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Ravi Philemon And Michelle Lee Form Political Party - Red Dot United

Ravi Philemon And Michelle Lee Form Political Party - Red Dot United

In a virtual press conference on 29 May 2020, political veterans Ravi Philemon and Michelle Lee announced the formation of a new political party - Red Dot United. Ravi Philemon and Michelle Lee shared the goals for their party, and explained the need for another credible voice in Singapore's political landscape.

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Commentary: Josephine Teo Allegedly Stressed Until Cannot Speak Properly

Commentary: Josephine Teo Allegedly Stressed Until Cannot Speak Properly

Due to the outbreak of Covid19 in many foreign worker dormitories, the Minister of Manpower (MOM) Josephine Teo has been in the spotlight. At many press conferences where she had to address various issues relating to the high incidence of migrant workers infection, her most frequently-uttered word is none other than “dormitory” (ies). Josephine Teo's pronunciation of the biggest keyword in Singapore’s Covid-19 vocabulary today could have been off-key — and often, distractingly inconsistent. In the case of Josephine Teo, her pronunciation of “dormitory” may have strayed from habit due to the great stress the D word has put upon the nation and her. Confronting or uttering it could even be upsetting.

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SDP Shares Their Funding Strategies For Policies That Will Benefit The Vulnerable

SDP Shares Their Funding Strategies For Policies That Will Benefit The Vulnerable

The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) has proposed various programmes like RESTART (Re-Employment Scheme and Temporary Assistance for the ReTrenched), RISE (Retirement Income Scheme for the Elderly), and other healthcare plan and housing policies for the benefit of the people. These policies and programmes may be especially essential for a post-Covid19 era. However these policies have been accused of being not affordable, with online counterarguments such as "Where is the money going to come from?". The SDP has recently addressed this funding issue with various concrete examples.

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Covid19: MP Louis Ng Shared Poll for NDP Funpack which Closed Shortly After

After a May 21 petition to allow people to opt out of receiving the NDP funpack, MP Louis Ng shared a poll on his Facebook post on Monday (May 25) morning 9.38am. However at 5.52pm the same day, he updated that the poll was closed. That's barely a full day.

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Stop The Reemployment of High Ranking Civil Servants in Public and Statutory Boards After 62!

Most government bodies have inverted pyramid structures already. Many are 40-60 years old and draw high salaries. These bunch of post 62yo role in the organisation (civil service and public service, including Stat Board) is quite menial and most of the time is NATO role.

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Covid19: Lu Ding Ji Eatery Encountered Allegedly Abusive Sengkang Customer

Covid19: Lu Ding Ji Eatery Encountered Allegedly Abusive Sengkang Customer

Like most local restaurants, Lu Ding Ji had to adapt and allowed its customers to order food delivery during Covid19. However, Lu Ding Ji happened to encounter an impatient and "abusive" customer from Sengkang. According to screenshots provided by the restaurant, they were exchanging messages with a customer named "Seng Kang". Even when it was explained to her that the delivery person was in the midst of being contacted, the customer appeared insistent about getting a delivery timing from the restaurant. In the end, the food was delivered to the customer at 1pm.

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Pet Salon Uses Covid19 To Explain Away Price Increase

Pet Salon Uses Covid19 To Explain Away Price Increase

An experienced Japanese dog grooming service in Singapore recently announced it will be reopening on 2 June 2020. This will be the day after Circuit Breaker (CB) ends, and replaced with a slightly relaxed CB Phase 1. However this announcement by the pet groomer also mentioned a "need" to increase its pricing by $5. Their reason for this price increase was to put the blame on Covid19.

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