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PAP’S “SERVANT LEADERSHIP” LIKE SINGTEL’S SERVICE?

THEREALSINGAPORE 22 October 2014 - 3:20pm

Oxymorons, both. Yet why do S’poreans buy into both? The day before I read Ho Kwon Ping’s speech*, the following conversation occurred on Facebook between friends One friend asked another friend on her views on buying a Samsung Galaxy note 4 here. The first friend has daughter working here. My other friend replied If she doesn’t already have a plan that she is locked into .. she shld jus sign up for one or recontract if it’s due for renewal. 


WORKERS' PARTY YOUTH HAMMER AT DHOBY GHAUT

THEREALSINGAPORE 22 October 2014 - 12:52pm

Last Friday evening, members of the Workers’ Party Youth Wing (WPYW) were out and about reaching out to young Singaporeans. With the party’s newsletter, The Hammer, and publicity materials for the youth wing’s next activity, a Christmas Party at a home for the intellectually disabled in tow, youth wing members fanned out across Dhoby Ghaut. Youth Hammer was an excellent opportunity for youth wing members to create greater awareness of the political context in Singapore. Many stopped by to ask questions and youth wing members were on hand to answer their questions, though with some trepidation at the first time of asking.


SLEEPING WITH THE ENEMY

THEREALSINGAPORE 22 October 2014 - 12:49pm

Everybody's doing it, sleeping with the enemy. The end justifies the means, doesn't matter if the bad guys are communists or colonial Brits, dogs or pigs. The extract from Melanie Chew's interview with Goh Keng Swee demonstrates how far the "founding fathers" were prepared to go. Interviewer's questions are in bold and italics, Goh is speaking...


SDP: FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION IMPORTANT NOW MORE THAN EVER

THEREALSINGAPORE 22 October 2014 - 12:48pm

Many Singaporeans have, in years past, questioned the SDP's fight for political freedom for our people. They say that these ideas have little to do with their everyday lives. Fortunately, such thinking is on the wane. It must be reiterated that without such freedoms, especially the freedom of expression, citizens cannot hold those who rule over us accountable and make them serve the people instead of themselves.


PRC TOURISTS ALLOW BOY TO URINATE IN A BOTTLE AT TAIWAN'S DIN TAI FUNG RESTAURANT

THEREALSINGAPORE 22 October 2014 - 12:42pm

A family of Chinese tourists, who it is said came to Taiwan as part of a tour with a substantially higher price tag than is typical for tour groups from China, stunned staff and customers in the world-renowned Din Tai Fung dumpling restaurant by allowing a three-year-old boy to urinate in a bottle while the parents were eating at a table, the Chinese-language Apple Daily reported.


DEAR TRS, THIS UNKNOWN ORGANISM CAME OUT OF MY SUNFRESH JUICE BOX

THEREALSINGAPORE 22 October 2014 - 12:37pm

Dear TRS, I bought a carton of SunFresh Apple juice the other day from my local NTUC but was shocked when I opened it and poured myself a cup of juice. Some suspicious items were found in my newly opened packet of apple juice. While pouring the juice out, an organism of unidentifiable nature came out with the juice. In addition, there were black sediments found in the juice. 


NPARKS CANCELLING PERMIT FOR HAN HUI HUI'S PROTEST THIS SATURDAY: OF LAW AND ORDER

THEREALSINGAPORE 22 October 2014 - 12:23pm

NParks has cancelled the permit granted to Han Hui Hui for this Saturday’s Return My CPF Protest. According to NParks in its letter of notification to Han Hui Hui, the cancellation was done on the advice of the Police.


PLASTIC SURGEON FINED $10K FOR KNOWINGLY GIVING A PATIENT MEDICINE HE WAS ALLERGIC TO

THEREALSINGAPORE 22 October 2014 - 12:19pm

Dr Teh Tze Chen Kevin, a plastic surgeon, was fined $10,000 and censured for wilful neglect for administering a drug which he knew the patient was allergic to. A disciplinary committee convened by the Singapore Medical Council (SMC) had found Teh guilty of professional misconduct for actions he committed between July 2013 and August this year.


UNRAVEL THE HIDDEN WORLD OF SINGAPORE'S SECURITY OFFICERS

THEREALSINGAPORE 22 October 2014 - 12:18pm

On the surface, Singapore looks like a buzzing global city where everyone is coping well and has a roof over their heads. Singapore has a heavy chunk of its population in the middle-income category. Although Singaporeans in general complain about the rising cost of living, many are still out there enjoying pricey dining at restaurants, scooting out on holiday trips, buying cars and properties etc.


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