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  • Oxley Road Dispute: What’s at Stake in July 3 Session

    By: IPS Editor | Jul 03, 2017 | Hits: 375

    The parliamentary sitting scheduled for July 3 must not only help clarify the complicated matters relating to the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew’s property at 38, Oxley Road, but also uphold the image of governance in Singapore that he and generations of national leaders have painstakingly built over the years. The allegations made about the…..

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  • Keeping Singapore Politics Focused on Substance

    By: IPS Editor | Feb 06, 2017 | Hits: 1069

    We recently bid farewell to a tumultuous 2016, where years of dysfunctional politics came to a head and led to the unlikely election of Donald Trump in the US and closer to home, Rodrigo Duterte in the Philippines. While Singapore has remained unaffected so far, politics around the world has changed and politicians everywhere need…..

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  • [The Angle] “Refreshing” Singapore’s Political System

    By: IPS Editor | Jan 16, 2016 | Hits: 2657

    President Tony Tan’s speech at the opening of the 13th Parliament last night was very comprehensive. It covered the key areas of policy for the government as Singapore moves beyond its 50th year of independence — securing peace and our sovereignty; renewing the economy; developing a caring society; improving urban liveability and fostering an engaged…..

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