Tag: Goh Chok Tong

ESM Goh says that, unlike Mahathir, he is able to enjoy the simple pleasures of life

Singapore -- In a comparison with the Malaysian Prime Minister, Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong says that, unlike Dr Mahathir Mohamad, he is able to enjoy the simple pleasures of life. In Facebook post yesterday (Feb 24), Mr Goh wrote that: "It is a...

ESM Goh says Singaporeans need to be wary of and pay heed to POFMA

Emeritus Senior Minister (ESM) Goh Chok Tong has warned Singaporeans not to spread fake news unknowingly and to be wary of or to fear POFMA, the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Act. In a Facebook post on Wednesday (Jan 29), ESM Goh wrote, “We...

ESM Goh goes full swing with CNY visits at Marine Parade

With Chinese New Year just around the corner, Emeritus Senior Minister (ESM) Goh Chok Tong has been going round Marine Parade Group Representation Constituency (GRC) to offer greetings and spend time with his constituents. On Sunday (Jan 19), Mr Goh visited Marine Parade Central Market...

ESM Goh seems to be taking a subtle dig at Dr Tan Cheng Bock by saying he has resolved to never lose his way this new year

In yet another veiled Facebook post, Emeritus Senior Minister (ESM) Goh Chok Tong wrote that he resolved to never lose his way this new year. Advising his Facebook followers, ESM wrote, “Resolved to watch with clarity, and never to lose my way. You too, should...

ESM Goh on climate change: “Singapore cannot afford to be “drowned” a hundred years from now”

Speaking to youths in Marine Parade, Emeritus Senior Minister (ESM) Goh Chok Tong emphasized the issue of climate change seriously. In a Facebook post on Monday (Dec 16), ESM said that he spoke to youth on volunteerism and advocacy. He added, “Two issues of interest...

ESM Goh announces that second volume of his biography is underway

Written by former Straits Times news editor Peh Shing Huei, Tall Order: The Goh Chok Tong Story won the first prize in the English (Adult) Category after being voted online by readers as the most popular non-fiction read of 2019. After congratulating Peh for his...

Goh Chok Tong endorses Heng Swee Keat and welcomes PAP leadership transition

Emeritus Senior Minister (ESM) Goh Chok Tong has expressed support for presumptive future prime minister Heng Swee Keat in a Facebook post published in the wake of the People's Action Party (PAP) convention that took place on 10 Nov. Mr Goh succeeded founding Prime Minister...

Heng Swee Keat stays mindful of lessons from LKY, GCT to care for Singapore’s seniors

Singapore—At an event for seniors on Sunday, October 13, Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat told those who had gathered together of the lessons he had received from Singapore’s founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, who was then Minister Mentor, as well as the...

“PSP eyeing Marine Parade” says ESM Goh after Tan Cheng Bock’s first party walkabout

Following the Progress Singapore Party (PSP)’s first walkabout today, Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong said the party helmed by Dr Tan Cheng Bock was “eyeing Marine Parade”. Members and volunteers of the PSP visited 29 constituencies across Singapore and received a warm welcome showing progress made by the...

Old video of Low Thia Khiang commenting on 38 Oxley Road issue recirculates on social media

An old video of Workers’ Party Member of Parliament (MP) speaking in Parliament about 38 Oxley Road has been re-circulated on social media. The YouTube video, published on an official channel ‘govsingapore’ and titled, ‘MP Low Thia Khiang seeking clarifications on 38 Oxley Road’ was...