Tag: PAP

SDP’s Bryan Lim issues hard-hitting clapback against PAP candidate who insinuated they were “lazy”

The Singapore Democratic Party’s (SDP) Bryan Lim Boon Heng took issue with an earlier comment made by a People’s Action Party (PAP) candidate who suggested the SDP members were “lazy”. In a social media post earlier today (July 12), Mr Lim shared photos of SDP...

SDP repeats claim that the PAP keeps copying its lead, as it prepares to launch education policy for next GE

The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) has repeated its claim that the ruling People's Action Party (PAP) keeps copying its lead, as it announced the upcoming launch of its education policy. In a statement released on Saturday (6 July), the SDP gave examples of how the...

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...

Janil Puthucheary is PAP’s new Party Whip

Singapore – Senior Minister of State for Transport and Communications & Information, Janil Puthucheary, has been appointed as the new party whip of the ruling People’s Action Party (PAP) effected June 6 (Thursday). Dr Puthucheary took over the position from Trade and Industry Minister Chan...

Heng Swee Keat: If my party does not deliver what it promises, it’s out

Switzerland — Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) Heng Swee Keat, who was in Switzerland recently for the 49th St Gallen Symposium, gave an interview to Swiss newspaper Neue Zürcher Zeitung (NZZ) on several topics pertaining to the local and global economy, including what he perceives...

Paul Tambyah could have easily become a Minister if he joined the PAP: Chee Soon Juan

Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) secretary-general, Dr Chee Soon Juan, said today that the party's chairman, Dr Paul Tambyah, could have become a minister had he joined the ruling party but Dr Tambyah did not do so because he believes in the values of the...

Bold Lianhe Zaobao editorial whacks MOH, SAF, SingPost, SMRT and Singapore Power as it calls on Govt to “restore public confidence”

Lianhe Zaobao has whacked several Government-linked organisations in a rather bold editorial, calling on the authorities to correct flaws and "restore public confidence". Published today, the Chinese daily asserted that a series of lapses by "public service companies recent years have swayed some people's confidence in...

Heng Swee Keat, “My doctors have given me a clean bill of health”

While many Singaporeans greeted the news that Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat has been appointed first assistant secretary-general of ruling People’s Action Party (PAP), concerns about Heng’s health also surfaced, given the fact that he suffered a stroke two and a half years ago,...

Chee Soon Juan: The PAP is not Singapore, and Singapore is not PAP

In a post on social media on Friday, November 16, Secretary-General of the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) Chee Soon Juan was responding to allegations made by Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong. In his post on the SDP blog, Mr Chee said, “ESM Goh Chok...

Calvin Cheng in support of Ong Ye Kung, says, even “Goh Chok Tong was chosen by the 2G over the objections of LKY”

It seems that the omission of Education Minister Ong Ye Kung within the PAP’s outgoing Central Executive Committee (CEC) has caused quite a stir. Many have also expressed their disappointment that this means Ong is out of the running to succeed Prime Minister Lee...