Desmond Lee

Desmond Lee’s attack on Lee Hsien Yang: The irony of PAP’s selective outrage

In the latest saga unfolding in Singapore’s political landscape, Desmond Lee, Minister for National Development, launched a fierce attack against…

Desmond Lee rejects WP’s rent control suggestion, citing potential supply and equity issues

SINGAPORE— Minister for National Development Desmond Lee dismissed the suggestion by the Workers’ Party Member of Parliament to regulate market…

Deflecting and diverting instead of fixing system and policies

by Augustine Low Three remarks by three ministers give us reason to think that they are deflecting and not providing…

Desmond Lee stresses balancing act in land use for Singapore’s present and future generations

Balancing the needs of today’s generation and future generations is crucial when making decisions about land use and infrastructure in…

Desmond Lee expounds on rationale behind hike in ABSD as pre-emptive measures to manage property Investment demand

SINGAPORE — Minister for National Development Desmond Lee addressed the sudden hike in the additional buyer’s stamp duty (ABSD), stating…

Desmond Lee says Singaporeans accept high-price BTO flats in mature estates

SINGAPORE — In an interview with The Straits Times last Monday (20 Mar), National Development Minister Desmond Lee said that all…

Workers’ Party rebuts out of context narrative spread by PAP’s social media channels on its 2019 Housing Paper

SINGAPORE — The Workers’ Party has issued a statement on Saturday evening in response to the social media posts made…

Desmond Lee says 70% of BTO flats affordable for median household with income of S$8,400 but what about the 10th to 40th percentile?

It was revealed by Minister for National Development Desmond Lee in Parliament yesterday  (6 Feb) during his speech on the…

Desmond Lee files Ministerial Motion to affirm commitment on affordable public housing in Singapore

SINGAPORE — The National Development Minister, Mr Desmond Lee, has filed a Ministerial Motion, asking Parliament to affirm the importance…

Land for HDB flats “raided” at great cost to people under Land Acquisition Act

by Foong Swee Fong The Land Acquisition Act, while it gave the government a free hand to build the city,…