Daily Archives: 2011-04-16

Put Mah Bow Tan on “live” TV

Andrew Loh / The Prime Minister has been on national television twice in the past one week to field questions from members of the public. The Finance Minister too was featured in a televised debate with opposition members. As a result, Singaporeans perhaps have a clearer picture of what the political parties’ views are on various issues, and the public …

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Dr Lim Hock Siew

By Dr Wong Wee Nam I first met him at the wake of the late Dr Lee Siew Choh in July 2002. That was 20 years after he was released from an almost 20-year detention. I saw a friend sitting at another table and went up to say “hello” to her. He happened to be sitting at the same table …

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HDB – Leong Sze Hian responds to Mah Bow Tan

Leong Sze Hian   I refer to the article “WP’s housing proposal irresponsible, says Mah” (ST, Apr 15). The report says that “National Development Minister Mah Bow Tan yesterday called the Workers’ Party (WP) “irresponsible for proposing cheaper HDB flats without explaining how it planned to pay for them. In my view, there may be no need for the WP …

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Another toothless tiger to deal with cost of living

Andrew Loh / Mr Yaacob Ibrahim says the Government “is looking into how it can continue to uplift the low income,” when asked whether it will address the concerns of Singaporeans about the cost of living. Saying that the Government “has taken steps to help Singaporeans cope with it”, Mr Yaacob cited the handouts from the “$3.2 billion Grow and …

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