Politics

PM Lee: SkillsFuture courses help you to be more “productive and employable”

Yesterday (8 Aug), in his National Day Message, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong told Singaporeans that his government is “making good progress” re-skilling and upgrading Singapore’s workforce to be “future ready”. In particular, he mentioned that SkillFuture has helped many Singaporeans. “SkillsFuture is building up the skills of tens of thousands of Singaporeans, helping them be more productive and employable, …

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No plans to lower voting age to 18, says Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing — in spite of developments across the Causeway

The Government is not looking to lower the voting age to 18, as the current age of majority remains the appropriate age for Singaporeans to make decisions and engage in “activities that involve significant personal responsibility”, said Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing. Responding to a question submitted by Member of Parliament (MP) Lim Wee Kiak on whether the …

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Tan Cheng Bock calls on Singaporeans to support his party to bring an evolution of change for the betterment of the country

During the official launch of the Progressive Singapore Party (PSP) last Saturday (3 Aug) at Swissotel Merchant Court Hotel, Dr Tan Cheng Bock, founding Secretary-General of PSP, calls for Singaporeans – young and old – to come forward and join him “in making a difference to Singapore”. Dr Tan, a former People’s Action Party (PAP) member of parliament for 26 …

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Tale of two RI classmates who joined PAP

At the launch of the Progress Singapore Party (PSP) on Sat (3 Aug), Dr Tan Cheng Bok, who had said that the People’s Action Party (PAP) has lost its way, teared up when he said he re-entered politics “for country, for people”. Recounting the time when Singapore’s founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew invited him to join the PAP, Dr …

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