ong teng cheong

ONG TENG CHEONG HAVE MOUNTAIN NAMED AFTER HIM

For the first time ever, a mountain have been named after a prominent Singaporean. And if you think it is LKY, then you are wrong. In the middle of a remote Tien Shan range that extends along the border between Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and China, the mountain in question has been named the Ong Teng Cheong peak.

Filed Under: 

TAN CHENG BOCK APPEALS AGAINST HIGH COURT'S DECISION ON PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

Dr Tan Cheng Bock has decided to appeal against the High Court for dismissing his application to contest the legitimacy of the upcoming Presidential Election. Despite having intentions to run for Presidency, he was not considered eligible due to amendments to the Constitution and the introduction of the reserved presidency. In Dr Tan's application, he called for an open election and disagreed with the government's decision for counting Mr Wee Kim Wee as the first popularly elected President.

Filed Under: 

IN 2002 PM GOH CALLED ONG TENG CHEONG S'PORES 1ST ELECTED PRESIDENT BUT PAP GOVT FLIP PRATA NOW?

What PM Goh wrote in his condolence letter to Ong Teng Cheong's family in 2002: "As the first elected President, Teng Cheong had to work the new two-key system..." Do note that PM Goh was writing as head of government, representing the govt's views. So how can you say that to a grieving family only to years later argue in court that it is not true?

Filed Under: 

HIGH COURT DISMISSES TAN CHENG BOCK'S CONSTITUTIONAL CHALLENGE, SURPRISE?

The High Court dismissed Dr Tan Cheng Bock's constitutional challenge to the upcoming reserved Presidential Election. This comes after the AGC accused Dr Tan of being selfish for undermining multiracial representation and for wanting to run in the next election. Dr Tan has until next Wednesday to file a notice of appeal and has not reached a conclusion. Does this come as a surprise? Have we lost yet another hopeful candidate who can actually be our voice?

Filed Under: 

Pages

Advertisement
Subscribe to RSS - ong teng cheong