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Singaporeans react to Law Minister’s statement on Elected Presidency

The Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam helmed a dialogue session in South East CDC on the release of the White Paper by the Government on Thursday (15 September). It was attended by 300 to 400 people. The White Paper stated that the Government has declined the recommendation that the president should be chosen by Parliament. It emphasized that …

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How far should MPs go for a cause?

In the last six months, Member of Parliament for Moulmein-Kallang GRC, Denise Phua, has called on the government to slay two (sacred) cows – one, the elected presidency; and two, gambling.In May, Ms Phua, who has since been appointed Mayor of Central Singapore Community Development Council (CDC), called on the Government to scrap the elected presidency and for it to …

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