Tag Archives: CHAN CHUN SING

CHEE SOON JUAN WRITES TO PM LEE TO CALL FOR A BY-ELECTION

Singapore Democratic Party's Chee Soon Juan has written to PM Lee to call for a By-Election for Marsiling-Yew Tee GRC in light of Mdm Halimah Yacob's resignation. He asked if PM Lee agrees with Mr Chan Chun Sing for previously saying that there will not be a By-Election. If he does not receive a response, he will "proceed to take the necessary steps to rectify the situation".

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PRITAM SINGH: WERE LOCALS BEHIND SMEAR TACTIC AGAINST WP IN GE2015?

Posting his thoughts on Minister without Portfolio Chan Chun Sing's speech today on possible attempts by foreign powers to influence local politics and electoral processes, Workers' Party member of parliament for Aljunied Pritam Singh wrote that there could have been a local hand behind a well known smear tactic against the WP and its supporters during the 2015 General Elections.

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NETIZENS START PETITION DEMANDING PAP GOVT TO RECOGNISE ONG TENG CHEONG AS S’PORES FIRST ELECTED PRESIDENT

This is a call for the Government of Singapore, led by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, to not disregard and disrespect Mr Ong Teng Cheong as our nation’s first Elected President. We contend that the Attorney General is wrong in advising the Government that Mr Wee was our country’s first Elected President simply because Mr Wee had exercised the powers under the Elected President scheme; and we ask that the honour be rightly bestowed on Mr Ong Teng Cheong instead.

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HOW DID CORRUPT MSF STAFF SIPHON $340,000 FROM UNDER CHAN CHUN SING’S NOSE?

On Thursday (22 Dec), MSF staff Chia Kwang Hwee was sentenced to 64 months' jail for stealing more than $340k in public funds meant for the needy. While the MSM widely reported the conviction, they left out critical facts that call into question the competence of MSF and then-Minister Chan Chun Sing. As we can see, it took a full 2 years for the SPF to complete its investigation. Was the crime really that sophisticated? The facts of the case seem to indicate otherwise. How did Chia manage to siphon off so much under the nose of then Minister for MSF Chan Chun Sing?

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WHAT IS A SINGAPOREAN CORE WHEN IT DOES NOT APPLY TO SINGAPOREANS ONLY?

CCS seems to be hinting now that the Singaporean core does not mean being Singaporeans only! In other words, it's ok for non-Singaporeans to be included in our Singaporean core. What is he talking about? I recalled the term "Singaporean core" first came up in a Parliamentary debate in early 2013 when it was revealed that DPM Tharman and then Manpower Minister Tan Chuan-Jin had met up with senior management staff in the banking industry. They were telling the bank management to make more efforts to develop a Singaporean core in their banks. The meetings with the bank management came about because there had been unhealthy foreign enclaves emerging and job discrimination against our own Singaporeans in the banking industry.

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