Monthly Archives: February 2019

Judgment reserved in striking out applications between PM Lee and Leong Sze Hian

The applications by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and financial consultant and blogger, Leong Sze Hian to strike out each others’ claim was heard on Monday (25 February), and the judgement was reserved and will be announced in “written grounds” in the near future. Lim Tean, who is representing Mr Leong in his defence and countersuit, revealed this update on …

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Registers of Electors open for inspection from 26 Feb to 11 Mar

The Registers of Electors have been prepared and are open for public inspection from 26 Feb 2019 to 11 Mar 2019, which contain the names of all qualified electors as of 1 Feb 2019, the Election Department (ELD) announced in a press release on Monday (25 February). The board stated that Singapore Citizens may check their particulars in the registers: …

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#SDPNOW: SDP “happy to work with other parties” for “a freer and more democratic Singapore”

The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) has expressed its willingness to join its efforts with those of other opposition parties in Singapore to achieve a common goal, namely “a freer and more democratic Singapore”. Speaking at the SDP General Election Campaign Kick-Off at Mandarin Orchard on Saturday (23 Feb), party chairman Paul Tambyah said: “We are happy to work with other …

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Jose Raymond: Government can do more to support caregivers of the elderly

Jose Raymond of the Singapore People’s Party took to Facebook to suggest ways for the government to provide better support to Singaporeans in taking care of their elders. Mr Raymond talked about his own experience of caring for his father during the last few months of his life which he described as ‘the best decision’ he’s made in his adult …

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Former MOF civil servant turned journalist praises Minister Heng’s collaborative approach in building Singapore’s economy

Taking a look at Heng Swee Keat’s tenure as Finance Minister, Channel NewsAisa says his annual budgets have shifted to allow the business community more leverage for positioning the economy for the future which reflects the minister’s own collaborative approach in leading Singapore. With rumours abound that Mr Heng is in line to take over as leader of Singapore, people …

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Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan to act on behalf of Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan in bilateral talks with Malaysia following the latter’s arm injury

Following Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan’s extended medical leave as a result of an arm fracture after a fall last week, Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan has been appointed as the Acting Minister in Singapore’s bilateral negotiations with Malaysia. In a statement on Monday (25 Feb), the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) announced that Mr Khaw is currently being warded, and “will …

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Singapore’s former Lions help raise funds for the Chiam See Tong Sports Fund

Singapore’s big name Ex-Internationals rolled back the years at the Our Tampines Hub on Friday, 22 February 2019 as they entertained fans at the inaugural Chiam See Tong Sports Fund Charity Shield. Despite going down 6-2 to 2018 National Football League Division Two champions Singapore Khalsa Association, the likes of Malek Awab, Mohd Noor Ali, Tay Peng Kee, Shahri Rahim, …

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