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Chee Soon Juan National Day Message 2018

Secretary-general of the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) Chee Son Juan delivered his National Day Message 2018 on Saturday (18 August). Delivering his speech across SDP’s social media platforms, Dr Chee stated that this country’s future is not in a good place, unless some significant changes are made to set things right. Here is what he said in his speech in full: …

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Chee Soon Juan to deliver SDP’s NDP message on Sat, 3pm

Secretary-general of the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) Chee Son Juan will be giving the SDP’s National Day message on Saturday (18 August) at 3 pm. The leader of the party said that he will talk about current issues that affect our nation such as ministerial salaries and the rising cost of living, noting that the speech will be delivered across SDP’s …

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10 key issues which define Lee Hsien Loong’s 14 years in power (Part 1 on Strategic Direction)

Sunday (12 Aug) marks the 14th Anniversary since Lee Hsien Loong took over as Prime Minister from Goh Chok Tong. Just 4 days ago (8 Aug), his National Day Speech talked about cautious optimism in an increasingly turbulent world, while his government has crafted policies to “come together for the residents in a tangible and holistic way”. Things such as CareShield and estate upgrading will …

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Daughter of one of Singapore’s founding fathers “deeply offended” by Goh Chok Tong’s remark regarding ministerial salaries

Emeritus Senior Minister (ESM) Goh Chok Tong’s statement at a public forum regarding ministerial pay has sparked an uproar amongst members of the public, with netizens taking to social media platform to express their shock and dissatisfaction against the former Prime Minister’s remarks. In response to a suggestion by 70-year-old Braddell Heights resident Mr Abdul Aziz to reduce the “million-dollar” …

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Political parties call upon citizens to move forward in “solidarity” in celebration of Singapore’s 53rd year of nationhood

Today marks the 53rd anniversary of Singapore’s status as a sovereign state since its separation from the Malaysian Federation on 9 August 1965, and three years since the Republic’s golden jubilee in 2015. Various political parties have expressed their hopes and aspirations for Singapore’s future, on top of celebrating the progress that has already been achieved as a young nation. …

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Goh Chok Tong’s speech defending high ministerial pay and defence budget at grassroots event

On Friday, local news platform MustShareNews shared an audio recording of Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong who turned down a suggestion to lower ministerial salaries or to lower the defence budget in order to better support elderly in Singapore, In the conversation, 70-year-old Abdul Aziz shared his concerns about issues about elderly being forced to work just to survive and asked …

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