Daily Archives: 2007-08-20

A good speech – but some points to keep in mind

By Andrew Loh As usual, the prime minister’s National Day Rally speech was not short of good, upbeat news. Nothing surprising in that. If one were to take a look at past speeches, it has always been so. I still remember then prime minister Goh Chok Tong’s speech in 2003, in the midst of an economic downturn, when he said: …

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Bloggers’ reactions to PM Lee’s National Day Rally Speech 2007

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong delivered his annual National Day Rally Speech at the University Cultural Centre on the 19th of August. Here are some reactions from bloggers. Did the PM mention the old flats in Potong Pasir and Hougang? – No Fear Singapore “Punggol 21-plus with its water feature seemed so fantastic and it must have mesmerized many of …

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Another set of figures on university enrolment?

By Leong Sze Hian During his National Day Rally speech on Sunday, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong outlined his government’s intention to build a 4th University to cater to more Singaporean students. The PM said the objective is to allow 30 percent of each cohort to get into publicly-funded universities by 2015, compared to 23 percent today. At the last …

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