Daily Archives: 2018-03-11

Did NTUC float “test balloons” on GST hike with survey in Nov 2017

According to  a whistleblower, Singapore’s main labour union, National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) conducted a short survey on tax matter with more than 300 of its union leaders in late November 2017 and received close to 440 response. The Online Citizen wrote to NTUC on Thursday to ascertain whether the labour union conducted the survey, however, no reply has been …

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PAP government seeks legal avenue against Sylvia Lim after failing to apologise in ‘Test Balloons’ saga

The Straits Times (ST) reported today (11 Mar) that the government had proceeded to seek legal advice from the Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) to see if Workers’ Party Sylvia Lim did breach parliamentary privilege in the recent “test balloons” debates in Parliament. After the close of Parliamentary debates on Thursday (8 Mar), Senior Minister of State for Law, Indranee Rajah renewed …

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Tan Cheng Bock: PAP ministers brow-beating Sylvia Lim for apology

Former Member of Parliament and candidate in Presidential Election 2011, Dr Tan Cheng Bock has voiced out against the antics of the ministers from his former party, commenting that the ministers had been brow-beating Workers’ Party Chairman and MP for Aljunied GRC, Sylvia Lim by demanding an apology from her for comments made on the GST hike. In a Facebook …

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