Politics

Tharman on state media, gutter politics
By Kenneth Lin Published on by Kenneth Lin 0

by Kenneth Lin I asked Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister, a question during NTU’s Majulah Lecture 2017. I felt it was worth drawing attention to because of some facts many people still aren’t aware of when the government continues to wax lyrical Read More

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Soon-to-be President to make pledge to Singaporeans at nomination centre
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Mdm Halimah Yacob, People’s Action Party’s candidate for the Presidential Election has posted on her Facebook page on the eve of Nomination day, announcing that she will be making a pledge to Singaporeans and attached a hand-written letter that is addressed to everyone. Read More

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SDP: PAP’s contempt for Singapore Constitution and flag must be roundly condemned
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) has issued a statement in response to the latest news of Mdm Halimah Yacob, former Speaker of Parliament and People’s Action Party Member of Parliament, being the sole candidate who is issued the certificate of eligibility for the Presidential Election Read More

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Salleh addresses claims of close connection with establishment for being board member on Temasek Foundation Cares
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

There have been accusations of Mr Salleh Marican, a business man who has declared his intention in standing for the upcoming Presidential Election for being closely connected to the establishment because of his position as a board member in Temasek Foundation Cares. Online comments Read More

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SDP defends former town councils’ track record from statement made by Mr Low Thia Khiang
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Singapore Democratic Party has issued a statement to defend the party’s track record in running its former town councils in relation to the statement made by Mr Low Thia Khiang, Secretary-General of Workers’ Party in the defence of a legal suit brought by Read More

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Tan Chuan Jin to be nominated as new Speaker of Parliament
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

The Prime Minister’s Office has announced on Tuesday late afternoon that Mr Tan Chuan-Jin will be nominated by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong to take over the position of the Speaker of Parliament when Parliament next sits on 11 Sept 2017. The position of Speaker Read More

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SDP sends letter to PM Lee, asking if he will be calling for a by-election for Marsiling-Yew Tee GRC
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Singapore Democratic Party sends letter to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong to seek his position on whether would there be a by-election held in view of Mdm Halimah Yacob’s resignation from Marsiling-Yew Tee Group Representation Constituency. Mdm Halimah Yacob had earlier submitted her Read More

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Is Track II Diplomacy Dead in Singapore?
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Last updated on August 16th, 2017 at 01:50 pmby Vernon Chan According to industry analysts, Singapore is the worst place to be a property developer, the worst place to be a tech start-up, and the worst place to be a software programmer. Add to that growing Read More

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AHTC court case is an opportunity for Workers’ Party to put their side of the story to the public
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Workers’ Party Secretary General Low Thia Khiang, Aljunied Hougang Town Council (AHTC) Chairman Pritam Singh and Vice-Chairman Sylvia Lim were interviewed by members of the press on 26 July in regards to the ongoing legal suit that was filed by the independent panel on Read More

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Workers’ Party town councillors issue statement of clarification over AHTC’s legal action
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

The three Workers’ Party (WP) Members of Parliament who have been filed with a statement of claim by the Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC) have issued a joint statement to confirm the receipt of the claims. It also rejects the allegations made against them and emphasises that Read More

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