Tag Archives: DPM Teo

MINISTERS GO ALL OUT TO DEFEND BIG BROTHER LOONG

And as expected, while the whip was conveniently lifted for PAP MPs to question their boss in Parliament on the Oxley Road saga, no one from PAP did that so far. In fact, DPM Teo followed up PM Lee's statement with his own statement, followed by Minister for National Development Lawrence Wong also addressing Parliament. Instead of questioning PM Lee on this issue, they went all guns blazing defending the Saga in PM Lee's favour. In fact, they cast further questions on the integrity of Lee Hsien Yang and Dr Lee Wei Ling. In fact, they painted the picture that the allegations made by the siblings are all baseless, that all of the Ministers have acted in accordance to what is accepted, and they had kept the siblings in the loop on all the matter that they have decided on the matter. So, what is this Parliamentary sitting about? To elaborate more on the issue at hand about Oxley Road, or to defend PM Lee, sings his merits, and paint his siblings as the villains? The way the Ministers are defending their boss, it would seem so.

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DPM TEO ADVISES PUBLIC SECTOR TO BE IN TOUCH WITH THE GROUND

He also added that Civil servants must also work closely in a coordinated manner across different agencies, and equip themselves with skills to constantly innovate. Basically, what he is saying is that the public sector must always be in touch with the average Singaporeans, all Singaporeans should work together no matter their differing backgrounds, and that all of us must be fully equipped with skills to better face the future. Could might as well advise this to his cohort of Ministers himself. Those high paying Ministers don;t seem to be in touch with the common Singaporeans, not with statements like buying milk that is cheapest for your toddlers, or saying HDB flats are affordable to all Singaporeans. And yes, we do see all Ministers working well with each other, when they are out to slam the other elected MPs from the opposition. As for skills to better equip ourselves? Some Minister already said University education is not the guarantee of an iron rice bowl.

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