Was Heng Swee Keat ousted?

For a development which should not have been a surprise, DPM Heng Swee Keat’s decision to step aside as the 4G leader to become...

Lawrence Wong has my vote

Heng Swee Keat, 60, was supposed to be the white knight leader ushering Singaporeans out of Covid-19 and, in the process, cementing his promised...

Quo vadis, PSP?

I write this column with no inside knowledge of the goings-on in the Progress Singapore Party. To be privy to such knowledge and write...

George Nonis said in 1991 George Yeo would become PM and that there would...

So George Yeo did not become Prime Minister. Satirist cartoonist and author George Nonis made a number of interesting predictions in a book in...

Count On Me, Singapore: Lost in the big Maharashtra floods of 2005?

If not for Covid-19 and what is unfolding in Myanmar, I would describe the last 14 days as a slow news fortnight. There was...

Unleash The Roar: Worthy goal – or just another pipe dream?

Here we go again. And, truly, I wish the Football Association of Singapore well with its ambitious Unleash The Roar project to get Singapore...

NAC: Stop quarrelling with The Substation and help Chiya Amos

The late DPM, Foreign and Culture Minister S Rajaratnamonce observed that many Singaporeans knew the exact price of almost everything but could not always...

National reserves: Whatever their strategic value, Singaporeans have right to know how they are...

  The ruling People’s Action Party is weaponising knowledge of the exact amount of Singapore’s national reserves as a way of helping it stay in...

Clementi, Dover, Kranji: Singapore’s grand conservation plan is to plant trees and destroy forests

Yes, we love to plant trees. Since Lee Kuan Yew started the whole ritual, at least 10,000 saplings are planted every year since 1963...

Vivian Balakrishnan and Pritam Singh: TraceTogether debate shows closing gap between PAP and Opposition...

The standard playbook for Parliament used to be different. A battery of government MPs would play around with a couple of lonely Opposition MPs...
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