Daily Archives: 2011-09-03

Demystifying the President's office will add prestige to it

~by: Ghui~ Outgoing President, S R Nathan recently said Singapore cannot have a “Presidency on the streets”(see HERE). He articulated that people would not want the office to be so transparent that the value and prestige of the position is lost. In the face of the current political climate, it is a strange remark to make. In the wake of …

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Tan Kin Lian's contribution to a freak election

~by: Lim Tong Kay~ Mr Tan Kin Lian showed courage, effort and commitment in participating in the last Presidential Election (PE).  He was courageous in revealing his reaction on sensitive matters relating to the Internal Security Act.  In his own way, he spoke calmly, frankly, clearly and applied his creative mind in trying to expand the role of the president …

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Evidence that opposition help promote Govt policies – SPP

The following is a press statement from Benjamin Pwee of the Singapore People’s Party — Following our statement to People’s Association’s letter, published on 1st September, with direct reference to Miss Ooi’s comments in her letter that “grassroots advisers are required to help the Government connect with people and help promote government policies and programmes such as anti-dengue and active …

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