Saturday, April 30, 2011

Dear Singaporean, please vote wisely

Over the past few weeks, I have been reading news about Singapore general election from Straits Time, YahooSG news and Chinese newspaper. Now with introduce of social networking sites, I have been getting updates from twitter, facebook and even forum like HWZ.

Here are a list of things that I have gather online on what the men in white have done for us in the past 5 years: 
1. Increase GST from 5% to 7% so as to 'help' the lower income group.  (source: CNA)
2. Increase in our transport fares. (source: CNA)
3. Increase in our ministers' salary. (source: YeoCheowTong)
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Flash! SINGAPORE, March 11, 2011 - Parliament has approved an increase in the President's salary which is now S$4,267,500 (US$3,355,270), an increase of S$890,700 (US$700,302)

4. Increase in our electrical bills. (source: CNA)
5. Over spending on YOG.  $387 million dollars of taxpayers’ monies were used to host the most expensive "sports day". (source: The Temasek Review)
6. Increase in HDB Price. (source: Straits Time, Straits Time)
7. When healthcare services become more expensive, our Health Minister asked us to send our parents to nursing home in Johor Bahru when they are old, so you are able to save money. (source: Straits Time)
8. Inviting more foreigner 'talent' here to create more GOOD jobs for Singaporean.(source: CNA)
9. Letting Mas Selamat escape! (source: Straits Time)
10. They said Orchard road will never flood but choked drain cause massive flooding in Orchard road. (source: CNA, TNP, TOC)

After reading this, please think wisely and vote with responsibility on the 7th May. 

Anyway, I found this cut comic on the internet.

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Kelvin said...

PAP have forgotten how hard they build this country from nothing. And now they are destroying it.

Soh Hong Wei said...

Good post, Vote wisely! =)

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