Tag: national day rally

ESM Goh thinks the issue of pre-school education will be a “game-changer”

The People’s Action Party (PAP) Members of Parliament (MPs) have started their walkabouts and feeling out the sentiments on the ground. Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong and the MPs from Marine Parade Group Representation Committee (GRC) met with Grassroots leaders at Wisma Geylang Serai...

73-year old man tells SDP of PM Lee: “So he expects me to work till 1000 years old?”

The Singapore Democratic Party’s (SDP) Bryan Lim Boon Heng met a 73-year old man during his walkabout yesterday (August 22) evening. A burning issue on the elderly man’s mind was Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s announcement of raising the retirement age and re-employment age to...

Tan Kin Lian: PM Lee used colourful charts and PowerPoints in past rallies as well. They did not solve the problems then.

Following Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s National Day Rally held on Sunday (August 18), former presidential candidate Tan Kin Lian shared some of his thoughts. During the rally, PM Lee Hsien Loong announced a slew of changes to education and retirement policies. On the overall rally,...

mrbrown calls out NTU’s ‘kukubird’ freshman orientation chant

Prominent blogger mrbrown or Lee Kin Mun shared a photo following Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s National Day Rally, calling out the freshmen at Nanyang Technological University. NTU is currently investigating inappropriate student behaviour at one of its freshman orientation camps. A video that was shared...

When the government gives you a chicken wing, they want to take away the whole chicken :SDP on PM Lee’s National Day Rally

During the National Day Rally, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong outlined plans on education, retirement age and climate change concerns at the National Day Rally. The Singapore Democratic Party’s chairman Dr Paul Tambyah delivered his response to the speech shortly after, late last night. Education Prime...

PM Lee to deliver National Day Rally speech on Sunday, Aug 18

Singapore— Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong is scheduled to deliver his National Day Rally speech this coming Sunday, August 18. The venue for this year’s delivery is the Institute of Technical Education at PM Lee’s own GRC, at 2 Ang Mo Kio Drive, Singapore 567720. From...

PM Lee : Singapore’s poor should have a chance to ‘improve their lives’

On October 14, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong spoke with 530 grassroots leaders at a post-National Day Rally dialogue organized by the People's Association. In the closed-door talk, PM Lee underlined the need for "social mobility", saying that as Singapore continues to progress as...

Singaporeans slam Khaw Boon Wan who claims “Price of 50-year-old HDB flat can appreciate over the next 10 years”

Singaporeans were thrown into further uncertainty regarding the 99-year leases of Housing Development Board (HDB) flats after Minister for Transport Khaw Boon Wan announced on Sunday, September 2, that those who buy a 50-year-old HDB flat today can expect prices to continue to appreciate...

PM Lee just might’ve been right about the WiFi; Singapore’s data usage goes up 24 per cent

During his National Day Rally held on August 19, Prime Minister advised Singaporeans to cut down on their 4G usage when they are outside in efforts to better manage the rising cost of living. However, Prime Minister’s advice hardly sat well with Singaporeans, as many...

Ho Ching shares link for HDB flat rentals amidst nationwide debate on 99-year leases

Yesterday evening, the Chief Executive Officer of Temasek and Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s wife shared a link on her Facebook page to Housing Development Board (HDB) flat rentals on propertyguru.com.sg. While usually, this would hardly mean anything other than what it is, her...