Posts Tagged ‘elderly poor

Istana website hacked: President Tony Tan’s lip service promises Part 1

November 9, 2013

News that the Istana’s website has been hacked comes as no surprise to many. The Istana is the official residence of president tony tan, widely known as the quiet president. Since he’s now in caught in the headlights, which he probably resents as an unwarranted intrusion into a very quiet but highly lucrative life as […]

Singapore Kindness Movement mascot Singa quits: regime leaders fail big time in kindness

May 28, 2013

After 30 years, Singa has quit. Singa is the lion mascot for the Singapore Kindness Movement. Apparently Singa quit over the failure of the movement to make a significant impact on society. Singa need not have been disheartened. Kindness does prevail at many levels of our society: among family members, friends, colleagues, in the community […]

Punggol East By Election: 10 reasons to vote Opposition

January 20, 2013

These are the 10 top reasons why Punggol East should vote for the opposition. 1. Rising cost of living. Prices of HDB and housing of all types continue their upward trajectory. 2. Ever rising COE makes even the average family car cost more than $100000. 3. Transport woes. Overcrowding and MRT breakdowns continue to bedevil […]

Casino levies hit $288 million: spell out how windfall will be used

July 10, 2012

It’s been disclosed in Parliament that the government raked in $288 million in casino levies in the last 18 months. It was also revealed that tax revenues from the integrated resorts experienced a net increase of $900 million in 2010 and $1.1 billion in 2011. These are astronomical sums so naturally many people have been […]