Month: July 2010

Dr Lim Hock Siew

By Dr Wong Wee Nam 20 July 2010 “You only have power over people so long as you don’t take everything away from them. But when you’ve robbed a man of everything, he’s no longer in your power — he’s free again.” — Alexander Solzhenitsyn I first met him at the wake of the late […]

Our police state is fraying at the edges

Written by Ng E-Jay 20 July 2010 Recent events have shown unequivocally that not only has the PAP Government run the country as a police state, but also that the authorities are now getting panicky and desperate to the point that they are fumbling and making glaring mistakes. Barely two weeks ago, a member of […]

Every flood is a slap in the face for PAP

Saturday’s flooding embarrasses PAP yet again. Source: ST Online, 17 July 2010 HEAVY rains lashed Singapore early on Saturday morning, uprooting trees and causing flash floods in many area. The affected areas included Braddell Road, Changi Road and Bukit Timah, where rising floodwaters stranded several drivers in their vehicles. At the Tessarina Condo in Bukit […]

Hong Kong to introduce minimum wage. Singapore?

By the Singapore Democrats 15 July 2010 Hong Kong, one of the last few moderm economies holding out on minimum wage, will likely pass a bill next week that will legislative minimum wage in the territory. According to legislators, the law is meant to protect workers from being exploited. The Singapore Democrats have been calling […]

A lesson for the opposition

By the Singapore Democrats 13 July 2010 The oft-quoted poem by Pastor Martin Niemoller “They came first…” (see below) has much to teach the opposition in Singapore. A variation of this truism is the adage: United we stand, divided we fall. We are, of course, referring to the victimisation of the members of the opposition […]

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