Tag: PAP

Out of touch, Out of time

"The residents come first." This has become the mantra for a renewed PAP's 2015 campaign and it has been receiving positive reponse from the public. The PAP has been working hard to shed the image of being out of touch and complacent with the ground...

Will 2015 be another year of quarrels?

There seems to be some energy building up for the next general elections which has to be held by January 2017. That is still a good 24 months away, but political parties, both the ruling and the opposition parties, have been ramping up their...

Why PAP is still a good bet

Lee Hsien Loong
by Steven Lim I have been following the online discussions about PM's message during the annual party conference held recently. I find the online vitriol disheartening. You can't fault the PM for trying hard and for goodness sake, cut him some slack and stop nitpicking...

SingFirst’s reply to CNA on PM Lee’s speech

by singfirst Channel News Asia sought SingFirst's views regarding PM Lee's speech at the PAP party conference on 7 Dec 2014. He spoke about how the next GE will be a deadly serious fight, that it was about choosing the next government and not merely...

PAP Grassroots Leader Tells Unhappy Singaporeans to Get Out

Earlier this year a PAP official was seen telling Singaporeans that are unhappy with the state of affairs in the country that they should leave for other nations if they want to be happy. The message was sent out through social media and it...

A tale of two Singapores

By Donald Low and Sudhir Vadaketh These are the best of times and the worst of times in Singapore, the world’s only global city without a natural hinterland, whose prosperity and good governance are the envy of much of the world, and a model for...

Catherine Lim: mistrust is very real, even if it's a minority

At midnight yesterday, Catherine Lim penned yet another note- this time in response to the Singapore's Consul-General in Hong Kong, Jacky Foo. Her words are as followed: With reference to last Saturday's report ("Govt refutes author's claims over public trust"), I wish to make the...

Lim Chin Siong story: Clash of the Singapore historians

By Tan Bah Bah An on-going debate on the role and status of Lim Chin Siong, one of the People's Action Party's founding leaders, in the struggle for independenc can be seen as part of a wider attempt to unravel Singapore Story 101. Let's recollect the...

Catherine Lim: responding to comments on my open letter

First published on Catherinelim.sg Here's Catherine Lim response to all the comments- critical or supportive- of her recent open letter to the Prime Minister. She wrote the Q and A session with herself on her blog earlier today: Q: Has the PM replied to your letter...

Parliament speech that went unnoticed

By Tan Bah Bah One significant speech almost went by unnoticed last week in Parliament. The heated exchange between Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Workers Party chief Low Thia Khiang over the definition and need for constructive politics had everyone's attention. Observers who watched the...

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