Tag: PAP

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...

Is Ong Ye Kung out of the running for the next PM?

It appears as though the field for the next PAP nominee for Prime Minister has just narrowed from 3 to 2, with Education Minister Ong Ye Kung no longer in the running as a possible successor to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong for the...

Lim Tean questions if Ho Ching is a member of the PAP after her prominent presence at party elections

Following the People’s Action Party (PAP) elections held at the Singapore Expo on Sunday, November 11, Lim Tean, chair of new Party People’s Voice took to social media to call out the Chief Executive Officer of Temasek Holdings for being dressed in all white...

Chee Soon Juan calls out Lee Hsien Loong on empty promises made, following transport-fare hike

After the announcement on October 30 where the Public Transport Council (PTC) said that this year’s fare increase was around 4.3 percent, Singaporeans expressed much indignation all round. Chief of the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) took the opportunity to call out Prime Minister Lee...

Video of PAP volunteer being chased off by a resident after asking if he was local or foreigner recirculates

If there is one thing that Singaporeans dislike, it is being asked if they are locals or foreigners. A video of a volunteer from the People’s Action Party (PAP) being chased off by a resident after asking if he was a local or foreigner...