Tag: Covid-19 response

Public service report: ‘Kampung’ spirit of S’poreans shines during Covid-19 pandemic

Singapore – While Covid-19 has disrupted the economy and livelihoods, many Singaporeans have stepped forward and shown strong community spirit, according to a report...

PM Lee compares Singapore to Garden of Eden—again: “You leave… you cannot go back”

Singapore—On Wednesday (Sept 2), in his first speech in Parliament since the General Election in July, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong touched on a...

Indranee Rajah: Latest Covid-19 Budget measures not exempt from scrutiny in Parliament

Singapore—Indranee Rajah took to Facebook on Sunday (Aug 23) to explain why the most recent Covid-19 budget measures were announced via broadcast instead of...

Indonesia minister takes a swipe at other countries’ Covid-19 response including the US and...

Jakarta – Indonesia's Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment, Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan, gave a subtle remark, criticising the Covid-19 response of countries like The...

Faisal Manap: Did in-principle President Halimah Yacob know the exact amount of our reserves?

UPDATE (as of June 10, 5.50pm) :  DPM Heng addressed the following points in the Fortitude Budget Debate Round-Up Speech on 5 June 2020: C17. Mr Faisal Manap and...

Facebook user’s premonition if there are no checks and balances on PAP

A Facebook user has gone public with a rather gloomy premonition for Singapore, claiming that should there be no checks and balances on the...

“Circuit breaker” term attributed to Gan Kim Yong’s electrical engineering background

Some people have hypothesised online that the reason for Singapore's use of the term "circuit breaker" during the Covid-19 pandemic could be due to...

SDP calls on Government to raise wages, reduce rental, and suspend GST

The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) has issued a statement calling on the Government to implement specific measures in response to the effects of Covid-19...