Politics

Chief of Defence Force MG Melvyn Ong avoids answering questions on “tekan culture” in SAF
By Correspondent Published on by Correspondent 0

In a media interview today (20 Jun), Chief of Defence Force MG Melvyn Ong told reporters that the external panel, convened in May after the death of NSF Dave Lee, had said that improvements could be made on preventing and responding to heat Read More

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Trump Kim Summit – Singapore, a schoolboy trying to play a man’s game?
By Ghui Published on by Ghui 0

I am all for Singapore hosting international events of historic significance. It boosts our global reputation as a first world country that people want to visit and invest in. That said, the hosting of such events must promote the prestige of Singapore. It Read More

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Dr M meets PM Lee for only 30 min but gives Jack Ma an hour
By Correspondent Published on by Correspondent 0

When the opposition coalition Pakatan Harapan won the general election in Malaysia on 9 May last month, PM Lee quickly went to KL on 19 May to meet and congratulate Dr Mahathir, the leader of the coalition. However, Dr Mahathir only met him Read More

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Public protests: Singaporean activist arrested while foreign protesters told to leave
By Correspondent Published on by Correspondent 0

Yahoo Singapore reported that a South Korean woman, Kim Gi-young, 69, staged a protest near the Capella hotel where Trump and Kim was meeting this morning (12 Jun). She was urging North Korea to return her father Kim Young-il, whom she claimed was Read More

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PM Lee: SG political scene is what Singaporeans have voted for
By Correspondent Published on by Correspondent 0

Yesterday (11 Jun), CNN interviewed PM Lee asking for his views on the Trump-Kim Summit in Singapore. “He (Kim) is a confident, young leader… I think he wants to go on to a new path. What he is prepared to deal, and how Read More

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EIU analyst on NK-US summit in Singapore: “Indirect benefits, both for the government and businesses, will eventually be significantly higher than the costs”
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Speaking to the media on Sunday (10 June), Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong confirmed that Singapore will spend about S$20 million on the summit where American President Donald Trump will meet with North Korean Leader, Kim Jong Un on Tuesday (12 June). On the Read More

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Civil Servant Foo Chi Hsia defends PAP: Singaporeans continue to vote PAP because it delivers
By Correspondent Published on by Correspondent 0

Last month, The Economist published an article lamenting that even though there may be a lot of elections in South-East Asia, there is still a lack of democracy in the region (‘South-East Asia: lots of elections, not so much democracy’, 26 May). “For Read More

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Former MP Inderjit Singh criticises Press Secretary Lim and asks Singaporeans to speak up
By Correspondent Published on by Correspondent 0

Former PAP MP Inderjit Singh has weighed in on the debate which was started recently by ST Editor-at-Large Han Fook Kwang. Mr Singh wrote on his Facebook page on Thursday (7 Jun) criticising Lim Yuin Chien – press secretary to Finance Minister Heng Read More

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PH coalition ends discriminatory policies against political opponents, PAP continues to dangle carrots in exchange for electoral support
By Kwok Fangjie Published on by Kwok Fangjie 0

Malaysiakini reported on Thursday (7 Jun) that the new administration will give an equal allocation of federal funds to individual states, regardless of their political affiliation. One such example is the state of Terengganu, which is controlled by the Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS) who is neither Read More

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SDP asks for accountability from the PAP govt over SIN-KL HSR project
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

In a statement on Wednesday, Singapore Democratic Party questions the accountability of the People’s Action Party government on the issue of the scrapped project of the Singapore to Kuala Lumpur high speed rail (HSR). SDP questions the PAP government of what due diligence Read More

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