Tag: Heng Swee Keat

“PAP’s policy of meritocracy has been a great equaliser for women”—Heng Swee Keat

Singapore—At the PAP Women’s Wing annual conference, Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat underlined the importance for ruling party PAP to adhere closely to the principles which “won the trust of generations of Singaporeans.” Mr Heng was the keynote speaker at the conference on September 14,...

Heng Swee Keat: ‘Cut from the same cloth’ as the Lee family?

Singapore—As talk of the upcoming General Election has heated up due to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s announcement on Wednesday, September 4, that the Electoral Boundaries Committee has officially been convened, extra attention is now being paid to the designated heir apparent, who was...

SDP’s Chee Soon Juan: Singaporeans have “lost a lot of confidence” in PM Lee

Speaking at a media doorstop this morning (August 4) at Yuhua Village Market and Food Centre, SDP’s Secretary-General Dr Chee Soon Juan says Singaporeans have “lost a lot of confidence” in Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s leadership. Dr Chee commented on previous elections saying the...

Heng Swee Keat apparently least respected amongst other prominent leaders: Poll

Tan Kin Lian, a former presidential candidate, posted a poll on his Facebook page about ten days ago on July 13, asking his followers which leader they respected the most. The former Chief Executive Officer of NTUC Income gave his subscribers of social media only...

Is the time ripe for PM Lee to call for the next GE?

Singapore—Speculations have arisen afresh that the time is ripe for Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong to call for the next General Election, although he actually has until April 2021 to do so. Current global economic conditions could be the deciding factor that would determine...

DPM Heng stresses importance of preparing to stay healthy in one’s senior years

Singapore— The country’s Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister, Heng Swee Keat, participated in a 12-kilometer charity heritage walk, a fundraising activity for Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) on Sunday, June 22. During his remarks at the event, Mr Heng made reference to the results...

Workers’ Party reiterates stance on GST Hike: “A lack of clarity, transparency and justification”

On Monday, Workers’ Party (WP) reiterated their stance with regards to the proposed plan to raise Goods and Services Tax (GST), saying that the latter lacked “clarity, transparency and justification”. They added that the issue was discussed once again by Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee...

Lim Tean: You must realise by now that the “Merdeka” Package is a total sham

In yet another determined social media post, Chief of People’s Voice Party, Lim Tean, called out the incumbents on Merdeka Package’subsidy for MediShield Life premiums. The Merdeka Generation Package offers healthcare subsidies to Singaporeans born between 1950–1959. At present, as part of the Merdeka Package,...

DPM Heng says 4G leaders will build a government that will work with people, as well as for them

Singapore—The country’s Deputy Prime Minister, Heng Swee Keat, recently emphasised the commitment of 4G leaders to work with Singaporeans concerning policies around vital issues such as housing, social mobility, and environmental sustainability. According to DPM Heng, in order to come up with better policies and...

PM Lee on weeklong leave, DPM Heng temporarily in charge

Singapore— If you go walking around on one of the warm sunny days this week, you may just bump into the Prime Minister, Lee Hsien Loong, who is taking a week off from June 10, Monday, to June 16, Sunday. He wrote that he may...