Home News Featured News Calls for to be the next PM grows louder online

Calls for Tharman to be the next PM grows louder online




- Advertisement -

Calls for Deputy Prime Minister to be made Prime Minister of Singapore grew louder online after The (ST) published an article titled, ‘Who will lead Singapore next?’. The article had listed , Chan Chun Sing, Tan Chuan-Jin, Lawrence Wong and Ng Chee Meng to be among the contenders for the top position.

Majority of commenters who posted their views on ST’s article published in its Facebook though are in favour of someone who is not mentioned in the article to be Singapore’s next Prime Minister – SHANMUGARATNAM.

The 3 comments which got the most number of likes in ST’s Facebook post of the story had all picked Tharman.
1Some other commenters took offence that neither a minority candidate or a women were listed in the ST article.

Tharman is the only Cabinet Minister who has openly expressed that a strong opposition is good for both and Singapore, and is widely popular with Singaporeans.
1Who do you think should be Singapore’s next PM?

- Advertisement -

Do take the poll: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LHLBPFK
Create your own user feedback survey
Follow us on Social Media

Send in your scoops to news@theindependent.sg 

- Advertisement -

Dining in allowed from June 21, but only in pairs

Singapore —  Dining in at F&B outlets can resume from Monday (June 21) but only in groups of up to two people, announced Minister for Trade and Industry Gan Kim Yong on Friday (June 18). Previously it was announced that dining in...

S’pore ‘an exception to massive increase in public debt’ globally, thanks to reserves: Lawrence Wong

Singapore - In an interview with American news outlet CNBC, Finance Minister Lawrence Wong explained how Singapore is “an exception” to the “massive increases in public debt and public spending” caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, thanks to accumulated reserves. During the CNBC...

Sun Xueling’s post about ‘wife only in front seat’ car sticker turns into online argument about what ‘sia’ really means

Singapore—A Facebook post from Member of Parliament Sun Xueling (--Punggol West SMC) showing a bit of a lighter side on Wednesday (June 16) inadvertently resulted in some confusion over the expression “sia” of all things. Ms Sun posted a photo of a...
Follow us on Social Media

Send in your scoops to news@theindependent.sg