Tag Archives: istana

SUNGEI ROAD THIEVES MARKET VENDORS PLAN PROTEST TO STOP EVICTION FROM SITE

The market vendors of Sungei Road Thieves Market have vowed to march from the site of the market to the Istana on 15 July if the government insists on closing the market on 11 July. This is because the government is effectively cutting off their only source of income and denying them the ability to earn a livelihood in increasingly expensive Singapore.

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SECRET TUNNEL CONNECTS LEE KUAN YEW’S OXLEY RD HOME TO ISTANA?

One important reason why Lee Kuan Yew wishes to demolish his 38 Oxley road home is because it has a secret tunnel leading direct to the Istana. This is a secret that surfaced many years back and it was used by Lee Kuan Yew to avoid the busy traffic congestion and to ensure his personal safety when he goes to work.

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TWO YOUNG MEN ARRESTED FOR PROTESTING OUTSIDE ISTANA

Two men between the ages of 24 and 25 were arrested by the police for staging a protest outside Istana yesterday afternoon (4 Apr) without a permit. Police said the 2 men turned up in front of the Istana with placards at about 4pm. They were clad in identical red hoodies and dark blue jeans.

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YUSOF ISHAK: DETERMINED NEWSMAN WHO LOVED PEOPLE

During his Utusan Melayu years, Yusof Ishak had urged Malays to improve themselves, and not claim lack of opportunities as an excuse for not doing better. "Blaming the other races does not help in any way to uplift the status of the Malays within the country," Mr Yusof wrote in an editorial.

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