Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong seemed taken aback that his remarks about Ministers’ pay and mediocre people have drawn such stinging criticism and condemnation. It just shows how out of touch he has been. It is probable that 10 to 15 years ago, such remarks would have gone largely unnoticed and even if noticed, would not have drawn such …Read More »
Daily Archives: 2018-08-11
Accounts published by aunt of CFC Dave Lee noted commanders were woefully ignorant and badly trained – Will COI investigate alleged lack of training?
The Committee of Inquiry (COI) looking into the untimely and avoidable death of Corporal First Class Dave Lee (CFC Dave Lee) has issued its preliminary findings in relation to the processes and procedures that led up to his death. Further, Minister for Defence, Dr Ng Eng Hen has pledged that “those found responsible of the lapses” at the conclusion of the …Read More »
by Hwang Jin Pyng Former Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong is one interesting man. Why do I say so? First, it was during his premiership that our first elected President, Mr Ong Teng Cheong, passed away in 2002 and the Government accorded him a state-assisted funeral. Other former leaders who passed on in recent years, such as founding Prime Minister Lee …Read More »
Daughter of one of Singapore’s founding fathers “deeply offended” by Goh Chok Tong’s remark regarding ministerial salaries
Emeritus Senior Minister (ESM) Goh Chok Tong’s statement at a public forum regarding ministerial pay has sparked an uproar amongst members of the public, with netizens taking to social media platform to express their shock and dissatisfaction against the former Prime Minister’s remarks. In response to a suggestion by 70-year-old Braddell Heights resident Mr Abdul Aziz to reduce the “million-dollar” …Read More »