Editorials

Editorials by the ASS Team.

WP Accused Of Lack Of Fiduciary Duty, But PAP MPs Get Away With Not Even A Slap On The Wrist

When the Ang Mo Kio Town Council General Manager took bribes for almost two years before finally being caught, the PAP MPs for that TC, led by the esteemed PM himself, did not even get a slap on the wrist. So what were the MPs doing for two years when their appointed man was happily taking bribes managing their town Council? Sleeping on the job to not realise this? Isn't this the same as failing in their fiduciary duties?

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University Students Petition For Lower Transport Fares, Because They Are Still Students

However, this does not apply to University students, as they will still be charged with adult fares which costs up to $1.48 for an average journey of 10 km. This does sound a tad bit unfair, as University students are still students, just like the polytechnic students. They don't hold full time jobs, and thus, have no steady income to pay for the increase. In light of this, three undergraduates started a petition to appeal for university students to receive the same rights.

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Police Investigating SG Nasi Lemak, Which Does Not Sell Nasi Lemak, But Indulges In Porn

Some of those videos and photos also allegedly include upskirt photos. The chat group is named "SG Nasi Lemak", although it has nothing to do with one of Singapore's favourite food. It allegedly had more than 44,000 members when it was active, before being taken down. However, it was understood that this group was not even the first iteration, and that once this was shut down, the group will definitely reform under a different name.

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Minister Lawrence Wong Promotes Lease Buyback Scheme, Singaporeans Unhappy

The promoting of the Lease Buyback Scheme (LBS) by National Development Board on social media has drawn intense backlash from Singaporeans from all walks of life. Minister Lawrence Wong also earlier said that all HDB flats would be returned to the government once their 99 year lease has run out, with no compensation paid to "home-owners".

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HDB CEO Appointed Electoral Boundaries Committee Member, No Conflict Of Interest?

But what most does not know is that one of the committee members appointed is Housing and Development Board (HDB) CEO, Cheong Koon Hean. It can thus be safely assumed that Cheong has the ears of the government, much like the government is able to dictate to her what should be done in terms of housing. Can someone who works very closely with the government and echoes their population views be entirely independent of political bias?

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