Tag: Grace Fu

PAP’s Grace Fu states her 9 promises to the citizens in her latest video: Yuhua Townhall

On Nomination Day, Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Grace Fu released a video highlighting her nine promises to residents of Yuhua. Ms Fu started off by thanking residents for trusting her with the responsibility of being their leader for the past 14 years. She went...

PAP unveils more potential GE candidates

Singapore—The ruling People’s Action Party (PAP) is wasting no time in the run-up to the coming General Election (GE) on July 10. On its second day of introducing candidates to the public, the party presented 11 new faces who may serve in the country’s...

Facebook user disappointed over Grace Fu’s comments on racism and xenophobia

A Facebook user has voiced out his exasperation over Singapore Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Grace Fu's recent comments on how Covid-19 has brought about xenophobic sentiments among Singaporeans. He argued that for "sensible" Singaporeans, outrage over the inadherence to rules is a...

Grace Fu’s imagined “visceral reaction”: Singaporeans deserve better, really

Being xenophobic or racial – what exactly does that mean? I think the use of such words is a very lazy and unjustified way to dismiss Singaporeans’ legitimate concern that they are being treated as second-class citizens in their own country. Minister for Culture, Community...

Parliament amends constitution due to Covid-19 to allow House to “meet” in different locations

SINGAPORE – An article by The Straits Times released on Tuesday (May 5) reports that the House made a decision to legally make an amendment to the constitution, allowing Members of Parliament (MPs) to meet in different locations if needed. Covid-19 has managed to impact...

Grace Fu says she personally did not find anything problematic with “brownface” ad given the context

Minister for Culture, Community and Youth, Grace Fu, told a crowd of about 300 students yesterday (10 Dec) that she personally did not find anything problematic with the "brownface" NETS advertisement. In July this year, an advertisement for the government-led NETS E-Pay initiative drew severe backlash since...

Grace Fu: S$15 million more put aside for restoration of monuments

Singapore— Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Grace Fu said on October 15, Tuesday that an additional amount of S$15 million has been put aside for the use of monument owners’ restoration initiatives through 2024. The amount will be held by the National Heritage Board...

Grace Fu called out for being part of anti-‘chope’ movement when policeman ‘choped’ parking lot for her at community event

Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Grace Fu was called out earlier today for being part of the anti-chope movement, the cause that hopes to educate Singaporeans and discourage them from reserving seats at food courts and hawker centres. Fu was called out for allegedly...

PM Lee, other S’porean leaders respond swiftly to Sri Lanka terrorist attack

Singapore—Even as the world reeled in shock and horror from the heinous Easter Sunday bombing attacks in churches, hotels and other areas in Sri Lanka on April 21, Singapore’s officials joined other leaders around the globe who quickly condemned the acts of terror, including...

Ong for Defense, Grace Fu for Foreign Affairs, Indranee for Education? Analysts predict possibilities for next cabinet reshuffle

Changes in the cabinet are likely to occur by April 2019, and may be the last ones before the next General Elections, TODAY reported on November 29. The next GE must occur by 2021 but may actually be held as soon as late next...