Netizens beseech East Coast and Tanjong Pagar residents to vote alternative parties so PAP’s Tharman Shanmugaratnam can become next PM

The People’s Action Party (PAP) made an unexpected and last minute move on Nomination Day yesterday (30 June) by moving Heng Swee Keat to East Coast Group Representation Constituency (GRC) where the Workers’ Party’s popular candidate Nicole Seah and her team have announced their contest. Mr Heng, who served as Finance Minister and Deputy Prime … Read more

Netizens cannot grasp PAP’s Heng Swee Keat speech on Nomination Day, as he keeps repeating “East Coast”

The Nomination Day on Tuesday (30 June) saw the revelation of a surprise face-off in East Coast Group Representation Constituency (GRC), a battle between former Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat – from the People’s Action Party (PAP) – and Nicole Seah, who has made a comeback as a member of the Workers’ Party (WP). … Read more

PAP’s Heng Swee Keat says Ivan Lim withdrawal from the GE is “regrettable” but PAP will first focus on key issues

The withdrawal of the People’s Action Party (PAP) potential candidate Ivan Lim is a “regrettable” episode, but the Party will now focus on key issues like people’s jobs, lives, and future, said the PAP’s First Assistant Secretary-General Heng Swee Keat on Sunday (28 June). Mr Lim – who was introduced as a PAP candidate on … Read more

Heng wants yet another national conversation, does he not want to debate his political opponents in the election?

Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat is talking of starting yet another series of national conversations with Singaporeans. It would be far more meaningful for him as Prime Minister-in-waiting to have debates with opposition leaders during the coming general election. Televised live debates are a key feature of elections in most countries. But Singapore is … Read more

Heng who chaired Our SG Conversation 8 yrs ago wants to have another conversation with SGs

In a national broadcast yesterday (20 Jun), Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat said that the current COVID-19 pandemic has brought Singaporeans closer together. “COVID-19 has sharpened our sense of purpose, and brought us closer together as a society,” said Heng. Indeed, during the Singapore Circuit Breaker which lasted almost 2 months from 7 Apr … Read more

Gov't not dissuading S'poreans from getting degrees: Heng

  In Parliament on Tuesday, some Members of Parliament (MP) raised concerns that there is a “misperception” among Singaporeans that the Government is saying a university degree no longer matters. Education Minister, Heng Swee Keat, clarified that this was not the message the Government is trying to send. “As several MPs have noted, some members … Read more