Tag: Tan Chuan Jin

Students perform traditional NZ waiata on flight home to Singapore to say thank you to SIA staff

Singapore—When the Covid-19 crisis is done, perhaps our most enduring memories will be of the kindness and thoughtfulness human beings extended to one another, in acts both big and small. A group of six Singaporean students from the New Zealand School of Dance sang and...

Netizens give thumbs up to Tan Chuan Jin’s “apt” Covid-19 Avengers meme

Singapore – Speaker of Parliament Tan Chuan Jin, shared an “apt” Avengers meme depicting Singapore’s response to Covid-19 which was widely accepted by the online community, with many thanking him for the much-needed humour. On Friday (March 27), Mr Tan took to Facebook to share...

Drinking Tiger beer will not destroy Covid-19: Tan Chuan-Jin

Singapore – Speaker of Parliament Tan Chuan-Jin has debunked claims that drinking Tiger beer and beating oneself on the head with a flowering branch will destroy Covid-19. Mr Tan took to Facebook early on Sunday morning (March 22) to warn against false news and advice...

Tan Chuan Jin visits different supermarkets to check on ground status following Malaysia’s restriction of movement order

Singapore – Speaker of Parliament Tan Chuan Jin visited a couple of supermarkets to check up the ground status following Malaysia's movement restriction order and saw that Singaporeans were "calm and steady." After his Meet the People Session on Monday night (Mar 17), Mr Tan...

Tan Chuan Jin gleefully posts about “Singaporize”, a word used in The Financial Times

Singapore— Tan Chuan Jin, the country’s Speaker of the Parliament, gleefully took to Facebook on Sunday (Mar 15) about a “new word” i.e. “Singaporise," posting two photos of screenshots of articles from the Financial Times (FT) and Business Insider, both of which use the...

Speaker of Parliament Tan Chuan Jin’s comments rile up netizen

Singapore – A Twitter dialogue occurred between Speaker of Parliament Tan Chuan-Jin and a netizen because the latter got affected by what the speaker wrote, implying that he described Singaporeans to be 'idiots.' On February 8, a day after the Disaster Outbreak Response System Condition...

Tan Chuan-Jin on fake Wuhan news: “This is not a political game that is unfolding is it?”

Singapore -- The Speaker of Parliament, Mr Tan Chuan-Jin, took to social media earlier on Wednesday (Jan 29) to call out netizens who spread fake news meant to smear politically. Mr Tan shared an image of a false post by a netizen. It read: "PAP...

Netizens say old lady pushing cardboard “is as good as dead”

A photo of an elderly lady circulating online has earned many disapproving comments from netizens about the cost of living and the extremes that elderly people have to resort to in order to make money. In the image, a woman can be seen pushing a...

Beyond partisanship: Opposition leader Low Thia Khiang joins PAP MPs for Jakarta visit

Singapore—Opposition leader and longtime Member of Parliament (MP) Low Thia Khiang is currently with MPs from the ruling People’s Action Party (PAP) on a trip to Jakarta, Indonesia. The Singaporean delegation is made up of by Speaker of Parliament Tan Chuan-Jin, and PAP MPs Joan...

Tan Chuan-Jin challenges Singaporeans to ‘fully embrace’ ageing, ’make it work for us all’

Singapore—Speaker of Parliament and People’s Action Party (PAP) Seniors Group chairman Tan Chuan-Jin spoke to over 400 members of the PAP Seniors Group at the each Garden restaurant in Hotel Miramar on October 13, Sunday, challenging everyone to “reframe” the narrative on ageing, saying...