23 May '11, 6am

(TTR) Singaporeans even have to fight with PRs over NDP tickets

I noticed that the tickets for our annual NDP are allocated to both SINGAPOREANs and PRs via balloting. As a Singaporean, I love my country and wish to attend/celebrate this annual event at least once in my lifetime. Such an event not only reinforces our nationhood identity, it also helps to build up bonding among citizens. I’m disappointed by the fact that for a national event like NDP, we are also shortchanged and need to fight for it with PRs too. My proposed NDP ticket allocation: 1) Priority to all SINGAPOREANs who have not attend any NDPs or NDP previews before. 2) Lower balloting chances for SINGAPOREANs who have attended NDPs or NDP previews before. 3) PRs and foreigners to be given tickets only when there are leftover tickets from the above two allocations. I would bet my last dollar that most citizens would love to attend this event with their families, love ones...

Full article: http://www.temasekreview.com/2011/05/23/singaporeans-even...

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