Tag Archives: CHINA

S’POREANS SHOULD STICK TOGETHER IN DEFIANCE OF CHINA’S BULLYING TACTICS

Singapore should not kowtow to China whenever it is unhappy about issues that Singapore puts forward in its own interests, says a prominent netizen, Andrew Loh. Instead of turning on each other every time the Asian giant rants on its news mouthpiece, The Global Times, Singaporeans should band together instead and stand behind the government when it comes to international disputes.

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JURONG WEST FLAT USED AS A DEN FOR PROSTITUTION BY 30 MEN DAILY

A unit in a Housing & Development Board estate in Jurong West Central is under suspicion for allegedly being the venue of an illegal prostitution den housing 5 women from the People's Republic of China (PRC). According to Chinese dailies, residents staying around the unit have lodged a complaint to the authorities.

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PAP MINISTER: NAIVE TO THINK CHINA WILL STOP INVESTING IN OTHER COUNTRIES IF S’PORE ALIGNS CLOSER WITH IT

Senior Minister of State Chee Hong Tat slammed critics who believe that by aligning Singapore closer with China, China would stop investing in projects in neighbouring Malaysia and Indonesia which would hurt Singapore's prospects. He said these people are drawing a simplistic and flawed conclusion. He said that even if Singapore aligns itself closely with China, Beijing would continue making investments in ASEAN to enhance its connectivity and protect its energy security which are based on China's national interests.

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SINGAPORE BYPASSED AS OIL TANKERS DELIVER CRUDE VIA MYANMAR PORT

The 770KM China-Myanmar oil pipeline has finally been opened for business, a move that could see China-bound oil bypassing Singapore's strategic port altogether. According to Bloomberg last month, the China-Myanmar pipeline handled its first tanker, with a capacity of over a million barrels of crude oil, at Myanmar's Kyaukpyu port on 10 April.

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NETIZEN SUSPECTS PRC MAN TARGETING CHILDREN @ WATERWAY POINT

According to Geok Pei, at 9.30PM last Monday, her husband was approached by a Chinese man on the pretext of asking how to use a Burger Up ordering kiosk, all this while hovering dangerously close to her children. He rejected the China man when he asked Geok Pei's husband to help buy food for him from the kiosk, which was located far from the table where he and his children were seated.

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MAN IN INDIA REPORTS PIGEON, SUSPECTS IT IS A SPY FROM CHINA

A man in India reported a pigeon to the authorities as he suspected that it could be a spy from China. He caught the pigeon after finding a label on its feet with Chinese numbers and characters. He suspected that the pigeon might have been sent by the Chinese as a form of surveillance and said it could be carrying a camera along with it. Investigators in India did not find any camera attached to the bird but are serious about investigating the matter further.

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SG SUFFERING FROM DIPLOMATIC ISSUES AS OUR LEADERS LACK DIPLOMATIC SKILLS

I have confided to some people about the great challenge we will face in the near future due to tension at Taiwan Strait as well as South China Sea. Especially South China Sea issue is extremely delicate and important to us as a trading port. I was very concerned that PAP under PM Lee would just screw it up badly. A small country like Singapore depends on great Diplomacy and Trade for survival. If our political leaders lack diplomatic skills, we will suffer very badly. Just two years after the passing of LKY, it is unfortunate that my very deep down fear and concern came true. PM Lee, for all his life living enclosed in a palace fed with a golden spoon, does not seem to know how to handle human relationship, lest Diplomacy. Unlike his father who was basically a political street fighter, PM Lee lacks that realistic exposure to understand the importance of the nuance in diplomacy.

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