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WOULD YOU LIKE TO MEET THIS SENIOR MALAY MILITARY OFFICER?

With general elections and presidential elections casting a dark shadow on the political players in Indonesia, Singapore can always be used as the convenient whipping boy. We are reassured by what an editor of Jakarta Post told our reporter. That most Indonesians have no problem with Singapore.

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LTA YUSRI ABU BAKAR – SINGAPORE’S MALAY F-16 FIGHTER PILOT

ONLY one in a thousand makes it as a fighter pilot in the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF), and Lieutenant Yusri Abu Bakar, 25, not only made the cut but also secured the distinction of becoming the first Malay Singaporean fighter pilot. The young lieutenant got his wings in October 2001 and completed his F-16 training a year later.

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MAJOR REVIEW OF NATIONAL SERVICE IS NEEDED

National Service (NS) came into being after the National Service (Amendment) act was passed in Parliament on 14 March 1967. NS has often been touted as a “rites of passage” when boys become real men. However, many feel that amongst national “sacred cows”, this is one that deserves a serious look.

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More army bases than hospitals in S’pore

Are army bases more important than citizens’ health? Face the fact, Internet is defeating Singapore Propaganda House. They have been in power because of their grip on the media. What problems? All the problems and the evil side of PAP are being brushed aside by the devilishly clever Singapore Propaganda House. Reading the Singapore Propaganda House’s depiction of the 50 years of PAP rule is like watching an Indian movie, where the heroes are always right and they always win. The result? Singapore is now becoming a third world country. The worst part is their inept performances are being rewarded with monstrously huge salaries beyond our imagination. What kind of leaders are we having in Singapore?

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