Punishing Single Parenthood

One Sum Siew Kee wrote some rather shocking statements in a letter sent to Voices in Today newsPAPer. The writer’s mindset can be summed up in the following quote: “…In the case of benefits for…

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Mad Doctor

Your Hearts Must Be Pure

I had a dream last night. I dreamt that I was running for GE2015. I was submitting my nomination papers when the guy at the counter told me that one document was missing. “What’s that?”…


The Sun Also Rises

As usual, I set off from home at 6.00am this morning and took the LRT to the starting point of my morning walk. It was still dark and traffic was light. The little train going…


Between The Lines Of GE2015

We’re the best of times, we’re in the worst of times. We’re in the age of wisdom, we’re in the age of foolishness, we’re in the epoch of belief, we’re in the epoch of incredulity….

Chan Joon Yee

Warning Orders

So what’s new? The worst MRT breakdown to date occurred on 7th July 2015, bringing services on the North-South and East-West Lines to a complete halt for several hours during evening rush hour. All night,…


Cleaning Up The Evidence

While images of scantily-clad women being pulled out of the water or sitting around looking dazed, allegedly “molested” in an overcrowded public pool in Vietnam are going viral and drawing condemnation from chivalrous keyboard warriors…

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From Servant To Aristocrat

I was checking out The Singapore Daily when a link to a blog post on natural aristocracy (a hot topic these days) brought me to Petunia Lee’s blog. Unlike most of the articles that Singapore…


Elections Are Not Beauty Contests

“They should not treat elections like circuses, auctions, beauty contests or tikam-tikam,” said Mr Goh Chok Tong, Singapore’s former Prime Minister. Alamak! And I was so looking forward to watching bikini-clad candidates staggering on stage…


New Way To Serve NS?

So what’s new? A slew of initiatives have just been announced and they are aimed at tackling a slew of technical issues facing Bukit Panjang LRT. It sounds as if the system has been running…