Tag: Tan Cheng Bock

Dr Tan Cheng Bock advises on precautionary measures against haze

Even though former presidential candidate and general practitioner Tan Cheng Bock has hung up his stethoscope after 50 years in medicine, the doctor in him always offers words of advice. In light of the haze in Singapore hitting unhealthy levels as PSI exceeds 100 for...

Dr Tan Cheng Bock on poverty in Singapore: “many citizens do not even have enough to meet their basic needs”

Following the Progress Singapore Party’s (PSP) ‘PSP TALKS’ series, Dr Tan Cheng Bock shared the full speech of Yeoh Lam Keong, the former GIC Chief Economist and the session’s inaugural speaker. Dr Tan explained that through that talk, PSP joined the important national conversation on...

Tan Cheng Bock once again echoes for people to fight their fears, to “use fear as the reason to come out” and join him

Earlier today, during a trip to the headquarters of Facebook in Singapore, Dr Tan and his Central Executive Committee (CEC) members rather pointedly took photos in front of a wall that had the words, ‘What would you do if you weren’t afraid?’. This sentiment that...

Loke Hoe Yeong: Opposition cannot be ‘coalition of losers,’ must include party with seats in Parliament

Singapore— In his new book, The First Wave: JBJ, Chiam and the Opposition in Singapore, political analyst Loke Hoe Yeong, said that a viable opposition coalition needs to include the party which already has seats in Parliament. Mounting a challenge to the ruling People’s Action Party...

Who are the truly electable Opposition politicians?

How does an Opposition politician become electable? The People’s Action Party had tried in the past and even today to frame the question very differently: Should we even have an Opposition, indeed if Singaporeans want debate, they can have that by way of the...

A thrilling review of NUS academic’s ‘Is the People’s Action Party Here to Stay?’

Singapore— Curious to find the answer posed by the title of a new book, Is the People’s Action Party Here to Stay?, Analysing the Resilience of the One-Party Dominant State in Singapore published last month by Dr Bilveer Singh, Bertha Henson asked the author if the country’s ruling party could prepare for its own...

Tan Cheng Bock’s party invites Ex-GIC chief economist Yeoh Lam Keong to speak about inequality as part of series

The Progress Singapore Party (PSP), founded by Secretary-General Dr Tan Cheng Bock, has started a new series called ‘PSP TALKS’. For the first installment of the series, the party has invited former GIC chief economist Yeoh Lam Keong. As per their event description, Yeoh Lam Keong...

Did PSP bite back at ESM Goh’s comment with nod to Don Quixote?

At their National Day Celebration, a member of the Progress Singapore Party (PSP) performed a rendition of “The Impossible Dream” – a nod to the old-time classic theatre play, “I, Don Quijote”. Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong accused Dr Tan Cheng Bock of having...

Dr Tan Cheng Bock: “For some of them, fear has stopped them from coming forward to join me”

During the Progress Singapore Party (PSP)’s National Day dinner on Sunday (August 25), party founder and Secretary-General Dr Tan Cheng Bock gave a rousing speech calling for Singaporeans to come join him. The dinner was held at Concorde Hotel, and saw Singaporeans from many walks...

At PSP’s National Day Dinner: a song about a kind and compassionate society

Singapore—Fresh on the heels of its successful launch earlier this month, the country’s newest political party—Progress Singapore Party (PSP) celebrated it’s first National Day Dinner. PSP leader Dr Tan Cheng Bock, former PAP member who had served Singapore for 26 years as a Member of...