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The Police had to be called in to a tense stand-off between residents in Buangkok and the Agri-food and Veterinary Authority (AVA) after residents stopped officers from trapping stray dogs to put to sleep. Some of the residents in Buangkok have been feeding the stray dogs there for many years but after someone lodged a complaint about being chased by stray dogs, the AVA went in to trap them and put them down.
The People’s Action Party (PAP) passed a new resolution at their Party Conference last year but they did not make changes to their party constitution to bring the changes into effect. Now, Party Chairman Khaw Boon Wan has explained that they will be doing so at their next Party Conference. Khaw was speaking at the PAP60 Dinner and Awards at the Singapore Expo on Saturday as he also spoke about what made the PAP so successful over the past 60 years.
Minister of Social and Family Development, Chan Chun Sing, said that Singaporeans need to remember to give back to society and help the under-privileged. He said that we should create a nation that is a “Singaporean Tribe” where people reach out to and help one another. He also said that it is important to seize opportunities when they are available.
According to the Parliamentary records, the current term parliamentarians have raised a record number of questions. The MPs from the current 12th term have had 2,624 questions answeredd so far with still over a year to go before the end of the term. The 11th term MPs before them, who sat between Nov 2006 and Apr 2011, had only 1,643 questions answered.
We have all been in this situation. At first it was a passionate relationship. After a while, the fire of passion becomes a lot colder. You get used to each other and then take each other for granted. And very often this turns into a constant sliding down of your relationship into a boring state of just staying together – losing all drive for each other just because you are so used to one another.
SMRT promised that they would be tightening all their security measures to prevent future break ins at their depots. Their promise comes shortly after one of their trains at the Bishan Depot was vandalised by two German tourists. While SMRT is also assisting police with investigations, they said that they still don’t know how the men were able to sneak into their depot.
With the ongoing dispute about the Workers’ Party Town Council and their “red” rating in the area of S&CC arrears, the PAP and the mainstream media has gone to great lengths to show that the PAP is better than the WP. The Minister of State for National Development, Desmond Lee, has made a series of statements highlighting the mismanagement of the WP Town council saying that there was “serious financial mismanagement and even going as far as saying that the WP had purposely recruited friends to spread lies online to distract the public.
We refer to the article “Record number of questions, answers in Parliament” (Channel NewsAsia, Nov 22). It states that “MPs lament that that most parliamentary sittings do not go beyond the first 20 questions within the allotted question time, leaving a surplus sometimes, of about 50 questions unanswered and not debated in parliament.”