Monthly Archives: June 2017

Should Roy Ngerng seek a refund for defamation damages paid to PM Lee?

A lingering question that some may have with the ongoing Lee family saga on social media is whether Mr Lee Hsien Loong, the current Prime Minister of Singapore, will sue his two siblings for making “unfortunate allegations” of him and the “absurd claim” that the PM has political ambitions for his son, Lee Hong Yi. Mr Lee Hsien Yang has even alleged …

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DPM Tharman asks public to have confidence in the government

Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam has chipped into the Lee family saga with a Facebook post on Thursday evening, asking for members of public to have confidence in the Government. He wrote that there is no mystery why a Ministerial committee was set up to look into the options for 38 Oxley Road and DPM Teo has already explained the reasons …

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Why the Lee family saga can be good for Singapore

by Dr Ong Hean Teik M Med (NUS), FRCP, FACC Many have expressed their view that the Lee family dispute is an embarrassment and bad for Singaporeans. In fact behind every cloud is a silver lining, and there may actually be a beautiful rainbow waiting for Singaporeans who can see beyond this saga. There is no doubt that Lee Kuan Yew …

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DPM Teo responds to ST’s article, said ministers cannot avoid taking responsibility for making the required decisions on public interest

Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean has issued a statement in response to an opinion piece by Han Fook Kwang, editor-at-large for Straits Times. Straits Times earlier published Mr Han’s opinion piece, “Three key issues in the Lee vs Lee saga” on Wednesday. The piece asks three pertinent questions in regards to the on-going Lee family saga that have intrigued both local and …

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What is this selective shame by some Singaporeans?

by Alfian Sa’at Those who say to Lee Hsien Yang and Lee Wei Ling: “Please don’t make your spat public, the world is laughing at us, I feel embarrassed when I have to explain to my overseas friends what is going on”, are you for real? I think you’re either being disingenuous or hypocritical if the Oxley saga makes you …

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