Tag Archives: National Day

SOME IDIOT USED PIRATED S’PORE FLAG FOR OUR SG50 NATIONAL DAY CELEBRATIONS

This is a sad day for Singapore. Even on our nation's 50th birthday, there is a total lack of respect for our nation. Take a look at this image a friend sent me. Do you see what is wrong with this Singapore flag? It is a pirated Singapore flag that has the stars printed wrongly. You know what is worse, this pirated flag was used to decorate the estate for our nation's birthday celebrations.

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PROCLAMATION OF S’PORE’S INDEPENDENCE BY LKY TO BE AIRED ON 9 AUG

3 years ago, the late prime minister Lee Kuan Yew made a recording of himself reading the Proclamation of Independence for Singapore, in the hopes that the recording could be kept for posterity. This year, on 9th August at 9AM, the recording will be aired across Singapore for the first time. The recording will be played on all local TV and radio channels and at 82 National Day Observance Ceremonies organized by the People's Association's grassroots organizations.

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PARLIAMENT: NO SINGAPOREANS ALLOWED TO LEAVE COUNTRY DURING NATIONAL DAY HOLIDAYS

It is confirmed. Ministers in the Parliament have voted for a full lockdown of Singapore from Aug 7-10 to prevent any Singaporeans from leaving the country. This is after major airlines and tour agencies saw unprecedented surge in bookings as Singaporeans attempt to make full use of the long weekend over National Day this year by traveling overseas, instead of celebrating our country's jubilee birthday.

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FOREIGN TALENT TO STAR IN MOVIE ON SINGAPORE’S INDEPENDENCE

The movie "1965" which is set in the early days of Singapore’s independence with racial tensions forming the backdrop will begin its pre-production this month. It is slated to be a dramatic thriller on how fragile racial harmony can be. The film, which has a budget of S$2.8 million, took five years to develop. About 40% of the budget is financed by MDA.

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BE PROUD SINGAPOREANS, FLY THE FLAG!

National pride and political affiliation are separate issues. I fly my flag because I love my country and want to show the world that I stand united with my fellow Singaporeans, regardless of race, language, religion and political affiliation. We will be a laughing stock if we continually complain about the influx of foreigners, yet do not even bother to fly our flag in the lead-up to National Day. How would other countries view us? Would they regard us as a country united on the surface but divided at the core?

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Giving S’poreans peace of mind for the future: PM Lee’s National Day Rally 2014

Mr Lee said that the Government will ensure Singaporeans have enough for their old age and will provide more opportunities for young Singaporeans to pursue their dreams. In recent months, political leaders have hinted of tweaks to the Central Provident Fund to better provide for retirement adequacy while the Ministry of Education has also been reviewing the polytechnics and Institute of Technical Education landscape.

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