Tag: Goh Chok Tong

Did PSP bite back at ESM Goh’s comment with nod to Don Quixote?

At their National Day Celebration, a member of the Progress Singapore Party (PSP) performed a rendition of “The Impossible Dream” – a nod to the old-time classic theatre play, “I, Don Quijote”. Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong accused Dr Tan Cheng Bock of having...

ESM Goh made veiled remarks about Tan Cheng Bock at the Chiam See Tong Sports Fund gala dinner

Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong made rather deliberate remarks at the Chiam See Tong Sports Fund gala dinner, praising veteran opposition politician Chiam See Tong. ESM Goh was the guest of honour at the event, and during his speech, described Chim as a “well-meaning,...

ESM Goh says Tan Cheng Bock has “lost his way”; blames himself for who Tan has now become

In a startling Facebook admission today, Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong wrote that Dr Tan Cheng Bock has “lost his way”. At the public launch of the Progress Singapore Party on Saturday (August 3), Dr Tan briefly mentioned how the late Mr Lee Kuan...

Who is attacking imaginary enemies? Dr Tan or ESM Goh?

By: Ravi Philemon Former Prime Minister of Singapore, Goh Chok Tong, has taken a dig at Dr Tan Cheng Bock in his Facebook. Mr Goh said: "Tan Cheng Bock says that Lee Kuan Yew invited him to join the PAP. Ouch! He omits to say that...

MAS warns of website using ESM Goh’s name to solicit bitcoin investments

Singapore—On July 31, Wednesday, the Monetary Authority (MAS) issued a warning concerning statements on a website accredited to Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong encouraging people to deposit money into Bitcoin Loophole, since ESM Goh never made those statements at all. According to MAS this...

Netizen claims to have figured out Ho Ching’s minimum salary with some assistance from Mrs Goh Chok Tong

Under the guise of anonymity, yet another netizen thought that they had cracked the code and figured out the CEO of Temasek Holdings Mdm Ho Ching’s salary. However, this time, the netizen claims to have done so with the ‘help’ of Mrs Goh Chok...

ESM Goh is back in office 2 days after angioplasty

Singapore— Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong announced on his Facebook page on Thursday, July 25, that he was back in his office after he had undergone a medical procedure on his arteries. The country’s former second Prime Minister is 78 years old. He recounted...

ESM Goh shares photos of his “staunch supporters” as rumours that he will be phased out in next GE resound

Emeritus Senior Minister (ESM) Goh Chok Tong has posted photos of his "staunch supporters" in Marine Parade on social media, even as rumours that he will be lifted out of the constituency in the next General Election (GE) resound. In a Facebook post published on...

‘Hong Kong deserves democracy. But…we do not often get what we deserve’ Lee Kuan Yew in 1992

Singapore — According to now-declassified files in the National Archives in London, how Singapore’s Founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew outspokenly criticized the way the United Kingdom handled issues in Hong Kong led Britain to believe that Singapore may have had its own agenda...

PAP’s natural aristocrats are not going to disappear into the sunset

When Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong, 78, wrote in Facebook about feeling his age, I could not help thinking to myself: How has Dr Mahathir Mohamad, 93, been managing since he came back last year to be PM of Malaysia for the second...