Tag: Masagos Zulkifli

Netizens question whether new candidate Ivan Lim is fit to contest in the GE, but PAP stands by their man

Singapore—Trouble may be brewing for one of the new candidates presented by the ruling People’s Action Party (PAP), who was among the new faces presented by the party on the first day of candidate introductions. Ivan Lim Shaw Chuan, age 42, was introduced on...

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...

Masagos: PAP won’t speculate whether Lee Hsien Yang will contest in GE

Singapore—Waves were felt rippling through the country after it was announced on Wednesday (June 24) that Lee Hsien Yang, the son of Singapore’s founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew and younger brother of current Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, had officially joined the opposition...

PAP unveils four more new candidates for GE 2020

Singapore—On June 24, in a virtual press conference from its headquarters in New Upper Changi Road, the ruling People’s Action Party introduced four more new potential candidates for the upcoming General Election (GE), now scheduled for July 10. Earlier this morning, Deputy Prime Minister Heng...

Masagos Zulkifli: 5% increase in people meeting together in week before circuit breaker restrictions lifted

Singapore—Although the country’s Minister for the Environment and Water Resources, Masagos Zulkifli, noted in a Facebook post that there were zero community cases of Covid-19 on Monday (June 1), according to the Ministry of Health, he also pointed out that there has been a...

Writer asks Masagos Zulkifli to appeal to politicians to desist from politicking during Covid-19 crisis

Singapore—One writer has chosen to be vocal about “pandemic politicking” and has appealed to Masagos Zulkifli, Minister for the Environment and Water Resources, to ask politicians from different parties to desist from "potentially risky politicking” while Singapore is grappling with the coronavirus crisis. In a...

Masagos Zulkifli says it is a “good sign” that only 50 people caught without masks on 10th day of Circuit Breaker

Singapore—The country’s Minister for the Environment and Water Resources, Masagos Zulkifli, called it “a good sign” that only 50 people were found out and about in Singapore without face masks on Day 10 of the 28-day circuit break period on Thursday (Apr 16). The Minister...

High-level delegation to bilateral cooperation meeting in China composed of only 4G leaders

Chongqing—The team of officials currently on a visit to China for the 15th Joint Council for Bilateral Cooperation, are all members of the fourth generation (4G) of Singapore’s leaders. The co-chairman of the council, which is the highest-level bilateral platform between Singapore and China, is Deputy...

Masagos Zulkifli to Malay community: Big picture issues are important

Singapore—At an hour-long session with members of the Malay community, Minister-in-charge of Muslim Affairs and Minister for the Environment and Water Resources Masagos Zulkifli expressed appreciation that the big picture of Singapore’s future and well-being, as well as everyday issues, were given attention to...

Minister Masagos criticises Tesla cars saying they prioritize lifestyle, not climate

Last year, Elon Reeve Musk FRS co-founder, CEO, and product architect of Tesla said in a tweet that the Singapore government is not supportive of electric vehicles. In an interview on Wednesday (August 21) with Bloomberg, Minister for Environment and Water Resources Masagos Zulkifli shot...