Experiencing Singapore- From Israel

by Kenneth Yeo Kenneth Yeo in Israel. I am currently on an overseas exchange programme in Israel, particularly because of my interest in defence, security, and unconventional threats, which Israel is quite well-known for its research on. Israel draws close parallels to Singapore – a small nation state, without natural resources, and made up of immigrants. The relationship between both countries extends over 50 years ago, when Singapore gained independence and needed support to establish its’ military.....

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Henry Kwek announced motion on elderly issues

Henry Kwek with Secretary-General Lee Hsien Loong, PAP.SG Chairperson Halimah Yacob and former MPs. Nee Soon GRC MP Kwek Hian Chuan Henry will introduce a Parliamentary motion on issues related to the elderly. This was revealed at a PAP.SG (PAP Seniors Group) event on the 1st of July. At the event, Party Secretary-General and PM Lee Hsien Loong singled out first-term MPs like Henry Kwek who are advocating the interests of the elderly. Organising Chairman of the event,....

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New 3D Mural in Nee Soon South

Nee Soon South now has its very own 3D mural art! The mural commemorates Lee Teck Public School, a kampung school that once stood in Chye Kay village in the Sembawang area. Many residents were resettled from the village into Yishun in 1977. There is a bicycle mounted in front of the mural, so you can take photos that look like you’re part of the mural. Ex-principal of Leee Teck Mdm Ho Chin Geok graced the occasion,....

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Cafés Under $10 in Yishun and Upper Thomson

Hate cafés where the food isn’t as good as the décor? Where the prices are way too high for the portion sizes? Then head to these cafés and bistros in Yishun and Upper Thomson! You’ll find all you expect of hip town cafés, like specialty coffee, spam fries and live music, all at under $10 for a snack and coffee.   Quench! Bistro & Bar   Image credits: Quench! Facebook Located within ORTO, Quench! is an open concept bar that boasts both indoor and alfresco seating,....

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