Tag Archives: Dr Tan Cheng Bock

Dr Tan Cheng Bock Calls For Independent Review Of Parti Liyani’s Case

Even though the Attorney General’s Chambers (AGC), Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and Ministry of Manpower (MOM) have promised to be accountable by holding a review, Dr Tan Cheng Bock wonders if the reviews are "independent enough to be 100% objective." Dr Tan Cheng Bock counter-proposes that the government should create an independent review board to look into this case. The benefits of having an independent body will be its ability to uncover any "underlying systematic faults" instead of chasing after short-sighted targets like hunting for individual human errors and finding scapegoats.

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GE2020: Dr Tan Cheng Bock Gets Heckled During Walkabout

While Dr Tan Cheng Bock was doing a Progress Singapore Party (PSP) walkabout at the Redhill area, a tattooed man in blue suddenly went up Dr Tan Cheng Bock and started shouting at him in Chinese. The man was also seen to be gesturing rudely at Dr Tan. Dr Tan Cheng Bock and his entourage responded to this incident in a cool and calm manner.

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The smaller minority parties will set conditions to join. There will be a lot of horse trading and bargaining for ministerial posts and other key appointments. So you might get a DPM from a minority party or a finance minister from yet another party, as seen in many countries with coalition governments. In such scenarios, each party would want to exert its influence and impress the people to score political points. More importantly, they may also try to court the President’s favour to utilise the reserves and lobby the appointments of key personnel in the civil service and stat boards.

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