Tag: Covid-19 response

Faisal Manap: Did in-principle President Halimah Yacob know the exact amount of our reserves?

UPDATE (as of June 10, 5.50pm) :  DPM Heng addressed the following points in the Fortitude Budget Debate Round-Up Speech on 5 June 2020: C17. Mr Faisal Manap and Mr Dennis Tan asked if the President was given information on the amount available in the reserves when the Government...

Facebook user’s premonition if there are no checks and balances on PAP

A Facebook user has gone public with a rather gloomy premonition for Singapore, claiming that should there be no checks and balances on the ruling People's Action Party (PAP), the country will in no time become a Third World nation. The unabashed post by Mr...

“Circuit breaker” term attributed to Gan Kim Yong’s electrical engineering background

Some people have hypothesised online that the reason for Singapore's use of the term "circuit breaker" during the Covid-19 pandemic could be due to the educational background of Health Minister Gan Kim Yong. According to his page on the Prime Minister's Office Singapore website, Mr Gan, who has...

SDP calls on Government to raise wages, reduce rental, and suspend GST

The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) has issued a statement calling on the Government to implement specific measures in response to the effects of Covid-19 on the nation. https://www.facebook.com/yoursdp/posts/10158758890733455 The SDP on Tuesday (March 21) published a statement on its website stipulating specific measures it is urging...