- Goh Chok Tong: The pioneer bond-breaker?
- Stop the exploitation of workers
- PR Buys HDB Flat for $653,000
- Decriminalise consensual underage sex
- the papers must roll out
“…the circumstances seem to suggest that the young Goh Chok Tong in 1965 could have very well been one of the first few – if not the first – to have broken a civil service bond in Singapore.”
“While my colleagues and I have never objected to foreign talent – and let me be on record that we are in need of such talent – the truth is that the Foreign Talent Policy has much to do with foreign but little with talent.”
“This is the story of how young Singaporeans are being squeezed out of the housing market. The PRs are squeezing them out. One account does not tell the whole story, of course, but you know who has the full figures, don’t you. And that’s why you will also never know the full story.”
“Instead of repealing Section 376A altogether, because it serves a valuable purpose in protecting minors against abuse from sexual predators, perhaps a better solution is to introduce a legal exception for consensual sex between underage participants, with the issue of ‘consent’ between the minors to be proved as a question of fact.”
Eisen gives a blow-by-blow account of this year’s Straits Times National Schools Newspaper Competition:
“4pm: Ok, whenever I see fishes now I think of sushi and sashimi.
4.05pm: Whenever I see stingrays I think of Chomp Chomp, Newton Circus and barbequed stingray.
I decide against joking about this to the Underwater World PR lady. I don’t think she will take that joke very well.
4.15pm: HUNGRY. WANT SUSHI.”