Daily Archives: 2011-05-28

Cynicism – PAP’s main battle

Andrew Loh Being in power for half a century breeds arrogance and hubristic tendencies. This much has been said of the People’s Action Party (PAP). Such sentiments were clearly and loudly expressed during the recent elections. Even the PAP’s own candidate for Aljunied GRC, Mr George Yeo, related how a resident had basically told him off at a coffeeshop during …

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Letter to Heng Swee Keat, Education Minister

The following is an excerpt of a Facebook posting on Ms Monica Lim’s page: Dear Mr Heng, The recent polls have triggered many dramatic changes, the biggest of which is PM’s consistent refrain for transformation. In this spirit, I’m writing to you to ask whole-heartedly for a transformation of our education system.  If not a complete transformation, at least a …

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PAP MP withdraws remarks on ministerial salaries

Andrew Loh People’s Action Party (PAP) Member of Parliament for Nee Soon GRC, Dr Lim Wee Kiak has apologised and withdrawn the remarks he made about ministerial salaries. Dr Lim was reported by the Chinese press last week as having said: “If the annual salary of the Minister of Information, Communication and Arts is only $500,000, it may pose some …

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