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Tag Archives: Lee Hsien Loong

DPM’s promise for a clean campaign broken: PAP Smear in full swing

On Nomination day, DPM Tharman and Dr Paul Tambyah were spotted chatting and shaking hands. In an interview with TOC, Dr Paul revealed that during the conversation, the DPM gave him his word to have a clean campaign. Just over three days since that conversation, that promise seems to have been broken. To his credit, it wasn't him but his …

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Lee Hsien Loong’s two challenges to voters and the opposition

By Reperio Simon Watching Lee Hsien Loong at his lunch time rally on 8 September, I deduced that he has issued two challenges. The first challenge was to voters, the second was to the opposition parties. His challenge to the opposition parties: "Don't go into Parliament to check us. If you want, dare to govern, or else don't bother". On all counts, …

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A mandate for SG100, but with a compelling vision?

By Howard Lee “I called this general election to seek your mandate to take Singapore beyond SG50, into its next half century. You will be deciding who will govern Singapore for the next 5 years. More than that, you will be choosing the team to work with you for the next 15-20 years, and setting the direction for Singapore for …

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Roy Ngerng in the witness box – trial titbits

• High Court Judge Justice Lee Seiu Kin started the second day of the hearing for damages to be awarded to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong by telling the accused, blogger Roy Ngerng, about what he can do in the witness box where he was to be cross-examined by PM Lee’s lawyer, Davinder Singh. Justice Lee allowed Ngerng to object …

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Ngerng out to hurt PM, twist the knife: Davinder Singh

Blogger Roy Ngerng spent Thursday in the witness box as Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s lawyer Davinder Singh carried out a precise, methodical cross-examination, claiming that Ngerng’s expressions of remorse and apology were “false”. It was the second gruelling day of cross-examinations in the hearing to assess the amount of damages to be paid to PM Lee. Ngerng had spent …

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Lee Hsien Loong vs Roy Ngerng – trial titbits

• The queue to the courtroom where the hearing for damaged to be awarded to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in his defamation suit against Roy Ngerng was filled by about 8.30am. By the time the trial started at 10am, half of those in the queue found themselves still outside the courtroom. • The Online Citizen understands that a number …

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PM Lee to Roy Ngerng: “We are not here to play games”

Blogger Roy Ngerng and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong traded barbs in court on Wednesday, with the latter getting increasingly and visibly exasperated by Ngerng’s long list of questions during over seven hours of cross-examination. Lee took the stand on the first day of a scheduled three-day court hearing to determine the amount of damages that Ngerng will be ordered to …

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