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Lee Kuan Yew, PM Lee, DPM Teo, Chief of Gov’t Comms, Ministerial Committee, Cabinet Ministers – what a confusing mess!

Lee Kuan Yew, PM Lee, DPM Teo, Chief of Gov’t Comms, Ministerial Committee, Cabinet Ministers – what a confusing mess!

You can’t blame Lee Hsien Yang or Lee Wei Ling for feeling upset over the fate of their father’s house. The two children of the late founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew have been engaged in a war of words with their eldest brother, Prime […]

S’pore-China to “move ahead with full effort on forward-looking agenda”: Tharman

S’pore-China to “move ahead with full effort on forward-looking agenda”: Tharman

[Photo – Channel Newsasia: Tharman & Li] In a sign of improving relations between the two countries, Chinese premier Li Keqiang has accepted an invitation from Singapore to visit the island-state. The invitation from Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong was conveyed to Mr Li by […]

A question MPs should ask PM Lee on 3 July: will you subject yourself to a COI?

A question MPs should ask PM Lee on 3 July: will you subject yourself to a COI?

Members of Parliament (MPs) will ask Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong many questions on 3 July. It is also expected that PM Lee and his ministers will give a full response to queries. The House, however, suffers from one thing: it is a one-sided Parliament […]

Let’s not twist Lee Kuan Yew’s words – he wanted his house demolished, period

Let’s not twist Lee Kuan Yew’s words – he wanted his house demolished, period

The Government seems to be on a campaign to turn Mr Lee Kuan Yew’s wish about his house into something else. And it is doing so by clutching at straws to shore up its misguided attempts to change what Mr Lee had wanted – the […]

“I want to feed as many poor in rental flats as possible”

“I want to feed as many poor in rental flats as possible”

[Photo: Vivian Pan, right, talking to residents on Friday] “I want to feed as many poor in rental flats as much as possible,” Vivian Pan tells publichouse.sg. “I want to help the single-parent community also… be it counselling, providing grocery, or any form of help.” […]

Gov’t should take matter to court and not make insinuations on social media

Gov’t should take matter to court and not make insinuations on social media

The Government has been warning about fake news recently, urging Singaporeans to be more critical and discerning when reading things online. Yet, presently, it is ministers themselves, including the Prime Minister, who are making unsubstantiated allegations against the Prime Minister’s siblings and in-laws, on social […]

PM Lee’s position untenable

PM Lee’s position untenable

Singaporeans have been transfixed by the ongoing war of words between the children of the late former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew (LKY). While there have been much said by both sides, one thing the two parties agree on is this: the dispute, or feud, […]

PH’s response to misguided accusations: no, we do not want traffickers to go unpunished

PH’s response to misguided accusations: no, we do not want traffickers to go unpunished

Since the publication of this article on publichouse.sg, “The hanging of Muhammad Ridzuan – a family left to pick up the pieces”, some have accused this website of arguing for drug traffickers to not be punished, or to be allowed to go scot-free. It is […]

The hanging of Muhammad Ridzuan – a family left to pick up the pieces

The hanging of Muhammad Ridzuan – a family left to pick up the pieces

[Photo above: Family photo; Ridzuan, second from right] Under Singapore’s death penalty regime, and contrary to what some may say, there are no winners, only victims. As the crowd of family and friends kept vigil outside the walls of Changi Prison, one among them was […]

ASAS’ handling of Pink Dot ad goes against Singapore’s Shared Values

ASAS’ handling of Pink Dot ad goes against Singapore’s Shared Values

[Headline photo: TODAY] The Advertising Standards Authority of Singapore (ASAS) claims that the line “Supporting the freedom to love” on a Pink Dot banner in Cineleisure goes against Singapore’s Shared Values. This can be inferred from a report in Marketing, which reported the council’s view […]