Singaporeans will have to go out to vote on 10 July when they would have preferred to stay safe from the risk of getting COVID-19. Almost three months after lockdown began, new cases still remain stubbornly in the three-digit range, a result of the PAP’s poor handling of the pandemic. The resulting economic damage could have been avoided.Read More »
Tag Archives: LEE HSIEN LOONG
GE2020: Did PAP’s Ivan Lim Indirectly Admit Allegations Against Him By Withdrawing From Election?
Or can it also be seen that because he could no longer defend himself against the testimonies of his past behaviours, the way he badly treated his staff and men under him, that he decided to withdraw in case more dirt on him gets exposed?Read More »
GE2020: PAP’s Ivan Lim Withdraws From Candidacy After Mounting Controversy
In less than 24 hours after PAP's Ivan Lim announced he was determined to carry on contesting in GE2020, he U-turned and withdrew his candidacy. If Lim and the PAP thought they could quell the criticisms against Lim, they probably realised how wrong they were and how grossly they underestimated the intensity of the feedback against Lim's conduct.Read More »
GE2020: Lee Hsien Yang Says You Can Love Singapore And Yet Not Vote For PAP
First, he said that the PAP has lost its way. He said that the current government is distinctly different from when LKY was PM and subsequently MM. Second, he said that it is possible to be a loyal Singaporean, to be proud of our past accomplishments, to love Singapore and yet to not vote PAP.Read More »
GE2020: Lee Hsien Yang Has Joined PSP As A Party Member, Will He Stand In The Coming Elections?
Lee Hsien Yang - the son of the late Lee Kuan Yew, and brother of the current Prime Minister, will has just joined the opposition Progress Singapore Party as a member. This was announced early this morning at the Tiong Bahru market by PSP Sec Gen Dr Tan Cheng Bock, who also handed Mr Lee his member card at the same time.Read More »
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".Read More »
PSP Leong Mun Wai: Covid19 Speeches By Lee Hsien Loong And Lawrence Wong Lack Substance
On 10 June, Leong Mun Wai called out the speeches by Lee Hsien Loong and Lawrence Wong as being "far short of substance" especially when Singaporeans were hoping to find answers to soothe their anxieties caused by Covid19. Instead Leong Mun Wai raised 10 points which Lee Hsien Loong or Lawrence Wong could have addressed instead of spewing out empty rhetoric.Read More »
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?Read More »
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.Read More »
Marina Bay Sands Casino Faces Money Laundering Probe By US Department Of Justice
Bloomberg reported that Singapore's Marina Bay Sands (MBS) is facing a money laundering probe by the US Department of Justice (DOJ) for alleged money-laundering. It was said that the MBS may be investigated over how it handled the accounts of its top gamblers.Read More »