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Should Roy Ngerng seek a refund for defamation damages paid to PM Lee?
By Terry Xu Posted on by Terry Xu 0

A lingering question that some may have with the ongoing Lee family saga on social media is whether Mr Lee Hsien Loong, the current Prime Minister of Singapore, will sue his two siblings for making “unfortunate allegations” of him and the “absurd claim” that Read More

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Accusations of abuse of position and blurred lines between family and state, are matters of public interest, not 38 Oxley Road
By Ghui Posted on by Ghui 0

by Ghui I am heartened that some semblance of an open discussion is finally happening in relation to the 38 Oxley Road disagreement. DPM Teo Chee Hean yesterday issued a reply to a Straits Times article questioning the need for a Ministerial Committee Read More

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Lee Hsien Yang drops a series of bombshells on PM Lee and Ho Ching with documentary evidence, alleging abuse of powers
By Terry Xu Posted on by Terry Xu 0

Mr Lee Hsien Yang (LHY) has just dropped a huge bombshell on Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong by presenting documentary evidence on his Facebook page, alleging that his wife, Ho Ching had obtained papers of late Lee Kuan Yew when he was admitted Read More

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Malay leaders and bodies need to be more proactive in attending to the gullible
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

by Ismail Kassim The arrest of two Aetos officers under the Internal Security Act (ISA) underscores the need for Malay leaders and bodies to be more proactive in preventing the gullible ones in their midst from falling into the sectarian religious trap. In Read More

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Why the Lee family saga can be good for Singapore
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

by Dr Ong Hean Teik M Med (NUS), FRCP, FACC Many have expressed their view that the Lee family dispute is an embarrassment and bad for Singaporeans. In fact behind every cloud is a silver lining, and there may actually be a beautiful rainbow Read More

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Vital questions that should not get lost in the Lee family saga
By Ghui Posted on by Ghui 0

by Ghui Official responses, statements, Facebook posts are emerging fast and furious after the emergence of the Lee family dispute. They are rushing out at such breakneck speed that it is becoming hard to keep up with who said what and when. Two Read More

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The flawed agenda of the Oxley House Ministerial Committee
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

by Jeannette Chong-Aruldoss I am troubled by the terms of reference for the Oxley House Ministerial Committee.  It looks to me that this Committee may be serving a personal vendetta instead of the public interest. Let me explain. According to a Statement by Cabinet Read More

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The Lee family saga: Is this really just a family matter?
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

by Kwan Yue Keng The letter purportedly from “A Patriotic Singaporean” whilst appearing to be a rational objective letter assessing a particularly sensational yet sensitive issue; in my opinion it is merely trying to limit the political damage to the current Prime Minister, Read More

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Why not just build the LKY memorial somewhere else?
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

by Ngiam Shih-Tung Many commentators have said that Lee Kuan Yew (LKY) left a ‘mixed legacy’ for Singapore. Little did we know that his house would literally be a mixed legacy. The house was left entirely to Lee Hsien Loong (LHL) but with Read More

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Separating state issues from the gossip
By Ghui Posted on by Ghui 0

by Ghui The family drama that has erupted in Singapore’s first family has all the trappings of a Korean drama. It is so riveting that I may consider taking a break from watching the latest season of the House of Cards. Speculation aside, Read More

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