Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong. He has publicly said, somewhat pleadingly, that Singapore needs a political party that governs Singapore to have a "clear majority" in Parliament. And he also said that this strong party needs the mandate for more than 20 years from now.
Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat, in a reply to a Swedish journalist who pressed him on how Singapore prevents nepotism associated with a one-party government, have strongly rebutted claims that nepotism exists, and cited the examples of Temasek and GIC.
Minister Shanmugam have come out to defend his heavily criticised viral video that he made with "Ah Lian", played by actress Michelle Chong. The video was released just a few days before the Fake News Bill was read and subsequently approved in Parliament, and the video was branded by netizens as the PAP's way to justify why Fake News Law is necessary.
The PAP have been reported in their mouthpiece, the Straits Times as having started their selection process for the next generation of Yes men and women to take on the role of PAP candidates in the coming General Election. In case Singaporeans are still in the dark, lately, there has been an increase in the door-to-door visits done by MPs to their residents houses, signalling the beginning of showing their faces for the coming Elections.
A man was caught red handed and shamed on photos circulated online over the weekend, that showed him swapping the licence plate of his gold-plated BMW at a petrol station in Malaysia. Online comments speculated that he did that to avoid paying fines or possibly even to avoid getting identified for traffic offences that he was going to commit over in Malaysia.
The Singapore Red Cross becomes the latest Singapore entity to have its website hacked, thus exposing potentially the data of about 4,297 potential Singaporean blood donors. The unauthorized access happened on May 8th, but the leak was only made public by the Singapore Red Cross (SRC) on 16 May.
An Indian national foreign worker will face a charge of aggravated rape after a female university student was reportedly attacked and raped somewhere in Kranji. The Indian national, Chinnaiah Karthik, 21, was alleged to have approached the 23 year old student along Turf Club Avenue at around 1.30am on May 4.
Wong said that the “Government maintains an arms-length relationship with the companies and does not interfere in their operational decisions such as remuneration.” When they themselves are the Board of Directors in said company, how is it then possible not to interfere in the operation decisions such as remuneration?
The woman behind the Watian petition that eventually got them banned from performing their concert in SG just one day before they are due to perform, is at it again. She has updated her petition on Monday May 13th, titled More extreme (death and black) metal bands scheduled to perform in Singapore”.
Chee, in his reply to Leon Perera in their heated discussion about the Live telecasts, had said that there is no great demand for a live feed and that there is no need to look for imaginary problems when no problems exist and when the status quo has worked well so far. Quite how he came to this conclusion, no one knows.