Tag: PAP

SDP taking the lead, PAP playing catch-up: Chee Soon Juan

https://www.facebook.com/cheesoonjuan/videos/210273086824828/?__xts__=68.ARA-6IGJhz0u1HaqPjc4W5U-VjMVG7sVDspSHY5sh0PwaFV4dVtItkEaF7R7vcHwKNv3flF9gwMCtk1a5oUWi-wNLOu8OUJk2X3TdPgd83JibrmEfJFF5EPh6YjipC4BzduWr8DzWaFivipO2qI5E7ZQ81sC36NJ5AyWq1lulmG2CJ7fLj9gF_5gGUBvMxpSmu4rTLQt1xa8h2m0q-F82Qfd-TEjeBQSYytF2SFNUp3Fl2ELJJJPF28SjFZZ2mE9sqI8YrCE-ZRYZ6F08Ddoza_JR3wEsSpWmAPQ-J6ioQsV1gwXh4_7xO-56xszCks_X3_wyAx5nCvgO_gMz0TbCv6UVE16DQ&__tn__=-R Singapore -- The People's Action Party is merely following the lead of the Singapore Democratic Party in recent decisions on policies for the country. This is the claim by SDP leader Chee Soon Juan in a video released on Friday (Feb 21). The video was...

Dr Tan Cheng Bock says “more can be done” for the Budget

SINGAPORE -- “we believe more can be done”, was Dr Tan Cheng Bock’s take towards this year’s Budget. In a Facebook post yesterday (Feb 20), the 79-year-old Secretary-General of the Progress Singapore Party (PSP) commented that both PSP’s, and the government’s budgets were expansionary. Dr Tan...

SDP calls on Govt not to increase GST to 9% because of COVID-19 outbreak

The Singapore Democratic Party, in a statement on its website on Wednesday (Feb 12), has called on the Government not to increase the Goods and Services Tax (GST). The GST, which was introduced in 1994, has risen through the years. Beginning at 3 per cent,...

ISIS supporter, 17, is the youngest person detained under ISA

Singapore -- A 17-year-old ISIS supporter has become the youngest person to be detained under the Internal Security Act (ISA). According to straitstimes.com, the secondary school student was radicalised in 2017 through online propaganda after a "foreign online contact" led him to online pro-ISIS groups....

Lim Tean says PAP incompetent in dealing with coronavirus issue

People's Voice founder Lim Tean took to Facebook on Feb 9 to discuss Malaysia's consideration on how it will regulate the entry of Singaporeans. The 11.07 am post also featured a picture of the front page of a Feb 9 issue of Sin Chew...

PAP MP on why she wore mask during visit to block with coronavirus patient

Singapore -- A ruling party MP has responded to a Facebook post by an opposition politician that criticised her for wearing a mask during a visit to a block with one of Singapore's coronavirus patients. People's Power Party politician Goh Meng Seng had criticised Ms Cheng...

Facebook post by losing Aljunied GRC candidate draws the ire of netizens

There has been criticism online of a People's Action Party candidate who lost in the 2015 General Election for saying that "many Singaporeans don't realise the value of our community grassroots network". The statement was made in a Facebook post by Mr Victor Lye on...

As PAP’s 4G faces upcoming GE, Chan Chun Sing says his vision for Singapore is to ‘defy the odds of history’

Singapore—At the annual conference of the Institute of Policy Studies’ (ISP) Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat and Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing put forth their vision for the future of the country, as the fourth generation of leaders head to the...

GE2020: Towards more new normal or a newer, unexciting normal?

A very happy new year to everyone. We will start 2020 with one simple question: Is Singapore still in a period of more new normal ushered in by the Workers’ Party’s capture of a GRC in 2011? Or is it settling down into an...

Lim Tean: People’s Voice is PAP’s most feared opponent

Singapore—On Tuesday (Dec 31), lawyer and opposition politician Lim Tean declared in a Facebook post that the political party that he founded, People’s Voice, is the party that ruling People’s Action Party (PAP) most fears. Mr Lim began his post with the premise that PAP’s...