Thursday, 31 August 2017

People in photos

1) Mr & Mrs Tony Tan

Image source: Yahoo news
President Tony Tan Keng Yam will leave office on 31 August 2017 as head of state after 6 years in office.  Thank you for your great service to Singapore, Mr and Mrs Tony Tan.


2) France President Emmanuel Macron


France President Emmanuel Macron has spent US$31,000 to keep looking young since taking office.
Personal grooming is not part of a job description. He should use his own money instead of the state's.


3) Tearful bowler pay tribute to late mentor Henry Tan after gold win


Cherie Tan:
"The atmosphere of the team is sombre because Henry just died...We told ourselves that we were going to bowl for Henry and we are doing this for him."


4) SEA Games female police officer


Amid the intense sporting competition at the SEA Games 2017, Malaysian netizens have found themselves gripped by another type of buzz: a female police officer who has set hearts aflutter online.


5) Osaka homestay bans all Malaysians


Osaka homestay bans all Malaysians following trio's hooliganism to their lodge for act of vandalising, defecating in the shower and threatening its caretaker.
Don't be a disgrace when you are travelling abroad as you act as an ambassador to your country.


6) Gao Jisheng

Image source: thepaper.cn
The self-made Chinese millionaire, who bought an 80% stake in Southampton was once a farmer, spent his formative years in the armed police and fancies himself as a poet.
Believe in yourself and you will be great one day.


7)  Toastmasters International World champion


Mr Mr Manoj Vasudevan's speech on what it takes to make a marriage work won the judges over, making him Toastmasters Int World champion 2017. It is 2 years in a row that a Singaporean has won the title.

Last year, Darren Tay, 28, won the championship in Washington DC.

Happy Teachers' Day 2017