Posts Tagged ‘Independence Day

Pinoy Independence Day celebration in Singapore: PM Lee’s hidden agenda?

April 24, 2014

Many Singaporeans I’ve spoken to are disgusted with PM Lee’s sharp rebuke of those who oppose the Pinoy Independence Day celebration in Orchard Road. PM Lee, once again without weighing the implications of his quick stamp of approval, shows how inept he is as Prime Minister. What’s his hidden agenda? How many Pinoy are newly […]

Pinoy Independence Day celebration in Singapore: PM Lee is disgraceful

April 22, 2014

PM Lee has lambasted Singaporeans as disgraceful over opposition to Pinoy people here holding an Independence Day celebration in the heart of a famous shopping belt in Singapore. The government mouthpiece, The Straits Times ranked 150 in the world, have been trumpeting the comments of so called experts decrying the xenophobia. PM Lee is seriously […]

Singapore National Day: 5 reasons why many don’t celebrate

August 2, 2013

With a week to go before National Day (or Independence Day in some countries), the mood among Singaporeans is sombre. At the risk of sounding like a broken record, here are my top 5 reasons: 1. The cost of living keeps on creeping up and up. Singapore is now the 6th most expensive country in […]

National Day Parade (NDP): flying the national flag

July 29, 2012

With barely a fortnight to go before the National Day Parade, Singapore should be awash with the National flags fluttering proudly from the heartland, private estates and vehicles. Sadly, that’s not the case. In some HDB blocks, I noticed the flags stretching from the top corridor neatly down to the ground level. This is clearly […]

Singapore National Day: where are our national flags?

August 2, 2011

With a week to go before National Day, our HDB heartland should be awash with the national flags fluttering proudly from HDB apartments. Sadly, it’s not the case. And as for cars, I saw only one displaying the flag so far. Contrast this with the situation in Malaysia. With one month to go before their […]