Tan Kin Lian: Did not think Tan Jee Say would qualify as candidate in PE2011

Singaporean businessman and former Chief Executive Officer of NTUC Income Tan Kin Lian revealed that after seven years, he is still being attacked for his participation in the 2011 presidential election results. Expressing this on his Facebook page on 7 February (Thursday), Mr Tan noted that the attack came from two groups – members of the Internet Brigade and supporters …

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Heng Swee Keat: “where individuals are found culpable or wanting, we do not hesitate to take action.”

Statement from Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat which was first published on Straits Times in response to the editorial from Zaobao about accountability of public services. Is complacency the cause of our recent spate of distressing failures – from training deaths in national service to the SingHealth cyber attack; from power failures to misplaced postal mail? Have we become so …

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Presence of opposition party leaders at Dr Tan Cheng Bock’s residence makes waves across social media

The presence of leaders and high profile figures from various opposition parties at former People’s Action Party (PAP) Member of Parliament and Progress Singapore Party founder Tan Cheng Bock’s Chinese New Year open house this year has made waves across social media.  The formation of the new alternative party, which involved “twelve likeminded Singaporeans”, among which included “some ex PAP cadres”, …

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Chee Soon Juan’s book launch venue changed because Lifelong Learning Institute cancelled his booking at the last minute

Secretary-general of the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) Chee Soon Juan was all set to launch his book titled “Never On Bended Knees” on 26 January. Unfortunately, the Lifelong Learning Institute (LLI) had cancelled his booking at its event hall, citing that the event and the book “do not appear” to be “related to training, skills upgrading and lifelong learning for …

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