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Daily Archives: 2011-08-16

‘Not true’ that NTUC Income didn’t intend to privatise – Tan Kin Lian

Benjamin Cheah/ Presidential candidate Mr Tan Kin Lian maintained that NTUC Income had intended to privatise itself during his tenure as CEO of the cooperative. He was speaking in response to a press statement released by NTUC Income on 11th August which reiterated that its board “had no intention then and has no intention now to privatise NTUC Income”. The cooperative’s …

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W!LD RICE’s Forum on Politics: Cooling Off or Heating Up? (Part 2)

This is part 2 of the two-hour public forum ‘On Politics: A Brave New World‘, which was a fringe event of the Man Singapore Theatre festivalorganized by local theatre group W!LD RICE, bringing together members of the public debating as equals with social commentator Alex Au (author of Yawning Bread) and political figures Tan Chuan-Jin (PAP, Minister-of-State, Ministry of National Development …

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What percentage of students in our universities are Singaporeans?

I refer to the National Day Rally speech about ‘Singaporeans First’ in the universities (“At a glance, key points from Prime Minister Lee’s speech“, ST, Aug 15). Calls have been made in the past for the Government to continue monitoring carefully the proportion of foreign students in our educational institutions to ensure that the proportion matches the present and future …

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PM’s National Day rally: Points for discussion

The following is a letter from a TOC reader on issues raised during Prime Minister’s National Day Rally 2011 speech in English Bill Tng/ I like to raise some issues that I like all Singaporeans to discuss that are pointed out by the PM during his National Day Rally Speech in English. I will keep my points short. Pt 2: …

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What percentage of students in our universities are Singaporeans

  By Leong Sze Hian I refer to the National Day Rally speech about ‘Singaporeans First’ in the universities (“At a glance, key points from Prime Minister Lee’s speech“, ST, Aug 15). Calls have been made in the past for the Government to continue monitoring carefully the proportion of foreign students in our educational institutions to ensure that the proportion …

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What percentage of students in our universities are Singaporeans?

By Leong Sze Hian What percentage of students in our universities are Singaporeans? Posted by theonlinecitizen on August 16, 2011 I refer to the National Day Rally speech about ‘Singaporeans First’ in the universities (“At a glance, key points from Prime Minister Lee’s speech“, ST, Aug 15). Calls have been made in the past for the Government to continue monitoring carefully …

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Tan Jee Say: I did not suggest closing down factories

Shawn Danker and Joshua Chiang/ Photos by Shawn Danker Presidential candidate Tan Jee Say asserted that he was not suggesting closing down factories when he proposed in his economic paper for a shifting out of manufacturing into services. “My position is quite clear about it. It is not to promote manufacturing because Singapore is short of land and labour and …

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