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Danisha Hakeem

Trump-Kim summit in Singapore “doomed to failure from the beginning”: Former US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta

Former United States Defense Secretary and CIA director under President Barack Obama’s administration, Mr Leon Panetta, has expressed his lack of confidence in US President Donald Trump’s summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un in Singapore in June regarding the looming nuclear threat, stating that it was “doomed to failure from the beginning”. “I’m very worried about the situation because frankly, I …

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Former diplomat Bilahari Kausikan questions Dr Thum Ping Tjin’s loyalty to Singapore

Singapore’s former Ambassador-at-Large Mr Bilahari Kausikan has called into question Singaporean historian Dr Thum Ping Tjin’s loyalty to the country after the latter had “invited” Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad to “interfere” in “Singapore’s internal politics”. In his commentary on a SMRT Feedback by The Vigilanteh Facebook post which he had shared yesterday (4 Sep), Mr Kausikan raised the …

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Assertion that HDB flat buyers are not owners but ‘tenants’ is “factually and legally wrong”: Minister for National Development

Minister for National Development Mr Lawrence Wong has rejected the widely circulated claim that Housing and Development Board (HDB) flat buyers are not owners but are “tenants” in practice. Speaking at the HDB’s Peak Forum for property experts at HDB Hub today (4 Sep), he said that such a claim is “factually and legally wrong”, as the same principle of …

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Activists and SDP respond to MP Seah Kian Peng’s allegations

On Sat (1 Sep), MP Seah Kian Peng commented on his Facebook page with regard to the recent meeting between Historian Thum Ping Tjin, Freelance journalist Kirsten Han, Activist Jolovan Wham and Award-winning comic artist, Sonny Liew with Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. In his post, Seah took the opportunity to also drag opposition party Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) and …

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Prospective Punggol flat buyers should note HDB’s omission of petrochemical plant in Pasir Gudang

Prospective HDB flat buyers looking into the two upcoming BTO projects in Punggol, namely Punggol Point Woods and Punggol Point Cove, should bear in mind the potential health hazards resulting from the nearby petrochemical plants in Pasir Gudang in neighbouring Johor, according to Digital Content Editor of property blog 99.co, Mr Kyle Leung. Mr Leung noted that complaints have arisen …

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