Tag: Tan Cheng Bock

PSP’s Michelle Lee on lowering the voting age, “We are already behind the times”

Singapore—At the launch of the country’s newest political party, Progress Singapore Party (PSP) on August 3, headed by former PAP MP Dr Tan Cheng Bock, one of the more prominent voices heard was that of Michelle Lee,  formerly of the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP). Ms...

Chee Soon Juan concedes leadership of opposition to Dr Tan Cheng Bock

Speaking at a media doorstop at Yuhua Village Market and Food Centre, Dr Chee Soon Juan conceded that Dr Tan Cheng Bock was best suited to unify the opposition. Dr Chee is the secretary-General of the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) and on Aug 2, he...

ESM Goh says Tan Cheng Bock has “lost his way”; blames himself for who Tan has now become

In a startling Facebook admission today, Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong wrote that Dr Tan Cheng Bock has “lost his way”. At the public launch of the Progress Singapore Party on Saturday (August 3), Dr Tan briefly mentioned how the late Mr Lee Kuan...

Who is attacking imaginary enemies? Dr Tan or ESM Goh?

By: Ravi Philemon Former Prime Minister of Singapore, Goh Chok Tong, has taken a dig at Dr Tan Cheng Bock in his Facebook. Mr Goh said: "Tan Cheng Bock says that Lee Kuan Yew invited him to join the PAP. Ouch! He omits to say that...

Rapping of Rapper Subhas Nair: E-Pay. Tap or Scan. All Also Can. Looks like Not All Can – If Ever

How quickly can events unfold, with each stumbling over the last in a series of developments that will take Singapore a couple of steps backward for every step forward in its effort to be colour-blind in inter-racial relations. Will we ever be? Electronic payments provider...

Catch the livestream of Progress Singapore Party’s launch

The Progress Singapore Party was launched by Founders Dr Tan Cheng Bock and Mr Lee Yung Hwee. The two currently serve as Secretary-General and Assistant Secretary General. https://www.facebook.com/TheIndependentSG/videos/512030676209874/?__xts__=68.ARA6u9_WlvLzsD4Vdj8pKDGKFrUyvEJg0wlCGeqlA71VJhAMOdrFkylvGkR7P_l_4EM6LgB5hRGC9UCWSYf6fuFsJAUApPWbOed1k-7OuEvgUD2JjVUsXpIe4FzAKSv9x5xlve9Q7UYFufjIHpwqALKBX8MJ8lFDkdcpjfdAWUB0P4JDmpYpRJW9hToehx6DNwMJM3yTey4sjziK0Du6SsZozb8Im9Yn-pIov-sbGK0Z6wqhLR1-b1Nztf4vtEP4iarZVcNfeRaoqQQ3gFsADHJoVha2-BxjacHSEDI-1etjFRk54ePZVMTDTJWKjvNTgjWu_57C9scOJbLN7Mxciuhoa9S_AFEHJsGpF8bfE9JihpJoMoMbeeRh2p9JJPd-QhSRU7v5eDjajWFHcFRpXTG5jRERjaXs0dUPTQCzSgKdeYNii8oH&__tn__=-R At his party's official introduction to the public on Saturday (Aug 3), Dr Tan listed issues he said were...

Tan Cheng Bock repeats: I still welcome Lee Hsien Yang to join PSP

At the public launch of the Progress Singapore Party (PSP), party Chief Dr Tan Cheng Bock announced that Lee Hsien Yang, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s younger brother, is still welcome to join the party. In the weeks leading up to the official launch of...

Veteran journalist says Dr Tan Cheng Bock’s words ring of sincerity unlike many other politicians

Veteran journalist Bertha Henson has noted that Dr Tan Cheng Bock - a former People's Action Party (PAP) parliamentarian who has formed his own opposition party, the Progress Singapore Party (PSP) - is "like a dog who refuses to let go of his bone." Ms...

Local news site claims “Progress Singapore Party’s vague, feel-good statements will not win Singaporeans”

Local news site RICE Media has claimed that the "Progress Singapore Party’s vague, feel-good statements will not win Singaporeans," in an article published after the party's press conference that was held last Friday (26 July). On Sunday (28 July), RICE Media - which calls itself...

“You are a new hope” – Renewed calls urging Lee Hsien Yang to join the opposition pour forth

Countless Singaporeans are continually urging Lee Hsien Yang to join the opposition and contest the next General Election against the ruling People's Action Party (PAP), especially after he wholeheartedly expressed his support for the Progress Singapore Party (PSP). At the PSP's inaugural press meet on Friday...