Tag Archives: LEE HSIEN LOONG

GE2020: Parties Given Sufficient Time Before Parliament Dissolved?

In a sudden national broadcast, PM Lee Hsien Loong announced on 23 June 4pm that he had advised President Halimah Yacob to dissolve Parliament. He gave excuses why the GE2020 should be called before April 2021, citing reasons like Covid19 and the threat of external uncertainties. This paves way for Singapore to see GE2020 Polling Day to be on 10 July. Given how political parties and candidates only had 5 days between 18 June and 23 June when Parliament is dissolved, it seems the PAP thinks that having a preparation time of less than a week is "sufficient".

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GE2020: Should S’pore Continue To Trust A PAP Team Without Foresight?

In his speech yesterday, PM Lee took credit for keeping the number of fatalities in Singapore low. That the number of fatalities is low reflects on the diligence of our nurses, doctors and other essential workers in our healthcare sector. How can our leaders take credit for keeping the fatalities here low, but not take responsibility for the number of infected persons in Singapore which is nearing the 40,000 new cases mark?

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Is the 7-20 June Series of National Broadcasts a Series of PAP Rally Speeches?

Under normal circumstances, nobody really gives two shits about a PAP rallies. However, COVID-19 has made many Singaporeans start tuning in attentively to the Prime Minister's broadcasts. Seizing the opportunity, the PAP rolled out a series of "national broadcasts" about the post-covid-19 future from 7 to 20 June which looks suspiciously like an election rally schedule.

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Does Ho Ching Speak On Behalf Of The Government?

Granted, she's the PM's wife and privy to govt planning, but is she a minister or member of Parliament? If not, then she should refrain from answering publicly posted questions that are meant for Govt agencies to answer. Because majority of Singaporeans cannot tell the difference. They see PM's wife, they automatically assume she can speak for him in official matters. But if the govt has other plans it can cause a conflict of interest.

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Covid19: Ho Ching Says 4G Leadership Underestimated the Virus and Made Mistakes in Recalling Singaporeans Back

PM Lee Hsien Loong wife now ownself admit that the government made a mistake in recalling Singaporeans back home when they saw the numbers of infected people spiking overseas. This mistake was further compounded by the fact that the government allowed these returnees to go home with only stay home notices, meaning that those with the virus could potentially go on to infect other members of their households and the entire society at large.

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