Tag Archives: Youth

19 YEAR-OLD NSF COMMITS SUICIDE, 3RD CASE IN RECENT WEEKS

In another tragic case of youth suicide in Singapore, another 19 year-old national serviceman has been found dead last night after he allegedly committed suicide by jumping from a HDB block following an argument with his brother. The teenager, who is a permanent resident from the Philippines, was spotted by a neighbour lying in a pool of his own blood at the foot of block 428 along Clementi Avenue 3 at about 11.30PM yesterday night.

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S’PORE POLICE TO REVIEW INTERVIEW PROCEDURES FOR TEENS AFTER YOUTH SUICIDE

Police Statement on Death of 14-Year-Old Male Student Under Investigation for Outrage of Modesty. In this case, a Police report was lodged about a molestation. Based on CCTV evidence, Police officers went to conduct enquiries at a school. To keep investigations discreet, the officers went in plainclothes and in unmarked cars. While at Ang Mo Kio Division, he was interviewed by one Investigation Officer at his workstation in an open plan office with other workstations. He was fully cooperative during the interview. He was then released on bail and went back with his mother.

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NAIVE YOUNGSTERS SUPPORT PAP GOVT BECAUSE IT IS TRENDY & COOL

It's really true that many of the younger generation are supporting PAP because they want to feel like they are on the side of the 'good guys' against the 'bad guys'. If you side PAP, you're considered cool and trendy. Always following rules like a good boy. Need to take more selfies and wefies like PM Lee to fit in better in your social circle. If you side opposition, you're considered a whiner who just blames everyone for own failings.

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CALVIN CHENG: YOUNG PEOPLE ARE A LOST CAUSE FOR THE PAP

During a debate forum organised by Inconvenient Questions, former NMP Calvin Cheng spoke about the PAP's inability to fulfill certain aspirations of the people, in particular aspirations held by a certain proportion of young people in Singapore. Cheng believes that there is a substantial group of people in Singapore who are a lost cause for the PAP, in particular a portion or segment of the young.

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PM LEE CHIDES YOUNG, ANXIOUS SINGAPOREANS… AGAIN?

Speaking at a book launch yesterday, PM Lee said that he was worried about the future of Singapore because the young people he meets these days tell him they are "anxious about their future". He said this is despite Singaporeans being better off, more educated and enjoying more opportunities to achieve something special for themselves and their country.

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INTERVIEW WITH A 17 YEAR-OLD MUSLIM GIRL ON THE AMOS YEE SAGA

There has been almost little coverage on the public opinions of Singaporeans in regards to the Amos Yee Saga, be it for independent or mainstream news sites. I went down to the Free Amos Yee rally last Sunday and did street interviewers with curious bystanders, pro-supporters, and even young adults. This is the perspective of a 17 year-old Muslim girl towards the Amos Yee saga.

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YOUNG SINGAPOREANS WANT MORE THAN JUST ECONOMIC GROWTH

When asked, 31 year-old Singaporean arts business administrator Eric says that a good life in Singapore would mean "opportunities to explore my interests, good relationships with the people around me and to practise my faith." He added that these goals did not have anything to do with career advancement or material progress for Singapore, which is often trumpeted in the mainstream media.

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