Tag Archives: Former PAP Member

GE2020: Sudden Resignation By Three PAP Ex-Heavyweights

Even as Singapore's political parties are preparing for GE2020, three People's Action Party (PAP) members announced their resignation with less than a week to Nomination Day (30 June). The three ex-heavyweights millionaires are Yaacob Ibrahim, Goh Chok Tong and Khaw Boon Wan, who were all once Cabinet Ministers. As these men bid farewell to politics, let us remember them for some of their more memorable quotes.

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GEORGE YEO: S’POREANS MORE VOCAL NOW AS GOVT MORE LENIENT ON DISSENT

Former PAP minister of foreign affairs George Yeo said yesterday that Singaporeans are more vocal these days as compared to the 1990s because of social media and the government's more lenient stance towards dissent. The 60 year-old chairman of Kerry Logistics Network says that civic participation these days is "much healthier", but warned that the change brings about new tensions and also possibilities.

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