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Lee Wei Ling: One Has To Be Remarkably Dumb To Not Know What LKY Wants For His Oxley Road Home

Lee Wei Ling: One Has To Be Remarkably Dumb To Not Know What LKY Wants For His Oxley Road Home

In the Facebook post on Tuesday evening, Dr Lee repeated what she knew of her father's stance, that he wanted the property to be demolished as he did not want Singapore to have a cult of Lee Kuan Yew. Dr Lee also reiterated the reason why the house should be demolished - LKY did not want it open to public or turned into a shrine, and their mother, Mdm Kwa Geok Choo was a private person and did not want the public trampling through her home.

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Josephine Teo Says Sex In Small Spaces Remark Was A Private Joke

Josephine Teo Says Sex In Small Spaces Remark Was A Private Joke

Another brainless statement, like a Private Joke between her and her husband in full view of the media? Or was the private joke between her and the journalists interviewing her? What is she talking about? She also said that she should never have uttered that comment. Obviously, if that was a Private Joke, then why say it in a public setting? Stupid or what?

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Opposition Parties Paid Tribute To Wong Wee Nam, PAP Cannot Be Bothered

Opposition Parties Paid Tribute To Wong Wee Nam, PAP Cannot Be Bothered

Veteran politician Wong Wee Nam, who became known for his vocal support for opposition politicians and for daring to speak out for Singaporeans, passed away on Saturday at the age of 72, after battling Parkinson's disease for the past few years. Singapore's opposition parties and politicians have came out and paid tribute to the late Wong.

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PM Lee Says Substance And Merits Trumps Connections, But Failed To Explain Presence Of Paper Generals

PM Lee Says Substance And Merits Trumps Connections, But Failed To Explain Presence Of Paper Generals

PM Lee finally opens up to the age old question Singaporeans have since forever - will having connections help one get ahead in life? As most Singaporeans know, the answer is a resounding YES. But PM Lee said that while having connections will help open doors, having substance and merit is more important.

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It Has Begun! TOC's Terry Xu Served Letter By PM' Lawyers, He Is Being Sued As Expected

It Has Begun! TOC's Terry Xu Served Letter By PM' Lawyers, He Is Being Sued As Expected

The Writ was served on 5 September at Terry Xu's house, which indicated that the article in question "contained statements that are false and baseless and were calculated to disparage and impugn PM Lee as well as his office as the Prime Minister.” Xu has 8 days to enter an appearance to defend the claim. This is also not the first time lawyer Davinder Singh has represented PM Lee in his defamation suits. He was involved when PM Lee sued Roy Ngerng in 2015, and most recently Leong Sze Hian, whose case is still ongoing.

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PM Lee Advise Future PM To Be In Touch With Singaporeans, Something He Has Never Done Before

PM Lee Advise Future PM To Be In Touch With Singaporeans, Something He Has Never Done Before

In his advice, he urged the future top guy take an interest in society around him, and to take interest in any world events happening currently. He also strongly encouraged a future PM to read the newspapers to see how Singapore can fit in, something that most people do, but obviously PM Lee still see a need to tell everyone. The best part was that he encouraged this future PM to participate in Singapore's wider society, to understand what the man on the ground is going through.

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PAP Minister Ng Chee Meng Spotted In Potong Pasir, PAP Scared Of Losing Ward

PAP Minister Ng Chee Meng Spotted In Potong Pasir, PAP Scared Of Losing Ward

The Potong Pasir ward, of course, belonged to opposition's Chiam See Tong, for 27 years from from 1984 to 2011. Chiam's party lost the last GE because he decided to vacate the post and fight in a GRC, while Lina Chiam took over as the opposition candidate there. Lina Chiam subsequently lost out to the PAP candidate, but by a negligible margin.

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Bus And Train Fares Set For Highest Increase In Years

Bus And Train Fares Set For Highest Increase In Years

If this mooted fare increase gets approved, it will be the highest fare increase for years. If this happens, fares could go up by $0.10, the maximum increase that can be allowed under the current fare formula, a measure implemented from 2018 to the year 2022. While some might say that $0.10 is a small price to pay, if taken into account each trip a person makes he needs to cough up $0.10 extra, someone might face up to $15 total of increased fares per month.

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17 Year Old Girl Attempted To Take Her Life From Multi Story Carpark

17 Year Old Girl Attempted To Take Her Life From Multi Story Carpark

The girl was apparently pulled off the ledge she was sitting on by police officers when she was distracted. An eyewitness said the girl was wearing a white cap, and was seen sitting on the ledge at the top of the multi story carpark, looking down and sobbing. 10 police officers were seen trying to dissuade her from jumping, with one officer seen holding a phone and showing her something on it. Police managed to pull her off when she was not looking at them.

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