Keyword : Parliament

  • A two-in-one statement about Singapore’s 4G leadership

    By: IPS Editor | Dec 12, 2018 | Hits: 1301

    The announcement on November 23 by the ruling People’s Action Party that there is consensus among its fourth-generation (4G) leaders for Finance Minister Mr Heng Swee Keat to be the first among equals has been met with a chorus of approval online. Those around the world with interests in Singapore will recognise the party’s effort…..

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

    By: admintest admintest | Jul 03, 2017 | Hits: 1223

    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: admintest admintest | Feb 06, 2017 | Hits: 2137

    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: admintest admintest | Jan 16, 2016 | Hits: 4873

    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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