Following the powerful 6.0 magnitude earthquake yesterday morning (June 5), many climbers were trapped on the mountain and guides were crucial in bringing back the injured, the weak and the deceased through treacherous conditions. A guide named Ridwan was seen strapping an injured Singaporean boy on his back and carrying him to safety.
The Myanmar football fan who insulted Singaporeans and threatened to take over Singapore in the aftermath of Singapore's 2 - 1 loss to Myanmar has apologised. In two Facebook posts, the fan who goes by the name Guidingstar Mmu apologised profusely for his heated words and urged the FAS to unban him and allow him to post his apology on the FAS facebook page.
Even after last night's disappointing match where Singapore's football team lost 2 - 1 to Myanmar, Singaporeans still found class to congratulate and praise both the Myanmar football team and their fans. After the match, it was observed by the public that Myanmar fans helped out with the cleaning of Jalan Besar stadium and this drew praise from all sides.
A reader contributed this disturbing screenshot to All Singapore Stuff. In it, it showed a Myanmar football fan making incendiary comments against Singapore. This was after Myanmer defeated Singapore 2 - 1 in last night's SEA Games qualifying match at the Jalan Besar Stadium. The Myanmar netizen with the online moniker Guidingstar Mmu threatened to takeover Singapore and make Singaporeans jobless.
After our article on a 4-year old girl who goes door to door to beg for food went viral, we were glad to see kind-hearted Singaporeans leaving comments on our Facebook page, website and leaving messages in our e-mail who are willing to volunteer their time and donate funds to help the child.
On Monday evening (4 May 2015), prominent CPF activist and blogger Roy Ngerng received a snail mail with a chilling blackmail message. While the motives are unclear, the sender threatened to release Roy's sex tape to the public.
Mr Lee Kuan Yew visited SAFTI MI in Aug 1995 before the unit's opening ceremony. As you know, SAFTI's nearest MRT station back then was Boon Lay, a distance away. Our Commandant then (a Brigadier General) was giving a brief to Mr Lee. Lee suddenly asked how far is the nearest MRT to SAFTI MI. He was told it is 30 minutes by bus. Lee replied "How can our NS boys reach camp on time? Did you arrange the army tonners to pick them up?". The Commandant replied "No". Then Lee stared at the Commandant, turned to then Defence Minister Dr Tony Tan and said "Can you please arrange for ferry buses to pick up our NS boys as soon as possible? Four waves in the morning and four waves in the evening."
Sources have informed ST that Jeremy Clarkson is set to sign a deal with Channel 5. The former host of TopGear will helm a car show in Singapore in an effort to capitalise on the runaway success of Channel NewsAsia's Cruise Control segment.
Countries can thrive without those impractical liberal values. We don't need unrestrained freedom of expression because we need to consider the cultural, racial and religious sensitivities of the different communities in Singapore. We don't need western-model of freedom of assembly where people can gather as and when they like to protest senselessly because we have many open channels to feedback to government and political leaders about flaws in policies; if they don't listen, citizens have the right to vote them out. Aljunied GRC is a prime example.