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SENIOR MINISTER GOH UNVEILS PAP TEAM FOR MARINE PARADE GRC

Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong unveiled the PAP team that could contest Marine Parade GRC in the upcoming General Elections. In his Facebook update, the likely members include Mr Goh Chok Tong, MSF Minister Tan Chuan-Jin, Associate Professor Fatimah Lateef and Mr Seah Kian Peng. MP of the soon to be dissolved Moulmein-Kallang GRC Edwin Tong is expected to replace Tin Pei Ling.

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MARINE PARADE GRC LIKELY TO BE CAPTURED BY OPPOSITION PARTIES

The incumbents in Marine Parade are no guarantees for a win. Chok Tong, the strongest candidate due to his Premiership status is likely to be retired. Tan Chuan Jin has not much to show during his term in MOM and would not be the persuasive factor to carry Marine Parade. The rest of the team are just so so.

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VOTING IN A WEAK PRIME MINISTER IS A BETRAYAL TO SINGAPORE

Under LKY and especially under GCT, we were on way to being a 1st world society, one that is prosperous, graceful, educated and of course cultured. Will you consider our current PM to be weak? He see himself, it seems, as some sort of successes at establishing Singapore as a regional leader (although this is debatable, since both President of China and US visited our neighbours but not us)

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GOH CHOK TONG: DR TAN CHENG BOCK IS MY VERY CLOSE FRIEND

I only allowed three visitors apart from members of my immediate family. Rest is the best way to make a speedy and smooth recovery. I saw Ng Hock Lye because he had just received two stents for his arteries a few days ago. I was concerned about him. He came with Danny Ng. Both are patrons of Marine Parade GROs. I also had an almost hour-long chat with Tan Cheng Bock, my very close friend from school. We talked about mutual friends, health issues and families. Thanks, Bock. I am glad to see you in good health and keeping yourself busy.

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GOH CHOK TONG: THANK YOU, I AM RECOVERING WELL FROM MY CANCER

Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong said on Monday (Nov 24) he is “recovering well” from his surgery for prostate cancer. In a Facebook post, he thanked well-wishers for their concern, saying that their messages encouraged and cheered him up. “Only discomfort is I have not ‘broken wind’ yet and hence not allowed food or fluids other than small sips of water. This is to prevent vomiting and potential choking caused by the residual effect of GA (general anaesthesia),” he wrote.

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GOH CHOK TONG UNDERGOES SURGERY FOR PROSTRATE CANCER

Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong underwent a successful surgery for prostate cancer today (Nov 22), according to a news release issued by the office of ESM Goh. His doctor, Dr Sim Hong Gee, a senior consultant urologist in Gleneagles Hospital and visiting consultant at Singapore General Hospital (SGH), said Mr Goh is expected to make a full recovery as the cancer was localised and detected early.

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DR CATHERINE LIM: THE PAP AND THE PEOPLE — A GREAT AFFECTIVE DIVIDE

But while the PAP ideology remains the same, the people have not. Higher education, a more affluent lifestyle and exposure to the values of the western societies, have created a new generation that is not satisfied with the quantitative paradigm but looks beyond it to a larger qualitative one that most certainly includes matters of the heart, soul and spirit. While idealism, charisma and image have a special appeal for the young, feeling in general is an essential element in everybody’s life, occurring at the deepest and most basic level of human need.

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