Singapore GE timing likely to be delayed due to worsening global Covid-19 situation

polling day

Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat has hinted on Wednesday, 11 Mar, that Singapore’s General Election (GE) is likely to be delayed in view of the worsening Covid-19 situation. DPM Heng said, “If you have big challenges ahead, then surely Read more

Government giving money to freelancers who upskill

Because lifelong learning is also for freelancers, am I right? If you are a writer like me, you probably are rejoicing after the Government announced that it will be extending help to freelancers and self-employed persons. As the workplace and Read more

[BREAKING] Michelle Lee, vice-chairman of the Progress Singapore Party (PSP), was asked to leave the party

According to a credible source, the newly appointed vice-chairman of the Progress Singapore Party (PSP), Michelle Lee Juen, has quit the Party. Lee, who had received much support from Secretary-General Dr Tan Cheng Bock, has just been appointed in Jan Read more

Ground-up initiatives that warm our hearts

Throughout this Covid-19 episode, we have seen both positive and negative displays from Singaporeans. The negatives beg no further explanation and imbue much shame in us (or as a particular minister has said, made us feel “xiasuay”). However, I would Read more

Better wages for our cleaners and security guards

elderly cleaner

Yesterday, during the Budget debate in Parliament, Nominated Member of Parliament (NMP) Walter Theseira brought up the need for the Government to intervene and raise wages for workers such as cleaners and security guards. If anything, the Covid-19 outbreak has Read more