HENG SWEE KEAT

Is Integrity Telling People In Advance About GST Hike, Or Saying Sorry For GST Hike

Is Integrity Telling People In Advance About GST Hike, Or Saying Sorry For GST Hike

The fact that GST is going to be raised sooner or later now does not even surprise Singaporeans anymore. So, is integrity really about telling Singaporeans in advance about the expected hike, or actually apologising to Singaporeans that all those noise about GST not being raised were in the end not true? Shouldn't DPM Heng, who is also the Finance Minister, show more integrity to Singaporeans by saying that the government could not fulfill its promise of just four years before, and thus apologise for this breaking of promise? That is integrity.

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Heng Says Govt Has Integrity When They Announce Planned GST Hike. Really?

Heng Says Govt Has Integrity When They Announce Planned GST Hike. Really?

His statement smacks of him praising his party to high heavens. He might have forgotten PM Lee's promise during the last election campaign that GST would not go up, quashing WP's claims that it would. No matter, because according to Heng, just because you are upfront about the raising of GST it means you have integrity, past promises be damned.

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DPM Heng: We Have No Nepotism In Temasek And GIC

DPM Heng: We Have No Nepotism In Temasek And GIC

Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat, in a reply to a Swedish journalist who pressed him on how Singapore prevents nepotism associated with a one-party government, have strongly rebutted claims that nepotism exists, and cited the examples of Temasek and GIC.

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PM To Be Heng Says Govt And People Should Work Hand In Hand To Move SG Forward

PM To Be Heng Says Govt And People Should Work Hand In Hand To Move SG Forward

Newly appointed DPM and PM-in-waiting Heng Swee Keat says that he is contemplating whether or not Singapore should continue with the very "constructive politics" that have been employed for the past 50 years. He also said that global and tech savvy Singaporeans represents the way forward and that the government will do well to harness these talent in order to move Singapore forward into the future.

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Heng: Singaporeans Not Ready For Minorities Race PM

Heng: Singaporeans Not Ready For Minorities Race PM

Heng Swee Keat has gone on record as openly saying that Singaporeans are not ready to accept a minority raced candidate as their Prime Minister. This, despite 53 years of nation building, emphasizing the point that Singapore is a multi-racial society. And despite the fact that it was Heng's own party who decided a Malay President should be at the forefront of Singapore itself.

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RAISING OF TAXES IS INEVITABLE, 70% VOTED FOR THIS

But investments and social spending are costly, and the Government must make sure it can afford them, he said. Speaking to about 2,000 activists at the PAP convention, Mr Lee said that while Singapore has enough revenue for this term of Government, spending has been going up and must rise further. And as Singapore’s spending needs grow, he stressed that Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat was right when he said that raising taxes is not a matter of whether, but when.

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