A Message of Love

 

Tomorrow marks the 46th year of independence Singapore achieved from Malaysia in 1965. One cannot deny the overwhelming achievements this country has made over these 46 years. The people worked hard to have better lives, and against all odds, managed to bring a country from its knees to become an economic miracle we see today. These may sound cheesy to many Singaporeans, who have been reading such sentences since young in their Social Studies textbooks, praising the government’s efforts to bring prosperity and progress to a Third-world country. Indeed, we have come a long way, and today lets give our country an early birthday present, by declaring our loyalty to the country. Continue reading “A Message of Love”

The Singapore Election Fever

I was chatting with my friends the other day about the General Election 2011 in Singapore. From the conversations I had with them, it made me realise one thing, and it hit hard upon me, that Singaporeans are not politically apathetic at all. In fact, Singaporeans generally have a lot to say about the government, about how everything is being run here, and the rise of the opposition parties in the country. Continue reading “The Singapore Election Fever”