CHEE SOON JUAN: GETTING IN BED WITH USA MAY NOT BE A SMART MOVE WITH A RISING CHINA

I wrote the article (below) in Aug last year after the PM was feted in a state dinner at the WH. It is an occasion that international leaders covet, but also one that doesn't come for free. The event was Obama's not-so-subtle way of telling China that Singapore remains firmly in the US' geopolitical orbit.

But as I say in the piece, the US has no friends, only interests. And with changes in the presidency, policies and tactics also change. With Trump as president, is America still as committed to Asia? Will he rely on diplomacy or resort to force over the SCS dispute?

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FOREIGN WORKERS DRIVE TRASH KART AT HIGH SPEED - DAMAGED RAILINGS

Foreign worker drove the trash kart as if they are racing. Drive at full speed and make sharp turns to bang onto the pavement handrails causing many of the rail bend and badly deform below Bukit Panjang blk239.

One day when i bring my kid to visit my parent and was shock to see the damage when i take closer look..one side of handrail was so badly damage that it came off from the concrete that is holding it casing safety hazard.

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SUICIDE: ANOTHER YOUNG LIFE LOST - HOW DO WE STOP SEEING VULNERABILITY AS WEAKNESS?

My neighbor took his life yesterday. A 15 or 16 year old boy, handsome. He lived in the floor above me. As I was having dinner, I heard a human cry / scream, and then tiles shattering. I thought it was a pot of plants which had fallen. I went out unknowingly for a foot massage, and saw the hole in the roof, the police barricade tape, and the dark pool of blood on the grey cement floor. Turns out he had gone up to the highest floor, jumped, crashing through the tiled roof of our covered walkway.

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HOW DOES THE GOVT & THE COURTS INTERPRET THE CONSTITUTION?

What resonated with me most strongly were the concerns expressed about the public duty and independence expected of the AG. Senators expressly affirmed that the person appointed as AG owed a Constitutional duty to the People to uphold the law, and, as its top law enforcement officer, to apply the law without fear or favour. Sen Sessions was specifically asked whether he could be independent and stand up to the President if the occasion called for it.

These weighty questions should also be in our minds regarding our top law enforcement officials. Unlike the US system, we do not need Parliamentary approval of key public appointments such as the AG, so long as the President concurs with the advice of the PM and the Council of Presidential Advisors has no issue with it.

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OWNERS OF HEAVY VEHICLES WITH TAMPERED LIMITERS SHOULD BE THROWN IN JAIL FOR CULPABLE HOMICIDE

I was passing by the scenes of the Pioneer Road North accident yesterday and was distraught that a fatality was involved. However I would like to state that I hope authorities will throw heavy vehicles owners to jail for culpable attempted homicide of their heavy vehicle is found to have either a tampered or no speed limiters installed.

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SUPPORT 68 Y.O UNCLE WHO IS WORKING AS A HANDYMAN TO EARN SOME ALLOWANCE FOR DAILY EXPENSES

My name is Ah Seng, im 68yrs old. I was a sub contractor for 34yrs (Hup Soon Heng contractor co)

Now I'm a semi retired handy mandy man. i can repair lockset, plumber, spalling and painting around REDHILL, SENGKANG and PUNGGOL area.

Do simple repair work to past time and earn some allowances for daily expenses.

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