Daily Archives: May 21, 2011

PM Lee pledges a just and fair society
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SPEECH BY PRIME MINISTER LEE HSIEN LOONG AT THE SWEARING-IN CEREMONY HELD IN THE STATE ROOM, ISTANA ON 21 MAY 2011 Mr President Ministers and Members of Parliament Fellow Singaporeans 1. We have just gone through a watershed general election. Almost all the Read More

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S’poreans and PR job stats – making no sense
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Leong Sze Hian / I refer to the reports of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s speech on 21 April on the launch of IM Flash Singapore, a joint venture memory chip facility between US tech giants Intel and Micron. The reports cited PM Read More

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Letters from Vui Kong – Me and my life
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Yong Vui Kong is a death row inmate in Singapore. He was arrested at age 19 with 47.27g of heroin, convicted of trafficking and sentenced under the Mandatory Death Penalty. His final appeal was dismissed by the Court of Appeal on 4 April Read More

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Temasek Holdings – “not required” to disclose?
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Leong Sze Hian I refer to Temasek Holding’s letter “Protection of Temasek’s past reserves” (Today, May 20). It states that “Although not required to do so, Temasek publishes an annual Temasek Review, providing a summary of key financials as well as the relevant Read More

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Election shocker, now a Cabinet cracker
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PN Balji / If the results of the May 7 general elections can be described as a shocker, then the Cabinet changes announced yesterday (Wednesday) must be a cracker. And what a cracker it was. Three minsters who were under severe attack during Read More

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21 May 1987
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Andrew Loh / On 21 May 1987, a group of social workers was arrested by the authorities under the Internal Security Act (ISA) for allegedly plotting to topple the government through a “Marxist conspiracy”. No charges were ever brought against them and they Read More

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