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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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GLOBALIZATION HAS NOT LED TO FAIR DISTRIBUTION OF BENEFITS TO S'POREANS

I refer to the article “At APEC, PM Lee calls for fair distribution of globalisation’s benefits” (Channel NewsAsia, Nov 11). It states that “It is important to ensure that the economic benefits of digitalisation and globalisation are “fairly distributed”, said Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Saturday (Nov 11).

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CHEE SOON JUAN WRITES TO PM LEE TO CALL FOR A BY-ELECTION

Singapore Democratic Party's Chee Soon Juan has written to PM Lee to call for a By-Election for Marsiling-Yew Tee GRC in light of Mdm Halimah Yacob's resignation. He asked if PM Lee agrees with Mr Chan Chun Sing for previously saying that there will not be a By-Election. If he does not receive a response, he will "proceed to take the necessary steps to rectify the situation".

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MAN WHO HELD ONE-MAN DEMO AT RAFFLES PLACE SUFFERED FROM DELUSIONAL DISORDER

Yan Jun, who is a Singaporean, is also facing two other charges of similar offences outside the US Embassy and the British High Commission.

Yan has been in remand since his arrest. It was also revealed that Yan was diagnosed in February this year with delusional disorder of a persecutory type, and he was remanded at the IMH.

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LEGAL ACTION AGAINST WP JUST A DISTRACTION FROM OXLEY SAGA & RESERVED PRESIDENCY!

Gilbert Goh thinks the legal action against Workers' Party is just a distraction from the problems plaguing Oxley saga and the upcoming Presidential election. He compared this to Ang Mo Kio Town Council's alleged corruption which was mysteriously solved by dismissing a general manager and settled out of public scrutiny.

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