Tag: Chee Soon Juan

Singaporeans happy over pleasant encounters between Tharman Shanmugaratnam & Dr Chee Soon Juan

Singapore—While campaigning can get very ugly indeed, Singaporean netizens have been thrilled to see the opposite, when members of different parties have crossed paths and show civility and goodwill. On Sunday, July 5, a reader submitted a 10-second video to media outfit Mothership, showing...

Women’s Rights Group AWARE calls out PAP for using domestic violence analogy to denounce Dr Chee Soon Juan

Singapore -- The Association of Women for Action and Research (AWARE) took to social media to call out a press statement released by the People's Action Party (PAP) where the party used an analogy involving spousal abuse to denounce Dr Chee Soon Juan. The statement released...

PN Balji: The 10-million population fiasco

At least there is some finality to the population debate. "Let me be clear. The government has never proposed or targeted for Singapore to increase the population to 10 million," said DPM Heng Swee Keat. That was not all. "And if we look at today's situation,...

GE: 10 million reasons why we are in a state of stagnation

The 10-million population hoo-ha is not really about Chee Soon Juan. It is more about Heng Swee Keat – and not a small dilemma confronting Singaporeans in this General Election. It is no secret that the People’s Action Party has never had much liking or...

Tan Cheng Bock says 10 million population is “too much for this country”

During a walkabout at Teck Whye Lane on Friday (Jul 3), Progress Singapore Party (PSP) Chief Dr Tan Cheng Bock commented that a 10 million population target “is too much for this country”. He added, “I don't know whether the figure was plucked from somewhere...

“Dr Huang Chih-Mei, wife of SDP’s Chee Soon Juan: “Please don’t lose heart on Singapore”

In a candid Facebook take-over, Dr Huang Chih-Mei, wife of Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) leader Dr Chee Soon Juan, has shared an encouraging message for SDP supporters amid Singapore's 2020 General Elections (GE). Dr Huang published a message to SDP supporters via the Facebook page...

A semblance of what Parliament should look like?

A live debate "Singapore Votes 2020 -- The Political Debate", was held on Jul 1, with one member from the People’s Action Party (PAP), Progress Singapore Party (PSP), Singapore Democratic Party (SDP), and Workers’ Party (WP) taking part. The representative members from each party showed...

Online GE Chatter: “East Coast, East Coast”, Wong vs Khor, and Chee Soon Juan a gentleman

1. Heng Swee Keat's redundant "East Coast" speech has left many scratching their heads.  Singapore's Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat delivered a Nomination Day speech which many found amusing and ... confusing. After announcing that the People's Action Party "has a plan",...

Online Chatter: Lee Hsien Yang not contesting, second showdown between SDP and PAP, WP faces off with DPM Heng

TISG has chanced upon some interesting online chatter that tool place on June 29. 1. Netizens are "disappointed" that Lee Hsien Yang is not contesting in the 2020 GE. In a lengthy Facebook post, Progress Singapore Party member Lee Hsien Yang announced that he would not...

SDP’s Chee Soon Juan calls out MP Murali Pillai over delays in Bukit Batok

Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) Secretary-General Chee Soon Juan took a swipe at current Bukit Batok SMC Member of Parliament (MP) Murali Pillai on Facebook yesterday, June 25. In the post, Dr Chee brought up delayed projects and areas which pose a safety hazard to...