You wouldn’t want something that Hong Kong is protesting against in your Parliament, would you? I wouldn’t, Not in My Parliament (NMP). What the people of Hong Kong are demonstrating against, is what we have in Singapore, in the form of the Nominated Member of Parliament (NMP) scheme.
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The Singapore National Olympic Council (SNOC) said on Sunday that they are investigating three Singapore national swimmers after they returned heavily intoxicated to the athletes village in Incheon in the early hours of Saturday morning. The athletes had been so intoxicated that they needed assistance from village security in order to get back to the housing area for the Singapore athletes.
The former girlfriend of fugitive sex blogger Alvin Tan said her ex-partner had in the past entertained the idea of running away but never shared his plan with her. Vivian Lee, who is one half of “Alvivi”, the pseudonym the couple had used for their now-defunct sex blog, told The Star Online that she was not surprised that Tan had resorted to jumping bail and is seeking asylum in the United States.
Mr Brown, the way you wrote this article just purely shows that you are one sided man. Were u at HLP that day? Did you witness it? Did you read all the comments, videos and articles regarding what actually happening at HLP? It was sad to see the special needs kids having to perform during such a difficult situation, but YMCA is also to be blamed to some degree.
It was reported in Wanbao that Mdm Chung’s relatives discovered that PRC cheat Yang Yin had borrowed S$4000 from Mdm Chung in 2009 to allegedly buy a fake degree from China. The family of Mdm Chung have already forwarded their findings and the evidence they uncovered to the authorities who are still investigating Yang Yin for allegedly lying on his PR application and for criminal breach of trust.
If you’re accustomed to being the last one to leave the office, new research may offer you cause to rethink your routine. The study, published in the American Journal of Epidemiology, shows that a combination of stress, raised blood pressure and unhealthy diets stemming from long working hours may be the cause of thousands of workers’ serious health problems.
Joseph Schooling has been in the headlines this week thanks to his amazing results at the Asian Games in Incheon with a Gold, Silver and Bronze medal for his swimming in various butterfly events. However, some Singaporeans have been questioning whether or not Schooling is in fact a born and bred Singaporean.
Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong have been cleaning up after themselves after a night of battles with police who used tear gas and pepper spray in a crackdown condemned around the world. Thousands of people are occupying the Admiralty district of the city in continued opposition to the Chinese Government’s refusal to let them select their own candidates for leadership elections in 2017, allowing only Beijing-backed politicians to stand.
Protest marches and vigils are fairly common in Hong Kong, but what began on Friday and escalated dramatically on Sunday is unprecedented. Mass acts of civil disobedience were met by a shocking and swift police response, which has led to clashes in the streets and popular outrage so great that analysts can only guess at what will happen next.