Tag: Tharman

Mixed marriages or couplehood: Do you care what Tan Boon Lee or Lee Kuan...

Is the hoo-ha over the Ngee Ann Polytechnic lecturer just a storm in the multi-racial teacup which will subside and be forgotten as swiftly...

Writer Sudhir Thomas Vadaketh outlines reasons for hope amid 4G succession crisis

Singapore—In a piece for new media outfit thehomeground.asia, writer Sudhir Thomas Vadaketh argues that there are “reasons” for hope in spite of the shock...

Outrage over local company that pays part-timers S$5 an hour

Singapore -- A local job advertisement that offered a rate of S$5 per hour to part-timers sparked outrage amongst netizens. A screengrab of the job...

Netizens tease Yee Jenn Jong: How did you get Tharman to become a “man...

Singapore — Workers' Party politician Yee Jenn Jong has made netizens smile with photo of himself with Senior Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam in matching blue...

UK is ready for an Indian Prime Minister, so should Singapore

The United Kingdom is ready for an Indian Prime Minister, so Singapore should be ready for a Prime Minister who is Indian, Malay or...

SM Tharman: Jobs will remain challenge over the next year and possibly longer

Singapore — Senior Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam has sounded a warning note concerning employment not only in Singapore but also around the world for the...

Jamus Lim recalls his days working at Burger King as he thanks MPS volunteers

Workers' Party (WP) politician Jamus Lim recalled his days working at a Burger King outlet in his teenage years as he thanked his Meet-the-People...

WP politician asserts that GRC, NCMP schemes examples of ‘free riding’

Workers' Party (WP) politician Yee Jenn Jong has asserted that the Group Representation Constituency (GRC) scheme, the Non-Constituency Member of Parliament (NCMP) scheme and...

Deepening pressure on Singapore’s ruling party to democratise

By: Lily Zubaidah Rahim Singapore has been governed by the People's Action Party (PAP) since 1959. The results of Singapore's July 2020 General Election sent...

Calvin Cheng gushes over Pritam Singh’s voice and stature after first week of Parliament

Ex-Nominated Member of Parliament (NMP) Calvin Cheng gushed over Leader of the Opposition Pritam Singh's voice and stature, in a Facebook post published at...
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