Tag: Lee Hsien Loong

Lee Hsien Loong’s awkward handshake with Donald Trump – and others

Lee Hsien Loong’s awkward handshake with Donald Trump – and others

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s awkward handshake with United States President Donald Trump has made the rounds online and has also drawn ridicule and criticism. Some say the Singapore PM’s seemingly effeminate pose as he extends his hand is a sign of weakness or deference […]

Lee Hsien Loong should challenge LKY’s will in court, or accept it as final and binding

Lee Hsien Loong should challenge LKY’s will in court, or accept it as final and binding

Lee siblings insist, correctly, the place to challenge LKY’s will is in court “If Hsien Loong wishes to challenge the will, the correct forum was and is the courts,” say the two siblings of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in a statement on Thursday, 6 […]

No one above the law; will not sue siblings: PM Lee Hsien Loong

No one above the law; will not sue siblings: PM Lee Hsien Loong

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said in Parliament on Monday that no one is above the law. However, he also said that he will not sue his siblings for allegations made against him. PM Lee was giving his side of the story in the ongoing […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Gov’t not been silent on tudung issue but needs to allow public discussion

Gov’t not been silent on tudung issue but needs to allow public discussion

The tudung issue is once again in the spotlight, after Workers’ Party Member of Parliament Muhamad Faisal Bin Abdul Manap raised it in Parliament this week. Mr Faisal had also spoken on the issue at last month’s parliamentary sitting. His call, for the government to […]

Only 2% say S’pore’s 4G leaders “much better” than previous generation leaders: Blackbox survey

Only 2% say S’pore’s 4G leaders “much better” than previous generation leaders: Blackbox survey

A survey by Blackbox, a research agency, in February has found that only 2% of Singaporeans feel the 4th generation (4G) leadership is “much better” than previous generation leaders. “Leadership was very much a topic again in February, following Prime Minister Lee’s appearance on BBC’s […]

Remove anti-gay law? Let social attitudes change first, says PM Lee

Remove anti-gay law? Let social attitudes change first, says PM Lee

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has reiterated his position on section 377A of the Penal Code, the law which criminalises sex between adult males, even if the act is consensual. “My personal view is that if I don’t have a problem, this is an uneasy […]