Workers Party, led by their MP and all -round popular opposition leader Low Thia Khiang and former NCMP Yee Jenn Jong spent their past Sunday morning visiting the Marine Parade and Geylang Serai areas to do their residents outreach program.
Singaporeans likes to join in long queues for almost anything. From Hello Kitty plush toys, A&W re-opening at Jewel, and launch of new Apple iPhones. The latest long queue that Singaporeans have been seen in is the launch of the commemorative $20 note that was released today, to mark the bicentennial celebrations for Singapore this year.
Just before PM Lee left for his one week break, and just after pissing off the people of Vietnam and Cambodia, PM Lee spoke at the annual Business China awards ceremony held at the Marina Bay Sands on Friday, June 7. In a fireside chat, PM Lee said that the PAP was still looking for new candidates to stand for the next General Elections.
It did not take the authorities long to rebut the feeling on the ground that they have purposely delayed the permit approval, just because it was Dr Tan and his new, popular, opposition party. The Police have issued a statement that basically lays the blame on the delay squarely back to Dr Tan's PSP.
While Dr Tan remained disappointed that the official launch had to be postponed even thought the authorities had been given enough lead time to approve all the respective permits, he had told his organising team that they must continue to comply with all the permits required for the event, no matter how many there are.
Studies should be done to determine why this is the case. Is it because of the rising cost of living, that old folks turn to drug consumption, which will lead to a free stay in jail? Or are the seniors turning to drugs to help them go through the hard life of being an old folk living in expensive Singapore?
A man was entrusted with the safety of a 12 year old girl, who had ran away from home, by her mother, but instead of making sure she was safe, he took her away and plied her with drinks before raping her instead. The 12 year old girl was the daughter of his brother's girlfriend, and the girl had known him since she was 7 years old.
NEA has come under the spotlight from netizens for what was perceived as a heavy handed approach of fining a man for throwing of rubber bands on the road. The photo of the fine the man received that says "You did throw rubber band in a public place" has gone viral, as have the amount of fine the man had to pay, which was $300.
Dr Tan Cheng Bock has announced via his Facebook post that his new opposition party, the Progress Singapore Party, is to be officially launched on the 15th of June. The PSP was already officially registered by Dr Tan on 28 March.
The grandson of Lee Kuan Yew and the second son of Lee Hsien Yang, Li Huanwu, got married to his male partner in a ceremony in Cape Town on Friday, 24th May. This was announced via the personal Instagram account of Heng Yirui, Huanwu's male partner.