Author: Samantha De Silva

Yew Don’t Anyhow LKY

MCCY: Yew Don’t Anyhow LKY, Hor The MCCY released guidelines on using LKY’s name, image or likeness a few days ago. That’s right. The LKY Brand Guide is an actual thing now: Following a review looking at ways to encourage the “appropriate use” of the name and image of Mr Lee, MCCY laid out the following broad guidelines: The name or image or likeness of Mr Lee Kuan Yew may be used for purposes of identifying with the nation, including on works of art or publications or items for charitable purposes, in accordance with law. The name or image or likeness of...

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MP David Ong Resigns: By-Election Battle Lai Liao

MP David Ong’s Resignation: By-election Lai Liao MP David Ong’s resignation has got everyone excited. Scandal! Drama! By-election in Bukit Batok SMC! One seat up for grabs in Parliament! Mysterious mango theories! Election fever, without having to deal with Gilbert Goh’s rants! (We can only hope.)   Earlier this afternoon, PM Lee shared the news of MP David Ong’s resignation on his Facebook page, in addition to the press release on the PMO’s website, stating “personal reasons” as David Ong’s motivation for his resignation. Speculation about these personal reasons were discussed avidly in the hour or so since PM Lee’s...

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Why Can’t Idiots Stop Dating Altogether?

I stumbled across this in my newsfeed recently: an article stating that Christians shouldn’t be dating non-Christians. Of course, I should know by now that I cannot expect logic or … sanity from anything related to Focus on the Family, whether it’s the Singapore chapter with their creepy sex ed syllabus, or the batshit crazy behemoth in the  United States.   I’m not surprised at these extreme viewpoints, but I am tired of the religious right badgering people whose views differ from theirs, spewing what amounts to hate speech while claiming they are carrying out their God’s will/ pro-life/ pro-family/ whatever label helps...

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