Tag Archives: SG50

WHAT’S THE BIG DEAL, IS SG50 WORTH CELEBRATING FOR US?

So what if SG50 is here? Sure, we've been independent for half a century. What's the big deal, given that most of the achievements are not much to talk about, let alone celebrate. Let me give a few reasons why this National Day is a time of reflection of Singaporeans instead of celebration.

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BANGLA WORKERS TOO FRIGHTENED TO QUEUE FOR SG50 GOODIE BAGS

At some SG50 goodie bag giveaway station, there were two bangladeshi nationals (by the way they were dressed, I assume they're workers on their day-off) standing by the sides watching as people joined the queue to collect their goodie bags.. after collecting mine, I walked past them telling them they too could join the line to collect the goodie bag. "No sir, we not Singapore". came one of the man's halting reply with an almost apologetic face that was ready to leave embarrassed.

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NDP COMMITTEE: LED BALLOON IN NDP FUNPACK IS SAFE TO USE, DO NOT OVERBLOW

The NDP Executive Committee (EXCO) is aware that messages on the safety of the LED balloon maracas from the Funpack are being circulated. The manufacturer assures that the balloon maracas have gone through careful testing for quality control and is safe for use. Notwithstanding, we urge users to use the LED balloon maracas in accordance to the instructions on the packaging and avoid overinflating the balloon.

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BEDOK CC TRIMMED BOTAK HEALTHY TREES JUST TO GIVE BETTER VIEW FOR SG50 EVENT

A row of beautiful trees were savagely trimmed on 15th July 2015 to give broader view of the kaleidoscope cloths put on the walls of the corridors for SG50 event. These trees provide shade to the blast of afternoon sun.Just for one event, how long will residents on the lower floors have to suffer the hot blast before the branches regrow to their past glory.Is there a need to trim these trees so drastically?

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