07 Oct '11, 12pm

[TOC] Is one year National Service possible?

[TOC] Is one year National Service possible?

All eyes are on the new slate of opposition MPs and NCMPs. I hope that through their Parliamentary debates they can convince the government to make life better for Singaporeans on issues which the government overlooked. I hope they can pick one salient hot button issue and zero in on it to change it for the good of Singapore. I look forward to the fruits of the water shed 2011 GE. There is one issue I hope Parliament will find time debate. It is the possibility of shortening the length of National Service. Although this has been raised by one of the Presidential Election candidates before, I believe we can take the idea further with a proposed solution. The proposal which I am suggesting for NS can make a significant impact on our lives. National Service (NS) requires all male Singaporean citizens and second-generation permanent residents who have reached the age of 18 to ...

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