Daily Archives: July 25, 2015

Ho Ching to extend sabbatical to six months
By Andrew Loh Posted on by Andrew Loh 0

Ho Ching, the chief executive officer of Temasek Holdings, will be extending her sabbatical to six months, Temasek said in a statement on Saturday, 25 July. In its brief statement, Temasek said Mdm Ho “has taken the option of extending her part-time sabbatical Read More

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Focus: EBRC members – Tan Boon Khai
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The names of the five-men Electoral Boundaries Review Committee (EBRC) were finally revealed on Friday, after the committee submitted its report to Parliament. While little was known prior to the revelation, we can now take a look at who each of the members Read More

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Family put through a “public trial”: Tan Chuan-Jin, on case of abused elderly woman
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The Minister of Social and Family Development (MSF), Tan Chuan-Jin, has sad that the family of an elderly abused woman was put through a “public trial” which he described as “harsh”, according to a newspaper report on Saturday (25 July). Mr Tan was Read More

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Would you share this toilet with 20 people?
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By Jolovan Wham “This is where we do our business”, explained Rafiqul Islam (not his real name), as he led me down a flight of steps into a a small makeshift shack covered by a flimsy blue plastic canvas. For the past year, Read More

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PAP still only needs 23.8% of the popular vote to win, 31% to get 2/3 supermajority
By Terry Xu Posted on by Terry Xu 0

Based on the latest electoral boundaries released by the Electoral Boundary Review Committee (EBRC), we have done a follow-up analysis for the upcoming General Elections. Under the new electoral boundaries, the challenges of representativeness remain. Since winning the general election in Singapore requires Read More

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Your vote is secret – vote without fear
By Andrew Loh Posted on by Andrew Loh 0

In the lead-up to the 2011 General Election, and indeed as in other elections, the fear that the Government would know how an individual voted. This fear is not new and has in fact been propagated by ill-informed persons (who may or may Read More

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Is Lui also leaving politics?
By Terry Xu Posted on by Terry Xu 0

Minister for Transport, Mr Lui Tuck Yew posted a status update on his Facebook last night in light of the report by Electoral Boundaries Review Committee (EBRC). The Group Representation Constituency, which is headed by Mr Lui, is set to disappear once the Read More

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Chairman of EBRC should publish minutes of deliberations
By Andrew Loh Posted on by Andrew Loh 0

The five-member Electoral Boundaries Review Committee (EBRC) has erased three constituencies from the face of the electoral map in its report which was released on Friday. The closely fought single-member constituency (SMC) of Joo Chiat, in particular, is the most conspicuous absence from Read More

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