Tag: Tan Kin Lian

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...

Potential GE candidate says Singapore’s birth rate could improve if more women opt to stop working

Potential General Election (GE) candidate Tan Kin Lian has suggested that Singapore's low birth rate could improve if more women opted to stop working and stay home after marriage to produce and care for their children. 71-year-old Mr Tan Kin Lian is a businessman, social...

Tan Kin Lian’s followers suggest he use a photo of his dog for election campaigns

Former NTUC Income chief executive officer Tan Kin Lian left a rather crucial decision in the hands of the Internet – the choice of image for election campaign posters. Earlier today (July 8), he polled his followers on social media and asked them if he...

Tan Kin Lian offers to be President for a $1 salary – with a caveat

Former NTUC Income chief executive officer Tan Kin Lian has offered to be Singapore's next President and only demand a salary of $1 - with a caveat. He wants the front seat in the upper deck of double-decker buses to be reserved for him. In...

Former presidential candidate suggests app for elderly living alone, netizens chip in with solutions

Tan Kin Lian, a former chief executive officer of NTUC Income and a presidential candidate came up with a novel idea for the elderly to call their families for help in case of emergencies. Unfortunately, netizens did not take his idea too well. Mr Tan said that...

Former presidential candidate Tan Kin Lian posts photo with filter on it, jokes that he just spent a week in jail

Over the weekend, 2011 Presidential Election Candidate Tan Kin Lian posted an altered image of himself on social media, and joked that it was because he had just spent a week in jail. On Sunday (June 16), he used what seemed to be a filter...