Tag: Chan Chun Sing

Chan Chun Sing asks Dr Tan, Dr Tambyah for their plans to deal with Covid-19

Singapore -- The PAP's Chan Chun Sing has responded to opposition party leaders Dr Tan Cheng Bock and Dr Paul Tambyah's request for a debate with him and his party colleague Gan Kim Yong regarding their response to the Covid-19 pandemic. On Sunday (July 5),...

Chan Chun Sing says Covid-19 crisis should be the focus of all parties; netizens couldn’t agree more

Singapore – Members from the online community couldn't agree more with Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing's statement that the focus of all opposition parties right now should be getting through the Covid-19 crisis. Netizens added on the report and asked why then,...

Tan Cheng Bock slams Chan Chun Sing’s ‘political ploy’: “don’t use those old arguments in trying to convince Singaporeans”

Progress Singapore Party (PSP) chief Tan Cheng Bock said on July 3 that it is “very unlikely” that the People’s Action Party (PAP) would be ousted from government after the general election (GE), and that the ruling party should not try to fool or...

Netizens call Chan Chung Sing ‘arrogant’ for saying if NCMP scheme isn’t beneficial to WP, leave it to other parties

Singapore—At the Mandarin debate Zaobao Live: Face the Voters on July 2, one hot topic that was discussed was the Non-Constituency MP (NCMP) scheme. While the ruling People’s Action Party (PAP) leaders said that voting the opposition into Parliament is not needed because the NCMP...

Chan Chun Sing, Indranee Rajah: No such thing as a blank cheque for PAP

Singapore — By many accounts, the first debate for this year’s General Election went in favour of the Workers’ Party’s Jamus Lim, an economist contesting on the WP slate in the new Sengkang GRC. Professor Lim went head to head with the People's Action...

Chan Chun Sing on holding GE now: We must “learn to live in a Covid world”

Singapore -- In a recent interview on CNN International, Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing was asked why Singapore chose to hold elections, slated for July 10, during a pandemic and when facing challenges on the economy. Mr Chan replied that "we are...

As GE nears, PAP MPs announce 5-year upgrade plans for Tanjong Pagar, Holland-Bukit Timah

Singapore—As the General Election nears, some Members of Parliament are announcing upgrade plans for their GRCs. Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing, who is an MP for the Tanjong Pagar Group Representation Constituency, took to social media on June 21 to post a...

Netizens angry that 250,000 eggs thrown away due to oversupply

Netizens are lamenting the waste of the 250,000 eggs which were reported to have been thrown away due to the nation's oversupply. While many argued that the food could have been given to the poor and the needy, one hinted at Minister for Trade...

Bertha Henson: “CCS should be allowed to speak in his own way”

Singapore—In the fourth of a series of National Broadcasts, Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing spoke on Sunday (June 14) on Making a Living in a COVID-19 World. underlining that the Government's foremost priority is to grow new businesses and create jobs for...

PSP’s Leong Mun Wai on PAP speeches: “Some concrete ideas finally but no coherent plan”

Singapore -- A Progress Singapore Party (PSP) leader has commented again on another National Broadcast, this time that of Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing on Sunday (June 14). Mr Chan had spoken on the topic, Making A Living In A Covid-19 World. Mr...