SNOC Requests Soh Rui Yong Keeps Matters Between Them Private, He Refused

SNOC Requests Soh Rui Yong Keeps Matters Between Them Private, He Refused

The Singapore National Olympic Council (SNOC) has apparently asked Singapore's best marathoner, Soh Rui Yong, to keep their dispute private and away from the public eye. Soh however, is continuing the fight against the SNOC, saying that as a public entity, SNOC should maintain high standards of accountability and transparency.

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Huge Fire Broke Out In East Coast, Spans 2 Football Fields, Third Huge Fire In 1 Day

Huge Fire Broke Out In East Coast, Spans 2 Football Fields, Third Huge Fire In 1 Day

This was the third huge vegetation fire that occurred on Monday. Earlier in the day, two separate vegetation fires broke out along Jurong Road and Pang Sua Canal. The fire at Jurong apparently was as bog as 10 football fields. Investigations are still being carried out by the SCDF on all three fires.

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SWAT Team And Riot Police Called In To Break Up Fight Amongst Football Team

SWAT Team And Riot Police Called In To Break Up Fight Amongst Football Team

The sorry state of Singapore football took another downward step, as this time, riot police and the SWAT team was called in to handle an alleged brawl between two set of players after their football match had ended. This time, the location is in Hougang Stadium, and one of the team involved in the incident have been named as Yishun Sentek Mariners FC

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Chan Chun Sing Says 18 Year Olds Not Mature Enough To Vote In SG

Chan Chun Sing Says 18 Year Olds Not Mature Enough To Vote In SG

So, what he is basically saying is that voting requires maturity, and those below 21 years old are not matured enough to decide on their future. He did not, however, explain why Singapore's young men are required to serve NS when they turn 18. For context, these immature young men are required to handle weapons and grenade during their NS obligations. So they are not mature to vote, but mature enough to handle dangerous weapons that can really kill.

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Chee Soon Juan Calls For A Unified Opposition

Chee Soon Juan Calls For A Unified Opposition

Chee Soon Juan has fired another salvo towards breaking PAP's monopoly in Singapore politics, by calling for all opposition party in Singapore to work together to gain voters' trust and their votes. Dr Chee also said that the differences between the country’s opposition are ‘minuscule’ compared to their common stance.

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The Actor Behind The Brownface Controversy Have Yet To Apologise. Why?

The Actor Behind The Brownface Controversy Have Yet To Apologise. Why?

It seems like there has been a lot of apology arising from this ad. All that is, apart from the very man who was behind the brown faces himself. Dennis Chew. He has gone silent on this issue, even though he is not far from the public spotlight. So, why has he gone quiet?

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Open Letter To Sangeetha Thanapal: You Are An Imperfect Human Unable To Look Past Your Own Ego

Open Letter To Sangeetha Thanapal: You Are An Imperfect Human Unable To Look Past Your Own Ego

But herein lies the problem. While Sangeetha has every right to speak out against the perceived Chinese Privilege, she might have hit some raw nerve, when she wrote "I’m the only person who gets to decide what Chinese privilege is or isn’t." Which drove one reader to write in, indicating while he believe in Sangeetha's cause against racism, we all need to see her for what she really is - an imperfect human unable to look past your own ego.

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SNOC Acts In Petty Manner, Refuse To Select SG's Marathon Champion Cos He Spoke Out Against Them

SNOC Acts In Petty Manner, Refuse To Select SG's Marathon Champion Cos He Spoke Out Against Them

To put things in perspective, Soh is the indisputable marathon and long distance running champion in South East Asia, and he himself was solely responsible for 50% of Singapore's track and field’s gold haul at the 2017 Games. And it is most likely that if Soh was taking part in the Games this year, Singapore would have been guaranteed at least one gold medal already. He is that good.

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NETS Apologise For 'Brownface' Advertisement, Just Gets Slap On Wrist

NETS Apologise For 'Brownface' Advertisement, Just Gets Slap On Wrist

The ad is part of a NETS campaign that also involves a multi agency effort, led by Enterprise Singapore, and participated by the National Environment Agency, the Housing Board and JTC Corporation. All the government agencies involved in the brownface ad have so far not said anything about this fiasco. The silence is deafening, but at the same time, something expected.

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