HENG SWEE KEAT

DPM Heng Does Not Rule Out GE During Covid19, But Why Boundaries Report Still Not Out Yet?

DPM Heng Does Not Rule Out GE During Covid19, But Why Boundaries Report Still Not Out Yet?

This has led to opposition WP member Yee Jenn Jong to question if the GE has to be held no matter what, then why is the Elections Department not released the EBRC report, even after months working on it. He also indicated that this was the best time to show that the Elections Department and the government are independent of each other.

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Pritam Singh: GST Is A Regressive Tax

Pritam Singh: GST Is A Regressive Tax

In the post Budget debate in Parliament on Friday, WP's Pritam Singh reiterated the Workers' Party stance on the GST, even though DPM and Finance Minister has said that GST will not be raised in 2021, but will have to be raised eventually by 2025. In his speech, Mr Pritam Singh said that the WP still stand by their earlier comments, that the GST is a regressive tax, and that the tax raise would hit the low and middle income, retirees and seniors particularly hard as they would have to manage their expenditures more frugally, because offsets do not last forever.

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Heng Says Singapore Together Is New Singapore Way, Conveniently Just Before Elections Period

Heng Says Singapore Together Is New Singapore Way, Conveniently Just Before Elections Period

All these talks are conveniently timed to seamlessly portray the Government as very open minded and working hand-in-hand with Singaporeans. Heng did not comment on the fact that GST will be raised in the near future, nor about the Reserved Presidency Election, nor on POFMA, or on the proposed 10m population, or CECA, or even about the rising in transportation, electricity and water bills, amongst many others. And these key policy changes were effected by the government without getting the thoughts of ordinary Singaporeans.

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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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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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