Daily Archives: 2017-07-05

Kuik Shiao-Yin: Singapore is a country of many people, many families, many interests
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Below is the full speech by Nominated Member of Parliament, Kuik Shiao-Yin as delivered on 3 July 2017 during the debate on Ministerial Statements (38 Oxley Road dispute) by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean.  Madam Speaker, every Read More

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SMRT announces delay along East-West line along Jurong East and Joo Koon, CCL and NSL also experience delay but unannounced
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

Singapore Mass Rapid Transit (SMRT) posted on Wednesday (5 July) at 7.02 pm on its Twitter page that its East-West Line from Jurong East to Joo Koon towards Joo Koon was experiencing delay and commuters were asked to add 15 minutes additional travelling Read More

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PAP MP Charles Chong’s question on PSD opinion poll left half unanswered
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Member of Parliament for Punggol East SMC, Charles Chong stood in Parliament yesterday to ask about the opinion poll that was carried out by the Public Service Division to seek feedback from public officers on their views in regards to the accusations made Read More

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SDP: Parliamentary hearing raises more questions about LHL’s ability to lead country
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Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) has released a statement on the Parliamentary debate that was held on 3 and 4 July over the Ministerial Statement by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean, questioned PM Lee’s ability to lead the Read More

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Pertinent questions ignored and more doubts raised about PM Lee and his government
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by Robin Chee The parliamentary debate may be over but it has left several of the most pertinent questions ignored and instead raised more doubts about the Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and the government. 1. PM’s refusal to sue his siblings despite Read More

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Troubling speeches by MPs in Parliament on the Parliamentary debate over PM Lee’s accusations
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by Robin Chee, first posted as a comment on TOC’s Facebook page.  Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong’s speech is deeply troubling. Firstly, he made the claim that most Singaporeans are tired of this saga and wish to move on. On what basis is he saying Read More

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CUHK Business School research reveals why some people switch jobs more frequently than others
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According to the data from the National Longitudinal Surveys of Youth, it is possible that some people have worked in more than 10 jobs in a lifetime. In the study highlight posted by the US Bureau of Labour Statistics (LBS), “on average, from Read More

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Discretion and principled firmness not mutually exclusive
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by Goh Wee Shian Bilahari Kausikan’s impassioned response to Kishore Mahbubani’s article in The Straits Times is a stark, timely reminder of the importance of rigorous contest of ideas in clarifying the subjectivities of foreign policy approaches. As the geopolitical order undergoes a Read More

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