Special thanks to parents, Jasmine Goh for organizing and leading the homeschool group to this event, and Tan Mei Sie for the awesome videos and photos! Two homeschool boys, Ah Boi & Jodd Foxfire write about the experience at their first National Day Parade. Read more…Read more "NDP Rehearsal 2011"
Reported by Ah Boi & Jodd Foxfire Majulah! The 2011 Singapore National Day Parade, a musical performance in five separate acts, was an extraordinary multimedia musical indeed. Centered around the topic “Majulah! The Singapore Spirit”, the audience was enthralled and captivated by the finesse displayed by the hosts, actors and the performance itself. The […]Read more "Our First National Day Parade, July 2011"
by Aaron Fong Commenting on the Constitutional position on the Presidential role, Minister for Law K Shanmugam stressed that the President “has custodial powers, not executive powers”. “In other words, he can veto or block Government actions in specified areas, but he has no role to advance his own policy agenda,” said Minister Shanmugam in a […]Read more "The Roles and Powers of the President of Singapore"
by Jerel Lim Warm, Personal, Generous. These are some traits describing President S. R. Nathan. He served the office with dignity, care and charm. Mr. Zainul Abidin Rasheed, former senior minister of state at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs:” He has represented Singapore to presidents, kings, princes, prime ministers and ministers, and done the job so well […]Read more "How Then Should I Vote?"
By Elizabeth Fong Introduction and Background Six years have flown by and it is again time for Singaporeans to vote for their new president. Seventy-one-year-old Dr. Tony Tan is one of the candidates running for the presidency in this upcoming election. From 1979 to 2006, he has been a Minister and a Member of Parliament. Dr. Tan has served […]Read more "Presidential Candidate: Tony Tan"
By Janna Chua Profile. Tan Cheng Bock is a medical doctor, corporate chairman, and former MP. He studied in Radin Mas Primary School and Raffles Institution. For full details, please go to http://www.tanchengbock.org/curriculum–vitae–of–dr–tan–cheng–bock . Family Background and a Heart for People. According to an article in Singapore Medical Association’s newsletter, “Dr Tan came from a humble background. His father […]Read more "Presidential Candidate: Tan Cheng Bock"
By Joshua Ng Introduction & Background Presidential Candidate Mr Tan Kin Lian came from a humble family background. When he was a child, Mr Tan lived in a rented room and had to move residence a few times. Later, he lived in a HDB flat for 7 years. Today, he lives in an ordinary house and like many Singaporeans, has a […]Read more "Presidential Candidate: Tan Kin Lian"