ Thum has now been summoned to the Clementi Police Station, Monday at 10 am. Two...
India still pulling its punches

India still pulling its punches

On the Tibetan plateau, the two nuclear-armed nations have thousands of soldiers massed along the disputed...
Chan Chun Sing says there are 3.5 million jobs for...

Chan Chun Sing says there are 3.5 million jobs for...

Singaporeans do not need to worry about not having a job because the country will not run out of jobs. According...
Death penalty for convicted drug offenders.

Death penalty for convicted drug offenders.

Capital punishment by hanging for drug offenders was in the news lately. I support the death penalty...
Automation will make work easier and still keep many...

Automation will make work easier and still keep many...

There is a big risk that automation will make more people lose their jobs. This risk can be mitigated,...
 Chan Chun Sing keeps parroting the same advice to...

Chan Chun Sing keeps parroting the same advice to...

The headline in The Business Times summed it up – “Now is the time for China to win friends: Chan...
Letters
Why our million-dollar ministers deserve to get the...

Why our million-dollar ministers deserve to get the...

Over 8,600 business ceased and filed to cease operations in April alone, including many in the food-and-beverage...
Disgracing ‘The Quintessential System Of Justice’

Disgracing ‘The Quintessential System Of Justice’

The hypocrisy of calling for others to respect our justice system while ignoring due process when it...
Locals Are Less Likely To Be Let Go Than Foreigners?

Locals Are Less Likely To Be Let Go Than Foreigners?

I read the front page of STimes today 15 September 2020 that unemployment is rising steadily but MOM...
Lazada is not a safe, reliable place to do shopping...

Lazada is not a safe, reliable place to do shopping...

This is to warn everyone Lazada is not a safe, reliable place to do shopping after Alibaba's acquisition. Here's...
Using Xenophobia As 'Defend And Attack' Strategy

Using Xenophobia As 'Defend And Attack' Strategy

I refer to this article on TodayOnline and found the following statement troubling, "Because what we...
Elite Bullying A Pitiful Maid

Elite Bullying A Pitiful Maid

After reading this article on TodayOnline, some thoughts came to me. This party groomed such character...
On 'Free Riders'

On 'Free Riders'

As I listened intuitively again to the PM’s speech on Wednesday to the Presidential address of our...
Civil Servants, unelected can carry this?

Civil Servants, unelected can carry this?

Holier than thou! The pm in his parliamentary debate said and I quote, ‘It is a big decision, S$5 billion...
Hypocrisy At Its Max!

Hypocrisy At Its Max!

Singaporeans have been bluffed by the brilliant marketing of their slave masters. Lovely and great messages...
Yahoo Singapore Blocks Readers From Commenting

Yahoo Singapore Blocks Readers From Commenting

I love to read and comment on Yahoo articles particularly Singapore politics and quite few weeks ago,...
Parliament committed to holding government accountable?

Parliament committed to holding government accountable?

Dear Speaker of Parliament, I chanced upon an article on ST which I rarely read, except for updates...
CK Tang supposed Hijab Issue

CK Tang supposed Hijab Issue

Before the furore from a turban incident of Mr Parvitar Singh has yet to simmer, another similar controversy...
Alleged Religious Discrimination at CK Tangs

Alleged Religious Discrimination at CK Tangs

It disturbs me greatly as a Chinese individual to read about the vast discrimination retailer CK Tang...
Wishing TRE Andrew a Speedy Recovery and God Bless

Wishing TRE Andrew a Speedy Recovery and God Bless

Dear Andrew I am so sorry to hear about this incident. You have done so much for TRE and all true-blue...
Post-Election 2020

Post-Election 2020

I read with much concern, of latest developments surrounding the Court cases of political dissidents/Opposition...
DBS Bank and Western Union a freaking joke

DBS Bank and Western Union a freaking joke

As a former small businessman from the “Merdeka” Generation, I find that the stupidity of some businesses...
When Will These Idiots Learn?

When Will These Idiots Learn?

Snapped this photo while driving. Apparently written by FTs claiming LKY is the founder of Singapore...
Snippets
Stop Harassment Of Dr P J Thum

Stop Harassment Of Dr P J Thum

Function 8 condemns the harassment of Dr P J Thum, founder of independent media New Naratif by the Prime...
Public prosecutors in Singapore

Public prosecutors in Singapore

I’ve heard folks at the AGC take pride in the fact that apparently unlike in other jurisdictions, public...
Objective view of Liew Mun Leong versus Parti Liyani...

Objective view of Liew Mun Leong versus Parti Liyani...

Honest speaking, I did not follow up very closely on the case. But I hope to be objective in my views...
Dismissal of Liew Mun Leong

Dismissal of Liew Mun Leong

What is wrong with Dilhan Pillay Sandrasegara (CEO of Temasek International)? Unlike volunteers at HOME,...
Jamus Lim on 'free riders'

Jamus Lim on 'free riders'

A free rider, as defined in economics, is an individual (or group) that reaps the benefits of the actions...
Court of Appeal: AG’s alleged threat against death...

Court of Appeal: AG’s alleged threat against death...

In a Court of Appeal judgment handed down on Thursday (13 August) in relation to the case of two Malaysian...
Best Places To Play Bingo in Singapore

Best Places To Play Bingo in Singapore

Bingo has swiftly become one of the most popular global pastimes over the last decade and is still gathering...
I have been diagnosed with progressive supranuclear...

I have been diagnosed with progressive supranuclear...

It is a rather nasty brain disease which starts with a Parkinson’s-like illness that slows physical...
Was there a together 10 million population plan?

Was there a together 10 million population plan?

Was there a together 10 million Plan? Er... Heng Swee Kiat said there was no such plan. Vivian Balakrishnan...
100 Bullshit Jobs

100 Bullshit Jobs

For a population of 5.5 M, we have a PM, a DPM, TWO senior ministers, and THREE ministers in PM office.,...
Li ShengWu on the court's judgement against him

Li ShengWu on the court's judgement against him

Apparently the court has rendered judgement on my case today, and fined me $15,000 for a comment made...
MM Lee 'not quite sold' on idea of 6.5m population...

MM Lee 'not quite sold' on idea of 6.5m population...

MM 'not quite sold' on idea of 6.5m population for Singapore Li Xueying, Straits Times 2 Feb 08; He...
Historian Michael Barr reflects on GE2020 - 'PAP govt...

Historian Michael Barr reflects on GE2020 - 'PAP govt...

The People’s Action Party (PAP) government of Singapore has suffered its worst ever election result,...
WP’s Yee Jenn Jong rebuts Lawrence Wong

WP’s Yee Jenn Jong rebuts Lawrence Wong

With due respect to Minister Lawrence Wong, I do not think this 'desire for diverse voices, checks and...
Lawrence Wong should stop acting like the grand saga...

Lawrence Wong should stop acting like the grand saga...

Come on Lawrence Wong, the Workers Party MPs are not school boys and girls elected into parliament....
Entrenching the Right to Vote in Free and Fair Elections...

Entrenching the Right to Vote in Free and Fair Elections...

With Singapore GE2020 over and lapses relating to the election administration during this pandemic surfacing...
Grant town council funds to Sengkang GRC

Grant town council funds to Sengkang GRC

Please support this if you feel that your money should not be politicised to the benefit of the PAP and...
Sticky & Recent Articles

Three basic processes of wealth creation

Three basic processes of wealth creation

By James Oh, Lifestyle Correspondent After hearing much misconception about wealth creation, I see there is an urgent need for me to put it right according to its true meaning and to disclose the methods of creating wealth. It is also my intention to coach and assist people to build their wealth so as enable them to be financial... 

Why it is in U.S.’s interests to promote democracy in Singapore

Why it is in U.S.’s interests to promote democracy in Singapore

OPINION When U.S. President Barack Obama visits Singapore next week for the APEC summit, he should not be deceived by the towering skyscrapers of the city state nor the deceptive affluence of its citizens walking down the streets of Orchard Road for what lies beneath the veneer is a draconian dictatorship bent on perpetuating... 

APEC summit sees US-China reversal

APEC summit sees US-China reversal

By Sarah Stewart from AFP In the 20 years since its launch, the Asia-Pacific’s top economic grouping has witnessed a stunning realignment with China on the march and the United States mired in crisis. President Barack Obama heads to Singapore for this week’s annual Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting... 

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