Posts Tagged ‘government’

Midnight phone calls?

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

This post is a reprint of a post by Kirsten Han that originally appeared at #spuddings.

Yesterday I heard from a friend that he had received a phone call – at midnight – from our Law Minister K Shanmugam. It was regarding an article written by Eric Ellis for The Global Mail, entitled ‘Out of the Haze, a Singapore Spring?’

The Minister said he was aware that the article was (Read more...)

Dîner en Blanc is Coming to SINGAPORE! First in Asia!

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

This post is a reprint of a post by method86 that originally appeared at Darren Bloggie 達人的部落格.

Have you heard of Dîner en Blanc? If not, here’s a brief introduction about it.  Dîner en Blanc is known as The White Dinner, the famously exclusive pop-up picnic that began in Paris 24 years ago.   Thousand of people, dressed all in white, and conducting themselves with the greatest decorum, (Read more...)

Let’s Go Taiwan! 來去台彎走一走!: 登上台北101! Taipei 101+Shopping Loots!

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

This post is a reprint of a post by method86 that originally appeared at Darren Bloggie 達人的部落格.

Finally the last entry of this whole series. You must be wondering why only 3 entries since i went for 4 days right? That’s because i’ve already blogged about my day 4, which is my last day in taiwan quite some time ago~ never read?! GO READ HERE NOW!

Itinerary for the day is much less h (Read more...)

People are angry about control? It’s okay, we’ll solve it with EVEN MORE CONTROL!

Sunday, April 29th, 2012

This post is a reprint of a post by Kirsten Han that originally appeared at funny little world.

We may not often think of it, but there’s a very thin line between ‘govern’ and ‘control’. Every five years we gather to elect a government whose job is to govern – come up with policies, pass laws, set the general direction of the country. They, as our representatives, (Read more...)