SG got Pioneer, Pai-Tan, Pai-Kia Generation: Pioneer Generation (above 65) - Built our nation up with their own hands. Got Pioneer Generation Package cos they deserve it. Pai-Tan Generation (41-64yo) - Work and work and work for almost half their lives but always feel like cannot earn enough. No package yet. Pai-Kia Generation (12-40yo) - Suka-suka post video, comment here comment there, CSI fans, like to treat angry people on the streets like a spectator sport with their sma
I remember telling my teachers once that I wanted to be Mr. Lee Kuan Yew. I believe this was in Primary 1 or 2. Everyone laughed. I laughed along. My teacher scolded me for making a joke. In Secondary School, I learnt the importance of Mr. Lee's tears. "It was the first time anyone ever saw him cry on TV." I thought he was a wayang king. By Polytechnic, I didn't know what the big deal was. He was just a man. A few years later, I realised that well, that's the thing... He WAS
When I was young I thought that there were monsters under my bed. A grown-up told me not to be scared, that the monsters were only in my head. Now a grown-up myself, I've learnt to never dismiss the monsters of my children, because a child's monsters may never disappear from his head, not like the monsters under my bed.