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

    By: IPS Editor | Dec 12, 2018 | Hits: 1058

    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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  • The politics of Budget 2018: Lots of persuasion needed

    By: admintest admintest | Feb 21, 2018 | Hits: 1665

    In Budget 2015, and prior to the previous general election, then Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam said the Government had provided sufficiently for increased spending by the state till the end of the decade. This was, at the time, and still is, read by Singaporeans as a promise that there would be no increase in broad-based…..

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

    By: admintest admintest | Jul 03, 2017 | Hits: 1119

    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: 1971

    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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  • Political Party Branding and the Perceptions of First-Time Voters

    By: admintest admintest | Sep 05, 2016 | Hits: 2036

    From January to April 2016, I conducted research on how first-time voters in the 2015 General Election perceived political parties here. This was part of my final-year independent study module at the National University of Singapore, for which I submitted a paper titled “Party Brand Perceptions Amongst First-time Voters in Singapore”. Examining political parties as…..

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