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Why Are SAF Paper Generals Dependent On Government To Give Them Posts After Their Military Career?

Why Are SAF Paper Generals Dependent On Government To Give Them Posts After Their Military Career?

Paper Generals who cannot lead, does not show leadership qualities and are basically useless, but still get to keep their cushy posts and huge salaries only with the help of the Government? If these guys were out in the private sector, they would probably have been sacked for such poor performances.

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PAP's Foreign Friendly Policy Sees New Citizens Take Full Advantage And Laughing All The Way To The Bank

PAP's Foreign Friendly Policy Sees New Citizens Take Full Advantage And Laughing All The Way To The Bank

Singaporeans are always told the influx of foreign talent is good for us, for it will create wealth for us further down the road. Foreign influx rendering many Singaporeans unemployed and underemployed is not something based on fact, we are told. "Please do not politicize this issue" is the refrain we get from our Millionaire Ministers.

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WP's Yee Jenn Jong Questions How The Opposition Party Is Expected To Be Prepared For GE If Boundaries And Constituencies Keep Changing

WP's Yee Jenn Jong Questions How The Opposition Party Is Expected To Be Prepared For GE If Boundaries And Constituencies Keep Changing

It will be a coincidence that the EBRC will take a longer time this time but will finish just after Budget 2020. And surely a convergence that Budget 2020 will have lots of goodies in it.

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SDP FIles High Court Appeal, To Challenge Josephine Teo's POFMA Action Against Them

SDP FIles High Court Appeal, To Challenge Josephine Teo's POFMA Action Against Them

SDP said they had deliberated at length about taking the appeal to the High Court, but in the end decided that taking it to the courts to “stand up for our fellow Singaporeans and fight for what little space we have left in Singapore to uphold our democratic freedoms” was the right thing to do.

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Part Time PAP MP For Bukit Batok Gets Coveted Appointment Of Senior Counsel

Part Time PAP MP For Bukit Batok Gets Coveted Appointment Of Senior Counsel

Now, instead of getting questioned in Parliament if his Town Council's misdemeanor makes him unsuitable to carry out MP duties, and whether he should be recused, the part time MP gets rewarded with a high post that is coveted by all lawyers in Singapore. Of course, the job of Senior Counsel will demand Murali's full time dedication. His Bukit Batok residents should now question if he really have got time for them at all.

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SDP Says Josephine Teo's Refusal To Substantiate POFMA Allegation Shows Poor Leadership Qualities

SDP Says Josephine Teo's Refusal To Substantiate POFMA Allegation Shows Poor Leadership Qualities

SDP said they found the MOM's reply disturbing, as SDP had submitted a detailed account which includes analyzing MOM’s own statistics, as the reasons for the statements in SDP's posts. They also countered that Minister Teo, who had the backing of her entire Ministry and their officials, and two full days with which to substantiate their Correction Directions, had failed to do so, and this was indicative of the lack of leadership qualities in the PAP's 4G Leadership.

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Pritam Singh Asked PAP For Breakdown Of New Jobs For SGreans And PR, Chan Chun Sing Flat Out Refuse To Answer

Pritam Singh Asked PAP For Breakdown Of New Jobs For SGreans And PR, Chan Chun Sing Flat Out Refuse To Answer

This however, drew a sharp rebuke from Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing, who proceeded to give a speech that lasted for half an hour, outlining the government's strategies for growing Singapore’s economy and creating jobs. While the speech was possibly already prepared in advance, he still failed to answer Pritam's questions. So, are the Whites hiding something from Singaporeans, something that would not look too good on them?

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Pritam Singh To Ask PM Lee In Parliament Again On When The Elusive EBRC Report Will Be Released

Pritam Singh To Ask PM Lee In Parliament Again On When The Elusive EBRC Report Will Be Released

It should also be noted that the EBRC had been tasked to reduce the size of the GRC already existing, and to increase the the number of Single wards. Mr Pritam Singh is also set to ask whether the EBRC can explain how they draw up the boundaries, and their reasons for creating GRC and absorbing of Single wards into a GRC.

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GST Vouchers To Be Given To SGreans In The First Month Of 2020, But We Should Never Forget Impending GST Hikes

GST Vouchers To Be Given To SGreans In The First Month Of 2020, But We Should Never Forget Impending GST Hikes

When we do receive the GST vouchers, it does make sense to make sense of why we need the GST vouchers in the first place. It is because the GST is about to be raised again, that's why Singaporeans need help with GST. While we will be happy with any chicken wings the government gives our way, we should remind ourselves how much more the GST hike is going to be soon.

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Lucky Plaza Accident: Why Was Car Crash Victims Not Brought To Mt Elizabeth, Mere Minutes Away, But To TTSH?

Lucky Plaza Accident: Why Was Car Crash Victims Not Brought To Mt Elizabeth, Mere Minutes Away, But To TTSH?

But hospitals, be they private or government owned, surely have the medical capabilities and medical personnel to handle such trauma victims. Surely, the injured and dying could have been given emergency medical help in Mount Elizabeth first, before they are transferred to TTSH once their condition stabilised? Why was it any other way? It might be protocol, but shouldn't lives matter more over protocol?

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