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KNOW UR HISTORY: S’PORE WAS A MULTI-PARTY DEMOCRACY IN 1965

Regrettable and shocking ignorance of Singapore's history. We WERE a multi-party democracy in 1965. In 1963 General Election, the PAP won 37 seats and 46.9% of the vote; the Barisan Sosialis won 13 seats and 33.2% of the vote; and the United People's Party won 1 seat and 8.4% of the vote. Between 1966-67, arrests, detentions, and resignations steadily reduced the opposition presence in Parliament, leading to the first PAP sweep of Parliament in the 1968 elections

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MILLIONAIRE MINISTER ONG YE KUNG TALKS COCK ABT JOB CREATION FOR S’POREANS

Khaw used to be top on the talking cock list but younger aspirants like Minister Ong Ye Kung seems to have mastered the art in double quick time. In a recent talking cock session to an audience of mostly students from SUTD, Ong uses an analogy of the “world as an airport” and says our economy has to be more than a “control tower”: it has to become a “runway” where ideas are conceived, business plans are developed, and products and services eventually launched.

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PAP MINISTER ONG YE KUNG: ZIKA IS A MILD ILLNESS

Many residents are concerned about the spread of the Zika virus. After speaking to many learned colleagues and experts, I think these are the 5 keys things to know. I wrote it as a layman. First, Zika spread through the zebra-striped, Aedes mosquitoes. They tend to bite in the day, especially during dawn and dusk. In the Yishun part of my constituency, we have been encountering black mosquitoes which bred in the underground drain. These are Culex mosquitoes. They do not transmit Zika. Second, Zika is a mild illness. The symptoms are fever, rashes, joint aches, headaches and red eyes.

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ONG YE KUNG SLAMS EJACULATING ORIENTATION GAMES, URGES RESPECT TO HUMAN DIGNITY

Entering university is a heady experience. It is an adventure that as a father to two teenage girls, I hope that my own children will get to go on. Pretending to ejaculate into the face of a fellow student plays no part in this purpose - it is a reprehensible act that cannot be tolerated. Protesting such acts has nothing to do with being prudish or a bad sport, everything to do with respect for human dignity.

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