Daily Archives: 2017-07-03

Lee family saga: Why not disclose all the communications of the ministerial committee?
By Leong Sze Hian Published on by Leong Sze Hian 0

I refer to the article “DPM takes Hsien Yang to task over ‘selective, inaccurate’ post” (Today, Jul 3). It states that “Mr Lee Hsien Yang’s latest statement was a “selective and inaccurate account” of his exchanges with the 38 Oxley Road ministerial committee, Read More

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Bilahari Kausikan: Disappointed that Kishore should advocate subordination as a norm of Singapore foreign policy
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Bilahari Kausikan, an Ambassador-at-large of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has written a Facebook post in response to Dean of the Lee Kuan Yew School Kishore Mahbubani’s ST article, “Qatar: Big lessons from a small country”. In his post, Bilahari criticised Kishore for his view Read More

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Lim Tean: PM Lee must sue for defamation to clear his name else President needs to convene an independent Commission of Inquiry
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Adding to the chorus of voices denouncing the Prime Minister for choosing Parliament to defend himself, Lim Tean, a veteran lawyer and recent politician, has called for Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong to sue his two siblings for defamation over the allegations that Read More

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Chinese newspaper Global Times dismisses “Singapore model”, claims its role for China “greatly weakened”
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by Leonard State-influenced Chinese tabloid newspaper Global Times published on Thursday evening an editorial on the “fading away” of Sino-Singaporean relations, triggered both by Singapore’s recent “alignment with the US” and China’s “growing confidence” in its own governance and development. The report, which Read More

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K Shanmugam: Kishore Mahbubani’s article on lessons from Qatar, intellectually questionable
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The Minister of Law and Home Affairs, K Shanmugam has written a Facebook post on Sunday to applaud the writings of Bilahari Kausikan, an Ambassador-at-large of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs which criticised an article, “Qatar: Big lessons from a small country” by Dean of Read More

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Political leaders should have a self examination or review of their own code of conduct based Confucius’s teaching
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by David Chua The late Lee Kuan Yew is a admirer of Confucius and has great respect and belief in the Confucius code of conduct pertaining to governance be it personal, family or country. Maybe our parliamentary legislators and government leaders should have Read More

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Tan Jee Say: “Dear Prime Minister, please think of Country, Family, Colleagues, and resign now”
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Former civil servant and Secretary-General of SingFirst, Tan Jee Say has written an open letter to the Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, asking for his resignation. Citing five reasons why PM Lee should resign, Mr Tan made a plea to PM Lee to Read More

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Bilahari Kausikan’s rebuttal of ST article by Kishore Mahbubani, unnecessary and exaggerated
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by Dr. Yap Kwong Weng I am responding to Bilahari Kausikan, an Ambassador-at-large of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He wrote a long Facebook post rebutting the Dean of the Lee Kuan Yew School Kishore Mahbubani’s ST article titled “Qatar: Big lessons from a Read More

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