Tag: Tan Kin Lian

“Absurd comments” showdown: Tan Kin Lian likened to Ho Ching for controversial statements

Businessman and social activist Tan Kin Lian has been likened to Ho Ching after he posted a rather blatant proposal on handling the Covid-19 virus among foreign workers. Finding his statement to be "rather absurd," Redditors compared him to the Prime Minister's wife, who is known...

“Stop testing the foreign workers:” Tan Kin Lian draws sarcasm from netizens for blatant statement

Singaporean businessman and social activist Tan Kin Lian has recently drawn sarcasm from netizens after publishing a blatant proposition to stop testing foreign workers in order to lower the Covid-19 count in Singapore. Lost for words, many Singaporeans resorted to commenting on Mr Tan's post...

Lim Tean: S’poreans should be allowed to withdraw CPF in times of need, uses M’sia as example

Singapore – Opposition party leader Lim Tean urged the Government to consider allowing Singaporeans to withdraw from their Central Provident Fund (CPF) "at this time of great need." The leader of the People's Voice party shared a post on Monday (Mar 23) by social activist...

Tan Kin Lian says Singaporeans lack common sense and “cannot distinguish between what is real and what is imaginary”

Tan Kin Lian a former candidate for the presidency says Singaporeans lack common sense and "cannot distinguish between what is real and what is imaginary". In a media post on Thursday (Facebook, Nov 21) the former chief executive officer of NTUC Income wrote, "I have observed...

Activist Tan Kin Lian, PPP head Goh Meng Seng, to speak at Nov 23 PMD rally

Singapore—Former presidential hopeful Tan Kin Lian and opposition leader Goh Meng Seng will be speaking at the rally organised by Personal Mobility Device PMD riders that is scheduled for this Saturday, November 23, at 5:00 pm at Hong Lim Park. The programme flow for the...

Tan Kin Lian jokes about selling his rotten tooth for $2 to help The Online Citizen in their legal case against PM Lee

Former presidential candidate Tan Kin Lian–known for his quips online, and often cheeky comments–put his tooth up for auction saying he would “donate the proceeds to the TOC legal defence fund”. The Online Citizen, self-proclaimed as ‘a community blogging platform involved in political activism in...

Tan Kin Lian says that if he were faced with a demand letter from PM Lee, he would apologise but with some qualification

Former presidential candidate Tan Kin Lian shared some of his thoughts on a recent letter of demand that Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong had sent Terry Xu, Editor of The Online Citizen. PM Lee’s spokesperson issued a letter to sociopolitical website The Online Citizen (TOC),...

Tan Kin Lian: PM Lee used colourful charts and PowerPoints in past rallies as well. They did not solve the problems then.

Following Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s National Day Rally held on Sunday (August 18), former presidential candidate Tan Kin Lian shared some of his thoughts. During the rally, PM Lee Hsien Loong announced a slew of changes to education and retirement policies. On the overall rally,...

Tan Kin Lian questions why Josephine Teo is both manpower minister, and in-charge of population policies

Former NTUC Income chief executive officer Tan Kin Lian took to social media once again, this time questioning the dual-role of Manpower Minister and Second Minister of Home Affairs Josephine Teo. In a post on social media, Mr Tan remarked, “I am surprised that the...

Heng Swee Keat apparently least respected amongst other prominent leaders: Poll

Tan Kin Lian, a former presidential candidate, posted a poll on his Facebook page about ten days ago on July 13, asking his followers which leader they respected the most. The former Chief Executive Officer of NTUC Income gave his subscribers of social media only...